We are currently accepting applications for the Spring 2021 semester. Click here for more info.
When is the application deadline?
We accept applications on a rolling basis. Positions are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Early applications are encouraged.
Can CHSA internships be remote?
Yes. While the Covid-19 pandemic continues, we want to ensure everyone’s safety. Internships will be remote until further notice. On-site internships may be arranged if the need arises, provided safety measures are taken.
What are the schedules for internships?
Our scheduling is flexible depending on the availability of students. You will work with your supervisor to determine your schedule and hours.
Please include your availability in your cover letter, including which days of the week you are available and how many hours each week. We recommend that you intern for at least 9 weeks, 10 hours a week (total of 90 hours).
What are the eligibility requirements for internships?
Interns must be current students with legal eligibility to work in the United States. Applicants must complete the entire application process to be considered.
Does CHSA accept international students as interns?
Yes, if they have a valid work visa. If there are any concerns, please contact your academic advisor.
Are CHSA internships paid?
No, but we offer academic credit. If you are interested in obtaining internship credit, please consult your academic advisor about internship requirements at your university.
Can I apply for more than one department?
Yes, if you feel like your skills can benefit multiple departments, please indicate so in your application packet and explain in your cover letter. We recommend you apply for no more than two departments at one time. Please be clear about which departments are you are applying for in your application.
How long does the application process take?
Approximately 3-4 weeks. If your application is accepted, you will be contacted by the Education and Programs coordinator to set-up an interview with the department head of the internship you applied for. After the interview, expect to receive a notification within 1-2 weeks. Delays may occur around holidays.
Can I reapply if my application was not successful?
No. Applicants may only apply once per semester. Applicants may reapply for the following semester with an updated resume and cover letter. We recommend you review your application before submission to ensure you have met all the requirements. Incomplete or ill-formatted applications will not be accepted.