The Department of Labor and Industry has multiple vacancies for the
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Intern and Vocational Rehabilitation
Counselor, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, titles.
Type of Work
This is professional training in a structured 16 week internship. This internship will enable you to acquire knowledge and experience in the areas of federal law and regulation concerning vocational rehabilitation services, state policy and procedure, and counseling and case management. You will be supervised by a Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor, who will evaluate how well you provide case services to customers with disabilities. You may be able to receive academic credit for completion of the internship program. The number of credits granted will be determined by each participating university.
If you successfully complete the internship and obtain your graduate degree,
you will then serve an additional 2 months as an Intern to complete your
probationary period, and then be promoted to Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
1 with an increase in salary.
For the most recent information on these job opportunities contact:
Department of Labor and Industry
Bureau of Human Resources
1418 Labor and Industry Building
Harrisburg, PA 17121
Telephone: (717) 787-6374
Fax: (717) 772-3351
$34,328/annually, effective July 1, 2012. Special higher pay provisions are in effect for Norristown and Philadelphia only for the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Intern job title. Special higher pay provisions are in effect for the Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Intern, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, regardless of location.
Comprehensive health insurance; liberal retirement/pension plan; paid vacation, personal and sick leave; paid holidays; prescription, vision and dental plan coverage(after six months); paid group life insurance, and much more.
Pennsylvania residency is NOT required at the time of application for these positions.
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