- American Association of University Women (AAUW) - awards for women to advance professional and educational opportunities for women
- American Bar Foundation - research fellowships in law and social science for undergraduate to graduate students
- Andover Teaching Fellowship Program - new graduates are introduced to teaching in a program of guided work in the classroom, professional seminars, and exposure to theories and methods of experienced faculty
- A. R. Zipf Fellowship from the Council on Library and Information Resources - for students enrolled in graduate school who show exceptional promise for leadership and technical achievement in information management
- Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program - Washington DC progam to gain real-world experience, take a crash course in market-based policy analysis, and hone your professional skills
- China Teaching Fellowship - teaching experience for recent college graduates providing provides a great foundation for professional, spiritual and interpersonal growth
- Congressional Hunger Center - develop leadership in fighting world hunger working with this nonprofit anti-hunger training organization located in Washington, D.C.
- Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs - graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, intelligent and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena.
- David L. Boren - opportunities for U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency
- East-West Center - wide variety of both short- and long-term programs to develp skills in the promotion of better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific
- The Fund for Theological Education-- various fellowships which encourage Christian ministry
- French Culture - internships for graduate students and recent graduates with a demonstrated interest in education, language, cross-cultural issues, and the French-speaking community
- GreenCorps - trains college graduates to run environmental campaigns leading to convincing decision-makers to pass laws, change policies and create reforms to protect our environment
- Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship - provides college graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security
- Humane Studies Fellowships - supports for students interested in advancing the principles, practices, and institutions necessary for a free society through their academic work
- International Radio and Television Society Foundation - teaches up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world with practical experience and career-planning advice - for juniors, seniors, and graduate students
- James Madison Memorial Fellowship - program for individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution
- The Judith L. Weidman Racial Ethnic Minority Fellowship - for recent college or seminary graduates interested in pursuing communications for The United Methodist Church as a career
- The Land Institute Research Fellowship - grants to support research in plant genetics and breeding, agronomy, ecology, soil science, plant pathology and related fields
- Michigan Parkinson Foundation, Raymond B. Bauer Research Award - funding research and fostering the study of Parkinson's disease among individuals with career interests in neurological disorders
- Minority Fellowship Program of the American Psychological Association (APA) - training program for minority students in research and service
- National Physical Science Consortium - support for students aspiring to a graduate degree and career in the physical sciences, biochemistry, computer science, and related fields of science and engineering
- National Science Foundation -- graduate research fellowship program to support study in science, mathematics and engineering
- The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans - provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields
- Research Participation Program in Science -- pre-graduate and graduate basic science research at a leading comprehensive cancer institute
- Smithsonian Opportunities for Research and Study - fellowship opportunities in many programs of the Smithsonian Institute providing mentoring for independent research
- Temple University Future Faculty Fellowship - assistance for minority students with the goal of diversifying American academia
- United States Golf Association Fellowship in Leadership and Service -connects college graduates at the outset of their careers with resources that enable them to grow personally and professionally
- US Army Materiel Command Professional Civilian Careers -- fellows program designed to build a multifunctional, mobile team of highly qualified civilian employees for AMC
- Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice, Families USA - designed to foster the advancement of social justice through participation in health care advocacy work that focuses on the unique challenges facing many communities of color and to expand the pool of talented social justice advocates from underrepresented economic, racial and ethnic minority groups
- White House Fellow Program - an opportunity for first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government
- Winterthur Culture Program in Early American Material Culture - multidisciplinary approach to study of American material life with special emphasis on decorative arts and household furnishings
Albion College's Career and Internship Center provides comprehensive services designed to assist students and alumni in the career exploration and decision-making process. We strive to teach students the skills necessary to be successful with their career pursuits. Get to know us!
Troy joined Albion College as Director of the Career and Internship Center in February 2013. He comes to Albion from Idaho after working at the Career Center at Idaho State University for fourteen years. Troy received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance and Master of Counseling in Student Affairs and College Counseling from Idaho State University, and continues to complete coursework toward a doctorate in higher education.
Dawn is an Albion College alumna and Albion community resident. After graduation, Dawn pursued a career in social work in the Ann Arbor area. Several years later, she returned to the Albion area and began working at the Albion District Library. Upon completing her master's degree in Library and Information Science at Wayne State University, Dawn worked in public libraries for over a decade. Dawn brings her skills as a social worker and librarian to the Career and Internship Center to help benefit the students at Albion College.
Jenny joined the Albion College Career and Internship Center in September of 2013. She graduated from Albion College in 1998 in English and a concentration in Environmental Studies. She brings a passion for helping others and an endless commitment to Albion College.
Peer Career Advisor
Mitchell is a senior in Communication Studies and has been with the Career and Internship Center for over a year now. He is a member of the Gerstacker Institute and has completed three internships. He also participated in the Student Venture Program where he marketed items for Albion fraternities and sorrorities. His most recent internship was at Janesville Acoustics where he assisted in the hiring of production associates and team leaders and helped to develop and implement several events including a job fair and a grand opening.
Peer Career Advisor
Katie is a junior pursuing a major in Psychology and a minor in Communication Studies with a concentration in Human Services. Katie is very involved on campus as a member of various campus organizations. Along with working in the Career and Internship Center, Katie is also on the tour guide management team and is an intramural sport supervisor. Katie has had a variety of internships in children-psychology positions. Her most recent one was working at a children's camp in Northport, Mich., where she was trained by a psychologist to become high ropes course certified.
Peer Career Advisor
- Accounting Scholarship - American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) listing of scholarships available for individuals pursuing degrees in accounting
- American Institute of CPAs - scholarships for minority scholars to pursue entry into an accounting career
- American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship - intended to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to attend law school and to provide financial assistance to those in need
- Anderson Center Residency Program - resident-fellows from a wide variety of fields work on a clearly defined project and make a substantive contribution to the community in the form of a talk, class, or performance of their work
- Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) - outstanding Asian Pacific American students spend the summer interning for a federal government agency, a Capitol Hill legislative office, or a non-profit organization, and gain firsthand knowledge of the workings of American government
- Davies-Jackson Scholarship -- a unique opportunity for students with exceptional academic records, who are among the first in their families to graduate college, to participate in a course of study at St. John's College, University of Cambridge, UK
- East-West Center Education Program - scholarships to prepare people for a wide range of opportunities to help prepare the United States and the Asia Pacific Region for a new era of increased interdependence
- Florida Public Relations Association Scholarships - financial support to students enrolled in a Florida college or university who are seeking a degree in public relations
- Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Scholarship Resources - a compilation of resources for individuals identifying with GLBT and support of the issues
- General Board of Higher Education and Ministry - a churchwide educational service providing scholarships and loans to help supplement the financial needs of today's students
- Institute for Humane Studies Film and Fiction Scholarship - for students pursuing a Master of Fine Arts degree and who share an appreciation for the potential and promise of a free society
- Institute of International Education Fellowship and Scholarship Management - a source for information on innovative programs providing talent from around the world with access to leading institutions of higher education and the international experience that is critical to success in the 21st century workplace
- Louisville Seminary Merit Scholarships - for students planning on attending the Louisville Seminary
- Marshall Scholarships - finances young Americans of high ability studying for a degree in the UK in a system of higher education recognized for its excellence
- National Association of Black Accountants Detroit Chapter - funding to encourage more minorities to pursue undergraduate and advanced degree studies in accounting and finance
- The National Institutes of Health - for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds that are committed to pursuing careers in health research or basic biomedical science research.
- Navy Health Professions Scholarship Program -- full tuition for four years awarded to students enrolled in schools of medicine or osteopathy in an AMA or AOA accredited school
- Scholarships for study in New York State - information on scholarships available for study in varied fields for people working in New York State
- United Methodist Higher Education Fund - foundation providing scholarship aid for students attending United Methodist-related institution
Don’t forget to prepare for one of the most vital pieces of your application – whether for an internship, graduate school, or job. This is your chance to show your professionalism, interest in the position, and answer questions that may arise from your other application materials. Preparation for an interview is vital!
The Career and Internship Center is available to assist you in preparing for an interview. Mock interviews allow you to think on your feet as you face questions, see your body language, and consider annoying habits before you face the interview. Contact us for an appointment.