Internships and Scholarship Opportunities

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program
The Junior Fellows Program provides an opportunity for 10–12 students who desire careers in international affairs to have a substantive one-year working experience in Washington, DC. Junior Fellows provide research assistance to scholars working on Carnegie programs. Click here for more information and to apply. The application deadline is January 15.

Thesis Publishing Opportunities!
Plug in with Undergraduate Research Commons! Join this discovery portal and stay connected to over 700 outstanding undergraduate research and honors publications. Many publications are searching for undergraduate thesis papers! Contact Casey Busher at cbusher@bepress.com for more information.

People, Prosperity and Planet Grant Program (P3)
The EPA is now accepting applications for its P3 program. The P3 program is a college competition that provides funding of up to $90,000 for teams to develop their environmentally friendly idea. The deadline to apply is December 16, 2014. Click here to apply.

Capital Intern Program
Interested in a career in government? Lee Honors College welcomes all majors to apply for this 4 – 7 credit hour spring internship in Lansing. Placements are available with state representatives and senators, Michigan Environmental Commission, research offices, judges and government agencies such as Homeland Security. Free transportation will be provided to and from Lansing. For more information, contact Dr. David Houghton at david.houghton@wmich.edu

Michigan Democratic Coordinated Campaign
Internships and Fellowship programs are available for students interested in learning the nuts and bolts of how a campaign works and helping to elect Democratic candidates from across the state. Hours are flexible, and no experience is necessary. Participants will learn how to run a local field program and a successful “Get Out the Vote” operation while networking within the profession. To apply for an internship or a fellowship with the Michigan Democratic Coordinated Campaign, or to learn about general volunteer opportunities, click here, call (248) 824-6957 or send an email to michigandemcoordinated@hotmail.com.

The Michigan Republican Party
The Michigan Republican Party is looking for interns who want to witness and learn the inner-workings of the Michigan Republican Party. Interns will work at the office headquarters in Lansing, and out of other regional office locations meeting elected officials, attending special “behind the scenes” events and more. Duties of interns can include but are not limited to: writing scripts for press releases, planning and staffing events, engaging in research, implementing grassroots strategies and more. If you have any questions email internships@migop.org. Send your resume to internships@migop.org if you are interested in applying.

Hertz Foundation Fellowship
Five-year graduate fellowships in applied physical, biological, or engineering sciences. Deadline for applications is October 31, 2014. Click here to apply. See below for details.

Hertz

Pierce Cedar Creek Institute Fellowships
Receive a $3,750 stipend plus on-site housing and partial meal support! Enrich your research, writing or artistic experiences with one of four fellowships that will connect you with nature at the Pierce Cedar Creek Institute. Click the image below for more information or to apply. The first deadline is December 31, 2014.

Pierce Cedar Creek

Environmental Chemistry Scholarship
The Michigan Environmental Laboratory Association is awarding $1000 to a full-time WMU Sophomore or Junior with an Environmental, Chemistry, or Geochemistry focus. Deadline for applications is January 31, 2015. Click here and Contact Tom Howe to apply.

Phi Kappa Phi Awards and Grants
Beginning with the 2014 – 2016 biennium, Phi Kappa Phi’s award and grant programs will reflect new changes that include two new programs, dual cycles and an increased number of available awards. Click here to learn more about these changes.

WMU Alumni Association Legacy Scholarships
Do you have a family member considering attending WMU? More than $300,000 in Alumni Legacy Scholarships available in fall 2015 for new students! See below for details:

Alumni Associations Scholarships

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