NDC Internships and Research Assistantships

Gain work experience and build skills by doing an internship or research assistantship with us! You’ll have the opportunity to work closely with NDC staff through a mentoring partnership to develop professional skills in your area of interest.

We are looking for interns and research assistants who are as excited about our work as we are! These opportunities provide experiential learning for students wishing to gain practical work experience – no previous experience is required. You might be a good fit if you are reliable and organized, have strong communication skills, and can work independently as well as part of a team.

Read below to learn more about internship and research assistantship opportunities with the NDC team. All positions are paid and can be done remotely, unless the description says otherwise. Hourly rates will align with the pay scale for student employees at the University of Texas at Austin. We are looking for people who can commit to working with us for 10-19 hours per week for at least a semester.

Currently open positions can be found below. Applications are welcome at any time. To apply, send an email to help@nationaldeafcenter.org with your resume and cover letter, and include the role you are seeking in the subject line.

Communications Team Intern

 This internship is open to HS seniors and Postsecondary students at the undergraduate or graduate levels. This position is a remote, paid opportunity for up to 15/hrs per week.

Your email should include:

  • Subject Line: Desired department (Communications or Media)
  • A one-page resume with relevant experience. If you have no experience, please indicate this in the email.
  • A short cover letter explaining why you want to intern at NDC and what you hope to learn.
  • At least one social media handle (must be public).

The Communications Intern will support social media and web-based projects for NDC. Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Video content creation
  • Graphic design
  • Data entry
  • Other tasks as needed

Media Intern will support various video-related projects not limited to:

  • Editing
  • Content pulls
  • Storyboarding
  • Asset management
  • Video content creation

Please feel free to send any questions to help@nationaldeafcenter.org.

NDC Interns Braden Hamaker, Kyree Fisher, Aliyah Castillo, and Lydia Kopp