Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development is seeking motivated graduate and advanced undergraduate students for Fall 2023 Internships. Our organization provides a collaborative environment where students from across the nation work with our dedicated team to bring our mission to life: to advance and support interdisciplinary scientific research on the impact of digital media on child and adolescent health, development, and well-being; foster public awareness; promote policy that protects young people; and increase human capital in the field. 

Interns have the opportunity to actualize our goal of helping young people lead healthy lives in a digital world by assisting with our programs, including planning and executing our webby-nominated Ask the Experts webinar series, reading and assessing scientific literature, analyzing public policy and legislation, and creating informative, engaging content for our digital platforms. This is in addition to attending weekly staff and intern meetings.    

All internships are remote, and candidates should be authorized to work in the United States. Interested candidates should email their resumes and cover letters to 

We encourage but do not require students to work with their University to receive academic credit for the internship, if appropriate.

Children and Screens offers internship opportunities in the following areas:


  • Will I have to travel to the office? No, Children and Screens is a fully remote organization, and all interns work remotely from their chosen location. Interns should have access to a computer, reliable internet access, and a webcam.

  • Can I change the length of the internship? Each internship requires a minimum of fifteen weeks of participating at least 12 hours a week. Extension beyond this semester-long period may be possible, subject to the satisfaction with work. No academic credit will be awarded if the internship is cut short, with the exception of illness.

  • Do I need to be certified to work in the U.S. to apply for this internship? Yes. Children and Screens can provide letters for CPT and OPT if necessary for international applicants. 

  • Can I receive course credit for this internship? Yes! Children and Screens does offer course credit support and is happy to work with you and your university or college to fulfill any program requirements. 

Children and Screens: Institute of Digital Media and Child Development is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds.