Students currently enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and seminary programs are encouraged to apply for a rewarding, hands-on internship with Catholic Charities! We have placements with clinical supervision for students of social work, nursing, education, clinical psychology, occupational therapy, and other fields. We offer placements that are supervised by licensed professionals and expose the students to social welfare policy implementation in a variety of fields and general work experience.
Develop a broad set of work skills in a professional setting and have opportunities for:
- Leadership building
- Community impact
- Learning from experts and executives!
We offer both clinically supervised and non-clinically supervised internships.
A clinical intern is defined as a student, usually a graduate level student but occasionally undergraduate, who requires specialized supervision by a licensed professional.
- MSW student who needs supervision by a social worker with specific license
- Nursing student who needs to work with trained medical professionals
Hear from a previous intern
Maya, a Sophomore at the University of Chicago, was an intern for the Health Care Network. As a Pre-Med student, Maya loved shadowing the physicians in the Spanish Catholic Center Medical Clinic, witnessing the provider-patient interactions, and learning about how the healthcare system works for low and uninsured patients. Through this internship, Maya felt she has not only furthered her education goals, but had been introduced to the humanitarian mission of Catholic Charities and its importance in the region.