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Eagle Intern Fellowship

Fund Your Unpaid Internship

The Eagle Intern Fellowship provides financial support to Boston College undergraduates who obtain internships with organizations that are not able to provide a salary.  By eliminating financial barriers, this program provides an opportunity for you to explore your career interests and experience the world of work.

The application period for Summer 2019 is now closed. Applications for Summer 2020 will open in January 2020. 

Selected Eagle Intern Fellows receive:

1. A $3,500 stipend to support your summer experience

2. Individualized career coaching throughout the summer to help you make the most of your internship and connect your experience to future career goals

3. An opportunity to present about your experience to the Boston College community

Review eligibility requirements

“I couldn’t have done this internship without the Eagle Intern Fellowship...What they do for us is amazing. I really couldn’t have stayed here in Boston and built the connections I have now without their support."

—2018 Eagle Intern Fellow Matthew Alvarado '20, who interned over the summer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay and was offered a full-time position to continue working for them when he graduates.

Read more about our 2018 Eagle Intern Fellows



Past Eagle Fellow Courtney Copelin LSOE '17, discusses her marketing internship at FableVision Studios. Video produced by the Boston College Office of University Communications. 


Eagle Intern Fellows in the News

Daniel Schantz

'Open Season'
A Boston College fellowship program makes coveted internships pay, even when they don't.

This feature in the Summer 2018 issue of Boston College Magazine details the internship experience of five Eagle Intern Fellows—Karissa Mokoban '20, Matthew Yan '21, Jaime Martinez '20, Tia Rashke '19, and Daniel Schantz '20. 

Image left: 2018 Eagle Intern Fellow Daniel Schantz '20 works in the archives with Isabella Fertel, an intern from the University of Pennsylvania, at Relix Magazine. (Image: Gary Wayne Gilbert)



2018 Eagle Intern Fellow Highlights:

View a list of past Eagle Intern Fellows

71 recipients

All class years and all schools represented



Top 5 majors of recipients:

  1. Biology
  2. Political Science
  3. Psychology
  4. International Studies
  5. Economics

Top industries fellows interned in: 

  • Healthcare, Life and Physical Sciences
  • Government, Law, and Public Policy
  • Education, Non-Profit, and Social Services
  • Communication, Media, and Marketing




Additional Funding Resources:

The Eagle Intern Fellowship is just one of many funding opportunities available at Boston College and beyond to help you take your career preparation to the next level. Whether you are looking to do an unpaid internship over the summer, study abroad, conduct research, or explore independent study, there are potential resources for you. 

View a listing of scholarship and funding opportunities


Eagle Intern Fellowship

2018 Eagle Intern Fellow Jaime Martinez '20 (right), meeting with press aide Benjamin Cole, in Congressman Vela’s office. (Image: Mark Finkenstaedt)