International Innovation Corps (IIC)
IIC Project Associates bring passion and energy to the tough but rewarding work of implementing cutting-edge, high-impact solutions to important development challenges. Over the course of a year, they apply their creative thinking and diverse skills to make the world a better place. They collaborate constantly, knowing they are each other’s best resource. They problem-solve tirelessly and they persevere when facing daunting challenges. Through access to mentorship from top leaders in government, industry, and non-profits, Project Associates become global leaders-in-training.
Award / Eligibility Details:
Applicants for the program must fall into one of the following categories: students graduating prior to the start of the program; recent graduates of undergraduate college programs; graduate students graduating the year of application from all graduate degree program, including Masters, PhDs, JDs, MBAs and MDs; or current students in a graduate degree program who will not be completing their program by the start of the program but want to take a gap year.
Deadline: Mid-January each year
Academic Level: Graduate, Post-Graduate, Post-Undergraduate
Type/Purpose: Internship / Professional Development, Public Service Program
Field of Study: All, Arts & Humanities, Business, Education / Teaching, Public Affairs / Policy, Social Sciences, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
Location: United States
Citizenship eligibility: All, Foreign Citizen / International Student, Permanent Resident, US Citizen, US National
For more information: http://iic.uchicago.edu/