Paul Lindsey Graduate Internships in Education

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Cooper Center for Environmental Learning
 

Here's an opportunity to learn more about education outside the classroom — and get awarded scholarships at the same time! Lindsey Interns build leadership and management skills through real-world experiences via public outreach programs, museums, and educational learning centers in various Tucson school districts. 2014-2015 hosts include: Cooper Center for Environmental Learning, TRAK (Therapeutic Ranch for Animals and Kids), Huachuca Mountain Elementary School, Pima County Teen Court, and Life Steps Program. Information for undergraduates.

Intern start date – Spring semester 2015

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.

To view available internships go to Internship Descriptions

To apply go to Paul Lindsey Application (Applications for Fall 2015 will start in August 2015)

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • 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 and indicated an interest and dedication to a career in education.
  • A preference for students with financial need

NOTE: Students must have daytime schedule flexibility to accommodate a semester’s work activities, and adequate transportation to successfully complete 80 hours of work per semester.

What the interns can not do: The Awarded Interns are not classroom aides and should not be requested as classroom assistants. They are not tutors or mentors. UA programs cannot apply for an intern. Only non-UA programs are eligible.

What the intern can do: The award invites Interns to learn a different side of education than the classroom experience. They can intern in education related offices, outreach programs, learning centers/programs at the school or district, museums, evaluation agencies, or other school collaborative projects.

Graduate students will gain experience in providing assistance and problem solving for basic school practices in these and other areas: Assessment, Interventions, Staff development, School and district business administration/operations, educational programming.

♦ GRADUATE student internships may emphasize the use of advanced skills in dealing with individual and small group problems, as well as problem identification and problem solving at the systems level.

♦ INTERNATIONAL Student Applicants. Additional requirements and course registrations are required. Contact Dr. Chavarria for more information.

SELECTION PROCESS PROCEDURES

  1. STUDENT WILL SUBMIT THE APPLICATION and THE LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION.
  2. COORDINATOR WILL FORWARD APPLICATIONS AND LETTERS TO INDICATED HOSTS AS THEY COME IN.
  3. HOSTS WILL ARRANGE INTERVIEWS. (Note: Early applicants will have a stronger chance of being awarded as they will interview sooner.)
  4. HOSTS WILL MAKE A DECISION, WHEN READY, ON WHOM TO INVITE TO HOST.
  5. HOSTS WILL NOTIFY MARY WERNER AND STUDENT TO BE AWARDED OF THEIR SELECTION.
  6. AWARDED STUDENT WILL MEET WITH MARY WERNER AND FILL OUT NECESSARY PAPERWORK.

Additional Forms for Awarded Interns:
Once invited to intern, awardees must fill out the Contract, maintain an Activity Log, Financial Aide form (to be filled out in Dr. Chavarria's presence), a Multimedia Release Form, and an Assumption of Release form.

Meet our current Lindsey Interns