Internship Funding Opportunities

We all know that internships are a fantastic way to gain valuable hands-on experience, but it’s hard to commit to a summer internship when you know you need to make money, too. But what if that internship is the experience that’s going to open the doors for your future job?

The Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development recognizes this issue and administers funding to sponsor talented undergraduate and graduate students so they have financial support while completing summer internships.

What experiences are considered an internship? According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), an experience can be defined as an internship if it meets all of the following criteria:

  1. The experience must be an extension of the classroom: a learning experience that provides for applying the knowledge gained in the classroom. It must not be simply to advance the operations of the employer or be the work that a regular employee would routinely perform.
  2. The skills or knowledge learned must be transferable to other employment settings.
  3. The experience has a defined beginning and end, and a job description with desired qualifications.
  4. There are clearly defined learning objectives/goals related to the professional goals of the student’s academic coursework.
  5. There is supervision by a professional with expertise and educational and/or professional background in the field of the experience.
  6. There is routine feedback by the experienced supervisor.
  7. There are resources, equipment, and facilities provided by the host employer that support learning objectives/goals.

Getting Accustomed to my Summer Internship

During these past weeks as an intern on Capitol Hill, I have responded to constituent emails and phone calls, led tours of the Capitol, and met with a variety of interesting people who work on the Hill. Surprisingly to me, …

By Erica Albert
Erica Albert
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Boog Internship Fund Monthly Summary

This summer, I am researching bioethics and networking with healthcare professionals, philosophers, and bioethicists at Johns Hopkins University through the Genomics and Society Mentorship Program! I am one of five students selected for this program and am very excited to …

By Briana Lopez-Patino
Briana Lopez-Patino
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The Early Weeks of my Summer Internship

Three weeks ago, I moved to Washington D.C for the summer and began my internship in the U.S House of Representatives. I was extremely nervous on my first day and was sure everyone in the office would know exactly what …

By Erica Albert
Erica Albert
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Internship Funding Opportunities at Fleishman Center

Why are internships important?

Internships are a good introduction to the career you may be interested in pursuing and can support your career goals by allowing you to gain applicable industry experience. Students can also leverage their internship experiences as …

By Ozge Girit Heck
Ozge Girit Heck Career Success Program Coordinator
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