Finding your dream internship. What is an internship?. Career related work experience, usually full-time in the summer. A chance to test the waters. Not cheap labor. Not just grunt work. Using independent problem solving skills. A chance to learn from a mentor.
North Carolina State Government Internship ProgramYouth Advocacy and Involvement Office217 West Jones Street, Second FloorRaleigh, NC 27603-1336http://www.doa.state.nc.us/doa/yaio/yaio.htm
Description: The Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office (YAIO), an Agency of the N.C. Department of Administration, is pleased to offer internship opportunities in virtually all areas of State Government to college, community college, graduate, and law students who are residents of North Carolina. Past internships have included introducing visitors to reptiles at the Museum of Natural Sciences, working in the Governor's office, tracking the nesting patterns of loggerhead turtles on Bear Island, and clerking at the N.C. Court of Appeals. The YAIO will offer 75 summer 2005 internships in North Carolina state government.
Qualifications: To be considered, students must have completed their first year of college, be enrolled in a college or graduate school for the semester following the internship, be a legal resident of North Carolina, and have at least a 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
Compensation: Description: Interns are paid $8.25 an hour by the YAIO and work for 40 hours a week for ten weeks in June, July, and August. Interns do not receive benefits such as hospital insurance, paid vacation, or paid sick leave and may not work over 40 hours in any one-week period. Summer interns will work 40 hours per week in agencies throughout the state for ten weeks from Tuesday, May 31 (the day after Memorial Day) through Friday, August 5.
Contact: Jen Wichman, Ed. M., Internship Coordinator
Contact Phone: 919-733-9296
Contact Fax: 919-733-1461
Offered: Fall: Deadline - Contact YAIO Summer: Deadline - January 19, 2005
To Apply: Those interested in an internship should submit an application. 2004 program application forms are available online: http://www.doa.state.nc.us/doa/forms/int ern.htm. Applicants should specify that they seek a summer 2004 internship and should follow the directions specified in the project book. Please note that late applications will not be considered. For more information on the N.C. State Government Internship Program, please also see: http://www.doa.state.nc.us/doa/yaio/proj ect.htm General contents page http://www.doa.state.nc.us/doa/forms/int ern.htm Internship application http://www.doa.state.nc.us/doa/yaio/inte rnbk.pdf
Callaway GardensEducation DepartmentP.O. Box 2000Pine Mountain, GA 31822-2000http://www.callawaygardens.com
Description: Interning at Callaway is an exciting and rewarding experience, offering unique opportunities for a number of career avenues in horticulture, education, forestry, wildlife biology and more. With a staff of approximately 1,000 full-time and 200 part-time employees, there is ample room to explore various facets of the organization and to advance your knowledge and professional goals. Callaway offers several Internship Programs in our Horticulture and Education Departments. These internships are invaluable for careers in Public Horticulture, Landscape Design, or Environmental Education. May through August, the twelve-week programs offer practical work experience supplemented by classes and field trips. Students work 40-hour weeks with some evening and weekend hours required for work and study AVAILABLE PROGRAMS: Education, Environmental Stewardship, Trails, Entomology, Horticulture Production.
Compensation: Compensation includes an hourly wage of $7.26 and dormitory housing for a nominal cost. Meals are available at the Employee’s Cafeteria, which serves three meals a day. There are shared kitchen facilities at the dormitory. Benefits include free admission to Callaway, access to fitness, recreation and sports facilities on a space- available basis, employee discounts in the restaurants and shops on property, and use of the Education Department library for research, reading and work in progress.
Contact: Patricia L. Collins, Director of Education
Contact Phone: (706)663-5153 Contact Fax: (706)663-6720Contact
Offered: Summer: Deadline - 02/01/05
To Apply: Students wishing to apply for a position in the Callaway Internship Program should send a resume and a letter of introduction describing career goals, professional interests, and reasons for seeking an internship position to: Intern Registrar Education Department Callaway: Gardens, Resort, Preserve P.O. Box 2000 Pine Mountain, GA 31822-2000 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org PHONE:(706)663-5153 FAX (706)663-6720 Students will then receive an application form that should be completed and returned along with three letters of recommendation. All materials should be submitted by February 1st. Applicants will be notified by March 15th.