Specific Summer Internship Information
for MSU RCOAL Students
|Application Deadline||January 15, 2021|
|Internship Dates||Thursday, June 3 – Sunday, August 1, 2021|
|Internship Goals||The SHECP Summer Internship Program places students with agencies that work in communities. Students learn first-hand about the multiple dimensions of poverty in the United States by working for eight weeks to strengthen communities and working alongside individuals seeking to improve and empower their communities.|
|Internship Sites||The agencies, located in both urban and rural sites, focus on art & design, communication, music, theatre & dance, education, healthcare, legal services, housing, hunger, social and economic needs, and community-building efforts. Students work with agencies that fit their intellectual interests in order to develop their experience and skills for future civic involvement and employment.|
|When did MSU join?||
Missouri State University joined the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty in 2020. MSU intends to send five interns from RCOAL through funding provided by Dr. Shawn Wahl, Dean, Reynolds College of Arts & Letters (RCOAL).
|Who is eligible?||Open to all RCOAL majors; graduating seniors are not eligible.|
|Application Process & Program Details||
For information about the application process and the internship sites, please visit the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium site: https://www.shepherdconsortium.org.
|Additional Information||For additional information about the opportunity, please email Alan Tinkler (Department of English) at AlanTinkler@MissouriState.edu or Sean Herring at SeanHerring@MissouriState.edu.|
|Zoom Information Sessions||
Upcoming Student Information Sessions (or by appointment)