Hu/Hsieh Internship Grant

The purpose of this grant is to underwrite or supplement expenses of first-generation college students at Lewis & Clark College who are pursuing internships in the private sector.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Current undergraduate student in good academic standing with the College

  • Applied to 1+ unpaid/low stipend internship in the private sector (Internship must be secured by May 1)

A higher priority will be placed on applicants who are able to:

  • Persuasively convey the connection between the internship opportunity and their career aspirations
  • Articulate a clear understanding of their role as an intern, including the impact they will have on the larger organization
  • Articulate their interest in the private sector
  • Are first-generation college students
  • Demonstrate a financial need
  • Have established success in both academics and extracurricular activities
  • Have not received a grant previously from the Career Center
  • Have a strong academic record in coursework
  • Have completed their first year and will be enrolled at LC the semester following their internship
  • Are rising juniors and seniors

Internships that will not be considered include:

  • Internships with organizations owner or operated by immediate family members
  • Internships involved with direct proselytizing for religious work or for a political campaign
  • This grant can not be use to pay for a program or program fees

Past Recipients