HSL 4275 Internship is an individually-planned work experience in a business or agency appropriate to the chosen area of academic specialization.
The objectives of the internship are to 1) simulate a job search as you identify and secure an internship site appropriate to your professional goals, 2) provide a relevant professional experience equivalent to an entry-level position, and 3) allow for professional self-reflection.
In order to apply for HSL 4275 Internship you must have:
This pre-professional experience gives you the opportunity to put to practical use the knowledge and skills acquired as a student. It is expected that you will gain an understanding of the philosophy, organization, and “inner workings” of your site and become familiar with the roles, responsibilities, and limitations within your field of study.
Internship Coordinator: Dr. Jill Bowers, email@example.com // Klehm Hall 1048 // 217-581-6354 // 217-549-2835
Dues dates for the undergraduate practicum application (all paperwork will be submitted online):
Upon approval of the internship application, you will be administratively added to the course. If you are not enrolled in HSL 4275 by the end of finals week the semester before you will complete your internship, contact Dr. Bowers at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Current Internship, Job, and Volunteer Opportunities
DCFS, After reading through the information, on their website, you can apply online or contact Audrey D. Reischauer, MSW Associate Director of Academic Partnerships, DCFS Office of Learning & Professional Development by email (audrey.d.reischauer@illinois.
Illinois Coalition for Community Services/Teen Reach, Contact Program Manager, Claude Magee at email@example.com.
Mattoon YMCA, Contact Youth and Community Senior Program Director, Kayla Kerner at firstname.lastname@example.org. They are currently looking for interns.
LifeLinks in Mattoon, IL. To provide support and education for individuals and family, to improve recovery, to reduce the chances of relapse, and to set goals for the future. For more information, please contact
Generation 2 Generation. Contact volunteer coordinator, Jo Ellen Hickenbottom (email@example.com) or Director, Bill Duey (firstname.lastname@example.org).
AmeriCorp VISTAs! VISTAs will focus youth developemnt through Stem programming.
Education award or cash stipend
Contact volunteer coordinator, Jo Ellen Hickenbottom (email@example.com) or Director, Bill Duey (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Graduate students - Pediatric Interactions, Inc. is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters. They have facilities in the Grayslake and McHenry areas in Illinois. Students will be interviewed between February 1 -- March 1, 2020.
Behavioral Perspective Inc. Join our team and make a difference in the life of a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Contact Joy Henderson at email@example.com or 217-737-1833 or visit www.bpiaba.com/career to apply
Full-time benefits include:
Paid Holidays and birthday
Paid Time Off
Allendale Association. Interested in helping children, adolescents and familes? Contact James Walleck at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847.245.6142 to be part of the great team.
Urbana Park District. 2020 Summer Camp Positions at the Anita Purves Nature Center. Visit www.urbanaparks.org/jobs/ for all open position descriptions and to apply.
Crosspoint Human Services. Crosspoint Human Services has openings for the following:
Care Coordinator-Shelter Care Coordinator
Mental Health Therapist School Based Mental Therapist
Supervisor II-Recovery Services
Interested people should contact Sheryl L. Baumeister at 217.442.3200 Ext 133 or email email@example.com. You can also send resume/application Crosspoint Human Services, Attn: Human Resources, 210 Avenue C, Danville, IL,61832. OR apply online at www.crosspointhumanservices.org
Central East Alcoholism and Drug Council. Employment and internship opportunities at CEAD Council. If you are interested in hearing more about open positions, please contact Judy Brown, Program Director at 217-348-8108 or send a letter of interest and resume to CEAD Council, 635 Division, Charleston, IL.61920, OR firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mercy Home in Chicago. Summer Internship at Mercy Home in Chicago. This is a residential home that serves at-risk youth. Intern will gain valuable experience with youth while supporting the academic enrichment, career preparation and post-secondary exposure programs for junior high and high school students.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by April 15 to Katie Keller Smith at email@example.com
The Douglas County Health Department is currently looking for interns for their summer food programs in Douglas and Edgar counties. Email Amanda Minor (firstname.lastname@example.org) and copy Summer Phillips (email@example.com) for more information.
Camp New Hope. Volunteers opportunities are plentiful at Camp New Hope. If interested in volunteering contact Cam New Hope at 217-895-2341 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact Terri Cum (Program Director) at email@example.com
YouthWorks Summer Positions. Are you interested in being part of a dynamic ministry experience that set you up for the future or build a relationship that inspire and challenge you to grow? Then contact the recruiting team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 877.249.9904 or 612.729.5444
Touch of Nature Environmental Center. Now hiring Summer camp staff. Benefit include:
Attach resume and cover letter to Cassandra Roy at email@example.com
Disney Career Internship Program. Students who participate in this internship have access to many different benefits that come with living around the Disney parks, housing at apartment complexes (equipped with pool and a game room, as well as mental health and relationship support programs). Students also have access to a student center where they can focus their course work. Rent is take from students checks. Disney is also flexible in creating schedules for students who need to work around EIU classes if needed. Interns are provided with uniforms and laundry access, and they receive free transportation to their worksites, shopping sites, the beach, and other local tourist attractions. Interns also receive discounts on lodging, merchandise, and food, including free access and guest passes to any of the Disney parks and waterparks in their area. While working with Disney, student interns are treated as employees, so opportunities also exist for position advancements and pay increases, and some have reported working with celebrities.
The program is competitive, yet students can apply through www.disneycollegeprogram.com, and contact Dr. Mikki Sherwood for questions and guidance. Dr. Sherwood can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (217) 581-6374.
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois is looking for interns for the summer in Southern Illinois. LSSI frequently hires their interns for Child Welfare Specialist positions after a successful completion of internship. If you are interested or would like more information please e-mail, Evelyn Mancilla at Evelyn.Mancilla@lssi.org.