Childspring offers paid internships for qualified students at the college or graduate level.
We offer three terms per year for internships: Spring (January-April), Summer (May-August), and Fall (September-December). Prospective interns should be comfortable handling multiple projects at once, possess excellent research skills, and commit to 15-20 hours per week.
Childspring also offers work fellowships that are longer in duration than traditional internships.
Internship & Job Opportunities
Program interns initiate the recruitment process of American doctors and hospitals. They must be detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks. They assist the director with the overall coordination and maintenance of children’s files and will research diagnosis and treatment options. It is preferable that they have international travel experience and some medical knowledge. Other duties include the detailed organization of paperwork, computer database upkeep and operation, and general correspondence between Childspring and interested parties.
The office and events intern’s duties include the detailed organization of paperwork, computer database upkeep and operation, and general correspondence between Childspring and interested parties. These interns work closely with the executive director and other staff members to guarantee the smooth operation of the organization. This position also includes hands-on event planning for a large social event. Flexibility is key to this position. Interns will become familiar with the workings of all of the organization’s departments, including marketing, development and fundraising. Interns should be able to commit to 15-20 hours a week.
Marketing Associate Fellowship
The Marketing associate works closely with the Executive Director to ensure that all publications are of the highest quality and are issued in a timely fashion. These publications include newsletters, appeal letters, event announcements, press releases, etc. The Marketing associate also… Read the full position description here.
For job & fellowship opportunities, email your resume & cover letter to Darryl Payne. In your cover letter, please specify which open position you’re applying for, why you want to work with Childspring, and how your careers goals & objectives might align with your work here at Childspring.