Study Subject: Any
Employer: Freeman Foundation
Level: Undergraduate Internship
The Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program (FINIP), funded by the Freeman Foundation, aims to develop student leaders and strengthen the nonprofit sector in Indonesia. IIE will select and pair 10 Indonesian students pursuing U.S. degrees with 10 U.S. undergraduates and arrange internships for them to work together in an Indonesian nonprofit organization.
As part of the 9-week experience, from June 15 to August 13, 2011, the Freeman Interns will participate in a three-day orientation and a final capstone seminar in Jakarta, organized by IIE’s partner organization, the Indonesian International Education Foundation (IIEF). Internships and coursework will be arranged by IIEF in three cities: Bandung, Malang, and Yogyakarta.
All program-related costs will be covered.
Upon returning to the U.S., students will be expected to share their experiences with peers on their home campuses and to explore ways to incorporate what they learned over the summer into their academic and professional careers.
Eligibility. Students must:
1. be a U.S. citizen or Indonesian citizen
2. be currently enrolled as a full-time sophomore or junior pursuing their first bachelor’s degree at a U.S. college or university.
3. be in good academic standing in their undergraduate university or college program.
4.for Indonesian students: a course related to NGO administration in Indonesia during the program period
5.for U.S. students: a credit-bearing Indonesian language and culture course in Indonesia during the program period
Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1, 2011
Further Scholarship Information and Application