Tyson helping to match students with non-profit internships

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Tyson Foods is investing $200,000†in Campus Compact to create internship opportunities with non-profit groups for college students in Storm Lake, Sioux City, Council Bluffs and Chicago.

Eight week paid internships will take place next summer. Up to about 20 organizations will be accepted in the program.

ĒMany canít afford to work for free, so any time we can find internships where they can get paid, thatís a benefit, because they get that community experience and that real world experience that they need for careers and they also have the ability to feed themselves and pay for their education,Ē Iowa Campus Compact Executive Director Emily Shields said.†

According to Campus Compact, interns will have hands-on, tangible work that will make a difference in their communities, and the opportunity to learn real-life values to further their careers after college. †† †

Students and organizations can apply for the program on Campus Compactís website.