Interns at Broadway House

The Internship Program at Broadway House for Continuing Care provides an invaluable opportunity for students to get hands-on experience working at one of the most unique healthcare organizations in New Jersey.

The qualified and committed students will gain insight into their discipline of study, as well as the world of nonprofits. We require a one semester time commitment. For graduate school and summer interns, hours vary considerably. Most internships are unpaid. A few may qualify for a travel stipend.

Art Therapy Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in training and treatment of residents in individual and group modalities
  • Utilize creative expression in working with adults who are diagnosed with HIV/AIDS
  • Co-facilitate Art Therapy groups
  • Participate in various interdisciplinary meetings
  • Ability to work with dry & wet medium
  • Various general administrative responsibilities

Applicant must be enrolled in Art Therapy major for at least two years, BA or MA level.
Reliable and professional-minded students are encouraged to apply.

Internship Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Deadlines for Application: February 1, June 1, and September 15

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“The atmosphere that I found when I started interning at the Broadway House was that of a caring community. I enjoy doing art therapy with the residents, as well as other activities, especially Bingo.”
Danielle DeLade, School of Visual Arts, Art Therapy Intern

Recreation Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Encourage and assist residents with participation in independent leisure past times
  • Conduct a range of 1:1 and group therapeutic activities in a professional manner
  • Actively participate in developing, maintaining, distributing, and communicating monthly activity schedule
  • Actively participate in planning and implementation of special events
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information
  • Attend various meetings: Palliative Care, Care Plan
  • Various general administrative responsibilities
  • Other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate, as discussed with the Director and Assistant Director of Activities

Applicants must be interested in directly working with an underserved population.
Reliable and professional-minded students are encouraged to apply.

Internship Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Deadlines for Application: February 1, June 1, and September 15

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“Before I came here, I hadn’t had a great deal of experience with the HIV/AIDS population. This internship put a face to the disease and showed me they were a multi-faceted group. It was so wonderful to be a part of the Broadway House mission to better the lives of the residents and help them regain their independence. During this semester, I learned so much from the staff and patients, especially about not taking anything for granted and cherishing every moment.”
Morgan McBean, Rutgers University, Recreation Intern

Public Relations/Communications Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Research various targeted markets for event recruitment and sponsorship
  • Develop marketing materials (fliers, brochures, mailings, etc.)
  • Formulate press releases for local newspapers
  • Publicize Broadway House events with local television and radio stations
  • Attend various off-site events and educate public about community programs and services
  • Produce Quarterly Newsletter
  • Assist in preparation of conferences and community outreach events
  • Various general administrative responsibilities

Applicants must be at a Junior or Senior Level. Personal laptop preferred. Reliable and professional-minded students are encouraged to apply.

Internship Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Deadlines for Application: February 1, June 1, and September 15

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“At Broadway House it was very simple to bond with everyone because all the people here have great hearts. You get hands-on experience to prepare for your future after college. I have learned things that I will carry with me forever.”
Teresa Afonso, Felician College, PR/Communications Intern

Social Work Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Develop interview skills through learning assessments and intakes upon resident admission
  • Conduct one-on-one interview sessions with residents to see knowledge of disease process
  • Participate in outreach with case manager on clients who have been discharged
  • Co-facilitate groups as they pertain to resident quality of life in an institutional setting
  • Maintain confidentiality of all residents care information
  • Attend various meetings: Palliative Care, Care Plan
  • Various general administrative responsibilities
  • Other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate, as discussed with the Director of Social Work

Applicants must be interested in directly working with an underserved population. Reliable and professional-minded students are encouraged to apply.

Internship Offered: Fall, Spring

Deadlines for Application: September 15, February 1

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“Interning with the Social Services Department is a great and rewarding experience. I have learned about the different aspects of social services by doing hands on work to prepare me for my future career as a social worker. What I cherish the most is the opportunity to work with and speak 1:1 with many of the residents. They give me hope about life because of the energy and wisdom they bring forth despite the many obstacles they face.”
William Bullock, Rutgers University, Social Work Intern

Community Health Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Represent facility at Health Fairs and Community Events
  • Research various opportunities for HIV/AIDS Awareness Program
  • Develop AIDS Education curriculum
  • Design & conduct inventory management of education media
  • Assist with the AIDS Community Education (ACE) Program for school children
  • Facilitate fundraising programs
  • Various general administrative responsibilities

Applicants must be interested in representing Broadway House at off-site events. Reliable and professional-minded students are encouraged to apply.

Internship Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Deadlines for Application: February 1, June 1, and September 15

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“Interning at the Broadway House has made me realize that HIV/AIDS is not a thing of the past. There is a need for education in the youth of the country because recent data shows they have high infection rates. This internship has taught me about many of the issues surrounding people living with AIDS. I will always remember my experience at Broadway House.”
Joanna Fuentes, Montclair University, Community Health Intern

Medical Office Intern

Responsibilities:

  • Answer telephones and perform data entry
  • Audit and file medical charts
  • Gather and prepare medical charts for storage
  • Various general administrative responsibilities

Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited Medical Office program of study. Reliable and professional-minded students are encouraged to apply.

Internship Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Deadlines for Application: February 1, June 1, and September 15

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