Internships, Scholarships, and Other Opportunities: Spring 2017 Update

This Spring 2017 semester offers several life enhancing (and finance enhancing) opportunities for you to consider and apply for. HACU Internships – deadline for paid internships. Deadlines: Summer: February 15. Fall: June 9. HACU Scholarships – HACU offers various scholarships sponsored by companies. Deadlines and requirements vary. Hispanic Scholarship Fund – $500-5,000 scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study next academic year. Deadline: March 30, 2017. Universia’s scholarship search engine This blog regularly reports on opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, which you can always explore using the scholarships and internships tags. To stay up to date, you can subscribe to … Read more…

Scholarships, Internships, and Exchange Programs: Fall 2016 Update

As you settle into your Fall semester routine and have a little time to plan ahead for your future, you might want to take a look at some scholarship, internship, and exchange program opportunities available to you. This blog regularly reports on opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, which you can always explore using the scholarships and internships tags. To stay up to date, you can subscribe to this blog via e-mail (you’ll receive 2-3 messages per week from our server Tron), like our Facebook page, or follow our Twitter account. Here are some opportunities and resources worth highlighting at … Read more…

Elicit Innovation Conference with Internship Opportunities

A great opportunity for internships is coming up! The Elicit Innovation Conference and Startup Fair will be held this Saturday, September 3 from 8:30 to 5:00 pm. In addition to talks and workshop activities, there will be a Startup Fair from 2:00-5:00 pm in which companies will be recruiting students for internships in journalism, marketing, Web development, and other great opportunities for English Majors. Space is limited, so you must register for a ticket here. It is free for the whole day (lunch included), and $5 for the Startup Fair only. The event will be held in the Figueroa Chapel … Read more…

Internado Arturo Morales Carrión

There’s a wonderful paid internship opportunity in Washington DC for the Fall 2016 semester. It’s called the Internado Arturo Morales Carrión and its deadline is July 20, 2016. Its focus is international relations: an area that is quite accessible to English majors interested in careers in diplomacy, translation, and other related occupations. Here’s a link to brief news coverage about this program and a link to the Puerto Rico Department of State page about this and other internships. They will be awarding 5 internships to students in Puerto Rico. Here’s a link to a pdf of the call with all … Read more…

Paid Internship and Scholarship Opportunities for English Students

Did you know that most English majors and graduate students are eligible to apply for a $500-$5,000 scholarship every year? The Hispanic Scholarship Fund has scholarship programs for Hispanic high school, college, and graduate students who will be enrolled next academic year. The application process is simple, but requires writing an essay– English students can do this in their sleep– filling in a FAFSA, getting transcripts, and requesting faculty recommendations. The deadline is March 30. Did you know that there’s an internship program that pays $300 per week and has opportunities in the Summer and every semester? The HACU National … Read more…

Nationally Competitive Scholarships and Fellowships

Attention English Department undergraduate and graduate students. This resource is full of great opportunities for funding that you should seriously consider and apply to every year, if necessary. Scholarships for undergraduates: Gates Millenium Scholarship (first year students only, deadline January 13) Summer Research Opportunity (SROP) Hispanic Scholarship Fund (competition opens on January 15) FreeApp (Application Fee Waivers on Select Graduate Schools) HACU Scholarships HACU National Internship Program Fulbright US Student Program (apply at the beginning of your graduating year) Fulbright@UPRM Graduate studies sponsored by Fulbright Scholarships for graduate students: Hispanic Scholarship Fund (competition opens on January 15) Fulbright US Student … Read more…

Paid Summer Internships for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

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On Thursday, January 15, 2015 Leonardo Flores will be offering an orientation on paid summer and semester internships for undergraduate and graduate students. We will discuss paid internship programs that will help you develop 21st century skills in areas known as the Digital Humanities and enhance your employment prospects as well as your ability to teach 21st century literacies. Library of Congress: Junior Fellows Intern Program – Summer 2015 (deadline January 23) National Archives Internship Opportunities (unpaid, but a good reference for HACU application) HACU Internship Program (deadline February 27) Smithsonian Internships – Minority Internship Program (Deadline February 1) UPRM … Read more…

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