24-hour Crisis Helpline

Internship Opportunities

Become an Intern!

Interns are vital to the daily mission-centered services of 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.

Clinical Internship

Through the various internship tracks, duties may include providing direct services to clients through:

  • Graduate level students only
  • Support groups and classes
  • Intake/assessments and documentation
  • Crisis Helpline coverage, and/or case management/crisis intervention counseling through the Crisis Support Program (CSP)
  • Special projects considered based on academic program requirements
  • Contact Megan Slusser at 314.636.7500 x141 with any questions

Crisis Intervention Internship

Crisis Intervention interns are crucial to the staffing and support of our 24-hour Crisis Helpline. As a Crisis Intervention intern, you will:

  • Graduate/Undergraduate students may apply
  • Direct services crisis intervention, resource referrals and support through the Crisis Helpline
  • Support crisis intervention walk-ins
  • Assist with the development/upkeep of resource manual
  • Provide support and assistance with training, volunteer in-services and program evaluations
  • Contact Jess Cowl at 314.646.7500 x108 with any questions

Development and Marketing Internship

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

  • Graduate/Undergraduate students may apply
  • Web site content updates
  • Social media site updates and expansion of social media efforts
  • Support for young professionals group
  • Correspondence, mail merges/mailings
  • Grant research and reporting
  • Media relations as assigned
  • Event planning support
  • Contact Dani Smith at 314.646.7500 x123 with any questions

Youth Services Internship

Our prevention education services are integral to our mission and as a Youth Services interns, you will:

  • Graduate level students only
  • Observe Project HART workshops and prevention groups
  • Become familiar with curriculum to eventually co-facilitate
  • Assist with preparation, implementation and evaluation of workshops
  • Assist with social media and research for programming
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Contact Zenique Gardner-Perry at 314.636.7500 x130 with any questions

Please note that all internship opportunities are unpaid.