Paul Lindsey Graduate Internships in Education

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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.

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 in their work with community outreach programs, museums, and educational learning centers in various school districts around Tucson. Some past hosts include: Amerind Museum, Environmental Education Exchange, CENTER (K12 Refugee Education), AAUW (American Association of University Women), Literacy Connects, Inspiring Connections Outdoors, Community Share, and Cooper Center for Environmental Learning.

To view available internships go to Graduate Internship Descriptions

To apply, fill out the Graduate Lindsey application-APPLICATIONS OPEN AUGUST 20,2018
 

Next intern start date: Fall semester 2018
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.

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 Mary Werner for more information.

HOW DO I APPLY?

SELECTION PROCESS:

  1. STUDENT WILL SUBMIT THE APPLICATION and THE LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION BETWEEN 8/20-8/26/2018.
  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. HOSTS WILL MAKE A DECISION, WHEN READY, ON WHOM TO INVITE AS AN INTERN TO THEIR ORGANIZATION.
  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, a Multimedia Release Form, and an Assumption of Release form, and maintain an Activity Log. Please review the protocols as well.

Meet recent Lindsey Interns