Community Services Group
(CSG) recognizes the importance of assisting future
Human Services, Business Operations and Information Technology
professionals to prepare for their careers. To this end, we offer
internship opportunities that will help meet the academic
requirements of students enrolled in a university, college or
Through our supervised internship opportunities, we strive to
ensure that future professionals will enter their field with a
sense of responsibility, dedication and commitment; ready to make a
positive impact in the lives of others.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF AN
INTERNSHIP AT CSG?
- Gain experience with a large Human Services organization in the
areas of Mental Health, Intellectual and Developmental
Disabilities, Child & Youth, Autism, Business Operations or
- Attend staff meetings and learn various facets of employment in
Human Services Interns:
- Interact directly with individuals participating in our
- Participate in treatment plans and observe medication
WILL I GET PAID AS AN
INTERN AT CSG?
- CSG has both unpaid and paid internships.
WHAT HOURS ARE available FOR
- Day hours in administrative or nonresidential programs.
- Limited evening and weekend hours depending on supervision
IS THERE A TRAINING PERIOD
BEFORE THE INTERNSHIP BEGINS?
- Our experienced staff serve as our trainers. Training begins by
interacting with and shadowing our staff. This is an opportunity to
ask questions and learn more about your field of study. Training is
ongoing throughout your internship.
ARE THERE OPPORTUNITIES FOR
EMPLOYMENT WITH CSG AFTER GRADUATION?
- Yes, employment opportunities are available. CSG hires for a
variety of positions that will allow you to start or grow your
career after you complete your internship.
ARE CLEARANCES REQUIRED TO
INTERN AT CSG?
Yes, to be considered for an
internship at CSG, you must be able to obtain clearances as defined
by our programs' regulations. All clearance are at the intern's
expense. We will provide you with the information on which
clearances you will need and how to obtain them after you are
offered an internship. Students must have all clearances required
by the program before starting their internship.
- PA State Criminal History
Check - All programs require an intern to obtain
this clearance. We are able to accept an active clearance if it is
less than 1 year old. You must be able to provide us with an
original copy for verification.
- PA State and FBI Child
Abuse Clearances - Programs working with anyone
under 21 years of age require these clearances. Students who
already have these active clearances will be required to obtain new
up-to-date PA State and FBI Child Abuse Clearances after they are
accepted as an intern at CSG.
- Department of Aging
Clearance - If you have not been a permanent
resident of PA for the last 2 years you will also be required to
obtain this clearance.
CAN I VIDEO OR AUDIO TAPE
DURING MY INTERNSHIP?
- No, CSG does not permit video or audio recordings at any of our
HOW TO APPLY FOR AN
- For an unpaid
internship - Click on the "Apply for This Position"
button below and follow the instruction on how to apply.
- For a paid
internship - If we have paid internships available,
they will be posted separately by location and indicate they are
paid. You will apply for paid internships through the separate
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN
INTERNSHIP YOU MUST BE ABLE TO MEET THE FOLLOWING
- Be a student or accepted in a human services, business
operations, or information technology related undergraduate or
graduate degree program.
- Be receiving credits and approved by the university, college or
school to participate in a CSG internship.
- Be able to provide criminal background checks that were
completed within the last year.
All resumes will be reviewed, however, only those students we
are considering for an internship will be contacted. We interview
potential interns during the semester before their internship, so
if you apply prior to that semester, we will hold your application
for consideration at that time.
Thank you for your interest
in Community Services Group!