Internships

Are you looking for an Internship beyond textbooks with real life hands-on experience? Your next step starts here.

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Thank you for your interest in an exciting internship opportunity.  Applications for 2020 internships are no longer being accepted. Please check back this fall for available 2021 internships.

How It Works

College and university students not only receive funding for their education—$3,500 in scholarships—but also earn hourly wages. Best of all, they’ll garner real-world career experience in the Kalamazoo County business community.

The program is open to incoming juniors, seniors and graduate students who will be full-time students in good academic standing with their school during the fall semester of the year in which they’re applying. Students must attend one of the following colleges or universities:

  • Kalamazoo College:incoming juniors, seniors and graduate students
  • Western Michigan University:incoming juniors, seniors and graduate students
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College:incoming second-year students
  • Davenport University (Kalamazoo campus only): incoming juniors and seniors
  • Michigan State University: incoming juniors, seniors and graduate students who graduated from a Kalamazoo-area approved high school
  • University of Michigan:incoming juniors, seniors and graduate students who graduated from a Kalamazoo-area approved high school

Eligible internships must be geographically located in Kalamazoo County.

Host An Intern

Company submissions for hosting a Monroe-Brown lntern will be reviewed by the Monroe-Brown lnternship Program Committee, and will only be approved for internships geographically located in Kalamazoo County. All questions should be directed to info@monroebrown.org or (269) 324-5586.

Companies hosting Monroe-Brown Internships must agree to the following terms:

  • The Monroe-Brown Foundation has permission to use your company’s name and logo in announcements of this program. This includes the website and printed materials.
  • Your company will provide a paid internship of at least 400 hours at minimum of wage or higher (We recommend a wage of $12 – $20/hour.)
  • Monroe-Brown lnternships are summer internships and fall within the suggested guidelines of May 1 through August 31 of the program year.
  • Your company will agree to give the intern a bonus of $500 at the completion of 400 hours of work. This payment serves as confirmation of completion and allows the Monroe-Brown Foundation to release funds to the student’s school. If the intern does not perform suitably, please inform the Monroe-Brown Foundation prior to completion of 200 hours.