2024 SummerMeals4NCKids Internship Program

Calling all college students!

Are you looking for a meaningful, paid summer internship experience that will allow you to help address food insecurity and child nutrition

If yes, consider applying for the 2024 SummerMeals4NCKids internship program!

No Kid Hungry NC will be offering the SummerMeals4NCKids Internship program for college students to support the Summer Nutrition Program during the summer of 2024. Interns with be hired as paid employees of No Kid Hungry NC at UNC Chapel Hill and will be placed with NC Summer Nutrition Program Sponsors. Most of the time will be focused on projects/activities with the sponsor, but interns will also participate in orientation/training, weekly check-ins, and activities with the No Kid Hungry NC team. NC Summer Nutrition Program sponsors provide free meals to kids and teens during the summer when they are not able to receive school meals. To learn more about the NC Summer Nutrition Program, visit SummerMeals4NCKids.org.


Information for Prospective Interns

Over the course of the summer, interns will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects/activities with a NC Summer Nutrition Program sponsor as well as participate in orientation/training, weekly check-ins, and activities with the No Kid Hungry NC team. Interns will work approximately 320 hours over the summer (not including orientation with No Kid Hungry NC), with number of weeks/hours per week varying depending on the sponsoring organization interns will be working with. Benefits for participating include paid summer employment making $15/hour; training, professional development and networking opportunities; ability to gain new skills and experiences; and being part of a cohort with other interns.  

Additional information can be found in the FAQ for students. You may also email Jessica6@live.unc.edu with questions.


Position Postings

Details of each position will vary somewhat based on the sponsoring organization they are working with. Information on each position and links to apply can be found below.

The deadline to apply for an intern is Monday, April 1, 2024.

Brunswick County Schools Internship 

Cherokee County Schools Internship 

Transylvania County Schools Internship 

Second Harvest’s Providence Program Internship (primary work location in Winston-Salem, NC with frequent travel to local and rural sites)

YMCA of Southeastern NC Internship (primary work location in Wilmington, NC with additional sites in Brunswick, Pender, and Sampson Counties)