APPROVED INTERNSHIP SITES
*Please note that the organizations listed have already been approved and have accepted interns in the past. You must call to
verify that the organization is accepting interns. If there is an agency/company you would like to intern for and is not on the
list, please contact the internship coordinator with the information regarding the internship site along with a contact person
and phone number. The coordinator must approve the agency/company before the student may register.
AGENCY CONTACT CONTACT INFO PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
AAA-Aging Henri Eatorl 362-5200
ACCION Texas Jordana Barton 507-4283 Positions in Marketing and
firstname.lastname@example.org Outreach/Fundraising. Provides credit to small
businesses that do not have access to loans.
AGORA Edgar Ackerman 270-7421
Adoption Affiliates Janus Couve 824-9977
Alamo Area Mutual Housing Tina Ramirez 210-731-8030 Develop outcome measures that will demonstrate
Association (Resident service email@example.com the effectiveness of housing based learning
Director) centers in meeting the needs of residents
Alamo Area Community Anna Cooksey 210-207-6007 Multi-sector coalition working together to
Information System (AACIS) provide access to information resources for
purposes of improving educational, social, and
Alamo Area Council of 210-362-5217 or Helps persons of any age care for loved ones
Governments-Bexar Area 362-5254 over 60 years of age or older regardless of
Agency on Aging income
Alamo Children’s Advocacy Leah Collisson 210-675-9000 Provides services in a safe environment for child
Center (Child Safe) and teen victims of sexual abuse
Alcohol Rehabilitation Center Darrel Vankirk 210-633-0201 Offers residential treatment including counseling
and structured living for recovering chemically
*Alpha Home Melanie Lanes 210-735-3822 No Undergraduates: Residential and outpatient
chemical dependency treatment to medically
indigent adult women.
AmeriCorps*Vista Go Center Jennifer Tywater 512-427-6198 Manage in Communities in Schools to encourage
Program Jennifer.tywater@THEC and motivate students to enroll in college
American Cancer Association 210-614-4211 For positions www.cancer.org select
professionals and then location
American Cancer Society Aracley Torres 595-0225
American Heart Association 1)Sarah Patterson 1)210-614-4121 Provides research, health education, and CPR
2) Ginger McAnear 2) 210-617-2600 training. For employment opportunities
American Red Cross Karen Smithart 210-224-5151 ext 248 www.saredcross.org
Any Baby Can of San Antonio 210-227-0170 Support center helping families whose children
have chronic or critical illness and disabilities.
ARTPACE Megan Smith 210-212-4900 Educational/curatorial as well as PR
firstname.lastname@example.org development internships available.
Association of Retarded Sonya 210-490-4300 Provide services to small caseload , assessment,
Citizens www.thearcofsanantonio. referral, home visitation, and family support.
Austin-Travis County Mental Cindy Martinez 512-209-7032 Provides intervention and prevention of drug and
Health-Mental Retardation alcohol abuse, truancy, and gang activities.
Center (Roving Leader
Avance Family Support Rita Sandoval 210-220-1788 ext 245 Teaches economically and educationally
Services disadvantaged parents practical skills for
improving their lives, nurturing their children,
and transmitting values
Battered Women’s Shelter Melissa Schulz 210-733-8810 Provides safe shelter, transition to self-
210-930-3669 (violence sufficiency, counseling, and advocacy for
and prevention services) victims of family violence
Basilica of the National Shrine July Moreno De 210-734-4002 Please call.
of the Little Flower Lopez
Bexar County Community Cindy Aguirre 210-335-7464
Supervision and Corrections
Bexar County Juvenile Justice Harris Leonard 210-281-0764
Academy and Alternative
Bexar County Juvenile Richard Garcia 210-531-1941
Bexar County Legal Aid Noemi Galvan- Eling 210-227-0111 Assist attorneys in consumer protection, family,
Association housing and income maintenance
Bexar County Resolution Marlene Lobenz- 335-2941
Big Brothers Big Sisters, Jenna Harkins 210-225-6322 Promotes the positive development of youth
Alamo Area from single-parent families by providing
opportunities for them to experience healthy one-
on-one relationships with caring adult volunteers
Boy Scouts of America Jaime Guiterrez or 210-341-8611 Educational programs that instill values and
John Coyle develop character in youth in order to make
Boys and Girls Club of San James Watson 210-436-0686 Build pride, provide role models, teach social
Antonio skills, and develop leadership abilities in
children ages 6-18
Boysville Jan Curren 210-659-1901 Residential care facility for children who cannot
live at home.
Brighton School, Inc. Amy Patterson 210-826-4492 Serves children 0-three yrs born with
developmental disabilities, and their families
through multifaceted approach involving
education, therapy, mainstreaming, and
Brooks Air Force Base Youth Yolanda Phillips 210-536-2515 Activities for military youth that develops
Activities effective skills, relationships and family
CAMP (Children’s Susan Relley 210-292-3566 Residential camping, respite and rehabilitation
Association for Maximum for children with severe medical, physical, or
Potential) mental disabilities.www.serve.com/campcamp
Catholic Charities Medicaid Sandra Jones 210-354-2447 Provides program awareness to the San Antonio
Outreach Community that include outreach, training,
application assistance, and presentations.
Center for HealthCare 210-731-1300 Provides mental health services to children, teens
Services and adults in Bexar county.
Center for Health Policy Charlene Doria-Ortiz 210-520-8020
Centro del Barrio Matt Munoz 210-922-0103 Provides medical, dental, mental health, nutrition
and social services to economically
disadvantaged, homeless and medically
Centro Med, Inc. Roland Flores 210-227-2801 Social Services
Children’s Bereavement Alisa Juarez 736-4847 Support children 3-24 who have lossed a loved
Center of South Texas email@example.com one
Children’s Shelter Cindy 210-224-1153
Christian Assistance Ministry Hugo Garcia 210-223-6648 ext 202 Provide counseling, nutrition and budget
education, household necessities, qualified
financial aid, employment assistance, and Bible
Christian Senior Services Alexis Kadleck 210-735-2589 Deal with issues of elder abuse
Christus VNA Home Care T.J. Dolotina 210-581-5200 Professional and volunteers providing home
health and hospice care to residents of Bexar
county and surrounding areas.
City of San Antonio Liz Valvida 210-207-7192 Provides services to youth and families with life
Department of Community Deborah Vasquez skills training, counseling, and referral services.
Initiatives (Youth Services
Community Clinic Project Joe Barber 805-8106
Communities in Schools Dr. McDaniel 210-520-8440 School based program that promotes an educated
firstname.lastname@example.org workforce and improved quality of life.
Council on Alcohol and Drug Jane Salazar 210-225-4741 Dedicated to breaking the cycle of addiction
Abuse through innovative outreach and prevention
Council on Independent Robert Martinez 210-599-7711 ext 109 For individuals with severe physical disabilities
Living Abrey Briggs who possess the ability and desire to live
independently, Provides pre-transitional living
training, individual needs for accessibility, and
transitional living training.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Suzanne Taranto 20-829-7267 Public relations, marketing, fundraising,
volunteer management, event management
Daughters of Charity Services Fred Cardenas 210-334-2301 Helps strengthen families and relieve the harmful
of San Antonio effects of poverty.
Ella Austin Community Lucy Pantoja 210-224-2351 ext 115 Works in conjunction with SAPD to eliminate
Center Family Assistance domestic violence in the community. Offers
Crisis Team – San Antonio crisis intervention.
El Centro del Barrio Ana Maria Garza 210-977-8173 Community outreach and special events
Family Service Association of Kristina Walston 210-299-4494 Assist activities for children and lonely seniors,
San Antonio better parenting classes, repairing homes for the
elderly, and delivering holiday gifts to needy
Family Violence Prevention Melissa Schulz 210-930-3669 Provides services to both women and children.
Services, Inc. email@example.com May do either direct which includes placement in
an agency or indirect which includes fundraising,
George Gervin Youth Center Frances Lee 210-804-1786 Provides outreach, assessments, referrals,
Mentor Program parenting classes, life skills training, tutoring,
mentoring, daycare, support groups, and focus
groups on critical teen issues.
Good Samaritan Center Jill Oetttinger 210-434-5531 Offers Child Development program, youth
development program, and adult, family
Goodwill Industries South Campus 210-924-8571 Integrates persons with disabilities into the
Northwest Campus 210-614-1656 community, fostering independence.
Northeast Campus 210-599-7107
Habitat for Humanity Emily Cronenberger 210-223-5203 Internships are in volunteer services, family
emilycronenberger@ services, and research and educational
HACU (Hispanic Association Lisa Anaya 210-576-3250 Minimum 3.0 GPA; Positions in corporations
of Colleges and Universities) (Associate Director and federal agencies
National Internship Program of Student Services)
Healthy Solutions Clinical Jeanette Davolt 210-533-9515 www.chcsbc.org
I Have a Dream Foundation Eva Ramirez 210-229-1535
Inman Youth Counseling Carol Garcia 210-222-9641 Offers free substance abuse treatment,
Center multifamily support groups, and experiential
Intercultural Development Dr. Abelardo 444-1710
Research Association Villareal
JOVEN (Juvenile Outreach Jessica Witten 210-924-0330 Dedicated to outreach, counseling, and structured
and Vocational Education activities for youth at risk of chronic
Network) delinquency, school failure, gang involvement
and substance abuse.
Juvenile Outreach Virginia Vanez 210-924-0330 Curriculum
La Fe Policy and Advocacy Juan Flores 210-208-9494 Research in health insurance and disparities in
Center jflores@lafepolicycenter. health care access among Hispanics in Texas.
org Research assistance w/ possible pay.
La Hacienda Treatment Located in Hunt 1-800-749-6160
Making Connections See list in Internship
Mental Health Association Jessica Haviland 210-614-7566
(Director of research JHaviland@mhasatx.org
Methodist Hospital Yvonne Noble 210-575-4543 Social Service/Case Management
Metropolitan Partnership for Chris 210-224-7278 Anita Ledbetter [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Energy Anita Ledbetter
Mexican American Legal Marisol Perez 210-224-5476
Mission Road Developmental Reverend Jim De 210-334-2417 A residential center for persons with mental
Center Hoog retardation
Native American Center Irma Mathis 210-432-6336
Northwest Vista College Colleen Smith Arrey 210-358-2083
Office of the Attorney General Hortencia Chapa 255-6404
Child Support Division
Parents Anonymous 210-599-1960 Offers parents confidential, non-judgmental
210-657-4748 mutual support or educational groups with
round-the-clock availability and assistance for
helping parents break patterns of abusive
relationships with their children.
Parent Child Incorporated Priscilla Garza 210-922-7075 www.parentchildinc.org
(Head Start Program)
PEACE (Putting an End to Patricia Castillo or 210-533-2729 Assist in monitoring the courts and reporting on
Abuse through Community Monica Lopez court activity. Will be trained in the criminal
Efforts) Initiative justice system as well as family violence issues.
Planned Parenthood Tanya Khalfan 210-736-2244 ext 319 Provides affordable family planning services to
email@example.com women as well education in family planning.
Rape Crisis Center Deana Buril 210-349-7273 Advocates for the rights of rape victims to
firstname.lastname@example.org receive proper medical care, sensitive police
response, and vigorous prosecution of the
RK Catering Rcastaneda@therkgr Sales, procurement, management, contract
oup.com services, and accounting
Roy Maas’ Youth Alternatives Jennifer Farias 830-816-2425 Services for youths that have problems with
homelessness, abandonment, or has been
removed from the home for reasons of
abuse/neglect. Services include counseling and
Salvation Army Cathy Tompkins 210-352-2000 ext 231 Operates social services center, home for girls, a
boys & girls club
San Antonio AIDS 210-225-4715 Provides in-house hospice and health care
Foundation services to people with HIV/AIDS
San Antonio College Regina Pino 733-2347
San Antonio Council on Pam Armstrong 210-225-4741 x101
Alcohol and Drug Abuse
San Antonio Food Bank 210-337-3663 Seeks to overcome hunger by collecting and
redistributing food to emergency pantries and
on-site feeding agencies in 22 counties
SAISD Transition Programs Estella Garza 210-227-1206x126 Collaborative efforts of school districts serving
email@example.com homeless families.
San Antonio Independent Gloria Binik or 210-281-1878 To help enable people with disabilities to live
Living Services (SAILS) Sandy Flanagin independently by providing training in life skills,
job placement, advocacy, information, and
referral counseling. www.sails.org
San Antonio Kids Exchange Shannon White 210-733-3349 Dedicate d to helping children and parents in
divorce situations redefine and restructure
families through this transition.
San Antonio Kidney Disease Kim Cooper 210-228-0774
San Antonio Metropolitan Karen Williams 210-220-1240 ext 230 Offers comprehensive programs that move
Ministries (SAMM) Shelter firstname.lastname@example.org families and individuals from crisis to self-
sufficiency through housing and education.
San Antonio Youth Centers Jim Rowland 210-223-3131 Serves inner city youth at five locations in the
city during out of school hours
San Antonio Youth Literacy Susana Dias 210-299-1533 Promote literacy skills of San Antonio children
(SAYL) who are at risk of school failure because of poor
reading skills. Internships include supporting the
Program Director and the Community
Seton Home Cindy Cliffton 533-4354 Seton Home’s goal is to help our clients progress
from crisis to self-sufficiency through a model of
care that interrupts the recurring pattern of teen
pregnancy, child abuse and neglect and provides
a brighter future for the teens and their children.
Shepherd of the Hills Kark Reash 692-1638
South Texas Injury Prevention Camerino Salazar 210-567-7826 Projects focus on injury prevention with an
and Research Center emphasis on traffic safety, driver behavior, and
Student Conservation www.theSCA.org Must submit all applications by February 2006
Association email@example.com for consideration of Fall 2006.
Texas Department of Mario Trejo 210-337-3181 www.dfps.state.tx.us
Protective and Regulatory
Services (Formerly known as
Child Protective Services or
Texas Youth Commission Roberto Ruiz 210-242-7852
United States Department of www.state.gov
United States Marshals www.usmarshals.gov
United Way Suzanne Carter 210-352-7057 An umbrella organization to many non-profit
University Hospital Child Life
University of Texas Health www.uthscsa.edu
United States Bureau of www.census.gov
UTSA Student health Kathleen Cerosoli 458-4142
UTSA Mexico Center and Harriet Romo 458-2549
Community Action Inc
UTSA Office of Institutional Brian Cordeau 210-458-4705
USO Julie Nichols 210-227-9373 ext 12 Planning and execution of events, business
office, community center, and airport reception.
Visitation House Ministries Yolanda Tarango 735-6910 Education of homeless single mothers and their
Volunteers in Service to Lisa Bernal 210-207-7999 Committed to increasing the capability of low-
America (VISTA) Norma Hampo 210-207-2754 income people to improve the conditions of their
YMCA Social Relations 210-246-9622 Comprehensive system of programs and services
Department supporting families with the care and education
of children, and developing healthy, responsible
YWCA Alma Smith 210-228-9922 Programs and activities to promote positive
firstname.lastname@example.org youth development.
Youth Against Gang Activity Charles Adamson 210-226-4156 Intervention as well as prevention programs
(Y.A.G.A) designed to increase self esteem, prevent drug
and alcohol abuse, prevent/delay gang activity,
and prepare community advocates.
Youth Empowerment Services Claudette Yarbrough 210-735-2341 Mentoring and curriculum implementation