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 Expanding Horizons Internships


Since 1995, CRF's Expanding Horizons Internships (EHI) has provided high school students from the greater Los Angeles area the opportunity to participate in an innovative program which provides students with professional skill-building, community awareness, and college preperation, as well as a paid summer internship.

CRF is now accepting applications for the 2016 Expanding Horizons Internships Program!


What are the requirements?

Students who meet all of the following criteria:

  • Neither parent has a college degree from a four-year institution
  • Be eligible for the Free/Reduced Meals Program at their school
  • Be eligible to work in the United States
  • Be a high school junior or sophomore

Sophomores can only apply for the alternate position. Sophomores are given an exclusive opportunity to participate in all of EHI's seminars. As well as get a paid summer internship, if one becomes available. However, CRF does not guaranteed that alternates will be place at internships.

How do I apply?

Follow the four steps below. Deadline is January 22, 2016.

Step 1: Complete Application Part I - Must be submitted online.

Step 2: Complete Application Part II - Mailed along with required documentation to address below.

Step 3: Parent/Legal Guardian Agreement Form - Signed by parent/legal guardian and mailed to address below.

CRF/Expanding Horizons Internships
601 S. Kingsley Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90005

Step 4: Check the email you provided on your application on a regular basis. You will receive a confirmation and additional information.

The 2016 Expanding Horizons Internships Program dates are the following:

Group A dates*:
Seminars - March 21 to July 15
Paid Internships - June 16 to July 13 (total of 134 hours)

Group B dates*:
Seminars - March 21 to August 12
Paid Internships - July 14 to August 10 (total of 134 hours)

Click here for complete list of dates. *Dates are subject to change.

For more information contact Esme Leon at or (213) 316-2109.