Internships Off-Campus

Off-Campus Internships

Students take advantage of off-campus internships for a variety of reasons:

  • To gain hands-on experience and on the job training in a field of interest
  • To obtain academic credit for course of study
  • ​To acquire additional income, when internships are paid 

To obtain academic credit, students must contact their academic advisor to review desired internship opportunities, receive approval for credit and register for the appropriate course.  Following the completion of the internship the student must complete an evaluation of the internship.

Current Opportunities:

Legislative Intern

Description
Senator Risch’s internship program is a great opportunity for students to learn first-hand about public service and the workings of the U.S. Senate. Interns gain knowledge on the federal legislative process and the day-to-day work that goes into researching, drafting, and passing a bill in the Senate. They will learn about the issues that are of great concern to Idaho constituents and to Senator Risch.

Intern projects include, but are not limited to: legislative research, constituent services, and administrative tasks.

Skills and Qualifications
The program is open to undergraduate students of all majors, and while preference is given to Idaho residents who are a Junior or Senior, Senator Risch encourages all students to apply.

  • Opens: 09/06/2016
  • Closes: 12/16/2016
  • Rate of Pay: $1500 monthly stipend
  • Hours/Days: 9 am - 6 pm, Monday-Friday
  • Type of position: Internships (Off Campus)
  • How to apply: There are three sessions: Internships are available year-round in our Washington, D.C. office ·Winter Session (Jan. - Apr.) ·Summer Session (May - Aug.) ·Fall Session (Sep. - Dec.) Application requirements: ·a completed application form ·a current resume ·three letters of recommendation ·a college transcript All applications must be completed online. Please visit www.risch.senate.gov (click on the “Services for Idahoans” tab and then select “Internships”)
  • Employer Name: Office of U.S. Senator James E. Risch
  • Employer Phone: 202-224-2752
  • Employer Mailing Address:
  • Employer Contact: Ayla Neumeyer
  • Email Address:
  • Website: http://www.risch.senate.gov

Accounting and Operations Intern

Description

  • Accounting
  • Entering bills into QuickBooks and filing receipts
  • Assisting with monthly reconciliations of accounts
  • Assisting in audit preparation
  • Entering invoices and assisting with managing accounts receivable
  • Track donations and provide end of year receipts
  • Operations Processing requests for program materials, group charters and books for Christians-in-Recovery.org and AlcoholicsVictorious.org
  • Responding to phone, email and content review requests on ChristianVolunteering.org, UrbanMinistry.org, Christians-in-Recovery.org, AlcoholicsVictorious.org and other websites.
  • Supports the physical operations of office including supplies, basic equipment and cleaning
  • Providing administrative and user support for City Vision’s learning management system
  • Providing administrative support to City Vision or the City Vision Internships program as needed
  • Provide administrative support to the President Provide support for any tasks as needed

Skills and Qualifications
Required:

  • Individuals at least 18 years old and have completed some college.
  • Must be a Christian actively attending their local church. U.S. citizen, U.S. national or lawful permanent resident alien.
  • Individuals applying for this position should have extremely strong organizational skills and should be very detail-oriented.
  • Moderate knowledge of computers is required (extensive experience with Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Windows).
Desired:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Background and experience in working with diverse urban populations is strongly desired, as well as experience in working with churches and Christian communities.
  • Previous experience in accounting, QuickBooks and Google Docs

  • Opens: 06/20/2016
  • Closes: 08/01/2016
  • Rate of Pay: $500/month
  • Hours/Days: 8
  • Type of position: Internships (Off Campus)
  • How to apply: Apply at: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/cap/view/144680313 or http://web.cityvision.edu/accountinginternship/
  • Employer Name: Andrew Sears
  • Employer Phone: 6172829798
  • Employer Mailing Address: 48 Pleasant Street
  • Employer Contact: Andrew Sears
  • Email Address:
  • Website:

International Marketing/Business Inter

Description
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture located in Boise, ID is pleased to offer a fall International Marketing/Business Internship beginning sometime in late August 2016. We are currently recruiting for an intern for the Market Development Division, located in Boise, Idaho. The intern will provide support to international marketing programs.

  • Responsibilities to include: trade policy research, database updates, trade mission preparations, development of recruitment materials for promotions and events, distribution of promotion announcements, scheduling and logistics for visiting international buyers.
  • Approximate Duration: August 2016 – December 2016 part-time and with some flexibility to meet class schedules.
  • Hours: Minimum 20 hrs. per week, Mon-Fri. with some flexibility.
  • Compensation: $10.00/hr. funded through the Western U.S. Agricultural Trade Association. The internship is for a maximum of 970 hours through the end of the calendar year.

Skills and Qualifications
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Junior or senior college standing in the fall of 2016 or may be enrolled in graduate classes. Must be a student during the duration of the internship.
  • Pursuing a degree in Marketing, Business or International Relations
  • Ability to market oneself and one’s ideas
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self motivated
  • Creative and resourceful
  • Basic understanding of business fundamentals, needs and development
  • Outgoing personality
  • Demonstrated skills in follow through on multiple tasks and willingness to step in and assist whenever needed
  • Dress and conduct oneself with professionalism while representing ISDA
  • WUSATA provides funding for a State to hire an intern. The intern must be a student and their work must be on international projects. They will work on in-bound missions, export workshops and education, market research and promotions.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook  
  • Familiarity with Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Opens: 06/16/2016
  • Closes: 07/22/2016
  • Rate of Pay: 10.00
  • Hours/Days: Flexible
  • Type of position: Internships (Off Campus)
  • How to apply: Application Deadline: July 22, 2016 Submit the following: letter of interest, resume, and two letters of recommendation to: Email: Pamela.Graviet@ISDA.idaho.gov OR Pamela Graviet, Trade Specialist Idaho State Department of Agriculture PO Box 790 Boise, ID 83701-0790 Physical Address: 2270 Old Penitentiary Rd., Boise, ID 83712 Phone: (208) 332-8678 FAX: (208) 334-2879 Website: www.agri.idaho.gov
  • Employer Name: Idaho State Department of Agriculture
  • Employer Phone:
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  • Employer Contact: Jeana Graff
  • Email Address:
  • Website:

Events/Communications Associate Internship

Description
Company Overview:  VentureCapital.org is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational organization, dedicated to helping entrepreneurs Start. Find Money. and Change the World. We are the oldest and most effective non-profit in the country helping companies commercialize technology that results in job creation, economic growth and the fulfillment of dreams. We do this by transferring knowledge, experience, contacts and capital from the world's leading business and financial organizations to promising companies. For over 30 years, VentureCapital.org (WBI) has been a premier resource for both entrepreneurs seeking funding and for investors who want to help promising young companies achieve their potential. The Institute has a history of building the high technology capacity of Utah and is now leading the way in Idaho. Current WBI Board members co-founded, UV Partners, Olympus Angels, Park City Angels, the Salt Lake Life Science Angels and the MountainWest Capital Network, National Business Incubation Assn. (NBIA), and were the catalyst for the creation of EDCU.

The Events/Communications (E/C) Associate will be an integral part of our team to ensure successful and beneficial events are planned, marketed, and executed. He or she provides support for select events, which include meetings, workshops, conferences, and special events. VentureCapital.org organizes and executes 1 local event per month along with a distinguished venture capital conference in Utah annually. This role is essential to grow our organization’s brand awareness, which optimizes future business opportunities. This is a great opportunity to learn how to apply your formal education, learn to fill in the gaps, and discover various opportunities to further your career.

Essential Job Functions Include: 

  • Assist the Chief Operations Officer with all planning, marketing, and event logistics
  • Support event service providers, sponsors, and outside resources 
  • Support and orchestrate presenters and all other relevant parties
  • Assist with internal and external communications, pre-show meetings, catering, and on-site management
  • Coordinate staff, meeting scheduling, and conference rooms
  • Provide timely event debriefs and written summaries
  • Other responsibilities as needed

Skills and Qualifications
Minimum Requirements:

  • Relevant Major in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Business Administration, Business Management, or any other event planning-related major
  • Must be an undergraduate senior, graduate within the last 12 months, or graduate student
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite necessary and Salesforce experience preferred
  • Ability to effectively plan events from beginning to end, including strong budget-monitoring/compliance skills and exceptional negotiating and conflict-resolution skills
  • Ability to manage complex projects and cross-functional teams with superior organization skills
  • Ability to work against tight deadlines and achieve on-time deliverables
  • Strengths include detail-orientation, dependability, maturity, and flexibility
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work on projects independently
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to support key personnel including senior executives
  • Ability to take initiative and have a desire to roll up the sleeves and get the job done
  • High level of professionalism and ability to take a creative problem-solving approach when under pressure or challenges arise

  • Opens: 06/03/2016
  • Closes: 12/31/2016
  • Rate of Pay: Stipend
  • Hours/Days: 5-20 hrs/week depending on schedule
  • Type of position: Internships (Off Campus)
  • How to apply: To apply, please send cover letter and resume to swinkel@venturecapital.org
  • Employer Name: VentureCapital.org
  • Employer Phone:
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  • Employer Contact: Shelby Winkel
  • Email Address:
  • Website: https://venturecapital.org/

Athletic Facilities Internship

Description

  • Candidate will have a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience in the daily upkeep of NCAA Division II outdoor athletic venues, including Baseball, Softball, Men’s & Women’s Soccer, Men’s & Women’s Tennis, Track & Field, Cross Country, and respective practice facilities.
  • Candidate will support the execution of event operations for all regular season games and post season tournaments.
  • Also provides event support for contracted events with outside originations.
  • In addition to working events, candidate will perform routine maintenance of all outdoor athletic facilities.
  • Sixty percent of job involves pressure washing, painting, repairing windscreen, conducting field and facility reports, etc.
  • Forty percent of job is event management.

Skills and Qualifications
Ability to work outside and stand for long periods of time.

  • Opens: 05/11/2016
  • Closes: 07/15/2016
  • Rate of Pay: 13,500
  • Hours/Days: 40 hours / 5 days a week
  • Type of position: Internships (Off Campus)
  • How to apply: Send a cover letter and resume to Woody Galbreath at galbrc26@erau.edu
  • Employer Name: Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Employer Phone: 3863235029
  • Employer Mailing Address: 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • Employer Contact: Woody Galbreath
  • Email Address:
  • Website: http://erau.edu

Chaplain Candidate

Description
Chaplain Candidate Program (all-denominations) is seeking full-time seminary students who desire the opportunity to learn both ministry and military Army Chaplain Skill-sets. You are entitled to officer pay along with medical benefits. You train with a close Army Reserve unit one weekend a month, while getting your Master’s or MDIV Degree as a full-time student. Additional training opportunities include the Chaplain Basic Officer Leader Course, various military schools.

For more information call 818-401-2786 or 2758 or visit our website at http://goarmy.com/chaplain or email me at Joshua.a.cox.mil@mail.mil

Skills and Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree of 120 credit hours with at least 2.5 GPA.
  • Full-time Seminary Student taking at least a 72 credit hour Masters or MDIV who may be interested in Army ministry.
  • Pass a pre-qualification check and complete an application.
  • An Ecclesiastical Endorser is required.

  • Opens: 04/25/2016
  • Closes: 04/25/2017
  • Rate of Pay: $300-400 / week-end
  • Hours/Days: 16 / 2 days a month
  • Type of position: Internships (Off Campus)
  • How to apply: For pre-qualification and application please contact CH Joshua Cox 818-401-2758 or joshua.a.cox.mil@mail.mil or visit our website http://goarmy.com/chaplain and apply through questionnaire.
  • Employer Name: U.S. Army Chapalincy
  • Employer Phone: 8184012758
  • Employer Mailing Address:
  • Employer Contact: CH (CPT) Joshua Cox
  • Email Address:
  • Website:

Worship Ministries Intern

Description
Susanville Church of the Nazarene is interested in hosting an intern for the summer in the area of Children's, Youth Ministry or a combination of Youth and Worship or Youth and Children's Ministries. Susanville is located in Northern California 85 miles Northwest of Reno, Nevada. It is a fairly small town surrounded by mountains and lakes with several hiking trails. Our church website is www.suznaz.org A few helpful websites about our area are http://www.cityofsusanville.org/ and http://www.susanvillestuff.com/

Skills and Qualifications
The intern would be instructed and learn how to plan a worship service. They would be able to use the instrument of their choice (voice, piano, guitar) and learn how to instruct worship team members on how to lead worship. Potential to work with our youth worship team and develop a children's music program. Involvement in coordinating the various technical aspects of a worship service. Punctual and self-motivated. Proficiency on the instrument of your choosing.

  • Opens: 06/05/2016
  • Closes: 08/21/2016
  • Rate of Pay: To be determined
  • Hours/Days: 5 days/40-50 hours
  • Type of position: Internships (Off Campus)
  • How to apply: Send resume to Pastor Craig at pastorcraig@suznaz.org
  • Employer Name: Susanville Church of the Nazarene
  • Employer Phone: 541-690-7099
  • Employer Mailing Address: 700 Ash Street Susanville California 96130
  • Employer Contact: Craig Harris
  • Email Address:
  • Website: http://www.suznaz.org/

Youth Ministries Intern

Description
Susanville Church of the Nazarene is interested in hosting an intern for the summer in the area of Children's, Youth Ministry or a combination of Youth and Worship or Youth and Children's Ministries. Susanville is located in Northern California 85 miles Northwest of Reno, Nevada. It is a fairly small town surrounded by mountains and lakes with several hiking trails. Our church website is www.suznaz.org A few helpful websites about our area are http://www.cityofsusanville.org/ and http://www.susanvillestuff.com/

Skills and Qualifications
Youth Ministry - The intern would work with our youth (6th-12th grade). Duties would include leading youth group, planning outings and participating in a Youth mission trip to lead Vacation Bible School at a small church in Idaho. Must be punctual and self-motivates. Willingness and ability to work with youth as well as parents and adult volunteers.

  • Opens: 06/05/2016
  • Closes: 08/21/2016
  • Rate of Pay: To be determined
  • Hours/Days: 5 days/40-50 hours
  • Type of position: Internships (Off Campus)
  • How to apply: Email resume to Pastor Craig Harris at pastorcraig@suznaz.org
  • Employer Name: Susanville Church of the Nazarene
  • Employer Phone: 541-690-7099
  • Employer Mailing Address: 700 Ash Street Susanville California 96130
  • Employer Contact: Craig Harris
  • Email Address:
  • Website: http://www.suznaz.org/

Children's Ministry Intern

Description
Children's Ministry - The intern would work with our children (birth-5th grade) in the area of Sunday School, Children's Church and Vacation Bible School. These are ministries that are already in place. However, the intern would have the opportunity to help develop curriculum and plan special events for the children during the summer.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Punctual self starter with the ability to communicate with children on a level they can understand.
  • Creative ability to adapt lesson plans for different age groups.
  • Willingness to work with parents and other volunteers. Ability to complete tasks.

  • Opens: 06/05/2016
  • Closes: 08/21/2016
  • Rate of Pay: To be determined
  • Hours/Days: 5 days/40-50 hours
  • Type of position: Internships (Off Campus)
  • How to apply: Send resume to Craig Harris at pastorcraig@suznaz.org
  • Employer Name: Susanville Church of the Nazarene
  • Employer Phone: 541-690-7099
  • Employer Mailing Address: 700 Ash Street Susanville, California 96130
  • Employer Contact: Craig Harris
  • Email Address:
  • Website: http://www.suznaz.org/

Writer Internship (telecommute internship role)

Description
The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a 12-week, part-time, unpaid internship. The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines. Articles submitted will appear on BORGEN Magazine or The Borgen Project Blog.

  • Write 2 articles per week.
  • Research topics.
  • Assist with advocacy efforts.
  • Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
  • Attend national conference call and/or training every Monday at 4 - 5:30 PM PST.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong research and writing skills.
  • Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision.
  • Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

  • Opens: 04/07/2016
  • Closes: 07/30/2016
  • Rate of Pay: 0
  • Hours/Days: part-time
  • Type of position: Internships (Off Campus)
  • How to apply: Learn more at http://borgenproject.org. Email your resume, a cover letter and 2 writing samples to hr@borgenproject.org with "Writer Internship” in the subject line.
  • Employer Name: The Borgen Project
  • Employer Phone:
  • Employer Mailing Address:
  • Employer Contact: Lynsey Alexander
  • Email Address:
  • Website: http://borgenproject.org

Political Affairs Internship (telecommute internship role)

Description
The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 14-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is 4-months and responsible for leading public and political outreach in the state and district assigned to.

  • Must be available Monday’s 4:30-6:00 PM PST for The Borgen Project’s national conference call.
  • Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District.
  • Represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events.
  • Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
  • Mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.
  • As needed, speak to groups, classes and organizations.
  • Write letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Outstanding writing skills.
  • Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.
  • Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.

  • Opens: 04/07/2016
  • Closes: 07/30/2016
  • Rate of Pay: 0
  • Hours/Days: part-time
  • Type of position: Internships (Off Campus)
  • How to apply: Learn more at http://borgenproject.org. Email your resume and cover letter to openings@borgenproject.org with "Political Affairs Internship" in the subject line.
  • Employer Name: The Borgen Project
  • Employer Phone:
  • Employer Mailing Address:
  • Employer Contact: Lynsey Alexander
  • Email Address:
  • Website: http://borgenproject.org

Idaho Republican Party Internship

Description

  • The intern’s main tasks will involve answering the phone and transferring calls, processing emails, utilizing Microsoft Word and Excel for office work, processing payments, managing social media, and communicating with donors and committee members.
  • There will also be opportunities for interns to help plan and participate at party events, making connections with members of the Republican Party.
  • This internship will provide knowledge of what the Republican Party does, while focusing on upholding the values of the party’s platform.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Interns are expected to be able to communicate effectively with other interns as well as their supervisors to create an efficient work environment.
  • Interns will be expected to behave professionally and cooperate with those in and out of the office. Interns will need to be flexible with a work schedule and be able to provide their own transportation to and from the office.

  • Opens: 01/04/2016
  • Closes: 07/15/2016
  • Rate of Pay: Unpaid
  • Hours/Days: Varies
  • Type of position: Internships (Off Campus)
  • How to apply: Fill out the application provided on the IDGOP website: http://www.idgop.org/page/intern and email when completed to info@idgop.org
  • Employer Name: Idaho Republican Party
  • Employer Phone:
  • Employer Mailing Address: 802 W Bannock St.
  • Employer Contact: Katie Butcher
  • Email Address:
  • Website: http://www.idgop.org

Teaching English in China

Description
Ameson Year in China (AYC) is designed to help graduates launch global careers after spending a year teaching, learning, and making a difference in schools across China. Program commitments include:

  • Up to 20 classroom teaching hours and 10 hours per week of on-campus teaching-related and supportive activities (including lesson preparation, homework grading, office hours, school activities, etc.,).
  • 10 hours each week are reserved for studying Chinese, experiencing Chinese culture, or exploring, which may occur on or off campus.
AYC Program Benefits:
  • Stipend of 5000RMB (about $800) a month
  • Free Chinese language lessons
  • Free housing at or near the school where you will be teaching
  • Sponsorship for obtaining a Z-type working visa
  • Reimbursement for your flight to and from China at the end of your program for 7500RMB (about $1,200)
  • Free health insurance inside China
  • Free airport pickup and arrival support 
  • All of this with NO PROGRAM FEE!

Skills and Qualifications
Any native English speaker holding a bachelor’s degree or higher and possessing a physical copy of his/her diploma and U.S., Canada, or UK citizenship may apply.

  • Opens: 10/13/2015
  • Closes: 08/31/2016
  • Rate of Pay: $800+free housing+free health insurance+$1180 travel allowance+more
  • Hours/Days: 4
  • Type of position: Internships (Off Campus)
  • How to apply: For more information, or to apply, please visit our website at http://www.goayc.org/apply-now. Email: ayc@ameson.org
  • Employer Name: Ameson Education and Cultural Exchange Foundation
  • Employer Phone: 3605257478
  • Employer Mailing Address: Suite 500, Ronald Reagan Building
  • Employer Contact: Merry Zhao
  • Email Address:
  • Website: http://www.goayc.org/apply-now

Urban Liaison Magazine, Publisher's Creative Assistant

Description
Urban Liaison Magazine has been in print since 2008 with a focus on small business in the Treasure Valley. Recently the magazine was purchased by Rogers-Strawn Publishing and is being rebranded, redesigned and refocused. We will continue to keep the focus on businesses in our community, with the added intent to include more lifestyle and community interests. UL is seeking an intern who is interested in publishing, design, editorial, social media, and more. This is currently an unpaid internship. The position may include tasks of research, writing (both editorial and creative), social media posting and networking, photography, page layout & design, ad design, ad sales, in addition to some data entry and organization, record keeping, and other general business related tasks. You'll have the opportunity to be a part of our creative collaboration sessions where we discuss upcoming articles and we create a plan for upcoming issues. The right person would be a self-starter, a go-getter, who doesn't need a lot of guidance, though who is not put off by receiving direction. Must be able to take constructive criticism. Someone who can think ahead and have a feel for what's next and be willing and excited to jump on it. This person should learn a lot about the business side of the industry as well as the creative, so someone who is anxious to learn and move forward in a related field is desired. Urban Liaison is essentially a startup. We are not a corporate environment with a lot of policy and procedure. The experience will be unique and will provide a look at the publishing industry from a very small perspective. This position should get a foot in the door for your next professional move, or it could turn into a paid position within UL (nothing guaranteed).

Skills and Qualifications
Applicants with some or all qualifications will be reviewed. The tasks designated to the position are flexible and will be assigned based on accepted applicants qualifications. Preferred skills and qualifications: - Data Research - Editorial and/or creative writing - Social media (Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, etc) - Photography (Including knowledge of Adobe Lightroom and/or Photoshop) - Page layout & design (Adobe In-Design) - Marketing and/or Direct Sales - Data entry (using spreadsheets and docs in Google Drive and other similar softwares) - Misc administrative and organizational tasks - Any other tasks to help get the next issue to print on time

  • Opens: 07/20/2015
  • Closes: 07/20/2016
  • Rate of Pay: Unpaid
  • Hours/Days: Flexible
  • Type of position: Internships (Off Campus)
  • How to apply: Please apply by sending a letter of interest (cover letter), resume, and references and/or referral letters (if any) to info@TheUrbanLiaison.com. We will contact you if interested in setting up a quick interview.
  • Employer Name: Rogers-Strawn Publishing, LLC
  • Employer Phone:
  • Employer Mailing Address:
  • Employer Contact: Tobin Rogers
  • Email Address:
  • Website: http://www.TheUrbanLiaison.com