INTERNSHIPS

Blue Grass Community Foundation strongly relies on a dedicated staff of employees and volunteers. Our interns provide a vital element to our staff, assisting in many functional aspects of our organization including accounting, grantmaking, donor services, communications, marketing, information technology, research and a variety of special projects. Our internship program offers a unique opportunity for growth, learning and meaningful service to the Bluegrass region. We strive to make internships customizable for each intern based on experience, interests, career goals and the needs of the Community Foundation.

INTERNSHIP CREDIT DETAILS

Students are strongly encouraged to enroll for internship credit through their educational institution by contacting their academic advisor.

BGCF collaborates with the University of Kentucky’s Federal Work-Study Program. For eligibility, please contact Rhonda Bryant (rhonda.bryant@uky.edu.)  Please note: BGCF has limited Federal Work-Study opportunities available each semester.

Typically, 150 hours fulfills the three credit hours required to receive credit for each internship course through the educational institution. Students are required to remain in the Community Foundation’s internship program for a full semester (Fall, Spring or Summer).

The Community Foundation’s hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The Community Foundation currently offers several unique internship opportunities available for college students. Please review each job description below for specific qualifications.

CURRENT INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE

ALL INTERSHIPS ARE CURRENTLY FILLED.  PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR FALL 2017

Accounting
Community Outreach and Rural Program

Community Philanthropy
Law Clerk
Philanthropic Stewardship

HOW TO APPLY

Please e-mail the following to Laurie Preston laurie@bgcf.org:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
    • Indicate the Internship Title
    • Indicate if you’re applying for this internship through Internship Credit or the Federal Work-Study Program
    • Hours of availability

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