MHC provides funding of $3,000 for domestic internships and $3,600 for international internships to every eligible* student who has secured a qualified internship or research position and completed all components of the Lynk UAF application by the deadline.
Lynk-UAF funds support unpaid or low-paid ** summer internships or research projects.
Opportunities must qualify as substantive, relevant, learning opportunities.
Projects in countries assigned a travel warning by the United States are not eligible.
Cost of living and travel adjustments will be added for projects in certain locations.
Lynk UAF recipients are required to:
- complete the Summer Internship Reflection Form in the Self Service area on my.mtholyoke.edu,
- participate in a sustained reflection such as COLL 211, a departmental capstone course, or an Independent Study, and
- complete a presentation on your experience at the LEAP Symposium, Senior Symposium, or other approved event.
*Sophomores and juniors in good academic standing are eligible to apply. Students may receive funding once in their 4 years at MHC.
**Low paid: REDUCED award equal to the standard award minus all employer wages and/or stipends.