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The Opportunity

NCFA offers an excellent opportunity for students to join us as we promote a culture of adoption through education, research, and legislative action. Our staff is passionately committed to the belief that every child deserves a nurturing, permanent family, and we ask nothing less from our interns. Students with an interest in adoption, non-profits or charitable organizations, social work, fundraising, communications, or policy are preferred.

The Program

As an intern, you have the opportunity to gain valuable experience and skills working across NCFA’s various programs and departments, or concentrating your work in a specific area of interest or professional focus, including but not limited to: 

  • Public Policy and Advocacy  
  • Event/Conference Planning 
  • Development/Fundraising
  • Research and Publications
  • Communications


Application Deadlines

  • Summer internship applications are due April 31st
  • Fall internship applications are due July 31st
  • Spring internship applications are due November 15th

Late applications may be considered if all positions are not filled.

Program Contact

Amy Wolfe

(703) 299-6633

NCFA Internship Application

Thank you for applying for an internship with National Council For Adoption. This unpaid internship is located in Alexandria, VA, within walking distance of the King Street Metro station and several public bus lines.

Make sure you complete all of the fields. If you have any questions, contact Amy Wolfe at (703) 299-6633 or

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