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Economics Internship Fund Application

Step 1: Applicant Information

  1. Name

  2. Contact Information

  3. Major

  4. Year of Graduation

Step 2: Internship Placement

  1. Internship site name and location

  2. Type of organization (for-profit, nonprofit, government)

  3. Length of internship

  4. Hours per week

  5. A paragraph on your tasks and responsibilities during the internship

If your site has not been secured, prepare a list of the top 3 internship sites you are pursuing.

Step 3: Resume

 All applicants are required to prepare and upload a resume. Refer to the Career Center’s Resume Handout for tips on writing a resume.

Step 4: Essay

An essay (three page maximum, double spaced) is required for the application. It must address the following:

  • How will the completion of this internship relate to your future career and/or academic plans?

  • What do you hope to learn from this experience?

  • How will the award impact your ability to complete this internship?

The Committee is looking for students who demonstrate initiative and are pursuing experiences that are formative and inspiring.

Step 5: Letter of Recommendation

One recommendation is required with the application. The recommender should use the online form to describe your personal initiative, motivation, and suitability for the internship. Applicants should ask their recommender to upload their recommendation using this online form.

The letter of recommendation is due on April 2, 2020 by 11:50pm.

Step 6: Financial Statement

Applicants must complete a financial statement as part of their application. Describe for the committee your current financial situation and how this award would impact your ability to pursue this internship.  Please be as specific as possible. 

Step 7: Complete Application


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