Summer Experience Award

The Summer Experiences Award provides a stipend for either a domestic or international opportunity to Yale College first-years, sophomores, and juniors on Yale financial aid. International students pursuing U.S. opportunities must contact the Office of International Students & Scholars to discuss work authorization. View details below and the Frequently Asked Questions for information. The Award can be used for either:

A US-Based Experience: A $4,000 stipend for a secured, approved unpaid or underfunded ($1500 or less) summer opportunity with one of the following: 501(c)(3) nonprofit including non-profit Universities; government entity including public Universities; non-governmental organization (NGO); Arts Apprenticeship; or Science, Laboratory, or Other Research Opportunity. Remote opportunities are eligible.

Or

An International Experience: A stipend of $6,000 for a secured, approved unpaid or underfunded ($1500 or less) summer opportunity with one of the following: nonprofit organization including non-profit Universities; for-profit company; government entity including public Universities; non-governmental organization (NGO); Arts Apprenticeship; or Science, Laboratory, or Other Research Opportunity. Remote opportunities are eligible (the award is reduced to $4,000 for remote position).

 

4 Things you need to do before your summer internship ends

Written by Diana Shi, Fast Company

If you want to get the most out of the experience, it’s critical you do these few things before (or right after) your end date.

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How to Make the Most of Your Internship Experience

Before you Start: Set Goals
Reflect on your upcoming experience: why did you choose it, and what do you hope to gain?
Consider drafting a Learning Plan as a guide, which is described briefly in the video below, to help …

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Health & Safety Resources

It is important to be aware of all the Yale resources available to you while you are pursuing activities outside of Yale. Before you leave campus, whether for summer-long travel, shorter vacation, or business trips, please install the International SOS travel …

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The pros and cons of remote internships

Internships can be great for building experience and making connections in your career, but as with anything there are downsides that should be considered. Generally, internships take up a lot of time but often don’t pay well if at all.

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Leverage SEA Funding to Secure a Summer Opportunity

Yale College students who receive any amount of financial aid from Yale are eligible to use their Summer Experience Award (SEA) to help with the expenses of an unpaid or underfunded summer experience (less than $1,500). The SEA can be …

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SERVICE HOURS

Academic Year Summer Hours
M 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
T 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
W 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
TH 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
F 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm

The office is closed weekends, holidays, and recess days.