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We’re excited that you want to intern with 826 Valencia! As an intern, you’ll work directly with students and teachers, exercise your writing and editing skills, and gain valuable experience in the many aspects of educational programming, nonprofit administration, and publishing.

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Internship Seasons Available
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    August–December

  • 2
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    January–May

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    June–August

Educational Programming Internship

In the educational programming track, you will focus on working directly with students in programs, developing lesson plans, helping out in the process of publishing our students’ writing, and assisting programs staff with the ins and outs of organizing programs and scheduling volunteers.

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!


How to apply for the spring season:

Fill out this form.

Please send a current résumé that reflects any relevant experiences and skills, along with two professional references (contact information only, no reference letters required) and a cover letter that explains what you will bring to the position and what you hope to gain as an intern to internships@826valencia.org.

  • 15+ hours per week commitment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
  • Experience with kids in a professional setting is a plus
  • Editing/proofreading experience preferred
  • Spanish language skills are desirable
  • Experience with design software is a plus!
Design Internship

Design interns will work closely with our Design team to create event branding, marketing materials, publications of student writing, and more. 
By the end of the internship, designers will have gained skills in the design process, print production, professional development, and insight into nonprofit work environments. Internships in the Design department come with stipends.


To apply:

Please send a cover letter, résumé, and portfolio to Design Director Brad Amorosino at brad@826valencia.org. In your cover letter, please explain what you will bring to the position, as well as what you hope to gain from the experience.

  • 24+ hours per week commitment
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud (or previous CS): InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word programs
  • Knowledge of web-based software is a plus (HTML/CSS, MailChimp)