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BYU Internship Office offers enhancement grants of up to $10,000

Proposals are due Monday, Feb. 12

The Brigham Young University Internship Office has issued a call for enhancement grant proposals for developing and enhancing internship programs.

The office will provide up to $10,000 per chosen department to establish or improve the infrastructure and supervision of department internships. All departments are eligible for funding.

Proposals are due Monday, Feb. 12 in 130A B-34, and all applicants will be notified by March 5. Grants will be awarded in March for use during spring and summer terms and fall semester 2007.

Information about enhancement grants and proposal criteria and format is available at byu.edu/intern.

Among other things, the funding can be used for:

  • Hiring adjunct or part-time faculty, administrative assistants or students in order to create, maintain or strengthen internships, or supporting exisiting faculty who dedicate time to strengthening internships.

  • Establishing better-quality placements for internship students.

  • Enhancing the interaction between students, faculty and providers during internships.

  • Improving the internship program, including advancing selection, orientation, academic assignments, supervision of internships and other aspects.

  • Expanding the number of students completing internships for credit.

  • Revising the curriculum to integrate internships.

  • Establishing and enhancing Semester Away programs.

  • Assessing and evaluating student internship experiences. For more information, contact Adrienne Chamberlain at (801) 422-1480.

    Writer: Elizabeth Kasper

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