Internships | Scholarships | Fellowships

Internships

An internship for academic credit is a valuable educational experience that combines classroom theory with supervised work experience in which the student establishes intentional career goals. The internship is designed to link the academic experience to personal and professional career goals.

The Center for Career and Professional Development serves as a clearinghouse for internships that are University approved.  Approved internships are posted on LHU Staff Apps shared drive for academic departments.

 LHU Career Connections is our job and internship database that is accessible to students and alumni served by the Center for Career & Professional Development. You can apply directly to positions that interest you through LHU Career Connections, the Lock Haven University specific Symplicity portal. 

The Center for Career & Professional Development assists with the application & interview process for internships.  They are able to provide resources to help you research what industry best suits you for your internship.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


       

Internship Forms

LHU Student Internship Application
If you are applying for an internships that will take place outside of Pennsylvania, please be sure to check the State Authorization website prior to submitting your application.  Not every state is approved for field experience placements

LHU/PASSHE Internship Agreement
This agreement establishes the relationship between Lock Haven University and the employer.
 

The Harrisburg Internship Semester (THIS)

Each semester, through its membership in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), LHU sends one student to participate in THIS. The program includes an internship with a high-level state government office and a public policy seminar through PASSHE.

LHU Campus Coordinator: Dr. Stanley Berard | Raub 209 | (570) 484-2187

The Washington Center (TWC)

This independent, nonprofit organization provides selected students challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C. They accept students from all majors and place them in a variety of government agencies as well as non-profit and corporate settings.

LHU Campus Liaison: Dr. Stanley Berard | Raub 209 | 484-2187

LHU students have interned through TWC with the following agencies and organizations:

    • Martha's Table
    • National Republican Senatorial Committee
    • Law Media Group
    • U.S. Department of Justice, Office of International Affairs

The Commonwealth of PA – Internships

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania offers internship opportunities for students in their various agencies. Please Click Here to view the list of open internship opportunities and apply online.

Lock Haven University Summer Scholarships
(Haven Business Internship Program)

The Haven Business Internship Program offers four awards of $5,000 each. The awards are available to students majoring in business management or accounting to support unpaid internships. The highly competitive awards are designed to help students gain a valuable “real-world” perspective on what they learn in the classroom.  If you have specific questions regarding eligibility or specific requirements, please contact Dr. Jonathan Lindzey, Dean of the College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences.

Lock Haven University Summer Research Scholarships (SOAR Scholarship - Summer Opportunity Award for Research)

The SOAR Scholarship (Summer Opportunity Award for Research) Scholars Stipend offers five awards of $5,000 each annually to support full-time summer research (laboratory or clinical) to students in STEM-HP majors (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Computer Science, or Health Professions).  If you have specific questions regarding eligibility or specific requirements, please contact Dr. Jonathan Lindzey, Dean of the College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences.

Lock Haven University Summer Research Scholarships (Bechdel Family Internship Stipend Scholarship)

 The Bechdel Family Internship Stipend Scholarship offers two students who have secured an unpaid or low paid internship in the sciences with $2,000 each per summer.  If you have specific questions regarding eligibility or specific requirements, please contact Dr. Jonathan Lindzey, Dean of the College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences.

Lock Haven University Research Fellowship Opportunities

1.  The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program offers students an opportunity to research under the supervision of an established biomedical scientist, write a research paper and have the opportunity to see their work published.  Each fellowship will be provided a $3000 stipend for the 10-week period plus free housing.  If you have specific questions regarding eligibility or specific requirements, please contact Dr. Jonathan Lindzey, Dean of the College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences.

Procedures for Summer Internship/Scholarship/Fellowship Registration

1.  Attend one of the three information sessions for scholarships.

  • November 30, 2017  |  5 p.m.  |  Ulmer 206
  • January 25, 2018  |  5 p.m.  |  Ulmer 206  
  • March 20, 2018  |  5 p.m.  |  Ulmer 206

2. Log-in to D2L to access information on each scholarship/fellowship. Once you log-in to D2L, you will need to click on the “Quick Links” tab and select “Self Registration”. Next, click on the scholarship/fellowship that you wish to submit an application to specifically and then click “Register”. This will give you access to information on the scholarship/fellowship award and its application. You will need to upload your completed application to the designated Assignment drop box within the corresponding scholarship/fellowship course on D2L by the application deadline in order to be considered.  

3. Completed application materials must be uploaded on D2L by April 20, 2018 to be eligible.

Visit the Center for Career & Professional Development for more information about finding, preparing & submitting application materials.

Internship Housing

New York Financial District - www.intrnz.com 

New York City – www.student housing.org

Contact Us

Center for Career and Professional Development

MaryJo Campana, Director
206 Ulmer Hall
(570) 484-2181

 

 

Kristin Laudenslager, Career and Internship Navigator
206A Ulmer Hall
(570) 484-2247
Cortney Force
206 Ulmer Hall
(570) 484-2181
 

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