Funding Your Internship

Through the generous support of Notre Dame Alumni, The Career Center offers the Internship Funding Program to support Notre Dame students during their summer internships. This funding program is intended to alleviate the costs incurred by a student as a result of participating in an internship crucial to their career success.

Quick Facts about Eligibility:

  • Student must have an internship offer in order to apply.

  • The internship must be related to applicant’s post-graduate plans.

  • Both paid and unpaid internships are supported through this fund, although the awards have different maximum amounts.

  • Funding is intended to alleviate the living costs associated with accepting an internship. Funds are not to supplement a salary.

  • Employment must be on a full-time basis (30-40 hours per week) for 8 weeks in the United States or 7 weeks abroad. Internships shorter than 8 weeks, but longer than 3 weeks, may qualify for funding. Please set up an appointment with a member of the funding staff to confirm eligibility.

 All applicants must make an appointment with The Career Center (574-631-5200) to review the application process and confirm their eligibility prior to applying. Students abroad can email Mary Ladewski ( to set up a virtual appointment.

Funding Application Deadline:  April 13, 2016

More information and how to applying for Internship Funding

Internship Funding Program FAQs

Other Funding Sources on Campus

Check out The Career Center’s “Finding & Funding” workshops for invaluable internship search tools and additional information about the funding programs!

If you are an alumnus or friend of Notre Dame interested in supporting students through the Internship Funding Program please contact Mary Ladewski at: or 574-631-5200. We are happy to speak with you further about our funding initiatives and how we can begin a fund in your name at any starting amount.