Grants for Unpaid and Global Internships

Purpose

The College of Engineering is invested in supporting experiential education opportunities that foster a student’s personal and professional development.  Engineering Professional Development offers grants for engineering students to pursue high-quality, unpaid internships for global, non-profit, academic or non-partisan governmental experiences. The College of Engineering values these experiences for their ability to foster the student’s career exploration, enhance their academic program, provide networking opportunities, and develop leadership skills. To apply for funding, review the eligibility requirements below and fill out the application below.

Application Deadline

May 1st (for summer), August 1st (for fall) and January 1st (for spring)

Eligibility

To be eligible to receive funding, applicants must be:

  1. an undergraduate student in the College of Engineering
  2. in good standing, making academic progress, and have completed one full year in the College of Engineering at the time of the internship
  3. registered in an Engineering Cooperative Education and Internship course
  4. offered an unpaid co-op or internship related to the student’s field of study with a global, non-profit, academic or non-partisan governmental organization

Selection Process

A committee from the Student Development Center and Dean’s Office will review and select the award recipients. Decisions will be made based on the availability of funds, quality of the internship, and relevance to the student’s field of study/career goals. Academic qualifications and prior experience will also be taken into consideration.

Online Application

Where are you conducting this internship?
Please attach your current resume. Accepted formats include .pdf, .doc, .docx
Files must be less than 4 MB.
Allowed file types: rtf pdf doc docx.
Accepted formats include .pdf, .doc, .docx
Files must be less than 4 MB.
Allowed file types: rtf pdf doc docx.
In 500 words or less, please describe the position and the connection to your curriculum and career goals. Accepted formats include .pdf, .doc, .docx
Files must be less than 4 MB.
Allowed file types: rtf pdf doc docx.