SoC Internship Award Program

FOR SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION STUDENTS ONLY

The Hammerschlag Internship Award is an initiative made possible by the generous donation of the Hammerschlag family and provides funding to students interning over summer quarter in any market.

The Molotsky Internship Award is an initiative made possible by the generous donation of Barbara Molotsky. It provides funding to students to help defray the living expenses associated with interning outside of the Chicagoland area.

The WCLV Internship Award is an initiative made possible by the generous donation of Robert Conrad. Funding goes to students interning over summer quarter in any market. While all students are welcome to apply, preference is given for students with internships in the radio industry.

The Bomback Internship Award was established in 2018 and is made possible through the generosity of Tema and Mark Bomback. It is open to all SoC majors who obtain a summer internship in New York or Los Angeles.

FAQs:

  • Nationwide/International internships: If you are interning outside of the Chicagoland area, you are eligible for the Hammerschlag, Molotksy, and WCLV awards.
  • New York or Los Angeles internships: You are eligible for the Bomback, Hammerschlag, Molotsky, and WCLV awards.
  • Chicagoland internships: If you are interning in the Chicagoland area, you are eligible for the Hammerschlag and WCLV awards.

Selection Criteria:

  • Willing to register their internship for .25 credits or less
  • Degree to which the internship will help the students in his or her future career
  • Financial need
  • Academic performance

For more information, please contact:

Funmilayo Ojikutu
Assistant Director, EPICS | School of Communication
Email: funmilayo.ojikutu@northwestern.edu

Award
$3,000.00
Scopes
Career
Deadline
04/15/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Information Release:
    • 1. I understand that the School of Communication will perform a student conduct check with the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (for undergraduates) regarding my disciplinary record at Northwestern and that this information will be used in determining my eligibility for an internship award. I also understand that my financial aid package will be obtained from the Office of Financial Aid.
    • 2. Please list full name and ID number to confirm understanding:
  2. Internship Information:
    • 1. What will your role and responsibilities be during your internship this summer? Tell us more about the organization and how you hope to apply your past professional and classroom experiences (300-500 words):
    • 2. How will it contribute to your academic and career goals (up to 300 words)?
    • 3. Is the internship confirmed?
    • 4. If your internship is not confirmed, where are you in the process and what are your next steps to ensure you obtain an internship?

      Write N/A if you have confirmed an internship
    • 5. Where is your internship located?

      Write N/A if you are still searching for an internship
    • 6. Tell us your work schedule (ie: 8 hours a day, 5 days a week for 10 weeks)?

      Write N/A if you have yet to secure an internship.
    • 7. What career strategies and/or platforms did you use to obtain this internship? (up to 200 words)
  3. Other Information:
    • 1. Any additional information you would like to provide to the committee to help us have a better understanding of you as an applicant (up to 200 words and write N/A if you don't want to add any more information)
  4. Please upload a copy of your resume.