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.


Spring 2019 Internships


We are currently accepting applications for the following Spring 2019 internships:

Communication and Events

Are you a great story teller and communicator? There are so many good things happening at ACCA, and we need an organized and passionate intern to help us share our story!


Summer 2019 Internships


We will accept applications for summer interns through February 15, 2019 and will begin scheduling interviews for potential interns on February 18, 2019. Click on the links below to learn more about our Summer Internship opportunities. 

Adult Day Health

Are you looking for an internship that will help you develop meaningful skills working with older adults and adults with different abilities, while also tapping into your sense of fun? Adult Day Health in Athens or Winder may be the perfect fit!

Center for Active Living

Do you want to develop program management and evaluation skills while organizing fun and engaging health and wellness activities for an amazing group of older adults? The Center for Active Living has you covered!

Communication and Events

Are you a great story teller and communicator? There are so many good things happening at ACCA, and we need an organized and passionate intern to help us share our story!

ACCA Community Garden 

Do you have a green thumb and a heart of gold? Our garden internship will give you the opportunity to develop leadership and horticulture skills while helping to ensure older adults have access to fresh fruits and vegetables.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Are you interested in gaining hands-on experience promoting the well-being of inter-generational families? Do you enjoy working with people of all ages? Grandparents Raising Grandchildren could be the spot for you!

Meals on Wheels

Do you have a passion for helping others?  Would you like to develop case management, organizational and programming skills?  The Meals on Wheels internship provides the opportunity to do all this and more!  Feed your soul while feeding people with an internship in Meals on Wheels.

Senior Corps

Do you want to be inspired by and support older adults sharing their time and experience with others? Our Senior Corps internship will give you the chance to work with a diverse group of community-minded older volunteers while developing needs assessment, program evaluation and program development skills!


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. 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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