Internship

Intercultural Family Services, Inc. offers various internships and volunteer opportunities within various departments. The internship/volunteer program is designed to provide students and recent graduates with an opportunity to learn about human services and community-based health services areas of Intercultural Family Services, Inc. You may submit your resume and complete an Internship/Volunteer Application Addendum (located at the front receptionist desk). 

Eligibility: To be eligible for an internship opportunity, a candidate must be a high school student, an undergraduate student and/or a graduate student.   To be eligible for a volunteer opportunity, a candidate must possess a specific skill set or talent needed within the organization (i.e. fluency in a language other in English, knowledge of instruments, clerical experience, etc.)

General Information: Interns are expected to participate in an 8 to 12 week internship period. Internships are offered during the Summer, Fall, and Winter/Spring semesters.  Interns must have an affiliation agreement on file between the Intercultural Family Services, Inc. and the intern’s college/university. All interns/volunteers are subject to the applicable Intercultural Family Services, Inc. employee rules, including its Employment Dispute Resolution Policy and obtaining all background clearances.

Application Procedures: Candidates must complete an Internship/Volunteer Application Addendum form and submit it with their cover letter and resume.  Some internship positions require additional application items, such as a writing sample. All application items must be submitted as a complete package.

Internship Deadlines:  
  • Summer (May-August): Resumes must be received by April 15th          
  • Fall (September – December): Resumes must be received by July 15th          
  • Winter/Spring (January – April): Resumes must be received by November 15th

You May Mail, Fax or Email Resumes to: 
Attn: Human Resources Department – Internship/Volunteer Intercultural Family Services, Inc. 
4225 Chestnut Street 
Philadelphia, PA  19104 
Fax – (215) 386-9308 
Email – human.resources@ifsinc.org