The Association for Women in Science Announces the 2008 Multicultural
Undergraduate Internship Program in Washington D.C.
In order to increase diversity in science, technology, engineering,
and mathematics, the Association for Women in Science is offering
summer internships in Washington D.C. for female undergraduate
students who are members of typically underrepresented ethnic groups.
The Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program with the
Association for Women in Science (AWIS) is intended for currently
enrolled undergraduate female students in any one of the STEM
disciplines. The internships are intended specifically for outstanding
female undergraduate students who are members of groups currently
under-represented in the STEM disciplines: individuals of African
American, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, and Pacific Islander
Internships provide training and work experience in areas such as
marketing and communications, public policy, fundraising, grants
administration, and information technology. Opportunities to develop
professional leadership skills are also encouraged.
Applicants must be enrolled in an academic program at the time of
Internships provide stipends of $3,500 for ten-weeks during the summer
at AWIS National Headquarters in Washington D.C. The internships are
full time beginning in May 2008 and ending in August 2008. Housing and
transportation to and from Washington D.C. are not provided.
AWIS is a national advocacy organization representing the interests of
women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics across all
disciplines and employment sectors. AWIS creates opportunities and
breaks down barriers to help each and every woman in these fields
achieve her full potential.
Applications should include:
1. Copy of a current resume
2. One writing sample
3. One letter of recommendation
Please submit all applications electronically by MARCH 31, 2008 to:
AWIS Multicultural Internship Program
For more information contact:
1200 New York Ave., NW Suite 650
Washington, DC 20005