UU Faith in Action Students Making a Difference in our Communities
What is Student Internship Program all about?
Encouraging young Unitarian Universalists to live their religious values through paid internships in: social action, advocacy & service
LIAC’s Student Internship Program is made possible by the Student Activity Fund. SAF is a grant-program funded by the Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock.
Who can participate in Student Internship Program?
To participate in the Student Internship Program, you must:
• Be entering your senior year of High School in the Fall of 2019 for a 2019 Summer Internship or Be a full time undergraduate college or trade school student, a gap year student, or just graduated college in Spring of 2019. You must: • Be between ages 16 and 24 on June 1 of the year of application • Be a member or a child of member in good standing of a Long Island Unitarian Universalist Congregation • Have received no more than 4 years of Student Internships
Will I receive a monetary award for my work? Yes. Most student interns work between 10 – 35 hours per week for as many weeks as their schedule permits during the summer.
How do I Apply for an Internship?
Submit an Online Application no later than May 15, 2019.
If accepted - attend the Orientation Meeting on May 22, 2019.
Finding Qualified Non-Profit Internships
All non-profit agencies must meet one of the qualifications listed below
Check out past participating agencies listed above
What does the non-profit organization have to do?
Complete a brief online Supervisor’s Agreementbefore internship begins
Provide adequate training, if needed, and ongoing supervision
Provide safe working environment
Complete brief online Supervisor's Evaluation & Hours Verification after internship is completed
As an SAF Intern what must I do?
Display UU Values while engaged with a Non-profit agency of your choice
Submit Internship Timesheet to Program Director for processing
Have your supervisor validate your Internship Timesheet
Submit a brief online Internship Evaluation form
Connect internship experience to UU values in a personal reflection (see below for 2018 Student Essays) & text 2 photos to program director
How was the experience for past participants?
For more information, please contact: Karyn O’Beirne, SAF Program Director e-mail: SAFdirector@LIACUU.org