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Continuing our commitment to support the education of early childhood professionals, the ECRC is proud to host students enrolled in Associate or Bachelor Degree programs. Internships are created based on the needs of the student as well as current needs of the ECRC. Hours can be flexible according to your school/work schedule. 


Below are areas that could be part of the internship:


Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning there is a parent/child engagement program at 9:30am

Tues, Wed, Thursday mornings read to children in the library


Creative Activities

Help to organized the Inspiration Station into themes and organized themed activities for children

Personalized and changed two large bulletin boards

Ideas for teachers can be researched and showcased on the Production Lab bulletin board

File Folder/Activity Folders can be researched, made and handed out to parents so they can practice kindergarten readiness activities at home

Create signage for outreach programs


Specialized Activities

Working on the Web site to add text or photos

Working with social media, such as writing text for emails or e-blasts

Writing copy for fundraising letters

Organize, sort and pack books for the SPARK lessons



Each of our staff can be shadowed for a day or a program.

The Early Childhood Specialists work with area child care centers in a teaching and mentoring role.

Parent Partners teach families of 4 year olds prescribed lesson plans as they help the parent and child get ready for kindergarten.  Families are met in their homes or community locations in targeted neighborhoods.

The Parent Engagement Coordinator works with local agencies to bring parenting education into community centers and schools.

The Development Director meets with potential funders both businesses and individuals.


Cooperative Shadow

Many of the agencies we work with have agreed to allow interns to shadow.  We will help you to arrange times to shadow at the other agencies.


This is a non-paid internship.

Students enrolled in early childhood education, human development/family studies, marketing or communications or related fields are encouraged to apply at least 3 months prior to your internship semester. 

To apply for an internship, contact  330-491-3272 




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