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Intern with The Center Foundation and gain valuable experience working for a non-profit organization.

Are you a mature and responsible high school, college, or graduate student interested in women's issues? Are you sensitive to the challenges faced by low-income women and teen parents? We have rewarding internship opportunities for you.

Internships are available for high school, undergraduate, and master's level graduate students. Internship responsibilities vary greatly according to the student's field of study and stage of education. Graduate students seeking internships should contact us to learn about direct service and other opportunities.

Intern Qualifications

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • The ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Access to a car or public transportation to our office in Media, PA (Septa R3 Line)

  • Computer proficiency and strong research skills

Intern Responsibilties

Potential intern responsibilities might include assisting with the operations of the WomenCare and YPSN mentoring programs, including:

  • Conducting research on "best practices" for mentoring, teen pregnancy, welfare-to-work, and self-sufficiency projects
  • Planning, creating flyers, and tracking educational workshops and special events for program participants
  • Assisting with/at training or events
  • Performing minor administrative tasks
  • Interviewing participants for surveys and research studies

If you are looking to earn college or high school credit for an internship, we will do our best to meet your school's requirements.

Local School Partnerships

The Center Foundation is approved by PHEA as an off-site work study placement. The Center Foundation has hosted interns from the following local schools:

High Schools
  • Strath Haven High School
  • Penncrest High School
  • Upper Darby High School
  • Westtown School
Colleges & Universities
  • Swarthmore College
  • Cabrini College
  • Delaware County Community College
  • Widener University
  • Penn State University
  • West Chester University

Available Internships

Internship Contact

Jane Todd
Program Director

Email: Jane@TheCF.org
Phone: 610-565-6171
Fax: 610-514-9849

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Apply to Be a Mentor

Help local women gain independence and self-sufficiency as a WomenCare Mentor

or

Share your compassion with pregnant, parenting or at-risk teens as a Mentor for YPSN or TeenCare.

 

Apply to be a Mentor

 

 

 

 

WomenCare Mentor
YPSN Mentor
TeenCare Mentor

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Apply to Get a Mentor

Apply to get a mentor and become a WomenCare Partner.

WomenCare Partner Application Form (PDF)

or

Apply to get a mentor and become a YPSN or TeenCare Mentee.

Teen Program Mentee Application Form (PDF)

 

 

 

 

 

WomenCare Mentee
YPSN Mentee
TeenCare Mentee

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