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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 
Fall 2015: April 15, 2015
Spring 2016: March 15, 2016

Internship Application

Internship Site Secured Deadlines
Summer 2015: April 10, 2015
Fall 2015: July 24, 2015

Internship Site Form

Internship Handbook

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

Meeting for Summer 2015 internships on Friday, April 24, 2015.

Dr. Popp - 10-12 pm in EHS 309

Dr. Long - 1-3 pm in EHS 232

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HDF 419 class meeting dates
Spring 2015
- Dr. Long
All meetings are on Fridays from 10-12.

January 16th
January 23rd
February 20th
March 27th
April 24th

Spring 2015
- Dr. Angera
All meetings are on Fridays from 10-12.

January 16th
January 30th
February 13th
April 3rd
April 24th























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