Internships

Internship Opportunities: 2018

 

Life in the world beyond the campus provides students with invaluable experiences that complement their programs of study.  The experiential learning requirement may be fulfilled through an internship experience (minimum of 3 course credits and 120 hours of internship experience; detail below). All Wilkes Honors College students –including international and transfer students – are required to participate in an experiential learning program. All internships must be approved prior to registering for an internship course.


Please take the time to review the HC internship guidelines before applying to an internship by clicking the button below. You may not receive credit for internships started without completing and submitting the proper paperwork.



View below for current internship opportunities:


Lauren Baer for Congress - Finance Intern

Date Posted: April 18, 2018

 

Lauren Baer for Congress – a competitive, Red-to-Blue race in Florida’s 18​th​ Congressional District – is seeking Finance Interns to join its team. We are looking for passionate and hardworking individuals who are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of politics to join the fight in a critical swing district and a critical swing state. Be part of the movement that helps Democrats take back the House in 2018.

Role Overview

Finance Interns will provide support to the finance team to achieve weekly, monthly, and quarterly benchmarks. Interns will work closely with the Deputy Finance Director to assist on finance operations.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Include but not limited to:

● Providing administrative support to the finance team

● Researching potential donors

● Assisting in fundraising materials preparation

● Attending briefings, meetings, and other events

● Additional duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

● The ideal candidate will have advanced organizational skills and be familiar with political fundraising

● Strong writing and communication skills

● Strong research skills and attention to details

● Enthusiasm and an interest in campaigns and politics

● Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suite

● NGP experience a plus

 

To Apply 


Lauren Baer for Congress is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Please send your resume to ​orosenbaum@laurenbaerforcongress.com​.

 

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Interactive Art Exhibition and Art Camp

Date Posted: April 18, 2018

 

                Nowhere else in the entire state of Florida will any other art camp provide the exciting internship opportunities like those available this summer at Lighthouse ArtCenter in Tequesta, Florida, during  Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Interactive Art Exhibition and Art Camp . ArtCampers will work in traditional media like clay, paint, and Papier Mache while at the School of Art, but in the gallery they will create 2D and 3D  art projects incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. The S. Kent Rockwell Foundation funded a new computer lab using software designed for children by Fab@School Maker Studio (a Peter H. Reynolds company) with help from the Smithsonian, MIT, and Virginia Tech.  Five Caldecott Award Winning children’s author/illustrators are exhibiting 100 original paintings from their best-selling books in the main gallery where the young and young-at-heart will get cozy with the books they love and the beautiful artwork that fills them.  Included in this interactive exhibition are, Mary GrandPre (illustrator, Harry Potter), Betsy Lewin (illustrator, Click Clack Moo, Cows that Type), Ted Lewin (illustrator, Pepe the Lamplighter), James Ransome (illustrator, Before She Was Harriet), Judy Schachner (author/illustrator, Skippy Jon Jones).  Interns will have the opportunity to meet one or more of these icons in the children’s publishing industry.

               The Lighthouse ArtCenter is a 501 c (3) nonprofit that has provided uninterrupted arts and cultural programming in the heart of Tequesta for 54 years.  The gallery boasts 3,500 square feet of exhibition space where annually over 20,000 guests visit eleven art shows (some of national significance)that are locally produced and curated.  The School of Art features 45 faculty members who teach over 2,500 adult students and 700 children (ages 6-12).  Seventeen master artists lead workshops throughout the year and the Plein Air Festival is considered one of the best in the entire country.  Outreach programs serve seniors as well as children and families who are underserved and economically challenged.  Scholarships are available at need.

 

               FAU Student Interns to be considered should be focused on one or more of the following: education, art, graphic design, psychology, computers. The opportunity is unpaid and the ArtCamp is from 8:30 AM - 4 PM and runs for 9 weeks from June 4th - August 11th (and will be closed the week of July 4th). Students will be expected to provide their own reliable transportation. For those interested in applying, please submit a resume, cover letter, and letter of recommendation to Holly Gizzi, Director of Education, Lighthouse ArtCenter School of Art at holly@lighthousearts.org; 561-748-8737.

 

GHR Intern: Web Developer

Date Posted: April 9, 2018

Global Healthcare Resources is the world’s preeminent authority in the fields of healthcare, medical travel, wellness, insurance, and benefits, with the influence to act as a global connector for Fortune 500 companies, a market penetrating facilitator for brand-new startups, an accrediting body for enterprise facilities, and a custom-tailored consulting firm with the ability to augment the growth of any business in the field.

 

Global Healthcare Resources is seeking an ambitious, talented web developer to join our team. Our company is going through an overhaul and rebrand, and now is the perfect time for a student to secure a long-term opportunity with uncapped growth.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Maintain a continuing education and stay up-to-date on technical updates and developments
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Redesign websites from scratch
  • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent and maintain brand standards
  • Collaborate with other web developers to accomplish tasks
  • Implement testing tools that monitor the ongoing performance of the company website
  • Other duties as required

 

Requirements:

 

  • Proven working experience in web programming
  • Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
  • Master of Wordpress content management system
  • Familiarity with at least one of the following programming languages: PHP, ASP.NET, Javascript or Ruby on Rails
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
  • Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
  • Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools
  • Strong understanding of Search Engine Optimization process
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly, and master diverse web technologies and techniques
  • BS in computer science or a related field preferred

 

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 – 6 PM

Salary: Paid Internship, $8.25

Employment Term: 13 weeks with the option for permanent hire

Transportation: Not provided

Hiring Manager: Brandon Fertig, Director of Marketing Technology, bfertig@goghr.com

 

To apply, please email a copy of your resume, cover letter, and portfolio of work to bfertig@goghr.com. An initial phone interview will be conducted before an in-person meeting.

GHR Intern: Associate Editor

Date Posted: April 9, 2018

 

Global Healthcare Resources is the world’s preeminent authority in the fields of healthcare, medical travel, wellness, insurance, and benefits, with the influence to act as a global connector for Fortune 500 companies, a market penetrating facilitator for brand-new startups, an accrediting body for enterprise facilities, and a custom-tailored consulting firm with the ability to augment the growth of any business in the field.

 

Global Healthcare Resources is seeking an ambitious, talented Associate Editor to join our team. Our company is going through an overhaul and rebrand, and now is the perfect time for a student to secure a long-term opportunity with uncapped growth.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Create content that is timely and relevant to our industries, including breaking news which may demand work outside of the typical 9-6pm culture
  • Post content to our online blogs and magazines
  • Write in different styles for different industries and topics (i.e. formal vs casual)
  • Serve as liaison with a large network of contract editors and colleagues in the client and editorial team
  • Ensure the quality and timeliness of the content that is published
  • Ensure content published is completely original
  • Maintain and generate reports with respect to the performance, evaluation and progress of the publication
  • Achieve the objectives set by our organization
  • Write copy for webpages, emails, letters, etc.
  • Other duties as required

 

Requirements:

 

  • Command of the English language, including a firm grasp of spelling, grammar, and punctuation rules
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to make quick decisions
  • Clear communication skills and considerable diplomacy when interacting with writers and other editors
  • Ability to manage many different tasks at once
  • Experience with electronic publishing software, web content management systems (i.e. Wordpress), and/or multimedia applications
  • Demonstrated proficiency with academic writing and proofreading
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word

 

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 – 6 PM

Salary: Paid Internship, $8.25

Employment Term: 13 weeks with the option for permanent hire

Transportation: Not provided

Hiring Manager: Brandon Fertig, Director of Marketing Technology, bfertig@goghr.com

 

To apply, please email a copy of your resume, cover letter, and portfolio of work to bfertig@goghr.com. An initial phone interview will be conducted before an in-person meeting.

GHR Intern: Social Media Manager

Date Posted: April 9, 2018

 

Global Healthcare Resources is the world’s preeminent authority in the fields of healthcare, medical travel, wellness, insurance, and benefits, with the influence to act as a global connector for Fortune 500 companies, a market penetrating facilitator for brand-new startups, an accrediting body for enterprise facilities, and a custom-tailored consulting firm with the ability to augment the growth of any business in the field.

 

Global Healthcare Resources is seeking an ambitious, talented social media manager to join our team. Our company is going through an overhaul and rebrand, and now is the perfect time for a student to secure a long-term opportunity with uncapped growth.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
  • Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action
  • Set up and optimize company pages within each platform to increase the visibility of company’s social content
  • Manage and moderate company groups
  • Moderate all user-generated content in line with the moderation policy for each community
  • Create editorial calendars and syndication schedules
  • Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information
  • Collaborate with other departments (customer relations, sales, etc.) to manage reputation, identify key players and coordinate actions
  • Other duties as required

 

Requirements:

 

  • Proven working experience in social media marketing or as a digital media specialist
  • Excellent consulting, writing, editing (photo/video/text), presentation and communication skills
  • Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge
  • Adequate knowledge of web design, web development, and SEO
  • Knowledge of online marketing and good understanding of major marketing channels
  • Positive attitude, detail and customer oriented with good multitasking and organizational ability
  • Command of the English language, including a firm grasp of spelling, grammar, and punctuation rules
  • BS in Communications, Marketing, Business, New Media or Public Relations preferred

 

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 – 6 PM

Salary: Paid Internship, $8.25

Employment Term: 13 weeks with the option for permanent hire

Transportation: Not provided

Hiring Manager: Brandon Fertig, Director of Marketing Technology, bfertig@goghr.com

 

To apply, please email a copy of your resume, cover letter, and portfolio of work to bfertig@goghr.com. An initial phone interview will be conducted before an in-person meeting.

 

CVS Health Externship Program

Date Posted: March 22, 2018

We are seeking 20 top sophomores to join our program August 7 – 9, 2018*. CVS Health values a diverse workforce and promotes a workplace that empowers all of our colleagues, regardless of their age, race, ethnicity and background. Multicultural candidates who have an interest in healthcare are encouraged to apply.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Learn about business process and insights from top industry leaders in a Fortune 7 company
  • Obtain career prep tips from industry experienced recruiters
  • Experience diverse business areas including:
    • Internal Audit – Builds business processes, objectives, and risk and control procedures across multiple business units.
    • Enterprise Product Innovation and Development - Assesses and develops programs that support patient care coordination between CVS Health and other constituents in the healthcare ecosystem
    • Digital - Creates innovative digital solutions that will make health care more accessible, more integrated and more reliable for more people, online and in our stores
    • Creative Marketing - Our in-house creative agency is proving that big thinkers can thrive in a little state and that cutting-edge design thinking can drive our corporate mission of putting people on their paths to better health.
    • Supply Chain - Ensures CVS Health is adhering to compliance requirements, demonstrating operational excellence, delivering superior customer service, and focusing on continuous process improvement. 

 

What You Will Do:

  • Work on a real Fortune 7  business case innovation challenge with cash prizes
  • Experience CVS Health business locations in our Rhode Island Headquarters and our Boston Digital Innovation Lab
  • Network with senior leaders, current and former interns, and diversity colleague resource members
  • Receive a mentor post program if interested
  • Opportunity to interview for 2019 CVS Health internship opportunities in advance of our formal process opening

 

*CVS Health will coordinate and cover all travel and meal-related expenses. 8/6 and 8/10 will be travel days for non-local students.

 

Requirements:

  • Please fill out the electronic form here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CVSHealthExternship
  • You will be required to submit a PDF copy of your resume and a single PDF document with responses to the following questions:
    • A 2-3 line statement telling us why you are interested in this opportunity.
    • A short, 250 word essay on how you think diverse teams can enable innovation in organizations.

Program Timeline:

  • Application Opens:  March 13th
  • Application Closes:  April 6th
  • We plan to notify students by the end of April 2018. 

Obama Foundation

Date Posted: February 1, 2018

 

The Obama Foundation is looking to hire passionate, mission-oriented, and qualified interns to serve in our Chicago and D.C. offices. This internship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students who are eligible to work in the United States.

 

The summer 2018 internship will run from May 29, 2018 to August 17, 2018. For students on the quarter system, the internship will run from June 18, 2018 to September 7, 2018. Interns will be required to work 40 hours a week in either our Chicago or Washington, D.C. office.

The application opened on January 29, 2018 at 9AM CT and will close on February 12, 2018 at 5PM CT. We will not accept late applications.

If you are a law student interested in applying to intern in the Office of the General Counsel at the Obama Foundation, click here.

To ensure you get all the information you need in a timely manner, we encourage you to read our FAQ page before reaching out with questions.

 

What do interns do?

We are looking for interns who have excellent time management and organizational skills, are strong writers and researchers, and are eager to work in a fast-paced office environment. Interns will play a key role in providing departments at the Obama Foundation with the administrative, logistical, and operational assistance needed to execute their work.

 

Who can apply?

Current full-time or part-time undergraduate and graduate students eligible to work in the United States are welcome to apply. The Foundation is committed to recruiting a diverse cohort of interns and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Foundation does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, ancestry, genetic information, military service, veteran status, or any other protected category under local, state, or federal law. We encourage qualified persons of all backgrounds to apply. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please contact us at interns@obama.org if you require a reasonable accommodation to complete this application.

 

The Foundation will provide interns with a stipend and reimbursements for a portion of the expenses directly related to their internship. Please note the Foundation will not provide relocation or housing assistance.

 

Completing the application

Please note that as you fill out your application, you will not be able to save your responses or return to them before submitting. If you’d like to take more than one session to work on your answers, please download the Application Worksheet to draft your application responses offline. Please note you will still have to enter your answers into the application before the deadline.

Find the application here.

 

Florida Leatherbacks Inc.

Date Posted: February 1, 2018

 

Florida Leatherbacks Inc. is looking for three leatherback research and tagging interns for the upcoming research season.
 
Period
March 15 – June 30, 2018
 
Location
Martin County, Florida, USA
Background Information
Florida Leatherbacks Inc. is a volunteer-based, non-profit organization located in southeast Florida dedicated to researching local nesting populations of leatherback sea turtles. Our work helps characterize critical biological parameters crucial to the conservation of the species. Nightly surveys are conducted during leatherback nesting season and each individual is identified, tagged, measured, and sampled. Our survey area covers approximately 40 km of beach and each night a team of 3-4 volunteers is responsible for documenting all leatherback nesting activity.
 
Duties
  • Conduct nightly surveys by ATV to identify nesting leatherbacks along approximately 10 km of beach (3-4 independent surveyors cover ~40 km of beach)
  • Nightly surveys are conducted from 9:30pm – 4:30am and interns will work 4-5 nights/week
  • Tag (flipper and PIT tags), measure, and sample nesting females
  • Identify the presence of nesting loggerhead and green sea turtles to eliminate disturbance
  • Assist with satellite transmitter deployment and recovery
  • Collect morphometric and behavioral data independently
  • Engage with and educate the general public on the nesting beach
 
Requirements
Work is conducted overnight and qualified candidates must be able to remain awake and alert while operating an all-terrain vehicle in harsh conditions (heat, bugs, rain). Current students or recent graduates in the biological fields are preferred. Interns must be comfortable working alone on remote beaches after receiving proper training. Must possess a valid driver’s license, a working smart phone, and be available for the duration of the research season. Prior experience with sea turtles and ATVs is preferred but not required. Must be able to work independently and with a team. Strong organizational and communication skills are essential. The job requires a fair amount of physical exertion so qualified candidates should be able to sit/stand for extended periods, be in good physical health, and be able to tolerate the heat and humidity of south Florida.
 
Benefits/Costs
Florida Leatherbacks Inc. is an entirely volunteer-based organization. There is no compensation for this internship and housing is not provided. Field work is based in Martin County, Florida. Candidates must be able to locate their own housing.
 
Additional Contact Information
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Kelly Martin ( Kelly@floridaleatherbacks.com ). Application deadline is February 6, 2018.

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Internship

Date Posted: January 23, 2018

 

Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote conservation of ocean ecosystems with a special focus on threatened and endangered sea turtles. Our facility is open year round and is a world class sea turtle rehabilitation hospital and education center. We are located in Juno Beach, Florida and we have been conducting a sea turtle nest monitoring program along one of the highest density sea turtle nesting beaches in the world for over 25 years.

The internship is an un-paid position and housing is not provided. There will be two internship sessions available (minimum commitment 2 months) starting in either May or June. The number of work hours will be between 15-40 hours per week.

Job Responsibilities:
•    Assist staff biologists and field technicians with daily beach surveys on all-terrain vehicle (ATV) starting at sunrise (at work as early at 5:00 AM)
•    Learn how to locate a sea turtle egg chamber, to mark nests and conduct excavations
•    Learn how to collect data in the field quickly and accurately using leading edge technology
•    Assist with data entry and verification
•    Complete a research project

Supervisor: Reports directly to Research Department Staff Members

Qualifications:
•    Current undergraduate or recent graduate with a Biological Science related degree
•    In good physical condition with the ability to work outdoors under adverse conditions for up to 8 hours (humidity, rain, heat and direct sunlight)
•    Strong communication skills and enjoys interacting with the public
•    Ability to work well with others and collaborate with a team
•    Must possess a valid driver’s license
•    Must be a citizen of the United States

The deadline to apply for both sessions is March 15, 2018.
To apply, please submit the following to amccracken@marinelife.org
•    Resume with list of at least three professional references
•    Cover letter with dates of availability (please specify start and end dates)
•    Copy of School Transcripts (unofficial transcripts are accepted)

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand and walk.  The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Introductory Period:
It is the policy of Loggerhead Marinelife Center that all team members, including newly hired, transferred and promoted team members, will be carefully monitored and evaluated for an initial introductory period on the job.  After satisfactory completion of the introductory evaluation, such team members will be evaluated on an annual basis.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Loggerhead Marinelife Center is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Field Technician

Date Posted: January 23, 2018

 

There will be 6 technician positions available. Three positions will begin in March and three will begin in April, with the latest start date being no later than April 17. The seasonal technician positions typically end by mid to late September. The number of work hours will vary over the course of the summer and will range from 15-40 hours per week. The seasonal technicians will be paid $10-14 an hour depending on experience and education. Housing and benefits are not provided.

 

Please visit this link for more information and qualifications.

 

Deadline to apply is February 1, 2018

 

DC Internships

Date Posted: January 18, 2018

 

Public Policy and Economics program is now accepting applications for the February 7, 2018 Priority Deadline. We are very happy to announce that through our Leadership Scholars Program, we have at least 25 full scholarships to aid students in attending our summer 2018 programs in Washington, DC. Details may be found by clicking here.

The Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems (ICPES) is an eight week summer academic internship program sponsored by The Fund for American Studies in partnership with George Mason University. The program offers undergraduate students a first-hand look at the U.S. political system through:

• An internship placement in public policy or economics
• Courses for credit in economics and government
• Exclusive lectures, briefings and professional development seminars
• Housing in the heart of Washington, DC

Our goal is to help students close the gap between theory and practice and develop skills to manage today’s most pressing policy challenges. As you know, today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders. Building on what you have taught them in the classroom, we are committed to providing an educational experience that will prepare your students for successful careers in public policy.

Please share the announcement below with any student whose aspiration is to be among the next generation of professionals to shape tomorrow’s political or public policy landscape.

Students should apply by February 7 for priority admissions and scholarship consideration.

Please visit www.DCinternships.org/ICPES for detailed information on the program. Please contact me at 202.986.0384 or mstankus@tfas.org with any questions. Thank you for your time and consideration.

 

Comparative Medicine

Date posted: January 17, 2018

Comparative Medicine provides the appropriate resources for achieving high-quality research outcomes to all engaged in animal research at FAU through humane and ethical animal care and use. This position (Laboratory Animal Technician) entails animal husbandry, janitorial duties, and researcher support.

  • Any student welcome with at least one year left of school
  • Expected to work 10-20 hours a week
  • Expected start and end date is open
  • Must have transportation and a valid driver's license to drive the department's van and golf cart.
  • Paid position, $10/hour
  • Interview expected before taking the job.

 

 

 

Should you need additional information, please email Carrie List.

 

Carrie List

Facilities Manager

Comparative Medicine

561-558-4217

clist@fau.edu 

 



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