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  • 1. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    The Win-Win InternshipDr. Julianne Gassman and Richard Potter
  • 2. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    Introductions
    What do you think of when you hear the word, “intern?”
  • 3. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    American Humanics
    • National Certification
    • 4. Preparing Nonprofit Leaders
    • 5. What it means when your intern is AH Certified
  • American Humanics Nonprofit Partners
  • 6. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    What Can Students Offer?
    • Highly motivated to make a difference
    • 7. Connections to their University/College
    • 8. Willingness to work hard for minimal pay
    • 9. Access to
    alternative funding
  • 10. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    Why Students Choose NPO’s
    The Nonprofit Sector is Enormous
    1.4 million registered NPO’s
    $1.6 trillion in revenue
    12.9 million employees
    NPO’s account for more than 7% of America’s GDP
    Fairly competitive salaries
    Only 15% salary gap between NPO’s and for-profits.
    2008 Nonprofit Almanac, published by Urban Institute. www.urban.org
  • 11. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    Why Students Choose NPO’s
    $30 - $120K is an average salary range
    $60K national average for Executive Director
    640,000 senior level management positions needed over the next 10 years
    2008 Nonprofit Almanac, published by Urban Institute. www.urban.org
  • 12. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    Why Students ChooseNPO’scontinued
    • “Nonprofit jobs are available, desirable, and significant growth is projected over the next ten years.”
    • 13. Over the next decade NPO’s will need to attract and train 640,000 new senior managers.”
    www.bridgespan.org
    The Nonprofit Sector’s Leadership Deficit, Thomas J. Tierney
  • 14. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    What Interns Need
    YOU to spark their interest
    Gain students’ attention
    Utilize Career Services Departments
    Help students’ see potential nonprofit career opportunities
  • 15. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    Internships 101
    • Provide Diverse Task Opportunities and Experiences
    • 16. Allow student to develop personal skills
    • 17. Expand student’s
    knowledge of the field
    • Provide frequent
    opportunities for self
    and supervisor feedback
    Adapted from University of Northern Iowa’s LYHS Internship Manual,07-08
  • 18. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    What Interns Needcontinued
    • Job Descriptions
    • 19. Project Specific
    • 20. Department Specific
    • 21. Rotational
    • 22. Organized Training and Supervision
    • 23. Include education
    on your organization’s
    culture.
    • Time for Reflection
  • American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    What Interns Needcontinued
    Financial Compensation
    Organizational Recognition
    Leads to
    Appropriate
    Employment
  • 24. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    How Interns Benefit You
    Increase your organization’s visibility
    Provides your staff with supervisory experience
    Better candidate pool
    Increases staff diversity
    Quality work, at lesser cost
  • 25. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    Resources
    Total Internship Management
    Employers Guide and
    Supervisor’s Handbook
    www.internbridge.com
    The Nonprofit Career Guide: how to land a job that makes a difference
    www.nonprofitcareerguide.org
  • 26. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    Questions?Thank You!
  • 27. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    For more information please contact:
    Richard Potter
    Director, Marketing & Communications
    American Humanics
    1100 Walnut, Suite 1900
    Kansas City, MO 64106
    richard.potter@humanics.org
    (816) 561-6415 x.106
    (800) 343-6466 x.106
    www.humanics.org
    Julianne Gassman, Ph.D.
    Executive Director, American Humanics
    University of Northern Iowa
    HPC 106
    2351 Hudson Rd.
    Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0156
    gassman@uni.edu
    (319) 273-2264