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 Fall 2021 Stipend Recipient

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Rebecca Lieber

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           Major: Public Policy
Academic Classification: 3rd Year
  Employer: The Borgen Project

Meet our Summer 2021 Stipend Recipients

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Madison Kim

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Major: Computational Media
Academic Classification: 3rd Year
Employer: Building Blocks for Kids

Nethra Rammohan

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Major: Literature Media & Communication
Academic Classification: 4th Year
Employer: Communities in Schools of Atlanta

Meet our Spring 2021 Stipend Recipients

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Hillary Dong

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

Annabel Luong

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

Madi Wickett

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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

Spring 2022 Internships December 8, 2021
Notifications will be made via email to recipients by December 15, 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