$ 153,800 raised 929 Donors
Political Science's Washington Internship has raised $ 3,010 from 34 Donors!
Political Science's Washington Internship
Help students spend an eye-opening semester interning in Washington, D.C.!

 From top left and clockwise: Joseph Orlando at the World War One Congressional hearing; Fall 2019 interns Caitlyn Kelleher and Louis Pasquale; Eric Priest 2018 intern, farthest right; faculty and students at The Washington Center 2016 Gala

 

For over 40 years, the Political Science Department has been running a program connecting Adelphi students with semester-long internships in Washington, D.C. through an excellent program with The Washington Center. Students from any major prepare by taking a few courses in political science on campus in Garden City, are considered for eligibility (GPA, etc.), and then matched with internships that speak to their research and career interests. Students intern with members of Congress, the Department of Justice, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Financial Services Roundtable, and more! Students get wonderful learning, networking, and career-building experiences.  

 

Joseph Orlando interned at the office of Congresswoman Nita Lowey in the Fall 2015.  On his second day there he was sent to a congressional briefing on World War One and its impacts on present geopolitical conflicts.

 

Eric Priest joined Representative Adam Kinzinger’s congressional office last Spring semester.  He is so grateful to have learned how legislation is created, supported foreign affairs projects and attended congressional hearings.  This life-changing experience led to his goal of working in a local government office one day and possibly returning to Washington D.C. in the future.

 

Many more students are interested in and eligible for this program than can afford the extra expenses of housing and living in D.C. 

 

Ron Lee, Adelphi University Chair of the Board of Trustees, is generously matching $1,000 raised on Giving Day to help them get there. 

 

Thanks to Ron, your gift of $10 becomes $20, $25 grows to $50 and $75 doubles to $150!

 

Here's how your gift can help students have this wonderful experience:

 

$25 covers the weekly commute of a student from the dormitory to the internship

$60 supplies a student's internship application fee

$100 gives a student a week of groceries

$1,500 pays for a student's month of lodging

$6,000 supplies a student lodging for the entire semester

 

Thank you for your BIG giving day gift!

 

 

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Be Part of Something BIG Total Dollars Raised
Which campaign raised the most dollars on Giving Day?
Rank Department Raised
1 Honors College $17,175.00
2 Other $13,185.00
3 Adelphi Fund $12,797.55
4 Athletics $11,142.50
5 Bridges to Adelphi $10,597.00
6 Alice Brown Early Learning Center $10,397.07
7 Panther Pantry $8,500.00
8 Robert B. Willumstad School of Business $6,610.00
9 Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program $6,492.00
10 Learning Resource Program $6,366.90
11 Adelphi Mentoring Program $5,000.00
12 College of Nursing and Public Health $3,960.00
13 Swirbul Library $3,810.00
14 LGBTQ+ and Allies Excellence Fund $3,500.00
15 Aaron Bleich Fund for Creative Writing $3,260.00
16 Political Science's Washington Internship $3,010.00
17 Department of Physics $2,920.00
18 Women's Giving Circle $2,745.00
19 Performing Arts $2,465.00
20 Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies $2,000.00
21 College of Education and Health Sciences $2,000.00
22 Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology $1,825.00
23 Multicultural Student Success $1,605.00
24 College of Arts and Sciences $1,325.00
25 Department of Chemistry $1,200.00
26 President's Student Success Scholarship $1,040.00
27 Sustainable Adelphi: Oyster Reef Restoration $1,026.00
28 Study Abroad $985.00
29 Archaelogical Field Methods $866.00
30 Jaggar Community Fellows $860.00
31 School of Social Work $725.00
32 Film and Video Festival $575.00
33 Emergency Fund Vulnerable & International Students $525.00
34 Fall Arts Festival $500.00
35 Greek Life and Social Fellowship Community $480.00
36 Global Medical Brigade $335.00
37 Panther Day of Service $260.29
38 Levermore Global Scholars $245.00
39 Institute for Parenting $225.00
40 General Studies Program $200.00
41 Poughkeepsie Social Work Fund $200.00
42 Mindfulness Training $135.00
43 Commuter Student Services $130.00
44 College of Professional and Continuing Studies $100.00
45 Hauppauge Campus Fund $100.00
46 Hy Weinberg Center $100.00
47 Learning and Writing Center $100.00
48 Manhattan Campus Fund $100.00
49 Senior Legacy Campaign $100.00
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Leaderboard
Be Part of Something BIG Total Gifts
Which campaign has the most number of Giving Day gifts?
Rank Department Gifts
1 Athletics 205
2 Honors College 138
3 Alice Brown Early Learning Center 113
4 Bridges to Adelphi 104
5 Adelphi Fund 65
6 Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program 57
7 College of Nursing and Public Health 36
8 Panther Pantry 35
9 Learning Resource Program 35
10 LGBTQ+ and Allies Excellence Fund 34
11 Political Science's Washington Internship 34
12 Adelphi Mentoring Program 31
13 Sustainable Adelphi: Oyster Reef Restoration 23
14 Women's Giving Circle 22
15 Aaron Bleich Fund for Creative Writing 21
16 Robert B. Willumstad School of Business 20
17 Performing Arts 20
18 Center for African, Black and Caribbean Studies 19
19 Multicultural Student Success 19
20 President's Student Success Scholarship 19
21 College of Education and Health Sciences 18
22 Department of Chemistry 18
23 Study Abroad 17
24 Greek Life and Social Fellowship Community 17
25 Jaggar Community Fellows 14
26 Other 13
27 Archaelogical Field Methods 13
28 Film and Video Festival 13
29 Panther Day of Service 12
30 Swirbul Library 11
31 Department of Physics 10
32 Fall Arts Festival 10
33 College of Arts and Sciences 8
34 Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology 7
35 Emergency Fund Vulnerable & International Students 6
36 Institute for Parenting 6
37 School of Social Work 5
38 Global Medical Brigade 5
39 Levermore Global Scholars 5
40 General Studies Program 3
41 Mindfulness Training 3
42 Commuter Student Services 3
43 Poughkeepsie Social Work Fund 2
44 College of Professional and Continuing Studies 1
45 Hauppauge Campus Fund 1
46 Hy Weinberg Center 1
47 Learning and Writing Center 1
48 Manhattan Campus Fund 1
49 Senior Legacy Campaign 1
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Giving Day Gatherings Leaderboard
It's on! Battle of the NYC, Washington, DC and FL Gatherings
Did you attend a Giving Day Gathering? If so, which one?
Rank Answer Gifts
1 New York City 54
2 Florida 5
3 Washington, D.C. 1
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Be Part of Something BIG Donor Affliation
What is your affiliation with Adelphi University?
What is your affiliation with Adelphi University?
Rank Answer Gifts
1 Faculty/Staff 359
2 Alumni 345
3 Student 127
4 Parent 125
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