St. Lawrence University students participated in a number of funded summer internship and research fellowship opportunities on campus and around the world.
More than 30 students were awarded University Fellowships, which allows undergraduate students to receive funding for a specific research project while working closely with a faculty mentor. The program aims to promote close student-faculty collaboration outside of the regular academic calendar while enabling students to conduct independent and interdisciplinary research. University Fellows will typically present their research in the fall semester.
Ten students were named to the St. Lawrence University Public Interst Corps, or SLU PIC, which partners St. Lawrence students and recent graduates with local nonprofit organizations to improve their ability to provide services and help develop the next generation of leaders. You can learn more about students' summer exeperiences directly from them in the SLU PIC blog.
Another popular program that helps fund student summer internships is the Internship Fellowship program. Operated through Career Services, the fellowship helps student pay for travel and living expenses that would otherwise prevent them from taking an unpaid internship. This year, nearly 70 St. Lawrence intern fellows worked across the United States and around the globe in sectors including humanitarian efforts, politics, renewable energy, banking and finance, and public health.
Seven students were named Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program scholars. McNair scholars completed a faculty-mentored research project, developed oral and poster presentations and prepared for graduate school admissions tests. Throughout the summer, students participated in a "Community of Graduate Scholars" seminar, where they will develop their writing skills, work with faculty and staff on graduate school application documents, and learn how to navigate the graduate school interview process. Scholars will also attend a professional etiquette dinner and participate in volunteer activities with the Grasse River Heritage Group. Three students were awarded Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) internships and completed a faculty-mentored research project, developed oral and poster presentations, and prepared for graduate school admissions tests. Throughout the summer, scholars also participated in Community of Graduate Scholars seminars. Learn more about CSTEP and McNair.
View St. Lawrence University’s Merit Pages for a complete list of all of this summer’s University Fellows, McNair Scholars, CSTEP Fellows, SLU PIC Interns, Tanner Fellows and Internship Fellowship recipients.