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Information for State Agencies

Thank you for your interest in hosting a 2017 Governor’s Summer Internship Program fellow!

Now accepting position descriptions for the 2017 summer!  Please submit by April 7, 2017.

Click here to apply! 

Expectations of GSIP Mentors/Host Agencies …
  • Be part of Maryland State Government
  • Identify a senior-level staff member to serve as the fellow’s mentor
  • Provide a physical work-space for the fellow
  • Provide a full-time experience (4-5 days a week) between June 5 and August 11
  • Design a substantive project for the fellow to work on over the 10 weeks
  • Create and engage the fellow in unique and meaningful opportunities for learning and growth
  • Expose the fellow to experiences that provide a macro-view of your agency
  • Attend a mentor collaboration meeting in May (date TBD)
  • Attend our Opening (6/5) and Closing (tentatively 8/10) celebrations in support of the fellow

Students accepted into the program will be matched with an agency/position that aligns with their interests, strengths, and goals, and the needs of your office.

All matches will be finalized in mid April.  You will be notified if a match has or has not been made.

Please contact Hannah Schmitz, Program Coordinator with any questions: hannahs@umbc.edu or 410.455.2493.

We look forward to partnering with your organization!