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Student Intern Information

We are thrilled to have you choose us as a place for you to learn and grow as you journey toward certification! No matter where you are in your journey (observation, field experiences, full-time intern), our staff is here to support you through the process beginning with the information below.

Come Grow with us
Step 1
Background Check/Fingerprinting
  • Full-time Interns/Counseling Practicums: You must be fingerprinted in our Office of Investigations at least 3 weeks prior to beginning your placement. More Information about Fingerprinting
  • Field Observations/Part-time Experiences: You must complete a Background Check Authorization at least 3 weeks prior to beginning your placement. More Information about Background Check
    NOTE: If you are planning to complete your full-time internship with HCPS, you can choose to be fingerprinted in lieu of the background check authorization step.
Step 2
Orientation and Agreements

Here are the links to three required presentations - please be sure you have access to speakers as all the presentations are narrated. Following the viewing of all three presentations, you will find a link to a form which must be completed and submitted to HCPS at least two weeks prior to your beginning date.

View the Following:

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Contact the HCPS Professional Learning Office at (410)588-5261 or