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.


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 or 212-696-1550.



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