JKSIS BA Internship Program

  • Description

    • Welcome INTS majors! This is your stop for internship postings, search resources, and information about receiving INTS credit for your internship experience. The Internship Coordinator can be reached at baints@du.edu or 303.871.4495 for help with:

      • Internship search assistance
      • Resume and Cover Letter
      • Obtaining INTS Internship Credit
      • Developing a Professional Portfolio
      • Mock Interview & Interview Preparation
      • Informational Interview Preparation
      • Applications for Fellowships/Graduate school
  • Approval & Registration Deadlines

    • For students interested in obtaining INTS credit for an internship experience, please note the following approval and registration deadlines:

      DEPARTMENTAL APPROVAL: Once placement has been secured, the INTS approval process for a domestic internship is generally 3-5 weeks, whereas the approval process for an international internship can take 10-15 weeks.  Students seeking internship-for-credit approval must plan accordingly in order to allow sufficient time for the approval process to be completed, prior to the registration deadline. 

      To begin the approval process, please complete the Internship Questionnaire available on the "Internship-for-Credit Resources" tab.


      • Fall Quarter 2013 - Friday, September 13, 2013
      • Winter Quarter 2014 - Friday, January 10, 2014
      • Spring Quarter 2014 - Friday, March 28, 2014
      • Summer Quarter 2014 - Friday, June 20, 2014
  • Upcoming Events

    • Korbel Spring Networking Week

      The events listed below ares ponsored by Korbel Office of Career and Professional Development for the graduate students and they have been kind enough to invite INTS Undergraduate participation. Don't miss out on the opportunities presented here!

      Tuesday, April 29, 12:00 -1:30, Aspen Hall: Denver Government Sector Alumni Panel
      Stephanie Dybsky, CO Office of Economic Development & International Trade
      Piper Frode, Colorado State Department of Transportation
      Melissa McCalmont, CO Department of Health Care Policy & Financing
      Steven Myers , Northcom
      Desiree Cunningham, Government Accountability Office

      Wednesday, April 30, 12:00-1:30, Rm 301: Using Your Degree in Nontraditional Ways Panel
      Sarah Roth, Colorado Academy of Family Physicians
      Lily Siegel-Gardner Coleman, Chipotle Mexican Grill Headquarters
      Kate Dill, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
      Jason Newcomer, Denver Public Schools
      Niki Herrera, Museum of Contemporary Art

      Wednesday April 30, 5:00-6:30, CYBER CAFÉ: Private Sector Panel
      Niki Hawthorne, RBI Strategies and Research
      Chad Egelhoff, Level 3 Communications
      Jennifer Robinson, EDF Trading North America
      Laura Morales, JVA Consulting

      Thursday, May 1, 4:00-5:00, The Posner Center for International Development, 1031 33rd Street: Social Venture Panel

      Thursday, May 1, 5:00-7:00, The Posner Center for International Development, 1031 33rd Street: Student Networking Open House

      Friday, May 2, 12:00-2:00 p.m., Sie 150: Professional in Residence, Christie Vilsack, USAID Senior Adviser for International Education

  • Meet the Internship Coordinator

    • Mandi Donahoe


      Please join us in welcoming Mandi Donahoe, our new Internship Coordinator, to BA Program in INTS team, and please feel free to stop in and say hi when you have a chance!

      Mandi Donahoe is a recent PhD graduate from the Josef Korbel School. Her Dissertation is titled “Wee” Women’s Work: Women and Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland. She has an MA in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from the School of International Service at American University and a BA in Political Science from Utah State University. Outside of work and school, Mandi spends her time chasing after twin four-year-olds Nichole and Connor, and her dog Logan with her husband Derek and loves movies whenever there is an opportunity. Mandi looks forward to helping INTS students with internship searches, resume and cover letter advising, and mock interviews.


  • Office Hours - Spring Quarter 2014

    • Monday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

      Tuesday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

      Wednesday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

      (BMC Suite 101)

  • Internship Spotlight - Open Positions

    • Program Assistant (International Programs)

      Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washington, DC

      The Program Assistant is responsible for a variety of important duties within the organization. He/She will play an essential role in a number of daily tasks assisting the research, outreach and communications staff.

      Approximately 40 percent of the Program Assistant's time will be spent preparing documents for publication, which includes proofreading and formatting papers, columns, and press releases for the CEPR website and listservs, in both English and Spanish. Another 40 percent will be spent working on various multimedia projects, including managing the website and editing images and audio/video files. The remaining 20 percent consists of various administrative tasks, including assisting in the arrangement of meetings or conferences, serving as a back-up to the office manager, and performing other miscellaneous duties as required.


      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent background.
      • Experience with website content management systems, email blasting programs, publication layout/design, and word processing, spreadsheet, and database software preferred.
      • Ability to handle multiple projects in fast-paced environment, ability to work independently and with team, good written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail, and sense of humor necessary.
      • Written and oral fluency in Spanish, with ability to accurately perform and proofread translations. 
      • A shared commitment to CEPR's mission and values.
      • Background in or familiarity with current events in Latin America and/or the eurozone a strong plus.

      Salary & Benefits: CEPR offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. This position will be represented by the International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers, Local #70, AFL-CIO.

      How to Apply: Send resume, cover letter, salary requirement, and a brief (one page minimum) answer to the question “How can the US improve its foreign policy toward Latin America?” via email to jobs@cepr.net. The start date for this position is the last week of August. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. No calls or faxes please.

      View the full job description here.

This portfolio last updated: Apr 28, 2014 12:26:18 PM