Internships at Family Services of Westchester

Internships are available at Family Services of Westchester for both undergraduates and graduate students. These opportunities can bring to life the learning gained in the classroom. We recommend that interested students review our programs and services on this website to learn more.

Graduate Internships

Graduate Social Work internships (field work) and Psychology externships require special supervision and support. An interview is required for placement.

For Psychology externship contact:
Fernaz Shah, PhD.

For Social Work internships and Counseling internships (MHC and RMHC) contact:
Tim Woehr

Undergraduate Internships

Undergraduates follow similar procedures to volunteers: an initial interview with the Director of Volunteers or the Assistant Director of Human Resources, followed by an interview with the program director under whom the intern would be placed. Students are expected to complete the volunteer/intern application packet. Interns should provide FSW with the forms and evaluations that their college requires. Undergraduates should contact:

Gerry Goldberg
Director of Volunteers and Outreach

Opportunities Available:

The Human Resources Department is seeking an intern for 10 to 15 hours per week for fall semester, spring semester or during the summer.  This is a unique opportunity to gain real-life experience and insight into human resource management in a large social service/mental health agency.

Tasks:  following up on missing documentation; assist in preparation for audits; data verification using internet sites; filing and other administrative support


Organized, detail-oriented; mature; respectful and understanding of the confidential nature of human resources in a mental health setting; willingness to be part of team; ability to navigate websites for data verification and research

If interested contact: Gerry Goldberg at 914.305-6834 or


The Sharing Shelf is seeking 4 business management, marketing or public administration interns who will be responsible for:

  • assisting with day to day  warehouse operations;
  • training and supervising volunteers as clothing is packed and sorted;
  • handling clothing distributions to various social work agencies;
  • tracking data;
  • assisting with and developing outreach to broaden TSS’s relationships with the community.

Hours:  10 to 12 hours per week (depending on interests and skills). Day and times are flexible.

Location:  47 Purdy St, Port Chester, NY 10573.  The Sharing Shelf is located within an easy walk of the Port Chester Metro North Station and is convenient to I-95 and I-287.

To apply, contact:

Deborah Blatt, The Sharing Shelf Director (email preferred) or (914) 355-9121; OR

Gerry Goldberg, FSW, Director of Volunteers & Development Outreach; 914-305-6834;