Become an Intern

Children’s Village has a range of opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in accredited academic programs requiring practice-based internships All interns work closely with CV professional staff, under the direction of specialists in their field.

The Children’s Village offers internships in the following areas:

Social Work

The Children’s Village offers both BSW and MSW field placements through many schools in Westchester County and New York City that are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education including Columbia University, Fordham University, Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, Silver School of Social Work at New York University, Lehman College and Mercy College. The participants are selected in the late spring for the Social Work Intern Program. The internship is from September to May. Interested students should contact Regis G. McDonald, LCSW, Senior Vice President for Programs & Policy at rmcdonald@childrensvillage.org.

Therapeutic Recreation

The Recreational services Department offers a fieldwork internship opportunity to students from accredited college Therapeutic Recreation programs. The experience meets all standards set by the National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC). Interested students should forward a letter of interest, resume and two references to Bill Garrison, CTRS at wgarrison@childrensvillage.org

Other

We work directly with students to create unpaid internships in departments such as Psychology, Education, Information Technology, Admissions, Agency Records, Human Resources, Runaway Shelter, Adoption and Foster Care and Greenburgh 11 Elementary and Middle Special Education school. Our internships are located in Manhattan, Bronx, and Westchester and Orange Counties. Interested students should forward your resume and a letter outlining what you hope to achieve from an internship (time frame, full/part time availability, area of interest) and any other details that will be helpful for us to find an appropriate placement. Applicants should contact adellipaoli@childrensvillage.org .

For more information on how to volunteer at The Children’s Village, click here.

 

 

 

Contact Information

Main Phone:
(914) 693-0600
New York City Office:
(212) 932-9009

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