FHSS Internship & Civic Engagement Fair – Thurs, Feb 11th

It’s that time of year again … when you get to make connections with off campus organizations that can provide you with rich opportunities to gain meaningful experience during your undergraduate program. It doesn’t really matter what your major is, but if you are interested in working with people with challenges of one kind or another and helping them learn, overcome, and succeed, then this fair is for you! There will also be business experiences, non-profit organizations, criminal justice, social services, health services, gerontology, women’s issues, developmental settings, educational settings, residential treatment centers, and civic engagement opportunities.

DON’T BE DISCOURAGED IF YOU ARE NOT SEEING ENOUGH ORGANIZATIONS PARTICIPATING! They have to go through an approval process for this virtual fair that they don’t have to do for our in-person fairs in past years, so they are learning the process too! Keep checking back on Handshake until the night before the fair, so you can sign up for new organizations that you may be interested as they add on.

Here are some ‘helps’ for you in your journey of getting registered for the Fair:

Step-by-step Virtual Fair Instructions      FHSS Fair - Handshake

Student Handshake Guide

Career Services YouTube video “student fair prep workshop”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QR3LpybF6k&t=269s

The following organizations are currently registered for the Feb 11th FHSS Internship & Civic Engagement Fair (and we expect more to continue adding on):

Social Work:                                                                                             Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS)
DELIVER: Rescuing  Children At Risk                                                                                                The Refuge: Women & Children in Crisis & The Rape Crisis Team

Family Support
International Rescue Committee (IRC) – Refugee programs
UVU Family Science Intern with the Stronger Families Project
Community Action Services

Educational Settings:
Provo School District Truancy Office
Lakeridge Jr High Counseling Office

Criminal Justice:                                                                                                                        Utah State Prison Sexual Offender Treatment Program (paid)
Adult Probation & Parole (Utah County)

Developmental Settings:
ScenicView Academy (School for Young Adults with Autism & Learning Disabilities)

Business:
Goldman Sachs
Fidelity Investments

Non-profit:
United Way Utah County
Make-A-Wish Foundation

Residential Treatment Centers (12-18 year-olds in clinical setting):
The Heritage Community
Discovery Academy
Salt Lake Behavioral Hospital

Gerontology:
Courtyard at Jamestown (Stellar Sr Living)

Civic Engagement:                                                                                                                         Mormon Women for Ethical Government
Utah Commission on Service and Volunteerism

BYU Programs:
BYU Washington Seminar Program                                                                                              BYU On-Campus Internships (great experience; does not fulfill capstone)                                BYU Law School
Rollins Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology

Please direct any questions about this Fair to:
Karen Christensen (karen@byu.edu)
FHSS Internship Office (fhssinternships@byu.edu)

 

 

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