Summer Treatment Program Internships

The Center for Children and Families at Florida International University announces internship positions for the 2015 Summer Treatment Program. The Summer Treatment Program (STP) provides services to children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Conduct Disorder, Oppositional-Defiant Disorder, learning problems, and related behavior problems. The program provides treatment tailored to children's individual behavioral and learning difficulties. Positions are available for Lead Counselors, Counselors, Teachers, and Classroom Aides. Interns will work in one of three related programs: STP-PreK, for children in preschool or entering Kindergarten; STP-E, for children ages 6-12 in elementary school; or STP-A, for adolescents in middle school and high school. The Center for Children and Families is directed by William E. Pelham, Jr., Ph.D., who is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Florida International University. Paulo Graziano, Ph.D., and Katie Hart, Ph.D., are the Program Directors for the STP-PreK, Erika Coles, Ph.D., is the Program Director for the STP-E, and Margaret Sibley, Ph.D., is the Program Director for the STP-A.

Room, board, and travel expenses are not covered by the internship. Each summer, there are many STP staff members from outside the Miami area who are interested in finding roommates. Once accepted to a position, staff members will have the opportunity to join a Facebook group to meet and communicate with other staff members to make housing and carpool arrangements.

Application Information and Materials

Applications for STP staff positions are accepted on a rolling basis. Therefore, there is no cutoff date for applications. Completed applications are reviewed as they are received and interviews are scheduled when applicable. Interviews for STP positions will take place beginning in the fall of 2014. Applicants who apply after all positions have been filled will be placed on a waiting list.

Instructions for completing and submitting application materials are listed on the Application Form. Students who wish to apply for more than one position should submit only one set of application materials. We receive a large number of applications and the selection process is highly competitive so interested students are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Attention FIU STP 2014 Staff Members: If you are interested returning to work in STP 2015, please send a current resume and letter of intent to

STP 2015 Position Announcements

Lead Counselor


Pre-K Program Teacher

Elementary Program Teacher

Classroom Aide

Research Assistant

STP 2015 Application Form

Application Form

Detailed Program Descriptions

STP Pre-K Program Description

STP-Elementary Program Description

STP-Adolescent Program Description

General Information

Program Location

STP 2015 will be held at Paul Bell Middle School, 11800 NW 2nd Street, Miami FL 33182. This location is approximately 1.9 miles from the main entrance of the FIU Modesto Maidique Campus (11200 SW 8th Street, Miami FL 33199). Some staff training activities will take place at the Center for Children and Families which is located in Academic Health Center 1 on the Modesto Maidique Campus (MMC). Training activities may be held at other MMC locations as well. Please do not contact Paul Bell Middle School with questions regarding the STP.