Guaranteed Paid Internship Program (GPIP) for Freshman Students

Student in a lab at an internship work site

UIC offers a unique opportunity to freshman engineering students. Conceived of and supported by the faculty and the dean of the College of Engineering, the Guaranteed Paid Internship Program (GPIP) gives incoming fall freshman students the opportunity to serve as paid interns during the summer months, providing they meet certain criteria by the end of their first year of study.

Who is Eligible for GPIP?

Freshman Engineering and Computer Science students who are directly admitted into the College of Engineering in the Fall of the academic year.

The GPIP application will be available for the 2021-2022 academic year in fall 2021. Only new transfer and freshman students starting in the fall are eligible to apply.

GPIP Eligibility Requirements