Internship Site List

Antelope Valley

 
 

 


FACILITY

MAJORS

DUTIES

 

 

 

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

 

 

Psychology

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

AV Committee on Aging

 

           

Any

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

Psychology

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

Casa Amore

 

Psychology

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

Any

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

Any

Interact with clients with Alzheimer’s or brain injury.

Marion’s Resident Care

Psychology

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

 

Any

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

Any

Clerical work, interact with clients

 

Sheriff Department

 

 

Criminal Justice,  Communications

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

 

 

Summerhill Villa

 

 

Psychology

Work with elderly residents in daily activities.

 

Triple C Community

 

Psychology

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