Child & Youth Programs for Military Families!!! Great Paid Opportunity for Internship Experience – APPLY NOW

Military Families Extension - USDA.svgThe Military Extension Internship Program FALL 2015 APPLICATION DEADLINE is March 31, 2015. (Complete the application by March 31st and letters of recommendation can be submitted for a week after the deadline.)

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity!  Internships are on active military installations across the U.S. and around the world with child and youth programs.  Interns will have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in military child and youth programs.  Please visit more information about the internships, including job descriptions; instructions on how to apply; intern profiles; and frequently asked questions and answers. Internships Available in Child Development, School-Age, and Youth Development Programs

A partnership between the Cooperative Extension System and the Department of Defense has provided the funding for a national, military childcare/youth development internship program. Through this initiative, students and recent graduates have the opportunity to develop professional skills in childcare and youth development through practical work experience with military children, youth, and families.

Interns are placed on military installations across the United States with limited opportunities for international placement and receive an hourly wage or stipend and assistance with travel expenses for their efforts. Current students may obtain academic credit for this experience if desired.  The Military Extension Internship Program will accept applications for the Fall 2015 class until March 31, 2015Students will be notified of their application’s status at the beginning of May.

More information and application materials can be found at  Specific questions regarding the internships may be referred to: Jessica Wandless, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service Internship Coordinator, at

Read about 1 student intern’s experience in Italy:  Military Extension Experience

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