Undergraduate Opportunities

The Brown Semester Internship Program combines a 12-14 week internship experience and academic coursework for the fall or spring semester. Students have the opportunity to gain direct experience in a dynamic field, immerse themselves in a new culture and community, and collaborate with fellow Brown students in small cohorts.

In 2024-2025, Brown Semester Internship programs are offered in the following locations:

Fall 2024: Berlin GermanySingapore & Washington, DC

Spring 2025: Dublin Ireland; SydneyAustralia & Washington, DC

Washington, D.C.
 - Please visit the Brown in Washington site for specific academic, co-curricular, internship and accommodation information for this program. 

Students can also opt to arrange their own internship in a location of their choosing in the Brown Semester Internship Program, Open Campus option.

The China Initiative is pleased to announce four funding opportunities for Brown University undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty: Undergraduate Summer Research Awards, Graduate Research Awards, Awards for Graduate Language Study, and Faculty Research Awards.

The deadline for submission of application materials for all grants is May 13, 2024.

All materials should be submitted to the following email address: ChinaInitiative@brown.edu

Awarded funds will become available for use on June 1, 2024, and must be used within a year of issue. Any awarded funds not expended by June 31, 2025 will be returned to the China Initiative. All grant recipients, upon completion of the grant, will be required to submit a brief (2-3 page) report that describes the work accomplished as a result of the award.

Learn more about requirements for submission >