CHI Organization Internship Application

This application is for community-based nonprofit organzations or small businesses seeking to host a University of Minnesota graduate student seeking a summer internship.  

Note: Student intern salary will be paid by the CHI Program.

Timeframe/Hours

CHI Community Internships are offered during the summer and are located and supervised at the host organization's site. 

Internships are offered as follows:

Type of Internship

Total Hours Allotted

Estimated HR/WK
(based on a 12 week timeframe)

Full Time

480

40hr/wk

3/4 Time

360

30hr/wk

Part Time

120

20hr/wk

Please Note:  Although the duration of the internships is from the end of May to August (approximately 14-15 weeks), internships can start and end anytime within this period.

Organization Eligibility Qualifications

  • A health or medical community-based nonprofit organization or small business serving economically disadvantaged communities and/or communities of color
  • Located in the Twin Cities metropolitan area
  • In operation for at least three years
  • Nonprofit organizations must be 501(c)(3) Certified
  • Businesses must be Women, Minority or Disabled-owned
  • Able to clearly define internship scope, goals, objectives and deliverables
  • Able to provide on-going educational experience and supervision to students
  • Able to attend a pre-internship orientation session and provide a post-internship evaluation
  • Able to provide student intern with space and technical accommodations
  • Able to pay an Administrative Fee of $150.00 (if your internship proposal is selected)
     

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
Email Address: windh003@umn.edu