Social Work Internships with The Arc

This opportunity is available during the Fall 2022 semester. This is an in person position.

The Arc is the largest national community-based organization advocating for and with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and serving them and their families. We work tirelessly to uphold our vision that every individual and family living with IDD in the United States has access to the information, advocacy, and skills they need to support their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

The Arc Greater Hudson Valley provides innovative, high-quality services including Residential Services, Clinical Services, Day Services, Family Support Services, Guardianship Services, Children’s Education Services, Employment Services, Recreation, Respite and more.

Address: 84 Patrick Lane, Poughkeepsie, NY 


Students have the opportunity to work with The Arcs clinics, alongside residential workers, speech pathology, job coaches, day habs, the HR department, and more.

Desired Skills: 

  • A desire to make a difference in the lives of others
  • A people person

Hours: The clinics are hosted at Tuesday nights. The Arc is open from 8-4 Monday – Friday; Students can register for either 0.5 unit or 1.0 unit of credit ( min. 40 hrs with org over the semester for + 30 hrs of academic work OR min. 80 hr over the semester with org + 60 hours of academic work)

To Apply:  Please email a statement of interest and your resume to

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