University of Nebraska Medical Center

Correctional Sites Internship Program

A Day in the Life of an Intern is an information video about the BHECN, Nebraska Department of Correctional Services and Lincoln Regional Center Internships & Student Stipends.

We are currently seeking behavioral health student trainees to complete paid internships at correctional sites and a regional center.

  • Who: Graduate level trainees in psychiatric nursing, social work, psychology, psychiatry, counseling, and physician assistants.
  • What: With clinical supervision, trainees will provide direct care to inmates and individuals needing mental health care. Financial support is provided for the full term of the required internship.
  • Where: Nebraska Department of Correctional Services sites and Lincoln Regional Center

View the educator brochure.

How do I apply?

Complete the online application and a BHECN representative will contact you. If you have any questions, contact Alyssa Spartz.

Required Programs

  • Bellevue University Counseling/MA to LMHP
  • Chadron State Counseling/MA to LMHP
  • Creighton Psychiatric Nursing/APRN-Psychiatry/DNP
  • Creighton Psychiatry Residency Program
  • Doane College Counseling/MA to LMHP
  • MMI Psychology/LP
  • UNK Clinical Mental Health Counseling MSEd.
  • UNL Clinical Psychology/PhD to LP
  • UNL Counseling Psychology/PhD to LP
  • UNL Marriage and Family Counseling
  • UNMC Psychiatric Nursing/APRN-Psychiatry/DNP
  • UNMC Psychiatry Residency Program
  • UNO at UNK Social Work/MSW
  • UNO Counseling/LMHP
  • UNO Psychology/LMHP
  • UNO Social Work/MSW to LMHP
  • Wayne State Counseling/MA to LMHP