State of NC Internship - Increasing Access to Services for Domestic Violence Survivors
State of North Carolina
 Raleigh, NC

Description of Work

Department: Administration

Division: Council for Women & Youth Involvement

Project Objective: Intern will research strategies to increase access to intimate partner and family violence victim services by supporting the Domestic Violence Commission's subcommittees; access to victim services, access to transportation, language access, mental health services, and batterer intervention programs. Intern will research and communicate strategies that will increase awareness of services and increase access to services particularly in rural communities and for populations that are underserved.

Major Tasks to be Performed: Intern will research successful practices used by health service providers to connect victims to services, communicate with internal and external stakeholders, and summarize findings.

Final Product or Outcome Anticipated: Intern will create a report to be shared with the Domestic Violence Commission and utilized in outreach and community awareness.

Academic Majors Desired: Communications, English, Health Professions, Human Services, Social Sciences, Public Policy, Women's Studies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Intern should have knowledge of domestic violence and victim service agencies. Intern should have strong analytical thinking, problem solving and research skills, as well as strong oral and written communication skills. Preferred experience in Adobe and Microsoft Publisher, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • An applicant must be a permanent North Carolina resident attending a college, university, law school, community college or technical institute in North Carolina or a North Carolina resident attending an equivalent institution out of state.
  • Applicants must carry a 2.5 or greater overall grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must be at least 18 years old by January 1, 2020.
  • Community college students must have completed their first year completed before beginning the internship.
  • Applicants must be continuing their education in the fall following their participation in the program.
  • To qualify for a law internship, applicants must have completed at least one year of law school before the beginning of the internship, unless other majors are listed.
  • Students having previously held paid internships with this program are not eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must be willing and able to work full-time for the entire 10-week internship. Applicants must be able to provide legal proof of identity and work authorization within three working days of employment.

Supplemental and Contact Information

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click “Application Status“. It is not necessary to contact the Council for Women & Youth Involvement Office to check the status of an application.

If you are having technical issues submitting your application, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting, other than your application status, please contact the Council Women & Youth Involvement Office.


NC Department of Administration

Council for Women & Youth Involvement

Attn: Candace Dudley, Internship Coordinator

116 W. Jones Street

Raleigh, NC 27699-1322

Phone: 919-807-4407