Win Win Internship 11.2009

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Win Win Internship 11.2009

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

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