This internship will provide on-the-job training, hands-on learning, classroom instruction and ongoing support for individuals with limited child care experiences and credentials. It will provide a structured program for individuals to receive their Child Development Associate (CDA), work with children, and have hands-on experience in classrooms. Upon completion of their 5 -6 month training, students will continue working full-time in one of ECA’s classrooms while they apply for their CDA (Child Development Certification) and obtain their credential.
Your next career is waiting for you at ECA!
Our paid internship program provides individuals with the opportunity to receive a Child Development
Associate (CDA) credential* while gaining experience in early education classrooms at ECA!
Gain classroom experience while working for ECA as a full-time, benefited employee.
Paid study time while working toward CDA credential.
Monetary bonuses for completing program milestones.
Continued employment opportunity with ECA after program completion.
No nights or weekends!
*The CDA is a nationally recognized credential awarded to individuals who complete specified training, pass an exam andcomplete an assessment. The CDA prepares those seeking opportunities to work in early childhood education to meet children’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual development.
ECA is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive wages,generous PTO, 403b retirement plan, medical and dental insurance, and more! Learn more about benefits at ecalliance.org/home/careers
Internship opportunity is located in Fort Wayne, IN and will begin in late October!
Interested? Contact Christin Bailey at 260-222-7959 for more information
Location(s): Beacon Learning Program, Downtown Learning Program
Age Requirements: 18 years or older
Degree Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent, GED
Travel Requirements: No
Language Requirements: English
Status: Full-Time (40 Hours)
Work Nights or Weekends: No