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Internships at The Hotline

Internship Opportunities

The National Domestic Violence Hotline is a nationally recognized leader in efforts to end domestic violence and provides services via phone, chat and text message. Our project loveisrespect provides peer advocacy 24/7 to youth ages 13-24 by phone, online chat at or by text (“loveis” to 22522). The Hotline is continuously recruiting qualified applicants for internship opportunities.

Our intern opportunities range from administrative initiatives to Hotline and loveisrespect advocacy or special projects. We seek candidates who are pursuing educational degrees that complement internships listed, and/or experience and backgrounds that will increase knowledge and skills in areas of concentration.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are the internship application deadlines?

    Spring: December 15 | Summer: March 15 | Fall: August 15

  • What qualifications must be met in order to be eligible?

    See specific position descriptions for details.

  • How long does the selection process take?

    The process may vary depending on the position, as a general rule you will hear from The Hotline directly within 2-4 weeks should there be an interest in a phone or in person interview. Generally, if you do not hear from us within a six week timeframe, other candidates have been selected.

  • How long will my application remain active and on file?

    Applications are kept on file for three months. If the applicant is interested in being considered for more than one term, they will need to communicate that to the supervising manager.

  • Do you offer paid internships?

    Internships with The Hotline are unpaid, however, from time to time (as funding allows) we may provide paid internships.

  • What will I gain from my internship with the National Domestic Violence Hotline?

    Interns will gain hands-on work experience, as well as training and in-service presentations to further expand your knowledge base in your desired career path. Intern opportunities may also qualify to receive credit from their college or university, if approved by your institution.

There are currently no open internship positions at this time.

How to apply

Qualified applicants must complete and submit the following:

      • Completed Application form
      • Two paragraph Statement of Purpose
      • Current 1-2 page résumé
      • Recent academic transcripts for each college/university you have attended (can be unofficial copies)

Send to: Incomplete applications or resume without a completed application  will not be considered.

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