Application Requirements

To apply for the program, students must:

  • Be admitted to UAA, UAF or UAS at the time of their internship.
  • Be registered, at the time of the internship, in any undergraduate or graduate degree program in the US or abroad.
  • Not, at the time of the internship, hold a paid position with the Alaska Legislature.

Application Materials

In order to apply, students should provide the following materials to their campus internship coordinator:

  • A one to two page cover letter describing the reasons for interest in the internship program, how the internship program fits into the applicant’s degree program and career goals, qualifications as a potential intern, and any other factors the applicant would like the admissions committee to consider when considering their application for admission and the award of stipends.
  • A resumé or CV
  • A complete set of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
  • Two sealed letters of recommendation from professors, instructors, or others in a supervisory position describing the candidates’ qualifications for the internship program.  Letters may be e-mailed directly to the campus coordinators.
  • A five to fifteen page writing sample (students need not compose something for the application—we suggest using a paper or composition written for a class).
  • Internship FERPA Release
  • UAS Photo Release

Application Submission

Please communicate with your campus internship coordinator regarding the way in which they prefer application materials to be submitted. Be aware that you are responsible for confirming receipt of your application materials. Application materials are due by 11:59PM, November 10, Alaska time. The 2021 deadline has been extended from November 1st to November 10th.

Please contact your campus coordinator if you have further questions.