Intern & Career Information

 
 
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Intern Information

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 August 2018- January 2019 internship period. Applications for this period must be received by January 26, 2018 in order to be considered for the position.

Below, you’ll find our internship application. Intern applications can be emailed to Shanna DeJoseph, LPMT, MT-BC at Shanna@TheGeorgeCenter.com.

Download our GCMT Intern Application here !!!

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, Cumming, and Peachtree Corners) 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.

 
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Career Information

Join Our Team!!!

The George Center for Music Therapy is happy to announce that we are looking to add 2-3 licensed and board certified music therapists to our clinical team!  The start date for all positions is May 29th or earlier. We are looking for at least one full time, benefits eligible employee,  at least one part time employee (anticipated to move to a full time/benefits eligible position by fall 2018), and one contract position to assist with expanded summer contracts. All positions are primarily clinic based with some travel.

These positions may be 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 certified Neurologic Music Therapist OR you are interested in becoming one. 

  • 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 requires 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 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

Position Open: Licensed and Board Certified Music Therapist

April 4, 2018

Job Posting

Job Title: Director of Senior Services, Staff Music Therapist, Music Therapist Contractor

Hours: 1 full time/benefits eligible position, 1 part time position growing to full time, and 1 independent contractor

Salary: Hourly or Salary, based upon experience

Facility: The George Center for Music Therapy, Inc.

Location: Music Therapists will work in various settings in the metro Atlanta area based on geography and availability. Primary clinic settings in Roswell, Norcross, and Cumming

Qualifications: Licensed (Georgia) and board certified (MT-BC) music therapist with a Bachelor’s degree in music therapy or its equivalent. Master’s level clinician and Neurologic Music Therapist (NMT) preferred. Clinical experience with individuals with special needs and older adults preferred. Experience in education is a plus. In addition to excellent musicianship, a successful candidate must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and a strong desire to work with children and adults in a variety of settings. Reliable transportation and a working cell phone are required.

Population: Children and adults with developmental, neurological, and mental health needs, as well as older adults with Alzheimers/Dementia.

Starting date: May 2018

Description of position: 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 family leave available to our full time employees after 12 months of employment

To apply: Send PDF copies of letter of interest and resume to Jamie George, LPMT, MT-BC at Jamie@TheGeorgeCenter.com. Questions may be addressed to the same email.