DHS Internship Opportunities

DHS is currently hiring interns for summer and throughout the school year. Interested students may apply for any open internship positions listed at

DHS internships are:

  • Meaningful, substantive opportunities
  • Allegheny County positions
  • Full- or part-time
  • Of varying, but defined, durations
  • Paid: $10/hr for college students; $12/hr for master’s level; $15/hr for PhD

DHS interns are:

  • Currently enrolled in higher education
  • Attending a college or university in Allegheny County or are legal residents of Allegheny County
  • Interested in exploring and contributing to a nationally recognized human service system
  • Detail-oriented, creative, enthusiastic, able to balance multiple priorities simultaneously and comfortable working in a team or individually

Internship Opportunities

Internship positions are often available in:

Internships may also be available in:

How to Apply

  • Submit an application and cover letter for each/all of the listed positions you are interested in at
  • Indicate in your cover letter the timeframe you are seeking to work
  • If your skills and interests match a current DHS project, you will be called for an interview


County employees must work on-site, there is not a remote work option.


If you have questions or comments send an email to