Information for Current Students
The Woodrow Wilson School has funding available for summer grants to Woodrow Wilson School juniors for internships in governmental or non-profit organizations in public policy or international affairs. Examples of prior internships include the U.S. House of Representatives, the U.S. Department of State, the Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, Amnesty International, and Lawyers for Human Rights in Pakistan. Internships must by unpaid, full-time, and at least six weeks in duration. The site of the internship may be in this country or abroad. Internships need not be related to the student's senior thesis research topic.
The internship grants are usually between $2,700 and $4,500.
Students may apply for funding through the University's Student Activities Funding Engine (SAFE.)
The application requests the following information:
- General information - name, address, phone, social security number.
- Description of the internship - clearly demonstrating its relationship to public policy or international affairs.
- Students should be familiar with the University Travel policies and register all travel plans and contact information in the University Travel Database.
Faculty recommendations are not required.
Before receiving the funding, students must provide the Undergraduate Program with a letter of commitment from the sponsoring agency.