Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 40% students of color and over 1,700 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/futurevision/core-themes/, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus
• Provide culturally-competent and socially justice minded short- and long-term individual (personal, educational, and career) and group counseling.
• Assist students with identifying and resolving problems affecting their educational and personal development by clarifying short- and long-range educational/personal/occupational goals.
• Provide crisis counseling and assessment for students in distress.
• Use culturally responsive therapeutic modalities when working with historically underrepresented student populations.
• Refer students to appropriate community resources and services.
• Support students on academic probation and other student populations by providing appropriate interventions to help them achieve academic success.
• Provide developmental advising practices to help students set educational goals.
• Perform related duties as required.
Interns may also have the opportunity to do the following:
• Create and deliver outreach activities/events, workshops, and other prevention services to the campus community.
• Enrollment in an accredited university in Counseling; Counseling Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Educational Psychology; Educational Counseling; Social Work, or related field.
• Willing to learn to provide culturally responsive personal, academic, and career counseling, especially to individuals with diverse backgrounds.
• Openness to receive and integrate feedback.
• Exceptional interpersonal communication skills and an ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse teams and diverse populations.
• Experience using various computer applications.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Willingness to commit to a 9-12 month experience working a minimum of 18 hours per week.