Human Services - Lake Land College, Mattoon Illinois

Human Services Program - Internship Information

  • Students enrolled in the Human Services Program are required to complete two internships (Field Experience) consisting of 150 clock hours each.  A third internship is optional, in place of an elective.
  • To be eligible for an internship a student must have completed 30 semester hours of coursework, including Introduction to Social Work (HSP120) and Social Welfare (HSP 122), as well as having maintained a 2.0 GPA.
  • To begin the process of setting up an internship, students need to meet with the Internship Supervisor, around mid-term of the semester before they plan to do the internship.
  • Students are required to have a signed contract turned in before they are allowed to begin their hours.  Contracts will not be accepted after the last day of classes, the Semester before you plan on completing your internship.
  • A list of internship sites is available in the student handbook.  This is not an exhaustive list.  Students who want to go to a site not listed should see Helen Hendren , program coordinator.

To contact the Internship Supervisor, call 217-234-5033 or stop by office NW 011.


For more information about the program, please contact:

Helen Hendren, Program Coordinator
Linda Gates, Internship Supervisor


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