Payment is at the discretion of each company and will depend on each company’s individual budget. We prefer that the internships be paid. The Mollohan Foundation does not provide funding for internship programs.
It is up to the individual company to set the number of hours an intern will work. Either part time or full time is acceptable. Again, make sure the intern and their supervisor are aware of the time commitment in the beginning so there are no misunderstandings later.
Usually an intern will begin in mid-May and work through July or early August. It is up to the company to establish a timeframe that meets their needs and that of the student. This should be discussed with the student during the selection process.
We primarily cater to careers in the high-tech sector. When we select the winners of our High Technology Scholarship, we look for students who are majoring in computer science, software engineering, biometrics, physics, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, biology, chemistry, and mathematics. However, because we offer other scholarships that are not necessarily high-tech related, […]
Students fill out an internship request form in the winter/spring prior to the month of May. These forms are accompanied by a resume. The Program Manager of the Mollohan Foundation will sort through these applications and forward their resume and application to companies that might be good matches for both the candidate and […]
Both current high school graduates and college level students who have received a Mollohan Foundation scholarship are eligible for internship placement through our program.
The purpose of our internship program is to bring a supply of native talent to sectors of the business community that are trying to grow to support and diversify the economy of West Virginia. By linking bright, young West Virginians together with companies in north central West Virginia, we are […]