Luke Svrcek of Pawling Receives Grant Funding for Fall 2023 Internship
ONEONTA, NY (11/30/2023)– Luke Svrcek of Pawling, NY, received $1,335 from The Helen & Michael Casper Fellowship for Internship Support to help defray the expenses of an internship in the fall 2023 semester. Svrcek is studying Exercise Science at SUNY Oneonta.
SUNY Oneonta awarded nearly $20,000 in grant funding to support students pursuing internships during the fall 2023 semester. The grant program aims to make internship experiences more accessible by helping to defray costs such as transportation, living expenses, technology and more. Any student who plans to complete an internship for academic credit can apply for a grant of up to $3,000 through SUNY Oneonta’s Career Development Center, which also provides career counseling and helps students find and secure internships in their fields of study.
SUNY Oneonta is committed to helping students pursue experiential learning opportunities to explore their field of interest while gaining experience to prepare them for life after graduation. Internships are one of many real-world learning opportunities students can secure through the university’s Experiential Learning Center. In addition to providing financial support to students pursuing internships, SUNY Oneonta awards more than $100,000 annually in student grants for research and travel to professional conferences and has 23 different scholarships for students who study abroad or participate in faculty-led trips.
The Helen & Michael Casper Fellowship for Internship Support has been created through the charitable gifts of Andrea Casper ’75 in honor and memory of her parents. The Fund is intended to help make internship experiences accessible for SUNY Oneonta students. The Helen & Michael Casper Fellowship for Internship Support was established through Possibilities Full of Promise, the 125th Anniversary Campaign for SUNY Oneonta, and recognizes the impact that participating in an internship can make on a student’s educational experience and career.
SUNY Oneonta is a public, four-year university in Central New York, enrolling about 5,500 students in a wide variety of bachelor’s degree programs and more than a dozen graduate certificate and degree programs. The university is known as both an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, and a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. Learn more at https://suny.oneonta.edu/