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Douglass-O'Connell Global Internship

Application Deadline:Feburary 1, 2024

Open to: Be a current undergraduate freshman, sophomore, or junior from an accredited institution

Award Type: Academic/ Professional
Area(s) of study: All fields, with an interest in human rights and social justice
Award criteria: leadership; academic achievement; diversity
Award provides: Funds 8-week immersive summer program in Dublin, Ireland.
Open to international students: No
Institutional Support or Endorsement Required: No

Please Note: Pell-eligible preferred (not required)

Applicants must have:

  • a demonstrated record of commitment to minority rights and social justice
  • evidence of significant leadership potential
  • an outstanding academic record
  • personal traits including flexibility, maturity, self-reliance, entrepreneurship, and social maturity 
Douglass-O’Connell Global Interns will be selected based on their demonstrated interest in gaining real-world work experience in Ireland; their desire to emulate the business acumen and social justice reform of Frederick Douglass and Daniel O’Connell; their values in equality, entrepreneurship, and advocacy; and their commitment to pursuing a better, more inclusive world. 
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts


If you are interested in learning more about the application process and recommended timeline, visit our main Canvas course.

If you are not currently enrolled in our Canvas course, you may self enroll.
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