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Intern with DHS

Intern with DHS

There are many opportunities to intern at DHS in both paid and unpaid positions. If you are interested in interning at DHS, please send your name, contact information, resume, and the Division you are interested in interning with to Many of our interns go on to work full-time for the Department and have long careers of public service with the agency.

“Prior to my internship with DHS, I had primarily considered the non-profit world as a career path that would align with my core values. My internship experience with DHS not only provided an excellent education about state government but also introduced me to a wider range of professional opportunities as well as a vast network of committed public servants. It was a critical stepping-stone that introduced me to the field of child welfare, which is now both my chosen profession and my passion!”

— Christin Harper,
Assistant Director of Infrastructure
and Specialized Programs

Division of Aging, Adult, & Behavioral Health Services

The Division of Aging, Adult, & Behavioral Health Services offers a one-year, full-time, pre-doctoral internship in professional psychology at the Arkansas State Hospital. The program is a member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) and has been fully re-accredited until 2021 by the American Psychological Association’s Commission on Accreditation. Learn more about this internship opportunity and the hospital.

Department of Transformation and Shared Services

One goal of the Department of Transformation and Shared Services (TSS) is to cultivate a pool of diverse talent for the next generation of professional workers. With MyARInternship, students can apply knowledge gained in the classroom to real life on-the-job experience.  For more information and to apply, visit: MyARInternship