Internships at HCWC
Internships at HCWC provide the participant with extensive training, skilled supervision and a relevant and challenging learning experience.
We are looking for exceptional students with a desire to work with survivors of domestic violence, assault and abuse.
Because of our sensitivity to client safety and confidentiality, an internship with HCWC begins with an application and interview with the Volunteer Coordinator, one or more criminal background checks, an interview with the site supervisor, and two references. Check the dates of the Advocate Training 2014 Schedule to make sure you can attend training the semester you begin your internship.
Counseling Interns provide group and individual therapy for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and adults sexually abused in childhood. Jennifer James, LMSW provides supervision. Open to MA-level Counseling students. Counseling Internship Application
Advocacy Team Interns provide a wide range of services for survivors of abuse. Jennifer James, LMSW, provides supervision. Open to Social Work BSW and MSW students. Social Work Intern Application
Fill out a General Internship Application if you are interested in the following internships:
- Primary Prevention interns work with youth using a public health model to address the root causes of sexual violence in our society in order to prevent violence from occurring. This internship is suited to those studying Sociology, Anthropology, Women’s Studies and Public Health.
- Roxanne’s House accepts undergraduate interns each semester to support child abuse victims and their families. Majors in Family and Child Development, Criminal Justice, Psychology and Sociology lend themselves well to this internship.
- The Development and Community Partnerships Team utilizes interns to increase awareness of the issues and generate support for HCWC. Marketing, PR, Graphic Design, Film and Business students all have skills that could be utilized in a General Internship with the DCP Team.
Strengthening Relationships Interns from Texas State University may receive training at HCWC. Strengthening Relationships Training Application
Contact the Volunteer Coordinator.
HCWC conducts one or more background checks on volunteers and interns. View a list of Disqualifying Offenses
The Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants, regardless of gender, race, age sexuality or disability.