Economics Internship Fund Application
Step 1: Applicant Information
Year of Graduation
Step 2: Internship Placement
Internship site name and location
Type of organization (for-profit, nonprofit, government)
Length of internship
Hours per week
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
A resume is a document used by an individual to present their education, work history, activities, and skills. 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 faculty 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 faculty recommender to upload their recommendation using this online form.
The letter of recommendation is due on April 5, 2019 by 5pm.
Step 6: Financial Statement
Applicants must complete a financial statement as part of their application. Please be as specific as possible.
Step 7: Complete Application
Step 8: Interview Stage
Once you have submitted your application, you will be contacted by Nina Olken (Associate Director, Career Center) to schedule an interview.