Internship Opportunities

Join the team at CWS Lancaster in our welcome of newcomers.


Available internships:


Applying Instructions:  To apply, please review the Intern Responsibilities and Internship Application . Send a completed application with your resume and a cover letter to Becky Garver:

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis with preference given to early applications.

Interviews:  will be scheduled on a rolling basis; placements decided several months prior to internship start.

Internship Dates: Spring (January – May), Summer (June – August), Fall (September – December).

Additional info: CWS-Lancaster internship positions are non-paid and available to undergraduate and graduate students with a student ID. Highly valued: Language skills beyond English; age 21 and up for driving approval.

CWS- Lancaster serves the refugee and immigrant communities of Central Pennsylvania. Through hard work and a long-term commitment of support, people who once had no hope are discovering the means of transforming their lives. We work hand-in-hand with caring churches, organizations and individuals to provide help and homes to refugees, and work to build a hospitable community in the United States for uprooted people so that they can fashion a better future.

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