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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. 


  • 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 2017 positions have been filled. The Fall 2017 application process is now open. Apply for only one location below location of interest will be requested on the application and the program will be determined in the interview process if you are selected to move forward.

Fall 2017 Undergraduate Internships:



About Us
Youth Villages is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families live successfully. We help more than 22,000 children and families each year from across the country. Our Evidentiary Family Restoration® approach involves intensive work with the child and family, a focus on measuring outcomes, keeping children in the community whenever safely possible, and providing accountability to families and funders. The EFR approach produces lasting success for children with success rates twice that of traditional services at one-third the cost of traditional care.
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