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My internship gave me the opportunity to truly put what I have learned the past four years into action.  I was able to practice my helping skills through daily interaction with clients and I learned a lot about the human services field.  I was challenged to step out of my comfort zone and was treated as an employee rather than just an intern.

Senior Internship Student, Spring 2013
Guilford County Department of Social Services

 

The internship experience was amazing.  It was exciting to see the two worlds of agency life and the classroom connect. I feel very prepared to enter the helping profession post-graduation.

Senior Internship Student, Spring 2013
Alamance County Department of Social Services

 

I absolutely loved my internship because it gave me real life experience in the Human Services field. I shadowed intake and assessment workers, attended foster care court, and even supervised home visits. It was extremely rewarding to be able to use all of the coursework and theories that we’ve learned over the past 4 years. Most importantly, this internship helped me solidify what I want to do in the future. I now know that I want to work in the child welfare field.  

Senior Internship Student, Fall 2012
Alamance County Department of Social Services


Through my internship I have learned a lot about my strengths and weaknesses.  In my various home visits I was able to put into practice basic counseling skills.  This experience has solidified my interests to work with families in crisis."

Human Service Studies Internship 2012
Alamance Family Center

 

My internship provided an enormous amount of hands-on experience.  I found my passion working with children in an after school setting. I experienced different communication styles, collaboration with other community partners, and how to establish rapport with the student population.  In fact, my internship led to a job after graduation.

Human Service Studies Internship 2012
Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club

 

I have learned to effectively communicate with all different types of people.  I've learned how to connect with the students using the skills learned from my Human Service Studies classes.  Seeing the skills come to life with students in the classroom has made this experience worthwhile and gives me confidence for my life post graduation."

Human Service Studies Internship 2012
Cummings High School, ESL Department