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Internship Opportunities

As a courtesy, Public Policy Administration at UM-St. Louis posts opportunities for those interested in internships in public policy, administration, or the nonprofit sector. Please refer to the listings for job details, and application information. If you are enrolled in a Public Policy Administration program at UM-St. Louis, and you plan to apply for an internship and receive university credit for it, please contact the PPA internship coordinator, Prof. Terry Jones, at terry.jones@umsl.edu.


 

1/29/18

Arts Administration & Professional Services Internship - Spring 2018
Midwest Artist Project Services (MAPS)

MAPS, a nonprofit dedicated to providing artist professional development and arts project related
services in St. Louis and beyond, is offering a temporary paid internship in Spring
2018.
This position will be responsible for:
• Assisting with MAPS’ Fiscal Sponsorship program: scheduling workshops, answering inquiries, and some program administration;
• Maintenance and growth of COMPASS, a directory of professional service providers in the St. Louis area hosted on MAPS’ website, midwestarts.org;
• Edit and distribute MAPS eNewsletter;
• Attending Board Meetings and recording minutes;
• Assist at MAPS events and workshops.
Internship will begin on or around March 1 and will conclude after approximately 12 weeks.
The scope of work is approximately 60-70 hours. The position will be paid $15/hour. Weekly schedule is flexible.
This internship will provide experience in nonprofit administration, marketing and public relations, fiscal sponsorship, and will offer the opportunity to learn significantly about grants, arts project management, and other aspects of arts administration. Applicants should be able to work independently and manage their own time, meeting goals and expectations with
minimal oversight.
Qualifications and Experience:
• Minimum three years of college; graduate student preferred;
• Interest or study in nonprofit administration, public policy, arts administration,
socially engaged practice, or visual, performing, or literary arts;
• Knowledge of WordPress or other web builder;
• Professional demeanor, telephone manners, and excellent communication skills required;
• Knowledge of St. Louis arts community preferred.

How To Apply:
Send cover letter and resume as separate attachments to Brigid@midwestarts.org and
Liz@midwestarts.org by Feb. 16, 2018. Please use “Internship Application” in your
subject, and please provide clear examples that you can meet the expectations stated above
in your cover letter.

 


 

Posted 1/29/18

Fellowship
Hudson Institute

Company Name: Hudson Institute

Name and title of contact person: Rachel Mackey, Assistant Director, Hudson Institute Political Studies

Type of position: fellowship

Job Description: Hudson Institute Political Studies offers top undergraduates a Summer Fellowship in political theory and practice that broadens and deepens understanding of public policy and American political principles. The Fellowship combines rigorous study of politics and political thought through week-long seminars led by master teachers, policy workshops featuring think tank experts and experienced government officials, and a distinguished speaker series of exemplary figures from public life.  The 2018 Summer Fellowship features seminars that examine Plato’s Republic, Machiavelli’s The Prince, and Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America along with selections from the Bible, Federalist Papers, Lincoln-Douglas Debatesand current scholarship on democratic capitalism and American foreign policy in the Middle East.

Hudson Institute Political Studies is hosted at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and lasts for six weeks.  Students participate free of charge, are given complimentary accommodations, and receive a $3,000 stipend.

Job Qualifications: Applicants must be current undergraduates or recent graduates who have not begun post-graduate work.

Application Procedure: Please apply via our website: www.hudsonpoliticalstudies.org

To apply you will need to fill out basic contact information and provide the following materials:

-Résumé or CV

-Personal Statement in answer to one of the following questions (1,000 words or fewer).

-Writing Sample (15 pages or fewer)

-Letter of Recommendation

The application deadline is February 12, 2018. Applications will be reviewed within three weeks following the deadline. Decisions will be announced by March 6, 2018.

If you have any questions please contact Rachel Mackey (202-974-2424 or rmackey@hudson.org).

Specific hourly/weekly commitment: Jun 17-July 27, 2018 (six weeks) full-time

Salary: $3000 stipend plus complimentary housing for six weeks

Date for posting to be closed: Feb. 12, 2018

 


 

Posted 1/25/18

Community Development Intern
Washington University Medical Center Redevelopment Corporation (WUMCRC)

Location: Washington University Medical Center Redevelopment Corporation (WUMCRC), 4400 Chouteau Ave, St. Louis, MO
Organization Overview: Please Visit our website @ www.wumcrc.com
Position Overview:
Throughout the course of the internship, the candidate will become involved in neighborhood planning, data
collection and analysis, GIS mapping, neighborhood marketing, program development and implementation as well
as a host of special community development‐oriented projects. The preferred candidate must possess the following
skills:
1. Communication (verbal and written)
2. Time Management
3. Critical Thinking
4. Research and Analytical
Primary Responsibilities:
Special Projects:
1. Under the direction of the WUMC Executive Director and other WUMC Staff, lead and implement the
following projects:
a. Development Mapping
b. Neighborhood Profile Projects
i. Research Neighborhood Demographic Data for targeted communities
c. Annual Reports
Various Holistic Approaches:
2. Under the direction of WUMC Staff, assist in the holistic approach to community development, which
includes:
- Physical Development Tracking
- Safety and Security Initiatives
- Forest West Property Inventory
Position Type: Internship/Full‐Time (approximately 20 hours/week: independent contractor). This position may
require evening and weekend attendance.
Salary: $11/hour
Contact Info: Please send resume and cover letter to ashley.johnson@wustl.edu . For questions please call Ashley Johnson at (314) 747‐2336.

 


 

Posted 1/25/18

Community Development Intern
City of University City, Department of Community Development

The City of University City is seeking a qualified individual to fill a zoning/planning internship/part-time planner position in the Department of Community Development.  University City is a vibrant community of about 35,000 and lies at the western edge of the City of St. Louis, Missouri. 

Qualifications:                                  Solid oral and written communication skills and strong research skills required.  GIS experience is a plus. 

Educational Requirements:            Graduate program enrollment in planning, public policy, public administration, urban studies, community development or related field is preferred.

Technical Skills:                               Working knowledge of IBM-compatible software.

Work Requirements:                       Intern must be available to work 12-20 hours per week.  Assist with conducting and reporting on a survey of senior residents, develope a volunteer-based housing assistance program, assist in developing a CDBG-funded home maintenance program, help develop a vacant properties plan, other projects may include public engagement, arts, and sustainability.

Salary:                                                This is an unpaid internship.  Course credit may be available. (Applicants are urged to check with their educational institutions.)

Application Deadline:                      Open Until Filled

Interested applicants may apply by sending/faxing cover letter, resume, and a brief (2-3 page) writing sample to:

Andrea Riganti, Director
University City Department of Community Development
6801 Delmar Boulevard
University City, Missouri 63130
Re: Internship/Part-Time Planner
Facsimile: (314) 862-3168

For more information, please contact Andrea Riganti at (314) 505-8516.  You may visit University City’s web site at www.universitycitymo.org.

 


 

Posted 1/25/18

Planning and Zoning Intern/Part-Time Planner
City of University City, Department of Community Development

The City of University City is seeking a qualified individual to fill an internship/part-time planner position in the Department of Community Development.  University City is a vibrant community of about 35,000 and lies at the western edge of the City of St. Louis, Missouri. 

Qualifications:                                  Solid oral and written communication skills and strong research skills required.  GIS experience required.  

Educational Requirements:            Graduate program enrollment in planning, public policy, public administration, urban studies, business or related field is preferred.

Technical Skills:                               Working knowledge of IBM-compatible software.

Work Requirements:                       Intern must be available to work 12-20 hours per week. Will perform duties including assistance with review of proposed building permit applications for Board of Adjustment, Historic Preservation Commission, and Plan Commission. Field work including public-notice postings and visual audits of neighborhoods. GIS mapping for public hearing notices, mailings, filing and system organization, and general review of zoning codes and permit procedures. Other work may be added depending on experience and time.

Salary:                                                This is an unpaid internship.  Course credit may be available. (Applicants are urged to check with their educational institutions.)

Application Deadline:                      Open Until Filled

Interested applicants may apply by sending/faxing cover letter, resume, and a brief (2-3 page) writing sample to:

Andrea Riganti, Director
University City Department of Community Development
6801 Delmar Boulevard
University City, Missouri 63130
Re: Internship/Part-Time Planner
Facsimile: (314) 862-3168

For more information, please contact Andrea Riganti at (314) 505-8516.  You may visit University City’s web site at www.universitycitymo.org.

 


 

Posted 1/22/18

Public Policy Internships
Alzheimer's Association Greater Missouri Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association Greater Missouri Chapter is seeking candidates for a one or two semester internship focused on Public Policy. Applicants should be undergraduate Seniors or graduate students studying Public Policy Administration and have availability at least two days per week, one of the days being a Wednesday for travel to Jefferson City. For more information contact Pam Gordon at 314-801-0562 or PGordon@alz.org.  Apply with resume and cover letter to PGordon@alz.org by March 15, 2018 for Summer and May 1 for Fall.

 


 

Posted 11/20/17

Community Volunteer Ambassador
National Park Service Rangers

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is looking for a candidate with strong leadership and program coordination skills to participate in the Community Volunteer Ambassador (CVA) program at the Gateway Arch in downtown St. Louis, MO. The CVA will work with Education Department staff and National Park Service Rangers to plan, coordinate and deliver a number of programs to help increase awareness of and engagement with volunteer opportunities with the National Park sites and resources in the St. Louis metro region. This is a 52-week position beginning February 12, 2018.

The CVA program is a national program serving National Park sites across the United States. We are excited to be hosting a position in St. Louis. Here is a link to the National Park Service web page with more information about the program. Here is a link to the NorthWest Youth Corps page with the application information. 

 


 

Posted 10/18/17

Internship
APA Adoption Center

A limited number of internship opportunities are available at the APA Adoption Center throughout the year. These non-paid internships can be completed for college credit with approval of academic institution. Internship schedules are generally flexible to meet individual needs.

The APA Adoption Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing people and pets together, advancing humane education and creating programs beneficial to the human/animal bond. Internships are an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of development, volunteer management, education, community outreach, operations, and marketing while working for a highly respected 100 year organization.

Candidates must be able to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week. The duration of the internship is equivalent to one semester (approximately 12-15 weeks) and are available during the Spring, Summer and Fall.

To apply for internships, please email your resume and a letter of interest outlining your area(s) of focus, how many semesters you will be available, and the days and hours you are available to assistant@apamo.org.

Internship requirements:




The University of Missouri-St. Louis Public Policy Administration posts these internship opportunities as a service. We make no particular recommendations regarding internship organizations or locations. We make no representations or guarantees about positions posted. Public Policy Administration is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions or other aspects of internships. It is your responsibility to investigate these opportunities. If you are enrolled in a Public Policy Administration program at UM-St. Louis, and you plan to apply for an internship and receive university credit for it, please contact the PPA internship coordinator, Prof. Terry Jones, at terry.jones@umsl.edu.