The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.
The BHNC Internship Program introduces students to the important role BHNC plays in ensuring a productive life in the community for everyone. Interns gain practical experience through projects, special assignments, or research that support federal, state, and community-based programs, policies, and best practices in the prevention and treatment of substance abuse and mental illness.
The BHNC Internship Program allows students to use their specific skills and knowledge while experiencing the value of their education. Interns work 40 hours a week at BHNC headquarters in Clinton, MD, on meaningful projects, gaining real-life exposure to areas aligned with their course of study.
By 2020, behavioral health disorders will surpass all physical diseases as a major cause of disability worldwide. The BHNC Internship Program shows highly competent students how they can reduce the community impact of mental illness and substance abuse through a variety of fields:
Substance abuse and mental health prevention and treatment
Federal, state, and local government policies and regulations
Program administration, operations, and management