Student Internships / Placements

 

Student Internships and Educational Opportunities are available as House of Mercy supports training and internship programs for students from a variety of disciplines as part of its mission and purpose. Students are provided diverse “real life” experiences as they work on their degrees, from associate of arts to graduate level. A variety of human service and health care related professionals participate in programming at House of Mercy in order to gain valuable experience in real life work situations. Human services related learning experiences are available in such professional degree areas as social work, addictions, vocational rehabilitation, human services, marriage/family counseling, children and family services, child development, etc. 

House of Mercy personnel are also available to provide educational programs on topics related to the various programs and services offered at House of Mercy. Staff frequently guest lecture at area schools, colleges and universities as a part of the facility’s commitment to community education and outreach.  

Internship space is limited. It is recommended that you contact House of Mercy two-three months prior to your internship in order to begin the interview process. 


For more information concerning House of Mercy’s internship and educational placement opportunities please contact either:

Rebecca Peterson, Director, (515) 643-6588, rpeterson@mercydesmoines.org