Internship Opportunities

Interns are vital to Safe Connections. Diverse opportunities to contribute valuable service, and gain professional experience are plentiful. We welcome your involvement with Safe Connections and encourage you to fill out our intern application. Please note that all internship opportunities are unpaid.

Internship Application


Clinical Internship

For Graduate Students only

  • Gain skills in co-facilitating psychoeducational support groups for adult and/or adolescent survivors of domestic/sexual violence
  • Gain skills in conducting psycho-social assessments with adult as well as adolescent clients
  • Participate in curriculum review as well as development
  • Potential—per fit and availability—to gain skills in brief crisis counseling with individual clients
  • Crisis Helpline or Court Watch experience required as part of Clinical Internship

Please contact Gina Howe MA, LPC, Director of Clinical Programs, at 314.646.7500 x115 with any questions.

Safe Connections has currently CLOSED accepting applications for Clinical for the Fall 2021-Spring 2022 academic year. 

Prevention Education Internship

For Graduate Students only

  • Become knowledgeable in the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence
  • Work in schools and alternative settings with teens
  • Gain skills in co-facilitating prevention education workshops such as groups
  • Participate in curriculum review as well as development
  • Potential to combine with Crisis Helpline or Clinical opportunities per program needs and availability

Please contact Brigid Welch, Prevention Education Manager, at 314.646.7500 x108 with any questions.

Safe Connections has currently CLOSED accepting applications for Prevention Education for the 2020-2021 academic year. 

Development and Marketing Internship

Graduate/Undergraduate students may apply

Development interns are crucial to our fundraising efforts throughout the year. Additionally, as a Development and Marketing Intern, you will help with tasks such as:

  • Website content updates
  • Social media platform updates, creating original content, as well as expansion of social media efforts
  • Support for young professionals group
  • Grants Research
  • Correspondence, mail merges/mailings
  • Media relations as assigned
  • Event planning support

Please contact Jackie Karalunas, Development Manager, at 314.646.7500 x123 with any questions.

Safe Connections has currently CLOSED accepting internship applications for Development and Marketing for Summer 2021. Will begin accepting Fall 2021 application in July 2021.