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Contracted Student Intern – Office of Recovery and Empowerment

The Office of Recovery and Empowerment Student Intern will work with Older Adult Support groups. Duties will include: creating a survey for Certified Older Adult Peer Specialists; analyzing data, and assisting with compiling data from older adult peer initiatives, and scheduling Older Adult Support Groups.

Preferred Qualifications:
This internship opportunity is for a Postgraduate student who must be currently enrolled in a postgraduate program at an accredited College or University.
Knowledge of mental health systems.
Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency.
Additional Information:
Benefits are unavailable with the exception of sick leave accruals.
All employees will be paid on a biweekly basis and must have direct deposit.
Period of Service:

5/27/2018 through 9/1/2018

DMH Mission Statement:

The Department of Mental Health assures and provides access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research.

Pre-Hire Process:

A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit

Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines.

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

For questions, please contact Health Human Resources at 1-800-850-6968.


Please see Preferred Qualifications.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Official Title: Contracted Student Interns
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston-25 Staniford Street
Job: Administrative Services
Agency: Department of Mental Health
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Job Posting: May 9, 2018, 12:52:43 PM
Number of Openings: 1
Salary: 13.00 – 19.00 Hourly
If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Joy Connell – 617-626-8133
Bargaining Unit: Non
Confidential: No

If interested, please apply here.