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CORC Sponsored Internship Grants

The Career Options Resource Center awards grants to assist students with the costs of doing an unpaid or underpaid internship. 

Smith-Barr Internship Award: Up to $2600

This award was established to honor two individuals: David E. Smith, professor emeritus of English and American Studies and one of Hampshire's founding faculty members, and Iris Barr, the beloved aunt of a Hampshire alum, who had significant experience supervising and mentoring College interns at her company. These funds are intended to support a student who is participating in an internship working with Native American communities in Alaska, or with an organization whose focus is on the environment or on indigenous communities in the U.S. or the developing world. The internship must be related to the student's academic work and career interests.

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Charley Richardson 70F Project and Internship Grant: $1800

This award, established by his classmates, friends, and family, honors the memory and example of Charley Richardson, a member of the first class of Hampshire College students. The award supports an internship in an area central to Charley Richardson's philosophy, ideals, and activism such as: labor organizing, new technology, occupational health and safety, and peace studies.

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James Baldwin Div II and Div III Internship Grant: Up to $3000

The donor-funded grant is to make it possible for advanced level JB scholars to participate in an internship that relates directly to the student's academic and career interests. This opportunity is available for summer internships and the fund is jointly administered by the James Baldwin Scholars Program and the Career Options Resource Center. 

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Tom Joslin Internship Award: $200-$1000

The Tom Joslin Internship Award was established in memory of faculty member and documentary film maker Tom Joslin, who taught at Hampshire from 1977 to 1980. This award supports students doing internships in film, video, television, screenwriting, and digital performance art.

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To Apply

The 2016 Application will be available soon. Check back here.

Deadline: April 4, 2016

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Amherst, MA 01002
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