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  1. Sign up at Handshake
  2. Visit the Career Center
  3. Attend a career fair*
  4. Subscribe to the VFHCE listserv*

*Contact Melissa McBride for help

Top Mistake: Thinking you can't find an internship (You can!)

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Try these organizations

These organizations have expressed interest in FHCE interns. They're in the market for you, so you have a good shot at them.

Air Force Civilian Career Services

Location: Various

Date(s): 2019

Contact: Ms. Erica Mitchell

The Air Force Civilian Career Services is pleased to announce the Premier College Intern Program (PCIP). Students in their SOPHOMORE or JUNIOR year and enrolled in a full-time in a baccalaureate or graduate program are able to apply for a paid summer internship lasting 10-12 weeks during the summer session at the following locations:

  • Dover AFB, DE – 1 Youth Position
  • Eielson AFB, AK – 1 Child Development and 1 Youth Position
  • Hanscom AFB, MA – 1 Child Development Position
  • Joint Base San Antonio – Lackland, TX – 1 Youth Position
  • Little Rock AFB, AR – 1 Youth Position
  • Offutt AFB, NE – 1 Youth Position
  • Schriever AFB, CO – 1 Child Development Position
  • Shaw AFB, SC – 1 Child Development and 1 Youth Position
  • US Air Force Academy, CO – 1 Youth Position
  • Vandenberg, CA – 1 Child Development Position
  • Wright Patterson AFB, OH – 1 Child Development Position
  • Goodfellow AFB, TX – 1 Instructional Systems Specialist
  • Keesler AFB, MS – 1 Instructional Systems Specialist
  • Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland, TX – 1 Instructional Systems Specialist
  • Sheppard AFB, TX – 1 Instructional Systems Specialist
  • Vandenberg, CA – 1 Instructional Systems Specialist

The internship will be performed at an Air Force Base during the summer between your Sophomore or Junior year (2019) - If selected for the program, you will have to fund your travel to and from the Air Force Base (intern location), and secure your own lodging during the internship (may not be an issue since it appears you reside in the local area) - You will be required to work full time during the paid internship (May 19- Aug 19). Actual start & end dates may vary depending on school breaks.

Time, Inc.

Date(s): June 2019

All majors -- Time Incorporation is looking for interns in multiple departments. All FACS students are welcome to apply! See positions available

Contact past internship organizations

These companies have already hired FHCE interns, so it's worth reaching out if any look good to you. 

Placement Supervisor Address City, State, Zip MOU Expires
D'lish, LLC Wendell Barr 431 Thistle Cove Atlanta, GA, 30349 2022-21-08

RWDC Industries, INC

Daniel Carraway, CEO

2500 Daniells Bridge Rd

Athens, GA 30606

2022-10-08

Wonderkind Co. Elle De Freitas, CEO Athens, GA 30605 2022-21-02

The Red & Black

Melissa Mooney, Business Manager

540 Baxter Street

Athens, GA 30605

2022-01-01

Athens Chick-Fil-A Sadie Luck 45 Baxter St, Athens, GA 30605 2021-07-12
Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research  Adam Cohen 5775 Glenridge Dr Building B Suite 370 Atlanta, GA 30328 2021-03-12
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