Places for People is proud to provide real-world opportunities to gain experience for students interested in pursuing a career in health care and behavioral health.  (All of our current practicum positions have been filled and new applications will not be accepted until after February 2021.)


Places for People offers practicum opportunities in a variety of areas.

Work alongside experienced healthcare professionals for either a one-semester or two-semester practicum. Placement is available for both Bachelor’s Level and Master’s Level students. As a practicum student, you will work with individuals served by the organization at Places for People and in the community, developing treatment plans, working toward goals, and empowering individuals through recovery-focused services.


Interested in a practicum opportunity? Here are the requirements for applying.

  • Must currently be enrolled in health services field and require practicum for a school course
  • Contract between university and Places for People must be currently on file or on file by the time the student begins their practicum
  • Interest in pursuing a career in mental health services
  • If Master’s level student, undergraduate degree in a human services field is preferred
  • Online application required

Spring 2021 Placements

All of our Winter 20-21 practicum slots have been filled. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis again in February.

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  • Case Management for Adults Living with HIV/AIDS
  • Community Support
  • Forensic Assertive Community Treatment
  • Grant Research and Grant Writing
  • Housing Department
  • Human Resources
  • Intake Department
  • Medical Services
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Outreach Department
  • Research and Evaluation
  • Substance Use Services

Need more information?

Please contact Brent Jones:

Call 314-535-5600 / Ext. 211

Don't see a practicum opportunity listed above that suits your needs? Contact Brent to discuss options.