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There’s no substitute for experience.

Here at Gaudenzia, we welcome motivated, empathic learners who want to explore their talents, find their strengths, and fill in the gaps.  

Cultivating Tomorrow’s Helpers

If you’re seeking an internship with a mission-based organization where your contributions make a difference, you’re in the right place.

We take pride in collaborating with our interns to create learning opportunities that not only satisfy course requirements but reach beyond them. Our team provides hands-on training, mentorship, and support from seasoned professionals who are passionate about what they do.  

Gaudenzia’s multi-disciplinary internship program is designed to help prepare students for a range of professions within the behavioral healthcare field, including:

  • Counseling
  • Social Work
  • Nursing
  • Information Technology
  • Risk Management
  • Food Service & Safety

Don’t see your profession of choice listed? Reach out to our team. As our internship program expands, our learning opportunities continually evolve to meet the needs of our applicants and our organization. 

Make a Difference from Day One

Our interns continually enhance our company culture and allow us to be innovative and current while addressing individual and institutional needs. With us, your voice matters.

We’re proud to receive applications from individuals who range in age from 20-60 and above, and we’re delighted to work with students who attend academic programs from the associate’s level up through PhD programs.

Meet Our Clinical Internship Program Manager: Rayn Phillips

Prior to joining Gaudenzia in December 2021, Rayn Phillips worked in education for nearly a decade. A true testament that hard work pays off, she began her career as an intern with AVID, a college access and preparatory program active in seven Philadelphia district schools. From her internship, she transitioned into employment, doing K-16 partnerships work as the AVID Program Coordinator at PHENND (under the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania). During this time, she worked with college tutor volunteers and interns to implement the AVID program.

Rayn is a licensed social worker and holds an MSW from Rutgers University School of Social Work, with a focus on Management and Policy (including advocacy, program planning, and nonprofit management). She also holds an Advanced Graduate Studies Certificate in Trauma and Community Counseling from Thomas Jefferson University. She has worked extensively in K-12 settings, providing individual counseling, group counseling, teaching Social Emotional Learning, and engaging in community partnerships work.

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