Staff positions at SHCS (when available) are posted on the UC Davis Human Resources Website.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Training Program
UC Davis Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers professional training opportunities for graduate students in counseling and clinical psychology.
Non-clinical student positions at SHCS are available throughout the year. When available, these positions are posted on the UC Davis Student Employment Website. Unpaid opportunities are also available as internship and volunteering opportunities.
The Mind Spa Ambassadors
The Mind Spa, a free drop-in resource for students to de-stress on campus, wants diverse students who value multiculturalism to apply for its paid Ambassador positions that are available most fall quarters. This job is dedicated to making the Mind Spa accessible to all UC Davis students, and committed to creating a safe, inclusive, and affirming environment that embraces the richness brought by the intersections of diverse cultural identities. When the position is posted, a full description of the job can be found by searching on the Student Employment Website for keywords such as "Student Ambassador", "Mind Spa", and "Student Health & Wellness Center".
Teaching Kitchen Assistant
This position is in the Nutrition Services Division of Student Health and Counseling Services where the focus is teaching students evidence based nutrition to help prevent disease or manage health. The Teaching Kitchen mission is to provide nutrition education and cooking skills while keeping in mind affordability, sustainability and wellness. A paid opportunity is available for the Teaching Kitchen Assistant Position
Student Internship Opportunities
Paid opportunities are available through our Health Education and Promotion program.
The Multicultural Immersion Program (MIP)
The Multicultural Immersion Program (MIP) promotes intercultural dialogue and seeks to promote mental health among marginalized communities. It has an academic and an internship/peer educator component. The MIP academic component is an intensive educational experience made possible through a partnership between Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and the Department of Sociology. The sociology 30 series help students apply concepts they are learning in the classroom to their lives. The goal is that students acquire knowledge, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills that facilitate their functioning in a multicultural society. The internship component has peer educators who are passionate about social justice and facilitate workshops that help promote mental health, particularly for students who have had felt oppression in the past.
Physical Therapy Internship
We offer a physical therapy internship at the SHCS Physical Therapy Clinic. Each quarter, there are positions open for students interested in volunteering 4 hours per week for 2 quarters (not necessary in sequence, but preferred) in order to gain experience in an outpatient physical therapy setting. Volunteer experience is often necessary to satisfy requirements for professional school applications, but students may volunteer simply to satisfy their curiosity. The SHCS Physical Therapy Internship is organized directly through the Physical Therapy Clinic. For more information about this internship, please call (530) 752-2318.
Nutrition Internship Position
This single position is in the Nutrition Services Division of Student Health and Counseling Services where the focus is teaching students evidence based nutrition to help prevent disease or manage health. This position is ideal for a Clinical Nutrition major with an interest in community and clinical nutrition, sustainability, body image, and wellness. An unpaid opportunity is available for the Nutrition Internship Position.
Student Volunteering Opportunities
Unpaid opportunities are available at SHCS Medical Services through our Health Education and Promotion and our Physical Therapy programs.
The House provides peer counseling, Mind, Body, and Wellness Gym, and psycho-educational workshops. Volunteers will gain awareness and knowledge of common college mental health concerns and develop basic peer counseling skills. Registered UC Davis undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to apply for the volunteer positions at The House. The application process begins in early January. Information about the Informational Sessions will be posted online and will also be available at The House.