An internship with ACCA will give you the practical knowledge and skills that complement and complete your academic experience.  ACCA internships include training specific to your placement, as well as broader training on topics related to aging, professional development, and non-profit management. We invite you to join our team of dedicated professionals working to ensure older adults in our area have all they need to Age Well and Live Well.

We have opportunities suitable to students with a variety of academic backgrounds, and we’re proud to have hosted students for internships and field placements from The University of Georgia, The Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership, Piedmont College, Athens Technical College, and many others. We can work with you to offer the experience and hours needed for your individual program requirements.


Internship Timeline and Application Process

Internships are posted by semester. All available opportunities will be posted by the dates below and applications for those openings will be accepted through the listed deadline. Please note that some internships require prior enrollment as a volunteer that falls outside of this timeline.

  • Fall: March 31st, Deadline to apply: April 24th
  • Spring: October 2nd, Deadline to apply: October 25th
  • Summer: January 31st, Deadline to apply: February 26th

All potential interns will receive confirmation that their application was received, and those who are a good match for their desired placement will be contacted to interview with an ACCA staff member.


AmeriCorps Seniors Intern

Do you have a passion for service? Would you like to work with older adults that share your passion? The AmeriCorps Senior programs at ACCA engage adults age 55 and up in meaningful opportunities to give back to the community. You’ll gain experience in program evaluation, health education programming, and volunteer management.

Volunteer Relations Intern

Each year ACCA engages over 1,000 community and student volunteers in service. It is our task to ensure these dedicated individuals have both the tools they need to be successful in their service, and that their experience is meaningful and impactful. Interns will gain experience with program evaluation, including both volunteer and client satisfaction, and planning volunteer training and recognition.

How to Apply

 

Review the available internships listed above, decide on your top two choices, and then complete the Internship Application by clicking the button below. We will accept general applications when specific internships are not posted. Once you’ve submitted your application you will receive a confirmation email with additional information about the application and interview process.

Internship Application

Don’t see an opportunity that fits your academic requirements? We’re always looking to expand our internship offerings, and we’d love to hear your ideas! Please contact Erin Beasley, Director of Operations at ebeasley@accaging.org with your proposal.

 

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