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Internships are available year-round. You must apply at least two months before your projected start date. Within this page, you will find information on how to get started in a rewarding internship opportunity that will enhance your skills and provide you with the tools to excel in your professional career in human services.
Required Application Information
If information is missing, your application will not be processed. Please call 757-664-7778 to follow up on your application. Thank you for considering the Norfolk Department of Human Services for your internship!
Internship Program Objectives
The Norfolk Department of Human Services recognizes the important role we play in serving as a training site for area colleges and universities. Where feasible, we encourage supervisory staff to make use of students to serve as interns within agency programs and to foster the workforce development efforts of institutions of higher learning via internships.
Internships offer us the opportunity to ensure that future professionals will enter the human services field with a sense of responsibility, dedication, and commitment; ready to make a positive difference in the lives of the people we serve. The hard work and energy that we put into making your internship experience successful will pay off in dedicated professionals who may, one day, wish to return to our department as employees.
Our goals are to provide you with the following opportunities: