Internship Plus Program

Are you working an unpaid internship, or are you considering an unpaid internship in Spring Quarter? If so, apply to receive financial support through the Internship Plu$ program!

In order to be considered for this award, the following requirements must be met:

  1. Must be a current degree-seeking undergraduate student with at least a 2.5/4.0 GPA
  2. Will be in an unpaid internship at least the entire Spring Quarter starting March 30th and ending June 14th.
  3. If considered for the scholarship, must provide a letter from their internship employer confirming the internship offer
  4. Demonstrate financial need and would have a significant impact if awarded this scholarship

A large part of our assessment will focus on the quality and relevance of your internship, how this internship will impact your professional and career development, and what you hope to learn in you internship in relation to your major or field of interest, career exploration, and/or skill development.

The application deadline is March 1st, 2019.

All questions must be answered thoughtfully in short-essay format. If your application is considered, we will follow-up via phone screening during the review period Monday, March 4th – Friday, March 8th, between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM (CST).

Please note that applicants with fully confirmed internships will be prioritized over those with internships still being developed. Applications for internships still in the development stage will still be considered.

Need help finding an internship? Visit! In Handshake, you can view internship postings available to DePaul students and/or make an appointment with a Career Advisor to discuss your internship search strategy.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Erika Mercado
Career Curriculum Manager
DePaul University Career Center

Supplemental Questions
  1. What do you plan to learn from this experience and how will it help you achieve your goals? Describe your future professional, academic and/or personal interests and goals; explain how this opportunity will help explore those interests and achieve those goals.
  2. Please describe how this award will help/benefit you?
  3. Which of the following describes your internship status:
  4. Applicants being considered will be interviewed via phone between Monday, March 4th – Friday, March 8th, between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM (CST). What is the best phone number to reach you by?