Summer Experience Award

The Summer Experience 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 nonprofit 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 nonprofit 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 positions).

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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Making the Most of Your Summer Internship

Consider these tips for making the most of your summer internship

Define your expectations of the experience:

What would you like to accomplish through this experience?
How can you best approach those goals?

Clear communication with supervisor:

Starting from a …

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Yale Arts Apprenticeships

The Yale Arts Apprenticeship Program is an initiative that connects Yale undergraduates, particularly those on financial aid, with professional arts practitioners of any discipline. Check out the updated information website to explore more details, including model positions available for applications, …

By Derek I. Webster
Derek I. Webster Senior Associate Director for Creative Careers
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Phone
(203) 432-0803
Address

55 Whitney Avenue, 3rd Fl.
New Haven, CT 06510

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.