L&C Economics Internship Fund

Purpose: The purpose of the Lewis & Clark Economics Internship Fund is to underwrite or supplement expenses of students at Lewis & Clark College who are engaged in internships related to economics.

General Eligibility Requirements: The applicant must be a Lewis & College student who has obtained a summer internship related to economics. To qualify for the award, students must obtain an internship and complete a minimum of 8-10 weeks at their site.

Criteria/Selection: The Lewis & Clark Economics Internship Fund will be awarded to students who have secured an internship and persuasively communicated the connection between the internship opportunity to their career aspirations. Preference will be given to the following:

  • Internships located in (1) Portland, Oregon, (2) Pacific Northwest, (3) United States.

  • Full-time internships.

  • Junior and Senior students.

  • Demonstrate a financial need in order to pursue the internship experience.

Recipients will be selected by the Internship Fund Selection Committee. The Committee will select recipients without regard to race, color, origin, age, sex, or sexual orientation.

Award: Recipients of the award will receive a stipend. A stipend is a fixed amount and is not an hourly wage.

Terms and Conditions: If granted the award, the recipient must sign the Terms and Conditions of the Lewis & Clark Economics Internship Fund. The agreement states that the recipient must agree to the following:

  • Attend an individual internship planning session with Career Center advisor.

  • Submit a letter confirming your acceptance from an internship site.

  • Complete Intern Evaluation and facilitate completion of Supervisor Evaluation.

  • Write a thank you letter to the donors upon completion of internship.

Failure to complete the requirements will result in the forfeiture of award funds. Students who are studying abroad or have extenuating circumstances that limit their ability to meet the requirements must contact the Career Center to maintain eligibility.

Deadlines: TBD