Forest Institute, in a
partnership with Burrell Behavioral Health, has an externship program to provide real
world employment opportunities in
mental health for qualified graduate students enrolled in Forest programs.
The one-year, paid externships while not
part of Forest academic programs will,
nevertheless, provide externs with valuable work experience in
mental health that will make them more competitive in
the workforce, and make it easier for participants to cover tuition or
The 20 hour per week externships earn $14 per hour. Students must be approved by their program dean before acceptance
- Must be admitted to an academic program or be current full-time student.
- Must have a car, and be prepared to drive clients in vehicle.
- Must have a bachelor's degree in social science or related degree
- An Interview is required of eligible students