Summer Service Scholars (SSS) is an academic internship program in New York’s State Capital through the Siena College Center for Academic Community Engagement. Accepted Summer Service Scholars spend 9 weeks with a nonprofit community partner in the Capital Region, working on projects that build capacity within the organization. SSS provides participants with engaging and valuable experience working with nonprofits, and an opportunity to engage in conversations about social justice with a cohort of other students interested in making a difference in the community.
In conjunction with their full-time service, participants enroll in a Siena College course, Internships in Community Development, for 0-6 credits, meeting once a week on Siena’s campus for sessions that focus on professional and community development. Scholars have the opportunity to utilize on-campus housing at Siena, and can apply to a competitive stipend pool once accepted to the program. This summer, a number of our students that are awarded a stipend, will have the opportunity to enroll in an AmeriCorps term and receive an Education Award following the completion of their service in the program.
Priority Application Deadline: February 27, 2017
Final Application Deadline: March 27, 2017
Program Start Date: May 30, 2017
Program End Date: July 28, 2017