The Bloom Family Summer Internship in GMAP

  1. What is the award?
  2. Am I eligible?
  3. How do I apply?
  4. Where can I intern?
  5. May I receive academic credit?
  6. Who do I contact for advising?


Through a generous donation by Susan Bloom '80 and Steven Bloom '78, LHD '10, I-GMAP is proud to coordinate the Bloom Family Summer Internship in Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention! Successful applicants may receive up to $7,000 for their summer internship in Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention. In any given year up to six summer interns may be awarded.

Who is eligible?

Currently matriculated Binghamton University undergraduate students who have been offered or will work with I-GMAP for a placement in a full- or part-time internship for the summer may apply. You must be completing the internship before you graduate, and you need to meet the following criteria:

Preference will be given to students who are participating in the Binghamton University Scholars Program.

How to apply:

Submit an application on HireBing (Handshake)

In the online application system please upload the following:

  1. An application essay;
    • Upload your essay in the "Other Documents" section of the application. The essay must describe your motivations and interests in GMAP as linked to your academic major(s) and express your ambitions and expectations of potential placement as a summer intern.
  2. a copy of your transcript;
  3. and a recent resume.

Recipients will be considered and selected by the Genocide and Mass Atrocity and Prevention Advisory Board. Students will be selected on the basis of academic performance and an application essay.

The first recipient selected for the internship will receive the award in honor of Dr. Harold Richter '78.

Where am I able to intern?

Check out our internship resources for students.

I'm interested in earning academic credit:

I-GMAP offers GMAP 395 as a wrap-around online course for your summer internship. You can register for 1-6 credits depending on length of your summer internship. These credits may count toward the GMAP minor

You will spend roughly 75% of your time working in the internship and 25% of related academic work. 

  2 credit 4 credit 6 credit
Internship hours Minimum 4 weeks, 100 hours Minimum 6 weeks, 200 hours Minimum 8 weeks, 300 hours


Students gain practical hands-on experience at a preapproved organization where they develop atrocity prevention skills and learn about the application of the GMAP coursework in the professional workplace. The seminar is the academic component of the internship where students will address relevant professional and career development issues pertaining to the nature of their experience through journaling, assignments, research papers and class presentations and peer feedback.


The Internship seminar is intended to provide a safe and intellectually stimulating space in which student interns can discuss their experiences, reflect on the application of GMAP coursework to the internship, and deepen their own sense of personal and professional values and ethics.

Students who are interested in obtaining academic credit for their summer internship experience should contact the I-GMAP assistant director, for more information. 

Contact for Advising:

If you have questions, please contact I-GMAP at