For years, we at CDF-Texas have been honored to welcome dozens of talented college and graduate-level students to our internship program. Along with CDF-Texas staff, our interns ensure Texas children have the resources, support, and institutions to become our state’s next generation of advocates and leaders.
We are proud to house an intentional and structured internship program where students get firsthand experience with
- professional advocacy,
- affecting policy change,
- working with young people,
- and more.
In addition to this experience, our program connects interns to one of the most powerful networks in the nonprofit world.
Interns are vital to CDF-Texas’s work, and we are pleased to play a role in supporting the next generation of advocates.
Applications are currently closed. Our internship terms are spring (Jan – May), summer (Jun – Aug), and fall (Sep – Dec). We encourage you to check back on this page for internship openings before the start of each internship term.
From the Interns
“… I want to dedicate my time to immigrant communities and this position has been crucial by allowing me to explore various avenues to pursue immigration justice.”
Julieta Suárez Calderón, Spring and Summer 2022 Intern
“My time at CDF reminded me why I chose nonprofit work, and why I chose to be a young person who advocates for change. ”
Kennedy Rodriguez, Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Intern