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Counselor - Capital Area Branch
STAR’s Capital Area Branch is hiring a full-time Counselor to provide individual and group counseling to sexual trauma survivors and their loved ones. Applicants must be a licensed social worker (LMSW or LCSW) or licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the State of Louisiana and have a minimum of a Master’s Degree in one or more of the following: mental health counseling, social work or related field.
Legal Assistant - Capital Area Branch
STAR is hiring a full-time Legal Assistant to assist our legal team in providing support for the rights and protection of survivors of sexual trauma. The main duties of the Legal Assistant are to provide administrative support through answering and directing phone calls for the legal department, preparing materials for meetings and court appearances, and schedule/confirm meetings for the legal team. This position works out of STAR’s office in Baton Rouge.
Staff Attorney - Capital Area Branch
STAR is hiring a full-time Staff Attorney to provide legal assistance and representation to sexual assault survivors. Applicants must be licensed and in good standing to practice law in the State of Louisiana and have a law degree from a school accredited by the American Bar Association. This position works out of STAR’s office in Baton Rouge.
STAR’s internship program supports the agency mission through graduate and undergraduate internships and offers a collaborative, supportive and creative learning environment with many opportunities for students to work autonomously with the guidance of a supervisor, integrate theory and practice, and develop new projects and initiatives within a non-profit, social service organization. Individuals interested in interning at STAR can click here to apply.
What You Should Know About Our Internships
- Internship hours can be part-time and schedules are flexible. The minimum number of hours may be established by individual school requirements.
- Each student intern will have administrative supervision from a staff person in their field of study. For graduate internships, clinical supervision is available for those requiring LCSW supervision in social work.
- Undergraduate internships must be at least 1 semester in length. Some positions may require longer commitments.
- Graduate internships must be at least 2 semesters in length.
- For internships involving direct services, STAR’s 40-hour CORE Advocacy Training is required. It is expected that interns complete this training prior to beginning their internship.
- Most internships are available year-round.
- Applicants must consent to and successfully complete a full background investigation, which includes a criminal history check and finger printing.
- There may be more than one student in each internship position at any given time as the number of internships available varies depending on the program and position.
- Students are required to submit a professional cover letter and resume and attend an interview to be considered for an internship position.
- Internships are in high demand and the number of internships available may be limited. Because of this, it is strongly recommended that students begin the application process as early as possible.
- Internships are unpaid.