To apply for a campus-based internship, please complete our application and send your resume to


Phone: 512-464-9767

Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with the deadline to apply for a Fall Internship on September 15, and the deadline for a Spring Internship on January 15.

Position: As a campus-based intern you will be placed at one of our 86 campuses throughout Central Texas at the elementary, middle, or high school level.

Placement Timeframe: Fall Interns are placed on campuses from July through September, with a start date in late September through December.  Spring Interns are placed on campuses from November through January, with a start date in late January through May.

This is an incredible learning opportunity for anyone with a strong interest in social work, counseling, education, or child care.

Position duties and responsibilities:  

  • Mentoring or tutoring one-on-one with students
  • Leading student groups
  • Organizing new campus initiatives
  • Administrative duties
  • Other duties and projects as directed by CIS staff

Intern Requirements:

  • The candidate is enrolled in a college degree program and serving the hours for class credit, or to gain required clinical hours toward clinical licensure.
  • The requirements for the internship or practicum placement are a minimum of 150 hours over the course of one semester
  • Interns with Communities In Schools of Central Texas must undergo and pass a fingerprint criminal background check prior to beginning on campus.
  • Comfortable working in a changing and unpredictable environment
  • Comfortable working with students who have experiences or life circumstances that may be very different from your own
  •  Willingness to remain positive and maintain an open mind
  • Able to keep your personal, spiritual, and political viewpoints and beliefs to yourself