Deborah’s Place offers a variety of unpaid internship opportunities, providing supervision to roughly 35 students annually throughout the agency. During their internship, students receive hands-on experience in social services and expert guidance from experienced staff throughout our programs.

Types of Internships

Internship fields include (but are not limited to): social work, women’s studies, adult education, leadership and development, art therapy, public health, research, and urban/community studies students.

Internship positions include:

  • Case Management Internship
  • Learning Center Internship
  • Alumni Services Internship
  • Health Services Internship
  • Community Organizing/Leadership Internship
  • Residential Program Internship
  • Advocacy Internship

Internships take place at any of our 3 locations, depending on the position. Occasionally, evening and weekend hours are available. Learn more about the work we do at Deborah’s Place.

Intern Recruitment Process

Students interested in an internship at Deborah’s Place should address their resume and cover letter to Kim Davidson, Clinical Services Director, at

When submitting your materials, ensure that your cover letter clearly states the types of experiences you are seeking in an internship. Examples of these experiences include research, case management, community health, community organizing, leadership, research, community practice, etc.

Once a student’s resume and cover letter are received, students will be sent a survey to better understand their skills and interests.  After the survey is completed, applicants’ resumes will be forwarded to supervisors within Deborah’s Place, who will schedule individual interviews with applicants. Interviews are not guaranteed, and are granted based on interest, fit, and qualifications.