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Katie Krimmel, Associate Dean, Director of LILAC
Jennifer Prudencio, Associate Director of Internships and Employer Relations

Leadership, Innovation, and Liberal Arts Center
Campus Center, Second Floor
(610) 526-5174
internshipfunding@brynmawr.edu

Funding Opportunities through Centers and Departments

A number of departments and centers across campus sponsor funding for summer experiences. Many of these programs are independent of the Dean's Office summer funding and have separate application procedures. Information about these opportunities and how to apply is listed below:

 

ANDREW SILK SUMMER JOURNALISM INTERNSHIP (Haverford College)

A Haverford or Bryn Mawr College student entering her/his sophomore, junior or senior year interested in the field of journalism is eligible for a $3500 stipend toward a (8-10 week) summer internship in print or broadcast journalism, with a focus on writing. The student needs to obtain a summer position in print or broadcast journalism.  For more details including application information, please visit Haverford's Center for Career and Professional Advising (CCPA) College Sponsored Internships page.

BI-CO DALUN COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIPS

Launched in the summer of 2013, the Fellowships are a 10-week experience in Dalun, a village in Northern Ghana. In collaboration with a community organization or initiative, Bi-Co students work with a local community leader on a project that addresses an issue of concern in the community. The joining of multiple cultures from both, and even within, the American fellows and Dalun community fosters dialogues, unpacks sensationalized perceptions of America and Africa, and opens deeper understandings. All interns stay at the Simli Centre, a guest and training center.  

The application is available at http://www.haverford.edu/CPGC/programs/internships.php

The application deadline is February 9, 2014.

For more information, see http://serendip.brynmawr.edu/exchange/Ghana-Bico, or contact Professor Alice Lesnick (alesnick@brynmawr.edu). 

 

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CENTER FOR PEACE & GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP, INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM (Haverford College)

Ten spaces are designated for Bryn Mawr College students in several programs at the Center for Peace & Global Citizenship. Students may create their own "self-designed" international internship or participate in the Center's International Internship Partnership programs in China, India, Indonesia, or Mexico City. Funding is also available to graduating seniors through CPGC's Senior Bridge program. The on-line application is available at CPGC On-Line Application.

Application Deadlines for 2014:

  • February 9 at 11:59 pm - International Partnership Internships
  • February 16 at 11:59 pm - International Self-Designed, Summer Research, Continuing Connections (for previously funded interns) and Senior Bridge (for graduating seniors)

For more details about the program in general, see CPGC Internship Program or contact CPGC International Program Coordinator, Chloe Tucker, ctucker@haverford.edu (610) 795-6591.

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CIVIC ENGAGEMENT OFFICE SUMMER PROGRAMS

BRYN MAWR SUMMER OF SERVICE

Sponsored through the Civic Engagement Office, this program provides opportunities for students to live, serve and learn with others in the community. Interns will live together on campus and spend 32 hours each week volunteering for a service or activism organization. Additional time will be devoted to service learning activities and ongoing leadership training. Six to ten students will be selected and will receive on-campus housing and a stipend of $3000.

Interested students must submit a completed BMC Summer of Service application form by Friday, February 28, 2014, 11:59 pm. Forms are available in the Civic Engagement Office or on the website: http://www.brynmawr.edu/ceo/programs/summer/bmcsos.html

For more information about the Summer of Service program, contact Ellie Esmond, Co-Director, Civic Engagement Office: eesmond@brynmawr.edu / x6591.

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DANCE STUDY GRANT

Funding given by Edith Avilés de Kostes (BMC '88) to fully or partially support a serious student or students in an intensive summer program of dance study in technique, performance or composition in a nationally or internationally recognized program. The grant(s) may also be used for pursuing a unique research project in which the actual study and practice of technique, performance or composition is an integral part of the project. Funding may be up to $3600, but generally is a portion of this amount.

To apply, please submit the following to Linda Caruso Haviland in the Dance Program by February 28, 2014:

* Letter of application stating background, interest, and value of program to your artistic development.

* Text or web site information on program to which you have applied or intend to apply.

* An indication of whether you will need full or partial support.

* If you are not currently taking dance classes at Bryn Mawr because we do not offer the style or level of technique appropriate to your training, please include a letter of recommendation from your instructor or program director.

For information about the application process, contact Linda Caruso Haviland (Department of Dance): lcarusoh@brynmawr.edu, x5208.

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DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, RARE BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS

The Friends of the Library have provided funding for a student to explore working with rare books, manuscripts, photographs, and digital collections. The 10-week internship will provide opportunities in a number of areas of special collections work, including book conservation, exhibition planning, and research and cataloging of photograph and manuscript collections. The intern will assist on several projects to understand the range of activities in a special collections library, but will work intensively on one or two projects where they can gain significant experience in a field of interest. Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors are eligible to apply. The intern will receive an award in the amount of $4000.

To apply, please submit the following to Marianne Hansen, Department of Special Collections (mhansen@brynmawr.edu, x5289), by Friday, March 21, 2014:

* 1-2 page letter explaining your interest in the position, relevant experience, and how the internship meets your academic, professional and personal goals
* Resume
* Name of one faculty member who would be able to speak about your qualifications

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DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, ART AND ARTIFACTS

The Friends of the Library have provided funding for a student to explore working with collection objects and metadata.  The 10-week internship will provide opportunities in a number of areas of collections work, with a focus on digital asset management, attaching metadata to digital images and digital photography.  Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors are eligible to apply. The intern will receive an award in the amount of $4000.

To apply, please submit the following to Marianne Weldon, Department of Special Collections (mweldon@brynmawr.edu, x5022 ), by March 15, 2014:

* 1-2 page letter explaining your interest in the position, relevant experience, and how the internship meets your academic, professional and personal goals
* Resume
* Name of one faculty member who would be able to speak about your qualifications

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GERTRUDE ALBERT HELLER MEMORIAL GRANT (Haverford College)

The Gertrude Alber Heller Memorial Grant encourages students to work with individuals with developmental disabilities/neurological disorders in direct care (areas include, but are not limited to, individuals with Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease and Alzheimer's).  For more details including application information, please visit Haverford's Center for Career and Professional Advising (CCPA) College Sponsored Internships page.

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JUDY LOOMIS GOULD SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SUMMER STUDY ABROAD

The Scholarship program provides a grant for summer study abroad. The Scholarship is open to rising juniors and seniors who would otherwise not have the opportunity to study abroad during their undergraduate years.  

To be considered for this award, please complete the on-line Judy L. Gould Scholarship Application. You must also arrange to have TWO letters of recommendation submitted through this on-line recommendation form. Send this link to your recommenders to complete.

Deadline: Friday, February 20th at 11:59 pm

For more information, please contact Dean Theresa Cann at tcann@brynmawr.edu.

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KATHARINE HOUGHTON HEPBURN CENTER INTERNSHIPS

The Hepburn Center sponsors a number of Bryn Mawr students in summer internships allowing them to obtain practical, hands-on experience in one of the Center's three mission areas: film/theater, women's health, and civic engagement. Some internships will partner students with current or past Hepburn Fellows. The partnership internships for 2014 include the Iron Pig Theater (Philadelphia, PA), the Folger Luminary Shakespeare Internship (Philadelphia, PA), the Global Fund for Children (Washington, DC), Parent Earth Film Production (Brooklyn, NY), and the Mural Arts Program (Philadelphia, PA).   For more details about these internship opportunities, please go to Lantern Link.

Students selected to be Hepburn Center summer interns will be expected to participate in the Hepburn Internship Forum, which will meet four times during the academic year. Participation will involve professional development, meeting with current Center Fellows, and consulting with students interested in applying for Hepburn internships for the subsequent year. 

Deadline to apply: MON, March 3, 2014, 9 AM

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MUSEUM STUDIES SUMMER INTERNSHIP AWARD

Bryn Mawr will provide funding for four summer positions for students who wish to intern in museums, galleries or other arts organizations. These grants will enable you to explore the field of Museum Studies and enhance your education with the practical experiences of a summer internship.

To apply for this summer grant, you will need to identify a museum, gallery or arts organization that will sponsor your internship. Bryn Mawr's Special Collections is one option for this summer internship. Students are expected to intern for an 8-10 week period this summer and should be engaged in duties that are related to their undergraduate studies or their anticipated professional career. Each grant will provide a $4000 stipend for an 8-10 week internship. Please be advised that these $4000 stipends are taxable income and the final amount will be approximately $3400. Graduating seniors are welcome to apply.

If you wish to apply for this summer grant, please submit the following materials to: Betsy Cancelliere, Executive Assistant to the Provost, Taylor 103 (ecancellie@brynmawr.edu) no later than Friday, March 7, 2014:

1. One copy of a 1-2 page description of the internship, including a description of the organization, a detailed description of your proposed work/research activities, and a personal statement explaining why the internship is important to your academic, professional, and personal development. You should also explain how it is related to your undergraduate studies. Please indicate the number of hours per week and the number of weeks you will work.

2. One copy of an updated resume listing pertinent background information, extracurricular activities, community activities and work experiences.

3. A letter from the sponsoring organization stating their interest in hosting you as an intern. This statement should also include the hours and the number of weeks for your internship along with a description of your responsibilities.

4. A letter of recommendation from a BMC/Haverford faculty member or dean.

5. A current transcript.

6. If you have applied to a specific museum studies summer internship program, please let us know when you expect to receive a decision.

Each student is expected to give a presentation on her summer internship experience during the fall semester at a date to be announced.

Submit application to Betsy Cancelliere, Executive Assistant to the Provost, Taylor 103, ecancellie@brynmawr.edu

Questions? Contact Brian Wallace in Special Collections: bwallace@brynmawr.edu


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OTTO AND GERTRUDE POLLAK GRANTS IN SOCIOLOGY

Grants for Sociology Majors to support summer internships related to the student's field of study and possible career interests. The amount of the grant award is $4000. Monies for travel to specific international destinations may be available.

To apply, please turn in the following to Karen Sulpizio, Secretary for Sociology, Dalton 114, no later than Friday, March 7, 2014:

* ONE copy of a 2-3 page description of the internship, including a description of the organization, a detailed description of proposed work/research activities, and a personal statement addressing why the internship is important to you, academically, professionally and personally.

* ONE copy of a one-page resume listing pertinent contact information, extra-curricular activities, community activities, and work experience. Include your college year, major.

* A letter from a Bryn Mawr or Haverford College faculty member who is familiar with your abilities.

* A letter of confirmation from the Internship Sponsoring Organization.

For more information, contact Professor Robert Washington (Chair, Sociology): rwashing@brynmawr.edu / x5392

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PENSBY CENTER SUMMER RESEARCH INTERNSHIPS

Please check back for information about 2014 internships.

 

THOMAS RAEBURN WHITE SCHOLARSHIPS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY

The Thomas Raeburn White Scholarships were established by Amos and Dorothy Peaslee in honor of Thomas Raeburn White, Trustee of the College from 1907-1959. The Scholarship program provides funding for summer language instruction, usually abroad. Preference is given to Junior language majors who lack previous study abroad.

To be considered for this award, please complete the on-line Thomas Raeburn White Scholarship Application. You must also arrange to have TWO letters of recommendation submitted through this on-line recommendation form. Send this link to your recommenders to complete.

Deadline: Friday, February 20th at 11:59 pm

For more information, please contact Dean Theresa Cann at tcann@brynmawr.edu.

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TRI-CO DIGITAL HUMANITIES GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS

Internship Grants:

Trico Digital Humanities Internships may be used to pursue defined projects at organizations dedicated to media change (e.g., the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Institute for the Future of the Book, or the Digital Public Library of America); or at traditional organizations and companies exploring digital innovations. This internship could take many forms, even working for a start-up company or helping an existing organization transition to using social media. For any questions, please go to TriCo contact Jen Rajchel.

For more information, go to: TriCo DH Summer Internships.

Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014

Research Fellowships:

The Trico Digital Humanities Research Fellowship provides students the opportunity to be the principal investigator on a reseach-based project. The driving inquiry of the project should either concern new media or be published (completely or in part) in a new media format.  The project should emphasize how the role of technology will advance an understanding of the specific research aims of the project. For example, asking how film based narratives change the way that we think about spectatorship or creating a digital archive to explore the intextuality of a work. For further details on how to apply, please consult the Undergraduate RFP. For any questions, please contact Jen Rajchel (jrajchel@brynmawr.edu).

Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014

For more information, go to:  TriCo DH Grants & Fellowships.

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