Whitman Internship Grant
Summer Whitman Internship Grant (Usually $2500)
The Whitman Internship Grant (WIG) provides funding for students to participate in unpaid summer internship experiences. To be eligible, internships must be completely unpaid and take place during the summer following the student’s freshman, sophomore or junior year. Students must have secured the internship prior to applying for funding. The internship must last at least 10 weeks; students are expected to work 20 hours per week.
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** Completed applications are usually due right after Spring Break to the Student Engagement Center (219 Reid Campus Center). This is a competitive program; each application will be reviewed primarily on the merit of the internship and the value of the experience in the context of the student’s academic or career goals.
Fall and Spring Whitman Internship Grants (Usually $600-$1000)
The Whitman Internship Grant can provide funding for students to participate in unpaid internship experiences at both for-profit and non-profit organizations in Walla Walla during the Fall and Spring semesters.
Possible examples of local organizations include: Blue Mountain Action Council, Friends of Children, Planned Parenthood, Red Cross, Trilogy, the YMCA, and the YWCA. To explore more possibilities, check out this guide, which has a list of local organizations by industry.
** Applications for Fall and Spring grants are normally due the second week of September and December, respectively and must be turned in to the Student Engagement Center (219 Reid Campus Center).