2016 Kravis Prize Internships

The following are resources for students interested in applying to a Kravis Prize Internship for Summer 2016. Internships are available for CMC students who are currently in their freshman through junior year. See below for deadlines, job descriptions, and information on how to apply.

 

How to Apply

To apply for a Kravis Prize Internship you will need to collect the following items. See below for the links to apply using the online Application Form.

 

  • Online Application Form
  • Resume or CV
  • One Recommendation– Online Recommendation Form can be accessed using this link.
  • A Detailed Budget– With an explanation of how it was developed.
  • CMC Transcript – A copy from CMC portal is acceptable.
  • Personal Statement– Please answer the following questions as a part of your personal statement.
      • Why do you want to do an internship with this organization?
      • Why your qualifications make you the best candidate for this internship? What value can you add to the organization as an intern?
      • What are your expectations from this internship?
      • How will this internship further your development and relate to your major career goals?

    The supplemental information (in addition to the online application form) listed above should be submitted electronically to Dr. Tan at stan@cmc.edu.

International Locations

Summer 2016

Domestic Locations

Summer 2016

 

Kravis Prize in

Nonprofit

Leadership

Internships


The Kravis Prize Internship program began in 2010. Every summer we offer 7-10 internships to CMC students who are interested in working in these high impact nonprofits around the world.

By the Numbers

25 Internships

funded through Claremont McKenna College


8 locations abroad

International locations where students have interned


3 US locations

Domestic locations where students have interned

Internship Locations

Students have interned in the following locations:

  • Landesa: Seattle & Beijing, China
  • BRAC: Dhaka, Bangladesh & NYC
  • FAWE: Zanzibar & Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Pratham: Mumbai, New Delhi & NYC
  • Fundación Escuela Nueva: Bogota, Colombia
  • INJAZ Al-Arab: Amman, Jordan
  • Right To Play: Rwanda & Benin & Toronto
  • Helen Keller International: NYC

Deadlines for Summer 2016 Internships

International Internships Deadline: February 3, 2016

Apply for International Internships here.

 

Domestic Internships Deadline: March 3, 2016

Appy for Domestic Internships here.

Deadlines • International Internships

February 3: International Application Deadline
February 10: CMC submits top candidates to Kravis Prize organization
February 10 – 23: Kravis Prize organization conducts phone interviews
February 24: Final Selection made by organization
February 25: Kravis Prize organization notifies applicants
March 3: Students make final decision
June 1: Approximate start date of Kravis Prize Internships (Semester ends May 13, so students may start internships earlier; internships must be a minimum of 2 months for CMC requirements)

Deadlines • Domestic Internships

March 3: Domestic Application Deadline
March 10: CMC submits the top candidates to Kravis Prize organization
March 10 – 24: Kravis Prize organization conducts phone interviews
March 14-18: CMC Spring Break
March 24: Final Selection made by organization
March 25: Kravis Prize organization notifies applicants
April 1: Students make final decision
June 1: Approximate start date of Kravis Prize Internships (Semester ends May 13, so students may start internships earlier; internships must be a minimum of 2 months for CMC requirements)

Job Descriptions for Summer 2016 Internships

INJAZ Al-Arab (Amman, Jordan)

INJAZ al-Arab harvests the limitless potential of viable opportunities for young people in the Arab world. Learn more: Injaz.org

FAWE

FAWE is a pan-African Non-Governmental Organization working to empower girls and women through gender-responsive education.

 

Learn more: Fawe.org

Endeavor (Madrid, Spain)

Endeavor fosters economic advancement in growth markets by launching high-impact entrepreneurs.

Learn more: Endeavor.org

Escuela Nueva (Bogotá, Colombia)

Fundación Escuela Nueva implements the Escuela Nueva education model to improve the quality of basic education in low-income schools. Learn More: EscuelaNueva.org

Endeavor (New York, NY)

Endeavor fosters economic advancement in growth markets by launching high-impact entrepreneurs. Learn more: Endeavor.org

Helen Keller International (NYC)

Helen Keller International prevents blindness and reduces malnutrition through programs and research in vision, health, and nutrition.

 

Learn more: HKI.org

Landesa (Beijing, China)

Landesa secures legal land rights for the world’s poorest families.                                                                                                    .

Learn More: Landesa.org

Right To Play (Toronto)

Right To Play is a global organization that uses the transformative power of play (playing sports, playing games) to educate and empower children facing adversity. Learn More: RightToPlay.com