Research, Fellowships & Experiences

In this section, we compile opportunities available in the Government Department, around the Dartmouth Campus, and from other creditable sources that may be useful for our Government students.This page is updated frequently as deadlines pass or new opportunities become available.
If you have any questions about a program, please reach out to the contact listed or, for general enquires, miya.l.wickramasinghe@dartmouth.edu.

The Paganucci Fellows Program

 The Paganucci Fellows Program is a unique opportunity for Dartmouth undergraduates to take part in a global experiential learning program offered at Tuck.

The program supports Tuck's efforts to study complex social issues and the ways businesses can create positive social and financial value: in effect, the "double bottom line." It is targeted at students with an interest in social entrepreneurship, an aptitude for working collaboratively as part of a consulting-like team, and an appetite for making a difference in the world.

We are currently planning for an 8-week program this year (June 13 - August 5) that will include international travel.

Application Information for 2022 Program

We will accept applications from Monday, March 28, through Wednesday, April 13, at midnight. Interviews will be conducted virtually in mid to late April, and offers will be made on a rolling basis.

To apply for the program, Dartmouth students must be in active status and in good academic and disciplinary standing. Applications should include the following items:

  • Cover letter specifying why you are interested in the program
  • Résumé and list of relevant coursework with grades received
  • Name of a faculty member who can be contacted as a reference
  • Essay on a topic related to economic development or social entrepreneurship (500-1,000 words; optional, but highly recommended)

When applying, please send all materials in one email with PDF or Word attachments, with your name on all documents and in the title of the attached files.

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DPCS Boston, San Francisco, and Philadelphia Cohort Internships

Center for Social Impact

Apply for the Center for Social Impacts 8-10 week, full-time summer internships in the social sector and be a part of our social impact cohort programs in Boston, San Francisco, or Philadelphia. Email service.internships@dartmouth.edu to schedule an advising appointment. More info here.

Deadline: April 4th, 2022

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Fellowship & Internship Opportunities

The Leslie Center for the Humanities

Fellowships

Opportunities for student funding through the Leslie Center for the Humanities include:

  • Student Research Fellowships, which offer up to $1,000 for faculty-supervised research or creative projects in the humanities
  • Student Professional Development Fellowships, which provide up to $500 for participation in unpaid internships or attendance at scholarly meetings.

Applications for both Research and Development Fellowships consist of,

  1. A detailed description of the project or activity for which the funding is being requested (1-2 pages),
  2. A budget of anticipated expenses, and
  3. A letter of support from a member of the faculty.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but students should apply at least two months in advance of their need for funds so as to allow for timely planning and purchase of travel. When a fellowship that has been awarded is complete, students are required to submit a brief report of a paragraph to a page in length to describe the fellowship's outcomes.

Internships

The Leslie Center also offers three students per year the chance to intern at one of the Thomson Reuters Foundation's many world office (e.g., New York, London).

Two internship tracks are available: print journalism and digital journalism.

The internship lasts ten weeks and its cost -- travel, room and board -- is fully subsidized by the Leslie Center and other Dartmouth sponsors. A call for applications is advertised in Fall term.

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Undergraduate Research Fellowship in the Study of Race/Racism

Vow to Act Research Fellowship

In line with the "Vow to Act" research fellowship initiative, faculty members are actively working on the studies of race and racism. (Please check their websites.) If you are interested in research on any related topic, please contact a faculty member with a short statement describing your interest. You may take the form of a for-credit Independent Study or a paid Research Assistantship. Applications for this fellowship are currently closed. For general inquiries, please contact Roberta.C.Seaver@dartmouth.edu.

Click HERE for more information about the Vow to Act's goals!

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