Participate in the Walter Sondheim Jr. Maryland Nonprofit Leadership Program
A Program Administered by The Shriver Center at UMBC, Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, and the Office of the Governor
The Maryland Nonprofit Leadership Program offers paid summer internship opportunities in the nonprofit sector to college juniors, seniors, and graduate students attending Maryland institutions. Participating interns work for ten weeks full-time from June6th to August 12th while participating in bi-weekly seminars in nonprofit management. Each participating student receives a $3,000 stipend.
College and university undergraduate and graduate students from various majors are provided with an opportunity to build valuable skills, explore career choices within the nonprofit sector and gain experience managing and leading public service organizations. In doing so, the Maryland Nonprofit Leadership Program makes an important contribution to the development of the state’s current and future workforce and citizenry.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
• Eligible applicants must be graduate or undergraduate students attending a two- or four- year college or university in Maryland with a GPA of 3.00 or higher. In addition, all undergraduate applicants must be entering their junior or senior year during the Fall 2011 semester.
• Candidates must intern full-time for 10 weeks from June 6 to August 12, 2011.
• Interns must be willing to travel to the Baltimore area as necessary during the ten weeks of the program to attend four to five professional development seminars conducted by the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations.
• Special consideration for admittance into the program will be given to applicants who have secured a summer internship in a Maryland non-profit at the time of application. However, assistance will be given to students without a placement once they are admitted into the Maryland Nonprofit Leadership Program.
All majors are strongly encouraged to apply.
Obtain an application at: ShriverCenter.umbc.edu/nonprofit
Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 15, 2011
For more information, contact: Christine Routzahn at The Shriver Center, email@example.com