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Capitol Hill Village Internship

Previous Internship and Volunteering OpportunitiesCapitol Hill Village (CHV) is a non-profit organization with approximately 400 members and 250 volunteers who help older adults navigate and embrace the opportunities of aging. We are one of 13 Villages in Washington, DC, and the second oldest in the United States. Through the efforts of volunteers, members, partners, and staff, we provide a wide range of services and programs that promote the well-being of all older adults in our community.CHV’s vision is for older adults to thrive in a vibrant, inclusive, and age-friendly community. To that end, CHV has programs and services for members across the spectrum of health, mental acuity, and economic means. It actively pursues ethnic and cultural diversity among its staff, board, members, and volunteers. 

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Position Summary: This is a unique opportunity for a student interested in developing a firsthand understanding of working in a community-driven non-profit. We are seeking someone who is driven, task-oriented, passionate about engaging in community work, and interested in working with older adults and members of the LGBTQ community to reduce isolation and improve quality of life. The intern would work directly with our Digital Media and Grant Program Strategist, responsible for our social media, website, and LGBTQ grant. This internship will be conducted in person and virtually. This internship would have a 7-month duration (October 2023 to May 2024, with a break in January if the student has winter break). With the opportunity to continue into the summer (May 2024 to August 2024). Interns are expected to work between 8 to 12 hours/week and some weekend hours as needed but may work more if their academic program requires. This would be an unpaid internship. We can provide a transportation stipend.

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How to apply: Applications will be accepted until August 15th. To apply, please submit a resume, a personal statement, a response to why you should be considered for this internship (maximum of 1000 words), and information on any academic requirements you need to fulfill. All applications should be submitted as Word documents or PDFs to

Arlington Neighbourhood Village Summer Internship

Previous Internship and Volunteering OpportunitiesThe Arlington Neighborhood Village (ANV) is a volunteer-driven non-profit organization dedicated to helping older residents of Arlington, Virginia, continue to live and thrive in their own homes — safely and independently — with the community’s support. For more information, visit

Position Description — Student intern creates the graphic design for the print and digital materials for a new Ambassador Program for older adults in Arlington County. The Ambassador Program is designed to develop a team of volunteers trained to provide information on the myriad services available to Arlington older adults across the county. A database of older adult services will be the student’s starting point from which the materials will be created. This internship is ideal for graphic design, visual development, communications, community health services, and new program development students. The final deliverable will be print and digital collateral materials that enumerate and describe the older adult services amassed in the ANV database. 

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Previous Internship and Volunteering OpportunitiesInsight Memory Care Center (IMCC) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission to provide specialized care, support, and education for individuals in all stages of memory or cognitive impairment, their care partners, and the community. Our vision is a community where those with memory or cognitive impairment and their care partners can achieve the highest quality of life.

Objective:  Help IMCC develop an outcomes protocol consisting of assessment tools and an ongoing assessment timeline to look at measures such as quality of life, mood, cognition, fall risk, and IADLs for people in the early stage of dementia that participate in our enrolled Reconnections social club model program. Click here to learn more and Apply.


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Goodwin Living touches the lives of thousands of people every day through its range of senior living communities, specialized healthcare services, community partnerships, and philanthropic endeavors. Goodwin Living expands the places and ways we can all thrive and find purpose as we age. With a mission to support, honor, and uplift the lives of older adults and those who care for them, our mission includes you, our potential intern! We strive to offer a hands-on learning environment that will allow you to experience all senior living and build strong relationships with our leadership, our residents, and your fellow interns. Past interns have been surprised at how fast-paced and friendly our work environment is. We can’t wait for you to be a part of our community. Goodwin Living is a Washington Post Top Workplace for four consecutive years, from 2019 to 2022.

Curious about the positions? We have Brain Health, IT, Marketing and Communications, and Business Strategy positions. Whether you’re majoring in psychology, communications, technology, business, or something different, we have an opportunity for you! Interns will also receive professional development workshops, a resident mentor, complimentary lunch, and a stipend! Check out our application on Handshake to learn more about each position offered this Spring, 2023. Applications are due by November 7th.

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Our application is currently live on Handshake. Please apply through Handshake and make sure to complete the Reflection Questions as a part of your submission. For more information on the internship, click here. If you have any questions, please contact Zoe Marcuse at