Summer Enrichment Program - Student Guide

Click here if you are a 2021 Summer Enrichment Program Intern.



What is the Summer Enrichment Program?

The Summer Enrichment Program is a 10-week immersive internship hosted by a LeadingAge member organization in 2021. We are recruiting a diverse pool undergraduate and graduate students for a unique opportunity to obtain real world experience in aging services. Read more details about the progam.

What is the purpose?

To provide leadership opportunities for students in aging services that ensures our field is representative of the diversity that makes up our society. The intern will be provided mentors, meaningful work, and access to a professional network that will assist them in reducing barriers to leadership roles within the field of aging.

Why participate?

The field of aging is a rewarding and complex field with abundant career opportunities in a variety of disciplines, including marketing, hospitality, culinary, marketing, facilities, development, architecture, clinical, social work, administration, and more.  The Summer Enrichment Program internship will provide exposure to these careers and expand your connections in aging services.

What are we looking for? 

  • Students nearing the end of their undergraduate studies or who are in graduate school. For undergraduate students, a minimum of 2 years completed toward Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Works effectively and diplomatically with a variety of stakeholders, including residents, board members, community groups, and government agencies.

How do you apply for a Summer Enrichment Program Internship?

 2021 Summer Enrichment Program Interns