Pathways Internship

Looking for a Summer 2017 internship? Apply for one at the Department of Human Resources through the Executive Pathways Program.

The program is looking to focus on building a diverse workforce by developing the talents of students as they prepare for professional employment, with the goal of students having the opportunity to learn how public policy is developed and implemented within a large and complex government organization.

Applications will be available online on October 14th, 2016.

Requirements:

  • Senior undergraduate status OR enrolled in a graduate program of study in public administration, public health administration, social work, law, human services, political science, statistics, or another related area (like psychology!).
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Be a citizen or have permission to work in the United States

Materials needed for application:

  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Unofficial transcript
  • Resume

Please see the attached flier for more information about DHS and how to apply.

 

Lauren M. Crepeau ’16
English, Communication Studies, and Women’s Studies
lmcrepeau@stkate.edu
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Research Training for Undergrads

Are you an undergraduate looking for field research to put on your resume? Then look no further than the program of Translational Research in Psychological Sciences: Human Factors at Texas Tech University. Human factors can be defined as how people interact with technology. The program is seeking undergrads who are in the psychological or social sciences, especially female students, first generation students, minority students, and students who have not conducted research.

Applications are due by January 1, 2017.

The program starts June 5, 2017, and will last for 8 weeks. Participants will work closely with a faculty member of the Texas Tech University on behavioral research that has  applications to real-world problems, such as enhancement of student learning, substance use and misuse, driving, human-robot interactions, and so much more.

Training includes professional development seminars, graduate school preparation, and a special presentation by a successful alumnus now working in industry. The grant will pay for student lodging, meals and travel, and a $4000 stipend.

Requirements for application:

  • 3.3 GPA or above
  • Junior or Senior Standing
  • Good academic standing
  • Apply by January 1, 2017

To apply and view more details, visit their website.

 

Lauren M. Crepeau ’16
English, Communication Studies, and Women’s Studies
lmcrepeau@stkate.edu

 

Volunteer Opportunity

Darkness into Light Resources is an online organization that provides people with mental illness(es) and their friends and family with education and resources to get them the help they need.

All types of work are available (data entry, blogging, editing, etc.) and can be completed remotely from home. For more information about Darkness into Light Resources visit their website.

Requirements:

  • 5-10 hours a week
  • weekly meeting with supervisor either in-person or via Skype
  • Must have access to a Google Drive

Any questions or want to apply? Contact Krista at d2lresources@gmail.com

 

Lauren M. Crepeau ’16
English, Communication Studies, and Women’s Studies
lmcrepeau@stkate.edu

Looking for paid and relevant experience? Explore Career Ready Internships!

The Center for Community Work and Learning has great opportunities for students to work for non-profit organizations this fall semester through the Career Ready program!

The Fall 2016 Career Ready internship positions are below. See KatieCareer for full position listing. As part of the Career Ready Program through St. Kate’s Center for Community Work and Learning, interns work 12 hours per week, are paid $11.25 per hour, and are provided a bus pass or parking permit for the semester.  Interns are required to attend program workshops. Applications for Career Ready Positions are on-going and sent to sites as they are received. The deadline to apply is September 10 (though a couple deadlines are later). Search for Career Ready under “on campus jobs.”

 Cedar Riverside Adult Collaborative:  Marketing and Communications Intern

English Learning Center:  Student Advocate

National Parkinson Foundation:  Social Media Specialist

Twin Cities Housing and Development Corporation:  Cultural Liaison, Liberty Plaza

Twin Cities Housing and Development Corporation:  Plus STEM Intern, Liberty Plaza

Gardening Matters:  Seed Libraries Advocate

Carondelet Village:  Activities Assistant

Keystone Community Services: Mobile Food Shelf Intern