School Profile: Hiatt Career Center World of Work at Brandeis

Because service is such an integral part of a Brandeis education, Hiatt Career Center Dean Joseph DuPont and the University set out to create a program that would support students pursuing careers in social justice. The result was World of Work (WOW), an internship funding program that awards $3,500 stipends to deserving students who secure service-oriented summer internships.

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School Profile: Northwestern’s Summer Internship Grant Program

What if internships in your chosen field are unpaid and you cannot afford to work for free? The Summer Internship Grant Program (SIGP) was developed in part to answer that question. In 2007, Student Government, Alumni and Career Services collaborated to develop SIGP to fund stipends for students completing unpaid summer internships. In addition to money, the program provides a structured reflection process designed to help improve students’ career decision making.

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