The Maine State Government Summer Internship Program is a full-time, 12 week, paid work experience. The Program combines a summer work experience in a state agency with an educational program designed to provide students an opportunity to participate in and contribute to Maine State Government. Applications are accepted online in February.
The Margaret Chase Smith Public Affairs Scholarship was established in 1991 in the University of Maine Foundation with gifts from Harold Alfond to the Margaret Chase Smith Foundation in Skowhegan, Maine. Scholarships are awarded to UMaine undergraduates to work with faculty advisors and Center staff to conduct policy-relevant independent research. Applications are accepted in April.
Maine NEW Leadership is an intensive six-day, non-partisan public leadership education program provided at no cost to college undergraduate women from a variety of backgrounds, ages, races, and majors throughout Maine. The Institute is typically held during one week at the beginning of June at the University of Maine in Orono. Applications are accepted in March.