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Internships for Freshmen and Sophomores


Freshmen or sophomores majoring in mathematics with a possible interest in teaching are eligible for paid internships in various teaching-related positions both on and off campus. These internships help students further explore their interest in teaching and hopefully attract them to the teaching field.

Stipend amount:

Stipends of up to $3,200 per semester (including summer internships) are available for interested and qualified freshman and sophomores. There are opportunities to serve as paid tutors for students attending public schools in the Manhattan area or to participate in math education professional development and informal education settings.

Applicants must:

  • Be current freshmen or sophomores majoring in mathematics
  • Possess a cumulative 2.75 GPA
  • Have successful completion at least one semester of university
    credit at K-State
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student during the semester immediately following the semester for which the stipend award is received
  • Meet stated deadlines and requirements for application submission

Obligations:

  • Apply and work for an internship experience in an informal education setting.

Freshman/Sophomore Internship Online Application

Paid internships up to $3,200 are available in various teaching-related positions both on and off campus for freshmen or sophomores majoring in mathematics with a possible interest in teaching.

Informed Consent Form (PDF)


Application and Selection Process:

  • Completed online internship application
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions that you have attended (or permission to gain access through KSIS)
  • Statement of interest in mathematics to teach
  • Two names of references – one from an advisor and one from a course instructor in your major supporting your interest in the stipend
  • Application review and award announcements:
    • Review of applications will begin on April 1st for summer and fall internships and November 1st for spring internships.
      (Applications will continue until positions are filled)
    • Noyce Stipend awards will be announced prior to the end of the semester in which the application was submitted.
  • Final selection will be made by the leadership team and will be based on:
    • Maturity as indicated by performance in academic courses and
      letters of reference
    • Interest in mathematics education
    • Compatibility with acceptable internship sites