Summer Internship Awards

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Application Information

2020 Summer Internship Awards and Support

Application for 2020 are now closed. Look out for award information for 2021 during the Spring 2021 semester.

$47,850 spent to support 30 internships! Congratulations to all of the students who received awards in 2020!

Jack & Karen Horrell Internship Award

  • Leslie Edwards — Kettering Health Network

Gary M. & Julia Killian Internship Award

  • Jordan Buie — St. Timothy Boarding School
  • Brianna Hanson — Talawanda Oxford Pantry & Social Services
  • Carlie Klapper — Three Valley Conservation Trust 
  • Rachel Mancuso — Equality Ohio
  • Daisy Rodriguez — MU Regional Office of Student Activities and Orientation

Career Center Internship Awards

  • Amanda (Mandy) Askari — Talawanda Oxford Pantry & Social Services
  • Aidan Das — Three Valley Conservation Trust
  • Becca Fisher — Caring For Kids
  • Erin Gallagher — The Girl Scouts Summer Internship
  • Patrick Geshan — Mansfield Destroyers
  • Mackenzie Holtz — National Security Think Tank 
  • Fiona Lawler — Cincinnati Magazine
  • Emma Leonard — Immigrant Welcome Center
  • Ben Maldonado — Discovery Lab
  • Deanna Petion — International Institute of New England
  • Mohammed Shaheen — Buckeye Institute
The Center for Career Exploration and Success (the Career Center) is pleased to announce summer internship awards for Miami students who have non-paying internships.

Application Information

You may apply for all three awards, if qualified, but only one award will be awarded per person. Application information can be found in the links below, including:
  • uploading your resume (you may want to use VMock and/or Virtual Drop-in Advising to improve your resume prior to upload);
  • Letter of Interest;
  • Letter from the Organization. 
Please note: to be eligible for any of these awards, you must contribute 15+ hours per week to your internship.

Please direct questions to Jennifer McLaughlin at (513) 529-3847.

Jack & Karen Horrell Internship Award

Jack (BS in Business, 1973) and Karen Horrell have generously established a support fund for Miami students who intern this summer in non-paying internships. This year we are able to give one award of $3,000. Preference shall be given to students who intern for non-profit organizations.

Gary M. & Julia Killian Internship Award

Gary M. Killian (Miami ‘81) and his wife, Julia, of Rye, N.Y. have created an endowment in support of Miami students’ professional development. Through the generosity of the Killian Fund, the Career Center is able to award 5 stipends of $3,000 each to students with demonstrated financial need who intern this summer in a non-paying internship.

An award recipient must have demonstrated financial need, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Career Center Internship Award

The Center for Career Exploration & Success is pleased to announce summer internship awards of up to $2,000 for students who intern this summer in non-paying internships.

Additional Resources

Miami University Professional Attire Fund

The Miami University Professional Attire Fund provides up to $300 to students who need help buying clothing for career events or jobs.  Students may buy career wear such as dress shirts, blazers, cardigans, dress pants, blouses, belts, socks and shoes with the funds.  Funds may not be used to buy casual attire, other non-professional clothing, or uniforms. Please allow two weeks for funding to be available.

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