Internships Offered by our Collaborators

The Office of Internships and Career Services creates strong and sustainable relationships with a variety of organizations. Some of these Community-University Partnerships have been created through OICS, faculty, staff members and students of the Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Lincoln University.

Please find information about internship opportunities and learn more about our partners.

Crossroads, Inc.

Contact Person:
Heather Long
Associate Director
(909) 626-7847
250 W. First Street, Suite 254
Claremont, CA 91711

Working closely with the Executive Director and the Associate Director, the intern will learn and work on all aspects of administration of Crossroads, a Claremont non-profit organization. Crossroads assists women transitioning from prison in becoming self-sufficient.

Requirements and responsibilities:

  • Days of internship are Mondays and either Tuesdays or Wednesdays.
  • The intern is asked to attend the monthly Crossroads Board of Director’s meeting (the third Wednesday of the month from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)
  • Opportunity to participate in and conduct grant searches and work with Associate Director to write grant applications and reports.
  • Write and produce a newsletter.
  • Update Crossroads website.
  • Get involved in other projects as needed.
  • This internship also requires a TB skin test

Pomona Economic Opportunity Center

Contact person:
Director Suzanne Foster
(909) 397-4215
1682 West Mission Boulevard
Pomona, CA 91766

The mission of the Pomona Economic Opportunity Center is to provide an opportunity for day laborers to find safe work at a fair wage, to organize and advocate for themselves in relation to policies that impact their lives, to obtain new trades and skills that improve their employability and quality of life, and to improve the overall conditions for all immigrant workers. To achieve these goals the Center engages in a variety of activities including labor rights education and employer mediation, improving access to resources in the local community and building coalitions, providing educational opportunities on worker and immigrant rights, identifying training opportunities in work and language skills, development of strong day laborer leaders through organizing and trainings, and advocacy to promote or change policies that impact low-wage immigrant workers. In addition to its main site in Pomona, the PEOC organizes day laborers among informal street corners in the Inland Empire.

Pomona Unified School District

Pomona Unified School District serves approximately 30,000 Pre-K – 12 students and 17,000 adult learners at forty-four schools. Interns will support existing programs that enrich the lives of students and encourage service learning.

Youth Counseling groups, anti-bullying projects, service learning, faith based roundtable, teen court

Contact Person
Paul Knopf
800 S. Garey Avenue
Pomona, CA 91766

REAL Connections - A Program of Community Senior Services

Contact Person:
Brandi Orton - Director
141 Spring St.
Claremont, CA 91711

Our program provides assistance with day to day activities for seniors that want to stay living independently in their own homes. Our volunteers can provide many different things; rides to the doctor’s office, trips to the grocery store, help with technology, reading mail to those with limited vision, or even just changing lights bulbs or playing cards with the senior. The best part is, you tell us what you would like to do and we will connect you with a senior that needs you! To find out more information on making a difference in a seniors life today, just call the office! We would love to hear from you!

Rosewood United Methodist Church

Contact person
Dr. David Jamir

We are an Urban Commuter church, primarily multi-generational, Filipino congregation. Our neighborhood is Hispanic, both of Mexican and Central American descent. We will accommodate and be flexible with the intern. We require that the intern be part of our Sunday worship and ritual. Two internship opportunities are available:

Youth Coordinator

The intern is responsible to working with youth; lead Discipleship formation activities. Also, the intern is responsible to develop relevant youth and young adult activities. The intern will work closely with the Pastor and parents.

Community Organizing

A bilingual person in English and Spanish is preferred if at all possible but we will take someone self-starter and motivated. Intern must love being out connecting with people through ministry, leadership and advocacy.

Unity of Pomona

A New Thought Interfaith Community Promoting Peace & Understanding through Spiritual Practices, Study & Service.

Contact Person:
Rev. Jan Chase
524 E. Pasadena
Pomona, CA 91767

Position Title: Minister

  • Work with our Part-time Youth Education Director to Help develop and support an interfaith Youth and Family Interfaith Program based on Truth Teachings found in many religious traditions, and Holidays found throughout the year. The children and youth will not only know about many religions but will understand the days and stories around some of their Holy Days and create an Interfaith Calendar through this work. They will also begin to realize that all religious traditions have similar core beliefs and at the same time bring diverse gifts to the world. This program will be held at 10:30 am Sunday mornings with extra events occasionally.
  • Work with our minister to attend and videotape services, events, interfaith activities and community services and help put them on our website: and social media. This means being involved and exposed to a growing interfaith community and to amazing interfaith collaboratives in the Pomona Valley including with the Department of Children and Family Services, with the Pomona Unified School District, and with our local Mental health agencies (NAMI and TriCity). Services are held at 10:30 am on Sunday mornings.
  • Work in our office (or from home) to help with Communication on facebook, email, website. Help plan events, make flyers, etc. according to interest and gifts and needs.