UrbanPromise Trenton partners with area universities to offer internships to qualified college students in their field of study. Both in the UPTrenton classroom and behind the scenes, these volunteers bring another level of care to our children, become role models for our StreetLeaders, and provide valuable assistance with communications, computers, and social media. We offer year-round internships and summer internships. Call our office, 609-566-4673, to learn more about our intern program and see how you can expand your horizon while serving children and teens in Trenton.

To intern for UrbanPromise Trenton during the school year, contact your school’s field-education or work-study program administrator!

2020 Summer Camp Teacher Internship

UrbanPromise Trenton is seeking hardworking college students to work in our summer camp program. Interns will teach inner-city children ages 6 – 13 participating in the camp and mentor our teenage StreetLeaders who are all high school students in Trenton. Interns will work with our Academic Director and other key staff before the camp begins to develop curriculum for the summer. During the camp interns will teach one of four classes and lead activities for the campers, while guiding the high school students who also work with the children.

Dates of Employment:

Mid to late June, part-time and July 6 – August 6 full-time. Full time is Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM to 4 PM with a half hour break for lunch, and Fridays, 8:00 AM to 1 PM. Part time hours in June will be approximately 25 hours for training, planning, and preparatory work for the camp program. In August there will be one week of cleaning and debrief.


Stipend of $2000 for the summer


  • Enjoy working with children
  • Pass background checks
  • Provide own transportation and housing

Preferred candidates will have:

  • Urban education, elementary education, or physical education major
  • Teaching experience
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Spanish language fluency is needed for one camp location

To apply: Please email your cover letter, resume, and application to