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Internships & Scholarships


⇒Information Sessions for the Sister Seton Cunneen Fellowships 2015 will be held

Tuesday, March 17, 2015, from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm and Wednesday, March 18, 2015, from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Conference Room, 215 Main, Trinity Washington University

The Fellowships pay a stipend of $3,000 while giving students an opportunity to spend 10 consecutive weeks in the summer doing community service at the non-profit of your choice. If you are a full-time CAS student with a GPA of 3.2 or higher, and are returning to the CAS in the fall, you are eligible.

Come meet last summer’s Cunneen Fellows! Come learn about the application process! Application materials are due no later than Monday, April 6, 2015.

For more information and for the application packets, as well as the list of previous placement sites please contact Lynn Myrick, Campus Ministry, myrickl@trinitydc.edu.

⇒MobilizeGreen Internships

MobilizeGreen is a D.C.-based non-profit that jumpstarts green careers for diverse students. MobilizeGreen partners with federal environmental and natural resource management agencies and NGO’s offering internships. MobilizeGreen is hosting the first ever MobilizeGreen 2015 Conference and Diversity Career Fair on March 19 and March 20, 2015, in Washington D.C. There will be paid internships at the career fair, opportunities to network with environmental and public lands officials, and potential to strategize about green careers. MobilizeGreen is looking for engaged and committed students and recent graduates with environmental backgrounds. Some travel and lodging scholarships are available.  To learn more and to register for the event, please visit   http://www.mobilizegreenconference.org/students/

Students can also email or call  MobilizeGreen (202.375.7760) if they have any questions.See Conference Email Flyer STEM for further details.


⇒John Hudson Internship Program Now Accepting Applications

The John Hudson Internship Program provides paid summer internships for college students and recent graduates with disabilities to work in Fairfax County Government. Application materials are due on April 17, 2015. For more information, please contact Jill Clark at jill.clark@fairfaxcounty.gov or 703-324-5874, 703-449-1186 (TTY). You can also visit the Disability Services Planning and Development office of Fairfax County Department of Family Services on the web or find them on Facebook for more information.

⇒The National Council on Independent Living

The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) hosts 2 internship positions at their headquarters in Washington, DC. The NCIL Policy Internship Program is open to students and individuals pursuing a career in a field relevant to NCIL interests, particularly Independent Living and disability advocacy. Although not a requirement, preference shall be given to individuals with disabilities. This program will provide real Washington policy experience to participants at a highly respected national organization.

The program includes 2 internships, typically lasting 12 weeks, with applicants accepted on a rolling basis. Interns are required to work 10-15 hours each week. Typically, scheduling and hours are negotiated after an intern is selected. Although internships are unpaid, NCIL will cover the cost of all job-related travel to meetings, and assist interns with post-graduation job placement at related organizations. NCIL will also assist students seeking academic credit if the opportunity exists at their school. Successful candidates completing the internship program will gain valuable policy experience in Washington, and will be ideal candidates for open positions at NCIL, CILs, and other advocacy organizations across the country. To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, and letter of recommendation to Tim Fuchs at tim@ncil.org. Also, visit their website for more information.

Workforce Recruitment Program (More info coming soon!)

Google Scholarship (BA, MA, PhD)
Areas of Study: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering
Determination Factors: GPA (2.5+)
Award: Up to $10,000; Mentorship weekend
Deadline: May 31st

UNCF Sodexho Internship (BA)
Areas of Study: Business, Culinary, Food Service/Science, Food & Beverage, Hotel Mngmt, Hospitality Mngmt/Administration
Determination Factors: GPA (3.0+)
Award: 10 week internship; $460/week stipend
Deadline: May 31st

UNCF-Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Award (BA)
Areas of Study: Life Science, Physical Science, Engineering
Determination Factors: GPA (3.3+); African-American
Award: 10-12 week internship (Jr + Sr summers) w/ $5k stipend; Up to $30k ($25k can be used for tuition & fees)
Deadline: March 31st
* Science fellowships for grad school also on website

Chevron International Studies Scholarship (BA)
Areas of Study: Engineering & Applied Sciences
Determination Factors: GPA (3.0+); NSBE International membership
Award: $3k
Deadline: June 30th

At Life Technologies NSBE Scholarship (BA, 1st yr MA/PhD)
Areas of Study: Engineering, Technology, Science
Determination Factors: GPA (3.0+ strict); financial NSBE membership
Award: $2.5k or $7.5k
Deadline: June 30th

NSBE O-I Corporate Scholarship Program (BA)
Areas of Study: Chemical, Mechanical, Material Science, Ceramic, Glass, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering
•Demonstrated leadership and community service
Determination Factors: GPA (3.0+ strict); Demonstrated community service & leadership
Award: $2.5k
Deadline: June 30th

NAACP Hubertus W.V. Willems Male Scholarship (BA, MA, PhD)
Areas of Study: Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics
Determination Factors: GPA (2.5+ for BA; 3.0+ for MA/PhD); Financial need (<$16k ann); NAACP memebership
Award: Up to $2k (BA) or $3k (MA/Phd)
Deadline: March 31st

Xerox Technical Minority Scholarship Program (BA, MA & PhD)
Areas of Study: Technical- Chemistry, Information Mngmt, Computing & Software Systems, Material Science, Printing Mngtmt Science, Laser Optics, Physics, All Engineering
Determination Factors: GPA (3.0+); Ethnic/racial minority
Award: $1k to $10k
Deadline: Sept 30th

Charles Pierce Visiting Student Scholarship Program (BA)
Areas of Study: STEM/Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics
Determination Factors: Pref. to women, minorities & 1st generation
Award: Semester internship w/housing & $10k stipend
Deadline: Oct 15 (Spring) & April 15th (Fall)

HACU National Federal Internship Program (BA, MA, PhD)
Areas of Study: All; Previous placements in Public Affairs, Accounting, Human Resources, Information Tech, Lab/Hospital, Airport, Nat’l Forest & Parks
Determination Factors: GPA (3.0+); Community & campus activities
Award: Semester or summer internship w/ $450/week stipend
Deadline: June 30th (Fall), Nov 4th (Spr), & Feb 25th (Sum)
* application is general; interested agencies select from applicant pool

HSF/Marathon Oil Corporation Scholarship Program (BA, some MA)
Areas of Study: Geology (BA & MA), Geophysics (BA & MA), Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Transportation & Logistics, IT/MIS, Engineering (Chemical, Civil. Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Geotechnical, Mechanical, Petroleum), Computer Science, Energy or Petroleum Land Mngmt, Environmental Health & Safety, Global Procurement or Supply Chain Mngmt
Determination Factors: GPA (3.0+); Ethnic/racial minority
Award: Up to $15k; Up to 2 years; May be offered 8-10 week paid summer internship
Deadline: Nov 15th

BP Scholarship (BA, MA, PhD)
Areas of Study: Energy Industry
Determination Factors: GPA (3.0+)
Award: $2.5k
Deadline: Jan 31st

Battelle & Nat’l Society of Black Engineers Collegiate Scholarship Program (BA)
Areas of Study: Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Applied or Engineering Phsyics, & other Engineering (Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Materials, Mechanical, Software)
Determination Factors: GPA (3.0+); NSBE membership
Award: $5k + Internship w/sponsoring lab
Deadline: Jan 21st

NSBE Hilton Worldwide Scholarship (BA)
Areas of Study: Engineering, Science, Technology
Determination Factors: GPA (3.0+ strict); African-American; NSBE membership
Award: $10k for 3 years
Deadline: Jan 21st


Jacob K. Javits Grant (MA & PhD)
Areas of Study: Arts (i.e. Creative Writing, Dance, Cinematography), Humanities (i.e. Foreign Langauges, History), and Social Sciences (i.e. Non-Clinical Psychology, Public Policy)
Determination Factors: demonstrated achievement, financial need (FAFSA), exceptional promise
Award: Up to $30k stipend; Up to $13k tuition; up to 48 months
Deadline: March 25th

United Negro College Fund: Avis Budget Group Summer Internship Program (BA, MA & PhD)
Areas of Study: Accounting, Business, Communications, Computer Science, Economics, Human Resources, Marketing
Determination Factors: GPA (3.0+); HBCU attendee
Award: 10-12 week internship; Up to $5k stipend
Deadline: Feb 28th

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (PhD)
Areas of Study: None specified; Dissertation-level
Determination Factors: high-achieving, low-income students
Award: one-time 25k
Deadline: Feb 5th

Minority Coproate Counsel Assoc/MCCA Lloyd M. Johnson Jr. Scholarship (JD)
Areas of Study: 1st Yr Law; part. Corporate Law
Determination Factors: GPA (3.2+); financial disadavantage (FAFSA); Community service & leadership experience
Award: Up to $10,000; Assistance w/ paid summer placement
Deadline: May 31st

NAACP Lilian & Samuel Sutton Education Scholarship Program (BA, MA, PhD)
Areas of Study: Education
Determination Factors: GPA (2.5+ for BA, 3.0+ for MA/PhD); Financial need (FAFSA)NAACP membership
Award: Up to $1k
Deadline: March 31st

Career Advancement Scholarships
Areas of Study: TBD
Determination Factors: TBD
Award: TBD
Deadline: TBD

Fellowship on Women & Public Policy (MA & PhD)
Areas of Study: Public Policy & Advocacy
Determination Factors:
Award: Placement in NY State agencies, gov’t or nonprofit w/$9k stipend
Deadline: Sept 1st

WREI Congressional Fellows on Women and Public Policy (MA, PhD)
Areas of Study: All; Previously Law, Medicine, Art, Science, History, Women’s Studies, Business Admin, Poli Science, Social Work, Film-making, Business, Nursing/Midwifery
Determination Factors:
Award: 8-month placement as congressional aid w/ $1450/month stipend (+ $500 for health ins) + up to $1500 for 2 sem of tuition
Deadline: May 20th


If you are a student interested in an internship or if you are an organization that has an internship opportunity for our students, please email us!