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JOB ID: 22000145

Hershey, PA
Job Category: Health Services (Medical, Dental and Psych Svcs)

Milton Hershey School (MHS) is seeking a Psychology Resident for the school year 2022-2023.  The Psychology Resident position is a one-year, non-renewable, full-time position designed to provide direct therapeutic services for assigned students to provide assessment services for students who present with complex psychological profiles and to provide didactics for the pre-doctoral psychology interns. The Psychology Resident has responsibility for decision making regarding students’ mental health and treatment. This includes assessment of suicide risk and/or homicide risk, recommendation to hospitalize a student, and the provision of leadership for the delivery of psychological care. This includes the delivery of effective individual and group clinical services, consultation, crisis intervention, psychological assessment and staff training.


This position receives individual supervision for services provided.  A Psychology Resident has completed doctoral training but requires additional supervision until licensure exams are passed. The Psychology Resident also provides mentorship to the pre-doctoral psychology interns and participates in the Internship Training Committee activities. Further, this position participates in the on-call rotation, which provides emergency psychological services to students on a 24-hr, 7-day-a-week basis year-round. 


As the psychological climate of the school programs evolves, incumbent provides proactive recommendations and activities to provide for ethical and appropriate psychological treatment to enhance the student’s learning, emotional well-being and Home Life performance.  Work schedule: Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.  In addition to competitive salary, full-time employees are eligible for an excellent benefits package, including paid time off, medical and dental insurance, and financial benefits.   


  • Completion of a Doctoral Degree in counseling, clinical, or school psychology from an APA-approved program.
  • PA School Psychology certification is a plus.
  • Prior experience providing mental health and/or school psychology services to children and adolescents.
  • Knowledge and experience in: Psychotherapy, psychological/diagnostic assessment, and professional ethics.
  • Knowledfe and experience with clinical procedures, experience with at-risk youth, treatment plan management, and crisis intervention.
  • Must have completed all graduate program requirements prior to the position start date in order to be eligible.
  • Must provide three letters of reference at the time of application.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of integrity, as all MHS Staff are considered to be role models for MHS Students.  


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