PSM On-Campus Externship/Research-Internship Fellowship

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What is this? A funding assistance program for students who are participating in the MBS Externship program ( or who are doing an unpaid research project on campus. The funding can be used towards the externship/research-internship course  16:137:605, 16:137:612) This program runs every semester.

Who is eligible to apply? All current MBS students (including international students) who:

  1. Have completed at least 2 semesters in good academic standing

  2. Have NOT received an offer for a fully paid internship or work opportunity

  3. Students who have registered for the research-internship or externship course (16:137:612, 16:137:605).

How do I apply?  Follow these steps to apply:

  1. Participate in the externship exchange program. Externships run every semester. (

  2. Find a Rutgers professor (preferably MBS) or other sponsor (can be an employer who cannot pay salary for an internship) who agrees to sponsor you in an internship that meets the MBS internship guidelines.

  3. Register for the appropriate research internship/externship course and complete the form below. 

When is the deadline to apply? Deadline for submission is July 10, 2018 for Summer Research-Internships and December 1, 2018 for Fall and Spring Externships. All research-internship and externship presentations are done at the end of the semester. You will get your grade and the tuition remission after the presentations.

How much am I likely to receive? Funding amounts vary based on availability. Awards typically range from $1- $3 thousand dollars and are processed as a reimbursement of credits applied toward the research- internship or externship.

Please note:

  • The externship/research-internship funding is not available to students who are employed.

  • It is your responsibility to find an externship project or research-internship professor who will sponsor you for the summer in an unpaid position that meets all requirements noted above.

  • Get your research- internship or externship approved following the steps above PRIOR to applying for funding. (The deadline is May 1, 2018 for Summer 2018 internships and May 20, 2018 for Summer 2018 externships, and September 10, 2018 for Fall externships.

  • You MUST enroll for 1-3 externship/research- internship (16:137:605,16:137:612) credits in one of the Summer semesters to qualify for tuition reimbursement for the summer fellowship, or enroll in 1-3 credits in the Fall semester to qualify for the December 2018 fellowship.

If you are interested and meet the eligibility requirements, please fill out the webform below.

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