Local Internships

International Relations Council in Kansas City, MO
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. ​If you have questions about the internship, write to mhughes@irckc.org. If you have difficulties submitting application materials please contact jduhamel@ku.edu.

This application is now closed. Deadline: March 16, 2018 (5 pm).

Internship with People to People International in KC, MO
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. Summer interns will participate in the event planning and implementation of the 2018 Global Youth Forum, organize  and administer the 2018 Global Youth Mural contest as well as work on archival of previous years murals, assist in implementation of our School and Classroom Program, and other supportive services to the department of Chapters and Global Education. Fall interns will organize and administer the 2018 Global Youth Mural contest, assist in implementation of our School and Classroom Program, assist in Student Chapter renewals, and other supportive services to the department of Chapters and Global Education. For more information about PTPI, see www.ptpi.org. Interns will communicate with chapters around the world, collect and track data on projects, and edit reports and stories. This is an unpaid internship but students can receive academic credit by enrolling in GIST 495: Global Internship.

Requirements: 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. If you have questions about the internship, write to kristiejeanes@ptpi.org. If you have difficulties submitting application materials please contact jduhamel@ku.edu

This application is now closed. Deadline: March 16, 2018 (5 pm).


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