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CORC Internship Grants 2014

The Career Options Resource Center awards grants to assist students with the costs of doing an unpaid or underpaid internship. For summer 2014, there are three grants available through CORC:

First Generation College and Students of Color Internship Award
Eligibility for this award requires that you identify either as a first generation college student or a student of color. For the purpose of this award, first generation is defined as, “A college student whose parent(s)/legal guardian(s) have not completed a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university. This means the student the first in their family to attend a four-year college/university to attain a bachelor’s degree.” The internship should relate directly to your academic goals and career interests. Award up to $2500.

Iris Barr Internship Award
Funding to support an internship with a community-based nonprofit organization. It should involve direct, hands-on work with the local population, and serve recognized needs within the community. The internship must also relate to your academic work and career interests. Award up to $2000.

Professor Emeritus David Smith Internship Award

The proposed internship or field work must be based in Alaska or another northern region OR with an organization that works with the environment or indigenous communities in either the United States or the developing world. Award up to $2000.

To Apply

Submit both the Shared Application and the CORC Grant Program-Specific Application. Completed applications may be emailed to or dropped off at the CORC office (library, 3rd flr) M-F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

All materials are due on Monday, April 7, 2014

1. Shared Grant Application (PDF)

2. CORC Grant Program-Specific Application (PDF)

Other Useful Documents:

Faculty Recommendation Form (PDF) - Give this file to your faculty recommender. 


Contact Us

Career Options Resource Center
Harold Johnson Library, Third Floor
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Fax 413.559.6148

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