Paul Lindsey Undergraduate Internships in Education

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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.
Past hosts included: Cooper Center for Environmental Learning, Con Danza,  Environmental Education Exchange, Higher Ground,CENTER,and Advanced Community Training.
Here's an opportunity to learn more about education outside the classroom — and get awarded scholarships at the same time!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Information for graduate students.

Next intern start date – Fall 2019

Funding for undergraduate student interns is $1,000. per semester.(Awarded during the current internship semester.)
Undergraduate students can be recognized as Paul Lindsey Interns for one semester only.

Invitations for this award are sent via email, and a quick appointment is required to confirm the nomination.

Undergraduate interns are invited to apply based on the following criteria:

  • The intern must be recommended by Dr. Crystal Soltero, program director.
  • The intern must be enrolled full-time in a degree program at the UA College of Education, have a Junior or Senior class standing and indicate an interest and dedication to a career in education.
  • Must be currently participating in an internship in the community (preference given to off-campus internships).
  • The intern must have a 3.0 cumulative grade point average or better.
  • There is 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 100-135 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.

What the intern can do: The award invites interns to learn through an experience in informal education, outside of the classroom experience. 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.

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

SELECTION PROCESS PROCEDURES

  1. UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT WILL BE NOTIFIED VIA EMAIL, BASED ON A RECOMMENDATION BY DR. CRYSTAL SOLTERO, PROGRAM DIRECTOR.
  2. STUDENT WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR  SECURING A LETTER OF SUPPORT FROM THEIR INTERNSHIP HOST.
  3. STUDENT WILL SET UP A 10 MINUTE MEETING WITH MARY WERNER TO LEARN ABOUT THE AWARD.

Additional Forms for Awarded Interns:
Once awarded, an intern is asked to submit a short reflection and photos later in the semester.

Read about recent Lindsey Interns