HOW DO I START THE PROCESS?

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For more internship opportunities you can visit Handshake through the Career Center.

Search key words like resource management, science, health, medical, dental, engineering, technology, etc. 

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You could also contact the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship.or the Office of Fellowships and set up an appointment to begin the conversation. 

This page will bring you just a small amount of what opportunities are available for you.  Research Opportunities can also be found in the Student Opportunity Center database on the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship. website. For questions or help in preparing materials for research please contact their office at (616) 331-8100 or ours@gvsu.edu

For help with your personal statement or essays please go to the Writing Center or the Career Center. 


Get Credit

Click https://www.gvsu.edu/careers/internship-credit-57.htm to learn how you can get the credits you need for your internship. Stop into the Career Center (206 STU) or TRiO SSS (200 STU) for any additional questions. 

Resume/Interview Preparation

If you are applying for an internship please contact your TRiO advisor or the Career Center for help with your resume or interview.

Current Available Positions

Graduate Assistantships

Are you a graduate student looking for resources and experience while in school? Apply here today! 

Internship

 

If you are looking for a Nonprofit internship check these available positions out through Grand Valley! Click the Grand Valley image above.


WGS Internship

Are you looking for a Winter 2019 internship opportunity? Are you interested in gender, sexuality, and other social justice issues? Considering taking WGS 492 Women’s Community Collaborative!

You will be placed in an internship after discussing your interests, skills, academic background, and goals with a WGS faculty member. You complete the internship in Winter 2019, and meet weekly with other WGS 492 students  and faculty to reflect on your experiences and develop additional knowledge and skills to ensure you are getting as much value as possible from the internship.

WGS 492 is a great way to get hands on work experience, build your professional networks, and earn 3 credits! To find out more, and to complete the application required before registration, email Jen Jameslyn at jameslyj@gvsu.edu or Dr. Ayana Weekly atweekleya@gvsu.edu.


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Ready to further your learning in a classroom to working in a career field job? Amway is the perfect company to help you with leading you on the path to success. Click the link below to gather more information about internships and job opportunities. 

www.amway.jobs 


gram internship

Curatorial Internship

Description: The Grand Rapids Art Museum’s Curatorial Department is responsible for the regular rotation of the permanent collection galleries as well as the organization and installation of a number of special exhibitions throughout the year. The department is seeking an unpaid intern to assist with various aspects of exhibition preparation and related research. Interns may work on art and artist research, write label copy or texts for our website, and help prepare checklists and other exhibition or publication related material. The intern will work closely with the Chief Curator, Curatorial Assistant, Lead Preparator, and Registrar as well as team members from a range of other museum departments including Communications, Learning and Creativity, and Advancement.

Length of Internship: 3–4 months/20–25 hours per week, schedule flexible

Under the supervision of the Chief Curator and Curatorial Assistant, the intern will be responsible for:

• Carrying out research for objects in GRAM’s permanent collection and upcoming exhibitions

• Gathering and organizing exhibition resources such as checklists, labels, images, and credit lines

• Communicating with exhibiting artists on exhibition logistics, events, and schedules

• Responding to inquiries from the public regarding GRAM’s collection and exhibition program, including offers of gifts or sales

• Participating in Curatorial Department meetings and regular exhibition planning meetings

• Assisting with administrative tasks such as budget tracking, invoices, scheduling, and more

Requirements:

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to work independently, thoroughly, and with attention to detail

• Familiarity with art and interest in working with living artists

• Current students at the junior or senior level, graduate students, or recent graduates with relevant coursework in Art History, Museum Studies, or Arts Administration.

Compensation: Interns are unpaid; however, students may receive academic credit. Students are responsible for making arrangements with their schools to receive credit for internships.

Internship Benefits Include:

• Free admission to the museum

• Invitations to special events and members-only previews

• Participation in educational programs

• Behind-the-scenes museum tours, including curatorial walkthroughs of new exhibitions

• Use of the GRAM Library

Application Requirements: Please submit a resume and cover letter to Maria Davis, Director of Human Resources, at intern@artmuseumgr.org.


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Wyoming Department of Public Safety

Police Internship Opportunities 

Go to www.wyomingmi.gov, click on About Wyoming and go to Public Safety-Police, then scroll down to job opportunities/internships for instructions for the students.  Click on application to get the information sheet that is needed to be submitted with their resume and cover letter.  An interview process will be determined related to the number of candidates that apply.

Internship Contact Information:

Sgt. Brian Look

(616)257-9711

lookb@wyomingmi.gov

 

Requirements:

  1. Provide a letter from your school's internship director stating that this internship is a required part of your degree program, and the total hours required by the school for successful completion.

  2. Complete an Intern Information Sheet and submit it with a cover letter and resume.

  3. Will be required to pass a background check and sign a waiver of liability.

  4. Dress Code: Business Casual to Business Dress.

  5. Must schedule all contact time with the Departments Internship coordinator.  The intern must be able to work on various days and hours.

  6. Must submit for review any papers written based on the internship experience to the Department’s Internship coordinator.

  7. Must supply the Department with one report on the internship experience.  This report shall be no less than five type-written pages, double spaced, and can be a copy of one that is submitted to the School.

  8. Must not enter any private residence during the course of the internship.


Paralegal in a General Practice law firm located in Grand Rapids, MI.

We are looking for a paralegal to assist 4-5 attorneys with legal research, correspondence, some drafting of pleadings, client contact and administrative activities. All attorneys are experienced and used to working with paralegals. There is also an office in Ionia, but this job is located in Grand Rapids and will almost exclusively work in Grand Rapids. Our Ionia staff has been with our firm for 16 years and 33 years, respectively, and enjoy the work environment. Starting pay and benefits are dependent on education and experience.   Ideally, we would like a person trained/educated as a paralegal, or working on their paralegal degree.  We have also utilized law school students in the past.

Apply: 

https://gvsu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2151950/share_preview


Grand Rapids

INTERNSHIPS - JANUARY through MAY 2019
DEVELOPMENT and ADMINISTRATION BOARD RELATIONS DEPARTMENTS

     The Grand Rapids Symphony is looking for dynamic, confident, college-level student leaders to support our
Development and Administration Board Relations departments including vital corporate/foundation
development efforts, unique fund and friend-raising events, the annual campaign, special projects, as well
as its board relations activities and growing volunteer program.
REQUIREMENTS
     We are looking for students who wish to grow their overall professional skills and would enjoy a unique
learning opportunity with the second largest cultural organization in Michigan that involves direct hands on
responsibilities across these two departments while working side by side with the very best in non-profit
leadership. 
Although unpaid, these are higher level internships that promise marketable experience with a leading
cultural organization. Undergraduate and graduate student applicants welcome.
TIME COMMITMENT
    How this internship looks is flexible. We will work with your schedule, but 15 to 20 hours is needed per
week for each internship position. There will be weeks when more than 20 hours are requested at events
or for special projects if the student is available.
BENEFITS
Parking provided for in-office work. Mileage covered for work-related local travel. Complimentary tickets
(2) are offered for most Symphony concerts.

About the Grand Rapids Symphony
The Grand Rapids Symphony – led by Music Director Marcelo Lehninger, Associate Conductor John
Varineau and Principal Pops Conductor Bob Bernhardt – is a nonprofit, community-supported orchestra
which touches the lives of some 200,000 people from 14 counties across West Michigan through its concert
series, community outreach and education programs. Recognized as one of America’s leading regional
orchestras, the Grand Rapids Symphony is celebrating its 89th season, a tribute to its enduring partnership
with the community that has embraced it since the orchestra’s founding in 1930.
HOW TO APPLY
    Please send your resume and cover letter to Nancy Hopkins at nhopkins@grsymphony.org.



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