Career Center Internship Website
In order to apply for internships at the University of Mary Washington, you need to have been admitted through the Admissions Office. The basic criteria to apply for any internship grant is the following:
- Application must be done for internship taking place during an upcoming semester. You cannot apply based on past internships or an internship you have already started or are currently doing.
- 12 credit hours completed at UMW prior to the internship.
- 2.5 GPA at the time of the application.
- Seeking an unpaid or low paid internship. Internships must consist of a minimum of 126 contact hours to be eligible for the maximum award.
- A completed Career Services Grant Internship Application through this Scholar Manager page.
To proceed straight to the application, use the button below. Please note that in order to log in, you will need your NetID provided by the University.
The following internship grants are currently available to students attending the University of Mary Washington-
FOR SPRING 2021 INTERNSHIPS:
Tara C. Corrigall '82 established an endowment in support of the Internship Program at the University of Mary Washington. Recipients shall be business, economics, or political science majors participating in a UMW approved internship experience for which the student is not paid by the sponsoring internship employer or organizations. Recipients must meet the requirements established by the Center for Career and Professional Development listed above. Internships shall be located in the Washington, D.C. or Richmond, Virginia metropolitan areas and shall be completed during the academic school year. Both credit and non-credit internships are allowed.
Application Open: 9/15/2020 - 2/05/2021.
Michael A. Cirami '98 and Sean M. Tuffy '98 established an endowment in support of the Internship Program at the University of Mary Washington. Recipients shall be students participating in an approved internship experience; preference shall be given to financial services internships with priority to those who participate in an internship in a state other than Virginia or the District of Columbia. Funds must be used for student internship expenses and/or stipends. Both credit and non-credit internships are allowed.
Application Open: 9/15/2020 - 5/18/2021 (Dated extended through 1:00PM).
College of Arts and Sciences Grants: The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) has a number of grants available for Arts and Sciences students pursuing unpaid or low paid spring internships. The committee will review the rate of pay or stipend offerred by the internship and consider factors such as location, housing, transportation, etc to determine if a paid internship qualifies as low paid. These grants are the result of donations from the CAS Advisory Board. The maximum award given per student is $2,000. These grants are competitively awarded through a selection process administered by both the Center for Career and Professional Development and the CAS Advisory Board.
Application Open: 9/15/2020 - 1/31/2021.
FOR SUMMER 2021 INTERNSHIPS:
The University has a limited number of grant awards intended to provide support to students pursuing unpaid or low paid internships, particularly unpaid or low paid summer internships. The committee will review the rate of pay or stipend offerred by the internship and consider factors such as location, housing, transportation, etc to determine if a paid internship qualifies as low paid. These funds are a result of the generosity of donations from alumni, parents, and friends of the University. Awards typically range from between $500 and $2000 and are intended to provide funding support for eligible students who are participating in a significant unpaid internship experience. Internship grants are competitively awarded through a selection process administered by the Center for Career and Professional Development. The CCPD is responsible for announcing opportunities to students, managing the receipt of applications, and working with institutional sponsors to support the selection and end-of-experience reporting requirements.
Application Open: 3/30/2021 - 5/18/2021 (Date extended through 1:00PM).
If you have any questions regarding this internship site, please contact the Career Center at 540-654-5646 or stop by the University Center Suite 206 to speak with our staff.