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Internship Program

Open to undergraduate University of Missouri students.

Mizzou International Experience offers different educational experiences. The program is always happy to take on students who are interested in program development. Each intern will be paired with a staff member, who will work individually with them to develop their skills for the future.

If the candidate is looking to get a 20-hour internship for course credit, we can work to help them achieve their educational goals.

Internship openings vary by semester. Scroll below to see our offered positions.

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Duration: 

Intern positions are semesterly, but can be extended to the following semester and/or summer.

During the Spring, Interns are given projects according to their area (ed. creative, business, accounting) and additional tasks, as needed, to promote our program.

During the Summer, interns work as staff and are assigned a specific role for the 15-day program. They will be provided housing and meals during this time.

BENEFITS

EXPERIENCE LEADERSHIP

Throughout your internship, you will have the opportunity to plan and lead a variety of projects, specific to your potential career field. 

EXPERIENCE

LEADERSHIP

EXPAND YOUR NETWORK

 

At MIE, you will gain hands-on working experience with team members from diverse and multicultural backgrounds. During our summer program, you will be given the oportunity to meet professionals in a variety of career fields, as well.  

EXPAND YOUR

NETWORK

EARN CREDIT

 

Per Fall/Spring semester, you will earn three credits. Upon upholding contract terms, you will also be awarded with a stipend after our summer program (you will not receive credit for summer hours). 

EARN 

CREDIT

BENEFITS

CAREER EXPLORATION SUMMER PROGRAM

Qualifications
Intership
Benefits

INTERNSHIP OPTIONS 

FUNDRAISING AND SPECIAL EVENTS 

 

Role

  • Create meaningful and impactful events for our program.

  • Serve as a brand ambassador for Mizzou International Experience during recruitment events in the Spring.

  • Work with Special Events Coordinator to create program portfolios of future usage and implementation of events

Duration

  • This position comprehends the school year and the program time frame during the Summer.

  • Fundraising and Special Events Interns must be available 5-10 hours per week.

Special Qualifications

  • Have experience in event planning.

  • Must be able to commit to the entire program time frame. 

EXPLORER RECRUITMENT

 

Role

  • Work on recruitment efforts for various countries.

  • Serve as ambassadors of the program to assist in partnerships.

  • Facilitate application process.

Duration

  • This position comprehends the school year.

  • Explorer Recruitment Interns must be available 5-10 hours per week in the Fall and 10-15 hours per week in the Spring.

Special Qualifications

  • Have experience with email and online platforms.

  • Must be able to commit to the assigned time frame. 

  • Have good online communication skills.

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Role

  • Work closely with Marketing and Communications Coordinator to establish social media posts across all forms of social media (Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook).

  • Monitor and interact with the MIE target audiences

Duration

  • This position comprehends the school year and the program time frame during the summer.

  • Social Media Interns must be available 5-10 hours per week.

Special Qualifications

  • Must be able to commit to the assigned time frame. 

  • Must have good online communication skills.

  • Must be able to skillfully manage social media platforms.

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 

 

Role

  • Work closely with research on secondary education and students who transition to a college of their choice.

  • Brainstorm to develop new ways of integrating education into the lives of our student participants.

  • Assist in the development of activities surrounding educational engagement for program-related experiences.

Duration

  • This position comprehends the school year and the program time frame during the summer.

  • Research and Development Interns must be available 5-10 hours per week.

Special Qualifications

  • Must be able to commit to the assigned time frame. 

  • Must express interest in secondary education.

  • Recommended major: Education

RELATIONSHIP AND PARTNER MANAGEMENT

 

Role

  • Form and cultivate relationships with supporting businesses and departments on campus.

  • Serve as an ambassador between Mizzou International Experience and program partners to ensure stakeholder expectations are met.

  • Communicate with partners via phone, email, and meetings.

Duration

  • This position comprehends the school year.

  • Relationship and Partner Management Interns must be available 5-10 hours per week.

Special Qualifications

  • Have experience with email and online platforms.

  • Must be able to commit to the assigned time frame. 

  • Have good online communication skills.

GRAPHIC DESIGN

 

Role

  • Work closely with Marketing and Communications Coordinator to create and maintain our program's brand.

  • Assist in creating merchandise, advertisements, and designing content that support the program's needs.

  • Create flyers, email drafts, and additional advertising.

  • Work with the Marketing and Communications Coordinator to design new program products such as shirts, bags, Explorer manuals, and additional program materials.

Duration

  • This position comprehends the school year.

  • Graphic Design Interns must be available 5-10 hours per week.

Special Qualifications

  • Must be able to commit to the assigned time frame. 

  • Must have design experience.

  • Must have skills with softwares.

Internship Options

QUALIFICATIONS

Students must:

  • Be a Mizzou undergraduate

  • Be available during the entirety of the program: July 13-28, 2020

  • Enroll in six credit hours to earn academic credit for this program

  • Serve approximately 10 hours per week

  • Successfully complete the full 230-hour service term and participate in the 15-day residential summer camp* (Mizzou Int'l Experience: Career Exploration Summer Program) as a member of program staff**

 

*All meals, room, transportation, and expenses during the field trips – estimated cost of $1500 –  are provided to you at no cost.

 

**Specific roles & responsibilities are assigned as agreed during spring and summer internship.

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