Fall 2014 internship applications are currently being accepted until Monday, March 31, 2014! The Summer 2014 application period has closed. Spring 2015 applications will be accepted August 1 through September 30, 2014.
Please see the Applicants and Intern Profiles sections for more information about interns’ experiences, including the placement locations. 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 skillls. Interns enjoy this unique internship opportunity and gain valuable professional skills that will help them in their future careers.
More than 300 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.