Do you have a passion for making a real difference in the lives of people living with mental health challenges and disabilities? At Easterseals PORT Health, we’re seeking a compassionate and dedicated Intern to join our team in Wilmington, NC. As a valued member of our collaborative and supportive team, you will work together to transform the lives of individuals by providing a comprehensive range of services that treat the whole person and empower patients to find their way forward.

What You’ll Do

Easterseals PORT Health provides one-on-one and group counseling for clients with substance abuse and/or behavioral issues. As an intern, you will complete your clinical rotations, practicum or internship as part of our treatment team. You will maintain clinical documentation according to program and Medicaid standards regarding service provision, assessment, and progress reports in a supportive environment focused on your growth and learning as well as patient healing.

How You’ll Benefit

This internship is designed to be both educational and practical. In your time with us you will learn how to use skills acquired in school and their practical application in a professional setting to gain a better understanding of an Outpatient Therapy service provider treating patients with mental health and substance use diagnosis.

What We’re Looking For 

To join our team, you must be currently enrolled in a Human Services or PMHNP program. To be successful in your internship, you must possess the below skills:

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office and internet applications
  • Strong interpersonal skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to carry out assigned projects to completion
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

If you are a kind, compassionate student looking to make a significant impact, we invite you to apply for this internship opportunity and join our mission of enhancing lives and our community. Apply now via our website: OR by sending your resume to

About Easterseals PORT Health

Easterseals PORT Health is a trustworthy, compassionate partner providing exceptional disability, behavioral health and addiction treatment services to help our neighbors live their best lives. Our diverse and inclusive 2,600-member team provides meaningful support to 40,200 kids, adults and families in 11,000 home, facility and community locations across North Carolina and Virginia.

Our working environment supports employee and client health with a ‘no tobacco’ use policy (tobacco free and smoke free) in all offices, client facilities, properties, and agency vehicles.

We believe that by leveraging the unique strengths and perspectives of our workforce, we can advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand & act to make ESPH an Inclusive, Diverse, Equitable, Authentic & Learning (IDEAL) organization.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!