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  • Summer Funding Sources
    Vanderbilt Undergraduate Clinical Research Internship Program Nashville TN Lighthouse International New York NY Camp Sunshine Casco ME Aaron Jacobs 96 Fund Established in 2004 by Laurence and Alice Jacobs P 96 this is a permanent endowment fund created in honor of their son Aaron Jacobs 96 This fellowship provides support for one or more Colgate students who wish to intern in the financial or business fields David M Jacobstein 68 and Cara Jacobstein Zimmerman 97 Fellowship The David M Jacobstein 68 and Cara Jacobstein Zimmerman 97 Endowed Fellowship was established in 2007 to provide stipend support for internships for one or more students particularly those interested in a public interest internship in fields such as law or politics Preference is given to students who wish to undertake a public interest internship in fields such as law or politics Preference will also be given to students who qualify for need based financial aid from Colgate University Examples of recently funded experiences Intern with Big Brothers Big Sisters in State College PA Congressional Intern for Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy in Washington D C Intern in Senator Charles Schumer s Western New York District Office in Buffalo NY Intern in the Communications Department for the National Partnership for Women and Families in Washington D C The Bernt 82 and Maria Killingstad Endowed Fellowship The Bernt 82 and Maria Killingstad Endowed Fellowship provides financial support to one or more Colgate students who qualify for need based financial aid Levine Weinberg Endowed Summer Fellowship This is a funding opportunity offered through Colgate s Center for Outreach Volunteerism and Education COVE More information about the Levine Weinberg Endowed Summer Fellowship Milhomme International Internship Program The Milhomme International Internship program was created by Phillip Milhomme 60 to support Colgate students eager to enhance their global competency and gain career experience through an internship abroad Recognizing the financial obstacles to interning overseas this program annually makes four awards of up to 5 000 each for living and internship related expenses Examples of recently funded experiences Arava Power Company a start up solar power company in Herzliyah Pituach Israel project managing and directing a promotional video project and assisting with marketing activities YiWu International Environmental Technology Institute an environmental technologies solutions firm in Beijing China consulting on internal business operations American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago writing marketing materials and securing corporate sponsorship for the chamber s annual regional conference Dental Santa Cruz a dental supplies firm in Lima Peru identifying and evaluating opportunities for business expansion Dr Merrill Miller Endowed Fellowship Established in 2005 by Dr Merrill Miller Director of Student Health Services at Colgate University this fund supports students who want to gain experience through an internship or research experience in health or other science related fields This fellowship provides financial assistance to a Colgate University sophomore junior senior or an exceptional first year Examples of recently funded experiences Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale INSERM Toulouse France Del E Webb Neuroscience

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  • Summer Funding Policies and Procedures
    the maximum grant amounts and funding awards will preference living and travel costs over program fee expenses Applicants for program fee coverage are encouraged to itemize and separate living and travel expenses from the overall program fee International internships are subject to additional review to evaluate risk and to ensure the student s safety and preparedness Career Services and Colgate will not sponsor grants for travel to international destinations that currently or at any point during the application process have heightened associated health and or safety risks Please conduct adequate research via the U S State Department and International SOS member number 11BSGC000073 to assess if the experience you are considering and the location to which you re proposing travel currently has any travel health or safety advisories or warnings If so before advancing your application please consult with Shauna Hirshfield at 315 228 7380 or internship colgate edu to determine the eligibility of your proposal When reviewing international internship funding proposals Career Services will consider U S Department of State advisories International SOS ratings a student s experience with international travel and the nature of the proposed experience with a group on the ground support etc Preference for international funding support will be given to internships that are at least 4 weeks in duration Applicants cannot access funding from multiple Colgate sources If you have committed to receiving funding from the Lampert Institute Upstate Institute student or faculty initiated summer research TIA Colgate summer employment or another Colgate source you are obligated to withdraw your funding application through Career Services Likewise if you commit to accessing Career Services funding you must withdraw your application for other on campus funding sources application processes Awards and Payment Maximum grant amounts are 3 500 domestic or 5 000 international for an 8 week or shorter experience and 4 500 domestic or 6 000 international for an experience that exceeds 8 weeks The total award is contingent upon multiple criteria including the duration of the internship the geographic location and a student s ability to contribute to the experience Students who have been awarded funding are expected to notify Career Services immediately upon accepting an offer For all funding recipients Career Services must receive confirmation of acceptance of the internship offer and all other required paperwork before any funding will be released Funding is not intended to replace wages for one s experience and cannot in fact replace lost wages Instead it is meant to help cover supplemental costs associated with pursuing an unpaid or underpaid internship including but not limited to living housing and utilities transportation travel to city of employer daily tolls commuting costs and food Funding toward other expenditures will be considered on an individual basis e g workplace attire dry cleaning immunizations for international trips etc A summer funding award will likely not cover all expenses in full Students are expected to contribute to the associated costs through part time jobs savings family contributions and or other awards grants

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  • Summer Internship Funding Application Process
    to go over your responses V Submit your application before Wednesday February 24 2016 at 11 59 p m EST Access the application on our Application Process page Late or incomplete applications will not be considered Apply Now The deadline to apply in 2016 is Wednesday February 24 at 11 59 p m APPLY HERE Application Review Career Services will compile all paperwork remove student names and ID numbers and distribute to members of the selection committee The Summer Funding Selection Committee is comprised of faculty staff and alumni The committee members will review applications against a rubric see below Every application will be reviewed by three separate readers Scores will be aggregated and candidates ranked accordingly Funding will be disbursed to the highest ranked eligible candidates and is not available to all applicants The Committee will evaluate applications on the following criteria Intentionality Evidence of thought around what the applicant is searching for and how he she has determined the criteria for his her summer experience Clarity of learning objectives Was applicant able to clearly define and articulate potential takeaways from his her summer experience Relevance of experience If the applicant is searching for an experience that is exploratory in nature to what extent will the proposed experiences allow him her to explore a potential dynamics and areas of interest Alternatively if the applicant is searching for an experience that is purposeful with regard to his her career goals to what extent do the proposed experiences demonstrate a clear relevance to the student s future goals Compelling articulation of why The applicant provided compelling rationale as to why these types of experiences would be critical to his her career development as compared with similar experiences that are more convenient or that hold fewer associated expenses e g one that is closer to home a paid position etc Search preparedness We are committed to funding individuals in any stage of the internship search process who demonstrate an understanding of the search mechanics or an eagerness to learn and a commitment to successfully landing a summer experience An applicant qualifies as prepared if a he she has made progress in identifying and securing a summer experience he she has compiled application materials has identified and regularly utilizes search resources and has already submitted applications or b he she demonstrates a clear understanding of how to go about the internship search process and exhibits a diligent proactive and resilient approach to searching for a position Familiarization travel savvy and maturity The applicant demonstrates evidence of research and understanding of industry based organizational geographic and or cultural dynamics as well as the maturity to successfully navigate a new environment Overall strength of application The application is well written does not contain any typos or careless errors and suggests that the candidate devoted adequate time to submit a quality application Students should expect to hear determinations on funding from Career Services by Friday March 25 2016 Confirming Internship Details Students may apply for summer

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  • Summer Internship Funding Application Process
    Summer Funding application Although a consult with an advisor is not required it is highly encouraged in order to ensure you submit the highest quality application materials possible Attend one of our Application Strategy sessions which will take place February 10 16 Or schedule a 1 1 meeting with an advisor to go over your responses V Submit your application before Wednesday February 24 2016 at 11 59 p m EST Access the application on our Application Process page Late or incomplete applications will not be considered Step Two February 29 April 15 I Meet with an advisor in Career Services All students who have applied for Summer Funding and who have not yet confirmed their summer plans are expected to meet with a career advisor between Monday February 29 and Friday April 8 Call 315 228 7380 or stop by Spear House our front desk to schedule an appointment II Attend a Budgeting Workshop Discuss the budget research and development process with a member of the Career Services staff Budget workshops will take place during the weeks of March 28 and April 4 Dates are as follows Monday March 28 4 30pm Friday April 1 2 30pm Tuesday April 5 11 30am Wednesday April 6 4 30pm We will offer a WEBINAR budget workshop if and only if you re studying abroad which will take place on Tuesday March 29 at 9am EST III Participate in a Summer Funding Orientation Session I will attend one of the required in person information sessions If abroad I will attend the required virtual information session In person information sessions will take place during the week of April 11 Monday April 11 12 30pm Monday April 11 4 30pm Tuesday April 12 11 30am Wednesday April 13 4 30pm Friday April 15 2 30pm We will offer a WEBINAR orientation session if and only if you re studying abroad which will take place on Tuesday April 12 at 9am EST Step Three Once you Confirm Your Internship I Complete the Internship Confirmation Form Before you can turn in all of the required paperwork and receive your funding award you ll need to confirm your summer opportunity CONFIRM INTERNSHIP Please also complete and attach the following items to your internship confirmation form Budget Proposal Form xls to outline projected expenses and total funding request Please note funding is not available to cover lost wages Confirmation of internship offer A copy of e mail correspondence will suffice Please save document as a PDF before uploading Acceptance internship offer A copy of e mail correspondence will suffice Please save document as a PDF before uploading II Receive your Final Offer Career Services will issue final offers within a week of receiving your confirmation form If we have any questions or concerns about your submission we will contact you directly to obtain clarification III Submit all required paperwork to Career Services within one week of receiving your final offer and no later than June 1 at 11

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  • Summer Funding Frequently Asked Questions
    weeks or less are 3 500 domestic and 5 000 international and 4 500 domestic and 6 000 international for internships that are longer than 8 weeks Students will submit budget proposals for review at the time of their internship confirmation Funding amounts are influenced by factors such as duration of internship geographic location and students ability to contribute financially While we ask that students help contribute to their summer expenses with savings part time job earnings family contributions or other grants awards we understand that not all students have this ability A student s demonstrated financial need will be carefully considered How can I get help with my application and or with finding an internship summer experience Our career advisors are prepared to help you develop your application materials and review your short essay responses prior to submission This year we ve also built appointments with career advisors into the process all summer funding recipients will be required to meet with an advisor to discuss their internship search and summer plans before they can access their funding awards Advisors can walk you through the search process alert you to different search resources and help you put together application materials Can I still get funding even if I do not receive Colgate financial aid Yes A student s demonstrated financial need does not factor into whether or not you receive an initial tentative funding offer It can however impact a student s actual grant amount If students demonstrate the ability to make a partial contribution to summer expenses with personal savings part time job earnings family assistance or other grants they may be asked to do so What is the application review and selection process like Applications are reviewed by a committee of Colgate faculty staff and alumni Each application is scored by three committee members based on a number of criteria including but not limited to clarity of learning objectives relevance of experience and search preparedness Funding will be awarded to the highest scoring applicants and a group of others will be placed on a waitlist Learn more on our Application Process page When will I know if I have received a Summer Funding award Tentative offers will be made on Friday March 25 These initial offers are conditional upon the student securing a summer experience that aligns with the goals laid out in his her funding application Final offers will be distributed within one week of students submitting internship confirmation paperwork I m being asked to commit to a summer experience now and I need Summer Funding What are my chances of receiving an award Applicants will be notified by Friday March 25 and unfortunately we cannot guarantee any funding prior to that time Approximately 48 of our 442 applicants received funding offers last year and students can expect an equally if not more competitive process this year 30 50 offer rate due to increased interest Everyone who remained on the waitlist and completed all requirements went on

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  • Jim Manzi 73 Fellowship - Internships
    during THIS academic year in order to apply Fellowship Objectives To offer quality in depth paid service based internship opportunities with Colgate approved organizations in the greater Boston area for students completing their first sophomore or junior years this is an area of great interest to Colgate students but one in which paid positions are increasingly rare For students to develop expertise and hands on involvement in activities fundamental to a well run not for profit organization such as administrative work projects direct service to individuals or groups fundraising research public relations To foster a good match between a fellowship opportunity and a Colgate student who has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to community service To increase Colgate s internship offerings for students interested in community based health mental health human rights cultural and historical education homelessness and at risk children Sponsoring Organizations Boston Health Care for the Homeless Boston Rescue Mission Camp Harbor View Facing History and Ourselves Heading Home InnerCity Weightlifting Julie s Family Learning Program McLean Franciscan Child Adolescent Mental Health Programs Acute Inpatient Unit Women s Lunch Place Jim P Manzi 73 Fellowship Requirements Attend an on campus orientation sessions if abroad orientation sessions can be completed via Skype Participate in a group dinner meeting with Mr Manzi Complete a web based questionnaire including 1 a brief summary blog post 200 words of my summer experience and 2 a thank you letter to Mr Manzi Submit a final supervisor s evaluation of your performance Take and share a photo of you in action at your internship site Participate in the Summer Expo or Internship Banquet to share your experience with other students Hours Work Schedule The internship will run for 10 weeks No vacations absences delayed start dates or early departures are permitted except where sanctioned by Colgate University with the assent of the sponsoring organization in exceptional circumstances Fellows are expected to work for a total of 40 hours per week Monday Friday In the case of internships that have a shorter workday you are responsible for calculating the hours necessary to reach a 40 hour work week and with your supervisor for arranging additional work to cover this gap This must be arranged prior to commencing the internship and communicated to the Manzi Fellowship Coordinator The nature of the additional work could be A research project related to the work of the organization Support work for special projects such as fundraising event planning Maximizing Your Internship Suggested Not Required Review and then draft in your own words the mission and goals of the organization Perform a literature review eight sources prior to the start of your internship Resources will include your internship supervisor and Colgate professors as well as your own research Your literature review may include Narrative work Scholarly work Copies of current local state and or national legislation and reports affecting the organization s work Documentary film or radio programs Newspaper and journal articles Coordinate and lead a discussion session with the other

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  • Music and Youth Fellowship - Summer Internships
    Fellowship Opportunity Music and Youth and a Colgate fellowship coordinator oversee the application and hiring process for the summer fellowship program Those awarded a fellowship receive a stipend of 3 500 and are assigned to a specific music or studio clubhouse in a youth development organization Boys and Girls Club YMCA or community based organization working 40 hours per week for 8 weeks The fellowship runs from June 20 August 12 no exceptions The 2016 application deadline is Tuesday March 29 11 59 p m The application will be posted by March 1 Check back then for a link to the naviGATE posting and follow the below steps to apply Complete the application before the deadline Participate in an initial interview and selection process at Colgate Take part in Music and Youth will also conduct interviews with fellowship candidates including an evaluation of which clubhouse is the best fit for the candidate Those who receive an offer to participate in the fellowship are given two weeks to accept or decline the offer Attend required on campus orientation sessions Specific clubhouse placements will not be made until April but you will be informed as to whether your placement will be in the city of Boston or elsewhere in the Greater Boston Area In April you will go through an interview process with the staff at the identified music clubhouse youth development organization to ensure the best fit between student music clubhouse Interested students must have their resumes certified in this academic year to apply What to Expect as a Fellow Schedule The internship will run for 8 weeks No vacations absences delayed start dates or early departures are permitted except where sanctioned by Colgate with the assent of the sponsoring organization or in exceptional circumstances The internship is a full time 40 hours per week Monday Friday pre professional commitment no other outside employment or coursework is allowed unless sanctioned by Music and Youth Some organizations may require Saturday hours however this would be specified in advance In the case of internships that have a shorter workday you are responsible for calculating the hours necessary to reach a 40 hour work week and with your supervisor for arranging additional work to cover this gap This must be arranged prior to commencing the internship The nature of the additional work could be A research project related to the work of the organization Support work for special projects such as fundraising event planning Orientation Attendance is mandatory at on campus orientation sessions in April If you are abroad orientation sessions must be completed using Skype Another remote group orientation session will be required in early June just prior to the start of your internship You must agree to and sign the Music and Youth Risk and Responsibility form in addition to the required Colgate paperwork You must read the Clubhouse Owner s Manual prior to the start of your internship Job Description Your job description will be available during the Music and Youth

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  • Become Competitive
    get out of this Therefore your documents and your pitch will look VERY different for different industries and positions This is a big distinction from the way you may be tackling your search so make an appointment to use our advisors to help reframe Create personal and unique application materials Larger employers might read hundreds of cover letters and resumes each day Try to grab the reader s attention to make your materials stand out Don t use a crazy new style of resume or begin your cover letter with something outlandish Instead focus on what you know YOURSELF You are unlike any other candidate So tell your story explain how your past experiences have shaped your interest and how you ve come to apply for this position Chances are your story will be different from everyone else s Have an in How many times have you heard it s all about who you know Scratch that It s about who you can get to know Any link or reference in an organization can help to give your application a second look The job and internship market is all about connections But this only works if you have connections in place before you actually need them Begin networking early to build relationships with working professionals Maintain your network so when you need to those contacts will know and trust you enough to be willing to help While Mr Ms Alum 06 may not work at your organization of interest his friend or a friend of a friend might You never know how connections might come into play and or how you might benefit from them Follow up on your application Touch base with the employer to ensure your application arrived to confirm that your application is complete and to express your interest This is a great way to keep yourself on the top of the pile and to not get lost in the shuffle During the Interview Stage Do your research When you interview phone or in person you must know about the employer through and through Do your legwork ahead of time as you ll be expected to articulate who the organization is what they do and what makes them different from other similar organizations And most importantly why is this a good fit for you Study the job description to fully grasp the role for which you re applying and how it fits into the greater structure of the organization If you know who will be interviewing you learn about their backgrounds as well on LinkedIn Doing your homework will make you be perceived as prepared and polished and will also allow you to directly relate your experiences and sell yourself specifically to them Check out our employer research workshop on our Online Workshops and Guides page Master your interview skills Interviewing is a skill The more you do it the better you ll become It can be difficult to improve if you don t receive any feedback

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