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The Governor’s Summer Internship Program (GSIP) introduces Maryland’s best and brightest college students to the challenges and rewards of working within state government.  Fellows are paid a stipend for their participation in the program.

  • Full-time Fellows: Monday-Thursday internships (32 hours), Friday weekly seminars. $3,500 stipend
  • Part-time Internships: Monday-Thursday internships (16 hours), Friday weekly seminars. $2,000 stipend


The Fellowship Has 4 Components:


Fellows are placed at a government agency full-time under the mentorship of a senior-level professional


Fellows attend an orientation and seminars to strengthen their understanding of the functions of state government and policy making


Fellows attend meetings, events, field trips, and networking opportunities to connect with Maryland’s leaders


Fellows work together in groups to put their knowledge and skills into practice, researching and preparing a policy analysis and recommendation to present to the Governor

Eligibility criteria for fellows
  • Rising Junior or Senior in the summer of participation
  • Attending a Maryland institution OR a current Maryland resident attending an out-of-state institution
  • GPA 2.7 or above
  • Available June 1, 2021 – August 13, 2021
2021 Important Dates:
  • December 1 Applications Live
  • March 1- Application Deadline
  • June 1 – Program Begins
  • August 13 – Closing Celebration

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