CWF will begin recruiting and hiring paid interns September 2024 for the 2025 Tax Season.

Intern with CWF!

Campaign for Working Families is seeking highly motivated, mature individuals to fill its Tax Associate Internship positions. Tax Associates prepare and review tax returns and provide operational and administrative support at CWF tax sites across Philadelphia and Southern NJ.  This opportunity is available to students enrolled at a college and/or university eligible for work-study. Students are encouraged to apply regardless of their major. An internship with CWF offers a rich, multifaceted experience that will enrich your academic and professional journey! Want to join the CWF team? Email your resume and a cover letter to Elizabeth Olson at

Why intern at CWF?

Tax Certification

Earn industry-recognized VITA/TCE Certification(s) 

Skill Development

Gain real-world experience in tax preparation and learn to navigate tax software.

Professional Coaching

Receive one-on-one coaching from experienced tax professionals and non-profit managers

Networking Opportunities

Build valuable relationships within the industry and the non-profit sector

Community Engagement

Work directly with diverse populations to foster a deeper understanding of community needs

Social Impact

Contribute to a cause that directly impacts the well-being of low-income individuals and families

Increased Employability

Attain practical work experience making you a more competitive candidate in the job market

Intern Voices: Sharing Our CWF Journey

“My favorite thing about interning at CWF is working with people that are passionate about the work they do and the communities they serve. Everyday, I am able to learn something new. CWF is a wonderful place to work!”

– Carolina, Spring ‘23 Intern

“I love the community that you join when you work at CWF. My site is like one big family and has worked together for many years. Despite being new, they welcomed me in and took care of me.”

– Devonte, Spring ‘23 Intern

“Everyone at CWF is extremely friendly and I never feel uncomfortable asking lots of questions. I am so grateful to the CWF staff for always helping me broaden my knowledge!”

– Indira, Spring ‘23 Intern

Interns have recently joined CWF from the following colleges:

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