Internship Site List

Antelope Valley









Antelope Valley Hospital, Volunteer Services

Any, except Psychology,

Various internships are available. Requires a 6-month commitment. All volunteers will go through a screening process and a two-step TB test.


AV Care Center




Working one-on-one  with Alzheimer’s patients.

AV Committee on Aging




General office work, case management program, outreach to seniors (may include some physical work) and working in food program. TB test required.

AV Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency

Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, Business, Human Resources, Communications

office help, working with new software, marking concepts, marketing campaigns, group activities, outreach programs

AV Domestic Violence Council

Psychology, Child Development, Communications, Political Science

Various office duties, can create positions for most majors and needs.

AV High School Education

Psychology, Child Development, Any

 Working in after school program, state preschool, adult education, fundraising for local high schools, grant writing, and scholarship programs.

Spanish a plus.


AV Mental Health Center

Masters of Social Work only

group activities, program development, case management, and assisting clients achieve life goals.




California PsychCare


Psychology, Child Development

Working with autistic and developmentally disabled individuals.

Bilingual is a plus

Capri Retirement Village


Interact with residents on a one-to-one basis.

Casa Amore



Interns will experience a home environment care facility for elderly.

Children’s Center of Antelope Valley

Psychology, Child Development, Sociology


Students will work with client services, as group activity assistant, and with paper work. Bilingual is preferred.

City of Palmdale – Families in Action

Communications, Business, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Child Development

Clerical and front office duties, assist in parenting program


City of Palmdale, Code Enforcement


Various duties and responsibilities regarding provisions of the municipal code.

City of Palmdale, Finance Department

Business, Economics

Various office duties,

City of Palmdale, Public Relations Office

Communications, Human Resource, Liberal Studies


Various office duties

Community Therapies and Baby Steps

Communications, English, Marketing, Human Resources, Business, Early Childhood Development.

 Assist in multi-service therapy: speech, movement, feeding clinic, baby steps program for early intervention for special needs infants. general office work,


Family Resources Foundation


Psychology, Any

Varity of internships, depending upon major: Group counseling, one-on-one counseling evaluations, business administration, human resources.

High Desert Hospital

Public Relations/Volunteer

Psychology, Sociology, Business Administration

Various duties available, depending on major

Home Sweet Home


Psychology, Social Work

Interact with clients and assist in daily activities.

Lancaster Adult Day Health Care


Interact with clients with Alzheimer’s or brain injury.

Marion’s Resident Care


Work with elderly residents.


Mental Health Association

Psychology, Sociology,

Various duties


Merrill Gardens/Lancaster           


Psychology, Business, Any


General office work and interaction with clients.


Olive Crest Foster Family



 Any, with emphasis on Psychology and Child Development

All students must be fingerprinted.

Psych majors may work with case management; monitor home visits and training programs. Child Development may provide childcare at the facility. All majors are welcome for general office work

* Can also place student in the LA area.

Palmdale City Library





English, Communications, Liberal Studies, Any

Literacy training, requires a six month commitment


Palmdale Senior Center

Psychology, Any

Various group activities working with seniors


Prestige Assisted Living



Psychology, Social Work


Help residents in daily activities

Interns must pay for live-scan fingerprinting, $81

Saddle-up Therapeutic


Psychology, Education, Adaptive Physical Education.

Help with the care of the horses and facilities, as well as aide in the riding activities of clientele. No prior horse experience needed.


Sage Community Health Center



Wide range from clerical support, administrative support, case management support, data logging and tracking, nursing support, special projects, and grants.  Spanish speaking a plus. Good writing skills, epidemiological knowledge and nursing skills, advertising and marketing knowledge will be given preference.

Santa Clarita Community Hospital


Social Work, Recreational Therapy

Work will depend upon the department


Santa Clarita Sunset Home

Psychology, Social Work

Assist in daily activity programs with residents.

SAVES, South Antelope Valley Emergency Services


Clerical work, interact with clients


Sheriff Department



Criminal Justice,  Communications

General office work, data entry, front desk, working with the public.



Summerhill Villa




Work with elderly residents in daily activities.


Triple C Community



Assist residents in everyday living activities. Interns must be fingerprinted


U-Can: United Community Action Network

Psychology, Criminal Justice, Sociology, Communications

Interact with at risk youths and families, assist in parenting classes, youth groups, and counseling for youth and families.

Develop media productions for kids.

Valley Oasis Domestic Violence Shelter

Social Work, Child Development, Psychology, Sociology, Business, Human Resources, Communications, Liberal Studies

Various internships available, depending on major, communicate with a diverse population, clients, and office work