• New Year, New Opportunities with the Chelsea Center!

     Explore the career paths of your dreams through the Chelsea Center this year. Partners in the community are seeking students like you to add value to their organizations, so check the Chelsea Center website frequently for new opportunities.

    Interested? Email Dr. Arens and Ms. Willenborg at arens.kerry@wgmail.org and willenborg.jennifer@wgcloud.org.




    Internship: Missouri State Representative Jo Doll (Fall Term 2021)

    Representative Jo Doll was elected to her first two year term in the November 2020 election.  She is a Democrat who represents St. Louis County (District 83) in the Missouri House of Representatives.  She lives in Webster Groves and serves as the vice president of the Webster Groves Board of Education. 

    Representative Doll is looking for a high school intern (grades 9-12) to join her team and experience the day to day of active political life.  Good candidates will share her core political values and be invested in the goals of her office.  They will be eager to explore the ins and outs of the political process and build some of the skills needed to research and develop good policy.  The selected candidate will need to provide their own transportation to meetings and events.

    Per Representative Doll, responsibilities may include:

    1. Research related to policy proposals or community concerns.
    2. Attending meetings and community events. 
    3. Working with the legislative assistant on various projects or job responsibilities.  
    4. Engaging with constituents, such as answering e-mails.  

    Reach out to a Chelsea Team member if you're interested in this opportunity!


    Neighbors of Webster Groves Internship (Summer or Fall 2021)

    Neighbors of Webster Groves is a new community publication combining the best elements of social media and print by sharing positive, family-friendly stories with Webster Groves residents.

    The publication is looking for an intern to be part of the eyes and ears to the events that are happening in the WG area. This is a great opportunity to explore your own neighborhood and share your opinions!

    Per the Publisher, responsibilities include:

    1. Know your community – what are the good things that are going on in the community that you think will be interesting and engaging for the residents of Webster to read about. We feature family/business oriented news.
    2. Seek and find opportunities to make suggestions on ways that we can improve the magazine.
    3. Detail oriented individuals will help us produce a quality product. The intern will be required to do research on businesses and institutions in the local Webster area.
    4. Detail oriented individuals are required to help us proof the magazine on a monthly basis.
    5. We want the intern to provide articles. We need your opinion!

    Reach out to a Chelsea Team member if you're interested in this opportunity!



    Previous Internship Opportunities for 2020:

    • Webster Groves School District Foundation (Emily G., 2020) Social media, marketing, graphic design work as well as nonprofit management
    • Neighbors of Webster Groves (Lydia U., 2020) Content creation, interviewing, and other journalistic skills and publishing skills.
    • WGSD Communications and Alumni Office (Gracie H. 2020) Content creation, interviewing, marketing, graphic design work, and other journalistic skills 
    • Plantricious Social Media Intern (Hannah G., Madeleine C., and Brett K., 2020)  Assist the team with creating new ways to reach the community through social media, as well as give input on exciting new recipes and meal themes. Explore digital marketing skills & learn more about business operation. 
    • Wonder & Wise Design Internship (Oriana F., Summer 2020) Toy design and production
    • Representative Unsicker Political Internship (Logan S. & Zoe D., Summer 2020) Volunteer management, research, content creation
    • Digital Strike Marketing Internship (Hunter & Chase W., Summer 2020) Observing pitches, creating proposals, learning to build reporting dashboards, observed copywriters, designers, programmers, and helping with payroll.
    • County Tire & Auto (Yoakum) observed mechanics and gained hands-on experience in diagnosing and treating mechanical problems

    Previous Internship Opportunities for 2019:

    • Osteoarthritis Lab (Fiona C.) Learned day to day medical laboratory skills 
    • Novel Neighbor (Aryka C.) Organization, ordering, events management
    • Family Forward (Tanys G.) Social work skills
    • Washington University Microbiology Labs (Lilly O. and Alex S.) Microbiology labs skills; Alex's focus was on circadian rhythms
    • Plantricious (Kylie S.) worked on social media development
    • Biden Campaign & Schupp Campaign (Patrick L.) Virtual door-knocking for both campaigns
    • Apex Physical Therapy (Mary Claire W.) worked on patient follow-up and developing online tools for use during the pandemic
    • Chelsea Center Interns (Bridget N., Madi M.) worked on social media as well as service learning event development
    • WGSD Communications (Ainsley M.) Content creation, interviewing, marketing, graphic design work, and other journalistic skills 
    • Sunrise Senior Center (Gwen F.) worked with arts director, organized flowers, planned events
    • NYC Theatre Internship (Elizabeth T.) performed in various plays in NYC
    • Yearbook Interns (Bryce W., Maddie B., Allison W.) Yearbook editors