Fellowships & Internships
Check out this list of internships completed by other SOAN majors.
Some internships may be of special interest to SOAN majors:
- Carleton's Initiative for Service Internships in International Development
- AmeriCorps VISTA with the National Society for American Indian Elderly
- Amigos de las Americas
- Friendship Ventures in the Twin Cities
- Foundation for Sustainable Development
- Fund for the Public Interest
Some fellowships may be of special interest to SOAN majors:
- Beinecke Scholarship
- Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship for Minority Students
- National Security Education Program
- The Phillips Scholars Program
- The Wingspread Conferences
- Dale and Elizabeth Hanson Fellowship in Ethics: Designed to support research in ethics that either extends work already done in class or issues that cannot be further explored through courses at Carleton.
- Richard T. Newman Family Fund for Language Study Internships: Supports Carleton students looking to pursue internships in foreign countries that can lead to job opportunities in foreign languages.
- Jonathan Paradise Israel Experience Scholarship: Funds Carleton students who wish to travel to Israel learn more about that country‘s culture, history, and politics in the name of global understanding.
- Service Internships in International Development: Supports internships for students performing volunteer services for established programs in international community development.
- Social Justice Internships: Provides support for students pursuing unpaid or low-paid internships or training programs for non-profits or other organizations promoting social justice.
- Technos International Week: Funds two Carleton students to attend Technos International Week, a two-week program based in Japan during which students and faculty from the U.S., Britain, and New Zealand gather at Technos International College to exchange thoughts, ideas, and world-views.
- Multicultural Alumni Network (MCAN) Scholars Program: Supports no- or low- paid internships, research, or field-based opportunities for second- and third-year students of color.
- Class of 1963 Student Research Fellowship: Provides funding for independent research activities in either an academic field or the performing/creative arts.
- Independent Student Research Fellowship: Enables students to carry out independent research activities in a college-offered academic field or undertake projects in the performing/visual arts.
- Kelley Fellowship: Supports students with financial need who are pursuing research fellowships around the world.
- Larson International Fellowship: Supports students with fabulous, adventurous ideas about anything involving traveling abroad; ideas must bring the student into contact with a culture or society.
- Allen and Irene Salisbury Student Fellowship: Supports student research fellowships in either academic or performing/creative arts fields, especially those in Nepal and Asia.
- Richard Salisbury Student Fellowship: Supports student research fellowships in either academic or performing/creative arts fields, especially those in Latin America and Africa.
- Carleton Class of 1960 – Developing Civic Leaders Nonprofit Internship Fund: Assists students with with financial obligations who gain experience by working in professional settings.
- Creating Rewarding Educational Development Opportunities (CREDO): Facilitates learning and development opportunities for students with financial need who want to pursue unpaid internships, research fellowships, but are currently unable to do so and meet their financial obligations; can take place locally or abroad.
- Global Team for Local Initiatives (GTLI): GTLI is a non-governmental organization that currently works with the Hamar tribe in southwest Ethiopia. The main objective is to help these indigenous communities adapt to social, economic and climate change without disturbing their traditional cultural values.
- Lipton Family Fund for Career Exploration: Supports externships and other career exploration opportunities for students with financial need, as determined by the Office of Student Financial Services or its successors.
- The M. Leith Shackel ’29 Internship Endowment Fund: Provides stipends for first year, sophomore, and junior students who pursue unpaid or low pay summer internships.
- Sam ’75 and Meg Woodside Endowed Fund for Career Exploration: Supports students pursuing unpaid internships or other workplace experiences with domestic government or non-profit organizations.