Career Center Experiential Education Stipend

The GT Career Center’s Experiential Education stipend, funded by the Ethelyn and Albert Daniel endowment, provides a limited number of stipends for Ivan Allen College undergraduate and graduate students who seek to gain knowledge about career opportunities in their major through unpaid internships with non-profit and community service organizations.

Meet our Spring 2021 Stipend Recipients

Click on each student photo to hear from them.
Hillary Dong

Hillary Dong photo

Major:  History, Technology, & Society
Public Policy
Academic Classification: 3rd Year
Employer: Piedmont Park Conservancy

Annabel Luong

Annabel Luong photo

Major: Public Policy
Academic Classification: 4th Year
Employer: ACLU of Georgia

Madi Wickett

Madi Wickett photo

Major: International Affairs
& Modern Languages
Academic Classification: 4th Year
Employer: The Carter Center

Experiential Education Stipend Information

ELIGIBILITY

  • All sophomores, juniors, seniors and grad students are eligible for the experiential education stipend.  Students are not eligible to apply if they are receiving funding from another source.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS:

  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • Good academic standing
  • Internship has to be major related
  • Students must be enrolled at Georgia Tech at the time of the application
  • Internships must last a minimum of 14 weeks in Spring or 8 weeks in Summer
  • Internships can be part-time (10-35 hours/week) or full-time (36+ hours/per week)
  • Students must secure and receive the internship offer prior to the application deadline
  • International students on F-1 visa must comply with Georgia Tech’s guidelines for Curricular Practical Training (CPT) as outlined by the Office of International Education (OIE).

GRADUATE STUDENTS

  • Minimum of 2.7 GPA (Masters) and 3.0 GPA (Ph.D.)
  • Good academic standing
  • Internship has to be major related
  • Students must be enrolled at Georgia Tech at the time of the application
  • Internships must last a minimum of 10 weeks in Spring or 8 weeks in Summer
  • Internships can be part-time (6-31 hours/week) or full-time (32+ hours/per week)
  • Students must secure and receive the internship offer prior to the application deadline
  • International students on F-1 visa must comply with Georgia Tech’s guidelines for Curricular Practical Training (CPT) as outlined by the Office of International Education (OIE).

Students in their final semester are not eligible for post-graduation experiential education (internship) stipend. Transient and non-degree seeking students are not eligible for experiential education (internship) stipend.

All applications for funding must be submitted the semester prior to beginning your experiential education (internship) opportunity. Students can apply for the stipend based on opportunities found on their own or through the Career Center.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Summer 2021 Internships – April 30, 2021
Notifications will be made via email to all applicants by May 17, 2021

Fall 2021 Internships - July 15, 2021
Notifications will be made via email to all applicants by August 16, 2021

AMOUNT AWARDED

Up to $1,500 - Part-time internships (10-35 hours per week)
Up to $2,500 - Full-time internships (36+ hour per week)

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply for the stipend students will be required to submit the following information via the Application Form

  • Copy of the formal offer letter (or official offer email) from the experiential education opportunity employer or proof indicating that they are a finalist in the selection process
  • Job description of the internship
  • Details regarding the secured internship opportunity that must be included in the offer letter:

- Organization name
- Experiential Education Opportunity job title
- Geographic location (city, state, country)
- Start and end date
- Contact information of the hiring employer:

  • Full contact name
  • Work phone number
  • Work email

Please complete the EXPERIENTIAL EDUCATION STIPEND APPLICATION FORM

Describe how this specific experiential education opportunity aligns with your current post-graduation plans. Be sure to address the following items (word limit: up to 500 words):

      a. Why did you apply for this experiential education (internship) opportunity?

      b. How will this specific internship/experiential learning opportunity impact your educational experience at Georgia Tech?

     c. What are three learning goals or objectives you have for this experiential education opportunity?      

AWARDEES EXPECTATIONS

Students who receive the stipend will be enrolled in the INTN audit course and will be required to fulfill the following requirements:  

  • Complete the Internship Placement form in CareerBuzz
  • Complete the goals and learning objectives form 3 weeks into the internship
  • Complete the mid-term check-in
  • Complete the end of term self-evaluation
  • Provide a written and video testimonial of their internship experience
  • Participate in a student panel to share lessons learned and benefits of the experiential education

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE

Students can secure opportunities through CareerBuzz and by using other job boards. However, here are a few top organizations and opportunities to consider:

Carter Center logo

CARTER CENTER

Accepting applications for Fall 2021 Internships

Available Positions

Deadline: June 15, 2021
Start date: August 24, 2021

Application Instructions and Details

Care logo

CARE

Accepting applications for Summer 2021

Impact and Learning Intern (paid internship - does not qualify for stipend)
Impact at Scale Research and Development Intern (paid internship - does not qualify for stipend)
Planning, Research and Learning Intern (paid internship - does not qualify for stipend)
She Leads in Crisis Advocacy Intern (unpaid)

International Rescue Committee logo

INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE - ATLANTA

Accepting applications for Summer 2021

Available Internship Positions