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Become an 

HSMN Intern

About HSMN's Internships

The Hindu Society of Minnesota offers an exciting internship program for high school and college students who are interested in gaining valuable experience in the non-profit sector. Our program provides a variety of opportunities across multiple organizational units, including administration, outreach, event planning, and more. Interns will have the chance to work alongside experienced professionals, learn about the organization's mission and values, and develop important skills that will benefit them in their future careers. The program is designed to be flexible, with remote or hybrid work options available depending on the operating unit's needs. This is a fantastic opportunity for students who are passionate about making a difference in their community and are looking to gain hands-on experience in the non-profit sector.

Availability

Must be available to commit to working 10-15 hours per week as a part-time intern.

Environment

Must be able to work remotely or in a hybrid work environment.

Duration

Interns must be able to commit to a minimum of two semesters in the program.

Attitude

Must be willing to learn and take on new challenges.

Education

High school or university students are eligible to apply.

Technology

Should have a reliable internet connection and access to necessary technology.

Application Process

Email Submission

Applicants need to send an email to vicepresident@hsmn.org to apply for the internship program.​

Required Documentation

Applicants must include the following documents with their email submission:

  • RESUME:

    • A current resume that includes:

      • Their education

      • work experience

      • Any relevant skills or achievements

      • Year and Name of School

      • Extracurricular Activities

  • ESSAY:

    • Candidates must submit an essay of at least 600 words. The essay should outline their interest in the HSMN internship, the specific area they wish to work in, and how their skills and experience align with our organization's mission and values.

Applicant Requirements

Requirements

  1. Submission Deadline: The applicants are considered on a rolling basis throughout the year.

  2. Response Time: Applicants will receive an email confirmation upon receipt of their application. If selected, they will be contacted for an interview.

  3. Communication: Applicants are responsible for checking their email regularly and responding promptly to any communication from the Hindu Society of Minnesota regarding their application status.

Qualifications

  1. Must be a high school sophomore, junior, or senior or an undergraduate college freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior.

  2. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

  3. Strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  4. Ability to work a minimum of 10 hours per week and commit to the entire duration of the internship program.

  5. Basic computer skills and a strong interest in the field of the internship demonstrated through relevant coursework or extracurricular activities.

Interns make a big impact.

The HSMN internship program is a fantastic opportunity for high school and college students to contribute to the organization's success while gaining valuable experience. Our interns play a crucial role in helping us achieve our mission and goals. They bring fresh perspectives, ideas, and energy to our operations, and their hard work and dedication make a significant impact on our success. Interns have the chance to work on important projects and initiatives, develop new skills, and gain hands-on experience in the non-profit sector. By joining our internship program, interns become an integral part of our team and have the opportunity to make a positive difference in their community.

Executive Committee internship areas

  • Finance

  • Marketing/Communications

    • Social Media marketing​

    • Photography

    • Copywriting

  • Event Coordination

    • Cultural event coordination​

    • Religious event coordination

    • Culinery event coordination

  • IT

    • Website management​

    • UI/UX Design

    • IT support

    • IT administration 

    • IT networking

  • Volunteer Coordination

  • Administrative Services

Trustee Executive Council internship areas

  • Fund Raising

  • Strategic Planning

  • P.R.

  • Public Policy

  • Membership management

Strategic initiatives internship areas

  • HSMN Sustainability

  • HSMN Dare2Dream

    • P.R.​

    • Fundraising 

    • Project Management

    • Construction planning

  • HSMN Mobile App

    • Engineering ​

    • UI/UX Design

  • HSMN Alumni Events

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