Working with CCHT

The Center for Combating Human Trafficking (CCHT) at Wichita State University (WSU) accepts Graduate Students (or other persons with relevant practice experience) seeking graduate assistantships, practicum, internship, and/or volunteer placements. Dependent upon interest and skill, opportunities may include working at the Micro, Mezzo, or Macro levels to address the issues of abuse, exploitation, and trafficking.

To learn more about opportunities at CCHT and eligibility criteria, read the positions descriptions for our Graduate Assistantship and Practicum/Internship below.

Graduate Assistantship Position Description

Eligibility: Students must be admitted to a degree program in either full or conditional standing.
Recipients of a full-time graduate assistantship may not work more than a total of twenty hours per week and may not hold other remunerative employment without the written approval of the department chairperson and Dean of the Graduate School.
The Graduate Assistantship at the Center for Combating Human Trafficking (CCHT) is offered through the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and is not limited to students in one academic department. Rather, applications are accepted from students in a variety of fields (Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, Counseling, Public Administration, and Education, among others). Student applications are evaluated based on the individual’s unique strengths, talents, and experience relevant to assisting CCHT accomplish its mission

Practicum/Internship Position Description

The goal of the CCHT practicums and internships is to provide an applied learning opportunity at a not-for-profit serving those at-risk for or subjugated to commercial sexual exploitation/sex trafficking and labor trafficking. The Social Work Associate/Project Assistant serving at the CCHT will assist in expanding the Center’s reach in the surrounding community and improving services.
To apply, complete this application and submit, along with all supporting documentation, to allison.farres@wichita.edu