[Intstuds10] FW: McCormick Community Internship - Deadline Extended: Monday November 21, 2011

Shiera Malik smalik6 at depaul.edu
Mon Nov 7 11:39:31 CST 2011


Subject: McCormick Community Internship - Deadline Extended: Monday
November 21, 2011 

 
Looking for a PAID internship with a nonprofit?
 
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – Winter 2012
McCormick Community Internship
 
Winter 2011 Deadline: Monday, November 21, 2011
 
 
Looking to apply your skills to a nonprofit organization and create a
project that will enhance community life? Apply for the McCormick Community
Internship. 
 
We are looking for DePaul Undergraduates who exhibit a strong commitment to
service and academic excellence, and who seek to advance their understanding
of community. The intern will spend one quarter in a placement within a
community setting that is structured to utilize their individual talents,
experiences and academic expertise. The internship will be focused on
project-based work designed by the student, culminating with the generation
of a final product. These internships have proven time and time again to be
enriching for the student, the community site and the community itself. At
the end of the quarter, McCormick interns will present their project at the
Service Speaks conference. Interns receive $1,200 per academic quarter from
the Steans Center during the internship experience. Examples of past
projects include: 
 
v  A local Public Art tour for the Bronzeville Visitor Information Center
v  Translating job-training manuals into various languages to help refugees
at World Relief 
v  Formalizing a PR plan for the Inner City Muslim Action Network.
 
 
For more information and to apply please visit:
http://steans.depaul.edu/students/serviceOpportunities/McCormick.asp
 
 
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
  Previous Experience in at least one Community based Service Learning
Course
  A Community Service resume that demonstrates substantial commitment to
civic engagement and leadership qualities
  A project proposal with timeline attached to the application signed by a
community site supervisor
  A cover letter and current resume
  Letter of recommendation
 
 
 
 


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