Internships & Job Opportunities

Internship & Job Opportunities

Students are encouraged to seek out as many internship opportunities as possible during their college careers either as volunteers, for academic credit, as part-time paying jobs or as a combination of these experiences.

Information about internships and job opportunities will be posted here as they become available.

Requirements for M.A and PPS Credential in Counselor Education:

To obtain the PPS Credential in School Counseling, you are required to complete 9 units of Field Experience at two public school levels totaling 600 hours through EDCO 292.

**EdCo 292 is not required for M.A candidates, but highly recommended**

For more information regarding the requirements for the field experience, as well as a list of resources to help students find internships, please visit the Internship Program Requirements page.

Current Job and Internship Listings

Date Posted Internships & Job Opportunities
December 2014
Scotts Valley High School is seeking a PPSC intern to support their Peer Advocates Team (PAT). The role involves the following ongoing responsibilities:
- Training and support of the 10-student PAT members to serve as peer counselors
- Communication and enhancement of key training and process documents
- Design and implementation support of PAT outreach events
- Identification of resource materials (handouts) for the most common concerns of students supported by the PAT
- Coordination of the fulfillment and documentation of PAT services requested by students 
SVHS is also in the process of implementing Naviance as a college preparation system for their students.  If the intern is able to work more than one day per week, there may be opportunity to become involved in the deployment of Naviance.
If you are interested in this role, please contact Catherine Plaxton (a fellow EDCO student currently fulfilling this role) at
November 2014

Coordinator of the Disability Resource Center at Skyline Community College in San Bruno
more info:

October 2014

Downtown College Prep: looking for interns.  more info

October 2014

Supervising Program Specilaist (MCAH)  work location in Oakland
for more details

October 2014

Paid Internship with HotChalk, Inc.

Hajera Karim, MA
 Student Services Manager , HotChalk, Inc.
 1999 S. Bascom Avenue, Campbell CA, 95008
T: 888-628-2752 x279 | F: 408-608-2181 

Sept. 2014

The following Certificated positions are currently available until filled:

  • Counselor (Guidance) - Central County Occupational Center (CCOC) - 1.0 FTE; Closing Date: Friday, September 19, 2014 - 5:00 p.m.
  • District Nurse - Special Services - Education Center - 1.0 FTE;Closing Date: Friday, September 19. 2014 - 5:00 p.m.
  • School Social Worker - Education Center - 1.0 FTE; Closing Date:Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 5:00 p.m.

Interested persons may apply online at: or

 Note: If you have problems applying online or need assistance with your log in username/password please contact the EDJOIN HELP DESK at 1 (888) 900-8945 or via email:

Sept 2014

Monterey Peninsula College:  EOPS - Adjunct          More details

Sept. 2014

Job Opening:  Academic Advisor for new SJSU Center for Underrepresented Student Success
Contact:  Marcos Pizarro, Co-Coordinator
SJSU Chican@-Latin@Student Success Taskforce
View Job info and application at

August 2014   Homestead High School Internships, contact:  Leslie Ogawa-Boon 408-522-2520
August 2014  Student Services Advisor  more info
July 2014 Career in Psychiatric Social WorkerMore Details
July 2014 Career in Pupils Services in Los Angeles Unified School District More Details
June 2014 WACES Call for Student VolunteersDetails    Application
June 2014 School Based Case Management Special Services Coordinatordetails
June 2014 Educational Coach Internship at Foothill Collegemore info
June 2014 Student Success Advisor at California State University, Monterey Bayfor more detailed info
(Week of May 27, 2014)

2014/2015 School Year
JOBS:  more info
May 2014 Interested in an Internship for Fall 2014 please contact:Lauren Chapman MA, PPSC,Fischer School Counselor  408-928-7266  or Sarah Kretovics MA, PPSC, Renaissance Academy,408-928-7475


April 2014 Hiring Advising Intern at the Visual Arts Advising Center at San Jose State University.  Twenty hours a week, paid for more info contact Bickie Lee at 408-924-4224 or  
April 2014 Interested in volunteering:  10 Books A Home
April 2014 Fremont Community:  Steve and Kate's Camp position available for Summer more details
April 2014 Map Your Future Advisor opening at Foothill Campus
more details
April 2014 Association for Humanistic Counselingmore details