Internship Overview

Internships are designed to bridge your interests with New Hope for Women’s needs. Together we can work on projects that both fulfill your college requirements and provide services or resources that meet the needs of our clients. This partnership, like all that we engage in, is one of mutual respect. We look forward to the possibility of working together.

Stone wall along path photo by Louise Hill

College Internships

Internships with New Hope for Women are a mutually beneficial opportunity for interested college students to gain real-world experience in important social justice work.

Our interns:

  • Gain practical job experience working with teams on crisis and case management
  • Develop and refine communications and facilitation skills
  • Establish connections within the social services field
  • Add to or start a resumé

Real-world Experience

Your experience at New Hope for Women will be both broad and, at the same time, tailored to your interests. Please note that interns at New Hope for Women participate in an experience that includes sensitive work with individuals in crisis.

As part of your internship, you will:

  1. Participate in our 44-hour training entitled Core Comprehensive Advocacy, Intervention, Response and Ethics (CAIRET).
  2. Obtain clinical supervision as required by your college program.
  3. Complete a project that aligns with your educational goals and is beneficial to New Hope for Women's ongoing work.

If you are interested in a college internship with New Hope for Women:

  • Please click on Apply Today! below.
  • Be sure to include your resume and three references. One of these references should be the person who oversees your internship (i.e. your academic advisor or field placement advisor).
  • Mail to P.O. Box A, Rockland, ME 04841 or email.

For more information regarding internships, please contact the Advocacy Director.

New Hope for Women Locations

We offer 4 onsite locations serving Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties in Maine.

MAILING ADDRESS FOR ALL OFFICES:
New Hope for Women
P.O. Box A, Rockland, Maine 04841

Call

24/7 Helpline Midcoast Maine 1-800-522-3304

24/7 Statewide Helpline
1-866-834-4357