Rutledge Internship Award

To make your career building internship possible the Rutledge Internship Award can help cover housing, transportation, food and other basic expenses! The amount and number of awards vary each semester, however the award minimum is $500.


  • Must be a PennWest California Campus based student
  • Must reside in one of the following Southwestern Pennsylvania counties:
    • Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Somerset, Washington, or Westmoreland.  
  • Internship must be located at least 150 miles from PennWest California: 250 University Ave., California, PA 15419
  • Internship must be for academic credit

To Apply

Students from all majors may apply. To learn more visit the Internship Center in Natali 138, call 724-938-1578, or email Completed applications are due at least two weeks before the start of the semester.

By Meaghan Clister
Meaghan Clister Director of Internships and Experiential Education for the Internship Center