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The Magner Career Center offers stipend awards up to $5,000 for the fall, spring and summer semesters.

How are stipends awarded?

The stipends are competitive. Last year approximately 30% of those that applied received an award. Each stipend may have specific requirements as to who is eligible. Winners are selected from each school. Review the application for the specific criteria. Students must meet the minimum to even qualify.  Winners are determined by their letter of recommendation, their resume and their responses to several essays.

How do students apply?

Please note that all applications are looked at after the deadline. We do not review them as they come in.

  • Complete the online application form and send all required materials via email as directed in the application by the deadline (see application for specific deadlines):
  • Students apply before having secured the internship. The next application period will be in the October for students interning spring 2015. Deadline for Summer/Fall internship stipends is in March.

What happens if I win?

Winners will receive half of their payment about a 4-6 weeks after the complete the required paperwork and write a thank you letter to your donor. Winners should review the guidelines and samples to assist them in writing a quality letter. In some cases students receive the 2nd half of their award towards end of the internship/semester at a luncheon honoring the winners and the donors.

Who are the previous winners?

This past spring/summer there were 76 winners out of more than 200 applications coming from all majors and career interests (winners are chosen from each school).  Learn a bit more about the program from a recipient. Check out our video, featuring recipients and donors.  You can also read some recent articles Travel Required and Cosmopolitan Credentials that featured our stipend winners. 

Who do I contact if I have questions or need more information?

Natalia Guarin-Klein, Associate Director for Internships and Alumni Programs
1303 James Hall, Brooklyn College
Phone: (718) 951-5696  E-mail: nataliag@brooklyn.cuny.edu

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