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Fall and Spring Internships for Credit

Youth Villages offers undergraduate and graduate students in social work, psychology, or related fields an internship experience that is challenging, relevant to your studies and future career – and a lot of fun. Interns work alongside Youth Villages' professional staff to make a difference in the lives of seriously troubled children. Internships are available in different programs and locations around the country.

Youth Villages will work with you and your professor to tailor an internship that meets your academic and practicum needs. We can be flexible with internship hours, allowing you to work around your class schedule. 

Requirements:

  • 21 years of age or entering your junior year of college
  • Pursuing a degree in a social services field
  • Experience working with children or adolescents
  • Complete 3 Reference Check Forms
  • Complete a Physical
  • Complete a TB Test
  • Complete Fingerprinting Check*
  • Complete a Background Check*
  • Complete other pre-employment checks*

*Coordinated by Youth Villages. All other requirements must be completed by the applicant

Internship Applications

All Spring 2018 positions have been filled.  We are now accepting applications for Fall 2018.  Click below to apply!

Graduate Internships

Tennessee:
Cookeville
Jackson
Johnson City
Knoxville
Memphis
Nashville
Paris

Georgia:
Douglasville

Oklahoma
Oklahoma City
Tulsa

Oregon
Portland

Undergraduate Internships

Tennessee
Cookeville
Knoxville
Nashville

Oklahoma
Oklahoma City

About Us
Youth Villages is a national leader in children’s mental and behavioral health bringing help and hope to more than 25,000 children, families and young people across the United States this year. The organization offers a continuum of evidence- and research-based programs, including its two national models: YVIntercept, which offers intensive in-home services, and YVLifeSet, which gives former foster youth a good start on a successful adulthood.
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