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GSIP

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 $3,500 for their participation in the program.

The Fellowship Has 4 Components:

[Experience]

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

[Exploration]

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

[Exposure]

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

[Practice]

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 26-August 7 2020 (Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm)
2020 GSIP Important Dates:
  • November 15- Applications Live
  • January 15- Application Priority Deadline
  • March 1- Application Deadline
  • May 26-May 29- Mandatory Orientation
  • June 1- Internship Kickoff Event
  • August 7- Closing CelebrationFor more information email publicservicescholars@umbc.edu