Summer Internship Awards

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Application Information

Application deadline for all three awards is extended to Mon., April 27, 2020.

You may apply for all three awards, if qualified, but only one award will be awarded per person. Please note: to be eligible for any of these awards, you must contribute 15+ hours per week to your internship. In addition, you must upload a completed resume, a letter of interest, a letter from the employer, and a budget estimate. Please limit letters of interest to two pages. See below for specifics. 

Please direct questions to Jennifer McLaughlin at (513) 529-3847.

Jack & Karen Horrell Internship Award

Jack (BS in Business, 1973) and Karen Horrell have generously established a support fund for Miami students who intern this summer in non-paying internships. This year we are able to give one award of $3,000. Preference shall be given to students who intern for non-profit organizations.

Gary M. & Julia Killian Internship Award

Gary M. Killian (Miami ‘81) and his wife, Julia, of Rye, N.Y. have created an endowment in support of Miami students’ professional development. Through the generosity of the Killian Fund, the Career Center is able to award 5 stipends of $3,000 each to students with demonstrated financial need who intern this summer in a non-paying internship.

An award recipient must have demonstrated financial need, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Career Center Internship Award

The Center for Career Exploration & Success is pleased to announce summer internship awards of up to $2,000 for students who intern this summer in non-paying internships.

Additional Resources

Miami University Professional Attire Fund

The Miami University Professional Attire Fund provides up to $300 to students who need help buying clothing for career events or jobs.  Students may buy career wear such as dress shirts, blazers, cardigans, dress pants, blouses, belts, socks and shoes with the funds.  Funds may not be used to buy casual attire, other non-professional clothing, or uniforms. Please allow two weeks for funding to be available.

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