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The Graduate School at Hood College offers educational opportunities both inside and outside the classroom for all students — whether attending part time or full time, or working toward career advancement or an entirely new profession.

Curricular Practical Training (CPT – Internships for F-1 Students)

Many international (F-1) students are interested in internships (or CPT). There are a number of resources for securing such an opportunity after the F-1 student has completed his/her first year of coursework. Search for internships via our subscription to tool, GoinGlobal. Download the CPT form here.


Many students opt to pursue internships with businesses; federal, state and local agencies; and nonprofit organizations in the Frederick, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., vicinities. Learn more about the internships completed by Hood graduate students on the individual program pages. Download the CPT form here.

Research and project grants

The Graduate School provides special grants and financial support to students who wish to pursue special research and creative arts projects as part of their degree program. Funding can be used for travel or to purchase equipment and supplies. The application process can be found here.

Graduate workships and assistantships

Hood College offers a number of graduate assistantships that provide tuition and stipends for teaching and/or research assistance. Workships that provide partial tuition remission are available in academics, athletics and student life. Information on available workships and the application process can be found on the Graduate Assistantships and Workships page.