Harvard Club of Naples Community Service
Fellowships & Internships


Harvard Club of Naples 2018-19 Internship Report

Rebecca Lambert, Chairperson

The Harvard Club of Naples began sponsoring internships for current Harvard students from Collier County with local not-for-profit groups in 2008.  Students receive $15/hour for their work averaging $1,821 per internship. To date, a total of 20 different students and 20 different not-for-profit organizations in our community have benefited from the HCN internship program and a total of $89,252 has been dispersed. This fiscal year $19,619 was paid to nine different Harvard students.

To date, the following organizations have benefitted from the Harvard Club of Naples internship program:

  • Naples Botanical Garden
  • Community Foundation
  • Hope for Haiti
  • NCH
  • Neighborhood Health Clinic
  • Women’s Philanthropic Network at the Community Foundation
  • Naples Children’s Education Foundation
  • Harvard Club of Naples
  • David Lawrence Center
  • Conservancy of Southwest Florida
  • Quest
  • Bonita Springs Lions Eye Clinic
  • Healthcare Network of SWFL
  • Friends of Foster Children Forever
  • Avow Hospice
  • Immokalee Pregnancy Center
  • Shipley Center, Health Park Medical Center
  • Artis-Naples
  • Legal Aid
  • Collier County Medical Society

The Harvard Club of Naples Internship Program is unique, providing much-needed financial support for our students while giving them work experience and exposure to the non-profit realm. The program also benefits our community’s non-profit organizations and increases Harvard’s visibility locally.