Qualified students are matched with nonprofit and governmental organizations for a semester-long spring internship. Interns work 10-12 hours per week for approximately 15 weeks (150 total hours) earning $1,200 in funding, and three hours of academic credit.
All APPLES spring interns are enrolled in a three-hour seminar, SOWO 492, Thursdays 2-4:50 p.m. The course covers material on characteristics of nonprofits, including agency structure, funding, volunteer management and leadership. The class follows a discussion/seminar format and compliments the fieldwork through focused readings, discussions, reflective writing and various classroom activities. You can see the most recent syllabus HERE. All APPLES spring interns are required to enroll in this course.
Finances All interns will receive a $1,200 in funding through a collaborative effort between the APPLES Program and the internship site. This stipend is taxable and must be claimed if you exceed state or federal income requirements.
2012-2013 Spring Internships Timeline
Internships interest session (Student Union room 3201 from
6 – 7:30 p.m.)
Phase I interviews
October 27 – November 15:
Phase II interviews with community partners
Final decisions made, applicants notified
Internship orientation (TBA)
Applications for spring internship have closed.
Check out summer internship opportunities here, and spring 2013 courses here.
Planning on being abroad in the Spring but still want to apply for an APPLES Summer Internship? If so, then you may still apply as long as you are easily accessible via email and can establish access to a reliable telephone number. APPLES will use this information to set up a phone interview on a date and time to be decided later.
To obtain contact information for the current Internships Chair, please refer to the APPLES' Organizers directory.