Important Things to Know before Applying

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Thank you for your interest in a Red Cross Internship!

  • Positions are open to students who are enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program
  • Available internship positions vary from year to year according to our needs. The program offers approximately 85 internship positions in almost every Red Cross line of business.
  • Candidates may apply for as many paid and non-paid positions as they desire, however they must apply for a specific position to be considered.
  • Internships are offered year round at our national headquarters office in D.C. and in Red Cross units around the country.
  • Housing and relocation are not provided by the Red Cross.
  • The Red Cross offers both paid and non-paid summer internships.
  • The paid intern salaries range from $10/hour - $20/hour depending on experience, major and educational level.
  • All persons accepting a paid position with the program are required to work 40 hours per week for the entire length of the ten-week summer program. Hours during the school year are flexible in consideration of classroom commitments.

Recently positions in the below departments have been offered:

  • Youth & Young Adult Services
  • Volunteer Management
  • Office of the Ombudsman
  • Office of the General Counsel
  • Preparedness, Health & Safety Services
  • Development
  • Disaster Services
  • Finance
  • Government Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Humanitarian Services
  • Hurricane Recovery Program
  • Information Technology
  • International Services
  • Marketing
  • Public Health & Safety Services
  • Services to the Armed Forces