Internship Opportunities

Thank you for considering Wright County Health & Human Services (WCHHS) for your social work internship. WCHHS supports continuing education by providing learning opportunities for individuals interested in one of the Health and Human Services disciplines.

To apply for an internship online, scroll to the end of the page and enter your information. You must complete all requirements listed below before your internship starts. An accompanying resume is not required, however, including a resume may give the review committee additional information to consider.

The unpaid social work internship provides knowledge and skills to students in:

  • Case plan development
  • Case consultation
  • Public speaking
  • Individual, Family, and Group Therapy
  • Clinical supervision
  • Mappings
  • Foster care placements

Placement concentrations

  • Adult Mental Health
  • Aging Services
  • Child Protection
  • Children’s Mental Health
  • Disability Services
  • Intake & Assessment
  • Licensing & Resource

Duties and tasks:

  • Work with individuals, families, groups, and community providers
  • Shadow workers during client visits
  • Provide social work and case management services
  • Participate in training, unit meetings, case consultation, case planning, documentation of time, and client activity

Basic skills and knowledge required

  • Strong writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Basic understanding of mental health diagnosis, family systems theory, and client-engagement skills

Supervising Field Instructor qualifications:

  • MSW with more than two years of post-grad experience
  • Background in social work, psychology, school counseling, and licensed marriage and family therapy


  • 18 years or older
  • Criminal background clearance
  • Photo ID
  • Must commit to a minimum of 420 hours of in-house internship