Paul Lindsey Internships in Education
Calling all Undergrad and Grad Students: 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. 2013-2014 hosts include: Iskashitaa Refugee Network, 9 Queens, Inner City Outings, Achieve Builds Confidence, Inc., Manzo Elementary, Cooper Center for Environmental Learning, and Tucson's Regional Science Center.
INVITATION to APPLY FOR FALL 2013 Internships
Applications Deadline 1: September 4, 2013
Intern start date – September 2013
Up to 6 graduate students will be selected for a $2,000 advanced internship per semester (max: two semesters).
Up to 2 undergraduate student internships are available for an award of $1,000 for one semester.
To view available internships go to Internship Descriptions (Undergrads must be Juniors or Seniors)
To apply go to Paul Lindsey Application (No Longer Accepting Applications)
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.
- If the intern is an L3 major the intern must be a junior or senior.
- 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 and undergraduate 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
- STUDENT WILL SUBMIT THE APPLICATION and THE LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION.
- MATT ROMANOSKI WILL FORWARD APPLICATIONS AND LETTERS TO INDICATED HOSTS AS THEY COME IN.
- HOSTS WILL ARRANGE INTERVIEWS. (Note: Early applicants will have a stronger chance of being awarded as they will interview sooner.)
- HOSTS WILL MAKE A DECISION, WHEN READY, ON WHO TO INVITE TO HOST.
- HOSTS WILL NOTIFY DR. CHAVARRIA AND STUDENT TO BE AWARDED OF THEIR SELECTION.
- AWARDED STUDENT WILL MEET WITH DR. CHAVARRIA 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.