Name of Engagement

Scholarship for Unpaid Internships

Contact Information

Laura Hickerson or Career and Academic Planning

Contact Details

hickerly@jmu.edu or cap@jmu.edu

Description

Career & Academic Planning (CAP) is offering a scholarship for undergraduate students working in unpaid internships during the summer to assist with financial expenses. A selection committee made up of Career & Academic Planning staff and faculty at JMU will evaluate the applications. This is a selective process, and students are not guaranteed a scholarship on the basis of applying. Upon completion of the internship, you must complete a reflection paper, including an overview of your responsibilities, what you learned through the experience, and how the internship impacted your career plans. Students will also be asked to serve on internship panels that CAP sponsors in the future, if your schedule allows.

Web Presence

http://www.jmu.edu/cap/students/jobintern/internships/scholarship.shtml

Involvement

Involves Students

Scope

JMU Only

Date

There were 23 recipients of Summer 2017 scholarship for unpaid internships, who received awards of $1,000-5,000. To be considered for a scholarship in 2018, email your application and associated materials to Laura Hickerson at hickerly@jmu.edu during the spring semester 2018. Applications are due Friday, April 13, 2018.

Frequency

Recurring Event (Occurs on a regular basis but not continual)

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement, Civic Engagement, Engaged Learning

Format

Program, Award

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