MSU Denver

Internship Program

MSU Denver’s Institute for Public Service hosts internship programs that help MSU Denver students build pathways to careers in all forms of public service, despite their major or degree path. These internships provide access to public servants and mentors while they build professional networks and expertise.

Presidential Internship in Public Service and Application and Information COMING SOON!

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Student Experience

MSU Denver carries a legacy of public service and public service-minded programming. Our students in every department, school, and college serve the public in visible and meaningful ways. The Institute is an all-encompassing structure that provides ALL MSU Denver students with:

1. Academic programming and courses focused on public service concepts, theories, and pathways.

2. Opportunities to engage with high-profile public servants participating in significant public events, guest instruction, and residencies.

3. Cohort-based programs across multiple sectors, focused on experiential learning through a paid internship component, that lead to a micro-credential or certificate.

4. A pathway from any discipline or major to meaningful opportunities in the public service sphere.

Internship Opportunities

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Intern Qualifications

  • Demonstrated interest and commitment to a public service career
  • Current MSU Denver Student
  • Eligible for Student Employment at MSU Denver
  • Ability to follow directions under general supervision and/or independently
  • A passion and commitment to helping others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work 15 consecutive weeks, 10-15 hours per week, during the internship

Please contact Alyssa Marks for more internship information.

Email: [email protected]

Previous Student Internships

Institute for Public Service

Contact Us

If you have questions or need more information please reach out to Dr. John Masserini, Dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.

Email: [email protected]