CHI Summer Internship Organization Application


CHI Community Internships are offered during the summer (end of May through August) of each year and are available as full-time (40 hours per week), 3/4-time (30 hours per week) or part-time (20 hours per week) positions that are located and supervised at the host organization's site throughout the duration of the internship.  Total Number of hours based on a 12-week time frame; up to but not to exceed 480 hours. 


  • community-based nonprofit organization or small business serving economically disadvantaged communities and/or communities of color
  • Located in the Minnesota greater metropolitan area
  • Nonprofit organizations must be 501(c)(3) Certified
  • In operation for at least three years
  • Able to provide on-going educational experience to students
  • Able to provide on-going supervision from a MSW, MPH, MD or equivalent experienced personnel
  • Able to provide space and technical accommodations at organization during internship period
  • Able to clearly define internship scope, goals and objectives
  • Must have a pre-internship organization assessment and post-internship evaluation & assessment
  • Able to pay an administrative fee of $150.00 (Student wages are paid by the CHI Program)

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

For more information, please contact:

Nedy Windham
CHI/MTAP Program Manager
Office for Business & Community Economic Development
University of Minnesota
2221 University Avenue SE, Suite 136
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414
Phone Number: (612) 625-2053
Fax Number: (612) 625-9056
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