What are the terms of the SPRINT Award Programs?

 

 

 

 

 

What are the terms of the SPRINT Award Programs?


 

Below are the terms and requirements of the SPRINT Award program, both for SPRINT overall and then program specific. If a student received a SPRINT Award they must agree to the terms, and to contact the SPRINT Team immediately if there are any changes to their funded experience or if they have problems completing the requirements.

  • I will complete all requirements of my BrownConnect SPRINT program, including the program specific items specified on the SPRINT FAQ page. 
  • I will complete my opportunity during the summer by September 1, 2023
  • I understand that if I receive and accept funding from another non-SPRINT source on campus for the same summer 2023 internship or another full time endeavor, I cannot accept a BrownConnect LINK/SEW Award.
  • I agree to contact BrownConnect immediately if there are any changes to this internship or if I have problems completing the requirements.
  • I will adhere to Brown’s Travel Policies and High-Risk and Restricted Travel Policies. To receive funding, all eligible students must register travel plans in TravelSafe [Sponsoring Department: Center for Careers and Life After Brown or Dean of the College; Purpose of Travel: Internship or Research]. 
  • If my program requires international travel, I will adhere to the University's travel policies, including registering my travel in TravelSafe and completing a Safety Plan for review and approval of High Risk travel, as applicable. I understand that if the location of my internship changes to High-Risk after I have started my program abroad, I may be asked to complete a Safety Plan or the internship program may be canceled and shifted to a remote experience, if possible.
  • I understand that if I receive and accept this award I will not have priority for a future SPRINT award for a funded summer internship summer program (including LINK, UTRA, Signature programs).
  • I will submit a reflective essay about my internship experience by August 31, 2023

LINK Specific Terms

  • My supervisor is not a current Brown student, or a Brown faculty or staff member.
  • My supervisor is not a family member.
  • I understand that I may not receive more than $2,000 from my sponsoring organization. 
  • I will complete all of the required post-award forms.

UTRA Specific Terms

  • Projects falling within the guidelines for human subjects review will not be funded without certification of IRB approval. If the project requires the use of human subjects, including interviews, please review the website on Human Subjects Research for the process of getting the necessary approval: http://brown.edu/go/SPRINTUTRA_HSR 
  • If selected, I understand that in order to receive the full benefits of this research and learning experience, I am expected to meet regularly with my mentor, to remain intellectually engaged in the research project, and to discuss all expectations and requirements with my mentor. 

    Signature Program Specific Terms

  • BrownConnect Signature Programs (CCG NYC, Germany, Israel, Media LA, Sweden)
  • I will work with my supervisor to develop a work plan prior to June 1, 2023.
  • I understand that if I receive and accept this award I agree to contact any other organizations or companies where I have previously submitted applications for summer internships and withdraw my application if those opportunities overlap with the responsibilities of the SPRINT award experience
  • I will attend a program recipient orientation session if I accept the award.
  • I will participate in program career events and networking sessions over the course of the summer.
  • Brown in Washington Specific Terms
    • I understand that I must intern with a Washington, D.C.-based public agency or think tank.
    •  I will fully participate in a ten week internship from May 29, 2023-August 4, 2023, which will be my primary summer engagement and will last for the duration of the program.
    •  I will attend an orientation on May 26, 2023.
    • I will attend co-curriculum meetings and workshops and I will complete the required reflection assignments.
    •  I understand that I am encouraged to apply directly to internships and that it is recommended that I apply to 8-10 opportunities.
    •  If I have already confirmed an internship for summer 2023, I will write to [email protected] to specify the organization/agency name and my position title.
    •  I agree to contact the program and internship supervisor immediately if there are any changes to my internship or if I have issues completing the requirements.
    •  I understand that I am responsible for sourcing and paying for my housing. A list of possible housing options will be provided.
  • iProv Specific Terms
    • I understand that I must complete an eight to ten week internship with my assigned community partner organization (placement site)
    •  I will begin engagement with my placement site on or after June 1, 2023 and must end no later than August 4, 2023
    •  I must be available during all dates required by the organization
    • I will attend the SPRINT-iProv student orientation on June 1, 2023.
    • I will attend all of the SPRINT-iProv cohort summer learning series. These sessions will be held weekly through June 1nd - August 4th, and are 2 hours in length. Specific dates will be shared with iProv cohort members at a later date.
    • I will create an account on BrownEngage - the volunteer recruitment and management web platform that the university shares with its partner organizations. Through this portal, I will submit:
      • a work plan, developed with a site supervisor within the first two weeks of the internship
      • hours engaged with the organization;
      • a written reflection on the engagement experience (due no later than September 1, 2023).
  • Liman Specific Terms
    •  I understand that I must complete an eight- to ten-week internship with a nonprofit organization or a federal, state or local government agency on work related to public-interest law.
    •  I will take responsibility for securing an internship that meets program requirements and aligns with my concentration(s), areas of interest and/or career aspirations.
    •  I will email joshua [email protected] no later than March 17th, 2023, to share information about my internship organization and position, if already secured, or about applications I have submitted and support I would appreciate in identifying potential sites.
    •  I will attend the LIman Colloquium at the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law at Yale Law School in April.
    • I understand that Swearer Center staff will reach out to accepted students to coordinate travel arrangements for the Liman Colloquium. I will share necessary information in a timely manner and understand that travel expenses from Providence to the event will be covered by the Swearer Center.
    • I will participate in activities organized by the Liman coordinator at Brown with the Brown cohort, including a mid-summer reflection session and a panel with alumni.
    • I agree to contact the Liman coordinator at Brown and my internship supervisor immediately if there are any changes to my internship or if I have issues completing the requirements.
    • I will submit a reflective essay about my internship experience to  joshua [email protected] no later than September 1, 2023.