Previous Human Services Internships

Counseling Aide

  • Women's Law Project: Telephone counselor (provide legal advice on custody, divorce, abuse)
  • Women Organized Against Rape (WOAR): counseling, crisis intervention, court advocacy
  • Renfrew Center of Bryn Mawr: counseling and treatment of eating disorders
  • Devereux: residential community living for adults with mental health and retardation
  • Kirkbride Center: provides drug and alcohol, psychiatric, dual-diagnosis, depression and suicide treatment
  • Voyage House: provide runaway, homeless & at-risk youth with immediate assistance and support. Counsel clients and their families through times of crisis and provide a bridge to the achievement of self-sufficient adulthood.
  • Local School District Counseling Department

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Case Management/Worker Aide

  • Adoption Resource Center: adoption placement, interviewing mothers, home studies
  • Presbyterian Children's Village: community based foster care program, outpatient mental health, wrap around services and family center programs

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Teacher Aide

  • Delaware County Community School: special needs program, willingness to work with students who are explosive and erratic students.
  • Vanguard School: private non-profit school for special education
  • Children's Crisis Treatment Center
  • Bryn Mawr Child Study Institute - speech and language pre-school

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Assistant Rehabilitation Aide

  • Nova Care: physical rehabilitation facility
  • Ramsey Educational & Developmental Institute: vocational rehabilitation for clients who are MR.

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Administrator / Coordinator / Development

  • Operation Smile
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • Security - on campus

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Activities Aide

  • Dunwoody Retirement Village: counseling, consulting, programming for geriatric population

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Career Counseling

  • Villanova University Career Services

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Additional Information

For additional information please feel free to contact the Department of Education and Human Services at (610) 519 - 4620 or email Dr. Krista Malott. Comments about the web site to web-developer.

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Human Services Minor Details

A minor in Human Services requires a total of 15 credits. Distribution requirements are: HS 2000, HS 2100, HS 3000, HS 3100. An additional three credits must be earned from one of the following: HS 3400, HS 3600, or HS 3700.

Other Links

Previous Human Services Internship Sites - Villanova University assists in placing students in a variety of internship locations.

Human Services Major Sample Program - To view a sample student's layout of a Human Services course schedule.

Additional Information

For additional information please feel free to contact the Department of Education and Human Services at 610.519.4620 or email Dr. Krista Malott. Send web site comments to the web developer.