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Center for Justice Social Work partners with many different universities to host students during their practicum & field education placements


We are seeking passionate and motivated Social Work Interns to join our team and contribute to our 

Mobile Integrated Health program. As a Social Work Intern, you will have the opportunity to work closely with experienced social workers and gain practical, hands-on experience in various aspects of social work practice. At CJSW we hold high standards for all of our employees and social work interns. We are very careful about who we invite to become a member of our organization. 

Mobile Integrated Health: Mobile Integrated Health programs are intended to provide an individual with a better chance of maintaining stability in the community, avoiding arrest, re-arrest, hospitalization, or involuntary detainment. This program includes expanding existing services that are provided through traditional Mobile Crisis Response (PD & Fire) in a targeted effort of offering least restrictive, trauma-informed alternatives.

  • Provide assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, case management, referral, and brief intervention counseling

  • Participate in case management meetings and collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to provide comprehensive support to clients

  • Conduct research on community resources, social services, and relevant legal and ethical issues

  • Assist in organizing and facilitating support groups, workshops, and educational sessions for clients

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date client records and progress notes in compliance with confidentiality and legal standards

  • Provide crisis intervention and emotional support to clients in need

  • Conduct and regulate services in a professional manner to maintain and increase the goodwill and reputation of CJSW

  • Schedule and attend home visits with clients and team members, as needed

  • Develop and implement programming to include writing curriculum with evidence based measurement tools 

  • Assist with outreach and community engagement efforts to promote awareness of available services and company as a whole

  • Work collaboratively with other CJSW team members

  • Attend regular supervision and training sessions with case studies, questions, and follow-up from previous sessions to enhance your professional development

  • Familiarize yourself and collaborate within company software effectively and efficiently

  • Other duties may be assigned

  • Enrolled in an accredited Bachelor's or Master's program in Social Work or a related behavioral health field.

  • Willingness to submit to a background check 

  • Over the age of 21

  • Valid driver's license and car insurance

  • Passion for social justice and a genuine desire to make a positive impact on individuals and communities

  • Empathy, compassion and the ability to establish rapport with diverse populations

  • Basic knowledge of social work principles, theories, and ethical standards

  • Reliable, organized, and able to handle confidential information with discretion

  • Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to take direct and constructive feedback and implement it

  • Able to work independently on tasks assigned

  • Fulfillment of Field Education experience and practicum requirements

  • Valuable hands-on experience in a supportive and collaborative environment

  • Opportunity to learn from experienced social workers and professionals in the field

  • Exposure to diverse populations and social work practice areas.

  • Flexible scheduling to accommodate academic and personal commitments


1. Compile the following documents:

  • Completed CJSW intern application, download here

  • 1 page cover letter explaining why you are interested in serving as a student intern

  • Professional Resume

  • Practicum/Field Education requirements including timeline (if applicable)

2. Please send your documents to

Selected candidates will be contacted to complete a screening call with a CJSW admin team member. Chosen candidates from pre-screening will be contacted to complete an (in-person or virtual) interview with the CJSW admin team.

  • Meet with your academic advisor and your school's designated internship coordinators prior to applying. Applicants must follow their school's internal process to ensure credit eligibility.

  • CJSW application process will be conducted in line with the accompanying schools practicum placement timeline

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