Cultural Professional Development Internship - Stockbridge-Munsee
MENTOR: Sustainability Coordinator
LOCATION: Keshena Campus
TERM: Fall 2021
APPLICATION DUE: Open until filled or end of FA21 Semester
INTERNSHIP SUMMARY AND DESCRIPTION
The Cultural Professional Development intern will research Stockbridge-Munsee indigenous knowledge through webinars, trainings, and written information and create learning opportunities for professionals to gain a deeper connection to indigenous knowledge. With the guidance of the mentor the intern will organize and plan events, webinars and/or showings of the researched knowledge to a group of professionals. The outcome of this internship will pave the way for future internships to build on and continue to grow upon.
INTERNSHIP LEARNING OBJECTIVES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Responsibilities include:
- Research and create a well-documented file of webinars/trainings and written knowledge that will build a stronger connection to the Stockbridge-Munsee culture and history.
- Work with local community members to get a better understanding of the Stockbridge-Munsee Language, traditions and culture.
- Plan the setup of showings of the indigenous knowledge for local professionals.
- Guide and encourage CMN Faculty and CMN students to broaden their cultural knowledge.
By the end of the internship you will be able to:
- Organize and utilize your time management skills
- Prioritization of tasks effectively
- Growth in the understanding of Oneida language, culture and traditions.
- Plan and organize workshops and events
- Understand the working structure of a college organization
- Must be registered or currently enrolled in six (6) or more credits
- Must be a degree-seeking student enrolled at the College of Menominee Nation or other accredited College or University. (Certain documentation may be required to confirm enrollment status.)
- Must have completed at least one (1) semester of study
- Must be 18 years of age or older
- Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
- Internship must be related to student academic degree program
STUDENT INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY
Internship Program Application requires the following:
- Application Form
- Current Resume (include any past internships experiences)
- Transcripts (unofficial or official)
- Letter of Interest
- Letter of Recommendation (preferably a professor at his/her institution)
- Submit all of the following information to:
College of Menominee Nation
Sustainable Development Institute
N172 State Highway 47/55
PO Box 1179
Keshena, WI 54135
or email application material to email@example.com
If you have questions about the position, please contact Manih Boyd at 715-799-6226 ext. 3243 or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
TIMEFRAME AND STIPEND:
Timeframe: Begins Fall 2021 semester and end of Last day of the Fall 2021 semester
Payment: Paid through a grant funded stipend, up to 20 hours a week during fall and spring semester time frame (16 weeks maximum)