Local Internships

Internship with International Relations Council (Spring 2019)
Unpaid. Earn academic credit at KU by enrolling in GIST 495: Global Internship.
This internship has been created for KU students in a partnership between the International Relations Council (IRC) and KU’s Global & International Studies Program. The IRC, a 60-year-old nonprofit organization, leads conversations around foreign affairs, global issues, and international relations and their connection to the local community. We work in partnership with businesses, universities, community organizations, and K-12 schools to bring a global perspective to Kansas City. Students may intern in one of the following areas: communications, community, events, global education, marketing, membership, programs and social media/web. Learn more about IRC at irckc.org. Visit the internships page for details on specific positions. This is an unpaid internship but the student may receive academic credit by enrolling in GIST 495: Global Internship. Requirements: Student must be a KU junior or senior in good standing, enrolled in no more than 15 credits. The internship will take place in downtown Kansas City, MO for 10-15 hours per week during the fall, winter, and summer semesters. When you apply, please be sure to make clear the internship(s) and semester(s) for which you would like to be considered. You may apply for up to two different positions with the same application; please be sure to follow instructions for each position. ​To apply, please send your resume, a letter of interest, a list of 3 references (with their contact information), and if required, a work sample (see individual descriptions for requirements) to mhughes@irckc.org. Please put "Internship Application" in the subject line and copy jduhamel@ku.edu as well.
Deadline: Friday, October 26, 5:00 pm
 

Internship with People to People International (Spring 2019)
Unpaid. Earn academic credit at KU by enrolling in GIST 495: Global Internship.
This internship has been created for KU students in a partnership between People to People International (PTPI) and KU’s Global & International Studies Program. PTPI creates lasting cross-cultural connections between citizens around the world to help them explore global issues and enrich their communities. PTPI’s network of chapters and members spans across 160 countries. Students may apply to be Events Intern (assist in organization and coordination of events) or Nonprofit Administration Intern (assist in communication with chapters around the world, collect and track data on projects, edit reports, and implement strategic planning). For more information about PTPI, see www.ptpi.org. This is an unpaid internship but students can receive academic credit by enrolling in GIST 495: Global Internship. Requirement: be a KU undergraduate student in good standing, enrolled in no more than 15 credits. Preferences: junior/senior status, study abroad experience. The internship will occur in downtown Kansas City, MO for 15 hours per week during the fall, winter, and summer semesters. To apply, please send your resume, a letter of interest, and a list of 3 references (with their contact information) to kristiejeanes@ptpi.org. Please put "Internship Application" in the subject line and copy jduhamel@ku.edu as well.
Deadline: Friday, October 26, 5:00 pm


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