Our Program

Our internship program is structured to provide music therapy students with opportunities to grow in multiple settings. Our mission is to create a well-rounded environment to prepare interns for the professional setting by exploring the implementation of music therapy in a variety of populations. We hope that interns are able to confidently identify their passion within the field. 


Our goal is to guide the interns in developing important skills required to work as a music therapist including time management, effective planning, assessment and implementation of treatment plans, and self reflection. 


We currently only accept students from Sam Houston State University and Texas Woman‘s University.

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Training Periods

There are three internship training  periods available for music therapy students: January-June, April-September, and July-December.

Placements

We are so lucky to partner with local organizations to provide clinical training at CAMP University, Nuevos Horizontes, and the Aurora House Foundation. In facility hours are completed after midterm.

Entry Level Requirements

During the application process, interns must demonstrate entry level skills including vocal/instrumental proficiency.

Schedule

Interns are expected to average 40 hours per work week. Interns may attend community events with our staff to receive additional hours as needed.

Stipend

Interns receive a total of $3,000 throughout the six month internship. Payments are issued every two weeks. 

Application Process

Applications must be received via email or mail by the deadlines listed on the application form (no exceptions). Applicants will then be contacted to schedule an interview. Results will be announced by the end of that month.

Upcoming Training Periods

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April 1, 2019-September 27, 2019

Applications Deadline: February 15, 2019 

Interviews: February 15th-28th 

Announcement:  March 1, 2019

July 1, 2019-December 30, 2019

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019. 

Interviews: March 1st-March 30th

Announcement: March 31, 2019 

January 6, 2020- June 30, 2020

Applications Deadline: July 1, 2019

Interviews: July 1st-30th

Announcement: July 31, 2019

April 6, 2020-September 30, 2020

Application Deadline: September 1, 2019

Interviews: September 1st-29th

Announcement: September 30, 2019

July 6, 2020-December 30, 2020

Application Deadline: January 1, 2020

Interviews: January 1st-31st

Announcement: January 31, 2020