CHI Student Consulting Application

This application is for University of Minnesota students seeking an experiential learning opportunity through a paid consulting project with a community-based nonprofit, government agency or small business.  This Student Consulting Project will assist those organizations that focus directly on addressing public health issues or health disparities in underserved, socially and economically challenged communities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Students from socially and economically disadvantaged or ethnically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply
  • Strong academic credentials (Minimum GPA of 3.0)
  • Experience with underserved community of color or nonprofit organizations

Students who participate in the program

  • Gain valuable experience working with community-based nonprofit organizations or businesses serving diverse communities
  • Develop hands-on professional skills
  • Improve their communications and consulting skills
  • Are exposed to potential careers and new community engagement opportunities
  • Apply classroom knowledge to real-life management and operational situations
  • Should expect to spend approximately 60-80 hours on the project throughout the semester
  • Should complete their projects within the timeframe of Fall or Spring semester
  • Will have to submit a Work Plan at the start and a Final Report & Evaluation at the completion of the project
  • Will be paid a $1,120.00 (minus taxes) consulting payment at project completion


  • PREFERRED APPLICATION METHOD: Please fill out the Online Application.  
  • E-mail R​esume and Cover Letter directly to Nedy Windham at [email protected]
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