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internship program

Our premier internship program offers comprehensive training for occupational therapy and social work students interested in community based mental health for at-risk youth. We are grateful for the opportunity to provide clinical supervision for talented, motivated students who have a passionate interest in serving this population.

OTTP Staffing for interns

OTTP-SF has a qualified staff of occupational therapists, a licensed clinical social worker, social workers, therapists, occupational therapy and social work interns, accounting staff, and office support staff. 

OTTP Interns

We welcome interns from numerous universities, including Dominican University, Samuel Merritt College, San Jose State University, University of Southern California, Loma Linda University, Texas Women’s University, Tufts University, Florida International University, New York University, and many more. 

Expectations for Interns

Since this is a specialized setting, there are certain personal characteristics that seem to be required in order to enable an intern to really enjoy their experience. Therefore, please read through this list carefully.  If you feel that the following characteristics are indicative of you, this setting may be a great fit.  If not, you may want to consider a more structured or traditional psychosocial setting.  Self directed/independent learner  |  Flexible, adaptable, and creative  |  Good time management and the ability to multi-task  |  Assertive and energetic  |  Positive attitude and patience  |  Team player and good communication skills  |  Professionalism  |  Excellent documentation skills
Assignments throughout this affiliation may consist of the following:

OTTP – Internship Coordination Process and Deadlines 

After the contract with the school has been established:

Still Interested? If so, wonderful!
Speak to your fieldwork coordinator & we hope to meet you soon!