Most interns work 10 to 20+ hours a week to assist in the delivery of services to our clients. Interns gain valuable professional experience while learning how to serve our clients. Please read each description before submitting an application as different programs have different requirements. 

Advantages of Interning with Friends of the Family: 

  • Opportunities to network with community and statewide agencies
  • Professional atmosphere with accessible clinical staff and peer support
  • Ongoing professional development provided
  • TV/VCR equipment is available for videotaping and reviewing counseling sessions
  • Opportunities for public speaking
  • Opportunities to participate in sexual assault victim advocacy

Types of Internship Opportunities Available:


1. Complete the Intern Application  

2. After submitting your online application you will receive an email with more details regarding the next steps in the intern application process.

3. Due to the high volume of phone calls related to student placement, please email all questions to

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