The Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network posts hundreds of internship opportunities every year. Among those internships are “Alumni Referred Internships (ARIs)”. ARIs are particularly attractive because connected Liberal Arts alumni in the organizations are specifically looking for Penn State Liberal Arts applicants. Here are four ARIs you should look at over break. For more information and to submit an application login to Network Symplicity account.
Mt. Lebanon Magazine
Summer 2014 Internship – Editorial Department
Mt. Lebanon Magazine, published by the Municipality of Mt. Lebanon but completely supported by advertising, offers writing internships in the summer, fall and spring semesters. Interns write magazine features, profiles and briefs, help edit the magazine, organize photo/artwork assignments and learn to thrive under deadline pressure.
Assignments range from quick pieces to long-term projects, in addition to self-generated stories. Other opportunities exist to work in our social media, media relations, design and photography departments if desired. Our goal is for our interns to learn magazine style and operations, while making valuable network connections and producing quality portfolio clips.
The unpaid position may be taken for credit and ranges from 12 to 24 hours per week, depending on the intern’s needs. Our flexible schedule will fit easily around paid jobs and other commitments.
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing samples (preferably published material) via their Network Symplicity accounts. Cover letters should be addressed to:
Laura Pace Lilley
Senior Editor/Online Editor, mtl—Mt. Lebanon Magazine
Public Information Associate
710 Washington Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
Application deadline: April 22, 2014
Business Consulting Internship
CRM manager is a leading Salesforce.com Portfolio Company, looking for students interested in becoming world class business consultants. This internship will expose you to all aspects of our business; from consulting to management, marketing, human resources, and of course, salesforce.com. Our goal is to give you a complete understanding of all aspects of salesforce.com’s business today. Forbes list of the world’s most innovative companies puts cloud computing company salesforce.com at the top for the third year in a row. As an Intern for CRM manager, you will have an opportunity to work with the most innovative cloud computing company in the world.
Our program provides you the opportunity to actually interact with senior level decision makers in the field while strengthening your overall business consulting skills. This internship will help you develop your consulting skills, as well as enhance your team building and networking skills. During your time as an Intern, you will participate in a series of team building events, office meetings, sit in on client calls and networking activities.
We are deeply committed to developing new talent through mentoring, and professional training. You will receive both informal and formal, written feedback throughout your experience at CRM manager.
Application deadline: February 1, 2014
Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Appropriations Committee
Public Policy/Legislative Summer Internship
This is a full-time internship opportunity for the Summer 2014 semester. The selected intern will learn about important public policy issues and gain experience in state government and with the legislative and budgeting processes. The internship is an inside look at how government operates in Harrisburg, giving the intern an invaluable experience and a chance to explore further opportunities in government.
Duties and responsibilities range from conducting legislative issue research for a senate office to assisting senate staff in analyzing legislation, evaluating funding needs of state departments, communicating with constituent groups, providing research memoranda on special requests by the senator and staff, and attending meetings with the Senator or staff. The intern will have the opportunity to meet with constituent and special interest groups and to be involved in writing legislation and amendments resulting from these meetings. The intern also will participate in budgeting process, including maintaining financial spreadsheets, preparing materials for agency budget hearings and contributing to power point presentations and tracking legislation necessary for implementation of the final budget.
This internship will allow the selected student to hone writing and oral communication skills, improve research abilities, sharpen the ability to analyze and summarize legislation, gain an in-depth understanding of the legislative and budgeting process, develop the ability to draft legislative language, acquire knowledge of state issues, and experience a professional work environment. The summer 2012 intern, a Penn State Political Science major, also noted this is a wonderful networking experience, allowing the intern to meet and interact with professionals in a range of positions in state government.
Application deadline: January 31, 2014
JEVS – The Franklin C. Ash Summer Internship Program
Beginning Friday, June 20, 2014 through Friday, August 8, 2014
• Program Orientation, June 20
The Franklin C. Ash Summer Internship offers:
• A paid summer internship that will stand out on a résumé
• An opportunity to build your career aspirations with
• A connection to the Jewish nonprofit agencies in the
• A chance to improve leadership skills by mentoring a high
• Group activities that foster a deeper understanding of your
• Opportunities to cultivate a professional network
The Franklin C. Ash Summer Internship Program seeks
college students with the willingness to expand their knowledge of Jewish issues, community, and communal services. Interns are selected based upon their achievement and leadership potential.
Interns receive an $1800 stipend upon program completion.
A co-ed, non-religious work experience for rising Junior and Senior college students. Students are selected for their academic achievement, leadership qualities, and willingness to mentor a Jewish high school student and expand their own knowledge of the Jewish community.
• Monday OR Tuesday: Internship assignment at a local Jewish agency, approximately 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily.
• Stipend: $1800 after the successful completion of the seven-week program
• Mentoring program with Lasko College Prep Program high school student interns
• Mitzvah Project
1. Open to Jewish undergraduate college students who will be a Junior or Senior in Fall 2014 from public, private or religious schools
2. Must have at least a “B” average
3. Must complete a personal interview with the program coordinator, which can be done via SKYPE for students living outside of Greater Philadelphia area
4. Student must be willing to accept location of internship placement in a Jewish organization
5. Student must be available for the duration of the program, seven weeks beginning June 21 through August 9. Summer vacations cannot be accommodated during this time.
6. Student must be able to travel to internship placement and Monday or Tuesday events related to the internship program.
Sample of Internship Placement Sites
Student interns have worked at the agencies listed below. We are adding new sites every year and welcome your suggestions.
Abramson Center for Jewish Life
American Jewish Committee
Friendship Circle of the Delaware Valley
Gratz Hebrew High School
HIAS & Council for Migration Services of Philadelphia
Holocaust Museum and Education Center
International Association of Jewish Vocational Services
JEVS Human Services
Jewish Community Centers
Jewish Family and Children’s Service
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Jewish Relief Agency
National Museum of American Jewish History
Submit attached application and resume to Network Symplicity.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The application deadline is May 23, 2014, but interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.