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Internships and Careers
​​​​What can you be with a degree in Child Development? Early Childhood? Family Studies?
  • Youth Development Specialist
  • Independent Living Instructor
  • Group Home Therapist
  • Foster Home Certification Manager
  • Child Development/Family Studies Professor
  • Administrative Supervisor, Early Head Start
  • Enrollment & Match Specialist, Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Lead Teacher
  • Early Childhood Education Specialist
  • Foster Care Case Manager
  • Social Services Specialist
  • Clinical Therapist
  • Great Start Collaborative Director
  • Intake Therapist for Children's Outpatient Services
  • Certified Child Life Specialist

Want to see what other exciting jobs you can have with these majors?
Check out the
career list!

How to get started? Internships!
Child Development and Family Studies major are required to complete an internship, check out some of the places you can intern.
Affirmations Ferndale, MI
Department of Human ServicesVarious Michigan Locations
Adoption Associates
​Farmington Hills, MI
Family Youth Interventions
Mount Clemens, MI
Family Futures
Grand Rapids, MI
​Safe and Sound Child Advocacy Center
Midland, MI
Bethany Christian Services
Grand Rapids, MI
Chicago Youth Programs
Chicago, IL
Andahwod Continuing Care Community & Elder Services
Mount Pleasant, MI

Grand Rapids Children's Museum
Grand Rapids, MI
​West Midland Family Center
​Shepherd, MI
Turning Point
​Mount Clemens, MI


Internship Deadlines
Internship Application Deadlines 
Spring 2016: October 15, 2016
Summer 2016: March 15, 2016

Internship Application

Internship Site Secured Deadlines
Spring 2016: November 20, 2015

Internship Site Form

Internship Handbook

For more information, contact:
Beth Embrey
HEV Internship Coordinator embre1el@cmich.edu

HDF 419 Meeting Dates for Fall 2015:

All meetings are 10 am - 12 pm

Friday, September 11

Friday, September 25

Friday, October 16

Friday, November 6

Friday, December 4

Final Class – Monday, Decembre 14


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