Job Title: Grant/Program Intern
Reports to: Chris Rutherford, director of communitymobilization strategy
Employment Type:Part time (20 hrs/week) from May through August 2023
Location: Lansing
Application Deadline:Rolling, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible
Compensation: $15/hour


As the leader in the state’s college access movement, MCAN works to improve the futures of Michigan’s students and communities by making college accessible to all. MCAN’s work centers the Sixty by 30 goal – increasing Michigan’s postsecondary educational attainment rate to 60% by 2030. MCAN engages partners statewide who are committed to systems-level change and the reduction of barriers to increase college readiness, participation and completion rates, particularly among low-income students, first-generation college-going students, and students of color. To learn more about being part of MCAN’s team, watch our work culture video.


Reporting to the strategy manager, the grant/program intern will help manage and monitor the grant reporting timeline, including processing and communications for grants that are active and submitted into SurveyMonkey Apply. In addition, this position will support the collection of resources from our Local College Access Network partners to include in the LCAN Resource Hub.

Other general duties can include:

  • Perform data entry and other functions with respect to the grant management spreadsheet
  • Prepare various reports and analyze data for Impact Map
  • Attend meetings, prepare minutes and address follow up items
  • Provide administrative support for LCAN/CA convening, Michigan Alliance meeting and Maritime


$15 per hour for up to 20 hours per week.


MCAN believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. MCAN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people from all backgrounds to apply. MCAN is also an Employer of National Service. Applicants must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19 to be eligible for employment.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Chris Rutherford, director of community mobilization strategy, at

For questions related to this position, please email Tricia Lujambio at