The Summer and Fall 2015 application period has ended. Spring 2016 applications will be accepted August 1-September 30, 2015.
Please see the Applicants and Intern Profiles sections for more information about interns’ experiences, including the placement locations. You can also read more about interns' experiences on our Facebook page. Advisors, professors, and other educators should also see the Educators section for more information about the academic component of the internship.
Interns receive a broad range of experiences during their 10 to 15 week internship. Interns will work directly with children and youth by creating and implementing age appropriate curricula and programs. They will also learn about the management of child and youth centers, including financial and budgeting skills. Interns enjoy this unique internship opportunity and gain valuable professional skills that will help them in their future careers.
More than 400 interns have gained hands-on work experience in child development centers, school-age programs, and youth programs on active military installations around the world since first class of interns in the Spring of 2010. Over 25% of interns eligible for employment were hired with military child and youth services because of his or her internship.