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Global Internship Award

BLI Global Internship Recipient in Nicaragua

The BLI Global Internship Award is designed to assist students who seek to explore the practice of leadership in a global context.  We support internship experiences with significant leadership development components. Internships can either take place in another region of the world or within an organization having a global reach.

BLI Global Internship Awards are supported by the James H.M. Sprayregen Scholarship Fund, the Blattman-Borg Awards Fund and other related Barger Leadership Institute funds.

Application Deadline: Friday, April 7, 2017 by 5:00PM

For more information about the BLI Global Internship Award, please email:

To learn more about Global Opportunities please visit Omprakash. Since 2004, Omprkash has been dedicated to building mutually beneficial & educational relationships between grassroots social impact organizations and volunteers, donors & classrooms around the world who can learn from & support their work.

Summer 2016 Award Recipients

Kathleen Carey (‘17)
ANKURI – LSA India Internship Initiative
Dehradun, India

Emily Cho (‘17)
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Melissa Deneau (‘18)
Rural Women New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand

Juhyuk Lee (‘18)
Global Study and Intern Program in Australia - Ross Global Initiatives
Sydney, Australia

Kate Marciniak (‘17)
Squirrel - Sage Corps
London, England

Sabrina Mui (‘18)
Novotech - Ross Global Initiatives
Sydney, Australia

Romina Potter (‘17)
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Shalini Rao (‘18)
Federal Reserve Board
Washington, D.C.

Graham Steffens (‘17)
Institute for the Study of War
Washington, D.C.

George Xu (‘18)
Ventris Capital Advisors LLS - Ross Global Initiatives
Hong Kong

Want to know more about BLI Award recipients' experiences abroad? Visit our "Student Voices" blog!