Based at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at University of Texas at Austin, the RGK Center helps coordinate placement of qualified students with several Austin-area and Texas foundations.
Summer is a time to kick back, relax and soak up the sun, but for three Centre students in particular, this summer is a time to focus on a much loftier goal: fighting poverty.
The Impact Summer Internship Program enables first year business graduate students to learn about the rewards and challenges of social sector management without making a significant financial sacrifice.
The Summer Service Internship Program provides the students of Xavier University with the opportunity to engage in social service in the Cincinnati area and nurture relationships with the broader community.
Penn’s International Internship Program (IIP) provides opportunities for outstanding undergraduate and graduate students to intern abroad for eight to twelve weeks over the summer.
Two Brooklyn College students have been accepted to the prestigious Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship Program, which will give them the opportunity to participate in summer internships for the next three years and receive a stipend totaling $17,000.
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.
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.
Eight Washington and Lee University students have been selected for the spring/summer 2012 Johnson Opportunity Grants. The students will participate in a variety of projects in far-flung locations in the United States and abroad. These range from the Summer Olympics in London to a human rights society in Russia; from a non-governmental organization (NGO) in Palestine to the Infectious Disease Research Institute in Washington, D.C.
The Swearer Center for Public Service received about 40 applications this year for its Howard R. Swearer International Service Fellowship, which provides up to $3,500 for students to pursue a summer internship or project abroad backed by a non-governmental organization or government agency.