Grants and Internship Awards

Internship awards are given to promote student career preparedness. Those awards are designed to enhance the recipients' practical experience, work exposure, and career opportunities.

To Apply, you will need: 

  • Cover Letter outlining 1. Your internship including organization and location 2. How this internship will impact your career development (please include what you will learn in the internship and your declared major) 3. A detailed budget anticipating expenses, other funding, and how these funds will impact your ability to complete the internship 4. If you are applying for a specific internship scholarship, please read and review the scholarship criteria and address how your background and interests meet that criteria. 
  • Resume - you can come into our office on UC 3rd for drop-in appointments Monday-Friday 3-5pm, Monday and Wednesday 11:30am-2pm, or make an appointment with our Career Advisors on Handshake if you would like someone to review your resume (or cover letter). 

Applications will be available in the Spring 2020.

Joseph '71 and Rosanne Hoffman Professional Internship Fund 

Awarded to any full time junior or rising senior enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts who is working as an intern at a professional, for-profit business organization.

Catherine D. Lutz Internship Fund 

Awarded to students from historically underrepresented groups and that have unmet financial need.

Glenn and Heidi Patterson Professional Internship Fund

Awarded to rising juniors and seniors in the College of Liberal Arts who are working as interns at for-profit business organizations. 

Class of 1969 50th Reunion Internship Fund

Awarded to sophomore, junior, and senior students in the College of Liberal Arts who have shown personal leadership and service through their time on campus. 

Bovell Non-Profit Internship Fund

Awarded to any full-time student who is working as a low- or unpaid intern with a non-profit organization.

Political Internships Fund

Awarded to any full-time student is working as a low- or non-paid intern in the political, public policy, or governmental affairs field. 

Cahill Internship Fund

Awarded to any full-time student working as a low- or non-paid intern in the allied health professions.