Classroom internship

Internship with our teachers

We will begin accepting intern and volunteer applications for the 2019 fall semester in August of 2019.  For an application to be considered, it must be submitted on or before Friday, August 30th.   

The Rise School of Austin provides internship opportunities in the fall and in the spring.  Preferential placement is given to practicum students conducting internships for 200+ hours.  Volunteers and interns must work a minimum of six hours per week and maintain a consistent schedule.  All interns and volunteers are expected to follow Texas Department of Family and Protective Services minimum standards for child care centers.  All volunteers and interns will be provided a tour, orientation, and basic training.  Each intern will also be given a supervising teacher with a master's degree and a minimum of 2 years experience in inclusive early childhood education.  

 

If you are interested in applying for a classroom internship at The Rise School, please click on the following link.

Therapy internship

Internship with our therapists

Physical, music, speech and occupational therapists are contracted by The Rise School of Austin. As such, internships are coordinated directly through the contracted therapists. If you are interested in learning more about internship opportunities, please click on one of the following links. 

Fundraising

Event internship

Internship with our events team

We will begin accepting letters of interest for the event internship for the 2019 fall semester in May of 2019.  For a letter of interest to be considered, it must be submitted on or before Friday, August 30th.  Internships will begin the week of September 3rd.

The Rise School hosts three major fundraising events each year including a large gala, ladies luncheon, and golf tournament, in addition to smaller fundraising initiatives throughout the year. The Event Intern will provide assistance with event coordination, donor appreciation, donation solicitation and other marketing and events tasks as necessary. 

 

If you are interested in interning with our events team, please email our Marketing and Events manager, Amy Winslow, by clicking on the following link.  Please note, as a nonprofit organization, all internships are unpaid.

Administration

 internship

Internship with our administration team

We will begin accepting letters of interest for the administration internship for the 2019 fall semester in May of 2019.  For a letter of interest to be considered, it must be submitted on or before Friday, August 30th.  Internships will begin the week of September 3rd.

The Rise School is looking for administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the organization and office including assistance with general office tasks, HR, IT, Accounting and Marketing. Additional areas include data entry and database management, communications, document filing, and other administrative tasks upon request. 

 

If you are interested in interning with our administration team, please email our Director of Finance and Operations, Danielle Martinson, by clicking on the following link.  Please note, as a nonprofit organization, all internships are unpaid.

Handbook

Volunteer and intern handbook

If you are interested in learning more about The Rise School and our volunteer and intern policies, please read our volunteer and intern handbook.

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Building J

Austin, TX 78723

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