Internships

Interning at Harris County Juvenile Probation Department (HCJPD)

HCJPD is committed to provide a meaningful internship for college students interested in learning about work in criminal justice as well as Psychology. Participation in our internship programs will enable you to acquire lifelong skills and position you for a public service career.
Undergraduate and Graduate Internship Program

Our internship program is designed to provide an opportunity for students to connect theory with practice and further serve as an educational training opportunity for prospective Criminal Justice professionals through the mentorship and guidance of HCJPD. The purpose is to develop and retain innovative individuals who desire to make a difference in the youth. We also want students to gain practical experience to build a solid foundation for the future.

Undergraduate and Graduate Internship Program Information

Undergraduate and Graduate Internship Program Application

If you have any other questions, please email:

Pamela Ramirez
Harris County Juvenile Probation Department
1200 Congress St.
Houston, TX 77002
Fax: (713) 437-4216
Pamela.Ramirez@hcjpd.hctx.net

 

Mental Health Practicum and Internship Program

Students who are currently enrolled in a Master's degree program or a Doctoral Program in a mental health field (i.e., psychology, counseling, social work, etc.) may apply for a one or two-semester practicum placement with HCJPD.

Mental Health Practicum and Internship Program Information

Doctoral Internship Program in Psychology

HCJPD will be accepting three interns for the doctoral internship program, which is accredited by the American Psychological Association. Applicants must be currently seeking a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology. The internship is full-time for 12 months and begins on August 1, 2024, and ends on July 31, 2025.

Doctoral Internship Program in Psychology Information

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Psychology

HCJPD currently has three psychology post-doctoral positions available.  The Forensic Evaluator and Specialty Court positions are Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowships with a forensic emphasis. Applicants must have completed all requirements for a Doctorate degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in Clinical, Counseling, or School Psychology by the start date. The position is full-time for 12 months and begins on September 1, 2023 and ends on August 31, 2024.

Post-doctoral Fellowship in Forensic Psychology Information

Post-doctoral Fellowship in Psychology Information

If you have any other questions regarding the Practicum or Doctoral programs, please contact:

Alexandra Tellez, PhD
Harris County Juvenile Probation Department
1200 Congress St.
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 222-4234 Alexandra.tellez@hcjpd.hctx.net