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Internship Opportunities at Gateway Rehab

At Gateway Rehab, you can discover an opportunity to create change in your community. Experience practical application of what you are learning in the classroom in a flexible and caring environment. 

  • Internships available at multiple locations
  • Flexible scheduling  
  • Simple transition to employment.
  • Provides necessary requirements for PA licensure and certification, also supports professional licensure advancement.
  • Valuable direct clinical service delivery.

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Internship Benefits

  • Hands-on experience in a professional environment
  • Opportunity to contribute to organizational efficiency and effectiveness. 
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced clinical professionals.
  • Flexible scheduling options to accommodate academic commitments. 
  • Simple transition to employment 
  • Provides necessary requirements for PA licensure and certification, also supports professional licensure advancement. 
  • Valuable direct clinical service delivery

Gain meaningful experience in:

  • Evaluations and Assessments
  • Individual and Group Counseling
  • Intensive Outpatient and Partial Hospitalization Counseling
  • Inpatient Counseling
  • Withdrawal Management Programming
  • Ancillary Support Services like Case Management, Prevention, and Recovery Coaching 
  • Medications to Support Ongoing Recovery
  • Co-Occurring Disorders

Day-to-day direct service delivery examples:

  • Practical application of group counseling 
  • Steady integration into the therapeutic process beginning with observation and becoming more interactive
  • Practicing debriefing, one of the key clinical skills necessary to thrive in this field
  • Processing and dispelling previously held assumptions and beliefs about people impacted by addiction
  • Balancing the format of a pre-planned topic with meeting the needs of the patients at that time, in that moment
  • In real-time, recognizing the differences between a psychoeducation lecture style and an interactive group therapy session


  • Pursuing an appropriate degree at a two or four year college or university. OR
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in an appropriate discipline

Please use this link to see Department of Drug and Alcohol Program acceptable degrees: Alerts/Alert 2021-03.pdf

Please use this link to apply online for an Internship:

Please allow for at least 1 month lead time for internship placement.