CAREERS & INTERNSHIPS

Careers

There are currently no available positions. Please check back regularly for updates.

To review the mission, vision,  goals, and values of Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County, please click here.

Internships

Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County is committed to providing a hands-on experience for undergraduate and graduate students studying social work, clinical therapy, child development, or other human services studies.

As a Family Advocate Intern Caseworker, you will have opportunities to work directly with client families, as well as assist our Multi-Disciplinary Team in investigations and manage cases of alleged abuse and neglect. As an intern, you will gain invaluable experience in conducting needs assessments with caregivers, observe forensic and suspect interviews, shadow CPS and law enforcement in the field, provide child engagement to children receiving services, attend and observe criminal and civil trials, and gain understanding on how the Multi-Disciplinary Team works. Please note, this is an unpaid internship.

The Criminal Justice internship is a great learning experience for students who are preparing for a career in law enforcement. It is a hands-on program that allows students to learn about law enforcement, specifically, child crimes investigations in Collin County. Students will shadow our lead detectives throughout the semester and assist in note taking and transcribing forensic and suspect interviews. The Criminal Justice internship is offered to undergraduate and graduate students who are currently enrolled at a local university majoring in Criminal Justice. Please note, this is an unpaid internship.

Internship Requirements:

Weekly Availability: 16 hours in the spring/fall and 20 hours in the summer

  • Participate in a mandatory three-day orientation prior to beginning the internship
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Pass an applicant interview process
  • Participate in weekly supervision activities

The Family Advocacy and Support Services Department is no longer accepting applicants for the Summer 2024 semester. We are now accepting applications for Fall 2024.

To apply for a Family Advocate or Criminal Justice Internship, please fill out an application CLICK HERE

As a Child Advocate Intern, you will have opportunities to work directly with clients and families. Interns will conduct Child Engagement, assist with the center’s annual projects, participate in on-call crisis support, and create activities that promote distraction and coping techniques.

Accepting Degree Majors in: Psychology, Family Studies, Criminal Justice, Child Development, Child Life, or other related fields. 

Internship Requirements:

  • Weekly Availability: 16 hours in the spring/fall and 20 hours in the summer.
  • Participate in a mandatory three-day orientation prior to beginning the internship.
  • Pass a criminal background check.
  • Pass an applicant interview process.
  • Scheduled on call emergency Child Engagement

We are no longer accepting applicants for the Summer 2024 semester. We are now accepting applications for Fall 2024.

To apply for a Child Engagement Internship, please fill out an application CLICK HERE

Our Clinical training program offers Graduate students/LPC Associates the opportunity to receive practical experience in multiple therapeutic modalities including play, individual, art, music, family, and group therapies.

We accept Graduate level practicum students as well as LPC Associates for our clinical internship program.  Students and LPC Associates have the unique opportunity to not only offer therapeutic services to the children and families who come to the CACCC, but work directly with the law enforcement, District Attorney, and CPS agencies that collaborate with the center.

To apply for a Clinical Internship, send your resume to:
Kelly Pullen, M.A., LPC-S
Clinical Supervisor
kpullen@caccollincounty.org

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