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Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service accepting internship applications

Sponsored by The Fund for American Studies in partnership with Georgetown University, the Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service is a summer academic internship program held in Washington, D.C. for undergraduate students interested in volunteerism and careers in the nonprofit sector.

The Institute combines substantive professional experience for 30 hours a week with a challenging academic experience. This fast-paced, eight-week residential program provides students from around the world with the opportunities to gain an edge in today’s competitive job market and graduate school admissions, and experience the excitement of Washington first-hand.

Internships – Competitive placements with leading nonprofit organizations 
Classes – Up to 9 transferable credits in ethics and philanthropy from Georgetown University 
Housing – Roommate matching and furnished on-campus apartments in the heart of D.C. 
Service – A variety of hands-on community projects 
Guest Lectures – With Washington’s top nonprofit executives and scholars 
Leadership & Professional Development – Leadership, mentoring and career building activities 
Networking – With seasoned nonprofit professionals and top student leaders from around the world 
Scholarships – Over half of all students receive full or partial funding based on merit and financial need

The Institute will be held in June July, 2010. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until March 5, 2010. Students who complete their application by the early deadline of December 4, 2009 will receive a 5% tuition discount as well as priority scholarship consideration and internship placement.

For more information and to begin an online application, please visit the website

Questions may be directed to Emily Hill, IPVS Program Manager, at or 800-741-6964.