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DSM Intern Connection Returns in June and July

May 5, 2022

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (May 5, 2022) – The Greater Des Moines Partnership has announced its intern series, DSM Intern Connection, will return in June and July. The series will feature opportunities for interns and college-aged students to connect with community leaders and executives, as well as opportunities to network with fellow students while learning about what makes DSM unique and truly the place to be.

All interns and college students working in Greater Des Moines (DSM) are invited to attend, and all events are free. Students who complete three of the four events receive a Community Leadership Certificate and are invited to attend the Executive Luncheon event at the Embassy Club Downtown.

The current 2022 calendar is:

  • Thursday, June 2 | 5:30 – 7 p.m. | DSM Intern Connection Kick-Off at Brenton Skating Plaza sponsored by John Deere
  • Thursday, June 16 | 5:30 – 7 p.m. | What Young Professionals Should Know About Benefits at EMC Insurance sponsored by EMC Insurance Companies
  • Thursday, June 30 | 5:30 – 7 p.m. | Young Professional Panel at Mainframe Studios, The Big Room sponsored by American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company
  • Thursday, July 14 | 5:30 – 7 p.m. | TBD
  • Friday, July 15 | 7 p.m. | I-Cubs vs. Buffalo Game and Fireworks Event
  • Wednesday, July 27 | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Executive Luncheon at Embassy Club Downtown sponsored by Bankers Trust

“The DSM Intern Connection gives students a way to connect to the community and with each other through a variety of professional development and socialization-based programming,” said Sidney Pezley, Director of Education and Talent Programs at the Greater Des Moines Partnership. “We encourage businesses and organizations in DSM to make sure their interns know about this opportunity to engage in the Greater Des Moines Community.”

Any student interested in participating in the summer DSM Intern Connection program and receiving program updates and registration information can join The DSM Intern Connection LinkedIn group here and learn more on The Partnership’s website.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.