Summer Internship

About Our Programs

The University of Minnesota Undergraduate Leadership Program invites students to participate in an internship program in New York City or Minneapolis. The program carefully evaluates each student and will match professional practice internships based on skills, interests and professional goals.

Leadership Minor students participating in the program will simultaneously complete an intercultural leadership course designed to provide students with the tools to successfully navigate their internships. Participation in the program fulfills the Leadership Minor Field Experience.

Internship opportunities include but are not limited to:

  • Business and Finance
  • Arts, History, and Culture
  • Education, Healthcare, and Social Issues
  • Politics and NGOs

Summer 2022: New York City

It's back! The Leadership Minor once again will offer the Field Experience course in New York City in summer 2022! Students live and work in NYC for 6 weeks while earning credits for LEAD 3972: Field Experience, the third course of the Leadership Minor.  For your internship placement, you will be interviewed to learn more about the interests and skills you want to develop. 

  • Who: Juniors & seniors who have successfully completed LEAD 3961 by the end of spring 2022
  • When: June 6, 2022 - July 28, 2022, which includes 2 weeks of class and 6 weeks of internship in NYC
  • Cost: $7600 per student program fee, which includes tuition for 3 credits, airfare, airport-to-housing transportation, NYC housing, placement process, on-site events and workshops. Daily food and transport are not included.
  • Application Due: February 28, 2022 (no application fee)

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information!

Interested? Fill out the Summer 2022 LEAD 3972 NYC Summer Internship Course Interest Form to let us know, with no commitment to enroll.