Gain real-world experience

The list below contains examples of local agencies where HDFS senior students might do their internships. These agencies have expressed interest in mentoring a HDFS student, however, you are not required to intern at one of these agencies and are free to pursue an internship independently that meets your particular interests.

All internships must be presented for approval to the HDFS Internship Coordinator.

Agency Industry Location
Newborn Critical Care, UNC Hospitals Health – Child Health Chapel Hill, NC
Emerge Health – OT/SLP Durham, NC
Pediatric Therapy Associates Health – OT/SLP Cary, NC
Orange Co. Health Dept. Health – CNA Required Hillsborough, NC
Pediatric Rehabilitation, UNC Hospitals Health – Child Life, SLP, Rehab, Audiology Chapel Hill, NC
Agency Industry Location
Willow Oak Montessorri Education and Schools Chatham, NC
Carter Community Schools Education and Schools Durham, NC
Chapel Hill Newcomer Program Education and Schools Chapel Hill, NC
Maureen Joy Charter School Education and Schools Durham, NC
Agency Industry Location
Horizons Human Services – Women Raleigh, NC
Kidspeace Human Services – Foster Care Raleigh, NC
Student U Human Services – Youth Services Durham, NC
Hope Reins Human Services – Family Services Raleigh, NC
El Centro Hispano Nonprofit Organizations – Immigrant Services Chapel Hill, NC
SECU Family House Nonprofit Organizations – Health Support Chapel Hill, NC
Ronald McDonald’s House Nonprofit Organizations – Health Support Chapel Hill, NC
TABLE Nonprofit Organizations – Food Insecurity Chapel Hill, NC
Agency Industry Location
TEACHH Disability/Special Need Services UNC Chapel Hill
CIDD Disability/Special Need Services UNC Chapel Hill
Gigi’s Playhouse Disability/Special Need Services Raleigh, NC
Hill Center Disability/Special Need Services Durham, NC
Bees Lab Research – Child Health and Development UNC Chapel Hill
Espelage Lab Research – Bullying/Violence Prevention UNC Chapel Hill
Frank Porter Graham Child Institute Research – Disability, Literacy, etc. UNC Chapel Hill
Agency Industry Location
Kidzu Museum Child Development and Care Chapel Hill, NC
HeadStart/Early HeadStart Child Development and Care Triangle Area
Sound and Colors Child Development and Care Triangle Area
Child Care Services Association Child Development and Care Durham, NC