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NATIONAL ADOPTION CREDENTIALING INTERN

Program: Every Child

Level: Internship

Compensation: Unpaid

Benefits: Monthly Mileage Reimbursement

Type: 7-10 hours per week

Commitment: February 2018 – June 2018 

Education: Junior or Senior-level college student enrolled at a university or college studying social work, management, public administration or closely related field

Location: On-site at the Adoption Exchange Association (AEA) headquarters, Linthicum, MD

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Make a difference and help support social workers across the country with their continuing education needs at the Adoption Exchange Association! This part-time (15 hours/week) unpaid internship will expose students to national adoption practice and continuing education. The intern will work two days per week at AEA headquarters in Linthicum Heights, MD.

Intern Duties:

Website: The intern will be responsible for updating and writing content for the website and conducting research related to AEA members’ area of work.

Social Media: The intern will be responsible for writing and curating weekly content for the organization’s facebook page.

Education: The intern will prepare national credentialing applications, and promote upcoming continuing education sessions on our social media channels and websites.

Research Project: The Intern will work on a research project around promoting careers in adoption to students. The research project will be shared with the AEA Board of Directors at the end of the semester – a one-of-kind experience!

Required Skills:

·       Passionate about our cause

·       Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

·       Access to reliable transportation

·       Understanding of social media

·       Ability to work independently and take initiative

·       Strong writing skills

Submit a cover letter and resume to info@adoptea.org by January 12, 2018.

No phone calls please!

About AEA:

The Adoption Exchange Association is a 501c(3) national non-profit association serving adoption professionals across the United States. AEA serves its members by stimulating innovative solutions, eliminating barriers, advocating, educating, and sharing excellent practice. Our primary purpose is to help our members grow, achieve and excel as they strive to find adoptive families for all children and youth who wait in foster care. 

www.adoptea.org