Psychology Internships

Agency & Contact Information

Agency Name: Becoming Independent
Address: 1425 Corporate Center Parkway/Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Phone: (707) 524-6600
Supervisor: Sarah Ross
Fax: (707) 527-1206

Internship Description

Job Title: Student Intern - Day Programs

Compensation: unpaid
Internship Length: varies
Hours Per Week: 10 - 37.5 hrs (schedule accommodates both the student and the department)

Population: Adults
Focus: Developmental Disabilities, Autism, Education, Mental Health
Setting: Community Agency, Business, Adult Day Program

Duties: Student Interns focus on working with adults with developmental disabilities in instructional and/or community activities.


– must be physically capable of operating a motor vehicle safely

– possess a valid Class C California Driver’s License, or be able to demonstrate the ability to travel on visits to various locations in the city which may or may not be reachable by public transportation 

– must pass TB test and criminal background check, as required by State law

Additional Information:

Becoming Independent is a non-profit agency that supports people with disabilities in their efforts to live meaningful and productive lives in Sonoma, Napa, and Solano counties.  Within Becoming Independent, there are Supported Living Services, Employment Services, Production and Contract Services, Day Services (Personal Enrichment, Community Integrated Services, and ProArts).

This internship was updated 8/01/14