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Internship Opportunities

All three (3) direct service divisions of Northwestern Counseling & Support Services offer a limited number of supervised Graduate and Undergraduate internship opportunities. Our administrative division also has openings.

Application Process

  1. Send Resume or Curriculum Vitae via any of the following to the Human Resources Department:
    1. Email -
    2. Postal Service - 107 Fisher Pond Rd., St. Albans, VT 05478
    3. Fax (802) 527-2032
  2. Include the following information:
    1. Letter of interest
    2. Completed NCSS application - APPLICATION
  3. Attach specific graduate or undergraduate program details:
    1. Internship requirements
    2. Supervision expectations

Application acceptance deadlines may vary by division.

Consider joining our team of caring and dedicated professionals!

It’s easy to apply… (Please be sure to specify which position(s) you are interested in.)

  1. Send us an email


  2. Mail us your resume and cover letter:
    • Northwestern Counseling & Support Services
    • HR Dept.
    • 107 Fisher Pond Rd.
    • St. Albans, VT 05478


  3. Download an employment application

While we are excited about your interest in NCSS, please no phone call inquires. Thank you.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employee Benefits Summary

Status/Eligibility Criteria

  • Full Time (FT) = 35 or more regularly scheduled hours per week
  • Part Time, Benefits Eligible (PTE) = 30-34 regularly scheduled hours per week
  • Part Time (PT) = 29 or less regularly scheduled hours per week
  • Substitute (SUB) = Variable hours, works as needed

FT, PTE – Eligible

Holidays: Eleven (11) paid holidays per calendar year for eligible employees. (Some variations apply to PTE).

FT, PTE – Eligible

Personal Account Time (PAT): Employees accrue 15 days of PAT to use for vacation, personal and sick time, per year. As years of service increase, PAT increases to a maximum of 30 days.

FT, PTE - Eligible

Bank Disability: Employees accrue 2 days per fiscal year up to a maximum accumulation of 30 days. Bank Disability is used when medical issues require an employee to be out of work for more than 3 consecutive days.

FT, PTE - Eligible

Health Insurance: High Deductible health plan sponsored by MVP. NCSS, Inc. has committed to subsidize a large piece of the deductible through a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA).

FT, PTE - Eligible

Dental: Coverage through Delta Dental is 100% for preventative dental care, 80% for basic care and 50% for major services. Waiting periods and a lifetime deductible apply to basic and major services. The maximum benefit is $1000 per member annually. The employee pays 100% of the premium.

FT, PTE - Eligible

Short Term Disability (STD): NCSS provides STD coverage to eligible employees. Per medical incident, there is a 14-day elimination period before benefits are received. Employees receive 75% of their base wages for a period not to exceed 13 weeks from the date of incident.

FT, PTE - Eligible

Long Term Disability (LTD): NCSS provides LTD coverage to eligible employees. Benefits will commence on the 91st day following an eligible incident and will continue until no longer eligible as defined by the plan. Benefits are paid at 66 2/3% of the employee’s base wages up to a maximum monthly benefit.

FT, PTE - Eligible

Life Insurance: NCSS provides eligible employees life insurance protection equal to 1 ½ times the employee’s annual base wage. The policy is portable upon employment end date.

FT, PTE, & PT 20 hrs or more - Eligible

403(b) Retirement Plan: At any time employees may defer a percentage of wages on a pre-tax basis up to the maximum IRS limit for the current year. (Employees age 50 and over may “catch up” and defer additional wages per IRS regulations). After one year of continuous service to NCSS, the employee is eligible for a 3% employer contribution, regardless of whether or not they contribute. If the employee contributes a minimum of 1%, NCSS will match an additional 1% of their wages. The employer match will increase with years of service to a maximum of 4%, based on employee contribution. Employees are 100% vested in the employer match and employer contributions after three years employment.

FT, PTE - Eligible

Optional Benefit Options include:

  • Flexible Spending
  • Supplemental Coverage (AFLAC)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Educational Assistance
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