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Sociology

Concentration In Human Services > Examples of Possible Internships

Examples of Possible Internship Placements and Names of Agencies that have employed CHS Alumni

Listed by agency type with employment of alumni in parentheses.

Developmental and other Disabilities

  • New Horizons Resources (employed alumni and was a major collaborator in the establishment of the CHS in 1992)
  • Anderson Center for Autism (employed alumni and was a major collaborator in the establishment of the CHS in 1992)
  • Abilities First (employed alumni)
  • Resource Center for Accessible Living (with which the CHS obtained a New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)/Taconic Developmental Disabilities Services Office (TDDSO) Specialized Respite Training grant).
  • Center for Spectrum Services (employed alumni)
  • Ulster-Greene ARC (employed alumni)
  • Crustal Run Village (employed alumni)
  • Northeast Center for Special Care (employed alumni)
  • Taconic Developmental Disabilities Services 
  • Taconic Resources for Independence 

Homelessness, Poverty, Mental Health and Domestic Violence Programs

  • Dutchess County Mental Health America
  • Ulster County Mental Health Association (employed alumni)
  • Family of Woodstock and New Paltz (employed alumni)
  • Grace Smith House (employed alumni)
  • Battered Women Services (employed alumni)
  • Safe Homes of Orange County (employed alumni)
  • Dutchess Outreach (employed alumni)
  • Gateway Community Industries
  • Hudson River Housing (employed alumni)

Criminal Justice and Substance Abuse Treatment

  • Dutchess, Ulster, and Orange County Departments of Probation
  • Green Haven Correctional Facility
  • Beacon Correctional Facility for Women
  • Ulster and Dutchess County Drug Treatment Court
  • Dutchess County Intensive Treatment Alternative Program
  • Step One
  • Never Alone
  • Chemical Dependency Crisis Center/MARC

Child Welfare and Family Services

  • Children’s Home of Kingston
  • Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie (employed alumni)
  • St. John Bosco (employed alumni)
  • Astor Services for Children and Families (employed alumni)
  • Green Chimneys Children’s Services
  • Family Services (employed alumni)
  • Dutchess and Ulster County Departments of Social Services (employed alumni)
  • Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse
  • Columbia Opportunities (employed alumni)
  • Hudson River Housing (employed alumni)

Preventative and School Based Programs

  • New Paltz Youth Program
  • New Paltz Central School District
  • Hyde Park Central School District
  • Ulster County BOCES
  • Children’s Learning Center, SUNY New Paltz Campus
  • Planned Parenthood
  • New Paltz Agricultural Child Care Center

Elderly

  • Wingate at Ulster
  • Mountain View Nursing Center (employed alumni)
  • Dutchess County Office for the Aging
  • Woodland Ponds
  • Elant at Wappingers Falls

Medical

  • Vassar Brothers Hospital (case management/social work department)
  • Benedictine Hospital (Oncology Support Program)

Advocacy and Social Action Agencies

  • Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Ulster County Mental Health Association
  • Family of Woodstock and New Paltz (employed alumni)
  • Grace Smith House (employed alumni)
  • Battered Women Services (employed alumni)
  • Safe Homes of Orange County (employed alumni)
  • Dutchess Outreach (employed alumni)
  • Resource Center for Accessible Living (with which the CHS obtained a New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)/Taconic Developmental Disabilities Services Office (TDDSO) Specialized Respite Training grant).
  • New Horizons Resources (employed alumni and was a major collaborator in the establishment of the CHS in 1992).
  • Taconic Resources for Independence 

Alternative Approaches and Therapies

  • Abilities First (employed alumni)
  • Benedictine Hospital Oncology Support Program
  • Children’s Media Project
  • Mill Street Loft
  • Green Chimneys Children’s Services
  • New Horizons Resources (employed alumni)