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 opens on the day of the LEAP Symposium)
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.