Internship Opportunities

Meaningful Work Experience for Students

Interested graduate and undergraduate internship candidates must formally apply and interview with Coleman Professional Services. Applicants will be required to provide three references, complete a criminal background check and, if selected, undergo an orientation process. Training will be provided. Hours are flexible and can vary depending upon the internship site and the student's internship/volunteer requirements and needs.

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Our Current Internship Opportunities Include:

  • Access database designer
  • Case management
  • Fiscal assistant
  • Mediation and Conflict Management
  • Medical assisting
  • Medical records
  • Office assistant
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation
  • Residential housing
  • Senior companionship/elder care
  • Social enterprise

Access Database Designer Internship
Experienced students interested in honing technical skills by creating an Access Database are encouraged to apply for an internship as an access database designer. Once selected, you will assist the IT department with the creation of a database. Make a difference in the lives of others, serve the community and sharpen your computer science skills by interning with Coleman Professional Services!

Case Management Internship
Students interested in learning more about mental illness and the important role case management plays in the lives of those working on recovery will be interested in a case management internship. With this unique opportunity, you will learn more about Individual Service Plans, the completion of proper notes and documentation while experiencing direct contact with clients with mental illness.

Fiscal Assistant Internship
Organized, computer literate, upbeat professionals are encouraged to apply for the fiscal assistant internship. You’ll learn more about the financial operations of a non-profit organization from the inside. You will assist members of the fiscal department with special projects. Apply today!

Medical Assisting Internship
Are you ready to put your knowledge to work in a busy medical facility? Consider an externship/internship with Coleman Behavioral Health. Assist the staff of professionals in our downtown Canton location while earning credit toward your degree.

Medical Records Internship
Learn about the importance of proper record keeping, confidentiality and HIPAA rules and regulations in the fast-paced medical records department at Coleman Professional Services. Opportunities are available in Canton, Ravenna and Kent.

Psychosocial Rehabilitation Internship
Options Community Support and Recovery Program places a high value on providing clients with mental illness opportunities to participate in reintegration through education, support and skill building. As an intern in the Options Program, you will work directly with clients and will also have the opportunity to assist staff with programming and creative ideas. This opportunity will allow you to incorporate your studies with Coleman life experience in the psychology, sociology and conflict management fields. The Options program is located in Ravenna.

Residential Internship
Internship opportunities are available in Coleman Professional Services' residential programs. Qualified candidates will spend time working directly with clients serviced by Coleman in a group home setting. Spend time playing games, creating crafts and having fun! This weekend and evening-only internship in Kent, Windham or Edinburg will provide you with an in-depth view into the lives of individuals with mental illness.

Senior Companion/Elder Care Internship
Coleman Adult Day Services is a daytime, community-based program for older adults whose quality of life may be affected by isolation, physical or mental limitation, medical conditions or memory loss. Adult Day provides interns with a hands-on learning experience in the medical assisting, gerontology, psychology, sociology or integrated health fields. Selected volunteers will have the opportunity to spend one-on-one time working with consumers in our Ravenna facility. Interns are also encouraged to assist our staff in programming and creative activities.

Social Enterprise Internship
Coleman is accepting applications from a mature and focused undergraduate or graduate student with concentration in Business Development. You will need to have a specific skill set, knowledge of business principles and an entrepreneur’s attitude. Coleman will offer valuable, "hands-on" experience to further your business experience, entrepreneurial skills and value within the community by improving the quality of life for others

Mediation and Conflict Management Internship
The mission of Coleman Mediation is to mediate disputes, teach conflict resolution skills, and conduct public education and outreach to those who live or work in Stark, Summit and Portage Counties.  As an intern, you will spend time learning and practicing mediation skills, participating in mediation as an observer and then co-mediate (when appropriate), assist with the Educational Outreach program. This opportunity will allow you to work directly with clients as well as gain experience with conflict resolution.