MHA is excited to offer college students at all levels the opportunity to enhance and develop their learning through multiple opportunities. Students will engage in learning activities that will demonstrate techniques on how to teach participants the skills necessary to promote independence, increase strength and resilience; as well as how to develop relationships while empowering others in their rehabilitation process.

Opportunities for students who are majoring in: Human Services, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Certified Nursing Assistants, Dieticians and Nutritionists, Medical Assistants, Alcohol and substance abuse counseling, Finance, Marketing, Advertising, IT.

Interested candidates please email Jennifer Rivera at

Current opportunities


Provides guidance and direction to residents, while participating in that the day to day operations of the program milieu support the culture of recovery and is both trauma and gender informed.


Work in a community behavioral health setting, providing services to individuals, couples and/or families experiencing a mental health and/or substance use need, currently only accepting Masters level students.

Day Program- Resource Center

MHA’s Resource Center provides day support services to individuals living with brain injuries, OT students are encouraged to apply.

HR Intern

Perform a variety of administrative and clerical duties that support and assist MHA’s Human Resources Department, including such areas as benefits, training, worker’s compensation, etc

Direct Care- Divisions

New Way

Provide Support by working within one of MHA’s newly designed homes; team members have the opportunity to learn how to teach survivors how to maximize their independence, mobility, memory, and life management skills.

Integration and Community Living

Provide a supportive and safe environment in a community residential setting which promotes and facilitates growth, independence and community engagement for people who have experienced a brain injury resulting in physical limitations, mental health and/or cognitive issues.

Recovery and Housing

Provide a supportive environment in a community residential setting, empowering the participants who have been impacted by homelessness, psychiatric diagnosis, trauma, and/or addiction in achieving their vision of recovery and rehabilitation, focusing on strength and resiliency through person-centered planning.


Perform a variety of duties to update and maintain corporate administrative and accounting records. Duties may include: prepping/updating audit schedules, filing documents, compiling data for analysis, updating fixed asset listings, reconciling accounts, posting JE’s as directed, reviewing accounting transactions to ensure accuracy of information and other similar duties primarily to support the administrative and financial systems of the organization.

Marketing & Development

Work under the VP of Resource Branding and Development to promote and create awareness on MHA’s services and internal opportunities.

Help Desk IT

Under the direction of IT Coordinator, IT intern will support all IT functions and should be familiar with the Microsoft, spam filters, anti-virus software, spyware detection/removal, and loading Microsoft Operating Systems on PCs.

Tenancy Preservation Program

Assist in Coordinate, facilitate and document activities to support MHA’s homeless and other subsidy programs. Complete required documentation, inspections, and perform basic maintenance necessary to ensure conditions of apartments are in compliance with all codes, standards and policies set by Mental Health Association, HUD, DMH, HHHP, etc. Maintain communication to ensure MHA programs are kept abreast of all tenant related issues and activities.

Please click the link below to apply, for questions please email

All Interns will participate in an Exit Interview at the completion of internship

Refer a Family or Friend for a $25 token of Appreciation