Internship Opportunities

The internship program is a highlight of the Social Sciences Department. In the internship, students work alongside social service and mental health professionals directly in the settings where they work. Students might be supervising children in afterschool programs, counseling troubled teens who are living in a residential facility, be an assistant in a therapeutic nursery school or work with women who live in a shelter for victims of domestic violence.

Students have held internships at many places including:

  • Advocates for Autism of MA
  • Boston Community Leadership Academy
  • Boston Municipal Court
  • Bournewood Hospital
  • Call2Talk
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute
  • DCF Dimock
  • Department of Children and Families
  • EDCO Youth Alternative High School
  • Family Independence Teen Living Program (Roxbury, MA)
  • Franciscan Hospital for Children
  • Homes for Families
  • Home for Little Wanderers
  • John Barry Boys and Girls Club
  • Lasell Village
  • Life Choice Hospice
  • Mass Citizen's for Children
  • Native American Lifelines
  • Needham Council on Aging
  • New England Center for Homeless Veterans
  • Newton Public Schools - Cabot
  • Plowshares Childcare Programs
  • Riverside Community Care - Elliot House
  • Riverside Early Intervention
  • Step One Early Intervention (Quincy, MA)
  • Suffolk County Juvenile Court
  • Sunrise Senior Living
  • The Charles River Center
  • The Italian Home for Children
  • The Second Step
  • U.S. Marshal Services
  • Waltham Boys and Girls Club

News Highlight

Lasell College to go Test Optional for Fall 2017 Admission  Tuesday, August 2, 2016After careful deliberation, Lasell College has announced it will go "test-optional" beginning with applications for admission to the 2017 Fall semester. The College will no longer require prospective students to submit SAT or ACT scores.

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