August 5 - 9, 2024 in person in Montgomery, Alabama

Student Volunteer
Worker Information

Download the Student Worker Application

The Mental Health Interpreter Training Program is currently seeking enthusiastic, hard-working, motivated, professional, and flexible student volunteers to work during the 2024 Institute. 

Only four student representatives are accepted annually.

Assemble electronic/scanned copies of the following:
  • Proof of enrollment in an ITP/IPP or Clinical program for the 2023-2024 academic year or graduation within the past six (6) months (schedule, transcript, etc.)
  • Letter of recommendation sent electronically from a faculty member in your ITP/IPP./Clinical program
  • Any additional documentation you wish to submit
Some duties as a student volunteer:
  • Assist Co-Coordinators monitoring attendance/late arrival
  • Registration/check-in
  • Certificates, CEUs, etc.
  • Clean up, packing up supplies
  • Poster sessions
  • Assist coordinator/co-coordinator as needed
    Please put all your electronic and/or scanned files into a single email and send it to: shannon.reese@mh.alabama.gov as part of this application process.
    Applications must be submitted by midnight, March 29, 2024, to be considered. All portions of the application must be completed, and all supporting documentation included. Incomplete applications or applications missing any supporting documentation will not be accepted. Any application submitted after March 29, 2024 will not be considered for MHIT Core 2024.
    **All costs are the responsibility of the student**

Payment Information

When we receive your application, it will be reviewed.  If you are accepted into the training, we will invoice you.  You will not need to pay until you have been officially accepted.  You may pay by check or PayPal, which allows you to use your credit card. Please note that the rate you pay will be based on the date we receive your application provided it is received within 30 days of notification of acceptance and invoicing. If payment is not made within 30 days, your application is subject to removal from the participant list.  

If you are placed on the wait list, you will be informed and invoiced only if there is an opening and you accept it. 

Important Notice: Refund policy remains in effect regardless of format of the training

Scholarship for Trilingual Interpreters in Spanish-Influenced Settings
MHIT 2024

In order to increase the number of trilingual interpreters trained to work in mental health settings, MHIT is offering one (1) scholarship that will cover the cost of registration to the Interpreter Institute in Montgomery, Alabama. Awarded to a deaf/hearing interpreter working with underserved trilingual populations in mental health settings, or who Identifies as a Spanish heritage speaker who works in mental health based on a competitive application.

Send scholarship application to: espanolmh@mhit.org by March 15th, 2024, by 8 p.m. (CST).

Full Details HERE

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Getting to the MHIT Interpreter Institute
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