More than just an internship

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An eye-opening experience as CRM’s summer intern

Last summer, Lizzy participated in the summer internship program at City Rescue Mission. She was beginning her senior year of college and wanted to gain real-life experience in her field of interest. “I have worked with CRM in the past, but never really understood what a wonderful position they hold within OKC’s community,” Lizzy shares. “I had an amazing experience as an intern this past summer. I will never forget the relationships, experiences and stories that I gained from it.”

Through this internship, Lizzy was exposed to the realities of homelessness, and she gained a new understanding of how important it is to show love to everybody. “I noticed a huge difference in who I am as an individual,” she explains, “and also how I now view homelessness within our city due to my experience this summer.”

If you are interested in learning more about internship opportunities at City Rescue Mission, please contact Treina Castleberry at tcastleberry@cityrescue.org or (405) 232-2709, ext. 110.

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