Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program

The Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program (“Houston Program”) is designed to provide Amherst College students with substantive, meaningful summer internship opportunities in various industries across the U.S. and abroad.  Internships within the Houston Program portfolio either are paid by the employer or are unpaid, but eligible for stipends from the College’s endowed internship funds.

In addition to providing students with vetted, quality internships, the Houston Program offers students 360° support throughout the entire internship cycle, including preparatory advising, professional skill development, and assistance throughout their summer experiences. Through this process, students develop valuable and transferable skills, expand their networks, and gain exposure and insight to further their career exploration and planning.

For any questions about the Houston Program, please email internships@amherst.edu.

Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program About

About Charles Hamilton Houston

The Houston Program is named in honor of Amherst alumnus Charles Hamilton Houston, class of 1915.  Houston went on to become the first African-American editor of the Harvard Law Review, a dean at the Howard University School of Law, and a mentor to a generation of African-American lawyers, most notably Thurgood Marshall. Learn More

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For Students Interested in Becoming a Member

The Houston Program offers students 360° support throughout the entire internship cycle. For Students Interested in Becoming a Member

Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program Summer Funding

Summer Internship Funding

Find out how to apply for funding to support you while completing an unpaid or low-paying summer internship. Summer Internship Funding

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