CASE Reuss Internship at the University of Illinois Foundation

Dec 11, 2019 09:30 AM

CASE | University of Illinois Foundation

Established in 1935, the University of Illinois Foundation is an independent not-for-profit corporation responsible for raising and administering private gifts that advance the University of Illinois, a world-class public research university system, and its excellence in teaching, research, public service, and economic development.

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is a professional association serving educational institutions and the advancement professionals who work on their behalf in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and allied areas. CASE helps its members build stronger relationships with their alumni and donors, raise funds for campus projects, produce recruitment materials, market their institutions to prospective students, diversify the profession, and foster public support of education.

The CASE Reuss Advancement Internship at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks to increase and diversify the number of professionals in educational advancement. It was made possible by the generous foresight and vision of late University of Illinois alumnus and UI Foundation Board Director Robert P. Reuss ’39.

This eight week summer internship will provide a hands-on learning experience. Interns receive on-the-job training and gain valuable skills in the three professional areas of advancement—alumni relations, communications & marketing, and philanthropy.

The CASE REUSS ADVANCEMENT INTERN will work 40 hours per week and receive:

  • Full-time, hands-on project based work experience at the University of Illinois Foundation and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign located in Urbana, Illinois (June 1 – July 24, 2020)
  • A $5,000 Stipend
  • A three-day, all-expense-paid conference in Washington, DC
  • Complimentary CASE ASAP convention registration
  • Participation in CASE advancement webinars
  • A book allowance from the CASE Bookstore
  • An assigned mentor

Interns will be responsible for local accommodations and travel to and from the UI Foundation while participating in this program.

Please submit your application by Friday, February 7, 2020.

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