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Paid Summer College Internship in the Social Services Field (Remote, Hybrid and In-Person)

Company: DOROT
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

DOROT's Summer College Internship is a unique opportunity to explore the field of social work, and other helping professions, while providing support DOROT's older adult constituents. The internship cohort work collaboratively together and with the DOROT staff, learn from one another and partake in professional development sessions and teambuilding activities throughout the summer.
Summer internships run 10 or 11 weeks and are open to students who will be entering their sophomore, junior or senior years of undergraduate study in the fall of 2023. The Summer College Internship can fulfill college credit requirements with approval from an intern's academic institution.
Internship Structure
DOROT's Summer College Internship Program begins with a two-day orientation and training to prepare students for their roles. Throughout the summer, interns are active participants at regularly scheduled professional development workshops, department and All Staff meetings.
Interns directly address and support DOROT's mission of decreasing the social isolation among older adults by bringing the generations together. In addition to department tasks, each intern is matched with at least one older adult client for a weekly friendly phone call, visit or Zoom. All interns complete some amount of data entry work and will support our Impact and Evaluation Team by surveying our constituents to determine DOROT's scope, reach and impact. Contacting older adults by phone for surveys, check-in calls and for programmatic reasons is routine. Interns should have comfort in speaking with older adults on the phone or be willing to grow in this area.
Former interns attest to the fact that DOROT internships build professional and interpersonal skills while also providing an opportunity to make a difference in older adults' lives.
Internship Opportunity Types and Parameters
10 Week Program
Dates: Wed., May 31, 2022 - Thurs., Aug. 10, 2022
Hours: Mon. - Thurs. - 9am-5pm

Stipend: $2,800

In-person, hybrid and remote options available (All in-person opportunities will be at DOROT's main office in Manhattan, with the exception of the Westchester placement.)
Department assigned would be shared at interview stage and confirmed upon acceptance into the program
Potential Internship Placements -
11 Week Program
Dates: Wed., May 31, 2022 - Fri., Aug. 18, 2022
Hours: Mon. - Thurs. - 9am/9:30am-5pm-5:30pm; Fri. - 9am-4pm
Stipend: $4,200

In-person ONLY (For the first half of the summer, all interns will work out of DOROT's main office in Manhattan. For the second half of the summer, interns will be divided into pairs and either work from DOROT or the Shorefront Y in Brooklyn. Placement is determined by the Manager of this department.)

Department assignment - Intergenerational Program Engagement
Intergenerational Program Engagement Internship -
Application Process and Important Information
We will begin accepting applications and scheduling interviews towards the end of 2022 and will continue until all positions have been filled. Acceptance into DOROT's Summer College Internship Program is on a modified rolling basis.
To apply, please visit -
We anticipate that all interns will be present for each working day throughout the internship. DOROT will be closed on Mon., June 19 and Tues., July 4.
Applicants who are accepted into the DOROT's Summer College Internship program will have:
Submitted an application and resume

Attended an interview via Zoom

Provided references
Submitted to a background check (cost covered by DOROT)
Provided a valid, U.S. government-issued photo ID
Questions? Please send an email to
Applicants must be entering their sophomore, junior or senior year of undergraduate study.

Keywords: DOROT, College Station , Paid Summer College Internship in the Social Services Field (Remote, Hybrid and In-Person), Other , Huntsville, Texas

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