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Social Worker and School Counselor Placements

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Jodie Graham, Director of Human Resources
Elise Jessen, District Mentoring & Induction Coach
Mitzi Petersen, District Mentoring & Induction Coach

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School Counselor

Ankeny Community School District will host up to two (2) placements, per year for School Counselor practicum/internship. 

Social Worker

Ankeny Community School District will host up to two (2) placements per year for those in a Masters Social Worker practicum/internship. The district will not host placements for bachelors programs. 

Masters Degree in Social Work Information 

  • Programs include options for regular standing, advanced standing and accelerated advanced standing
  • Placement hours are based on type of student enrollment in program (full time, part time, or hybrid)

Social Worker and School Counselor Placements

Step/Task Who Timeframe
University contacts Director of Human Resources, Jodie Graham, with placement information for students who plan to apply for a social worker or counselor internship. University Coordinator Fall Placement = February/March/April

Spring Placement = September/October/November

Candidate completes application on our Careers page. Candidate Fall Placement = February/March/April

Spring Placement = September/October/Novembe

Human Resources reviews candidate’s application Director of Human Resources, Jodie Graham Fall Placement = February/March/April

Spring Placement = September/October/November

Human Resources sets up phone interview with candidate*

Note: Background form sent to student

*placement is dependent on a successful background check

Director of Human Resources, Jodie Graham Fall Placement = February/March/April

Spring Placement = September/October/November

Human Resources communicates candidate’s  placement to mentor, principal, and university coordinator. Director of Human Resources, Jodie Graham Fall Placement = February/March/April

Spring Placement = September/October/November

Contact Us

Jodie Graham Profile
Director of Human Resources
Mitzi Petersen Profile
Instructional Coach
Elise Jessen Profile
Instructional Coach