Calling All College Students

Start a Fulfilling Career While You’re Still in College

Are you interested in an internship? Bright Horizons® offers a wide range of opportunities for your college years…and beyond. Come talk to us about practicums, job shadowing, and flexible part-time positions to help you become the best early childhood teacher you can be. We offer a work environment that encourages growth, diversity, and professionalism; one where teachers make an impact on a child’s growth and learning every day. Some of the opportunities we offer:

  • The Bright Futures scholarship program offering scholarships to students pursuing degrees in early childhood or related fields.
  • Flexible work options to meet your schedule
  • Opportunities including substitute, in-home caregiver, seasonal worker, and more!

Bright Horizons is the only childcare company named as one of FORTUNE magazine’s "100 Best Companies to Work For." To learn more about our flexible part-time positions, visit us at

Explore Internships, Practicums, & Student Teaching Opportunities

Internships are the first step to a great career. Whether you’re studying early childhood/elementary education, child & family studies, or psychology, an internship or practicum placement in a Bright Horizons’ classroom or with our leadership team will prepare you to work with young children. The best news: we hire more than half of the students who are placed with our company. Inquire today about our student experiences and learn what sets Bright Horizons apart from the rest.

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What Makes Bright Horizons Unique

Culture: We pride ourselves on our World Class Welcome, our workplace inclusion and diversity, and our commitment to environments in which each person feels fully supported and comfortable bringing his or her full self to work. We’re also a company that believes in giving back, with many of our employees volunteering with the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children.

Curriculum Quality: We are proud that the majority of our eligible centers successfully achieve NAEYC or similar accreditation. We’re equally proud of our teachers who create environments that support children to become confident, successful, lifelong learners; and who use our World at Their Fingertips® curriculum and the Teaching Strategies GOLD tool to actively observe, document, and assess.

Career Path: We offer more than a “job,” we offer a career path that will challenge and engage you, while growing your knowledge and experience in the early childhood field. Many of our company’s leaders started as interns or part-time college students. When the time is right, you can apply for a position with us and be eligible to receive a special sign-on bonus.

Additional Opportunities: As a Bright Horizons intern or employee, you will be invited to attend local trainings/workshops on early childhood topics. You’ll have access to money-saving discount programs for commuting expenses, cell phone plans, movie tickets, gym memberships and more. Students who are hired and work 20+ hours are also eligible for our tuition reimbursement program.

Talk to us today about getting started on your Bright Horizons career.

"As a student teacher, I realized that I loved the interactions, the philosophies, the parent partnerships and the overall approach to learning at Bright Horizons. I looked forward to coming to the classroom and learning new things. After my course was complete, I didn't want to leave. I had grown to love the children and the staff that I interacted with every day. "
-Lovell F., Bright Horizons teacher in Ft. Washington PA