Maryvale provides a variety of internship opportunities typically for students in social work, psychology, child development or a related field. These interns contribute their time and energy to furthering Maryvale’s mission while gaining valuable experience in the child-welfare system. Maryvale Interns are required to obtain the following clearances prior to employment:
- Criminal Record and Child Abuse Index Clearance.
- A clean Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) record (Family Resource Center interns only)
- A clear TB Test.
Specific internship opportunities include the following:
Residential / Mental Health Internships
Maryvale provides field training for master and bachelor student interns to provide appropriate mental health services for clients consistent with all scopes of practices and regulations. A formal training program is provided for students in the field of Psychology, Social Work, and Counseling. Maryvale provides internships for students from Azusa Pacific University; California State University, Los Angeles; Cal Poly Pomona; University of California, Los Angeles and University of Southern California.
Family Resource Center / Community-based Mental Health
Early Education Centers / Student Observation Hours
Students currently enrolled in a college or high school course that requires observation hours may be allowed to observe, but not interact with, children in the classroom. These arrangements are made with the Center Director and students are required to provide their student ID and course syllabus or a letter from their teacher/professor.