Internships at CDF-Texas

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Internships at CDF-Texas2022-04-08T14:24:50-06:00


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.

Our Internships

For the summer of 2022, we are thrilled to offer the following internships:

Health Policy Internship

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Youth Civic Education and Engagement Internship

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Internship and Application Details

Internship Details

  • Timeframe: Summer term, Late May through Mid-August
  • Compensation: $15/hour for up to 20 hours/week
  • Deadline: Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis, with a final deadline of April 24th at 11:59pm.
  • Location: All internships will be virtual until further notice.

Application Components

  • Application form
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Finalists will be asked to interview and submit a professional writing sample.

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

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