Application Information

Lucas Forman '24 takes a water sample along the Hoosic River where he is interning for the Hoosic River Watershed Association (HooRWA) as part of the WOW fellowship program in along the Hoosic River on July 26, 2023. Photo/Dan HolmesComplete your Summer 2024 Application before April 14 at 11:59 p.m.


The application has four sections

  1. Student Information
  2. Internship Organization Information
  3. Short Essay Questions
  4. Resume and Letter of Offer Uploads.

Selection and Notification

Brandeis staff members will evaluate applications based on learning goals, strength of invitation, preparedness, maturity for the experience, match between goals and host organization, and additional criteria. Explore the rubric.

It is the applicant's responsibility to submit all required information to Hiatt by the deadline. We cannot accept partial or late applications.

All applicants will be notified by email of the selection committee's decision by mid-April.

Please note: Students must meet all the internship, eligibility, and summer requirements to receive WOW funding.

Summer Requirements

Check-Ins with your Hiatt Liaison

You'll be assigned a Hiatt liaison who can help answer questions, assist you should unexpected circumstances arise, and help guide your progress during the internship experience. You'll connect with your liaison at least once throughout the summer.

For students awarded the Social Justice WOWs

Upon returning to campus, you'll attend a Social Justice WOW reception with the fund's donor.