Internship Opportunities

The Deadline for Summer 2019 Internships has passed.

We will be offering 14 paid internships for Fall 2019

Internships will begin on August 21st (training days August 19th and 20th) and end on December 12th.

Positions:

  • Bunny class interns (ages 3-5)
    • hours: Tuesday, Thursday 8:30-3:00 (half hour lunch break)
    • hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00-5:00
  • Fox class interns (ages 3-5)
    • hours: Monday-Friday 8:30-10:30
    • hours: Monday-Friday 2:30-4:30
  • Otter class interns (ages 3-5)
    • hours: Tuesday, Thursday 8:00-2:30 (hour lunch)
    • hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00-5:00
  • Chipmunk class interns (ages 2-3)
    • hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30-12:30
    • hours: Tuesday, Thursday 12:30-5:30
  • Duck class interns (ages 2-3)
    • hours: Tuesday, Thursday 8:00-1:00
    • hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00-5:00
  • Dragonfly class intern (ages 6 weeks-2 years)
    • **students who have taken HDFS 501 with Amy Wagner preferred
    • hours: Tuesday, Thursday 8:00-2:30 (half hour lunch)
    • hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00-5:00
  • Honeybee class intern (ages 6 weeks-2 years)
    • **students who have taken HDFS 501 with Amy Wagner preferred
    • hours: Tuesday, Thursday 8:00-2:30 (half hour lunch)
    • hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00-5:00

To apply:

  • Fill out an Intern Application
  • The Student and Research Coordinator will arrange an interview with selected candidates, a working interview may also be required.
  • Interns are notified of confirmed placement and are provided with the name and contact information for their internship supervisor
  • All interns receive an orientation on to the Child Development Lab on  August 20th from 10:30-2:30
    • optional: New family open house from 3:00-5:00
  • CPR and 1st Aid will be on August 19th from 9:00-4:00

*Fall applications will be due on April 8th

NOTE: Students must be eligible and plan to enroll in HDFS 601 for Fall 2019 if selected as an intern.

Opportunities for Student Learners: The following are some examples of learning objectives that we could help facilitate.

Classroom teaching
Program Development & Curriculum such as:
Early Literacy
Developmentally Appropriate Practice
Music/Art/Creative expressions
Multi-Cultural education
Guidance Strategies such as:
Strategies for guiding groups of children
Positive discipline approaches
Environments
Child Development & AssessmentSocial/Emotional Development
Physical Development
Cognitive Development
Academic Readiness
Family StudiesParent Education
Communication
AdministrationsBudget development
Accreditation
Licensing
Personnel & Supervision
Enrollment & Program Management
Other related topicsWe are open to exploring other possible topics and areas of interest to provide for individualized learning