Work with foster youth

become a Foster Skills Associate!

Position Overview

Foster Skills seeks a mature college or graduate student for an internship (12-15 hours/week). This is an unpaid internship; however, we will work with you to receive school credit or recommendations. To apply, please email your resume and short paragraph stating your interest to info@fosterskills.org.

We are interested in working around your interests and talents, but some possible duties include: supporting a young person through an ongoing Associate relationship, serving as a positive role model and friend, implementing the foster skills curriculum, and managing group mentoring sessions. If you'd would like to know what our previous co-op did, see Life of a Foster Skills Co-op.

If you would like to get started, here's the application.



Help our staff

become a Special Project Assistant!

Position Overview

Foster Skills seeks a mature college or graduate student for an internship (12-15 hours/week). This is an unpaid internship; however, we will work with you to receive school credit or recommendations. To apply, please email your resume and short paragraph stating your interest to info@fosterskills.org.

We are interested in working around your interests and talents, but some possible duties include: researching and recommending new fundraising and development opportunities, developing fundraising proposals with senior staff, program administration, organizing training sessions on program materials, and updating communications and marketing materials.

If you would like to get started, here's the application.

Foster Skills's Volunteers Backgrounds:

Majors: - International Affairs and Social Entrepreneurship - Chemistry - International Business (Finance) - Computer Systems - Sociology - Physics and Philosophy - Speech Pathology and Audiology - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science - Chemical Engineering - Marine Biology - History - Economics - Political Science - Graphic Design

Co-op and Internship(s): - American Jewish Historical Society, New England Archives - Credit Advocate Counseling Corp. - Brigham and Women's Hospital - UBP - UBS global asset management - Liberty Mutual, - Blue Cross Blue Shield - CTC International Logistics - Bicon Dental Implants - Industrais Reunidas SA de CV - GexPro - John Hancock Life Insurance - Perkins School for The Blind - Cerebral Palsy of MA - Communication Analysis and Design Lab - Boeing Satellite Systems - Bright Horizons - Pierce Elementary School - Scandinavian Living Center - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute - Princeton University - Waters Corporation - GE Power & Water - GE Oil & Gas - Space and Defense at Boeing Satellite Systems - Turks and Caicos Government Department for Environmental and Maritime Affairs - Kohn, Kohn and Colapinto - National Whistleblowers Center - Wilmerhale - International prisoner transfer unit - us dept of justice - Eze software group - AmeriCorps Member - RealSighgt Analytics - Oikocreidt - Institute for Healthcare Improvement - Todd and Weld LLP

Post grad job(s): - Fundacion Instituto de Inmunologia de Colombia - Credit Suisse - Teach For America - Panalpina - DataCon - IRTA Postbac Fellow at NIH

DID YOU KNOW?

LESS THAN 3%
of former foster youth obtain a
bachelor's degree.

SPOTLIGHT

Watch the video about our "Founding Story" that State Farm and AoL produced on Huffington Post.

INNOVATE WITH US

If you have an idea to improve the foster care system, share with us and we will help you bring it to life.