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