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 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.
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.
Not everyone in college has their career path figured out. That’s where Pomona, a small but prestigious liberal arts school, gives students an advantage. The college, about an hour from Los Angeles, is home to two undergraduate internship programs, both of which are funded almost entirely by donations.
Aditi Juneja was a firsthand witness to justice being served last summer in a New Jersey courtroom. Through an internship funded by Connecticut College, the economics major shadowed Judge Robert H. Gardner as he presided over the Superior Court of New Jersey’s criminal division.