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Internship Employer Compilations

Do you have an internship in mind, but you can't find the right organization? These PDFs contain hundreds of possible organizations around the country, sorted by topic and location. Even if you can't find the right fit in these documents, try contacting a similar organization and asking for suggestions, or schedule a session with a counselor at the SEC!

Resources by Field

Use the table below to quickly access your field of interest. Each section has a few useful sites, along with a PDF 

 

Advertising & Public Relations

All About Public Relations - All about Public Relations provides information about job openings in public relations, internships, the basics of PR and marketing, career guides, and articles related to the field of Public Relations.

CreativeHUB.com - CreativeHub.com supports entrepreneurs by designing and developing websites and building mobile and social media applications for businesses. 

The Write Jobs - The Write Jobs is a specialty job board and career resource for journalism, media, publishing and writing professionals. The Write Jobs is part of Writers Write, Inc.'s network of resources for creative professionals which includes Writenews.com and Writerswrite.com.

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Architecture, Arts, Media, & Museums

American Association of Museums - The American Association of Museums has been bringing museums together since 1906, helping to develop standards and best practices, gathering and sharing knowledge, and providing advocacy on issues of concern to the entire museum community. Use their site to browse through internships, volunteer opportunities, and paid positions.  

AEJob.com - AEJob.com is a career site for Architects, Engineers & Environmental Consultants where you can search jobs, post resumes, and seek links to resources on the web.

Playbill - Playbill.com's casting and job listings provide a searchable database of theatre-related jobs and auditions across the country.

Smithsonian Institute - View and apply for open jobs at the Smithsonian Institute; perfect for those interested in museums, science, education, or business. 

The Art Career Project - comprehensive resource for pursuing an education and career in art (fine, visual, performing, writing, design).

View more resources for Architecture, Arts, Media and Museums (PDF).

Business

Business.com - Business.com provides resources and links related to a variety of jobs in the business sector. 

Sustainable Business - "Green Dream Jobs" offers a searchable database of renewable energy jobs (solar jobs, wind jobs, geothermal and wave jobs), green building jobs, organic industry jobs, green mutual fund jobs, green venture capital jobs, green non-profit jobs, and green government jobs.

Wall Street Journal’s Career Journal - In addition to a comprehensive job search engine, the Wall St. Journal's Careers site offers insight into office life, career strategies, graduate programs, and other news and trends.  

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Communication & Journalism

American Copy Editors Society - This group features job listings specifically for copy editors.

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Education

Breakthrough Collaborative - Breakthrough increases educational opportunities for motivated middle school students and inspires talented high school and college students to pursue careers in education. 

Teach for America - Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates of all academic majors and career interests who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become leaders in the effort to expand educational opportunity. Learn more about the program, and how to apply, on TFA's website. Click here for a video about TFA.

Urban Teachers Residency United – A network to prepare teachers working in urban public schools by providing them with a residency and specific skills for the classroom.

WorldTeach - WorldTeach provides opportunities for volunteers to teach in developing countries, making a meaningful contribution to schools and communities that are in great need of teachers.  Most volunteers teach English, and students range in age depending on the placement.  In some countries, volunteers may also teach math, science, computer skills, or HIV/AIDS awareness.

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Environment & Wildlife

American Zoo and Aquarium Association - Those interested in working with animals can search for a variety of job and internship openings in zoos, amusement parks, aquariums, museums, etc. around the world.

Earthworks - Earthworks allows you to post a resume or browse job listings in oil, energy, mining, geoscience, seismology, earth science, environmental science, engineering, remediation, agriculture, forestry, ecology, meteorology, atmospheric science, oceanography, marine science, and a number of other related subjects. 

GreenBiz.com - GreenBiz.com's green jobs and career center has a job database listing careers in solar and renewable energy, cleantech, green building, sustainable businesses and socially responsible organizations, and more.  The database is searchable by region, experience level, and/or category.

Student Conservation Association - Tens of thousands of green professionals, from park superintendents to urban planners, can trace their start to SCA.  SCA is where college and high school students connect with nature, render hands-on service, gain new skills and perspectives, and launch a lifetime of stewardship.

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GLBTQ

Human Rights Campaign Foundations - As the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, the Human Rights Campaign is dedicated to ending discrimination, securing equal rights and protecting the health and safety of LGBT Americans. The HRC offers a wide-range of job opportunities as well as a multidisciplinary internship program.

Out for Work - Out for Work functions as a complimentary component in the total educational experience of LGBT students, primarily in the development, evaluation, initiation and implementation of career plans and opportunities. OFW's programs, resources and services provide assistance to students in the cultivation of skills to explore career options, master search techniques and strategies, and research employment opportunities. To access the Resource Library, use username "library" and password "outforwork".

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Government & Public Service

AmeriCorps - AmeriCorps is a national network of programs that engages more than 70,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet critical needs in communities throughout the nation. AmeriCorps offers several ways to get involved, from part-time local service programs to full-time residential programs. Members receive guidance and training so they can make a contribution that suits their talents, interests, and availability. View AmeriCorps Programs by State.

USA Jobs - The official site of US government jobs, USA Jobs is a one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information. Create an account, be informed, and look for a job.

White House Internship Program -The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today's young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities.

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Health & Medicine

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention - Use this site to search job openings, fellowships, internships, volunteer positions, and overseas careers at the CDC.

National Institute of Health - The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the US Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. As well as searching for jobs with NIH, this site can provide you with job descriptions, a glossary, federal resume tips, and guides about the application process.

Public Health Employment Connection - PHEC is a FREE job posting, resume posting, and job search site that has been created for the express purpose of centralizing public health career information for public health professionals and employers.  

World Health Organization - WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. Search and apply for WHO jobs and internships through this easy-to-navigate site.

View more resources for Health and Medicine (PDF).

Legal, Law Enforcement, & Public Policy

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nationwide, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the principles of liberty and equality embodied in the U.S. Constitution. Our undergraduate internship program is designed to expose interns to legal aspects of public interest work.

Center on Juvenile & Criminal Justice - Learn about internship opportunities at CJCJ's San Francisco office. Dependent on the agency's particular needs at the time, interns can provide research assistance on various projects and assist with the production of reports and releases to promote needed reforms in criminal justice policy.

Earth Justice - This site lists job opportunities at Earth Justice, including internships, externships, and clerkships. The database can be searched by regional office or by job type.

Supreme Court -The Supreme Court’s Judicial Internship Program offers undergraduates and graduating seniors who have interests in law, management, and social sciences a unique opportunity to gain exposure to the field of judicial administration through work in the Office of the Counselor to the Chief Justice.

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Mathematics, Science & Technology

Be An Actuary - Users can learn about what the job of an actuary entails, search job openings in the field, take an online skills quiz, and investigate scholarship opportunities for those interested in becoming actuaries.  

National Science Foundation - The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…"  Those interested in working with the NSF can browse job openings and career information under the Career Opportunities section.

Research Experience for Undergraduates National Science Foundation Summer Internships. The National Science Foundation has an Internet posting that lists all the NSF-supported undergraduate research sites for the summer. These projects and sites provide great opportunities for summer research, especially in large, research-oriented universities. Request information from any of the sites that interest you.

View more resources for Mathematics, Science and Technology (PDF).

Non-Profit, Social and Human Services, Foundations & Volunteer

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) - National Chapter  -The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 30,000 members in 206 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs.  AFP Jobs Service is the premier electronic recruitment resource for the fundraising industry. Post your resume, search openings, and submit to jobs.

Global Volunteer Network - The Global Volunteer Network (GVN) offers volunteer service opportunities in community projects around the world. GVN currently provide volunteer programs through partner organizations in 21 countries throughout South America, Africa and Asia.

Idealist - This page lists useful nonprofit-oriented job sites and directories from all over the web. It includes internships, volunteer opportunities, and jobs.

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Summer Jobs

American Camp Association - Listing of ACA accredited campuses and connections to listings of openings in summer camps throughout the U.S.

Cool Works - Seasonal jobs can provide you with a lot of life experience and great friends. Cool Works has a listing of such jobs.

OutdoorEd.com -The purpose of OutdoorEd.com is to provide a rich community for professional outdoor and experiential educators to come together and share their knowledge, ideas, questions, and issues. Outdoor Ed offers an advanced search engine for finding the latest job postings, or search the company directory where you can identify companies by type, region, client population, category, and activities.

View more resources for Summer Jobs (PDF).

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