CONNECTICUT ASSOCIATION FOR HUMAN SERVICES
10 Bartholomew Avenue, Suite 4030
Hartford, CT 06106-2201
INTERNSHIP CONTACT: Jillian Gilschrest, firstname.lastname@example.org
AGENCY FUNCTION: Founded in 1910, CAHS is an independent statewide non-profit,
and works to promote family economic security (FES) strategies that empower
low-income working families to achieve financial independence. CAHS’s mission
is to end poverty and engage, equip and empower all families in Connecticut to
build a secure future. CAHS is known for bringing together diverse interests –
concerned citizens, policy makers, human service providers, corporate leaders,
labor leaders, academics, state and municipal organizations and religious
INTERN ACTIVITIES: Interns will assist with secondary research, policy analysis,
report compilation, grant writing, literature review, draft/deliver testimony,
and provide other support as needed.
can also work on diverse issues, including early care and education, health
care, hunger and nutrition, financial education, work supports, tax policy, and
other poverty reduction strategies at the federal, state, and local levels.
INTERNSHIP AVAILABLE: FALL: Yes; SPRING: Yes; SUMMER: Yes
STIPEND: Available only during summer. Non-academic credit internship.