Archive for February, 2012

Funding Available for International Internships

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Students interested in an international internship abroad now have funding available through a grant from dedicated and supportive alumnus, Bill Lane.  The Community  Development and Engagement Grant will assist students with funding for unpaid international internships that focus on using your business skills to help those in need.  View more details on the grant here:

Students can find international internships through the Smeal Symplicity system by clicking on t Global Impact Internships once they log in.

Companies who provide a placement service also have funding opportunities:

Connect-123 develops and administers volunteer, internship and study abroad programs. We are proud to announce the launch of our 2012 scholarship competition, where you can win a free trip — including airfare and housing — to do a career-related, international internship in any of our 5 locations — Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Dublin or Shanghai!

Our panel of judges will select the winners from the best responses to the following question:

Describe, using words, photos or a video, how the opportunity to work, learn and explore on a Connect-123 international program would make a difference in your life and/or in the lives of others.

The application deadline is March 31 and winners will be announced on April 15.  For more details, please see:

Please remember to report your international internship to the Career & Corporate Connections office at Smeal.

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