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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 of $3,000 for their participation in the program.

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 May 28-August 9, 2019 (Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm)
2019 GSIP Important Dates:
  • December 21- Applications Live
  • February 1- Application Priority Deadline
  • March 1- Priority Applicants will be notified of their status
  • March 15- Application Deadline
  • April 15- All Applicants Notified
  • May 28-May 31- Orientation
  • June 3- Internship Kickoff
  • August 9- Program Ends

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