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Missed out on the Student Info Session?

Click here to view the PowerPoint presented.

Applications for PROMISE Interns are now opened

Applications are due April 21, 2017. Click here for the application.

Here are the steps you will need to complete

  1. Review the projects here.
  2. Begin the application (some components you can begin now, e.g. the resume and cover letter).
  3. Attend Mentor Connection Day, where you will meet the mentors and learn more about the various internship opportunities. You can RSVP here.
  4. Between April 7-21, contact and meet mentors. If you mutually find a match, obtain the mentor’s signature on the mentor match form.  
  5. Apply by April 21, and include mentor match forms. Applications will not be complete without signed forms.

What are the benefits of being a PROMISE intern?

If selected for the PROMISE internship, we hope you will engage with mentors in a meaningful ways to develop your professional capacities.  Through the summer experiential learning program you will attend weekly professional development sessions.

As a PROMISE intern you will
  • select a project and mentor that interests you
  • develop personally and professionally,
  • build a professional network,
  • and, articulate your growth over summer and future areas for improvement
At the end of the professional development series you will be able to
  • reflect on your multiple identities and how that may relate to future employment,  
  • enhance and update your resume,
  • gain exposure to civic professionalism (e.g., working for social good),
  • and, make meaning of your internship experience through a final project.
Who can apply to be an intern?
  • Enrolled OSU undergraduate students
  • Who have completed at least 90 undergraduate credits
  • Have a current cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Preference will be given to first time applicants.

How long is the program?

Internships begin on June 26 and end on August 18

How much is the award amount?

Awards for interns are $4,200

More questions?

Contact Charlene Martinez

List of PROMISE Internship Sites for Summer 2017

Department Project

Oregon State University Extension Service, Coos County SNAP-Education Program

Building a Volunteer Program for SNAP-Education in Coos County

Student Affairs Communications & Marketing

Student Affairs Website Support

Division of University Outreach & Engagement

OSU Roads Scholar Tour

Undergraduate Studies

Student Success Data Website and Training

Fisheries and Wildlife

Genesis of Networks: Organizing Principles of Groups

Oregon State Ecampus

Telling the stories of OSU Ecampus students

OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center

Hatfield Marine Science Center Academic Programs

Career Development Center

Student / Alumni Mentoring Program

College of Agricultural Sciences/Academic Programs Office

An Inventory of Experiential Learning Opportunities

Division of Outreach & Engagement

OSU Extension Service:  Community Innovation & Economic Development

Office of Student Life: Human Services Resource Center

Textbook Lending Program Development

Oregon Sea Grant

Photography and Reporting Internship

College of Public Health and Human Sciences

What could it mean to be a peer advisor in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences?

Project content and internship possibilities are subject to change. Click here to read more about different projects offered.

Learn more at Mentor Connection Day

Mentors will present short overviews of their projects, and then you will have the opportunity to meet with prospective mentors. RSVP here.

Mentor Connection Day is on April 7, 2017, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM at the LaSelles Stewart Center.