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Internships inspire members to action.

There’s nothing like real-world experience to round out a resume and inspire collegians to make their mark in the world. Kappa Delta offers a variety of internship opportunities for members.

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Orthopaedic Research Internships

Each summer, the Kappa Delta Foundation offers an opportunity for four Kappa Delta collegians to intern at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee, one of the leading orthopaedic research centers in the country. This internship is a great addition to KD’s long-standing support of orthopaedic research through the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

With direction by Kappa Delta alumna Karen Hasty, Ph.D., and other acclaimed orthopaedic researchers, interns work on a basic science research project and participate in a weekly research data conference and journal club. They also attend orthopaedic surgery training conferences given by faculty from Campbell Clinic, an internationally recognized orthopaedic clinic.

Please note that upperclassmen with science or biomedical engineering backgrounds are preferred applicants. Housing is provided by the foundation, and interns receive an expense reimbursement.

For more information, contact the foundation.

Applications are closed for 2016. Please check back in the fall for next year’s information.

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Internships

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Internships

In honor of one of Kappa Delta’s most notable alumnae, the foundation provides funding for two Kappa Delta collegians to serve as paid summer interns for the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum’s Art and Leadership Program for Girls in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Founded in 1998, the program provides adolescent girls, 11-13 years of age, with opportunities for independent thinking, skill-building, problem-solving and the development of their artistic talents.

Complete an application to be a summer intern at the museum. For more information, contact Shannon Bay, education program manager.

Applications are closed for 2016. Please check back in the fall for next year’s information.

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Prevent Child Abuse America Internships

Prevent Child Abuse America, one of Kappa Delta’s national philanthropic partners, provides opportunities for Kappa Deltas to participate in its unpaid internship program. The program is designed to offer college students real-world nonprofit experience and the chance to further advance Prevent Child Abuse America’s mission to prevent the abuse and neglect of our nation’s children. 

The program is open to students who are able to live in the Chicago area during the term of the internship or to students open to working remotely for one of PCAA’s staff members located around the country. Download the application form. For questions, contact Matt Feldman, PCAA’s senior director of marketing.

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