The Institute for Responsible Citizenship is currently accepting applications for its summer leadership program in Washington, DC and New York City. The Institute provides America’s best and brightest African American male college students with unparalleled networking opportunities, leadership development, and life-long mentorship.
Through the focused and intimate structure of our program, the Institute equips these young men with the tools required for successful careers in business, education, journalism, law, government, the sciences, public policy, ministry, medicine, public service, and the arts.
* Exposure to influential leaders such as congressmen, Supreme Court justices, and business executives
* Rigorous academic seminars
* Roundtable discussions, including seminars on leadership development
* High-level internships around Washington, DC
* Activities that promote strong bonds with each other
* The 2009 program runs from Saturday, June 5 to Saturday, July 31, 2010.
* Students must commit to two summers.
* Housing is provided by the Institute.
* Students work at paid internships based on their career interest.
You should be a college sophomore to apply. The Institute does not have a GPA requirement. However, the median GPA for recent classes is 3.65. An applicant's GPA is not the only criterion that is evaluated during the admissions process. Campus involvement, awards earned, athletics, and volunteer work are also important factors.
The application deadline for the Washington program is Friday, January 29, 2010.
Applications found at: http://www.i4rc.org/docs/I4RC-Application.pdf
If you would like assistance with your application, contact Christine Routzahn, Director of Internships at the Shriver Center at UMBC (1st FL Public Policy)