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The County is taking a number of actions to keep residents safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Find status information for County operations and services.

Potential Internship Positions

Administration Division

The Administration Division provides a diverse offering of services to both internal and external customers. Within the division are the Fiscal and Computer Operations, Human Resources Management, Communications and Special Events, as well as direct service programs including , Housing and Employment, CountyRide paratransit, and volunteer programs—Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Home Team.

Intern experiences may include administrative functions, research, project-specific activities or direct contact with seniors living in the community.

Individual and Family Services Division

The Division of Individual and Family Services offers programs that provide information, options counseling and screening for benefits and programs, as well as specialized assistance to family caregivers and to low-income and vulnerable populations.

Programs within the Individual and Family Services Division offer supports planning services, case management, community outreach, education, advocacy and supportive services.

As an intern in this Division, you will work directly with older adults and adults of all ages with disabilities. You will observe staff providing direct assistance and advocacy to community or facility-dwelling individuals. You will work directly with program participants and will have the opportunity to develop skills such as assessment, interviewing, documentation, working with groups and completing applications for benefits and services.

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Senior Centers and Community Services Division

Baltimore County has 20 senior centers, many of which accept interns. Senior centers offer a range of educational, recreational, social, health, exercise, legal, financial and nutrition programs and screenings.

As an intern in the senior centers, you will be able to interact on a daily basis with seniors of all ages and abilities, staff, volunteers, non-profit board officers, instructors and entertainers. You will learn how a senior center is funded, how it operates, how program topics are determined, how classes are advertised and paid for and how community partnerships are developed. You will also be able to assist with hands-on program delivery and program planning.

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Revised February 6, 2020         

 

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