Partners and work placements

See what kinds of internships we offer.

Our partner organizations

Our Urban Scholars work for public sector partner organizations across the Twin Cities metropolitan area:

  • APi Group
  • Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
  • City of Minneapolis
  • Fourth Judicial District Courts
  • Hennepin County
  • Metropolitan Airports Commission
  • Metropolitan Council
  • Minneapolis Parks & Recreation Board
  • Minneapolis Public Housing Authority
  • Minneapolis Public Schools
  • Saint Paul Parks and Recreation, Right Track
  • State of Minnesota

If your organization would like to host Urban Scholars during their internship, contact us.

See our contact information

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Work placements

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Our staff looks for meaningful work projects that build your skills and stand out on resumes. There is no standard project, but some examples include:

Working with data

  • Testing and recommending data collection protocols
  • Building databases and data visualization tools
  • Data reporting in human resources

Doing research

  • Researching policy implementation strategies on affordable housing
  • Conducting focus groups on youth violence prevention strategies

Guiding workshops and outreach

  • Coordinating emergency preparedness workshops
  • Doing community outreach for comprehensive planning
  • Leading culturally relevant learn-to-bike workshops

Communications projects

  • Doing video and digital communication production

Get more details about internships

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Contact us

Urban Scholars

Civil Rights Department






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

Office hours

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday