NAMI Austin offers paid and unpaid internship positions for individuals wishing to gain hands-on experience in the non-profit sector.  Join us in eliminating the stigma surrounding mental illnesses, affecting positive changes in the mental health system, and increasing the public and professional understanding of mental illnesses as a NAMI Intern.

Please note, we do not offer clinical internships.

Types of Internships

Types of Internships

NAMI Austin has various ways to gain hands-on experience!

Communications & Events Internship

The Communications & Events Intern is responsible for supporting the development team in executing various NAMI Austin events, including Mind Matters, NAMIWalks, and Mental Health Month. Click here for details.

Program Support Internship II 

Work with our Director of Operations to ensure our community has access to mental health resources and information. Learn about local resources while gaining interpersonal and organizational skills. Click here for details. This is a paid internship; preference will be given to students who have previously interned or volunteered with NAMI Austin.

Application Process

Application Process

Applications are now closed for Summer 2019 and Fall 2019.

Applications for Spring 2020 internships will open in Fall 2019.

Current applicants

If you are selected for an in person interview, a member of our staff will contact you. If you are not selected, you will be notified via email within one month of the end of the priority application deadline. If you have any questions, please email us at Due to limited availability, please do not call or stop by the office without an appointment.