Alumni Sponsored Internship Program

The ’68 Center for Career Exploration awards summer internship grants in the amount of *$3,800 (less taxes)*to currently enrolled first-years, sophomores, and juniors securing unpaid or limited stipend full-time summer internships through our Alumni Sponsored Internship Program (ASIP) in the following areas: arts/entertainment, racial justice/social justice, community service/non-profit, federal/state/local government, public policy/law/economic development, international affairs/international development, education/teaching, startups/entrepreneurship/social entrepreneurship, technology, public health/mental health/medicine.
*Please Note:  At this point we anticipate awarding the standard stipend amount of $3,800 (less taxes) for a full-time summer internship, but this is subject to change due to Covid-19.
***ADDITIONAL NOTE:  Recruiting guidelines regarding fast-moving deadlines do not apply to summer ASIP grants.***

2021 ASIP Application Deadline Dates: 

  • Round 1: Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 11:55 p.m. (ET) via Handshake
  • Round 2:  Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 11:55 p.m. (ET) via Handshake
  • Please Note: If current sophomores or juniors received an ASIP grant in a previous year, they can submit an ASIP application for the second time! First-time ASIP applicants will be given first priority in this order, juniors, sophomores, first-years, and then students applying for the ASIP grant a second time.

2020 ASIP Book
2019 ASIP Book

View past ASIP recipients (2017 – 2018).

The Williams Alumni Sponsored Internship Program enables students to perform a public service to these organizations and work on special projects with an opportunity to gain experience, explore career fields, develop skills, and build a network.

2021 ASIP Application Workshops

To apply, you must attend the Alumni Sponsored Internship Program (ASIP) Application Workshop, offered weekly for several weeks before each of the two deadlines.  You must attend this workshop even if you have attended one last year.

2021 Virtual ASIP Application Workshops are listed below.  All students interested in applying for summer internship funding through the Alumni Sponsored Internship Program (ASIP) are required to attend one of these Application Workshops

2021 ASIP Application Workshop Date -Round 2
Handshake Event Link  
Monday, April 12th @ 5:30 p.m. Register
Tuesday, April 13th @ 5:00 p.m. Register
Thursday, April 15th @ 5:00 p.m. Register

Eligibility requirements for students:

  • First-years, sophomores, and juniors must be currently enrolled in classes during the 2021 spring semester, intend to enroll in the 2021 fall semester and must be in good standing with Williams College.
  • Students must obtain a full-time summer internship (35-40 hours per week) for at least 8 weeks*.  Full-Time Remote Internships are the 1st priority, followed by safe, on-location full-time domestic summer internships located in the United States (2nd priority).
  • For employment eligibility students must have the I-9 Form on file with the Williams College Human Resources Office.
  • To participate, students (regardless of citizenship) must physically work from within the United States.  This is a Williams College Human Resources Policy.

*PLEASE NOTE FOR SUMMER 2021:  On-site, on-location international summer internships are prohibited.

*If your summer internship is less than 8 weeks or you have any other questions, please contact Dawn M. Dellea, Manager of Alumni & Parent Engagement Programs, ’68 Center for Career Exploration at [email protected]

2021 ASIP Application Link, Instructions and Documents:

Please Note: If you receive any funding from any other Williams College Academic Departments /Programs or Administrative Offices including grants, scholarships, stipends, weekly pay in the summer of 2021 you are not eligible to receive an ASIP grant in 2021.