The A. Paul Knight program was established in memory of Paul Knight of the class of 1986 who was killed in Yellowstone Park in June 1985. Paul was the son of Albert F. Knight, a 1951 graduate of the Washington and Lee Law School. Paul was an anthropology major who had worked with Professor John McDaniel on several field projects in archaeology. The program is designed to fund projects that further the protection of the environment or provide ecologically sound outdoor recreational opportunities. Undergraduate students from any major and law students interested in the environment are eligible for the Knight Internship.
Opportunity Type: Work or Internship
The Television Academy Foundation’s summer Internship Program provides over 40 industry-wide internships to college students nationwide. The program gives both undergraduate and graduate students in-depth exposure to professional television production during an eight-week summer period in Los Angeles.
As an Adobe intern for a summer, a semester, or an academic year, you’ll get paid to work side by side with some of the most talented professionals in the digital media and marketing space, make valuable contributions to business-critical projects, and leave better prepared to ace your academic pursuits. Adobe internships include competitive salary and holiday pay, fun social events, chances to participate in community service projects, opportunities to make career contacts, and, as an added bonus, employee discounts on Adobe products. Internships are offered at Adobe offices in San Jose and San Francisco, California; Seattle, Washington; Lehi, Utah; and other key areas around the world.
The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) offers 50 college students each summer an exceptional opportunity to conduct original research in a laboratory at one of the world’s top-ranking scientific institutions. The program is designed for undergraduates with a strong background in science who are considering a research career. SURP students arrive at Einstein in mid-June and spend nine weeks working in a laboratory. Students are matched to a laboratory in the area of interest they indicate on their application. At the end of the program, students present their research in a poster session.
The Alex S. Jones-Susan E. Tifft Internship supports an 8-10 week internship with a news organization. W&L students who are declared majors in Journalism or Business Journalism may apply.
Operation Wallacea is a network of academics from European and North American universities, who design and implement biodiversity and conservation management research programmes. Research is supported by students who join the programme, to strengthen their CV or resume, gain course credit, or collect data for a dissertation or thesis. Alternatively if you are a medical student (or intending to go to medical school) you can gain experience in expedition medicine in one of the expedition medicine experiential courses.
Named for the Tony Award-nominated lighting designer, the Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship & Internship Program offers personalized training opportunities with Arena’s ensemble of resident artists, technicians and administrators. The goal of the program is to cultivate the next generation of theater professionals by providing the highest standard of training through immersion in the art and business of producing theater. Arena Stage provides in-depth, hands-on experience with seasoned professionals.
The Allen Schanck Roberts ’85 Scholarship Fund supports an internship abroad. W&L students who are declared majors in Journalism or Business Journalism may apply.
The American Physiological Society (APS) offers five programs that allow undergraduate students to participate in research during the summer. Recipients of the Society’s five summer fellowship programs spend an average of 10 weeks in the laboratory of an established scientist and APS member.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, a major research center, offers opportunities for college and university undergraduate students to participate in the Laboratory’s ongoing research programs. In addition to such opportunities, the U.S. Department of Energy directly sponsors research participation at other DOE facilities. At Argonne, college/university students may obtain research experience through the Department of Energy’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships Program (SULI) or one of several other internship programs. Housing, transportation, and stipends are provided to participants.