This internship is open to any Haverford first year, sophomore, junior or senior who has an interest in international issues or having an interesting international summer experience. The internship fund will provide one summer stipend of $1500 to assist you with living and travel expenses associated with pursuing a relevant international experience, outside the United States and preferably outside the North American hemisphere. The internship, which is designed by the student, can include a variety of opportunities, such as working for an international business or organization, in an entrepreneurial endeavor, pursuing research, or exploring a career interest, or participating in a formal internship. The experience needs to be for at least a minimum of 6 weeks.
A candidate must have achieved a high level of scholarship and involvement in extra-curricular activities, and should possess integrity, independence, social consciousness, persuasiveness, and enthusiasm.
The Selection Committee, comprised of a dean, a faculty member, Director of Eighth Dimension, Director of Haverford Career Development, and one student appointed by Student Council, will notify the recipient by April 20. The process might include an interview with selection committee. The recipient needs to notify the Committee of his/her acceptance in writing as soon as possible, but no later than April 27, and should consult the Committee to discuss the decision making process.