Severinghaus Summer Internship


Severinghaus Summer Internship Program in Ministry/Human Services

Memory of Eamavail Luce Severinghaus ‘24


The Religion Department oversees the Severinghaus Summer Internship Program in

Ministry/Human Services. The Program supports students who wish to pursue internships in ministry, human services and/or religion in society.

Students may elect to engage in research or hands-on work through positions with humanitarian or social action agencies, charitable or religious organizations or policy-based institutes.

Recently funded projects include the following:

  • Asian & Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS
  • Bread for the World
  • Camp Whatchamacallit
  • Come Let's Dance
  • Gawou Ginou King Foundation
  • Interfaith Hospital Network
  • Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust
  • Rosemount Center
  • St. Stephen’s Youth Programs
  • The Street Child Project
  • Wheelchairs of Hope


  1. The program is open to current Wellesley College first-years, sophomores and juniors.
  2. The deadline to apply is March 3rd at 11:30pm.
  3. The maximum stipend is $4,000 for work in the U.S. and $6,000 for international locations.
  4. Students are expected to devote full-time to the internship for a period of 8–10 weeks.
  5. For more information and an application please click here for the Department of Religion Summer Opportunities in Career Education.