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​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.

  
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***THE SPRING 2021 UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.***

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 and Background Form

If you have any other questions, please email:
Pamela Ramirez
Harris County Juvenile Probation Departmernt
1200 Congress St.
Houston, TX 77002
Fax: (713) 437-4216
Pamela.Ramirez@hcjpd.hctx.net


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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


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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 2, 2021and ends on July 29, 2022.

Doctoral Internship Program in Psychology Information


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HCJPD currently has two psychology post-doctoral positions available. 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, 2021 and ends on August 31, 2022.

Post-doctoral Fellowship in Psychology Information

If you have any other questions regarding the Practicum or Doctoral programs, please contact:
Nicole Dorsey, Ph.D.
Harris County Juvenile Probation Department
1200 Congress St.
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 222-4257
Nicole.Dorsey@hcjpd.hctx.net


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