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Meet Our Intern Mick

Mick McClellan is an intern for Vinland’s residential chemical health program. He is currently earning a degree in addiction counseling from Minneapolis Community & Technical College. Mick’s expected graduation date is fall of 2015.

Why are you interested in your field of study?
I believe I have the ability to make a difference in people’s lives, specifically in the lives of people in recovery.

Why were you interested in an internship at Vinland?
I wanted the unique opportunity to help people with traumatic brain injuries.

What are your goals after graduation?
I’d like to work at a great place like Vinland Center.

What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like snow skiing, playing guitar, and just being outside. I enjoy rock climbing and hiking.

Where did you last go on vacation?
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Where do you most want to travel, but have never been?
South America

What is your favorite TV show, movie, or book?
TV show: That 70’s Show
Movie: Brave Heart
Book: The King of Ireland

If you were immortal for a day, what would you do?
Helicopter skiing

What is your favorite quote?
“Rethink everything you’ve been told; reject that which insults your soul.”