Summer Internship Grants
boston college internship program
2013 Summer Social & Human Services Internship Grant
Up to five stipends of $3,400 each will be available to juniors who plan to do unpaid summer internships in a nonprofit organizations dealing with social and human services. Eligibility: Juniors (rising seniors - students who are completing their junior year in May 2013).
THE APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
- You must first apply to an internship. For assistance in finding an internship, check the listings on the EagleLink internship database and our other internship resources. Or stop by The Internship Office between the hours of 1-4, Monday through Friday, for assistance.
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Create your own internship. Contact an organization with ideas regarding a project you would like to undertake or submit a plan for a project you would like to do independently. Independent projects must be supervised by someone who has expertise in the subject matter.
- Download, fill out, and submit an internship stipend proposal, attaching a copy of your resume to the proposal.
- Download and fill out the application:
- Email the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Please put "2013 Summer Social & Human Services Internship Grant" as the Subject to your email.
- Be sure to attach a copy of your resume to the proposal.
- You must be accepted into the internship before the award can be made but you do not need to have received final acceptance to apply.
- DEADLINE TO APPLY: Sunday, April 7, 2013 by 11:59pm
- SELECTION: By Monday, April, 15, 2013
- The internship must be with a nonprofit/human services organization.
- The internship should be focused primarily on providing social and human services.
- The internship must provide valuable, career-related experience and learning goals must be established and met.
- Supervision and training must be provided.
- You must provide a financial aid statement or self-declaration of financial need. You can obtain your BC financial aid statement through your Agora portal.
- The internship must be non-paying and full-time (30-40 hours for 8-12 weeks).
- Continue searching for an internship/summer employment while you are waiting to hear about the internship stipend.
- The stipend will be paid through the Boston College Payroll Office (Kronos). Stipend amount will be paid on an hourly rate based on time worked and satisfactory performance. It is considered income and therefore taxable.
- Grant money is paid out on a weekly schedule, based on hours worked. The grant winner and his/her supervisor must report hours worked weekly.