Internship Program

The Mansfield Center regularly hosts student interns who provide support for the Mansfield Center's mission and programs while building up their own portfolios of international and academic experience. 

Global Leadership Podcast Internship

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Interns would have the opportunity to work with Mansfield Center staff on all aspects of podcast creation on a wide variety of topics including leadership, foreign relations, economics, foreign cultures and more. Experience with audio recording and editing required. This is an unpaid or workstudy internship for 5-10 hours a week that offers extensive experience. Course credit may be available if desired.

Application Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for upcoming semesters. To apply, email a resume, references and work examples to Caitlin Sager at caitlin.sager@mso.umt.edu.

Full Description of the Global Leadership Podcast Internship

Program Marketing Internship

Gray and white image of the globe with Asia highlighted in green.Interns will work closely with Mansfield Center staff to create a cohesive portfolio of promotional material including informational fliers, brochures, and online media for multiple exchange programs focusing on a wide variety of topics including environmental studies, civil society, and youth leadership. Interns must be highly-self motivated and capable of working  independently. This is an  unpaid or workstudy internship for 10-15 hours a week that offers extensive experience. Course credit may be available if desired.

Application Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for upcoming semesters. To apply, email a resume, references and work examples to Caitlin Sager at caitlin.sager@mso.umt.edu.

Full Description of the Program Marketing Internship

Women's Leadership Initiative Internship

Women's Leadership Initiative LogoInterns will work closely with Presidential Leadership Fellow and Mansfield Center Associate Director Deena Mansour to support the inaugural cohort of the Women’s Leadership Initiative. This Initiative seeks to create a supportive network to develop the leadership capacity of University of Montana female faculty, administrators, and staff. Interns will primarily provide research support to the Initiative, but may also be called on to support communication, outreach, and logistics.  

This is an unpaid or workstudy internship for 5-10 hours a week that offers extensive experience. Course credit may be available if desired.

Application Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for upcoming semesters. To apply, email a resume, references and work examples to Caitlin Sager at caitlin.sager@mso.umt.edu.

Full Description of the Women's Leadership Initiative Internship

Photo and Print Journalism Internship

Two YSEALI participants sit on Mount Sentinel overlooking the Missoula valleyInterns will work closely with Mansfield Center staff to create a photo essay recording the Center’s U.S. Department of State exchange programs focusing on environmental studies and civil society development. Interns will also coordinate with the Mansfield Center Director and communications staff to create quality articles and reports on multiple Mansfield Center initiatives for use in quarterly reports and online media.  Interns must be highly-self motivated and able to work independently.  

This is an unpaid or workstudy internship for 10-15 hours a week that offers extensive experience. Course credit may be available if desired.

Application Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for upcoming semesters. To apply, email a resume, references and work examples to Caitlin Sager at caitlin.sager@mso.umt.edu.

Full Description of the Photo and Print Journalism Internship

Student-Designed Internships

Chris Friemund hugging two SUSI 2013 participantsThe Mansfield Center offers student-designed internships at the lower and upper division levels on an individual and case-by-case basis. These internships may provide support to Mansfield Center programs or staff members' research that is relevant to a student's area of study. If you are interested in working with Mansfield Center staff to create such an internship, contact the relevant staff member or the Mansfield Center at mansfieldcenter@mso.umt.edu.

Outside Internships

Montana World Affairs Council

The Montana World Affairs Council, founded in 2000, enables Montanans to appreciate the relationship of foreign policy and international issues to their lives in the Rockies.  The Council offers opportunities to better understand world events through people-to-people diplomacy, distinguished speakers, overseas visits, and educational outreach programs. As globalization reaches into all corners of the Big Sky, the Council seeks to help educate citizens about their increased political, economic, and cultural integration into the world community.

The MWAC offers multiple unpaid internships of approximately 10-15 hours per week, many of which qualify for college credit. Internships are available in multiple areas, including the International Education Program, the Distinguished Speakers Program, Marketing and Communications, and Member Services & Development.

 

Visit the Montana World Affairs Council for more information