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NCI Summer Internship Funding Program

Newcomb College Institute Summer Internship Funding Program offers competitive grants of up to $2,000* to support housing and travel costs for undergraduate women and gender minorities in internship positions that relate to NCI's mission.  Students are welcomed and encouraged to talk with Betsy Lopez, NCI Program Coordinator, about identifying and securing an internship that will be eligible for NCI internship grant funding. To set up a meeting time, please reach out to Betsy at  To see internships funded in the past, please visit the NCI Internship Blog.

Applications for the summer of 2017 will be available on this website starting March 1, 2017 and close April 10, 2017 at 5 PM (CST).
Eligibility: Full-time, women-identified and gender minority undergraduates from all academic fields are eligible to apply.

Please click here to review a comprehensive list of funding requirements and eligibilities.


Information Sessions at the NCI House (7025 Freret St.)

To learn more about applying for an NCI Summer Internship Grant, as well as other NCI experiential learning programs, please attend an information session:

  • January 26 from 4-5 PM
  • January 30 from 12-1 PM
  • February 14 from 12-1 PM
  • February 15 from 4-5 PM
  • March 2 from 4-5 PM
  • March 13 from 3-4 PM
  • March 23 from 12-1 PM
  • April 7 from 2-3 PM
If you cannot attend an information session and want to talk with Betsy or have her come speak at a student organization meeting or a class, please e-mail her.

*NCI Scholars, please set up a time to talk with Betsy about the different funding amount and internship qualifications.


NCI Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health Internships*

The NCI Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health Internship Program is made possible through the Donna and Richard Esteves Fund for Women’s Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health.  NCI is excited to announce a new program that provides undergraduate students with a chance to have a paid internship at reproductive rights and reproductive health organizations in New Orleans during the spring 2017 semester. Students can apply for the opportunity to work with a local non-profits to develop valuable skills, knowledge, and connections related to this field. Participants in this program will also have the opportunity to learn from each other as well as from leaders in the field of reproductive rights and reproductive health through biweekly meetings.

Application: Applications for spring 2017 are currently closed.  Congratulations to the 10 students selected to participate in the program.  Please check back mid-semester for the summer 2017 application.


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