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MDHHS Child Welfare Unpaid Internship Program (Services Specialist)

We have an internship program designed for students looking to gain academic credit while learning the social work field. This program will help students reach their education and career goals. Upon successful completion of the program, interns may be considered for our full-time Services Specialist positions (CPS/FC) through our approved streamlined hiring process. 


Students must be currently enrolled in a human services-related degree program with the following majors or areas of study:

Social work
Forensic psychology
Interdisciplinary studies in social science
Community development
Law enforcement
Behavioral science
Special education

Education of the emotionally disturbed
Education of the gifted
Family ecology
Community services
Family studies
Family and/or child development
Counseling psychology
Criminal justice
Human services
Human services-related counseling major


Pursuing a bachelor's degree in any major with at least 30 semester (45 term) credits in one or a combination of the above human services areas.

Get Started – Apply Now

If you fit the above requirements, you can apply for this internship opportunity at:

Unpaid Intern Application - MDHHS-5484