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The Westfield State Experience Internship Scholarship Initiative

Announcing The Westfield State Experience 2018 Summer Internship Scholarship Program

The Westfield State Foundation, the College of Graduate and Continuing Education and Academic Affairs have teamed up to provide a new Summer Internship Scholarship Program for the summer of 2018. 

  • Eligible undergraduates who are approved for an internship experience in their academic department will be able to apply for funding for the summer course credit fees.
  • Students can apply for a three to six credit internship at a course credit cost of $100. 
  • A seven to twelve credit internship will cost only $200.  

These significant savings will allow students to gain valuable career-related experience and academic credit during the summer break. 

Submit an Application

Employers are looking for new graduates to be career ready.   An internship will help you develop skills in the areas employers most desire.  These skills include:

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Teamwork
  • Information Technology Application
  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism and Work Ethic
  • Career Management

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need and may find it difficult to pay for summer credits.
  • Students may take advantage of this opportunity once during their undergraduate career.  
  • Applicants must be matriculated students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher with at least 24 earned credits. 
  • Academic departments may have different gpa criteria.

The deadline to apply is March 9, 2018   Awards will be announced in mid-April.

For more information, please contact Maureen McCartney, Associate Dean, Academic Achievement      mmccartney@westfield.ma.edu     413 572-8801    Parenzo 101  or Elizabeth Stassinos, Faculty Coordinator for The Westfield Experience      estassinos@westfield.ma.edu    413  5728421

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