Application process

We outline the process and timeline for getting into our program.
January - March

Apply

Applications open January 15, 2024

Applications close March 4, 2024

Program announcements

  • Applications for 2024 open January 15, 2024
  • List of employer partners for 2024 will be available soon

Submitting an application

  • See if you are eligible to apply
  • See the application requirements
  • Complete and submit your application 

Learn about eligibility and requirements

March - April

Screening, interview and selection

Invitation to interview

  • After we review your application, we will send an invitation to interview if selected

  • Invitations to interview will be for a specific site and employer

  • We interview two to three candidates for each open placement

  • Being offered an interview does not guarantee a placement

Selecting who we interview

Our candidate selection committee will only invite applicants who:

  • Meet our criteria

  • Show program goals in supplemental questions 

Interviews

  • You will be interviewed by our site coordinator for a specific employer
  • The interviewer will ask questions about your professional interests and job skills

Getting an offer

Selection and notification will happen in Early April 

June - August

Internships and leadership training

Internships run from June 3 to August 16, 2024

Orientation dates are June 3 and June 4, 2024

You are responsible for finding your own housing

Get more details on internships and leadership training

 

Contact us

Urban Scholars

Civil Rights Department

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Phone

612-673-3012

Address

City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 239
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday