APPLES internships are unique, intense experiences in service for either the spring semester or summer break. Students intern at a variety of nonprofit and governmental agencies, receive funding ($1,200 for spring and $2,500 for summer) and are enrolled in a service-learning course (three-credit hour course through the School of Social Work in the spring and a one-credit hour online course through the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in the summer). APPLES interns are considered staff in their organizations and have a great deal of responsibility as well as professional growth opportunities. Interns also receive individualized academic instruction from a faculty member and hands-on experience that will help them grow as community leaders.
Read about Kelly Sousa’s service-learning internship experience in the Carolina Center for Public Service annual report.