Grant-Funded Internships

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Simpson College has been afforded the opportunity to fund 150 internships between Spring 2015 and Spring 2018 as part of a Career Ready Internship Grant awarded through the Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. To read the full press release, click here.

INTERNSHIP LOGISTICS

Timing:

  • Internships may take place:
    • Spring 2016 or Summer 2016 | 50 total during 2015-2016 academic year
    • Fall 2016, Spring 2017 or Summer 2017 | 50 total during 2016-2017 academic year
    • Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 | 50 total during 2017-2018 academic year
  • Each internship experience will be 120 hours in length

Eligible Students:

  • Junior or Senior class standing
  • Demonstrated financial need

Eligible Employers:

  • Non or For Profit
  • New partners to the college
    • For a list of employers who have received¬†funding already, click here

Location:

  • Internships must take place off campus
  • Internships may take place anywhere in the United States

Wage:

  • Grant funds will be used to pay students a wage of $12.00/hour

Credit:

  • Students will have the option to take the internship for academic credit; it will not be required
INTERESTED STUDENTS

If you are a student interested in participating in a grant-funded internship, click here.

INTERESTED EMPLOYERS

If you are an employer interested in hosting a grant-funded internship, click here.