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Spectrum Health Sustainability Internship

Company Description:

Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit, award winning, integrated health system based in West Michigan. Our organization includes a medical center, regional community hospitals, a dedicated children's hospital, a multi-specialty medical group and a nationally recognized health plan, Priority Health. We invest in our people by supporting a dynamic, high-performing workplace. Our collaborative approach to patient care includes a commitment to provide an exceptional experience for patients and their families. Spectrum Health supports successful career growth in an innovative environment.

Intern Task Description and Qualifications:

  • Performs support tasks for department as directed, and
  • Maintains clear and appropriate documentation.
  • Acts as a team member and assists the team in improving processes.
  • Work on process improvement strategies, creating dashboards on metrics and data analytics.
  • Have strong oral/written communication skills, and be able to present data and metrics to Spectrum Health leadership.
  • Have a background in one of the following disciplines: liberal studies, interdisciplinary studies, biology, natural resources, economics, not-for profit, or public policy.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Students in senior standing, and recent graduates within the last 6 months.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent and currently enrolled in a university pursuing an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in area of accountability 
  • May also be a recent graduate from an Associate's or Bachelor's degree program

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Political and Environmental Internship with Impact

Impact is a non-profit program of leading advocacy organizations, including Environment America and USPIRG. Impact is offering three intern positions to GVSU Students. They are hiring interns to work with us on the ground to create the grassroots energy and power that it takes to win! Interns will have the opportunity to participate in national campaign briefings and activist skills training, all while getting in-state experience and mentorship from their lead campaign organizer.

Apply online at

A completed application includes the following:

  • A one-page personal statement describing your reasons for seeking an internship with Impact and what you hope to gain from the experience
  • A resume outlining your educational, professional, and volunteer experiences


Marketing Internship

There is an opening for a Marketing Intern at SMG Devos Place and Van Andel Arena! This marketing internship position focuses on providing a diverse array of experience to students planning to continue working within marketing after obtaining a college degree. The marketing department does this by assigning many tasks and projects to the intern, while including the intern in much of the advertisement and marketing decision-making for upcoming events at DeVos Place, DeVos Performance Hall and Van Andel Arena. 

Position Summary: Assist in the day-to-day operations of the Marketing Department. Gain work experience within all subdivisions of the department by working with: Director of Marketing, Marketing Manager, Group Sales Manager, Marketing Assistant, and Receptionist.

Find out more about this internship here.

Literacy Center of West Michigan

Currently recruiting for full time AmeriCorps positions that will begin service August 2016

Family Literacy Instructors (seeking 6): Teach adult ELL classes to parents of elementary students in GRPS/GHPS, and support parents in gaining skills and knowledge to become their child’s first and best teacher.  Experience teaching or tutoring English language learners highly preferred.
Family Literacy Tutors (seeking 2): Work alongside parents of children in local schools, teaching English reading, speaking, and writing skills via one-to-one tutoring. Experience tutoring preferred, ability to work independently and strong organizational skills necessary.
Volunteer Recruiter (seeking 1): Coordinate volunteers to assist with Literacy Center of West Michigan programming.  Recruit, manage, and recognize volunteers.  Extensive volunteer experience and/or volunteer management experience required.
Learner Support Advocate (seeking 1): Actively recruit and support program participants through relationship building, referrals, and pro-active communication.  Manage intake and exit processes.  Bilingual English-Spanish required, ability to quickly build relationships and strong organizational skills necessary.

The posting may also be found at our website Postings will remain open until filled and interested parties should send a resume and cover letter to

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