Internship Opportunities

Northwood Children’s Services has undergraduate internships, graduate internships, and volunteer opportunities available year round. We provide a learning experience that will be advantageous for anyone looking at a career in a child-oriented or human service field.

Internship opportunities at Northwood:

  • Students seeking undergraduate or graduate internships (must be arranged through the academic program and are for the primary benefit of the student)
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and a willingness to learn
  • Professionalism, dedication, and motivation
  • A desire to work with children
  • Students searching for valuable, hands-on and real world experience in working with children
  • Motivated candidates with a desire to jump start a career in a human services field
  • Respect and care for our students

Northwood offers:

  • Two 24-hour residential campuses, day treatment programs, and several satellite programs
  • Convenient locations near local colleges
  • Direct contact hours with children with social, emotional, and behavioral needs
  • Valuable experience for human service careers
  • “Hands on” approach to learning
  • Flexible schedules
  • The opportunity to be a part of one of the leading child-care agencies in the Midwest
  • Involvement in a growing and dynamic organization
  • Learning opportunities in the areas of recreation, daily living, social skills, education and behavior management
  • Supervisor contact with professor or internship coordinator

The first step is to complete the online application noting “undergraduate” or “graduate level” internship being applied for.

Contact:

Undergraduate placements:

Matt Silverness
Northwood Children’s Services
714 W. College Street
Duluth, MN 55811
218-728-7192
msilverness@northwoodchildren.org

Graduate level placements:

Leslie Chaplin
Northwood Children’s Services
714 W. College Street
Duluth, MN 55811
218-625-2647
lchaplin@northwoodchildren.org

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