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Adult Basic Education - Stillwater


Adult Basic Education (Instructional)

Open to Upper-level Undergraduate Students


Minnesota Correctional Facility - Stillwater (MCF-STW)

MCF-STW Overview: MCF-STW was built in 1914 and is the state's largest close-security facility for adult male felons. Average daily population is 1,277 and full-time staff size is approximately 550. The facility's two primary missions are to protect the public by incarcerating serious, chronic and dangerous offenders and to provide industrial, academic, vocation and rehabilitative opportunities to inmates.

Internship Description

Intern will assist licensed instructors in providing classroom instruction as needed. Assist education staff in developing and presenting a variety of learning techniques to meet individual student needs. Provide assistance and encouragement to students to increase motivation and promote positive attitudes among students. This is a unique opportunity in which the internship experience will expose the intern to educational learning in a closed environment in which students progress at their own pace and the instructor must develop and utilize a variety of learning tools to meet the needs of students at all levels.


Interns will be assigned to the Education Unit and supervised by a licensed instructor.


The intern must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in a program that offers course credit for internships. Applicants should have an interest in corrections and adult education and be able to adapt to working in a closed environment. Knowledge of computers is also essential.

Length of Internship

Negotiable and flexible/12 weeks and minimum of 24 hours per week is desired.

Application deadline date:
July 15 for Fall session
October 15 for Winter session

February 15 for Summer session


Applications may be accepted after these dates until the position is filled.

This internship is unpaid.

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