Military Extension Internships
Do you want a rewarding internship working with children and teens?
Spring 2017 applications are being accepted until Friday, September 30, 2016. Summer 2017 application period begins Thursday, December 1 and runs through Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Please submit your Summer 2017 internship applications during that time.
FUNDING FOR THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM HAS COME TO AN END. THE SPRING AND SUMMER 2017 INTERNSHIP CLASSES WILL BE THE FINAL INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES.
Please see the Placement 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 495 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 21% of interns eligible for employment were hired with military child and youth services because of his or her internship.