Summer Internship Program

2017 Robert M. Weekly Summer Internship Program

Application deadline: March 31, 2017

The Lowe Institute of Political Economy is pleased to announce summer internships for CMC students. CMC students interested in domestic internships with public policy think-tanks and private sector firms may apply for Lowe Institute support. The highly-selective Lowe Internship Program is open to CMC rising juniors and seniors with preference given to economics majors. Internships can originate with the sponsoring agency, be designed by the student with agency approval, or be coordinated by CMC faculty or alumni. Awards of up to $10,000 are available to assist with travel and living expenses associated with the 8-10 week internship. Awards are based on the academic record of the applicant, relevant extracurricular activities, recommendation, and merit of the internship proposal. A 5-10 page paper summarizing your internship will be due the first week of school.

Qualified applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • An outstanding record of achievement in and out of the classroom
  • Demonstrated academic research and analysis skills
  • Outstanding team spirit with excellent communication and writing skills
  • Passionate, eager to learn new things and to solve difficult problems
  • Proficient in STATA, Excel, and other MS Office products
  • The ability to work 40+ hours per week for 8-10 weeks

Lowe Summer Internship Application (pdf)