Are you a college student who is interested in gaining experience working with survivors of domestic and sexual violence?

Independence House can offer internships for both Undergraduate and Graduate level students. Past interns pursued degrees in Social Work, Sociology, & Psychology (including clinical).

What opportunities are available for interns at Independence House?

Interns at Independence House have opportunities to serve clients in both direct and indirect capacities including: intakes, counseling sessions, facilitating group sessions, hotline shifts, and administrative tasks. Interns receive 40+ hours of training at the beginning of the internship and are also provided with a variety  of training opportunities throughout the year.

How to become an intern with Independence House?

Contact Deb Fluet, Director – Dual Programs, Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault at or 508-771-6507 ext. 235.

“Interning at Independence House has been a truly rewarding experience. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about the work they do, I have learned a great deal and feel extremely privileged to have worked beside them. I feel very fortunate to have been given the opportunity to be part of this community.” -Masters Level Intern

“My time spent at Independence House enhanced my learning and viewpoint on the hardships experienced by the population affected from domestic violence and sexual abuse. The learning environment, along with fellow colleagues within the agency, provided a strong foundation for my future practice and role as a social worker. Independence House is a one-of-a-kind organization to build upon social justice and service.” -Masters Level Intern