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Become an Intern Today!

Thank you for your interest in learning more about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
We pride ourselves in making every effort to ensure that the intern learning process here is rewarding and
impactful.

The mission of Affirmations is to provide a welcoming space where people of all sexual orientations, gender
identities & expressions, and cultures can find support and unconditional acceptance, and where they can learn,
grow, socialize and have fun.

Currently we accept intern applications for both graduate and under-graduate students. Our counseling program
is specific to the graduate students and the various other areas are open to under graduate students. We know
that the experiences our interns take with them have the ability to positively impact the LGBT community as a
whole.

Flexible Internship Options
Internship hours can be served during our regular hours of operation: Monday through Saturday, 9am – 9pm.
Below are the variety of learning areas that we offer internships:

o Counseling (Adult – Individual & Group)

Contact: Lydia Hanson, (248) 677-7223

o Advocacy/political organizing

Contact: Megh Hollowell, (248) 677-7230

o Fund Development/Fundraising

Contact: Angela Gabridge, (248) 677-7211

o Communications/Writing/Editing/Graphic design

Contact: Cassandra Varner, (248) 677-7227

o Program Development

Contact: Johnny Jenkins, (248) 677-7226

o Volunteer Management & Coordination

Contact: Mark McMillan, (248) 677-7224

o Special Events Coordination

Contact Lisa Ross, (248) 677-7215

Supervision levels 
For counseling students, the site supervisor on staff has an LMSW. We do not currently have LLCs on staff. Other interns are supervised by staff with various degrees. Each application is reviewed individually and based on its own situation.

We will contact you as soon as possible to talk more about current internship openings at Affirmations. Please
note that you will be required to complete a criminal background check prior to interning here at Affirmations.

Thank you again for your interest in learning more about the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
If you have questions or need additional information, please feel free to call the point of contact listed above in conjunction with your area of interest.  Thank you. 

Apply to Affirmations' Internship Program

If interested, please complete the application and either fax it to 248-541-1943 OR email it to the point of contact listed above in conjunction with your area of interest.

 


 

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