Learn about the Career Services’ Internship Scholarships & The Albany Summer Internship Program at Marist College!

Hello Honorites!

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Career Services offers 2 internship scholarships for the summer to help students offset costs.

Class of 2008: Through the generosity of the Class of 2008, this scholarship will be awarded to a current first-year, sophomore, or junior student who has an UNPAID internship in the summer of 2018. Generally, this scholarship ranges between $950-$990. The internship may be credit bearing or non-credit bearing. The recipient will be in good judicial standing, possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and demonstrate financial need as determined by Student Financial Services.  You don’t need to have an internship secured to apply! The deadline for this application is March 8, 2019. Click for application.

 

Washington, D.C: This scholarship will be awarded to a current first-year, sophomore or junior student who has an UNPAID OR PAID internship in the Washington, D.C. area for the summer of 2018. Generally, this scholarship ranges between $1,500-$1,600. The internship may be credit bearing or non-credit bearing. The recipient will be in good academic & judicial standing, possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and will demonstrate financial need as determined by Student Financial Services. You don’t need to have an internship secured to apply! The deadline for this application is March 8, 2019. Fill out the application and drop off to Career Services or email to careers@ithaca.edu. Click for application.

 

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Internship Placement & Support

The ASIP internship placements include advocacy groups, lobbying firms, nonprofit organizations, and state agency offices.  Their Albany-based staff will facilitate these placements in settings which match each student’s interests.

A student interested in social welfare, criminal justice, or education issues might work for an advocacy group such as Hunger Solutions: New York, the Mental Health Association of New York State, or Families Together of New York State.  Students interested in environmental policy might work for Parks and Trails New York or Environmental Advocates.  A student interested in political communications and lobbying might be placed at Malkin & Ross or The Vandervort Groupamong other political consulting/lobbying firms.  Finally, museum studies and public history internships are available at the New York State Museum, the Albany Institute of History & Art, the Museum Association of New York, and other organizations.

ASIP interns work at their placements 4 days a week for 6 weeks earning 3 course credits and meet weekly with Dr. Krista Applebee, the ASIP Director for internship-in-context sessions, career development workshops, and networking events with guest speakers.  If students wish to take additional classes, online Marist summer courses are available at a discounted rate in a variety of disciplines.

If you have any questions regarding the ASIP experience please feel free to contact Martin Shaffer at martin.shaffer@marist.edu or (845) 575-3295.