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Program-Related Internships

Internships are available in a variety of service areas, including education, client services, employment, economic development, and social work. Gain real life experience working in an international environment, while earning credit towards your degree, testing out a new career path, or just having fun!

Our internships are competitive and postings are subject to change at any time.

Once you have selected an internship, please apply by emailing your resume and cover letter to Carrie Brickey at brickeyc@iistl.org. Be sure to indicate which position(s) you are interested in.


Available Program Internships:

EDUCATION

ESOL Resource Intern (Afternoon or Evening Program)

Semester: Spring & Summer 2018
Time commitment:

The ESOL Resource Intern will work in the Education department to provide classroom, administrative, and project support for Education Services programs and clients. Duties may include:

Qualifications:

Training Requirements:

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Literacy Citizenship Program Intern (Afternoon & Evening)

Semester: Spring & Summer 2018
Time commitment:

The Literacy Citizenship Program Intern will work in the Education assisting Citizenship Project Specialist in meeting educational needs of clients who require intensive literacy instruction, and provide administrative support for Special and Core Programs. Duties may include:

Qualifications:

Training Requirements:

Benefits to Intern:

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WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS

Workforce Solution Intern

Semester: Spring & Summer 2018
Time commitment: Must complete a minimum of 10 hours per week during business hours

This position will research training requirements, qualifications, examinations required, cost and time requirements, credentialing, etc., for a specific professional area.

Qualifications: knowledge of, or ability to acquire knowledge of, one or more of the following professional fields: health care, engineering, education, computer science, social work, accounting/finance, construction, automotive, business management/entrepreneurship, hospitality, translation/interpretation, cosmetology, law, animal science; comfort and facility with Internet research, information synthesis and reporting, keyboarding; proficient in Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). • Must be flexible and reliable.

Responsibilities: Create guides for professional areas including qualifications, license/ certificates, training programs, and academic resources/courses.

Training Requirements: Complete general volunteer orientation and brief specific orientation to the role.

Benefits to Intern: Personal gratification that comes from helping international professionals strengthen their skills for the St. Louis workforce and helping people succeed with career goals. Opportunities to participate in special projects and initiative related to data collection and interpretation.

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