Practicum, Interns, & Volunteers

Columbia and Frederick Campuses

Thank you for your interest in supporting Maryland School for the Deaf, at either Frederick or Columbia campus. Observing the following steps will ensure a smooth application process:
  1. Form – Complete online Practicum, Internship, and Volunteer Placement Form. This is not an employment opportunity. (To apply for employment, refer to our job postings page.) Your completed form will be reviewed and forwarded to the appropriate department.

  2. Interview – The Department Head will contact you for an informal interview.

  3. Personnel/Fingerprinting – Visit Personnel to begin fingerprint application process.

    NOTE: fingerprint applicants who are not prepared to complete all of the following required steps will be turned away.

      • Complete fingerprint application

        • Present driver’s license for photocopying

        • Pay fee – cash (exact amount only) or check (payable to MSD); no credit/debit cards will be accepted

          • Frederick campus Fee: $49.25

          • Columbia campus Fee: $29.75

      • Fingerprint applicants may apply at either campus:

  • MSD will NOT accept any other fingerprint paperwork; all applications must be processed through MSD Personnel.