HDFS Concentration related Internship Application Form.

HDFS Concentration related Internship Application Form.

Early Child Development Concentration Application

Internships in the area of Early Child Development involve working directly with or for the benefit of children approximately 6 years of age and younger. Internship possibilities include preschool/daycare teaching, administration of early childhood programs, day care licensing, training, and consulting. Daycare-based internships must be in programs that are accredited or in the process of accreditation through NAEYC, NAC, NECPA or similar organizations.

Alabama Council on Human Relations, Head Start, Opelika, AL
Auburn Early Education Center, Auburn, AL
Auburn United Methodist Church, Auburn, AL
Auburn University Early Learning Center, Auburn, AL
Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, MN
Bridges Learning Center, Columbus, GA
Child Care Resource Center, Opelika, AL
Child Care Resource Network, Albertville, AL
Creative Discovery Child Development Center, Auburn, AL
Family Child Care Partnership, Dr. Ellen Abell, Auburn University, AL
Harris Early Learning Center, Birmingham, AL
KinderCare Learning Center, Prattville, AL
Lifeline Children’s Services, Birmingham, AL
Maxwell Air Force Base Child Development Center, Montgomery, AL
Office of School Readiness, Montgomery, AL
Partners in Adoption, Alpharetta, GA
Smart Start, Alabama Partnership for Children, Montgomery, AL
St. Basil Preschool, Stockton, CA
St. Luke’s Early Learning Center, Columbus, GA
The Sunshine House, Stockbridge, GA
Tuskegee‐Macon County Head Start, Tuskegee, AL
Voice for Alabama’s Children, Montgomery, AL

Child Life Concentration Application

Internships in the area of Child Life involve working directly with or for the benefit of infants, children, and adolescents with specific medical needs. Students typically intern in a hospital or other medical care setting or with an organization dedicated to servicing chronically ill or special needs children.

Arnold Palmer’s Children’s Hospital, Orlando, FL
Autism Asperger Syndrome Center, Birmingham, AL
BASE Camp Children’s Cancer Foundation, Winter Park, FL
BRIDGES Foundation, Camp BRIDGES, Birmingham, AL
Camp ASCCA (Alabama Special Camp for Children and Adults), Jackson’s Gap, AL
Children’s Healthcare of Altanta/Egleston and Scottish Rite, Atlanta, GA
Children’s Hospital of Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, Dallas, TX
Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC
CURE Childhood Cancer, Atlanta, GA
Hunstville Hospital for Women and Children, Huntsville, AL
Juvenile Diabetes Resource Foundation, Atlanta, GA
Joseph Richey Hospice Center, Baltimore, MD
Kids Beating Cancer, Marrow Donations Program, Orlando, FL
Magic Moments, Children’s Hospital, Birmingham, AL
Make‐A‐Wish Foundation, Birmingham, AL; Marietta, GA
Prescott House Child Advocacy Center, Birmingham, AL
United Cerebral Palsy, Mobile, AL
Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, TN
Yale‐New Haven Children’s Hospital, New Haven, CT

Middle Childhood and Adolescence Concentration Application

Internships in the area of Middle Childhood and Adolescence involve working directly with or for the benefit of youth ages 7 to 20. Internship possibilities include, but are not limited to, working in residential treatment programs, teen pregnancy programs, juvenile court, child protective services, church ministry, youth camps, 4-H, and parks and recreation programs.

Alabama Public Television, Education Department, Birmingham, AL
Auburn United Methodist Church, Auburn, AL
Boy’s and Girl’s Clubs of Greater Lee County Camp Smile‐A‐Mile, Birmingham, AL
Camp WinShape, Mt. Berry, GA
City of Auburn Parks and Recreation Department, Auburn, AL
Department of Juvenile Justice, Cumming, GA
Dallas County Department of Human Resources, Selma, AL
East Alabama Family Options, Auburn, AL
East Alabama Mental Health, Family and Children’s Services, Opelika, AL
Grace Campus Ministries, Auburn, AL
Hawk‐Houston Boys & Girls Club, Dothan, AL
IMPACT Family Counseling, Birmingham, AL
Lifeline Children’s Services, Birmingham, AL
Metro Baptist Church Ministries, New York, NY
Montgomery Area Nontraditional Equestrians (MANE), Montgomery, AL
National Council on Substance Abuse, Montgomery, AL
Opelika High School Guidance Office, Opelika, AL
Resort Intern Connections, Hilton Head Island, SC
Raindancer Youth Services, Clovis, New Mexico
Safe Harbor, Auburn University, AL
Storybook Farms, Opelika, AL
The Big House Foundation, Opelika, AL
Women’s Hope Medical Clinic, Auburn, AL
Ogletree Elementary School, Auburn, AL

Adult Development Concentration Application

Internships in the area of Adult Development involve working directly with or for the benefit of the adult population ages 21 and older. Internship possibilities include adult social services, crisis counseling centers, battered women’s shelters, consumer credit counseling agencies, job corps, human resource management, fundraising, substance abuse rehabilitation programs and services for the aging populations.

American Express Financial Advisors, Opelika, AL
Auburn University Elderhostel, Auburn, AL
Auburn University Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Auburn University, AL
Balach & Bingham, LLP, Birmingham, AL
Bradford Health Services, Opelika, AL; Montgomery, AL; Madison, AL
Catholic Charities, Pensacola, FL
Community Credit Counseling Services, Opelika, AL
Eastview Retirement Community, Montgomery, AL
Elder Garden Adult Day Center, Birmingham, AL
Employment Security Office, Opelika, AL
Hilton Garden Inn, Auburn, AL
Junior League, Birmingham, AL
Lee County Habitat for Humanity, Opelika, AL
Northside Hospital Recovery Center, Atlanta, GA
Office of the Governor, State of Alabama, Montgomery, AL
Regions Mortgage, Canton, GA
St. Joseph Mercy Foundation, Atlanta GA
St. Louis Dream Center, Women of Hope, St. Louis, MO
Tennessee Pharmacists’ Association, Nashville, TN
The Autauga Family Support Center, Prattville, AL
The Park at Riverchase Assisted Living, Hoover, AL
The Women’s Resource Center, Montgomery, AL
Turning Point, Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Prevention, Tuscaloosa, AL
U.S. House of Representatives, Bud Cramer, Huntsville, AL
Wiregrass Rehabilitation Center, Dothan, AL
Women’s Public Policy Internship Program, Washington, DC

Family Life Education Application

Internships in the area of Family Life Education involve applying research-based knowledge to develop, implement and/or evaluate community-based programs designed to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families. Completion of this concentration meets the minimum course requirements for provisional certification as a Family Life Educator (FLE) through the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR). Some examples of internship possibilities include working with faculty research projects, cooperative extension agents, community mental health programs, family resource centers, advocacy organizations, or political actions groups, to name a few.

Alabama Community Healthy Marriage Initiative, Dr. Adler‐Bader, Auburn University, AL
Alabama Cooperative Extension Services 4‐H, Auburn University, AL
Alabama Public Television Education Department, Birmingham, AL
American Red Cross of Lee County, Opelika, AL
Alabama’s Women’s Initiative, Birmingham, AL Blue Star Families, Falls Church, VA
Callaway Gardens Education Department, Pine Mountain, GA
Circle of Care for Families, Valley, AL
Cooperative Extension of Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa, AL
Family Child Care Partnership, Dr. Ellen Abell, Auburn University, AL
Healthy Couples/Children Targeting Youth Project, Dr. Kerpelman, Auburn University, AL
Hope Place Family Resource Center, Brewton, AL
Mary G. Harding Center for Cultural Arts, Gadsen, AL
National Children’s Advocacy Center, Huntsville, AL
Office of Religious Education, Catholic Diocese Mobile, AL
Office of School Readiness, Montgomery, AL
Sesame Street, New York, NY
Sleep Health and Development, Dr. Mona El‐Sheikh, Auburn University, AL
The Exchange Club, Nashville, TN
Walker County Cooperative Extension, Jasper, AL
Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN), Washington, DC
Voices for Alabama Children, Montgomery, AL
Yes! Atlanta, Atlanta, GA