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Internships for Summer 2016


Crittenton Women’s Union is a Boston-based nonprofit innovator dedicated to developing new pathways to economic self-sufficiency for low-income women. Its unique approach—combining direct service programs (housing, alternative education, workforce development, and family stabilization), independent research, and public advocacy—helps 1,400 people annually break the cycle of poverty and build better futures.

CWU is an EEO/AA/ADA/ADEA employer and actively seeks to diversify its workforce. Therefore, all qualified applicant, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability or veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply.


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For more information or questions, contact Jeff Swallom, or 617.259.2950

Positions Available:


Human Services Intern

Internship Title: Human Services Intern

Position Description: A unique opportunity to work with a dynamic team of Human Service Professionals who are focused on helping Massachusetts’s families, living in state funded transitional living programs,  develop skills to live independently supporting their families. The internship provides an individual the opportunity to have hands-on experiences in working with the Housing Management team.  Major focuses are projects/programs designed to foster self-sufficiency, such as financial management, career and education advancement to name a few. The ideal candidate is energetic, willing to learn and likes working with others.  

Intern responsibilities will include:

  • Be an active member of a project team with assigned tasks
  • Participate in designing systems and tracking processes
  • Learn how to use quality Improvement methodology to drive change

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work on teams
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

Shifts Available: Flexible; minimum of 20 hours and up to 40 hours per week.
Internship Level: Undergraduate and Graduate students encouraged to apply.
Pay level: Volunteer/non-paid
Location: 10 Perthshire Rd., Brighton, MA 02135. Free on-site parking available.

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