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This directory is compiled to assist in the identification of internships, fellowships, and cooperative learning experiences to enhance student's knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Please feel free to contact the Native American SUNY: Western Consortium for assistance, to request copies of the directory, and to submit suggestions or additional opportunities. Download a copy here.

Cheryl John, Coordinator

The SUNY Native American Western Consortium does not supply internship or fellowship applications. Contact the sponsor provided on the internship or fellowship.



American Indian Law Center, Inc.
Pre-Law Summer Institute

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES)
Internship Program

American Philosophical Society
Phillips Fund Grant for Native American Research

Cornell University Summer College for High School Students
Jerry M. Rivers Scholarships

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Middle School & High School Archaeology Programs / High School Field School
Research Internship Program

Dartmouth College
Chavez/Eastman/Marshall Dissertation Fellowships

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Native American/Alaska Native (NAAN) Program

First Nations Development Institute (FNDI)
Internship Program

Ogallala Commons Community Internship (**New-not in hard copy of directory)

George Washington University
Native American Political Leadership Program

Harvard Medical School & Brigham & Women's Hospital
Four Directions Summer Research Program

International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management (IIIRM)
Internship Program

Iroquois Indian Museum
Education Internship

Native American Rights Fund (NARF)
School Year Clerkships/Internships
Summer Clerkships

Newberry Library D'Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian History
Frances C. Allen Fellowship for Women of American Indian Heritage
Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellowship

Northern Arizona University,
Summer Student Internship (SSI)

Ongweoweh Corporation
Ongweoweh Native American Student Internship Program

School for Advanced Research - Indian Arts Research Center
Anne Ray Internships (Paid)
Internship-For-Credit Program
Native American Artist Fellowships
Eric and Barbara Dobkin
Rollin and Mary Ella King
Ronald and Susan Dubin
SAR Indigenous Writer-in-Residence Fellowship

Seneca Gaming Corporation (SGC)
Internship Program

Smithsonian Institution (NMAI)
Native Arts Program
Internship Program
Native American Awards Program
Community Scholar Awards
Internship Award
Visiting Student Award

Society for the Preservation of American Indian Culture (SPAIC)
Lynn Reyer Award for Tribal Community Development

Udall Foundation
Native American Congressional Internship

University of Arizona
American Indian Language Development Institute

University of Montana
InPsych Summer Program

University of North Dakota Indians Into Medicine (INMED)
Med Prep Program
Pre-college Summer Institute

U.S. Department of Energy
Tribal Energy Program - Summer Internship Program


American Bar Foundation
Summer Research Fellowships in Law & Social Sciences

CBS News
Internship Program

The INROADS Internship

National Institutes of Health: National Cancer Institute
Health Communications Internship Program
Introduction to Cancer Research Careers Program

National Urban Fellows
National Urban Fellows Class of 2015

Smithsonian Institution
Minority Student Internship Program
James E. Webb Internship

State University of New York (SUNY)
Graduate Diversity Fellowship Program

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP)

Native American SUNY: Western Consortium Office

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