2017 Summer Funded Internships
Award Recipients | Award Descriptions
Summer funded interships were awarded to a number of students with a variety of different interests - 113 total awards were granted. Congratulations to this year's award winners:
- Miary Rasoanaivo '18, Environmental Science, Earthos Award, Earthos Institute, Somerville, Mass.
- Nathan Van Meter '17, Environmental Science, Earthos Award, Earthos Institute, Somerville, Mass.
- Emily Rizzo '17, EMG Award, Documentary Film Production Company, Cape Town, South Africa
- Gabrielle Pagnozzi-Schwam '18, Business, EMG Award, SMT Pictures, New York, N.Y.
- Schuyler Alig '20, Studio Art, Gilbert Family Endowed Internship Fund Award, Serendipity Media Company, Vogue, Bangkok, Thailand
- Sophia Cucci '20, Dance, Gilbert Award, Sony Music: Masterworks Broadway, New York, N.Y.
Haley Entrepreneurial Artist Apprenticeship Award
- Patrick Griffin '17, Economics, Haley Entrepreneurial Artist Apprenticeship Award, Saratoga Clay Arts Center, Schuylerville, N.Y.
- Kelly Cantwell '18, Physics, Hewitt Award, NASA's Jet Propulsion Labroatory (JPL) Internship
- Akaylia Morgan '18, Physics, Hewitt Award , NASA's Jet Propulsion Labroatory (JPL) Internship
- Dante Tobar '18, Physics, Hewitt Award, NASA's Jet Propulsion Labroatory (JPL) Internship
Megan McAdams-Roldan '08 International Community Service Award
- Eleuterio Martinez-Ramirez '18, Math/Physics, Megan McAdams-Roldan '08 International Community Service Award, Centro De Integracion Social #28
- Minja Ranisavljevic '19, Political Science/French, Megan McAdams-Roldan '08 International Community Service Award, International Volunteer HQ, Ghana/Association of Sport and Persons with Disabilities of Municipality Zvezdara (Belgrade, Serbia)
Parents Council Award
- Jamerly De La Cruz '18, Anthropology, Parents Council Award, Glitter Magazine, New York, N.Y.
Parents Fund '19
- Alyssa Morales '18, Political Science, Parents Fund '19, Atlas: DIY, Brooklyn, N.Y.
- Joseph Pagliarulo '19, Neuroscience, Parents Fund '19, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, Mass.
- Kalika Likhi '18, Economics, Parents Fund '19, Ernst & Young, India
- Cody Rorick '20, Business/Economics, Parents Fund '19, Hines Financial Group, Braintree, Mass.
- Effrosyni Chantzi '17, Classics/International Affairs, Parents Fund '19, Institute on Economics and International Affairs (IEIA) and the Legal Studies Institute (LSI)
- Claudia Lamberty '18, History, Parents Fund '19, International Rescue Committee, New York, N.Y.
- Yinyun (Evian) Pan '17, Anthropology, Parents Fund '19, Museum of Chinese in America, New York, N.Y.
- Margot Friedman '18, Chemistry, Parents Fund '19, NARAL Pro-Choice, Massachusetts, Boston, Mass.
- Zhengyuan Lin '19, Business/International Affairs, Parents Fund '19, Research Assistant, Professor Tim Harper, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
- Julia Gillis '19, Spanish, Parents Fund '19, Tahirih Justice Center, Falls Church, Va.
- Yasmin Kudsi '18, Business, Parents Fund '19, Taronga Conservation Society, Sydney, Australia
- Rebecca Schilsky '20, Theater/Biology, Parents Fund '19, New Ohio Theatre, New York, N.Y.
- Erin Mah '19, Political Science, Parents Fund '19, Theodor Levin Courthouse, Detroit, Mich.
- Linnea Harris '19, English/ES, Parents Fund '19, WHYY, Philadelphia, Penn.
- Sydney Randall '17, Environmental Studies, QLF Award, Biodiversity Conservation & Leadership, New Foundland/Labrador
- Beatriz Benares '20, Psychology/Business, RCIA, Community Programs Intern, International Center of Photography
- Raina Doughty '18, Education/Psychology, RCIA, Education and Youth Intern at the Office of the Bronx Borough President, New York, N.Y.
- Isaac Selchaif '18, History, RCIA, High School Intern, Harlem RBI & DREAM Charter School, New York, N.Y.
- Noa Maltzman '18, Psychology, RCIA, Intern for College Preparedness, Washington, DC, Public Schools, Washington, D.C.
- Emil Gilkes '18, Political Science, RCIA, Leading Cities, Boston, Mass.
- Kevin Wang '17, English, RCIA, Mentor Teacher, Summerbridge Hong Kong
- Jackson Price '19, Political Science, RCIA, Peace Corps Intern
- Keenan Bartlett '18, Biology, RCIA, Personal Care Assistant/Counselor at Camp Jabberwocky
- Ella Amaral Lavoie '18, Psychology, RCIA, Research Assistant at Commonwealth Research Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital
- Kathryn Bjorklund '20, Environmental Science, RCIA, Saha Global Field, Representative, Ghana
- Maddi Callan '19, Anthropology/Education Studies, RCIA, Saratoga West Side Heritage, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
- Jason Sutherland '18, Political Science, RCIA, Victims of Communism Memorial Fund
Skidmore Summer Funded Intership Awards Program (SSFIAP)
- Trevor Cloen '18, SSFIAP Award, Atlantic Council South Asia, Washington, D.C.
- Kasia Dillon '19, Neuroscience, SSFIAP Award, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
- Ethan Simon '19, Psychology/Business, SSFIAP Award, Cambridge Health Alliance, Center for Mindfulness & Compassion, Somerville, Mass.
- Anna Tsaligopoulou '19, Psychology/Sociology, SSFIAP Award, Child Psychiatric Epidemiology Group, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
- Sophia Fox '20, Undeclared, SSFIAP Award, Communications Intern, Japan Convention Services (JCS), Tokyo, Japan
- Allison Trunkey '18, English, SSFIAP Award, Editorial Intern, Sampsonia Way Magazine, Pittsburgh, Penn.
- Miranda Rosero '19, Education, SSFIAP, Just Us, Inc., New York, N.Y.
- Patrick Cowan '18, Psychology/Business, SSFIAP Award, Maine Health, Portland, Maine
- Joshua Kalloo '17, Biochemistry, SSFIAP Award, Mary's Haven, Home for the Dying, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
- Gabriella Ponzini '18, Psychology, SSFIAP Award, McLean Hospital, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Institute, Belmont, Mass.
- Olivia Irby '18, Sociology/Spanish, SSFIAP Award, NYC Mayor's Office, Center of Domestic Violence, Brooklyn, N.Y.
- Miracle Freckleton '20, Sociology, SSFIAP Award, Office of Intercultural Affairs, Marshall University, Huntington, W. Virginia. (August)/Dance Studio, N.C. (July)
- Nathanael Rehmeyer '18, Chemistry, SSFIAP Award, Project Healthcare, Bellevue Hospital, New York, N.Y.
- Hannah Zinker '18, English, SSFIAP Award, Representative Perry Warren, Pennsylvania State General Assembly, Yardley, Penn.
- Chelsea Nuesi '17, Self-Determined Major – Communications Design, SSFIAP Award, Saratoga County EOC, Ballston Spa, N.Y.
- Ashley Polanco '18, Sociology, SSFIAP Award, Dominican Studies Institute, New York, N.Y .
- Angelea McPartlin '18, Biology/Environmental Studies, SSFIAP Award, Trailside Zoo and Museum, Bear Mountain State Park, Tomkins Cove, N.Y.
- Langa Bakhuluma-Ncube '18, Self-Determined Major, Public Health, SSFIAP Award, Uganda Village Project, Uganda
- Jingling Zhang '17, Business/Psychology, SSFIAP Award, United Preservation Hall, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
- Max Hammel '19, Economics, SSFIAP Award, WYEP 91.3 FM, Pittsburgh, Penn.
- Brianne Cook '18, Neuroscience, SSFIAP Award, Infectious Diseases Associates, Southampton, Penn.
- Yedili Genao '18, Psychology/Spanish, Thorne Award, Cognitive & Interpersonal Therapy Trainee & Research Assistant, Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
- Genesis Moran Guerrero '18, Economics/International Affairs, Thorne Award, Corporacion Nacional de Electricidad Internship, Guayaquil, Ecuador
- Joseph Sayeed '18, Music, Thorne Award, In the Tradition: Blues, Identity, and Freedom (ethnomusicology), South Africa
- Fatouma Sissoko '18, International Affairs, Thorne Award, Internship, Monitoring & Evaluation Team, Americares
- Paul Yoon '18, Exercise Science, Thorne Award, Strength and Conditioning Internship, Athletic Evolution, Woburn, Mass.
- Amanda Peckler '20, Undeclared, Thorne Award, Summer Documentary Program, Media Institute for Social Change, Portland, Ore.
Environmental Studies Award
- Malcolm Kaletsch '19, Environmental Studies Award, City Growers, Brooklyn, N.Y.
- Urvi Kalra '17, Environmental Studies Award, Grameen Foundation, India
- Brian Robarge '18, Political Science, Levine Award, Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona
Entrepreneurial Artist Award
- Caroline Herman '17, Art, Entrepreneurial Artist Award, Studio Assistant, Knit Wit Magazine, Los Angeles, Calif.
- EARLY DEADLINE (Deadline to Apply: Friday, February 10, at 12 noon)
Hewitt Physics Internship Fund Edwin Hewitt, husband of Betty Hartz Hewitt '57, will provide a stipend to up to 3 students who secure an internship with the Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL), of the California Institute of Technology, the leading US center for robotic exploration of the solar system in Los Angelas, CA. Internship funding must be secured prior to applying. Please apply no later than Friday, February 10, by 12 noon, to be considered for this award. Students will find out their status no later than Wednesday, February 15, at which time the winners will need to apply for the internship directly.
- ALL OTHER AWARDS (Deadline to Apply: Friday, March 24, at 12 noon)
Skidmore Summer Funded Internship Awards - General Fund The SSFIA's are the general awards open to all full-time students regardless of career interests, major, or class year. Students with demonstrated high financial need will be given preference for these awards. Donations to this fund are made by Skidmore alumni, parents, and friends of the College.
Elizabeth Marie Glotzbach Film Industry Award
This award in memory of Elizabeth Marie Glotzbach will be offered on a competitive basis to provide financial support for students interested in pursuing a career in the film industry. All majors may apply. Internship must be secured prior to applying for this internship award. Faculty recommendation letters are required and should be sent to email@example.com with FACULTY RECOMMENDATION LETTER – Student Name in the subject line. Deadline extended: March 31, 12 Noon.
The Gilbert Family Endowed Arts Administration Internship FundMegan McAdams-Roldan '08 International Community Service The Megan McAdams-Roldan ‘08 International Community Service award has been established through the generosity of the McAdam's-Roldan '08 family to promote the value of participating in a summer community service project abroad. Internships must be secured when applying for this award. Preference for this award will be given to students with demonstrated financial need. Faculty recommendation letters are required and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org, with FACULTY RECOMMENDATION LETTER – Student Name in the subject line. The Parents Council/Class of 2019 Parents Fund Internship Awards Skidmore's Parents Council and the Class of 2019 Parents Fund Internship Awards are designed to assist students in gaining the relevant experience required when applying for jobs in this competitive job market. This fund is made possible through the Parents Council and a group of parents from the Class of 2019. A number of awards will be offered.
Gilbert Family Endowed Arts Administration Internship Fund will provide a stipend to two students interested in pursuing a summer internship in the field of Arts Administration. Preference for this award will be given to financial need students.
The Haley Entrepreneurial Artist Apprenticeship Award
The Haley Entrepreneurial Artist Apprenticeship Award will support a student in a summer-intensive experience with a working artist, gallery, or other entrepreneurial learning opportunity designed to connect one's passion for art making with practical, basic business experience in order to provide the skills needed to live as a working artist.
Each storyteller will be provided an opportunity to do a summer live-in residence program for 4 – 6 weeks. The tools of the trade would be specific to the student's mode of storytelling. In other words, students may choose to tell the not-for-profit's story through writing, painting, sculpting, photography, film or even writing a symphony or popular song; in other words, any chosen medium which captures the story of the NFP's activities and goals. Extended Deadline: April 28, 12 Noon
The Quebec Labrador Foundation Award
QLF is open to juniors or seniors (20 years old or older) majoring in environmental studies or related field. Interest in working outdoors and in rural areas. Wildlife and conservation focus helpful. Willingness to work as part of a team and to relate to local community residents, especially young people. Willingness to mentor others, local and high school students on the team. Deadline to Apply: April 2.
The Earthos Institute Earthos is seeking interns with a strong interest in sustainability issues who possess excellent writing, communications and critical thinking skills. Successful applicants will also be able to grapple with complex concepts and systems thinking. Applicants should be organized, self-directed, and able to conduct basic research. Students from all majors are encouraged to apply. Deadline to Apply: April 2.
Additional Skidmore awards are also listed below and students must contact the appropriate department in order to apply.
Documentary Studies Summer Experience Award Competition
The Documentary Studies Summer Experience Awards are offered on a competitive basis to support Skidmore students who wish to undertake advanced independent, community-based or collective projects, or summer internships in organizations or companies working in Documentary Studies. On an exceptional basis, the Award may be offered for advanced classes not offered at Skidmore College, based on strong justification. Deadline to Apply: April 3.
The Thorne Family Award
The Thorne Family Awards invite first-generation college students to explore new techniques, technologies, of modes of inquiry or expression to apply their academic-year learning to real-world challenges. Please contact Kim Marsella in the Office of Academic Advising for more information.
The Furthering Awareness Community and Technology (FACT) Internship
The FACT award offers Skidmore students an opportunity to explore the field of disability services or disability studies. Deadline has been extended to April 21.
Gaier Family Paid Internship
The Gaier Family paid internship offers self-identified Skidmore students with a disability an opportunity to explore an academic field of study or professional development experience of their choice. The opportunity allows students to advance an individualized plan based on academic interests and career goals. In order to be considered students must submit a proposal for participating in an established unpaid internship or develop an experience of their own. Deadline to Apply: April 21
The Levine Internship Award
The Levine Internship Award is offered on a competitive basis to support Skidmore students who wish to undertake government internships in fields related to the practice of American government, politics and/or law.
SEE-Beyond Awards invite students to explore new techniques, technologies, or modes of inquiry or expression; to apply their academic-year learning to real-world challenges; and to clarify the interrelationship between their educational and post-baccalaureate goals.
SGA's Responsible Citizenship Award
SGA's Responsible Citizenship Award (RCIA) was created by Skidmore's Student Government Association to provide students financial support for undertaking unpaid summer internships that will expand their sense of community involvement, service, awareness, and civic engagement.
Environmental Studies Funded Internship Awards
The Environmental Studies Summer Internship Awards are offered on a competitive basis to support Skidmore students who wish to undertake summer internships in fields related to Environmental Studies.