INTERNING AT THE HOUSTON AREA WOMEN'S CENTER
The Houston Area Women's Center (HAWC) offers several challenging unpaid internships throughout the academic year. The internships at HAWC have been designed to provide selected individuals with hands-on experience to help them prepare to launch a career in social services.
The selection process is highly competitive and qualified applicants will have to go through an interview process. If accepted, we do provide training that is required. In some cases, hours in training can go towards required intern hours.
HAWC offers different intern opportunities that may satisfy the requirements of several degree programs including: Law School, MSW and Graduate Level Counseling. Internship opportunities are also available for those in an undergraduate degree programs.
CURRENT INTERN OPPORTUNITIES
We are accepting applications for Spring and Summer 2017 Semesters.
For more information and ways to apply, please see below.
Please note: If you do not require the minimum hours required for the below internships then volunteer hours may be available. Volunteer opportunities and application can be found under the volunteer link on the Houston Area Women's Center website.
CRISIS INTERVENTION TRAINING: an intensive three (3) week fifty-four (54) hour training. Training is held every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday during the 3 week period.
The next Crisis Interventions Training is January 21, 2017 - February 9, 2017
Saturday – January 21st, 9am-5:30pm
Tuesday – , January 24th, 9am-12:30pm or 5:30-9pm
Wednesday – January 25th, 9am-12:30pm or 5:30-9pm
Thursday – January 26th, 9am-12:30pm or 5:30-9pm
Saturday – January 28th, 9am-5:30pm
Tuesday – January 31st, 9am-12:30pm or 5:30-9pm
Wednesday – February 1st, 9am-12:30pm or 5:30-9pm
Thursday – February 2nd, 9am-12:30pm or 5:30-9pm
Saturday – February 4th, 9am-5:30pm
Tuesday – February 7th, 9am-12:30pm or 5:30-9pm
Wednesday – February 8th, 9am-12:30pm or 5:30-9pm
Thursday – February 9th, 9am-12:30pm or 5:30-9pm
ATTENDANCE TO ALL DAYS IS REQUIRED.
CHILD CARE TRAINING: an 8 hour training required. Prepares interns to work with children who are survivors or witnesses to family violence.
The next Childcare Training is TBA
Wednesday - , 5:30 pm - 9:00pm
Saturday - ,9:00 am - 12:00 pm
NOTE: Please attend either the Wednesday session OR the Saturday session; not both.
Early Chidhood Program Training
Thursday - , 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Saturday - , 1:00pm - 5:00pm
NOTE: Please attend either the Thursday session OR the Saturday session; not both
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered for an internship, please complete the Intern Application with attached background check form. A background check will only be run on those applicants that go through the interview process.
Spring 2017 Applicants: November 19, 2016
Summer 2017 Applicants: May 5, 2017
Fall 2017 Applicants: July 7, 2017
Please return the completed application along with a resume to:
Or Mail: Houston Area Women's Center
Attn: HR Admin
1010 Waugh Dr.
Houston, TX 77019