Intern With Us

Our internship program offers hands-on work experience in a non-profit setting designed to develop your skill set and offer support on your own career path. There is no better environment to develop your career skills than with a non-profit organization whose sole mission is to help the underemployed/unemployed find the dignity of work.  You have the power to make a difference in our community by empowering thousands of men and women that find dignity and support at Working Wardrobes.

Benefits

While our internships are unpaid, students are offered the following benefits:

  • Full access to virtual workforce readiness trainings
  • One-on-one job coaching with an experienced Career Coach
  • A professional business suit through our Wardrobe Center. So you can rock your next job interview!
  • Mentorship and networking opportunities with talented professionals in the nonprofit industry
  • Opportunity to apply academic skills and knowledge in a non-profit workplace environment

Desired Qualifications

  • We welcome students 18 years and older currently enrolled in a college accredited program.
  • Time commitment of 10-15 hrs./week.
  • Full Semester/Quarter time commitment (10-15 weeks) or 6-8 weeks in the Summer
  • We are open to a hybrid (in-person and virtual) work schedule following all health & safety CDC recommended guidelines.
  • Final candidates are subject to a background check.

2022 Internship Opportunities

Human Resources & Volunteer Management Internship

The Human Resources Intern will work directly with the Chief People Officer on multiple facets of Human Resources including talent management, employee policy & procedures, recruiting initiatives and learning & development. This intern will stay updated on the latest labor laws including COVID related legislation. They will also receive hands-on work experience with recruiting both employee and volunteer support, launching a volunteer management system, and developing on-boarding training materials.

Download the detailed description

Public Affairs & Government Relations Internship

The Public Affairs & Government Relations intern will work directly with the Public Affairs Committee and supervised by the Senior Client Services Director. They will assist the organization in fostering partnerships with public entities and local government and political representatives. The intern will also conduct research on policies and potential funding streams that may positively impact the financial well-being of the organization.

 
Download the detailed description

Marketing Internship

The Marketing Intern will work directly with the Public Relations Committee and supervised by the Marketing Manager. They while support the organization by working on marketing initiatives that reinforce Working Wardrobes development campaigns and events, communicating campaigns that drive revenue in our retail stores; and collateral/campaigns that promote the organization’s mission/brand and attract donors and corporate partners.

Download the detailed description

Client Services Internship

The Client Services Intern will work directly with the Client Services Manager to support the Rebuilding Careers program. They will assist the organization in conducting outreach initiatives to help drive clients towards our new and existing programs. The intern will also conduct research and assist in creating content for career services related resources and training materials for a diverse group of client needs.

 
Download the detailed description

How To Apply

We can’t wait to hear from you! To apply, please send the following to Bianca Herrera, Client Services Manager at biancah@workingwardrobes.org.

  • Resume
  • Cover letter describing why you are interested in the particular internship for which you are applying. Include any school internship requirements.
  • Writing Sample (may include a research paper, editorial, article, blog or portfolio related to your field of study)

Contact us today to learn more about the Internships we offer.