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News from the Community: Summer Internship Funding through UofR

The University of Richmond strongly encourages students to seek opportunities for experiential learning, especially through summer internships. Many Richmond students wish to apply their skills and talents in the non-profit sector, where finding pay for interns is often difficult. Fortunately, for students and the non-profit community, the University of Richmond announced the Richmond Guarantee last year, which guarantees every undergraduate student access to one summer of funding, up to $4000, for an unpaid or low-paid internship or research experience.

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From an Expert: Tips for Engaging Students in Experiential Learning

College students are hungry for professional experience – and you can help! There is so much buzz in the media these days about college students seeking internships, externships, volunteer opportunities, and experiential learning of every kind. Does your organization include college students in your volunteer and internship ranks? If not, are you interested in learning more about how to engage this up-and-coming group of local talent in your organization? Are college students seeking experience with your organization worth the investment of time, energy, and expense? In my opinion – yes!

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