Non-profit Management Practicum Program

The Practicum is open to students seeking concentration practicum experience.  Foundation-level students will be considered on a case by case basis.

Time Frame: 9 months, flexible beginning and end dates

Tuesday, Thursday or Friday workdays (negotiated upon acceptance)

Occasional evening or weekend work

Project: To develop, implement, find funding for and evaluate a social media-driven campaign to extend our reach into the mental health world and gain greater awareness in the community at large. The successful candidate will become part of a small hands-on, integrated administration team, gaining experience in all parts of the management operation.

Experiences will include:

  • Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Donor prospect research; grant writing
  • Project implementation: evaluation
  • Volunteer recruitment; management

Practicum students will participate in:

  • Weekly individual supervision with a member of the faculty
  • Bi-weekly administrative supervision
  • Monthly board or executive committee meetings
  • Quarterly development executive committee meetings
  • Quarterly cultivation & stewardship committee meetings

Application Procedure:

Applicants are asked to submit their resume, cover letter, one reference, and list of all practicum requirements expected by their practicum program to Randi Sarsfield, Programs & Services Coordinator, 8820 Ladue Road, 3rd Floor, St. Louis, MO. 63124. Students are accepted on a rolling basis.

Questions? Call Cathy Krane, Executive Director at (314) 446-3043