SIGP Qualifications

Any Northwestern undergraduate student who meets all of the following criteria:

  • A current student who will be enrolled for at least fall quarter of the following academic year and is a degree seeking student.
  • Pursuing an internship in a traditionally unpaid field or role.
  • Receiving 0.25 or less credit for the summer internship.
  • Not receiving any money from the employer or other funds from Northwestern.
  • Has an internship secured by May 30.

Program Requirements

In order to receive their stipend, students must do all of the following:

  • Meet with your UCS Career Advisor (if an internship is not secured at the time of the grant announcement).
  • Attend a mandatory orientation session in late May 2014.
  • Complete all required internship agreements and payroll paperwork.
  • Complete at least 250 hours at an internship between mid-June and late-August.
  • Participate in career-development focused activities and projects throughout the summer.
  • Attend SIGP donor events in 2014-2015.