Texans Care for Children

Texans Care for Children seeks to raise the voices of individuals who have been directly impacted by the systems we seek to improve - including foster care, the justice system, and the public mental health system. A limited number of paid internships for individuals with systems involvement are available on an ongoing basis.The opportunities are meant to provide underrepresented Texans with policy experiences and skills that will strengthen their ability to support their respective communities while improving our state for all Texas children. Interns and/or fellows with lived experience are not required to share their story as part of this position.

If you have been involved in the foster care, youth justice system, and/or the public mental health system as a child, and are interested in a paid internships/fellowship with Texans Care for Children, please complete this form at anytime.

We do not accept unsolicited internship applications from students who have not been impacted by child and youth serving systems. However, all are welcome to apply to posted internship positions. Schools and other entities that work to place students and individuals in internships and fellowships can contact hiring@txchildren.org to discuss opportunities.

*Applications will be incomplete without resume submission.

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* 1. First Name

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* 2. Last Name

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* 3. Email

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* 4. Phone Number

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* 5. Which best describes your education level?

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* 6. Were you involved in one or more of the following systems: child welfare/foster care; juvenile justice; and/or public mental health system?

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* 7. In addition to maternal and child health, please check all of the issues that you would be interested in working on.

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* 8. Tell us a little about why you are interested in an internship/fellowship with Texans Care for Children. If you are particularly interested in a specific issue area please tell us why.

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* 9. Are you looking for an internship/fellowship to fulfill a school requirement?

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* 10. Please upload your resume. 

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