University of Virginia Internship Programs (UIP)
2017-2018 Online UIP Intern Application

Thank you for your interest in applying to the University Internship Programs (UIP).

THE APPLICATION & INTERVIEW PERIOD:

FOR ALL UIP 2017 Summer Programs (including Dublin, Ireland), & Academic Year 2017-18 Program Options:
• Application Period: Current - 02/28/17
• Interview Period: 01/23/17 - 03/02/17

To guarantee an interview time, please submit your application as early as possible.

Information sessions, admission, and in-person interviewing events and deadlines for UIP’s summer and academic year programs will take place on Grounds during the Spring 2017 semester.

If you are going to be off Grounds during the Spring semester, please take the initiative to make arrangements to complete your application and conduct your preliminary in-person Interview before the Spring 2017 semester.

You will be able to schedule an interview when you submit your application.
Available times are released on a chronological, first-come, first-served basis.
There is a limited number of interviews that can be scheduled between now and March 2, 2017.

If you wait until the end of the application period you risk the possibility of being shut out because there may be more late applicants than interview slots available.

Please complete and submit your application and schedule an interview now.

Intern applications received after the initial deadline of 02/28/17 will be accepted and placed on a waiting list for processing, interviewing, and matching beginning 03/20/17. Intern and Internship matching will continue until the Add/Drop deadlines for the applicable semester.

Please read the instructions below before completing your online UIP application.

 

INFORMATION and INSTRUCTIONS

In order to be considered for admission to the University Internship Programs (UIP), you must first complete the application below; and, second, complete an interview with a UIP representative. You will have the opportunity to select an interview time when you submit your completed application.

Information sessions, admission, and in-person interviewing events and deadlines for UIP's summer and academic year programs will take place on Grounds during the Spring 2017 semester. Therefore, if you are going to be off Grounds during the Spring 2017 semester, please take the initiative to make arrangements to complete your application and conduct your preliminary in-person interview before the Spring 2017 semester. There are a limited number of interviewing times available. UIP will accommodate students on a first-come, first-served basis. Because many others will be attempting to do the same, please do not wait until the last minute, contact UIP as early as possible to make your arrangements (intern-uip@virginia.edu, 434-243-1751, 434-924-0697, 434-924-0695, 434-982-5552). Even if you are unable to participate in the in-person, on-Grounds, application interviews and related activities in the Spring 2017, you are encouraged to submit your online application before the application period deadline. You will be placed on a wait list for further consideration and interviews at the beginning of the Fall 2017 semester.

UIP application periods and application deadlines are as follows:

Current - February 28, 2017, 5 PM:
• Academic Year Internship Program in Charlottesville (Fall 2017 & Spring 2018 Semesters)
• Summer Internship Program in Charlottesville (8-week Summer Session 2017)
• Extended Summer Internship Program in Charlottesville (8-week Summer Session 2017 & Fall Semester 2017)
• To-Go Summer Internship Program in Dublin, Ireland (Special Summer Session 2017)
• To-Go Internship Program in Washington, DC/NOVa (8-week Summer Session 2017)
• To-Go Internship Program in other U.S. cities, including other Virginia localities (8-week Summer Session 2017)
• To-Go Internship Program in other cities abroad (8-week Summer Session 2017)

Type all information directly into your application. Please DO NOT copy/cut and paste information into the application from another document, or from elsewhere within the application form. Embedded coding in the copy/cut and paste process will cause problems with your ability to submit and print your application information. Also, please navigate within the application form by either moving your cursor from place to place, or using the tab key. Please DO NOT use your return key.

Please preview the application before you begin. If you preview the application and give some preliminary thought to the instructions below, completion of the application should take about 45 to 60 minutes.

You will be able to "Save Information and Complete Application Later." Please see button at the very end of the application. However, you will NOT be able to schedule an internship interview until you have completed and submitted your application. There are a limited number of interviews that can be scheduled during the alloted time period. Available times will be released on a first-come, first-served basis. If you wait to submit your application, you risk the possibility of being shut out because there may be more late submissions than interview slots available. Therefore, it is in your best interest to submit your application as soon as possible.

Selected sections of your application will be shared with prospective internship organizations and supervisors. Therefore, please respond to all questions thoughtfully and completely. Your application should be free of typographical, spelling, grammatical, punctuation, capitalization, and other writing errors.

In part XIV you will be asked about your expected internship outcomes and anticipated post-graduation plans. Your response will assist us in determining the appropriate internship match for you, and will serve as your writing sample for evaluation by UIP faculty, staff, and prospective internship site supervisors.

You will be asked to indicate specific internship topics / subject matter areas in which you are interested from a pull-down menu. You can preview the pull-down menu of internship areas in part XV of the application below.

You will be asked to express a preference for internships in which you are interested from the Online UIP Internship Listing. UIP internships and organizations can be previewed by clicking on the "Online UIP Internship Listing" link in part XVI of the application below.

You may serve in 2 internships during 2017-18 by combining the UIP Academic Year Internship Program option with any of the UIP Summer Session Internship Program options. If you are interested in participating in a summer and academic year internship, you need to complete only 1 application.

After you have submitted your application you will receive access to the interview scheduler and an acknowledgment message. PRINT this acknowledgement for your reference and use.

If you have questions, please email or call the UIP office at Intern-UIP@Virginia.edu, 434-243-1751, 434-924-0697, 434-924-0695, 434-982-5552.

 I. Personal / Demographic Information & Application Eligibility Status

Enter your name, email address, mobile phone number, and date of birth.
Prefix:
First Name:
Middle Name:
Last Name:
Preferred Name:
Suffix:
U.Va. Email Address:
Mobile Phone Number: - -
Date of Birth: (mm/dd/yyyy)
Last 4 Digits of Social Security Number:
U.Va. 9 Digit Student ID:
Gender: Male Female
Citizenship: U.S.A. only
U.S.A. and Other (Specify: )
Non-U.S.A. (Specify: )
Race and Ethnicity: Part A: Are you Hispanic/Latino? (choose only one)

No, not Hispanic/Latino
Yes, Hispanic/Latino (A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin regardless of race.)

 

Part B: Race (choose one or more that apply regardless of ethnicity status chosen above)

American Indian or Alaska Native
(A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America) and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.)
Asian
(A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.)
Black or African American
(A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
(A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.)
White or Caucasian
(A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.)

 

Part C: If you checked more than one race category in Part B, is there a single racial category with which you most identify?

No.
Yes. (If "Yes," indicate the single racial category with which you most identify.)
      American Indian or Alaska Native
      Asian
      Black or African American
      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
      White or Caucasian

As of your last completed semester,
did your overall, cumulative GPA
meet or exceed 2.5?
Yes   No
As of your last completed semester,
did your major, cumulative GPA
meet or exceed 2.5?
Yes    No

 II. Local Charlottesville-Area Contact Information

Enter your local Charlottesville address.
Street Address:
City / State / Zip:
Local C'ville Area Land Line: - -   (If nonexistent, enter: 000-000-0000)

 III. Permanent Home Address

Enter your permanent home address.
Street Address:
City / State / Zip:
Country:
Permanent U.S. Home Land Line: - -   (If nonexistent, enter: 000-000-0000)
Permanent International Land Line:   (Include country code.)

 IV. Emergency Contact Information

Provide two emergency contacts.
Emergency Contact 1
Name:
Relationship:
Street Address:
City / State / Zip:
Country:
Permanent Home Land Line: - -   (If nonexistent, enter: 000-000-0000)
Mobile Phone Number: - -   (If nonexistent, enter: 000-000-0000)
Email Address:
Emergency Contact 2
Name:
Relationship:
Street Address:
City / State / Zip:
Country:
Permanent Home Land Line: - -   (If nonexistent, enter: 000-000-0000)
Mobile Phone Number: - -   (If nonexistent, enter: 000-000-0000)
Email Address:

 V. Internship Options

From the list below, select the internship option(s) for which you are applying. You may serve in 2 internships by combining the UIP Academic Year Internship Program option with any of the UIP Summer Internship Program options.
Academic Year Internship Program in Charlottesville  (Fall and Spring Semesters)
Summer Internship Program in Charlottesville  (8-week Summer Session)
Extended Summer Internship Program in Charlottesville  (8-week Summer Session & Fall Semester)
To-Go Summer Internship Program in Washington, DC/NOVa  (8-week Summer Session)
To-Go Summer Internship Program in Dublin, Ireland  (Special Summer Session)
To-Go Summer Internship Program in other U.S. cities, including other Virginia localities  (8-week Summer Session)
To-Go Summer Internship Program in other cities abroad  (8-week Summer Session)
Other  (To be determined on a case by case basis)

 VI. Academic Information

Provide information about your current academic status.
School / College in which you are enrolled:
Who is your Association Dean?
We will look up the Dean's name for you.
For most students, your Dean is determined by your first-year housing assignment.
However, Echols Scholars, Student Athletes and Transfer students have a Dean based on affiliation rather than housing.
Please select your "Association/Affiliation" from the pull-down list.
Anticipated Graduation Date:
May December of 20
How many credits do you need to graduate? Include current semester credits as completed.

What is your overall, cumulative GPA? Computed as of your last completed semester.

During either Fall 2017 or Spring 2018, will you be requesting permission for part-time status (maximum of 2 courses / 8 credits)?
Yes   No  
During either Fall 2017 or Spring 2018, will you be enrolling for 15 or more credits?
Yes   No  
Did you transfer into U.Va. from another college / university?
Yes  No 
If yes, from what college / university?

List academic awards, scholarships, accomplishments, achievements, and any other academic-related noteworthy events.

 VII. DECLARED Majors and Minor

 DECLARED Major 1

Provide information about your first declared major.
Area of Study / Concentration:
How many credits do you need to complete your major?  Include current semester credits as completed.
What is your major, cumulative GPA?  As of your last completed semester.

 DECLARED Major 2

If you have a second declared major, provide information about that major.
Area of Study / Concentration:
How many credits do you need to complete your major?  Include current semester credits as completed.
What is your major, cumulative GPA?  As of your last completed semester.

 DECLARED Minor 1

If applicable, provide information about your declared minor.
Area of Study / Concentration:
How many credits do you need to complete the minor?  Include current semester credits as completed.
What is your minor, cumulative GPA?  As of your last completed semester.
Please use the space below to discuss details regarding your intentions to declare either a first and/or second major and/or minor.

 VIII. Relevant Coursework

List coursework relevant to the types of internships in which you are interested.
Specify course mnemonic, number and title.

 IX. Talents, Hobbies, Interests and Personal Characteristics

List talents, skills, hobbies, interests and pastimes.

 X. Activities

List clubs, organizations, fraternity/sorority, sports teams, community service organizations and other curricular and extracurricular activities in which you are, or have been, involved. Please indicate dates of participation. If applicable, list offices / positions held.

 XI. Computer Skills

List specific computer hardware and software with which you have worked and computer classes you have taken.

 XII. Language Skills

Provide information about your native language and your proficiency in non-native languages.
What is your native language?
For each non-native language, please list the language and indicate your level of proficiency for EACH mode (reading, writing and speaking).
Language Speaking Proficiency Reading Proficiency Writing Proficiency

 XIII. Work Experience

Provide information about your three most recent paid and unpaid work experiences. In the space marked "Type" indicate whether the experience was paid employment, volunteer work, paid or unpaid internship, externship, or other. List current or most recent experience first.

 Experience 1

Employer:
City & State:
Country:
Type: Paid Employment Volunteer Work Unpaid Internship Paid Internship Externship Other 
Title:
Employment Dates: From (yyyy) To (yyyy)
Duties & Responsibilities:

 Experience 2

Employer:
City & State:
Country:
Type: Paid Employment Volunteer Work Unpaid Internship Paid Internship Externship Other 
Title:
Employment Dates: From (yyyy) To (yyyy)
Duties & Responsibilities:

 Experience 3

Employer:
City & State:
Country:
Type: Paid Employment Volunteer Work Unpaid Internship Paid Internship Externship Other 
Title:
Employment Dates: From (yyyy) To (yyyy)
Duties & Responsibilities:

 XIV. Expected Internship Outcomes and Anticipated Post-Graduation Plans

Your responses to the following questions will assist us in determining the appropriate internship match for you. Also, your responses will serve as writing examples. Therefore, please respond to the questions thoughtfully and completely. Check your responses for typographical and grammatical errors.
List the SKILLS / ABILITIES you wish to develop and/or enhance as a result of an internship experience.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
List the KNOWLEDGE you wish to acquire. What do you want to learn as a result of an internship experience?
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Your response to each of the next two questions should be at least 200 and no more than 250 words.
Describe the type(s) of internship placement(s) in which you are interested and why; what you expect to take away from an internship; and, how you expect an internship will fit into your future academic and/or professional and/or career and/or personal goals and interests. DO NOT request an internship by company/organization name or make specific references to prospective Internship Organizations, but rather describe your interests, preferences, and expectations by the type of work and activities in which you would like to be engaged during your internship.
Describe your post graduation plans (e.g., relocation, work, graduate school, family, travel, etc). Please be specific.

 XV. Internship Topics & Subject Matter

Indicate in order of preference, 3 distinct internship topics, fields or subject matter areas in which you are interested.

1.

2.

3.

Do you prefer an internship that provides:
Direct Client Contact   Indirect Client Contact   Either  
Many organizations are not at U.Va. or on public buslines, and some internships require interns to travel locally.
Will you definitely have a car for your sole use during the time you will be interning?
Yes   No   Maybe  

 XVI. Internships of Interest from the Online UIP Internship Listing

From the Online UIP Internship Listing, type in the numbers that illustrate the types of internships in which you are interested in the "Internship #" box below. When you click off of the "Internship #" box, the Internship Title, Organization Name, and when the internship is available will be filled in automatically. A specific internship may be available during only the Academic Year (fall and spring semesters); only the summer session; or both academic year and summer session. Under the "My Availability" column, click on the applicable box(es) to indicate when you are available definitely to participate in this type of internship. Click all that definitely apply.
Internship # Internship Title / Organization Name My Availability
Academic Year 
Summer Only 
Academic Year 
Summer Only 
Academic Year 
Summer Only 
Academic Year 
Summer Only 
Academic Year 
Summer Only 
Academic Year 
Summer Only 

 XVII. To-Go Summer Internships in DC/NOVA, other US Cities and Abroad

If you are interested in a summer internship in a location other than Charlottesville, VA, or Dublin, Ireland, please provide the following information:
I am certain where and at what organization I will be interning, the information is listed below.
I have a fairly good idea where I may be interning, the information is listed below.
I need to do more research and will email you with information about my possible internship.
Organization Name:
Department / Division:
Contact Name:
Contact Title:
Street Address:
City / State / Zip:
Country:
Phone Number: - -
Fax Number: - -
Email Address:
Web Address / URL:

To submit additional To-Go summer internship possibilities, email the information as formatted above to:
intern-uip@virginia.edu

 XVIII. Certification, Understanding and Consent to Disclose

Please confirm the following by checking the boxes:
I certify that all information presented in this application is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge.
I understand that the Online University Internship Program Listing contains proprietary information and data about internships intended for the sole benefit and use of UIP faculty and staff involved in intern recruitment, counseling, and placement; and, current and prospective UIP interns and UIP internship supervisors who will be participating in the University Internship Program this year and coming years. I understand the UIP's programs and processes are designed to ensure success and the best possible professional practice internship match for prospective UIP interns and internship supervisors. I understand the Listing has not been developed for the purposes of broadcasting the availability of internships or increasing general public knowledge of internship possibilities outside of the context of the University Internship Program. I agree to use the information and data only for the purposes intended by the UIP.
I understand that the inclusion or exclusion of information that causes a misrepresentation of my application materials, as determined by UIP or its representatives, will be grounds for exclusion and/or immediate expulsion from the University Internship Programs (UIP).
I understand that, in order to secure a suitable internship placement and to make related arrangements on my behalf, the UIP must discuss my background and related preferences with others, e.g., potential internship supervisors and others acting on UIP's behalf in arranging internships. I give my consent to UIP to disclose information contained in my application with potential internship supervisors and others acting on UIP's behalf in arranging internships.
  Please check only if you intend to pursue a summer internship in Virginia local government and wish to be considered for a Wallerstein-UIP scholarship.
Summer Internships in Virginia Local Government: If I am offered and accept a Virginia local government internship in a department or agency of a city, town or county government, or other local government or regional entity in Virginia approved by and under the auspices of the University Internship Program, I agree to submit the additional information and documentation required for consideration for a Wallerstein-UIP scholarship as outlined on the UIP website.

 XIX. Security Code

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