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Richmond Residency Internship Funding

Through the Center for Career and Community Engagement, Earlham is able to offer Richmond Residency internship funding, which gives students the opportunity to work with non-profit organizations in the Richmond and Whitewater Valley area.

Internships that qualify for Richmond Residency funding include a range of professional opportunities in structured environments, allowing students to apply their knowledge gained in the classroom to real-world projects. Once selected, Richmond Residency interns participate in all aspects of the Earlham Internship Program, including orientation, reflection assignments during the internship, and a poster presentation of learning the following Fall semester.

The Richmond Residency program is donor-funded and a great option for students seeking their first internship experience.


Before you apply for funding, you must find and secure a Richmond Residency internship.

Suggested steps:

  1. Using Handshakesearch and apply for internships labeled "Richmond Residency." (You can filter by labels in Handshake on the left-hand side of the job posting page, or do a keyword search.)
  2. Secure an internship with Richmond Residency internship site. You will be applying directly to the organization(s) and should communicate with them regarding your application status. If you need help with this process, feel free to reach out to a Career Coach.
  3. Apply for funding. You can access the application for funding in the "experiences" section of Handshake.
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