Student Internship Program


If you are a student, planning to enter the exciting field of health and human services, New Alternatives for Children (NAC) will provide you with a wonderful opportunity to gain invaluable work experience.
Through the NAC Student Internship Program, you will gain an in-depth understanding of best practices in the field and be supervised by highly trained clinical and professional staff.

You can choose from internships in the areas of:

  • Prevention Services
  • Foster Care and Adoption Services
  • Medical Services
  • Behavioral Health
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Education Services
  • Family Support Services
  • Advocacy and Homelessness Prevention
  • Marketing and Development
  • Administration

You will work with a wide range of clients: children, teens, young adults, and families; and individuals with medical, physical, developmental and behavioral challenges.

Program Requirements

As an intern, you will spend a minimum of twelve hours per week for a period of three months to one year and be assigned to a program that closely matches your field of study and interests. NAC supports you with individual and group supervision, in addition to monthly graduate trainings on a wide range of topics.

Eligibility

You must be a student enrolled in a certified college or university that requires fieldwork experience. Enrollment is open throughout the year. Undergraduate and graduate students working towards a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral degree are eligible.

How to Apply

Be prepared to engage in an interview process; provide a resume; complete NAC’s Student Application; and have background and fingerprint clearances.

If you're ready to apply, please submit your information here.

For more information on student internships at NAC, contact the Internship Department, at Internships@nackidscan.org or 212-696-1550.

 

 


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