Goucher Intern Fellowship

Goucher Intern Fellowship

Did you know?

  • Students who completed at least one paid internship received a job offer more quickly and had a higher first position salary than those who did not
  • Goucher wants to help you have a paid experience, so you don't have to choose between making money and gaining important career related experience

Award Amount


  • To be paid in two installments, second of which is not until mid-August


In order to be eligible for the Goucher Intern Fellowship, you must be:

  • Secure an internship for Summer 2023, working a minimum of 100 hours
  • Enroll as a full-time undergraduate student for Fall 2023

Priority will be given to students who: 

  • Have demonstrated financial need as evidenced by a Pell Grant or Federal Work Study
  • Will graduate in Dec 2023 or May 2024

Are there restrictions on the type of internship?

  • Internships affiliated with a Goucher faculty, staff or office are not eligible
  • A second internship with the same organization is acceptable, but only if the Summer 2023 has new tasks and responsibilities from the previous experience
  • Remote/virtual internships are acceptable

How do I apply?

New for Summer 2023  = a two-part application! 

Part 1: submit this form

  • Tell us about yourself
  • Submit this at any time to let us know you're interested in the funding

Part 2: submit this form

  • Tell us about your internship
  • Submit once you have secured an internship for Summer 2023
  • This application will include information about your internship, short answer questions (see next section). The short answers below are a crucial piece of your application.  Be as clear and descriptive as possible.
  • You will need to upload your resume and offer letter confirming you have secured an internship for summer 2023.
  • Request a letter of recommendation from a Goucher professor, staff member or coach. You will include their name and email address in Part 2 of the application. After submission, they will receive a message with instructions to email their letter of recommendation to career@goucher.edu


Short answer questions to think about before you begin the application:

  • List tasks, projects and/or responsibilities of internship.
  • How will a Goucher Intern Fellowship assist you?
  • How have you prepared for this internship? Include academic courses, extracurricular activities, previous internships, work experiences, and community service.
  • How will the completion of your internship relate to your future career and/or academic plans?
  • Are there special circumstances you think it would be helpful for the selection committee to know? 

Deadline to Apply

Completed applications (part 1 and part 2 of the application and the letter of recommendation) will be read and assessed on a rolling selection process.  You can only submit part 2 of the application after you have secured an internship for Summer 2023.  Students with a completed application submitted early and who meet the above mentioned criteria will have the greatest likelihood of being funded.  The application process will close when funds are depleted, but no later than the final ILA submission deadline.

Selection of Awardees

The Goucher Intern Fellowship Selection Committee chooses the recipients. A preference will be placed on:

  • Internships that are strongly connected to students academic and career goals
  • Internships with a high level of responsibility
  • Students with strong academic records in relevant coursework

Priority will be given to students who: 

  • Have demonstrated financial need as evidenced by a Pell Grant or Federal Work Study
  • Will graduate in Dec 2023 or May 2024

Where Can I get help locating an internship?

The CEO is here to help you. You can search through our internship listings by visiting Handshake and the other resources listed on our internship page. Also, you can work one-on-one with someone at the CEO to develop a search strategy specific to your needs.