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2014 Summer Funded Opportunities

ROUND TWO

Application Deadline: Friday, April 18, 2:00 PM


What is a Discovery Externship?

Below is the current list of the open Discovery Externship Opportunities for Summer 2014. These externships will be available for review in K-Connect beginning Monday, March 31. First years and sophomores are eligible to participate in the Discovery Externship Program. Students may apply to up to two CCPD funded experiences and can participate in one funded experience during the summer. Once a student is offered an opportunity he/she is no longer eligible to apply for additional funding (ex: independent internship funding) from the CCPD during that summer.

For detailed information about an opportunity log in to K-Connect and do an advanced job search using the Job ID#.

AAA Event Services
Job ID: 13407 – Consulting Extern
Help a very profitable small business move into new areas of business development. Opportunities include identifying the role of Social Media, enhancing web page/design, creating marketing plans, identifying areas of opportunity using market research.

Charlevoix Area Hospital
Job ID: 13402 – Family Physician/Hospitalist Extern
Shadow a healthcare professional who works in a rural nonprofit hospital. Observe patient evaluations, review of test results and family conferences. Extern will directly interact with patients and hospital staff
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Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness Training Center
Job ID: 13403 – Performance Expert Extern
Learn about sport/performance theory and skills being taught at Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness Training Center during this externship! Teamwork and fun are essential parts of the office environment.

Friends of the WNC Nature Center
Job ID: 13435 – Friends of the Nature Center Extern
Observe and experience the various tasks of the membership and outreach coordinator of a nonprofit nature center. Activities include marketing and outreach/social media and volunteer management.

Good Shepherd Community Care
Job ID: 13405 – Hospice Extern
Shadow a social worker at a non-profit hospice just outside of Boston and assist with office tasks and projects on the counseling team as they arise.

Jüntünen Woodworks Co.
Job ID: 13479 – Creative Woodworking Extern
Work with an alumnus who designs and builds cabinetry, furniture, and architectural millwork for residential and commercial clients. Shadow many aspects of the operation and focus on the creative development of projects!

NEW OPPORTUNITY: Law Office of Sanford A. Schulman
Job ID: 13543 - Legal Extern
Considering a career within the legal profession? Observe an attorney who specializes in the litigation of homicide cases and/or visit practices that specialize in probate, immigration and family law.

Law Practice of John W. (Jack) Lundeen
Job ID: 13018 – Legal Extern
Learn through observation, acting as law clerk, mentoring and assisting alumnus on various law-focused projects. Extern will also get exposure to specializations outside family law (e.g. intellectual property and corporate). 

Marquette General Hospital
Job ID: 13400 – Medical and Research Extern
Considering a career in medicine? Shadow a neurologist on rounds at his clinic and the local hospital.

Metzler Locricchio Serra & Co., P.C.
Job ID: 13410 – Public Accounting/Financial Planning Extern
Interested in accounting or finance? Learn more by shadowing a CPA who works in all areas of public accounting including audit, tax, business valuation and consulting.

Newaygo Shepherd's Farm
Job ID: 13034 – Sustainable Farming & Market Garden Extern
Ever wondered what it takes to get food from the farm to the market? Learn the various aspects of farm management from animal care and crop planting to delivery to the consumer.

Sellers Auto Group
Job ID: 13401 – Marketing or Finance Extern
Observe the variety of responsibilities of the chief executive officer of 4 auto dealerships in the Detroit area. Learn about internet marketing and sales or finance and accounting.

Traverse Area District Library
Job ID: 13093 – Library Intern
Love children's literature? Work with summer reading program and children's books at a northern MI library.

Union Public Schools
Job ID: 13404 – Teacher/Parent Liaison Shadow
Interested in education? Learn about the many and varied services provided to students in a low income community. Interact with students, assess their progress, and participate in outreach to parents.

University of Michigan - Detroit Center
Job ID: 13406 – Theatre Program Assistant
Assist with theatre workshops and field trips and serve as stage manager for end of week production at a high school theatre camp! 


What is a K-Internship?

Below is the current list of the open K-Internship Opportunities for Summer 2014. These K-Internships will be available for review in K-Connect beginning Monday, March 31. Students may apply to up to two CCPD funded experiences and can participate in one funded experience during the summer. Once a student is offered an opportunity he/she is no longer eligible to apply for additional funding (ex: independent internship funding) from the CCPD during that summer.

For detailed information about an opportunity log in to K-Connect and do an advanced job search using the Job ID#.

Kawel PLLC
Job ID: 13494 – Summer Law Clerk
Learn basic legal research; analytical and persuasive legal writing, including standard legal citation; assist this alumnus with legal research and more during this K-Internship!

Lewis, Reed and Allen, P.C.
Job ID: 13080 – Legal Intern
Would you like to work in the law field while staying in Kalamazoo this summer?

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Job ID: 13525 – Donor Engagement Assistant
An opportunity for an energetic, motivated, and passionate individual to learn the process of donor engagement, cultivation, and stewardship.

University of Montana
Job ID: 13495 – Cell Biology Research
Participate in research on neuroblastoma signal transduction mechanisms. Techniques may include: tissue culture; western blots; organelle fractionation; confocal microscopy; recombinant DNA technology; cell behavior assays. 

US Bankruptcy Court
Job ID: 13496 – Judicial Intern
Work closely with judges and law clerks, conducting research and completing writing assignments related to cases pending before the court. Attend judicial proceedings and observe courtroom performances of counsel.

Yes Energy LLC
Job ID: 13159 – User Interface and Architecture Intern
Learn and maintain enterprise grade commercial computer architectures.


What is a Community Building Internship?

Below is the current list of the open Community Building Internship Opportunities for Summer 2014. These internships will be available for review in K-Connect beginning Monday, March 31. Students may apply to up to two CCPD funded experiences and can participate in one funded experience during the summer. Once a student is offered an opportunity he/she is no longer eligible to apply for additional funding (ex: independent internship funding) from the CCPD during that summer.

For detailed information about an opportunity log in to K-Connect and do an advanced job search using the Job ID#.  

AACORN Farm
Job ID: 13490 – Vocational Program Assistant
Assist with a vocational program for young adults and adults with autism and other disabilities in a farm setting.

Area Agency on Aging: Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services
Job ID: 13134 – Area Agency on Aging - Intern
Conduct survey to assess gaps in resources, collect and analyze data and materials for the Elder Abuse Prevention Coalition, assist with coordination of community and "gatekeeper" training, help design a process of alerting the public as to current scams in the area.

Educating for Freedom in Schools (EFIS)
Job ID: 13132 – Assistant Site Coordinator
Assist with staff training, enrichment activities for students, classroom observations, and organization of parent meetings. Create a biweekly newsletter; redesign the Facebook page, upload content to the website; and create a marketing brochure.

International Child Care (USA), Inc.
Job ID: 13131 – Marketing Assistant
Assist in the creation of innovative publications and preparation of marketing materials to promote the health care and wholeness for the children and families of the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center
Job ID: 13492 – Community Outreach Intern
Help coordinate the efforts of our Faith Alliance committee by attending monthly meetings, working with the committee chairs, and helping plan and promote community events. Assist with volunteer recruitment efforts, and other office duties.

Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes
Job ID: 13130 – Advocacy Intern
Work with the organization to identify and promote food security indicators, work directly with residents, researching public policy, and writing brief reports about hunger in Kalamazoo County.

Michigan United
Job ID: 13493 – Economic Justice Community Building Intern
Collaborate with the Kalamazoo Team working to raise Michigan's minimum wage. Engage, educate, and recruit new community members by layering civic engagement with issue education. Participate in a training program to learn the history and challenges of voting and social justice movements. Learn how to craft a public narrative, and analyze the power structures at the local, state, and federal level. 

Ministry with Community
Job ID: 13489 – Ministry with Community History Intern
Research and compile a complete history of Ministry with Community through reviewing agency records, conducting interviews, and collecting photographs.

Open Roads Bike Program
Job ID: 13481 – Program Assistant
Assist in the advancement of Open Roads' vision by helping teach early vocational skills to "at-risk" youth. Help in facilitating programs, researching similar programs across the country and investigate grants/funding resources for the future. 

Peace House - Kalamazoo
Job ID: 13128 – Youth Leadership Intern
Assist with neighborhood programs offered by a small community of adults and children committed to peace, justice and equality on a local level.

People's Food Coop
Job ID: 13491 – Farmers' Market Team Member
Work with the Kalamazoo People's Food Co-Op as a member of the Farmers' Market Team.


What is an Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership Internship?


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ROUND ONE:
(Applications Due: 2:00 PM 2/11/14)

Discovery Externships Opportunities

Athena Research Consulting LLC
Job ID: 13207 – Research Extern
This ENGL major K-Grad combined a Master's of Information (U of MI) w/a liberal arts background, built & ran libraries & research departments, & then started her own human capital strategy consulting firm!

Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts
Job ID: 13021 – Extern
Want an insider's look into the field of arts administration? Live with this K alum as you learn about a literary and visual arts center and its associated programming.

Berkeley Point Capital LLC
Job ID: 13030 – Special Asset/Risk Analyst
Shadow a Special Asset/Risk Analyst and help with compiling and inputting risk analytic data to support an Annual Portfolio Review during this Externship with an alum this summer!

Capella Farm
Job ID: 13140 – Farm Extern
Live with this Poli/Sci major working as assistant manager at Capella Farm, and owner of her own farm just outside Jackson, MI. After work and on weekends, the Extern will have the opportunity to interview leaders in the local/sustainable food movement. Read more about this Externship!

Circle of Blue
Job ID: 13053 – Variety of options: Web designer, Graphic Designer, Data Analyst, News Writer, Photographer
Great opportunity to experience multiple media platforms depending on your interests.

Critical Care and Pulmonary Consultants, PC
Job ID: 13200 – Physician and Practice Owner Shadow
Shadow a Pulmonary and Critical Care specialist during his clinical day in the hospital and clinic during this Externship!

Daily Behavioral Health & IHM Child Center
Job ID: 13058 – Psychology Assistant and Behavior Therapist
Interested in psychology? Live with an alum this summer and get rare experience as a psychology assistant and behavior therapist!

Exodus Healthcare Network
Job ID: 13033 – Healthcare Extern
Potentially interested in becoming a physician? Live with an alum and shadow a physician running a private business!

Faith in Action, Inc.
Job ID: 13022 – Social Work Extern
Learn the basics of a "safety net" agency that serves the emergency needs of the low income population of the area, from food pantry operations to back-to-school backpack program, as well as volunteer and nonprofit management. All of this while living with a K alum!

Joy Lutheran Church
Job ID: 13190 – Joy Lutheran Extern
Shadow a pastor of an ELCA Lutheran church, with a focus on ecumenism, interreligious dialogue, music, and environmental sustainability during this Externship. This is an opportunity to learn more about how non-profit and religious boards function.

Kalamazoo College
Job ID: 13197 – Office of College Communication - Communication Extern
Research and write articles about K students, faculty, staff, alumni, and College news for K News & Events webpage, alumni publications, and external news media use during this Externship!

KIPP STAR Elementary School
Job ID: 13031 – Dean of Students Extern
How does KIPP STAR Elementary School prepare for the start of the school year? Live with this alum and learn about all sorts of aspects of running an elementary school during this Externship.

Lancaster County Baking Company
Job ID: 13212 – Assistant/Baker's Helper/Salesperson
Live with an alum in coastal Maine as you work alongside a baker and local farmer's market participant. Learn about baking, selling, and working with people.

Law Practice of John W. (Jack) Lundeen
Job ID: 13018 – Legal Extern
Interested in law? Meet and live with the founder of the externship program this summer!

Maricopa County Superior Court
Job ID: 13144 – Translation/Interpretation Observer
Shadow a Spanish legal interpreter in the courtroom and other interpreting venues! Attend interpreter training classes put on by CITS while living with an alum during this Externship!

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Job ID: 13062 – Pediatric Physical Therapy Extern
Interested in pediatric medicine? Shadow a physical therapist during evaluation and treatment.

Newaygo Shepherd's Farm
Job ID: 13034 – Sustainable farming & market garden extern
Care for chickens, goats, and sheep; learn all aspects of farm management, from planting to farmers market.

Oaklawn Medical Group/Oaklawn Hospital
Job ID: 13202 – Comprehensive Primary Care Experience – Extern
Learn from doctors, nurses and social workers about "cradle to grave" healthcare in a small community; two externs chosen.

Organic Gypsy
Job ID: 13189 – Culinary Extern
Love cooking and customer service? Learn the inner workings of a health-focused organic catering business.

Oxboro Dental Care
Job ID: 13043 – General Dentistry
Do you want to be a dentist? Live with an alum and observe a general dentistry practice in action!

Pinon Health Center, Indian Health Services
Job ID: 13032 – Medical Research Assistant
Shadow a medical researcher in a rural clinic in the heart of the Navajo Nation, help with data collection and improvement projects.

Ryzome Investment Advisors
Job ID: 13196 – Personal Financial Advisor Extern
Interested in investment and financial markets? Learn from 3 K alumni about client investment plans and portfolios.

Save the Chimps, Inc
Job ID: 13029 – Chimpanzee Care Extern
Interested in working with animals? Check out this summer externship where you'll take care of chimpanzees and live with an alum!

St. Pius X High School
Job ID: 13007 – Communications/Advancement Extern
Interested in communications, website design, social media? Live with an alum and see how it's done.

Swedish American Health Systems
Job ID: 13199 – Family Practice Rotation "In the Trenches"
See surgery and the delivery of infants while living with a physician alum!

Texas Heart Institute
Job ID 13060 – Options: Scientific Research & Medical Communications; Arts/Creative Writing
One Houston alumna lets you pick from three totally different options: scientific grant writing, creative arts, OR Habitat for Humanity.

The Morehead-Cain Foundation
Job ID 13143 – Office Extern
Want to hone your communication and social media skills? Help with a rebranding and development campaign at a North Carolina foundation.

Traverse Area District Library
Job ID 13093 – Library Extern
Love children's literature? Work with summer reading program and children's books at a northern MI library.

University of Tulsa
Job ID 13052 – Director for Multicultural Student Programs Extern
Work on a diversity project with a student affairs professional, and see student-focused careers in higher ed.

Van Ness Feldman
Job ID 13098 - Water Lawyer Shadow
Interested in law or environmental policy? Have speaking, writing skills? Shadow a Seattle alum attorney.


K-Internship Opportunities

Delaware County Planning Department
Job ID: 13084 – Planning Department Intern
A great opportunity to delve into the inner-workings of a county rich in culture, history and commerce.
 

ICNet International
Job ID: 13085 – Marketing Associate
Work on new market entry opportunities for Health Care IT.

Kalamazoo College–Office of College Communication
Job ID: 13077 – Writer and Layout Designer
If you have an interest in research/writing/editing, here’s a chance to work in the creation of K publications.

Lewis, Reed and Allen, P.C.
Job ID: 13080 – Legal Intern
Would you like to work in the law field while staying in Kalamazoo this summer?

Macomb Literacy Partners
Job ID: 13111 – Administrative Support Intern
This internship provides an experience in a variety of administrative support aspects for a non-profit organization.

Nextgxdx
Job ID: 13082 – Product Development Analyst Intern
If you’re in Computer Science or a Bio-related discipline, here’s an opportunity to gain exposure in biotech startups.

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc.
Job ID: 13156 – Business Intelligence (BI) Content Developer
An opportunity to learn and use the industry’s best business analytic software.

TriMas
Job ID: 13092 – Legal Intern
Be involved in research, analysis and writing related to legal topics for a manufacturer that works with 17 countries.

U.S. Senate
Job ID: 13081 – Policy Intern
A chance to work with the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Forestry & Nutrition.

University of Michigan
Job ID: 13099 – Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia Research Intern
Spend the summer participating in the active research projects for HSP, a genetically heterogeneous disorder.

Upleaf
Job ID: 13157 – Online Communication Specialist
Use your computer and writing skills to assist this NPO with a variety of social media strategies and platforms.

Walleye Trading LLC
Job ID: 13198 – Trading Intern
Gain skills and knowledge within a securities and derivatives trading business.

Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Job ID: 13158 – Research Assistant and Youth Mentor
Unique opportunity to take part in brain injury research at this prestigious and prominent military medical center.

Yes Energy LLC
Job ID: 13159 – User Interface and Architecture Intern
Work with a company that provides innovative, reliable and easy-to-use analysis and analytical software and products.
  


Community Building Internship Opportunities

Area Agency on Aging: Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services–Area Agency on Aging
Job ID: 13134 – Intern
Conduct survey to assess gaps in resources, collect and analyze data and materials for the Elder Abuse Prevention Coalition, assist with coordination of community and "gatekeeper" training, help design a process of alerting the public as to current scams in the area.

Boys and Girls Club of Kalamazoo
Job ID: 13205 – Health and Life Skills Internship
Assist with the anti-violence program – Project PERK – from recruiting and coordinating to teaching sessions.

CARES – Community AIDS Research & Education Services
Job ID: 13133 – Research Assistant
This is a chance to work directly on projects and responsibilities with the CARES executive director.

Educating for Freedom in Schools (EFIS)
Job ID: 13132 – Assistant Site Coordinator
This position provides the opportunity for someone interested in a child-related field to gain a variety of experiences.

International Child Care (USA), Inc.
Job ID: 13131 – Marketing/General Office Administration
Develop promo materials/strategies for an organization working to meet poverty needs in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes
Job ID: 13130 – Advocacy Intern
Work with low income residents, research public policy, and write brief reports about hunger in Kalamazoo County.

Legal Services of South Central Michigan / Farmworker Legal Services
Job ID: 13129 – Bilingual Legal Service Assistant
Speak Spanish? Here’s a chance to help a local legal team in delivering free legal services to migrant farmworkers.

Peace HouseKalamazoo
Job ID 13128 – Youth Leadership Intern
Local opportunity to become part of an intentional community dedicated to peace, justice and equality.

Pretty Lake Camp
Job ID: 13206 – Farming, Good Food Distribution and Education
If you possess an interest in social justice issues and in food and community health, this local opportunity is for you.