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Ways to Support LSA Students

You’ve been there. You were once an LSA student trying to figure out your next steps. Chances are, there was at least one person who lent an ear, gave advice, or opened doors for you. There are a number of ways you can support LSA students through the Opportunity Hub.  Whether you engage online, on campus, or on site, for an hour or for an afternoon, students jump at the chance to hear from alumni and your words will resonate with them. From events to internships to mentorship, you can create opportunities for students to make connections between liberal arts, the workplace, and the world.

How will you get involved? Look into the different options below.

Fund a Student’s Internship

Your support allows every LSA student the ability to pursue life-changing professional opportunities where they can apply what they've learned to real-world experiences. Last year, the LSA Opportunity Hub awarded over $1 million in scholarships to support student internship experiences. As paid internships will be increasingly difficult to find during the COVID-19 crisis, a gift to this fund truly makes a difference. A gift of $3,500 supports a student working locally for a summer. Increasing your impact to $5,000 would support a student who needs to travel for their work, and a gift of $25,000 could fund internships for five LSA students.

Share Your Expertise

Join students and alumni for Industry Insiders, a round-robin networking event, or share your story with a small group of students in Alumni Connections.

Volunteer to Mentor

Work one-on-one with a student to offer personalized advice, guidance, and support as a mentor.

Host a Networking Event

Gather LSA students and alumni in your area for a networking event to discuss industry insights and career possibilities.

Provide an Internship

Hire the next Dick Costolo, Ruth Reichl, or Sanjay Gupta. We’ll market your internship opportunity to the right students and work with you and your intern to make the most of your time together.

Contribute to a Flash Internship

Welcome students into your world for up to a week with a Flash Internship, where they can experience the particulars of your industry and workplace.