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  • 1. American Humanics, Inc.
    Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
    The Win-Win InternshipDr. Julianne Gassman and Richard Potter

2. American Humanics, Inc.
Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
Introductions
What do you think of when you hear the word, intern?
3. American Humanics, Inc.
Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
American Humanics

  • National Certification 4.Preparing Nonprofit Leaders 5.What it means when your intern is AH Certified

American Humanics Nonprofit Partners
6. American Humanics, Inc.
Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
What Can Students Offer?

  • Highly motivated to make a difference 7.Connections to their University/College 8.Willingness to work hard for minimal pay 9.Access to

alternative funding
10. American Humanics, Inc.
Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
Why Students Choose NPOs
The Nonprofit Sector is Enormous
1.4 million registered NPOs
$1.6 trillion in revenue
12.9 million employees
NPOs account for more than 7% of Americas GDP
Fairly competitive salaries
Only 15% salary gap between NPOs and for-profits.
2008 Nonprofit Almanac, published by Urban Institute. www.urban.org
11. American Humanics, Inc.
Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
Why Students Choose NPOs
$30 - $120K is an average salary range
$60K national average for Executive Director
640,000 senior level management positions needed over the next 10 years
2008 Nonprofit Almanac, published by Urban Institute. www.urban.org
12. American Humanics, Inc.
Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
Why Students ChooseNPOscontinued

  • Nonprofit jobs are available, desirable, and significant growth is projected over the next ten years. 13. Over the next decade NPOs will need to attract and train 640,000 new senior managers.

www.bridgespan.org
The Nonprofit Sectors Leadership Deficit, Thomas J. Tierney
14. American Humanics, Inc.
Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
What Interns Need
YOU to spark their interest
Gain students attention
Utilize Career Services Departments
Help students see potential nonprofit career opportunities
15. American Humanics, Inc.
Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
Internships 101

  • Provide Diverse Task Opportunities and Experiences 16.Allow student to develop personal skills 17.Expand students

knowledge of the field

  • Provide frequent

opportunities for self
and supervisor feedback
Adapted from University of Northern Iowas LYHS Internship Manual,07-08
18. American Humanics, Inc.
Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
What Interns Needcontinued

  • Job Descriptions 19. Project Specific 20. Department Specific 21. Rotational 22. Organized Trainingand Supervision 23. Include education

on your organizations
culture.

  • Time for Reflection

American Humanics, Inc.
Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
What Interns Needcontinued
Financial Compensation
Organizational Recognition
Leads to
Appropriate
Employment
24. American Humanics, Inc.
Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
How Interns Benefit You
Increase your organizations visibility
Provides your staff with supervisory experience
Better candidate pool
Increases staff diversity
Quality work, at lesser cost
25. American Humanics, Inc.
Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
Resources
Total Internship Management
Employers Guide and
Supervisors Handbook
www.internbridge.com
The Nonprofit Career Guide: how to land a job that makes a difference
www.nonprofitcareerguide.org
26. American Humanics, Inc.
Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
Questions?Thank You!
27. American Humanics, Inc.
Preparing next generation nonprofit leaders
For more information please contact:
Richard Potter
Director, Marketing & Communications
American Humanics
1100 Walnut, Suite 1900
Kansas City, MO 64106
richard.potter@humanics.org
(816) 561-6415 x.106
(800) 343-6466 x.106
www.humanics.org
Julianne Gassman, Ph.D.
Executive Director, American Humanics
University ofNorthern Iowa
HPC 106
2351 Hudson Rd.
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0156
gassman@uni.edu
(319) 273-2264