Project Harmony currently supports students pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a Social Science or related program.
An internship with Project Harmony is a unique opportunity for students with an interest in child welfare, child mental health and working with families. Participating departments include Children’s Services – Advocacy, Mental Health Therapist Team, and the Connections Program.
Students accepted into this internship placement can expect to attain these outcomes:
- An understanding of the mission and function of Child Advocacy Centers
- Understanding of the criminal justice process and child welfare system.
- Understanding of the effects of trauma on children and families and how the CAC responds
- How to work in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team
- Understanding of the various Multi-Disciplinary Teams and observe how they function
- How to create and sustain good practices for self-care, to offset the potential harm of secondary traumatic stress
- Assigned laptop and workspace within department
- Access to asynchronous and instructor-led training through Project Harmony Training Institute
- Invitations to all staff meetings and events
- Cohort-specific events like coffee shop meetups and lunches
- Seamless job application process for future opportunities
- Students must submit an application, with resume and cover letter, through our Careers portal.
- Applicants must be enrolled in a University program which has written requirements for an internship experience.
- Education and Career goals congruent with the outcomes of this internship opportunity.
- Pass background checks and provide documentation as requested
- Candidate is free of any foreseeable Conflicts of Interest given the population served and their past or current employment.