Paul Lindsey Graduate Internships in Education

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Cooper Center for Environmental Learning
 

This award invites Interns to learn a different side of education than the classroom experience. Funding for graduate student interns is $2,000. per semester.
Graduate students can be recognized as Paul Lindsey Interns for a max of two semesters. ($4,000. Total funding)
Lindsey Interns build leadership and management skills through real-world experiences in their work with community outreach programs, museums, and a variety of local education facilities.
See our side menu with the recent interns link for the list of types of agencies we work with.
Learn more about education outside the classroom — and get awarded funding at the same time!

To view available internships go to Current opportunities for graduate student internships
To apply, fill out the Graduate Lindsey application and include a letter of recomendation from a college faculty or staff member - application period is August 20-29, 2019
 
Next intern start date: Fall semester 2019

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Commit to 80 hours of intern work per semester
  • The intern must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average or better.
  • The intern must be enrolled full-time in a degree program at the UA College of Education with a dedicated interest in a career in education.
  • A preference is made for students with financial need
  • Students must have daytime schedule flexibility to accommodate a semester’s work activities, and have adequate transportation if required.

 They can intern in education-related offices, outreach programs, learning centers/programs at the school or district level, museums, evaluation agencies, or other school collaborative projects. The Awarded Interns are not classroom aides and should not be requested as classroom assistants. They are not tutors or mentors. Graduate students will gain experience in providing assistance and problem solving for basic practices in these and other areas: Assessment, Interventions, Staff development, School and district business administration/operations, educational programming, as well as problem identification and problem-solving at the systems level.

INTERNATIONAL Student Applicants. Additional requirements and course registrations are required. Contact Mary Werner for more information.

HOW DO I APPLY?

SELECTION PROCESS:

  1. STUDENT WILL SUBMIT THE APPLICATION and THE LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION BETWEEN August 19- August 28, 2019
  2. COORDINATOR WILL FORWARD APPLICATIONS AND LETTERS TO INDICATED HOSTS AS THEY COME IN.
  3. HOSTS WILL ARRANGE INTERVIEWS WITH YOU, THE APPLICANT. (Note: early applicants will have a stronger chance of being awarded as they will interview sooner.)
  4. POST INTERVIEW, HOSTS WILL MAKE A DECISION ON WHOM TO INVITE AS AN INTERN TO THEIR ORGANIZATION.
  5. MARY WERNER AND STUDENT WILL BE NOTIFIED OF HOST’S SELECTION.
  6. PRIOR TO THE START OF THE INTERNSHIP, AWARDED STUDENT WILL MEET WITH MARY WERNER AND FILL OUT NECESSARY PAPERWORK.

Contact information:
Mary Werner, Senior Coordinator Education Outreach and Communications
(520) 626-3226

Additional Forms for Awarded Interns:
Contract
Multimedia Release Form
Assumption of Release
Activity Log
Protocols