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International Innovation Corps (IIC)

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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 others 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

Special Circumstances:

For more information: http://iic.uchicago.edu/