Hamilton College offers students the following options for obtaining funding for summer research or internships. Each program has its own application process.
Funding is available to cover cost-of-living expenses to support students who obtain unpaid or minimally paid summer internships.
The Diversity and Social Justice Project, with matching funds from the Kirkland Endowment, provides up to three grants to support students with demonstrated financial need who wish to engage in unpaid socially useful work for a single organization over a ten-week period in the summer.
Designed to provide students with opportunities for research, or other scholarly or creative collaboration, with a faculty member in any discipline outside the confines of the classroom.
Up to 4 students are sponsored for ten weeks of full-time work on a research or creative project of their own design.
The program is open to rising juniors and seniors who wish to spend the summer working in collaboration with a faculty member on an issue related to public affairs.
The Levitt Public Service Internship Fund is a new fund that was started with the generous support of Arthur Levitt, Jr., with the goal of supporting students interested in careers in public service.
Opportunities to conduct hands-on collaborative research in the sciences, computer science and mathematics.