For 30 years, Community Support Services has been making a difference in the lives of countless individuals with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Our more than 250 employees are real-life champions committed to quality treatment, collaborative care and effective outcomes.


CSS offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive compensation, flexible scheduling and an opportunity to be a champion of recovery. 

As an equal opportunity employer, CSS is committed to a diverse workforce and wants to assure reasonable accommodation for any individuals protected by federal law. Applicants with a disability preventing the use of the online application system may contact Doug Wagner (330-253-9388, ext. 215) for assistance or accommodation.

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CSS maintains an active internship program for students in many disciplines. We are committed to providing a valuable learning experience for students. Interns are required to complete the agency’s background check process and meet the current COVID-19 vaccination requirement.

All students are required to complete the agency’s orientation process. In general, we request interested students apply at least one quarter/semester prior to the anticipated start of the placement.


Bachelor-level / master-level internships in social work, counseling and other human service fields

To be considered for a paid internship, the placement will need to be for two consecutive quarters/semesters. When applicable, students will be required to apply for Social Work Trainee or Counselor Trainee status through the Ohio Counselor, Social Work, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board.

  • Nurse Practitioner Program – In order to provide the best possible learning opportunity for students, Community Support Services is currently only able to offer placements to students from the University of Akron and Kent State University.
  • Associate Degree Program – We welcome applications from persons pursing an associate degree in human and social services.
  • Other degree programs – Other placement opportunities may be available based on the degree program and needs of the agency.

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To apply for other internship opportunities, please send an email to the Director of Quality and Compliance/Internship Coordinator, Please indicate the anticipated start date, degree program, and number of hours to be completed. Please also submit a current resume.