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Full descriptions of the following Internship Opportunities are available in the Internship Files located at the St. Ben’s and St. John’s Career Resource Centers.

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ONGOING INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES are listed in alphabetical order. These organizations offer internships year round or every summer. Check the listing for details.

ARCHIVED OPPORTUNITIES are listed in alphabetical order. Don’t overlook these organizations who’ve offered internships in the past. If you find an organization that interests you, check their website or contact them directly for information about current opportunities.

 


 

ON-GOING OPPORTUNITIES

American Cancer Society – Twin Cities, Rochester, St. Cloud, and Duluth, MN        ON-GOING
Description:  Nationwide, community based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by prevention, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy, and service.  The intern will be a crucial member of the Community relations team and will gain thorough knowledge of the Society and volunteer involvement and community relations.
Responsibilities:  The intern will assist with event logistics, working with volunteers, materials distribution, entertainment and supply procurement, database maintenance, special projects, secure in-kind donations, and more.
Qualifications:  Interns must be full-time undergraduate or graduate college students in good academic standing.  Must have completed their freshman year and declared a major.  Must have a GPA of 2.5+.  Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, must have strong customer service skills, organizational skills and initiative and ability to work independently.
Application Process:  Interested candidates should apply online at www.cancermwjobs.org , requisition CS10124.  When applying online please submit resume and cover letter.  No agencies, emails, or phone calls.            
CRC CATEGORIES:  Event Planning (EP)

American Red Cross- Minneapolis                     ON-GOING
The Greater Minneapolis Area Chapter of the American Red Cross provides a number of unique opportunities for interns to examine, gain experience, learn from, and contribute to the nation's foremost volunteer emergency services organization. Internships are offered in the areas of International Humanitarian Law, Campaigning, Community Health & Safety, Social Work, Community Services, Disaster Coordinator, Volunteer Services, Financial Development, Marketing, Health and Safety Education, HIV/AIDS Community Health Education. The intern positions are all part-time (ranging from 8 to 20 hrs/week).
CRC CATEGORIES: (LW, ED, HL, HS, EP)

American Red Cross – St. Paul, MN                           ON-GOING
The American Red Cross is offering a special events internship opportunity for the spring of 2004.  The intern will assist with marketing and public relations, work with the water safety committee and event committees to plan and organize all aspects of current events, and solicit businesses in the St. Paul Area via telephone and direct mail for financial and product donations.  This opportunity is available to students majoring in communications, public relations, community health relations, marketing, or related fields. This is a Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:00 position with some evening or weekend hours.  The internship may be three months to a semester in duration beginning in January/February. Mileage reimbursement for traveling offsite during internships hours is available.  Further information can be found by contacting the information below.
CRC CATEGORIES: (EP) EVENT PLANNING
CONTACT
:  Volunteer Resources
PHONE:     (651) 291-4602
EMAIL:      [email protected]
WEBSITEwww.stpaulredcross.org  

Arthritis Foundation North Central Chapter – St. Paul, MN              ON-GOING
Description: The Arthritis Foundation is offering 3 internship opportunities for the spring.  These are all unpaid opportunities working 5 months (December through May) and intern must start no later than mid-January working 10-12 hours per month.  Also interns MUST be available for the Arthritis Walk.
Arthritis Walk Event Planning Intern
Description: Intern will assist the Event Chair in coordinating the St. Cloud Arthritis Walk, facilitate post-event contact with event sponsors and participants, and organize information materials and publication resources.
Responsibilities: Intern will be knowledgeable about the Arthritis Foundation’s mission and programs, attend Arthritis Walk Committee meetings and help co-lead the meeting or in the absence of the Chair, assist Team Recruitment Chair with kick off events and informational meetings to help recruit teams, attend the Arthritis Walk, and Participate in an event evaluation meeting.
Requirements: Intern must have strong interpersonal communication skills, strong computer skills, pleasant and professional mannerism, and be flexible and maintain consistent attendance.
Application Process: Please contact Community Development Coordinator below.
CONTACT:  Sarah Butler
PHONE:     (651) 917-3057 EXT: 102
EMAIL:      [email protected]
CRC CATEGORIES: Event Planning (EP)

Big Brothers/Big Sisters – St. Paul, MN           ON-GOING
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities is seeking candidates for internships with their Development Department. Interns will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, which include special events planning, grant writing, and volunteer coordination.  Interns will also be able to develop skills in areas such as research, writing, public speaking, and database development.  Qualified candidates should be pursuing a BA degree and have an interest in non-profit management.  This is a part-time, unpaid position, with interns working 10-20 hours per week. If interested, send a resume and cover letter to the address below.
CONTACT:    B. Hanson
                 Human Resources
ADDRESS:    Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities
                 2550 University Ave, Suite 410N
                 St. Paul, MN 55114
FAX:           (651) 789-2407
E-MAIL:       [email protected]
CRC CATEGORIES: (EP) EVENT PLANNING

Blazing Adventures – Snowmass Village, CO                ON-GOING
Blazing Adventures is an exciting, innovative, outdoor adventurous setting that is great for family vacations.  Their Group Services Division organizes adventure programs for groups of all sizes as well as historical environmental and educational tours with special out linings created to meet the needs of the guests.  Blazing Adventures is offering three different internships: reservations/sales from mid-May to mid-September, group services from early May to mid/late September, and a guide from mid-May to mid-September/October.  The intern in the reservations/sales services will be responsible for phone sales, maintaining detailed knowledge of various adventures and activities, resolving customer service issues, handling deposits and transactions with care and confidentiality, and maintaining organization throughout the intern experience.  The guide position will be responsible for leading tours, understanding nature, having current First Aid and CPR certification, and be a team player.  Orientation for the internship will start in May and last for 2 weeks.  The intern will be working 40-45 hours/week.  The reservations/sales and group services interns will be paid at $150 per week with 2% commission and guide interns will be paid at $200 per week plus tips.  If interested, the following items must be submitted in writing to the agency: a current resume, three work related references, a list of potential projects that can be offered, objectives, expectations, desired experiences, and beginning/ending dates for the internship.  Please send this information to the following address.
ADDRESS:    Blazing Adventures
                 PO Box 5068
                 48 Upper Village Mall
                 Snowmass Village, CO 81615
PHONE:        (800) 282-7238 (or) (970)923-4544
FAX:            (970)923-4994
WEB SITE:    www.blazingadventures.com
CRC CATEGORIES: EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Brain Injury Association of Minnesota – Minneapolis                        ON-GOING
DescriptionEducation Internship. The Brain Injury Association of Minnesota is the only nonprofit organization in the state dedicated solely to serving the needs of the 94,000 Minnesotans who live with a disability due to brain injury.  Their mission is to enhance the quality of life and bring the promise of a better tomorrow for all people affected by brain injury.  Under the guidance of the Education Coordinator, the Education Intern performs a variety of activities to enhance the quality of life and bring the promise of a better tomorrow for all people affected by brain injury.  This unpaid internship can be arranged for credit.  Visit their website:  www.braininjurymn.org
Responsibilities:  The Intern may develop presentations for youth and adults, work on various aspects of conference planning, do outreach for support groups or conduct literature reviews and background research on safety topics.  There are a variety of duties and opportunities and responsibilities will vary depending on the interest of the Intern and organization’s workload.
Qualifications:   Position is open to juniors or seniors who have completed some coursework in education, health or social work.  Organized, good communicator with basic computer skills, including PowerPoint.  Research and presentation skills preferred.  An interest in nonprofit organizations is a plus.  We ask for a minimum of one term with 8+ hours per week, primarily weekday hours but a few early evening hours may also be available.    
Application Process:  Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 612-378-2742 or [email protected].
CRC CATEGORIES:  Education (ED)  Human Services (HS)  (12/06)
CRC CATEGORIES:  EDUCATION (ED) MANAGEMENT (MA) (1/07)

Brain Injury Association of Minnesota – Minneapolis                            ON-GOING
Description
Education Internship. The Brain Injury Association of Minnesota is the only nonprofit organization in the state dedicated solely to serving the needs of the 94,000 Minnesotans who live with a disability due to brain injury.  Their mission is to enhance the quality of life and bring the promise of a better tomorrow for all people affected by brain injury.  Under the guidance of the Education Coordinator, the Education Intern performs a variety of activities to enhance the quality of life and bring the promise of a better tomorrow for all people affected by brain injury.  This unpaid internship can be arranged for credit.  Visit their website:  www.braininjurymn.org
Responsibilities:  The Intern may develop presentations for youth and adults, work on various aspects of conference planning, do outreach for support groups or conduct literature reviews and background research on safety topics.  There are a variety of duties and opportunities and responsibilities will vary depending on the interest of the Intern and organization’s workload.
Qualifications:   Position is open to juniors or seniors who have completed some coursework in education, health or social work.  Organized, good communicator with basic computer skills, including PowerPoint.  Research and presentation skills preferred.  An interest in nonprofit organizations is a plus.  We ask for a minimum of one term with 8+ hours per week, primarily weekday hours but a few early evening hours may also be available.    
Application Process:  Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 612-378-2742 or [email protected].
CRC CATEGORIES:  Human Services (HS) Education (ED)  

Brain Injury Association of MN Minneapolis, Minnesota           ON-GOING
Development Intern - Summer and Fall.
Description:  The Brain Injury Association of Minnesota is the only nonprofit organization in the state dedicated solely to serving the needs of the 94,000 Minnesotans who live with a disability due to brain injury.  Their mission is to enhance the quality of life and bring the promise of a better tomorrow for all people affected by brain injury.  Under the guidance of the Development Officer and in conjunction with the Public Awareness Director, the Development Intern performs a variety of marketing, fundraising, research and administrative duties to support the annual Walk for Thought event and the Annual TBI Conference.  This internship can be arranged for credit.  Visit their website:  www.braininjurymn.org.
Responsibilities:  Recruit Walk Team Captains, especially college students, Handle event logistics, Promote event and conduct media outreach, Help coordinate final walk preparations, Coordinate post-event communications and prize disbursement, Coordinate mailing of sponsorship materials to existing mailing list, research new sponsors/attendees in the Dakotas, Iowa, and Western Wisconsin using the internet and by connecting with state agencies. 140 hours total, primarily weekday hours but some early evening hours are also available.  We also ask the intern to attend the Walk for Thought in October.
Qualifications:  Junior or Senior pursuing a degree in Communications, Marketing, Nonprofit Management or related field.  Reliable, outgoing individual with outstanding computer and organization skills.  Ability to work with others, manage multiple priorities and follow a project through to completion.  Interest in marketing, fundraising, communications, project/event management, public relations or nonprofit management important.  Sales, marketing, customer service or event experience helpful. 
Application Process:  Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 612-378-2742 or [email protected].
CRC CATEGORIES:  Event Planning (EV) 

Catholic Charities – St. Cloud, MN                    ON-GOING
Description:  Catholic Charities is seeking a Special Events Intern for fall.  Internships can be full-time or part-time. The intern will have regular contact with donors, volunteers, media representatives, graphic designers, potential referral sources, and the public at large. 
Responsibilities:  The intern will be responsible for assisting the Donor Relations Specialist with development of materials, coordinating, designing, planning, preparing for and implementing special events/campaigns. Requirements:   Interns should be working toward a degree in Mass Communication, English, Marketing, or related field, have experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and be familiar with QuarkXpress software.  The intern must have a reliable means of transportation to travel as required for this position.
Application Process:   If interested, please send a resume and completed application to the contact below. Applications may be found on the organization’s website. 
CONTACT:    Diane Swenson, Human Resources
ADDRESS:    Catholic Charities
                 911 18th St. North
                 St. Cloud, MN 56302-2390
PHONE:        (320) 650-1559
EMAIL:        [email protected]
WEBSITE:    www.ccstcloud.org
CRC CATEGORIES:  Marketing/Promotions (CM), Event Planning (EP)

Catholic Charities- St. Cloud , MN                     ON-GOING
Emergency Services Program Support
Description:  Emergency Food Program, Clothing Program, Financial Services, and Triage Mental Health Counseling.  Special social services programs include Senior Outreach, Thanksgiving Food Baskets, Nutrition Education Project, Back to School Program, Quilts Program, Career Closet, the Baby Layette Program, Birthday Boxes, Food Baskets, Toys for Tots.  The programs depend on volunteer help; volunteers provide 12,000 hours of help each year.
Responsibilities: Work with donors, business, churches, and organizations in the community. Prepare and publish media news information regarding the program services. Be apart of team planning, organizing, and managing large food and clothing drives and fundraising projects.
Requirements:  Advancement towards BA/BS degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or other Human Services field.
Application Process:  Please submit resume and application to contact below. Download and complete application from website below.
CONTACT:         Diane Swenson
PHONE:            (320) 650-1559
WEBSITE:          www.ccstcloud.org
CRC CATEGORIES:  Human Services (HS), Event Planning (EP), Management (MA)

Special Events Intern                                      ON-GOING
Description: The Special Events intern will be part of the Organizational Advancement team at Catholic Charities. This is an unpaid internship for the Spring semester as full- time or part- time intern.
Responsibilities: The Special Events intern is responsible for assisting the Donor Relations Specialist with planning, coordinating, designing, preparing, and implementing communication and special event materials, development materials and campaigns.
Requirements: Students pursuing degree in Communication, English, Marketing or related fields. Experience in office environment and office skills preferred.
Application Process: Please submit resume and application to contact below. Download and complete application from website below.
CONTACT:         Diane Swenson
PHONE:             (320) 650-1559
WEBSITE:          www.ccstcloud.org
CRC CATEGORIES: Event Planning (EP), Communication Writing, Marketing (CM)

Children’s HeartLink- Edina, MN                                ON-GOING
Description: Children’s HeartLink is an international medical charity that is seeking multiple interns for the events department. This is opportunity for the spring and is unpaid.
Responsibilities: Each intern will focus on one special event, including golf invitational or tennis tournament. The intern for the spring will be in the months of January/February- May/June. Intern will work 20-30 hours/week during the length of the internship.
Requirements: Preference will be given to intern applicants who pursue academic credit.
Application Process: Please contact the Special Events Manager below.
CONTACT:    Special Events Manager
                 Elizabeth Plaetz Lori
ADDRESS:    Children’s HeartLink
                 5075 Arcadia Avenue
                 Minneapolis, MN 55436
PHONE:        (952) 928-4860 ext. 17
FAX:            (952) 928-4859
EMAIL:         [email protected]
WEBSITE:     www.childrensheartlink.org
CRC CATEGORIES: Events Planning, (EP), Sales and Marketing (SM)

Children’s  Heartlink – Minneapolis, MN             ON-GOING
Children’s Heartlink is looking for interns to work with their Special Events and Sports Event marketing division for the summer months (May-August).  The positions are unpaid.  Preference will be given to intern applicants who pursue academic credit, grants or school programs that offer financial compensation for their Children’s Heartlink internship.  Application deadline is in March. Visit website www.childrensheartlink.org for further description of opportunities.
Responsibilities:

  • Planning and coordination of events
  • Participation in committee meetings
  • Assisting with ticketing, advertising, promotions, event communications
  • Preparation of proposals, management of database
  • Communications with donors
  • Writing, editing, proofing of promotional materials
  • Beneficial Experience, Skills and Characteristics: 
  • Independent thinker
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Power/Point
  • Interest and experience with golf and/or tennis activities

Application Process:  Submit resume and cover letter to:
CONTACT:    Elizabeth Plaetz, Events Manager
                 5075 Arcadia Avenue
                 Minneapolis, MN 55436
PHONE:       952-928-4860 X17
FAX:           952-928-4859
E-mail:        [email protected]
CRC CATEGORIES:  Event Planning (EP) Marketing/Promotions (CM)

Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC) – Grand Forks, ND   ON-GOING
CVIC supports adult and child victims of violence and promotes peace and safety by advocating the elimination of violence. The intern will plan and execute the CVIC’s first-ever Run for Peace to raise awareness of violence issues in the community and to raise funds for the CVIC’s Light of Hope Shelter.  Interns should have strong communication skills, positive attitude, interest in the mission of CVIC and the ability to work well with others. This opportunity was sponsored by HECUA for Summer 2003. The Community Violence Intervention Center may offer unpaid opportunities at other times. Application for the summer internship should be made directly to CVIC.
CONTACT:    Kelly Boeddeker
                 Fundraising and Public Relations Specialist
ADDRESS:    Community Violence Intervention Center
                 211 South Fourth Street
                 Grand Forks, ND 58201
PHONE:        (701) 746-0405
FAX:            (701) 746-5918
EMAIL:         [email protected]  
CRC CATEGORIES: (EP) EVENTS PLANNING   

Corcoran Neighborhood Organization – Minneapolis, MN       ON-GOING
The Corcoran Neighborhood is a citizen participation organization that works to improve the neighborhood and to address the needs of its citizens.  The internship will involve spearheading the publicity arm of the Midtown Public Market during its first season of operation.  The project will entail developing a working spreadsheet of publicity contacts throughout the Twin Cities, promoting the market at neighborhood events, organization the entertainment portion of the market, and coordinating weekly workshops related to food cultivation and consumption sustainability issues to be held at the market.  Strong writing styles, organizational, and time management skills are preferred.  This opportunity was sponsored by HECUA for Summer 2003. Corcoran Neighborhood Organization may offer unpaid opportunities at other times. Applications for summer internship should be made directly to Corcoran Neighborhood Organization. 
CONTACT:  Amy Brock                                             
ADDRESS:  3451 Cedar Ave. S
               Minneapolis, MN  55407
PHONE:     (612) 724-7457
FAX:         (612) 721-7588
CRC CATEGORIES: (EP) EVENTS PLANNING  

College of St. Benedict Events and Conferences – St. Joseph, MN  ON-GOING
Students have interned at CSB Events and Conferences in the past. Following is a description of a recent opportunity. Check with the contact below for information about current opportunities. The intern will assist with the Events and Conferences Department and the operation of the Haehn Campus Center.  The intern will be required to research and develop marketing strategies and business best practices development in managing daily scheduling requests, working with customers to answer questions regarding the events and conferences facilities, providing office support, assisting in department billing, and assisting in supervision of student employees of the events and conferences department and the Haehn Campus Center Information Desk.  To qualify, the intern should be willing to work with all areas of campus and external groups, have computer experience with Windows, Microsoft Software, EMS Software, and the ability to motivate, develop and delegate to student employees.  This is a paid, 20 hour per week position.   If interested, send a resume and cover letter by email to the contact below.  The application deadline is typically end of November.  Interviews will be scheduled as applications are received. 
EMAIL: [email protected]  
CRC CATEGORIES:  EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Girl Scout Land of Lakes Council-   Waite Park, MN               ON-GOING
The Girl Scout Land of Lakes Council is looking for a special events intern to work with the product sales and vendor program manager in developing and implementing six regional Cookie Pep Fests.  The intern will create a plan of action, chair committee meetings, elicit sponsors, manage a budget, contact media outlets, design an invitation, coordinate responsibility designations, assist with volunteer recruitment and complete program evaluations.  The intern will also assist by gathering and preparing program materials and supplies, running errands as needed, soliciting donations from local companies for program supplies and other computer work.  Interested students should have an interest, knowledge and understanding of children, an ability to communicate clearly, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and leadership skills.  The intern should be able to provide his or her own transportation and vehicle insurance, the ability to lift 40 pounds and be willing to travel as the job requires.  20 or more flexible hours per week are required and there may be the occasional evening, weekend or overnight shift.  There is a stipend and expense reimbursement available.  Interested students should send their resume to the contact below by the beginning of October.  Please check website or email Vickie Strobel for details.
CONTACT:    Vickie Strobel, Product Sales and Vendor Program Manager
ADDRESS:    Girl Scout Land or Lakes Council
                 117 S 4th St.
                 Waite Park, MN 56387
PHONE:       (320) 252-2952 or (800) 955-6032 ext. 237
FAX:           (320) 253-9403
EMAIL:        [email protected]
CRC CATEGORIES: EVENT PLANNING (EP) AND COMMUNICATION –MARKETING/PROMOTIONS (CM)

Hopkins Raspberry Festival – Hopkins, MN                          ON-GOING
The Hopkins Raspberry Festival is seeking an intern to assist with event planning for a fundraiser that is to be put on in October.  The intern will be involved in the planning/execution of this event and will be coming in at the beginning planning stages.  Candidates for this position must have great organizational and communications skills, an outgoing attitude, be comfortable with making phone calls and sending letters and emails for donations, and be willing to try and help make the event premier and profitable.  This is a fantastic opportunity for someone trying to balance work/school as you will work on your own time.  It is also a great way to network with business owners in the west metro area.  The internship is part-time and unpaid.  Please submit, by email or fax, a cover letter detailing why the Raspberry Festival would benefit from you, a transcript, a resume, and any other information you thing will be useful in making the decision. Note: Experience is not necessary but interested in knowing your background.  Start date is August 1st and goes through October.  Deadline to apply is beginnng of July.
CONTACT:    Jayme Forstrom, Hopkins Raspberry Festival Sponsorship Director
ADDRESS:    10921 Excelsior Blvd., Suite 116
                 Hopkins, MN 55343
PHONE:       (612) 804-9714
FAX:           (952) 563-9610
EMAIL:        [email protected]
CRC CATEGORIES: Event Planning (EP)

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – St. Louis Park, MN                ON-GOING
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is an organization that raises money to support programs in research, patient services, and public health education.  Their mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.  The intern will be responsible for providing marketing support for the organizations annual Light the Night Walk, developing promotional materials, and maintaining databases.  This is an unpaid internship position offered during the Summer. Please contact the information below if interested.
CONTACT:    Vickie Shaw
                 Department Executive Director
ADDRESS:    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Minnesota Chapter
                 5217 Wayzata Boulevard, Suite 221
                 St. Louise Park, MN 55416
PHONE:       (952) 554-3309 or (888) 220-4440 (ext. 103)
FAX:           (952) 545-5962
E-MAIL:       [email protected]
WEBSITE:    www.lightthenight.org/mn  
CRC CATEGORIES: COMMUNICATION (CM), EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Minnesota American Indian Chamber of Commerce – Minneapolis, MN         ON-GOING
The Minnesota American Indian Chamber of Commerce is seeking to help qualified students expand their knowledge of diverse communities while helping the organization work on special projects for the year.  Interns will be able to customize a project that fits within the current work of the Chamber while gaining valuable experience with the American Indian community.  This internship is full-time, temporary or part-time temporary and is not paid.
Responsibilities:  Working on GOTV efforts  Designing marketing campaigns, public relations plan and information assessment, organization of  special events.
Qualifications:  Basic office skills including typing of reports and correspondence, current college student or post-year college student, ability to communicate respectfully with a diverse population, ability to work with little supervision for goal oriented results. Ability to track and report progress to staff members.
Application Process:  Send resume and cover letter to:
CONTACT:    Monica Potter
                 Attn:  Internships
                 1508 E. Franklin Avenue Suite 100
                 Minneapolis, MN  55108
Email:         [email protected] 
CRC CATEGORIES:  Public Relations (CM) Event Planning (EP) Marketing and Promotions (CM), Global/Intercultural/Foreign Language (IP)

Minnesota International Center – Minneapolis, MN      ON-GOING
Description: The Minnesota International Center is recruiting well-qualified individuals to assist in the programs to inspire the community to understand global issues and cultures in the changing world. The internship opportunity is unpaid and offered in January.
Responsibilities: The interns will be responsible for supporting the Board of Directors, the Executive Director, and program staff.  Interns will work closely with corporate, individual and foundation donors. The interns will all address current international issues in a number of formats including luncheons meetings, evening receptions, seminars, and roundtable groups.
Requirements: Internships require a minimum of 10 hours a week, candidates should have an interest in international relations, international education, world affairs, non-profit management, or fundraising, have good written and oral communication skills, and demonstrate professional and responsible work attitude.
Application Process: Applications are accepted year round, but students should apply in advanced. Applicants applying for the Spring should have applications in by November 15, and priority will be given to those who do by then.  Please download application at website below. Application, resume, and cover letter should be sent to email below.
WEBSITE:          www.micglobe.org
EMAIL:              [email protected]
CRC CATEGORIES: Global/Intercultural/Foreign Language Internships (IP), Education (ED), Event Planning (EP), Management (MA)

Minnesota Zoo - Apple Valley, MN                                           ON-GOING
The Minnesota Zoo Education Internship Program is designed to provide college level student interns or adults wishing to change careers with practical learning experiences.  A student intern must be receiving academic credit, or be fulfilling an academic requirement, from an accredited institution of higher education.  Interns will assist with and teach zoo camp programs for children ages preschool to 8th grade, explore various teaching techniques, gain experience with different styles of interpretation, develop and prepare curriculum material and design a project focused on the intern’s interests and abilities.  All internships are unpaid, 10 weeks long and 30 to 40 hours a week.  Applications packets must include: completed application form, cover letter, resume, transcripts and a letter of recommendation.  Application Deadline:  mid-April.  Contact Patti Clark for more information.
CONTACT:  Patti Clark
ADDRESS:  13000 Zoo Blvd.
                  Apple Valley, MN  55124
PHONE:     (952) 431-9331
CRC CATEGORIES:  ENVIRONMENTAL (EV) EDUCATION (ED) (01/07)

National MS Society- Minneapolis, MN               ON-GOING
Description: The National MS Society is looking for an intern who will work 15-20 hours per week from the beginning of September through November. The internship will help the intern gain knowledge by networking with other non-profits and companies. The intern will plan and implement a convention and trade show. This is an unpaid position.
Responsibilities: The intern will assign spaces and manage vendor needs at the trade show, manage and help designers with convention print materials, write and edit news releases for marketing materials, and perform other tasks as needed.
Requirements: Interest in convention and trade show planning, and marketing, excellent writing and editing skills, able to work alone, and proficient in Microsoft Office.
Application Process: Please send resumes to the email address below.
CONTACT:    Diane Bellows
EMAIL:        [email protected]
CRC CATEGORIES: Communication Writing, Public Relations (CM),  Event Planning (EP)

National Kidney Foundation  - St. Louis Park, MN    ON-GOING
Development/Fundraising Internship
Responsibilities: Assist with fundraising/development activities of the National Kidney Foundation: Kidney Walk, Great Chefs Dinner and Silent Auction, and the Cadillac Invitational Golf Tournaments. Assist with planning and implementation of fundraising activities and answer donor questions via phone and email about events. Research funding sources, in-kind donors and entertainment and compile post-event evaluations.
Qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Should be innovative and creative. Able to meet deadlines. Self directed and interest in nonprofit sector/accountability/development.
Time Commitment: 3-6 months (exceptions for Jan and May terms). Flexible schedule, 10-12 hours per week.
Application Process: Please send letter of interest, resume and phone numbers for 2 references to:
CONTACT:    Lynn Balfour
                 Development Director
ADDRESS:      National Kidney Foundation
                 1660 Highway 100 South, Suite 530
                 St. Louis Park, MN 55416
EMAIL:        [email protected]
CRC CATEGORIES:     Event Planning (EP)

National Sports Center – Blaine, MN                ON-GOING
The National Sports Center, Schwan’s USA CUP soccer tournament and the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission (MASC) in Blaine, announces the following internship openings in areas of sports management and marketing: Media Relations Coordinator Publication Assistant (contact is Scott Clasen)– write and assemble Schwan’s press kit, write press releases and public service announcements, and handle media inquiries; Media & Communications MASC (contact is Barclay Kruse)– service the media and communications needs for several special events produced by MASC; Sports Administration and Event Management for MASC (contact is Jeff Mordhorst)– work with event managers with facilities and venues, housing and transportation, competition/programming, volunteer services, registration services, results/media, publications, special events, participant services and marketing; Sports Administration and Event Management for National Sports Center (contact is Teri Vogt) –work with events managers with facilities and venues, housing and transportation, competition/programming, volunteer services, registration services, results/media, publications, special events, participant services and marketing. All positions are paid a stipend based on $6-10/hour depending on experience. Students may work during the school year on a part-time basis. During summer, hours are usually 40+/week.
CRC CATEGORIES: Events Planning (EP)

Oakridge Institute for Science and Education – Various Locations throughout the US. Department of Education Internships –- Summer 2007 – Paid
Description:  The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is currently recruiting students for the new U.S. Department of Energy DOE scholars Internship Program. Benefits to student interns will include: Ten-week appointments at DOE offices, laboratories, or facilities, Weekly stipend payments of $550 for undergraduates or $600 for graduate students, Round-trip travel from home or institution to the appointment site, Opportunities to apply academic studies to DOE programs in science, engineering, safety, finance, project management, policy, planning, and other professional areas.
Qualifications/Application Process:  Full details and an application can be found at the program website at http://orise/orau.gov/doescholars.  The deadline for this internship application is end of January.
CONTACT:       Barbara Dunkin
                  Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
                  Science Education Programs - MS-36
                  P.O. Box 117
                  Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830
PHONE:            865-574-6440
FAX:                 865-576-0734
EMAIL:            [email protected]
CRC CATEGORIES:  EDUCATION (ED) MANAGEMENT (MA) (1/07)

Stearns County Extension Office – St. Cloud, MN        ON-GOING
CSB/SJU students have interned at this site in the past.  Contact the office extension office directly for information about current openings.
CRC CATEGORIES: EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Wilderness Inquiry – Minneapolis, MN                        ON-GOING
Wilderness Inquiry is looking for an intern in five different departments.  Activities may include: assisting Wilderness Inquiry staff with preparing, executing and evaluating equipment maintenance; wilderness adventures and organizing local events; designing and organizing workshops and assisting in training; assisting the Program Director with food, vehicle and equipment systems used by Wilderness Inquiry;  developing strategies for marketing educational programs and special events; and assisting the Development Director with fund-raising and organizing special events.  This is an unpaid position but interns will receive free housing and a chance for employment.  Make sure to apply no later than June 1.
CONTACTS:   Stephanie Schmit
                  Director of Administration
ADDRESS:     Wilderness Inquiry
                  808 14th Ave. SE
                  Minneapolis, MN 55414-1516
PHONE:        (612) 676-9427
FAX:            (612) 676-9401
EMAIL:         [email protected]
WEBSITE:     www.wildernessinquiry.org
CRC CATEGORIES: EVENT PLANNING (EP), ENVIRONMENTAL (EV)

Women’s Sports Foundation – Meadow, NY                ON-GOING
The Women’s Sports Foundation has openings for full time internship positions for fall.  The Intern will work in the Information Referral Service office and will also be assigned to one of the following departments:  Advocacy, Athlete Services, Special Events, Program Management, Development, Marketing, Education Programs, Public Relations, Publications, and WEB.  There will also be a monthly stipend which ranges from $450-1000 depending on the length and type of Internship.  The length of the Internship varies from 12 weeks to one year.  Applications can be obtained by calling the number listed below.  All applications, resumes, and letters of reference should be sent via mail to the address below. 
CRC CATEGORIES:  Communication (CM), Education (ED), Event Planning (EP), Fitness/Athletic Training (FT)

YWCA of St. Paul – St. Paul, MN                       ON-GOING
The YWCA is offering three volunteer internships for this summer.  The first is with the Health and Fitness Center where one will promotional and physical well-being to a wide variety of people.  One will assist with the set-up, promotions, and execution of the 5K Run while combining the community and the organization interactions.   They are seeking individuals majoring in management, health and wellness, or business. This is a 10 week position. The responsibilities of the intern in this next position include assisting with case management and office duties and providing supportive services and training to women and children in the Transitional Housing Program.  Individuals interested in this position should be majoring in human services and have an understanding of homelessness issues. This is a three month opportunity.  The third opportunity is with the Two-Gether Program as a Girl’s Mentor Recruitment intern.  One will be responsible for media relations, provide companionship and encouragement to build girl’s self-esteem, and promote healthy development.  This is also a 10 week commitment, Monday through Friday.  Applications for each position are available on-line.
CONTACT:     Volunteer Services Coordinator
ADDRESS:     YWCA of St. Paul
                  375 Selby Ave.
                  St. Paul, MN 55102
PHONE:        (651) 222-3741
FAX:            (651) 222-6307
E-MAIL:        [email protected] 
WEBSITE:      www.ywcsofstpaul.org  
CRC CATEGORIES: (EP) EVENT PLANNING, (HS) HUMAN SERVICES, GENDER ISSUES (GI)

 

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Alzheimer’s Association – Minneapolis, MN
The Alzheimer’s Association is offering an unpaid summer internship.  The intern will assist the special events manager in the overall planning of the major fundraising events for the center.  Responsibilities include: marketing, media relations, public relations, public speaking, committee meetings, and some data management. The intern should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, good interpersonal communication skills, and good computer skills.  The intern must be able to commit 10-20 hours per week with some evenings necessary.  To apply, send a resume and cover letter via mail or email by May 1, 2005 to Nancy Thomes.
CONTACT:    Nancy Thomes, Director of Volunteer Programs
ADDRESS:    Alzheimer’s Association
                 4550 West 77th St., Suite 200 
                 Minneapolis, MN 55435
PHONE:       (952) 857-0520
                 (800) 232-0851
FAX:           (982) 830-0513
EMAIL:        [email protected]  
CRC CATEGORIES: EVENT PLANNING (EP)

American Lung Association – St. Paul, MN
The American Lung Association is seeking a Capitol Classic Golf Tournament Coordinator Intern. The intern will assist the tournament director with the coordination of this $250,000 golf tournament. Responsibilities include: coordinate silent auction, coordinate solicitation mailing process, conduct essential donor follow-up, assist in information collection for the tournament program, and attend tournament and assist as needed. The qualified candidate has undergraduate student in a related field, has working knowledge of Microsoft Office, is detail oriented, has the ability to work independently, displays flexibility, integrity, and team orientation, and has knowledge of golf and/or golf tournaments. The position is for January 2000 through June 30, 2000.
CRC CATEGORIES: EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Center for International Education – College of Saint Benedict/St. John’s University

Global Education Intern – Multiple positions open
Description:  The CSB/SJU Center for International Education is home to the WorldStar Program, and 16 faculty-led study abroad programs.  It has one of the highest study abroad participation rates in the nation.  Prospective interns must be passionate about their study abroad experience. 
Responsibilities:  Update website content and databases, event planning, public speaking, routine office work, assisting with study abroad application process
Qualifications:  Able to work 10-12 hours per week, experience with word processing and spreadsheet software, can work independently and has had previous study abroad experience.  Must work in 2-4 hours shifts; available odd or even days and must be able to work some evenings.
Application Process:  Send cover letter and resume to:      
CONTACT:    Kristi Kremers, Global Educational Coordinator
                 College of Saint Benedict / St. John’s University
                 Quad 128
                 Collegeville, MN   56321-2000
PHONE:       320-363-2089
FAX:           320-363-2013
EMAIL:        [email protected]
WEBSITE:    http://www.csbsju.edu/internationaleducation

CRC CATEGORIES:  Global/Intercultural/Foreign Language (IP) Event Planning (EP) (02/06)City of Edina – Edina, MN
The City of Edina, Centennial Lakes Park is accepting applications for a part-time summer intern.  The intern will assist the Special Events Coordinator by working with adults and children’s performances, working with the public in the clubhouse on the putting course, and taking group reservations.  Qualifications for this position include a major in recreation or related fields, a junior or senior standing, and prior experience working with the public and with community events.  This is a 20-36 hr/per week position requiring some evening and weekend hours. Starting wage is $8.81 per hour. Application deadline for this position is April 18, 2003. 
CONTACT:    City of Edina, Human Resources
ADDRESS:    4801 W. 50th St.
                 Edina, MN 55424
WEBSITE:    www.ci.edina.mn.us  
CRC CATEGORIES: (EP) EVENT PLANNING

City of Minnetonka – Minnetonka, MN
The City of Minnetonka has an opening available for an intern in the Planning Department.  This is a position with flexible hours.  The primary responsibility would be to help the planners in a suburban planning office.  The projects include making maps, researching projects, sign inspection, code enforcement, report writing, providing assistance to residents, surveys and phone work.  This is a paid position.
CRC CATEGORIES: EVANT PLANNING (EP)

City of Saint Paul – St. Paul, MN
The City of St. Paul has an opening for a community Development Intern for a minimum of six months.  The purpose of this position is to conduct special project work for the Community/Economic Development Director in the department areas of: community development, economic development, neighborhood development, housing and problem properties.  Applicants must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary educational facility pursuing a degree in Public Administration, Planning, Community Development or a closely related field.  This is a paid position.  For more information please call the contact below.
CRC CATEGORIES:  EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Common Hope – St. Paul, MN
CSB/SJU students have interned at this site in the past.  Contact the organization directly for information about current opportunities.
CRC CATEGORIES: EVENT PLANNING (EP)

DeLaSalle High School – Minneapolis, MN
DeLaSalle High School is offering two spring internships to senior students interested in a career in event planning and/or development. The intern will help coordinate the bulk mailing process of quarterly Alumni Publications, and participate in committee meetings by creating and sending agendas, planning an entire alumni reception, and researching other school activities and planning.  Interns will have their own working space and will be treated as a professional, full-time staff.  A small stipend will be available. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume by Friday December 5, 2003 to the contact below.  The school with accept applications until both positions are filled.
CONTACT:    Events & Development
ADDRESS:    DeLaSalle High School
                 One DeLaSalle Drive
                 Minneapolis, MN 55401
EMAIL:        [email protected]
WEBSITE:    www.delasalle.com  
CRC CATEGORIES: EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Edina Chamber of Commerce – Edina, MN
The Edina Chamber of Commerce is seeking interns to help with the annual Gala, their largest fundraising event of the year, scheduled on March 2, 2002.  The Special Events Internship would run from mid-December 2001 through early March 2002.  Interns can expect to gain experience in public relations and to assist in writing articles for a monthly newsletter, updating website pages, researching, general administrative duties and event planning.  Computer skills are a must.  The internships are unpaid and must be for school credit. 
CRC CATEGORIES:  EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Education Sector Internship – Washington, D.C. 
Education Sector, a new education policy think tank in Washington, D.C. offers substantive internship experiences for college undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates interested in education policy, research and communications.  The opportunities are offered during the school year and summer.  Visit their website for further information:  www.educationsector.org.
Responsibilities:  Interns are expected to engage in a variety of activities, including collecting and analyzing data, tracking issues and policy developments, writing brief articles for their newsletter and online publications, planning and helping to run forums and conferences.  Professional development opportunities are available.
Qualifications:  Interest and commitment to improving public education, strong writing and analytical skills, good organization skills and the ability to juggle a variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Application Process:  Send cover letter explaining your interest, resume and writing sample by email to:  [email protected].   Most internships are unpaid, however there is a limited number of scholarships available for outstanding applicants. 
CRC CATEGORIES:  GOVERNMENT (GO)  COMMUNICATION WRITING (CM)  EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Golden Openings, Inc. – New Hope, MN
Golden Openings, Inc. has internships available in public relations/event planning.  The intern will distribute flyers and invitations to neighboring businesses before events; assist and create promotional pieces for clients; assist with administrative tasks; attend and assist with pre and post grand opening activities; assist with internal projects as needed.    This internship is available to public relation, business, communication, and computer majors. 
CRC CATEGORIES: EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Initiative Foundation – Little Falls, MN
The Initiative Foundation, a regional resource for nonprofit grants, business loans and community, organizational and environmental planning, is currently seeking a temporary, part-time event coordinator.  This internship position will assist in the planning, promotion, and coordination of the Third Annual Awards for Outstanding Community Initiative.  Other responsibilities include:  assisting with news releases, developing event signage and sponsorship recognition, and participating with all aspects of event planning.  Prospective interns should have good writing and verbal communications ability, exceptional organizational skills, basic news writing and graphic design proficiency, and a sense of responsibility, timeliness and pride.  Interns must also have a valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.  This is a fall internship opportunity.  To apply, send a resume and cover letter by August 23 to the contact below.  This is a paid internship.
CONTACT:    Matt Kilian, Director of Communications
ADDRESS:    405 First Street Southeast
                 Little Falls, MN  56345
PHONE:       (320)632-9255
FAX:           (320)632-9258
WEBSITE:    www.ifound.org
CRC CATEGORIES:  EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Intermedia Arts – Minneapolis, MN
Intermedia Arts is looking for a part-time intern who would like to gain experience in event coordination and artist services.  The Art Car Parade Intern will work with staff to ensure success of their July 4th events.  Applicants should be comfortable with the public, have experience with Microsoft Word, the ability and appreciation of interacting with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds, and past experience with festivals or event coordination.  This is an unpaid internship at 10-12 hours per week for 10 weeks.  Please submit a resume and letter of interest by April 8, 2003 to the contact below.
CONTACT:    Kate Roth
ADDRESS:    Intermedia Arts
                 2822 Lyndale Ave. South
                 Minneapolis, MN 55408
PHONE:       (612) 874-2815
E-MAIL:       [email protected]
WEBSITE:    www.intermediaarts.org  
CRC CATEGORIES: (AD) ARTS ADMINISTRATION (EP) EVENT PLANNING

Landmark Center – St. Paul, MN
The historical Landmark Center is seeking and intern for the 2003-2004 academic year.  Individuals must have a junior or senior standing along with a major in public relations, marketing, communication or advertising.  The intern will assist in planning events that will take place at Landmark Center and be highly involved in working with other St. Paul and Heritage organizations.  The hours are flexible and unpaid.  If interested, please send a resume to the contact below.
CONTACT:    Sarah Fossen
                 Director of Program & Marketing
ADDRESS:    Minnesota Landmarks
                 75 West 5th Street, Suite 404
                 St. Paul, MN 55102
PHONE:       (651) 292-3276
FAX:           (651) 292-3272
E-MAIL:       [email protected]
CRC CATEGORIES: (EP) EVENT PLANNING

Mall of America – Bloomington, MN
The Mall of America is offering events and marketing internships for the spring semester.  The interns will be responsible for assisting with the following programs and projects: Toddler Tuesday, promotional event recaps, assisting with execution of large events, writing descriptions for events and proofing advertising copy and researching potential sponsors and event components for a large scale event.  The intern needs to work a minimum of 40 hours a week, which includes some nights and weekends.  The internship is paid at $8 per hour.  Interns must spend a minimum of 3 months interning with the option to extend to 6 months, if in mutual agreement. Now hiring for January – May. To apply, send a cover letter and resume by December 6, 2004 to Amanda Scherkenbach.   
CONTACT:    Amanda Scherkenbach, Assistant Manager, Events & Marketing Operations
ADDRESS:    Mall of America Management Offices
                 60 E. Broadway
                 Bloomington, MN 55425
CRC CATEGORIES: EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission – Blaine, MN
The MASC was created in 1987 by the Minnesota State Legislature to promote the economic and social benefits of sports.
1)  MASC is currently looking for students interested in duties and tasks related to the administrative organization of major amateur sports events and projects.  The interns will work directly with the event managers with responsibilities in facilities and venues, housing and transportation, competition, volunteer services, registration services, and special events.  This is a paid position for the summer of 2002.
2)  A second event planning intern position is available.   This internship including tasks and duties related to the administrative organization of major amateur sports events and projects sponsored by the National Sports Center, including the Schwan’s USA CUP soccer tournament.  The intern will work directly with the event managers and will undertake responsibilities that include: facilities and venues, housing and transportation, competition, volunteer services, registration services, results/media, publications, and special events.  Internship start dates are ongoing and completion dates are flexible.   This is a paid position. For the summer of 2002.
CRC CATEGORIES:  Event Planning (EP)

Minnesota Children’s Museum – St. Paul, MN
The Development department at Minnesota Children’s Museum is seeking an intern to assist in the planning and execution of its 2004 Benefit Gala on February 21st.  The intern will serve as a liaison between development staff, volunteer Gala Committee and the Museum’s Board of Directors, work with development data assistance to coordinate the invitation mailing list, attend and help staff the Gala, and complete an analysis of the special event to include an assessment of time and other resources.  The intern should have a strong interest in marketing, communications, journalism, or a related field.  Also, the intern should have a high comfort level with making phone calls to board members and prospective donors, skills in coordinating and completing tasks and projects, and excellent written, verbal and organizational skills.  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to the contact below.  The application deadline is October 20, 2003. 
CONTACT:    Bekah Dalen
                 Youth Volunteer Coordinator
ADDRESS:    Minnesota Children’s Museum
                 10 West 7th Street
                 St. Paul, MN 55102
PHONE:       (651) 225-6048
CRC CATEGORIES: EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Minnesota Historical Society – Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN
The Minnesota Historical Society’s Education Department has an internship available in their Education Outreach Mentorship program.  Mentorship positions are part-time and run from November through March.  The intern will be responsible for: providing support and resources for 6th through 12th grade students, working with teachers to provide classroom support, History Day program facilitation, and working with staff and schools to organize History Day events.  Qualifications for this position include: interest in working with teachers and students grade 6 though 12; experience in research, analyzing, and presenting information; the ability to meet deadlines, and a background in history, education, English, or theater.  Familiarity with Spanish is also preferred. 
CONTACT:    Tara Romanov
PHONE:        (651)297-3533
EMAIL:         [email protected]
WEBSITE:     www.mnhs.org/historyday/
CRC CATEGORIES: EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Minnesota Thunder – Blaine, MN
Minnesota Thunder has two event planning internship opportunities.  One opportunity is as a Youth Development Administrator and the other is a Community Relations Coordinator.  The Thunder internship experience will offer a full range of business know-how, not limiting the intern’s understanding to one department alone. Responsibilities include organizing events, customer service, and responding to donation requests.  The intern should have transportation to and from the National Sports Center in Blaine, computer knowledge, organizational skills, and the ability to work in a team environment.  The position hours are 10-15 per week.  Please send a resume and cover letter to the following by either fax or e-mail.
CONTACT:    Kristin Lettiere
                 Department of Operations
ADDRESS:    1700 105th Avenue Northeast
                 Blaine, MN 55449
PHONE:       (763)785-3668
FAX:           (763)785-5999
E-MAIL:       [email protected]
WEBSITE:    www.mnthunder.com
CRC CATEGORIES: EVENT PLANNING (EP)

National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC)– St. Paul, MN
The NYLC is looking for a program assistant.  This intern is sought to coordinate the programs and activities of NYLC’s Department of Youth Initiatives and provide administrative support to the Director of Development and External Affairs.  The intern’s responsibilities include: manage communication, programs, activities, and events of Youth Initiatives’ team, which includes the Youth Project Team, the DiversityYes!  Learning Circle, and provide training and technical assistance.  This is a paid position.
CRC CATEGORIES: Events Planning (EP)

Northwest Regional Planning Commission – Spooner, WI
Northwest Regional Planning Commission is looking for a planning intern.  The planning intern will be responsible for assisting in the development of the Washburn County Comprehensive Plan following the State of Wisconsin’s newly adopted “Smart Growth” legislation.  Duties will include, but are not limited to, research and data analysis, develop land use and zoning maps, conduct town and village pavement surface evaluation ratings attend local comprehensive plan meetings, and assist in the preparation of grant applications.  Excellent written, oral communication and computer skills are required.  This is a paid position. 
CRC CATEGORIES: Events Planning (EP)

People Serving People – Minneapolis, MN
People Serving People has a development internship available.  This intern will work closely with the Development Coordinator to assist with special event programming, annual giving campaigns, donations/solicitation and grant research for the largest homeless shelter in Minnesota.  Duties will include: researching local organizations, writing grant proposals for financial support, and assisting with the planning and implementation of one special event and performing general fund raising tasks as assigned by the Development Coordinator. 
CRC CATEGORIES: Events Planning (EP)

Ramsey County Women's Political Caucus - St. Paul
County Chapter of a multipartisan voluntary women's organization is seeking an intern for a short-term project. The intern will organize and implement a recognition event with a 25 year tradition. Gain experience on grassroots funding, public relations, committee experience, and events planning. Hours are flexible, and the internship will be completed by May 12, 1999.
CRC CATEGORIES: Events Planning (EP)

Regis Corporation – Edina, MN
The Regis Corporation is seeking an intern to act as a key contact for a region of salons and to become familiar with all operational duties.  The intern will also take part in special projects, help coordinate new salon openings and closings, and attend regular meetings to discuss salon reports including sales, costs, and payroll. The intern must have a junior or senior academic status and working towards a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Management, Marketing, Merchandising, or related field.  This is a 40 hour a week position with duration of 10-12 weeks during the summer of 2003.  This is a paid position.  If interested, please send resumes by February 15th, 2003 to the following (no phone calls please):
CRC CATEGORIES: (EP) EVENT PLANNING 

Ridgeway International
Ridgeway International has an opportunity for a fall internship.  This position starts the end of August/beginning of September, and concludes the end of December.  It is a full time position that also requires occasional evening and weekend hours.  The intern will assist with the planning and execution of special events and performing daily basic office work.  Individual must have strong listening and verbal skills, strong organization and planning skills, the desire to work in a fast-paced environment, and ability to work with a team.  This opportunity provides the intern with hands-on event experience, and the benefits of working on a small, energetic team. 
CONTACT:    Amy Peterson or Leah Langehaug
ADDRESS:    Ridgeway International, Inc
                 77 13th Ave NE, Suite 203 C
                 Minneapolis, MN 55413
PHONE:       (952) 893-1111
FAX:           (952) 893-1995
EMAIL:        [email protected]
E-MAIL:       [email protected]
CRC CATEGORIES:  Event Planning (EP)

Riverview Economic Development Association – District del Sol, St. Paul West Side, MN
Riverview Economic Development Association (REDA) is a non-profit community development corporation working to increase the economic capacity and vitality of the businesses on St. Paul’s West Side.  The company is offering an internship for the spring of 2005.  The intern will work with staff at REDA and be exposed to the following activities: community organization, event management and promotion, community economic development, and small business banking.  The intern will be responsible for assisting in producing the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, supporting marketing and sponsorship initiative for REDA, and helping with administrative and clerical duties in the office.  Spanish skills are a plus. The intern should have general computer knowledge and the ability to multitask.  This is a 10-20 hours per week position with a stipend available based on the amount of time the intern is able to commit. 
CONTACT:    Chris Romano, Marketing and Business Outreach Manager
PHONE:       (651) 222-6347
EMAIL:        [email protected]
CRC CATEGORIES: COMMUNCATION (Marketing/Promotions) (CM), EVENT PLANNING (EP) INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS (IP)

St Paul Saints - St. Paul, MN
The St. Paul Saints Professional Baseball club of the Northern League is seeking an intern interested in all aspects of event production and management.  Responsibilities will include: database management, prospecting sales leads, calling potential sponsors, designing sales materials and proposals, vendor contact negotiations, and volunteer management.  The intern must be creative, highly organized, energetic, and able to work well as a part of a team in a challenging office setting.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office is appreciated but not necessary for the position.  This is a 9-5, Monday through Thursday (more on events days) position from January 3 until October 3. Schedule for events and games days is 8:30am – 6:00pm. From January through April the position is unpaid but the organization is willing to work with students who desire to earn academic credit. The May through October portion of the internship is paid at $500 per month.  To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Heather Westrom by December 15, 2004.
CONTACT:    Heather Westrom
ADDRESS:    St. Paul Saints
                 1771 Energy Park St.
                 St. Paul, MN 55108
PHONE:       (651) 644-3517
FAX:           (651) 644-1627
EMAIL:        [email protected]  
CRC CATEGORIES: Event Planning (EP)

United Cerebral Palsy of Central Minnesota (UCP-CM) – St. Cloud, MN
The UCP-CM is looking for a part-time, unpaid intern, to assist with researching and compiling their fifty years of historical documents and photographs.  The position will include interviewing persons involved with UPC-CM throughout the years, designing a pictorial history of UCP on a display board and scrap booking news articles.  Hours are flexible, but the intern will be expected to work 15-20 hours per week.  This position is available for the spring of 2004 semester.
CONTACT:    Judy Moening
                 Executive Director
ADDRESS:    UPC of Central MN
                 510 25th Ave. No.
                 St. Cloud, MN 56303
PHONE:       (320) 253-0765
EMAIL:        [email protected]
CRC CATEGORIES: (EP) EVENT PLANNING

United Cerebral Palsy – St. Cloud, MN
United Cerebral Palsy (UPC) is seeking an intern to assist in planning fundraising events including Casual Day, their annual golf tournament, and to assist in the development of appeal campaigns.  The intern should have good communication skills with previous coursework in marketing or communications.  The position begins in mid-May at 20 hours per week.  To apply, email [email protected] or call Judy Moening.
CONTACT:    Judy Moening
ADDRESS:    UPC of Central MN
                 510 25th Ave. N.
                 St. Cloud, MN 56303
PHONE:       (320) 253-0765
FAX:           (320) 253-6753
EMAIL:        [email protected] 
WEBSITE:    www.ucpcentralmn.org  
CRC CATEGORIES: EVENT PLANNING (EP)

Youth Performance Company (YPC) – Minneapolis, MN
Youth Performance Company (YPC), a youth-centered theatre company, is seeking an intern assistant for its annual fundraising project “Cattle Call”.  This year’s event is scheduled for March 10, 2002 at the International Market Square in Minneapolis.   The event features a large silent auction (over 250 items), sit down dinner and fabulous entertainment.  This year’s goal aims to raise $35,000.  The intern will assist the Youth Performance Company’s Development Director and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: assisting with silent auction request letters and follow-up, the creation of a silent auction program, the creation of all silent auction displays, and all the other aspects that go into getting this silent auction together.  This is a stipend position.
CRC CATEGORIES: Events Planning (EP)