The Center for Children and Families (CCF) provides internship and employment opportunities for undergraduate, graduate, and professional school students which are listed below. Click here for specific research projects and programs.
Research Assistants for Course Credit
Available for undergraduate students seeking experience with research in the field of child clinical psychology in exchange for class credit. Students will work on a variety of projects completing tasks, such as data collection, entry and analysis and many of the other details required to complete research. Work includes collaboration in a variety of projects performing tasks such as data collection, entry and analysis, as well as filing and editing. To apply, candidates should complete the CCF Research Assistant Application. For more information, contact the Center at 305.348.0477.
Requests for hard copies of the application form and completed application forms should be returned to:
Center for Children and Families
11200 S.W. 8th Street
AHC 1 Room 140
Miami, FL 33199
Summer Treatment Program (STP) Internships
The CCF hires Lead Counselors, Counselors, Research Assistants, Classroom Teachers, and Classroom Aides for the STP each summer. The STP is for children and adolescents with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Conduct Disorder (CD), or Oppositional-Defiant Disorder (ODD). For more information, see the linked postings and the STP Program Description.
For more information on specific positions and to apply, please visit http://careers.fiu.edu (search keyword STP).
Interns are compensated with either payment or academic course credit, which must be arranged by the student through his/her own university department or Florida International University prior to the beginning of the program. Florida International University currently offers twelve credits for participating in the program. During the first week of the program, all employees will undergo intensive training conducted by the Center for Children and Families staff.
The selection process is highly competitive and interested students are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Students who wish to apply for more than one position should submit only one set of application materials. Positions are available for high school students, undergraduate students and recent graduates.
CCF Full-time and Part-time Positions
The CCF often has open positions for full-time or part-time research assistants, observers, and clinicians. Please visit the university website at Florida International University Career Opportunities to search for available positions. All open positions for hourly or salaried employment with the CCF are posted here. Applicants will need to create and submit an online application.