B-IMPACT Nonprofit Career Exploration Internship Program
B-IMPACT-Nonprofit Career Exploration Internship
The B-IMPACT (Binghamton-Individuals Making People and Communities Thrive) summer internship program is designed to enhance students’ understanding and exposure to nonprofit organizations. This program is ideal for students who have a passion for community service and social change, and who are interested in exploring career paths in these areas. Spending the summer in Binghamton for the four-week internship (Summer Session I: May 28-June 28) will allow students interested in the nonprofit sector to gain a better understanding of the field, enhance their professional development and understanding of community engagement, and make professional connections with employers and alumni. Selected students will have the opportunity to work with the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development and the Center of Civic Engagement to:
- Earn 2 upper-level academic credits by attending a weekly internship seminar featuring alumni presenters and covering topics related to civic engagement and professional development
- Complete an internship in the local community at a nonprofit organization for approximately 20 hours per week
- Participate in a free one-day employer site visit in New York City to connect with alumni
- Gain a better understanding of the nonprofit world and career opportunities in this field
We are looking for motivated students who are interested in the nonprofit sector and who have a desire to further explore civic engagement and enhance their professional development. Students MUST attend an information session for this program, held in UU-133A on the following dates:
- Nov. 26 at 3 p.m.
- Nov. 30 at noon
- Dec. 4 at 6 p.m.
- Feb. 1 at 3:30 p.m.
To apply: Submit your resume and a cover letter through hireBING by Handshake, outlining your interest in the program by Feb. 13, 2019. Make sure that your resume and cover letter represent you well by seeking input through the Fleishman Center’s walk in consulting, offered Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Interviews will be scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 25 and 26.
Additional information: This opportunity offers academic credit. No monetary compensation will be earned for the internship. This course does NOT fulfill a General Education attribute. The weekly class is required in conjunction with the internship hours at your internship site. The required weekly class will take place on Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m.
Questions: E-mail Lexie Avery at firstname.lastname@example.org or Alison Handy Twang at email@example.com.