Join us as an intern!

Exploring Words

Come exercise your writing and editing skills, work directly with teachers and students, gain valuable experience in educational programming and nonprofit administration, and have a ridiculously good time while you learn new things!

Perks of being an 826 Valencia intern:

  • Professional development at an exciting educational nonprofit
  • 15% discount at the Pirate Store and King Carl’s Emporium
  • A community of dedicated, passionate, generally fun and funny people
  • Immeasurable joy

We’re currently accepting applications for Educational Programming Internships for the spring of 2017 (January – May). Educational Programming interns will focus on supporting our student programs, which will involve tutoring students one-on-one and in small groups, developing lesson plans, publishing our students’ writing, and assisting our staff in the ins and outs of program management and scheduling volunteers. By the end of the internship, you will have gained skills in both education and nonprofit work environments. We are currently seeking candidates with 12–15 hour/week of weekday availability for the following roles:

-Supporting our Buena Vista Horace Mann programs 3 days/ week, including Mondays and Wednesdays from 2–6:30 p.m.

-Supporting our Storytelling and Bookmaking Field Trips program 2-3 days a week, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am– 12:30 p.m.

-Supporting our After-School Tutoring program 2-3 days a week, including Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:00 p.m.–8:15 p.m.

-Supporting our In-Schools program 2-3 days a week, including Tuesdays 9:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.

Click here for more information on skills and requirements for our internships tracks.

To apply, please send us your current résumé (with two references) that reflects any relevant experiences and skills as well as a cover letter that explains what you will bring to the position and what you hope to gain as an intern. For the design internship opportunity, please also include a link to your portfolio. 

We are able to offer stipends to interns who are alums of 826 Valencia programs. If this is you, talk to us to learn more!

All application materials and inquiries should be sent to internships@826valencia.orgWe strongly encourage you to apply by January 27, but applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all roles are filled. 

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