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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

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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

Application Procedures:

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 sdi@menominee.edu

If you have questions about the position, please contact Manih Boyd at 715-799-6226 ext. 3243 or by email, manihb@menominee.edu.

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)

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