The Reentry Initiative offers internships at both the graduate and undergraduate level. These positions offer individuals working towards careers in social work, criminal justice and other related fields, the opportunity to support our work. We are proud to have interns from Metropolitan State University, The University of Denver and Naropa University and will accept qualified applicants from any university.

TRI will be accepting intern applications in the spring of 2022.

TRI Graduate Level Internship Description:

Students selected for an internship through The Reentry Initiative will be given opportunities to work inside Denver Women’s Correctional Facility (DWCF) teaching an evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) group curriculum geared to address inmates criminogenic thinking patterns. Interns will also be provided one on one caseloads with post-release inmates/clients and work with them to achieve self-sufficiency in the Denver Metro Area or Longmont Area.  Interns will work one on one with Program Manager to develop inmate transition plans, work with prison staff to coordinate post-release planning and care, have the opportunity to co-facilitate groups inside the prison, provide one on one counseling to post-release clients and administer assessments for treatment of mental health or co-occurring disorders. Interns will also experience and learn about the ever changing and newly adapting criminal justice system.

Graduate Level Internship Job Description