McCormick Community Internship: Winter Quarter 2014 – Steans Center

 McCormick Community Internship: Winter Quarter 2014 – Steans Center

Description:

  • Looking for a PAID internship with a community organization?
  • Do you have a strong commitment to SERVICE and ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE?
  • Are you seeking to advance your understanding of Chicago communities?

 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS –

Winter Quarter 2014 Interns

DEADLINE extended: Friday, November 15, 2013 at 5pm

 

This internship is focused on project-based work designed by the student in collaboration with a community partner.  At the end of the year, McCormick interns present their project at the annual Service Speaks conference (May 2014).  Interns receive $1,200 per academic quarter from the Steans Center during the internship experience and are eligible to renew the internship for up to two consecutive quarters.  Examples of past projects include:

  • a local Public Art tour for the Bronzeville Visitor Information Center
  • translating job-training manuals into various languages to help refugees at World Relief
  • formalizing a PR plan for the Inner City Muslim Action Network

For more information, please visit the Steans Center website at steans.depaul.edu and click on the link for the McCormick Community Internship under the “Opportunities” section or email Karly Kattenbraker at kkattenb@depaul.edu.

Application Criteria: Applications will be reviewed by a panel of DePaul faculty, staff, senior level students, community representatives, and Steans Center advisory board members using the following criteria: 

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Undergraduate student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours
  • Community service resume that demonstrates substantial commitment to civic engagement and leadership qualities
  • Previous experience in at least one Community based Service Learning Course
  • A project proposal with timeline attached to the application signed by a community site supervisor
  • A cover letter and current DePaul transcripts (official or unofficial)
  • Letter of recommendation

 

***This internship may qualify for the University Internship Program (UIP) and enable you to receive academic credit and fulfill the Experiential Learning requirement.  For more information, please contact the UIP team at uip@depaul.edu or  visit: http://www.careercenter.depaul.edu/jobs/internships.aspx

 

Before clicking on the link to apply, please log in to https://depaul.experience.com

 

To apply: please visit https://depaul.experience.com/er/cso/opportunities/job_profile.jsp?job_hnd=31199858&affiliation_hnd=12467

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