Want to make a difference?
Are you passionate about mental health and giving back?
Want to join a team of help-givers?
Interested in meeting peers from schools across the country?

If so, consider applying for a 2021 summer internship at The Jed Foundation here. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2021 at 11:59pm.

Interviews for selected internship candidates will be held during the week of April 12th, 2021. All interviewees will be expected to present a topic of their choice for the first 5-minutes of the interview process.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a high school, college or university
    • Undergraduate or graduate level student
  • Passion for helping others and an interest in mental health, emotional wellbeing, and suicide prevention
  • Interest in diversity, inclusion, and equity work in the context of culturally responsive resource development in support of the JED mission
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Creativity and flexibility in working on various projects
  • Ability to work autonomously and complete projects independently, collaboratively, and cross departmentally
  • Interest in exploring the non-profit sector


Work Schedule: 3 Days/Week, 9:00-5:00pm. Schedule may vary based on the individual and the program area.

Hours: Up to 29 hrs per week

This is an unpaid internship but eligible for school credit.

Location: New York City, NY (this is a remote internship)

Start date: June 7th, 2021
End date: August 20th, 2021