Thank you for your interest in an internship at WRDA! We offer ongoing internship opportunities in a variety of program areas. To apply for an internship, please submit the following to Anna Chase (achase@wr.org):

  1. A completed and signed Internship Application.  These forms must be signed, so you may submit them by mail, fax, scan/email, or by bringing them to your interview.

  2. A current CV/resume (submitted by email).

  3. A 1-2 page detailed cover letter (submitted by email).  If you are interested in more than one available internship, please indicate which positions you are applying for in your cover letter.  Your cover letters should address the following:

    • Why do you want to pursue an internship at World Relief DuPage?

    • Why you are interested in these particular internship position(s)?

    • What skills and experience do you bring to this position(s)?

    • What do you hope to learn through this experience?

    • What dates and times are you available?  How many weeks?

    • If you are completing this internship for university credit, what other requirements do you (as the intern) or World Relief staff (as the supervisor or placement agency) need to fulfill during your time as an intern?

We accept internship applications on an rolling basis, so please send in your application at your earliest convenience. 

In addition to the above, WRDA is also offering two paid VOCAL AmeriCorps After-School Program Coordinator positions. Read more about the Aurora position here and the DuPage position here. Interested applicants should complete the same three steps above and send your information to Alison Bell (ABell@wr.org). 

Please note that all internship offers and the two paid AmeriCorps positions are contingent upon passing a Criminal Background Check.


For more information:

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