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Employment / Internship Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Hopeful Beginnings is not currently hiring, but please feel free to submit your resume to for future opportunities

Internship Opportunities

Hopeful Beginnings offers internships for social work students working towards their Master’s Degree. Internships are offered throughout the year and the agency will work with individual students to meet the needs of their school’s program.

Two internship opportunities are available:

Teen Parenting: Interns will work hand in hand with the Teen Parenting Coordinator in conjunction with our Teen Parenting Program contracted through High School District 214. Interns will work with these students by having the opportunity to facilitate 2-3 weekly group counseling sessions, provide options counseling, complete assessments, and provide referrals and individual counseling as needed.

Agency Intern (General): Interns will work at our main office in cooperation with maternity social workers. Interns will gain experience in case management, counseling for birthing persons experiencing postpartum depression/anxiety, grief and loss of a pregnancy and/or difficulty transitioning to motherhood. Ideal for second year interns with some client experience.

Hopeful Beginnings also provides opportunities for students to participate in outreach events with staff and attend clinical and staff meetings. Typically, hours will be from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m, however, students should have some flexibility in schedule to attend some evening/weekend events throughout the fiscal year. Students will need to have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation – due to driving to various high schools in the northwest suburbs.


Days available for internships include: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.


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