Psychology Internships


Agency & Contact Information

Agency Name: Private Home
Phone: (707) 526-7810
Supervisor: Jeannie Kelly

Internship Description

Job Title: Instructional Aide and/or Respite Worker

Compensation: Paid
Amount/Type: $12-$15 per hour
Internship Length: 1 year
Hours Per Week: 3-6 hours per week, mornings or afternoons

Population: Children, Families
Focus: Autism, Developmental Disabilities
Setting: Family Home

Duties: We are looking for motivated and thoughtful students to collaborate with us in creating an educational home program for out 16-year-old daughter, Erin.  0ur goal is to help Erin progress in her communicative abilities. We have a program in place for helping her learn her AAC system. We need interns/aides to learn her AAC system and communicate with her using it.

  • take her on outings to the mall, bowling, etc.
  • engage with her in these activities while communicating with her though her AAC device


  • Enrolled in SSU's Undergraduate Psychology Department or has worked as an instructional aide in a developmentaly disabled classroom, or have some child development college units.
  • good technology skills including using iPad
  • creative, fun, and engaging with a sense of humor

Additional Information:See flyer here.

This internship was updated 7/1/2015