Internship Opportunities

Hospitality House is fortunate to be surrounded by many stellar institutions of higher education. We have positioned ourselves to be a Learning Lab for students seeking their Associates Degree, Bachelors Degree, and Masters Degree at Appalachian State University, Lees-McRae College, Caldwell Community College, and Wilkes Community College. We offer a variety of unpaid internships as well as a work-study program. 



Nonprofit Management

Grant Writing

Fundraising & Development

Public Relations & Marketing

Communications & Social Media

Graphic Design


Social Work



Public Administration

Criminal Justice

Food & Nutrition

Public Health

Culinary Arts

Agriculture & Gardens

Sustainable Development

Exercise Science

Recreation Management

Interdisciplinary Studies 

Pre-Med, Biology

Appropriate Technology

Industrial Design

Computer Information Systems

Finance & Accounting



Fall Internships: 

Applications Open: March - May

Interviews Concluded by: May 30th 


Spring Internships: 

Applications Open: August - October

Interviews Concluded by: October 31st 


Summer Internships: 

Applications Open: December - February

Interviews Concluded by: February 28th



Street: 338 Brook Hollow Road

Mail: PO Box 309

Boone, NC, 28607


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Hospitality House, a regional nonprofit homeless services agency, works in seven rural North Carolina counties (Watauga, Wilkes, Ashe, Avery, Alleghany, Mitchell, Yancey) providing housing, shelter, hunger relief, homeless prevention, street outreach, counseling and crisis assistance. Since 1984, the mission of Hospitality House has been to rebuild lives and strengthen community by providing a safe, nurturing, healthy environment in which individuals and families experiencing homelessness and poverty-related crises are equipped to become self-sufficient and productive. Federal Tax ID 56-1442966.

Non-Discrimination Policy: Hospitality House does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, class, income status, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients. As an intern you are expected to represent the Hospitality House and adhere to our Non-Discrimination Policy. 

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