Tuesday, April 16th, 2013


Your Portal to Academic Community Engagement


Special Edition: in this weeks' newsletter, we bring you current Summer and Fall 2013 internship opportunities with one of the 100+ organizations that attended last Wednesday's Internship Fair. We encourage you to reach out to these community partners.



Many more internship positions are available on our online database at


If you have any questions on how to apply to the Public Service Internship Program, find an internship, as well as earn credit and fulfill your 2nd tier for your internship, join us at the Information Session held next Monday, April 22nd, 3-4pm in the Conference Room of Alcee FortierRSVP here.


Center for Culinary Medicine


Tulane's own Dr. Gourmet and his team are looking for interns!


Multimedia/Web Developer will assist with building an online presence and developing teaching tools for the Center for Culinary Medicine. They will work closely with the Program Director and other members of the teaching kitchen. Creative license is given to the developer to help move our organization forward.




The Outreach Coordinator will work under the leadership of the Program Director.  The person in this position will be exposed to the many facets of coordinating, developing and delivering curriculum content aimed at teaching the medical community and community at large about cooking and nutrition. 



Contact Leah Sarris, Program Director at lsarris@tulane.edu 



Summer 2013 Internships


AfricaNOLA: Social media, publicity, event planning, website maintenance, photo/video. Contact Jeff Klein, africanola1@gmail.com

Alliance for Affordable Energy: Communications Intern, Climate/Clean Energy Intern, Legal Intern, Computer Tech Intern, Donor Development Intern, Office Intern, Computer Tech Intern. Contact Annie Williams, annie@all4energy.org.

Bricolage Academy: Summer Operations Intern, Summer Communications Intern. Contact Josh Densen, jdensen@bricolagenola.org.

Catholic Charities Adult Education ESL: Site Facilitator Assistants. Contact Amy Dudgeon, adudgeon@ccano.org.

Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal: Summer Intern, Media Focus Summer Intern, Community Partner Focus Intern, Social Entrepreneurship Intern, Curriculum Intern. Contact Deanna Vandiver, director@celsjr.org .

College Track: Program Operations Interns. Contact Donna Johnson, djohnson@collegetrack.org

Friends of King School District: Summer Academy Intern. Contact Justin Mack, jumack@mlknola.org

Girls in STEM at Tulane: GIST Interns for Organization and Outreach. Contact Kristina Crouch, kcrouch@tulane.edu.

Latino Farmer's Cooperative of Louisiana: Program Coordination Intern, Urban Agriculture Development Intern. Contact Trevor Top, trevtop@gmail.com.

New Orleans Street Exchange: Editorial Intern, Digital Media Manager, Communication Manager, Development Intern. Contact Betsy Charron, bcharron@nolastreets.org.

Office of the Independent Police Monitor: Data/Statistical Analysis Intern. Contact Simone Levine, slevine@nolaoig.org.

Project Excel: Summer Youth Advisor, Marketing Intern, Assistant Coordinator, Database Specialist, Web Specialist. Contact Ethan Seabury-Kolod, ethan@projectexcelnola.org.

TeachNOLA: Summer Programs Intern. Contact Liana Johnson, lianajohnson@tntp.org

Wilson Charter School & Broadmoor Education Corridor: Data and Evaluation Specialist for Education Corridor Programs. Contact Emily Wolff, Emily.wolff@wilsoncharterschool.org

Youth Rebuilding New Orleans: Contact Lauren Lim, llim@yrno.org.

A's and Aces

Improving Literacy and Health through Tennis



Summer Group Intern: A's & Aces is seeking a service-minded intern for the summer semester

to help lead classroom sessions with school children in their after-school and in-school programs. This intern will be responsible for implementing life skills curriculum, teaching lessons on nutrition and literacy, and assisting students with their homework. If the intern has a strong enough background in tennis, they may be asked to assist with coaching on the courts.



Group Tutor Intern: A's & Aces is seeking a service-minded intern for the fall semester to help lead classroom sessions with school children in their after-school and in-school programs. This intern will be responsible for implementing life skills curriculum, teaching lessons on nutrition and literacy, and assisting students with their homework.


Program Support Intern: A's & Aces is seeking an intern for the fall semester to ensure that their online communications are relevant, engaging, and informative. This will include collaborating on content for newsletters, social media, and print media. The intern will also be responsible for an array of administrative tasks, as well as assisting with fundraisers and events.

For more information, contact jduffy@asandaces.org.
Fall 2013 Internships


A Studio in the Woods: Administrative Assistant Intern. Contact Cammie Hill-Prewitt, info@astudiointhewoods.org

Academy Chinese School in New Orleans: Recruiting interns for classroom assistance, activity monitoring and English tutoring for parents. Contact Jing Hu, jhu18@hotmail.com

Alliance for Affordable Energy: Communications Intern, Climate/Clean Energy Intern, Computer Tech Intern, Donor Development Intern, Office Intern. Contact Annie Williams, annie@all4energy.org.

Catholic Charities Adult Education ESL: Tutoring Assistants, Site Facilitator Assistants, ESL teachers. Contact Amy Dudgeon, adudgeon@ccano.org.

College Track: Academic Affairs Programming Intern. Contact Donna Johnson, djohnson@collegetrack.org

Consulate General of France in New Orleans: Event Planning Intern. Contact Beatrice Germaine, Beatrice.germaine@diplomatie.gouv.fr

Friends of King School District: Academic Interventionist. Contact Justin Mack, jumack@mlknola.org

Gulf Restoration Network: Communication Intern, Grassroots Leadership Intern, Oil and Gas Accountability Intern, Gulf Future Coalition Intern, Water Resources Intern. Contact Ayn Pivonka, ayn@healthygulf.org.

International High School of New Orleans: Database/ Social Marketing Intern. Contact Kari Ayala, kari.ayala@ihsnola.org.

Lafayette Academy Charter School: Administrative Intern for Reading Room. Contact Lynn Loewy, lynn1729@gmail.com

New Orleans Faith Health Alliance: Health Coach, Outreach Coordinator. Contact Luanne Francis, lfrancis@nofha.org.

Office of the Independent Police Monitor: Data/Statistical Analysis Intern, Fundraising Intern, Public Outreach Intern. Contact Simone Levine, slevine@nolaoig.org.

Puentes New Orleans: Spanish-Speaking Project Assistant, Economic Development Intern (Spanish required). Contact Luis Behrhorst, luis@puentesno.org.

The National WWII Museum: Education Intern, Contact Lauren Handley, lauren.handley@nationalww2museum.org.

World Affairs Council of New Orleans: Social Media Intern, Event Planning Intern, Administrative Intern, Website and Database Management Intern, Media Relations Intern, Email Marketing Intern. Contact Flora Williams, director@wacno.org.

Social Enterprise


 Crescent City Connections (CCC)


 CCC is a new social enterprise that facilitates customized service-events with community organizations in New Orleans for customers.  Those who work with CCC will get hands on experience launching an innovative social enterprise in New Orleans. They are recruiting interns for the following positions: 


  • Community Organization Partner Liaison
  • Research Analyst
  • Financial Researcher
  • Graphic Designer


To apply, contact Zach Cheney: zwcheney1@gmail.com





Hunger in America Study


Hunger in America: Second Harvest Food Bank


The Hunger in America (HIA) study is conducted nationally every four years through food banks in the Feeding America Network. Throughout April-August 2013, SHFB will be conducing face-to-face interviews with food bank clients across 23 parishes. The goal of these surveys is to capture detailed information about who is in need of emergency food assistance and their circumstances. The results of the HIA study will provide an invaluable resource for charitable feeding organizations to help develop programs that best support people in need. The results also inform advocacy work and the public policy discourses so that federal nutrition programs can better serve families facing hunger. The intern will work closely with SHFB staff and volunteers to carry out this process.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Mike Kantor, mkantor@secondharvest.org.


The Office of Councilmember LaToya Cantrell


City Council Fellows Program


The Office of Councilmember LaToya Cantrell is seeking a small group of motivated and talented undergraduate students to join their staff as City Council Fellows. Fellows will serve as fully integrated staff members, and will rotate through responsibilities including policy work, communications and outreach.


 About LaToya

 In the wake of Katrina, LaToya led a citizens' effort to restore New Orleans' historic Broadmoor neighborhood. Today, Broadmoor is one of the most recovered communities in New Orleans, featuring a thriving school, library/community center, and a health center opening next year. Since taking office, Councilmember Cantrell has been committed to improving the education system, supporting public safety and providing economic opportunity for all. She is a graduate of Xavier University and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.


About the Program

The City Councils Fellows program provides interested students with a hands-on, multidisciplinary introduction to all aspects of operating a political office. Fellows will rotate through a variety of assignments, ranging from policy research to door-to-door outreach, in order to build their political and leadership skills while advancing the Councilmember's agenda. The Fellowship represents an invaluable opportunity to build relationships Cantrell's leadership team and to take on more substantive challenges.


Who Should Apply?

The Office of Councilmember Cantrell is looking for a talented, diverse, and focused group of leaders to join our team. In selecting candidates, no one factor, such as grades or prior experience, will be dispositive.Every aspect-including personal statement, references, activities, and work experience, will be taken into account. Applicants must be willing to commit to a minimum of 100 hours of service, 10 hours per week for at least 10 weeks.


Next Steps

Interested applicants should email the following materials to Chief of Staff Daniel E. Rauch, derauch@nola.gov


  • Resume
  • Statement of Interest
  • 2-3 References (letters optional, contact information required)
  • Schedule of availability

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Center for Culinary Medicine
Summer 2013 Internships
A's and Aces
Fall 2013 Internships
Crescent City Connections
Second Harvest Food Bank
City Council Fellows
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