ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be Black, Hispanic or other racial minority student; must be of at least junior status by May and planning to continue studying in the fall; advertising-related area of academic concentration; must be permanent U.S. resident, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Amount OF AWARDS: All interns receive salary of $300 per week.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 5.
ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Minority Advertising Intern Program; American Association of Advertising Agencies; The Chrysler Bldg.; 405 Lexington Ave; New York, NY 10174; (212) 682-2500; FAX (212) 682-8391.
ASIAN AMERICAN LEGAL
DEFENSE AND EDUCATION FUND
TYPE: Internship. The program exposes student interns to local and national issues affecting Asian Americans, provides them with practical legal experience, and encourages them to serve the Asian American community after graduation. Student interns are assigned to work on litigation, advocacy, and community education activities, such as doing legal research and drafting memoranda; conducting legal counseling sessions with attorney supervision at clinic sites located at community organizations; and extending the network of Asian American law students through Asian Pacific Law School Association chapters and law schools nationwide.
ELIGIBILITY: Bilingual ability and community experience are assets but are not required. Students are encouraged to seek work/study funds. Applicants should send a resume, writing sample, and a cover letter describing their interest.
AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Unknown.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 31.
ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Summer Internship Program; Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund; 99 Hudson Street, 12th Floor; New York, NY 10013; (212) 966-5932.
ONLINE: http://www.aaldef.org/ CIA SUMMER INTERNSHIP
TYPE: This unique program is designed to give promising undergraduate students, particularly minorities and people with disabilities, the opportunity to gain practical summer work experience to complement their academic studies.
ELIGIBILITY: Must be highly motivated students seeking summer employment following their sophomore year and studying computer science, economics, electrical engineering, foreign affairs, geography, international studies, languages, mathematics, physical science, and political science. To qualify for this program, students must be U.S. citizens, have and maintain minimum GPA of 3.0, and meet the same employment standards as permanent employees. Students are required to work a minimum of 90 calendar days each summer at Interns.
AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Unknown.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 1.
ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Send resume and college transcripts to: CIA Employment Center; P.O. Box 12727; Arlington, VA 22209-8727; (800)368-3886
ONLINE: http://www.cia.gov/employment/student.html CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC INSTITUTE
SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
TYPE: Summer Internship Program consisting of a two-month work experience (early June-early August) in the nation's capitol.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must of Latino/Hispanic descent and be currently enrolled undergraduate (seniors graduating before the summer are ineligible) and incoming freshman with a) a minimum 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; b) complete English fluency; c) evidence of leadership potential; d) excellent communication skills; e) and active interest in community affairs and the maturity to benefit from and internship in Washington, DC. Beginning the summer of 1998, eligible candidates will have to have at least one year of college experience.
AMOUNT OF AWARDS: The program covers domestic round-trip transportation to Washington, DC, summer housing and a total gross stipend of $2000 local expenses.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 7.
ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute; 504 C Street, NE; Washington, DC 20002; phone: (202) 543-1771 or 1-800- EXCEL DC; fax: (202) 546-2143.
ONLINE: http://www.chci.org/internships/ COUNCIL OF ENERGY
RESOURCE TRIBES (CERT)
TYPE: Graduate and Undergraduate.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to any American Indian freshmen; and 2) must have completed CERT's 8-week college preparatory program for high school seniors or completed CERT tribal internship program. Applicable to any accredited college or university. Required field of study: engineering, science, business, or related fields. Must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA.
TYPE: Internship at U.S. federal agencies in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and at field sites across the country for the Department of the Interior's Minority Intern Program. This ten-week program is designed to allow ethnically diverse college students, and students with disabilities, to experience the diversity of careers in the federal sector.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be currently enrolled students, be permanent residents or U.S. citizens, and have completed freshman year of college by June1998.
AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Soph/Junior- $370/week; Senior- $410/week; Grad/Law Student- $490/week. Round trip travel expenses are included. This will cover travel from the intern's home to orientation, to the housing site, and return to home at the end of the term.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1.
ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: SCA/CCDP Minority Intern Program; 1800 N. Kent St., Suite 1260; Arlington, VA 22209; (703) 524-2441.
DOW JONES NEWSPAPER FUND, INC. EDITING INTERN
PROGRAM COLLEGE JUNIORS, SENIORS AND GRADUATE STUDENTS
ELIGIBILITY: This program is open to minority and non-minority students who will be college juniors, seniors or graduate students at the time they apply. Must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent U.S. resident. Up to 80 summer internships will be offered to college juniors, seniors and graduate students to work as copy editors at daily newspapers, on-line news services, and real time financial news service. All interns will attend pre-internship training program (paid for by the Newspaper Fund and participating news organization) before beginning work. Interns are paid regular wages by the news organization for which they work and those returning to college receive a scholarship at the end of the summer to apply toward their following year in college.
AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Weekly salaries start at $350 for a minimum of 10 weeks. Students returning to school full-time following the program will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 1 for the Business Reporting Program and November 1 for the Newspaper Copy Editing Program.
ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: The Dow Jones Newspaper Fund; P.O. Box 300; Princeton, NJ 08543-0300; (609) 452-2820;Fax (609) 520-5804;
ONLINE: Dow Jones Fund
HARVARD SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM FOR MINORITY
TYPE: Paid intensive 9-week (June 20-August 19) research program under the direction of a Harvard faculty mentor.
ELIGIBILITY: Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and a member of an ethnic group currently underrepresented in science: African-America, Mexican-American, Chicano, Native American (American Indian, Aleut, Eskimo), Pacifica Islander (Polynesian or Micronesian), or Puerto Rican.
AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Stipend of at least $3,200, travel allowance of up to $475 and free dormitory housing.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 14.
ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: Undergraduate Internship Program for Minority Students; Attn: Ms. Janice Stenger; Division of Biological Sciences; Harvard School of Public Health; 665 Huntington Ave., Bldg. 1-1312; Boston, MA 02115-6021; (617)432-4470; email@example.com
ELIGIBILITY: Available to students in both BS and MS Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Physics, and Chemistry programs. The program is intended to introduce students to employment opportunities nationally with IBM.
ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: IBM; Bldg. 051 HR-USA; 3808 Six Forks Rd.; Project View; Attn: Bill Lawrence; Raleigh, NC 27609; Call collect (919) 301-6459; Fax (919) 301-6169.
MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY-BOZEMAN
MINORITY APPRENTICESIHP PROGRAM (MAP)
TYPE: Summer Apprenticeship.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be enrolled in a senior high school, preferably a junior or senior year, who is American Indian or a member of another recognized minority group and interested in attending a college and majoring in a science or technology based field.
AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Apprentices will be paid $5.15 per hour for participating in this program. The program will provide Residential Hall room costs and meals. Apprentices will need to bring enough money for some weekend meals and personal incidentals.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 18.
ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: AIRO; PO Box 173925; Montana State University; Bozeman, MT 59717-3925.
NASA MINORITY UNIVERSITY RESEARCH & EDUCATION PROGRAMS
(Includes Fellowships, Internships, and Scholarships for Minority Students)
(Various, include Minority Internships, Native American Internship Awards, Etc.)
ELIGIBILITY: Depends on internship.
AMOUNT OF AWARDS: Depends on internship.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Typicall: February 1 for Summer and Fall terms. October 1 for Spring term.
ADDRESS INQUIRIES TO: There are over 60 internship programs available at the Smithsonian. Each museum and office manages their own programs and has their own intern and fellow coordinators. Contact information for the various intern/fellow coordinators can be found online at http://si.edu/ofi.