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Internships and Careers

Careers in HDFS
  • 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!

Child Development and Family Studies major are required to complete an internship. Check out some of the places our students have interned!

Farwell, MI
Various Michigan Locations
​Farmington Hills, MI
Grand Rapids, MI
Midland, MI
Grand Rapids, MI
Midland, MI
​Shepherd, MI
​Harrison, MI
​Mount Pleasant, MI

Internship Deadlines
Internship Application Deadlines 
Summer 2021: February 21, 2021
Fall 2021: April 21, 2021

Internship Application

Internship Site Secured Deadlines
Summer 2021: April 16, 2021
Fall 2021: July 23, 2021

Internship Site Form

Internship Handbook

For more information, contact:
Beth Embrey
Internship Coordinator


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