At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Monday, August 19, 2013

Paid Internships in DC for Fall Semester - Applications Due Friday, August 23

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities seeks 20 talented and highly motivated students to intern in challenging assignments for this fall semester in Washington, DC. A full-time or part-time schedule can be accommodated; however intern must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week if electing a part-time schedule.  The details of the internship assignment are at the end of this message.

To be eligible for these positions, applicants must:
- Have a minimum 3.0 GPA.
- Be enrolled in a degree program for the Fall 2013 semester
- Have completed their freshman year of college.
- Be a United States citizen or Permanent Resident

To be considered, e-mail your resume and to by Friday, August 23rd. Put “DC area INTERN” in the SUBJECT line of the email. Finalists will need to submit an application for the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) National Internship Program, to include official transcripts and proof of enrollment for Fall 2013 semester at

For more information, please contact Noel Guerrero, HACU Associate Director, at 202-467-0893.   For more information on the HACU National Internship Program, visit


LOCATION: Washington DC Metro Area

PAY: Sophomores/Juniors: $11.75 per hour; Seniors: $12.50 per hour; Masters/JD: $14.25 per hour

Travel/Housing:  Round-trip airfare is provided by HACU.  HACU will assist with finding safe and affordable housing

DESIRED MAJORS (but not limited to these majors): Juniors, Seniors and Graduate Level Students preferred
•         Nutrition, Community Health, Health Communications, Dietics
•         Child Development, Human Development, Sociology
•         Communications, Journalism, Public Relations
•         Public Administration, Public Policy, Government
•         Food Science, Food Technology, Microbiology, Toxicology
•         Statistics, Math, Biostatics, Pre Vet, Epidemiology
•         Human Resources, Accounting, Finance, Business
•         Pre Law and Law students

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE THE INTERN WILL GAIN AS A RESULT OF THE INTERNSHIP:  The 20 positions all vary in terms of nature of assignment.   Below are possible assignments that an intern can experience however it is not an all inclusive list:
•         Conduct research and policy analysis
•         Provide technical assistance with programs and assist with health promotion and outreach
•         Assist with media outreach, briefing materials and social media initiatives. 
•         Work on budget analysis and year end closings
•         Assist human resources managers
•         Legal research, particularly on civil rights regulations.  
•         Data analysis, summarize findings and develop and present reports

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