Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies in partnership with Georgetown University, the Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service is a summer academic internship program held in Washington, D.C. for undergraduate students interested in volunteerism and careers in the nonprofit sector.
The Institute combines substantive professional experience for 30 hours a week with a challenging academic experience. This fast-paced, eight-week residential program provides students from around the world with the opportunities to gain an edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand.
Internships Competitive placements with leading nonprofit organizations
Classes Up to 9 transferable credits in ethics and philanthropy from Georgetown University
Housing Roommate matching and furnished on-campus apartments in the heart of D.C.
Service A variety of hands-on community projects
Guest Lectures With Washington’s top nonprofit executives and scholars
Leadership & Professional Development Leadership, mentoring and career building activities
Networking With seasoned nonprofit professionals and top student leaders from around the world
Scholarships Over half of all students receive full or partial funding based on merit and financial need
The Institute will be held in June & July, 2010. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until March 5, 2010. Students who complete their application by the early deadline of December 4, 2009 will receive a 5% tuition discount as well as priority scholarship consideration and internship placement.
For more information and to begin an online application, please visit the website www.DCinternships.org/IPVS.
Questions may be directed to Emily Hill, IPVS Program Manager, at IPVS@tfas.org or 800-741-6964.
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