International option for the Philanthropic Studies internship requirement.
Worldwide: Philanthropic Studies Internship
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- Program Dates
Varies depending on internship:
A minimum of 150 hours is required for the 3-credit P490 Internship Course. 10 hours per week during the 15 week semester, 20 hours per week during the summer for 8 weeks, or the approved equivalent.
For the 3-credit P590 Internship Course (graduate level), 10-20 hours per week during fall or spring semesters or 20-40 hours per week for 8-10 weeks or as approved.
- Academic Program
3 credit hours in PHST-P 490 (undergraduate students) or PHST-P 590 (graduate students): Internship in Philanthropic Studies
Assignments are individualized through a Learning Plan developed together with student, faculty supervisor, and in-country internship site supervisor.
This course fulfills the core internship requirement for both undergraduate and graduate students in Philanthropic Studies.
This program is restricted to students of Philanthropic Studies.
- Additional Information
- HousingStudent housing is arranged prior to departure from the US by the student in collaboration with their Faculty Advisor and in-country Internship Site Supervisor. This may be university dorm accommodations, living in the home of a local family, or joining other students in an apartment.
- Program Eligibility
You may apply if you:
- are an undergraduate student at any Indiana University campus who is making normal academic progress
- Have received an A or B grade in PHST-P 301 Historical Contexts and Contemporary Approaches to Philanthropy
- Be in their junior or senior year in the BA Philanthropic Studies Program
- have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA
Students must be able to demonstrate flexibility, resilience, and self-reliance.
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are ineligible.
- Costs and Financial Aid
- Airfare: varies by location
- International Insurance: $30 per month
- Study Abroad Admin. Fee: $82
- Passport: $140
- Vaccinations: Students will receive necessary vaccinations and costs are determined on an individual basis.
- Housing and Meals: Housing is determined prior to departure and costs are agreed upon prior to departure. Meals are budgeted individually
Financial Aid and Scholarships:
- IU scholarships, grants and loans applicable to program costs with some exceptions. Please carefully check these exceptions before you commit to a program.
Please see our financial aid page for general information and links to additional scholarship opportunities.