Thank you for your interest in an internship with CASA of Oklahoma County. CASA provides trained court appointed volunteers who advocate for the best interest of abused or neglected children in the Juvenile Court system. As an intern, you will work within the role of an Advocate Supervisor, responsible for providing ongoing support to the CASA Volunteer, assisting in case direction, appearances in court, and navigation within the Child Welfare and Juvenile Court Systems.
CASA will accept a maximum of FIVE interns per academic semester, comprised of both Undergraduate and Graduate students. These students will be supervised by an Advocate Supervisor who holds either a BSW or MSW, depending on their program requirements.
To qualify for an internship, you must be:
- Enrolled in a regionally accredited university in the field of Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Human Services or other field related to the work of CASA;
- Undergraduate students must be in their senior year;
- Graduate students may be in either the foundation or concentration year;
- Willing to dedicate at least 10-15 hours per week, for a minimum of one full semester (January through May; May through August; August through December);
- 21 or older;
- Available to complete an interview and application process, which includes background checks.
Internship applications will be reviewed two times per year:
- Summer Semester (12 weeks) and Fall Semester (16 weeks)
- Applications Due April 1st
- Interviews will be completed throughout the month of April, and interns selected and notified no later than May 1st
- Spring Semester (16 weeks)
- Applications Due November 1st
- Interviews will be completed throughout the month of November, and interns selected and notified no later than December 1st
To learn more about our internship opportunities, please complete our Inquiry Form.
For students looking for internships that do not meet the above listed criteria, there may be additional opportunities available. These opportunities are more clerical in nature, and are dependent on the current needs of the organization.
- Training and Development
- Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursday; 8:30-2:00; 8-12 week block of time;
- Consists of filing, data entry, assisting with training, and documentation;
- Must have computer knowledge, filing and copying capabilities, and be willing and able to assist with the set-up and break down of the training room.
- Non-Profit Development (available in Spring/Summer Only)
- For those requiring 25 hours or less;
- Exposure to Fundraising and Grant Writing;