Career and Intern Information

Intern Information

internship

 

Looking for an exciting, fast-paced, and dynamic environment for your clinic internship?  Join the team at The George Center through our university-affiliated music therapy internship!  Completing your internship with The George Center provides you with an opportunity for tremendous growth and a solid foundation to start your professional career.  We offer interns an opportunity to work with a wide range of client populations in an exciting, growth-oriented private practice, all located in the #2 fastest growing job market in the country.  Plus, you’ll work alongside music therapists who are leading the field in areas such as insurance-reimbursement, business practices, government relations, ethics, and advocacy.

 

Click here for more information on music therapy education and clinical training requirements.

 

Application Deadlines

We are currently accepting intern applications for the February 2018- July 2018 period. Applications for this period must be received by July 14, 2017 in order to be considered for the position.

 

Below, you’ll find our internship application. Intern applications can be emailed to Lana Hawkins, LPMT, MT-BC at lana@thegeorgecenter.com.

 

Download our GCMT Intern Application here !!!

 

Intern Provisions

Living arrangements: None

Meals: None

Stipend: None

Liability coverage: Provided by The George Center, Inc.

Transportation: A car is required.

Equipment: The George Center, Inc. owns a large variety of rhythm instruments (cabasas, maracas, tambourines, lumi sticks, claves, jingle bells, jingle sticks, chiquitas, guiros, egg shakers, boomwhackers, triangles, cymbals, tone blocks, wood blocks, chimes, hand bells, cow bell, agogo bells, etc. ), drums (buffalo drums, ocean drums, hand drums, sound shapes, children’s gathering drums, lollipop drums, cajons, doumbeks, and djembes), xylophones, metallophone, tone bars, glockenspiels, alto easycussions, recorders, 8 acoustic guitars, 2 electric guitars, 2 electric basses, 3 amplifiers, portable bluetooth speakers, several iPod docks, iPad’s, 4 upright pianos, and 5 keyboards. The George Center, Inc. also owns a variety of additional props such as children’s books, scarves, streamers, toy props, puppets, etc. The George Center, Inc. has 3 centrally located offices (Roswell, Decatur, and Cumming) where 1:1 and group clients can be seen and our staff meetings are held. All equipment is housed in the offices and interns will have access to music therapy books, journals and all instruments. In addition, wi-fi internet access, cloud based server access, printer/scanner/fax, lamination, and desk space will be available to the intern at our Roswell location, as well as access to several assessment tools, music curriculums, and the Boardmaker program.

Professional Affiliations: Member fees for The American Music Therapy Association and The Music Therapy Association of Georgia will be provided by The George Center, Inc.

Continuing Education: The MTI is highly encouraged to attend any regional or national music therapy conferences that take place during his/her internship. If the MTI chooses to attend a conference during his/her internship, The George Center, Inc. will provide registration fees and a travel stipend. In addition, the MTI is also encouraged to participate in Music Therapy Association of Georgia (MTAG) meetings, activities, CMTE’s, and/or in-services. The CTD will communicate when and where these activities will occur. If the MTI chooses to attend any MTAG events during his/her internship, The George Center, Inc. will provide registration fees for the event.

 

Career Information-Join Our Team!!!

 

The George Center for Music Therapy is happy to announce that we are looking to add a licensed and board certified music therapists to our clinical team!  The start date for this position will be immediate and will be a part time position anticipated to move to a full time/benefits eligible position by fall 2017. This position is primarily clinic based with some travel.

 

This position is right for you if:

  • You are passionate about working with children and adults with special needs, as well as with older adults within a relationship-centered, patient-centered framework.
  • You have had at least 2 years clinical experience, preferably in private practice and/or school settings
  • You are a skilled clinical musician, strong in voice, guitar, piano and drumming.
  • You live in, or are willing to live in the metro Atlanta area.
  • You enjoy a variety of clientele and enjoy a variety of clinical settings
  • You are flexible and willing to work afternoon/evening hours and potentially on Saturdays.
  • You are a dependable, responsible team player looking for a work family.
  • You are committed to advocating for our profession at the regional and national level.
  • You like to have FUN!

 

We are looking for a responsible and dynamic therapist to join our team. This position require excellent written and verbal communication skills including email, phone, text, and in person client contact. If you are not able to provide transportation between clients or willing to include some travel throughout your week, or if you are not willing grow as a person or clinician please do not apply.

 

The George Center for Music Therapy is a quickly growing, fast paced, established private practice that serves children and adults with developmental, neurological, and mental health needs in clinics, schools, and community settings throughout the metro Atlanta area.

 

We are seeking to provide an exciting and supportive work experience for a flexible, motivated, energetic, and talented clinician. Equipment and instruments, clinical supervision, and continuing education will be provided. Along with a competitive pay rate and paid office hours/weekly staff meetings, benefits include liability insurance, conference registration fees and some expenses, membership dues for the American Music Therapy Association and the Music Therapy Association of Georgia, and CBMT certification dues. 401k, and paid maternity leave available to our full time employees after 6 months of employment

 

Please view/download the complete 4.2017 MT-BC job posting and application details here.