The Maine Government Summer Internship Program is a full-time, 12 week, paid work experience in state and municipal governments. The program provides students an opportunity to both contribute to and learn from Maine government. Positions are available in Augusta, Bangor, Bethel, Bridgton, Bowdoinham, Dover-Foxcroft, Gray, Hallowell, Kennebunkport, Norway, Portland, Saco, Sanford, South Portland, Union, Vassalboro, and other locations.
We are currently still accepting applications from students with skills in engineering (in Augusta) and GIS (in Rockport).
Maine NEW Leadership is an intensive six-day, non-partisan public leadership education program provided at no cost to college undergraduate students from a variety of backgrounds, ages, races, and majors throughout Maine. The program is typically held during one week at the beginning of June at the University of Maine in Orono. Application deadline is February 1, 2018.
Scholarships are awarded to UMaine undergraduates to work with faculty advisors and Center staff to conduct policy-relevant independent research. Application deadline is April 6, 2018, for the following academic year.
Scholarships will support up to two UMaine undergraduate or graduate students to use the archival or museum collections of the Margaret Chase Smith Library in Skowhegan, Maine. Research must be completed by the end of the 2017-18 academic year. Application materials and inquiries should be directed to Peggy McKee, 581-1644.
The Maine Policy Scholars program is an academic year program in which one student from each of the seven University of Maine campuses, working closely with a faculty advisor and a community mentor, researches an issue of public policy relevance to Maine and presents a final report in a memo to the governor or legislature. Scholarship applications are accepted at each UMS campus in February.