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Youth Program Survivor Internship (Paid Internship)

The objective of the Youth Program Survivor Internship is to build work experience, self-empowerment to survivors of human trafficking and learn more about the operation of the youth program. The Youth Intern will support the Youth Program through a variety of tasks related to youth activities, quarterly workshops, focus groups, client satisfactory surveys, and other activities.

Skills and experience gained during internship:

  • Setting Boundaries/ Work Life Balance
  • Basic computer literacy skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Decision making on the job
  • Team building skills
  • Effective Communication Skills and Emotional Intelligences
  • Exposure to a field that might offer future employment or career direction

Intern reports to: Senior Case Manager

Location: Hybrid

Duration: Ability to commit to 1 year

Internship Stipend: Intern will be paid monthly $16.90-18/hour for a maximum of 20 hours per month. In addition, intern will get reimbursed for transportation expenses.

Qualification: Graduate of Youth Program post 1 year. 21 years of age not older than 26.

Internship Duties:

  • Intern will commit to bi-weekly supervision: 1 in person supervision and 1 virtual (1hr each) with Senior Case Manager
  • Gain an understanding of Human Trafficking
  • Assist in planning and organizing monthly youth activities and quarterly workshops
  • Build relationships with youth program clients to promote the growth and participation in monthly youth activities and quarterly workshop
  • Provide survivor perspective
  • Intern must commit to attending one empowerment/professional development conferences or workshops throughout internship timeframe
  • Intern will commit to updating their resume at the end of internship.
  • Write a 1-2 page reflection on their year-long internship and possibly present to the team.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume to

MSW Internship

CAST offers graduate school internships for MSW candidates:

Academic year (16-20 hours per week) Sept-May
Requirements:CAST accepts 2nd year MSW candidates from UCLA, USC, CSULB, CSULA, CSUDH, CSUN, Azusa Pacific, and Cal State Fullerton. Bilingual candidates preferred, however not required. Please see your Field Liaison for instructions on potential placement at CAST.