Internship Funding Opportunties

We all know that internships are a fantastic way to gain valuable hands-on experience, but it’s hard to commit to an unpaid 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.

The Student Affairs Internship Fund

Through the Internship Fund, several students will receive $500 to $5,000 to defray the cost of pursuing an unpaid internship. In the summer of 2019, over 40 students were awarded funds through the Student Affairs Internship Fund.

  • Who is eligible?

    Currently matriculated Binghamton University undergraduate and graduate students who have been offered an unpaid full- or part-time remote or in-person internship (cannot intern for a family member) for summer 2021 may apply. You must be completing the internship before you graduate, and meet all of the following criteria:

    • Minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Demonstrated financial need and current Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file at the office of Financial Aid and Student Records and/or a completed NYS State Aid Application
    • Have an SSN (Social Security Number) or ITIN (Individual Tax Identification Number)

    Preference will be given to students who may not otherwise be able to complete an unpaid internship due to financial constraints. Priority will be given to students who have not previously received support through the Internship Fund and those with financial need. Please note that this is a competitive application process and not all applicants will receive funding.

  • How to apply
    Summer 2021 Application: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4521814
    Required to Apply:

    • Resume
    • Personal statement of interest that includes information about the internship to be completed (maximum of 2 pages, double spaced)
    • Application Google Form
    • Supervisor Form
    • Internship Expenses Budget Worksheet

     

    Note: You will need to download and complete the Internship Expenses Budget Worksheet here and upload to the online application above.
    Deadline:
    A first round of applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on May 10, 2021.
    A second round of applications will be accepted until 4 p.m. on June 4, 2021.

    Final decisions will be communicated in the weeks following the application deadline. Please note that this is a competitive application process and not all applicants will receive funding.

    We highly encourage students to utilize Fleishman Center’s resources for resume help and have your resume reviewed in the Fleishman Center during walk-in hours or by scheduling an appointment in hireBING.

  • Additional information

    The Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development staff will assist students in identifying internship opportunities and will review draft resumes through virtual appointments scheduled through hireBING by Handshake.

    Academic credit may be available through the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development’s CDCI Program or a student’s academic major department.

    Please note: Some employers may require students to take the internship for credit.

  • How the internship fund works

    1. Once you are awarded a scholarship, you must complete a form and a W-9 and send them to intefund@binghamton.edu

    2. We contact your supervisor the week you start your internship and they verify that you started.

    3. We then start to process your check and you should receive it in a couple weeks.

    4. Toward the end of your internship, we ask you to send us a thank you note for fund sponsors and a picture of you at your internship.

 

Michael and Audra Mallow Internship Endowment

Established in 2020 by Michael Mallow ’88 and Audra Mallow, this internship fund has been established to support students participating in internships in research, government or public interest.
Award amount: $3,700

  • Who is eligible?

    Currently matriculated Binghamton University undergraduate or graduate students who have been offered a full-time, paid or unpaid internship for summer 2021 may apply. Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

    • Must be participating in an internship in research, government or public interest.
    • Must be in good academic standing (3.0 GPA or higher)
    • Must have an SSN (Social Security Number) or ITIN (Individual Tax Identification Number)

    Preference will be given to students participating in an internship that provides a novel experience based on duties, geographical location or innovative environment. Please note that this is a competitive application process and only one applicant will be awarded this internship on an annual basis.

  • How to apply

    Summer 2021 Application: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4521792

    Required to Apply:

    • Resume
    • Personal statement of interest that addresses the uniqueness of the internship opportunity (maximum of 2 pages, double spaced)
    • Two letters of reference emailed to intefund@binghamton.edu
    • Application Google Form 
    • Supervisor Form
    • Internship Expenses Budget Worksheet

    Note: You will need to download and complete the Internship Expenses Budget Worksheet here and upload to the online application above.
    Deadline: 5 pm on May 10, 2021

    Final decisions will be communicated in the weeks following the application deadline. Please note that this is a competitive application process and only one student will be awarded this funding each year.

    We highly encourage students to utilize Fleishman Center’s resources for resume help and have your resume reviewed in the Fleishman Center during walk-in hours or by scheduling an appointment in hireBING.

  • Additional information

    The Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development staff will assist students in identifying internship opportunities and will review draft resumes through virtual appointments scheduled through hireBING by Handshake

    Academic credit may be available through the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development’s CDCI Program or a student’s academic major department.

    Please note: Some employers may require students to take the internship for credit.

  • How the internship fund works

    1. Once you are awarded a scholarship, you must complete a form and a W-9 and send them to intefund@binghamton.edu

    2. We contact your supervisor the week you start your internship and they verify that you started.

    3. We then start to process your check and you should receive it in a couple weeks.

    4. Toward the end of your internship, we ask you to send us a thank you note for fund sponsors and a picture of you at your internship.

 

Vogt Family Summer Internship

Established in 2021 by the Vogt Family, this fund supports students at Binghamton University who without funding, would not be able to participate in a summer internship opportunity.
Award amount: $5,000 will be awarded to 5 students annually.

  • Who is eligible?

    Currently matriculated Binghamton University undergraduate or graduate students who have been offered a full-time, unpaid internship for summer 2021 may apply. Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

    • Demonstrated financial need and current Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file at the office of Financial Aid and Student Records and/or a completed NYS State Aid Application
    • Must have an SSN (Social Security Number) or ITIN (Individual Tax Identification Number)

    Preference will be given to students in the Transformational Leaders Program and to those who may not otherwise be able to complete an unpaid internship due to financial constraints. Please note that this is a competitive application process and not all applicants will receive funding.

  • How to apply

    Summer 2021 Application: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4521761

    Required to Apply:

    • Resume
    • Personal statement of interest that includes information about the internship to be completed (maximum of 2-pages, double spaced)
    • Application Google Form
    • Supervisor Form
    • Internship Expenses Budget Worksheet

    Note: You will need to download and complete the Internship Expenses Budget Worksheet here and upload to the online application above.
    Deadline: 5 pm on May 10, 2021

    Final decisions will be communicated in the weeks following the application deadline. Please note that this is a competitive application process and only five students will be awarded this funding each year.

    We highly encourage students to utilize Fleishman Center’s resources for resume help and have your resume reviewed in the Fleishman Center during walk-in hours or by scheduling an appointment in hireBING.

  • Additional information

    The Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development staff will assist students in identifying internship opportunities and will review draft resumes through virtual appointments scheduled through hireBING by Handshake

    Academic credit may be available through the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development’s CDCI Program or a student’s academic major department.

    Please note: Some employers may require students to take the internship for credit.

  • How the internship fund works

    1. Once you are awarded a scholarship, you must complete a form and a W-9 and send them to intefund@binghamton.edu

    2. We contact your supervisor the week you start your internship and they verify that you started.

    3. We then start to process your check and you should receive it in a couple weeks.

    4. Toward the end of your internship, we ask you to send us a thank you note for fund sponsors and a picture of you at your internship.

 

Patricia Carretta ‘68, MA ‘74 and Vincent Carretta ‘68, MA ‘71 Internship for English Majors

This internship was established to support English majors within Harpur College of Arts & Sciences to help offset the costs associated with completing unpaid summer internships.
Award amount: $2,000 awarded to one student annually

  • Who is eligible?

    Currently matriculated Binghamton University undergraduate or graduate students majoring in English who have been offered a full-time unpaid internship for summer 2021 may apply. Applicants must meet the following criteria: 

    • Demonstrated financial need and current Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file at the office of Financial Aid and Student Records and/or a completed NYS State Aid Application
    • Must have an SSN (Social Security Number) or ITIN (Individual Tax Identification Number)
    • Must be an undergraduate or graduate English major completing an unpaid summer internship
    • Must be in good academic standing (3.0 GPA or higher)

    Preference will be given to students who would benefit most from the internship experience. Please note that this is a competitive application process and only one applicant will be awarded this internship on an annual basis.

  • How to apply

    Summer 2021 Application: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4521797

    Required to Apply:

    • Resume
    • Personal statement of interest that includes the uniqueness of the internship opportunity (Maximum of 2 pages, double spaced)
    • Two letters of reference emailed to intefund@binghamton.edu 
    • Application Google Form
    • Supervisor Form
    • Internship Expenses Budget Worksheet

    Note: You will need to download and complete the Internship Expenses Budget Worksheet here and upload to the online application above.
    Deadline: 5 pm on May 10, 2021

    Final decisions will be communicated in the weeks following the application deadline. Please note that this is a competitive application process and only one student will be awarded this funding each year.

    We highly encourage students to utilize Fleishman Center’s resources for resume help and have your resume reviewed in the Fleishman Center during walk-in hours or by scheduling an appointment in hireBING.

  • Additional information

    The Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development staff will assist students in identifying internship opportunities and will review draft resumes through virtual appointments scheduled through hireBING by Handshake

    Academic credit may be available through the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development’s CDCI Program or a student’s academic major department.

    Please note: Some employers may require students to take the internship for credit.

  • How the internship fund works

    1. Once you are awarded a scholarship, you must complete a form and a W-9 and send them to intefund@binghamton.edu

    2. We contact your supervisor the week you start your internship and they verify that you started.

    3. We then start to process your check and you should receive it in a couple weeks.

    4. Toward the end of your internship, we ask you to send us a thank you note for fund sponsors and a picture of you at your internship.

 

These funding opportunities are not intended to support undergraduate research and scholarly or creative work. For information on research resources, please visit the Undergraduate Research Center.

Questions: Please contact the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development with any questions regarding these internship fund opportunities at intefund@binghamton.edu.

Thank you!

The Internship Fund is generously funded by Binghamton University Dining Services and private donors. We are extremely grateful for their ongoing support of Binghamton University students.