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Student Work Experience Program

 
Are your students interested in finding out more about psychology and being a psychologist?

The BFDC welcomes students from international schools for our Student Work Experience Program.

Participating students will:

  • Meet a variety mental health professionals, and ask all them questions they want
  • Have time to peruse clinical resources, including essential texts and workbooks
  • Participate in a mental health round table discussion for students
  • Learn about the business side of how a mental health practice operates
  • Choose a special research topic and write about it for the BFDC website
  • Learn the basics of business etiquette and how to behave in a workplace
Program Details
  1. For insurance reasons, the BFDC accepts students only through school work experience programs. A designated Coordinator at the school must contact the BFDC and make all arrangements on behalf of students to participate.
  2. Schools will provide educational expectations for the program to the BFDC.
  3. Schools will provide a mechanism for the BFDC to provide feedback.
  4. Participating students are invited to spend 1-2 weeks in our offices in Central. Office hours for students run from 10 am to 3 pm. Students are expected be present Monday to Friday unless otherwise instructed.
  5. A minimum of 2 students and a maximum of 4 students are required for the program to run.
  6. The BFDC accepts students twice a year, with intake in November and in May.

Contact the BFDC if you wish to book a Work Experience Program for your students!