Online Resources (Internships – Students)

Internship Databases

Internships.com: Internships.com considers itself to be the “leading nexus between internships and students, higher education and employers.” Users can browse for internships based on their major, desired location, desired companies, compensation, and time commitment.

Idealist.org: Idealist.org is THE place to find non-profit jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities. As of this writing, the site features 4,047 internship opportunities worldwide with 3,375 of them being in the U.S. The database is updated daily.

Indeed.com: Indeed is the “#1 job site worldwide, with over 40 million unique visitors and 1 billion job searches per month.” The website features a free internship search that shows available opportunities from employer websites as well as job boards and allows users to search based on keywords, location, and salary.

Monster College: Monster College, a part of Monster.com (Monster Worldwide), is a job search site directed specifically at helping “college students and recent grads find their first career.” Apart from searching for jobs, students can also hunt for internships in “government, non-profits, service vocations, start-ups, or the corporate sphere.”

Simply Hired: Simply Hired has a simple objective in mind: they want to build “the largest online database of jobs on the planet” so that the process of finding a new job is “a simple yet effective, enjoyable journey” for the user. The database contains thousands of listings for internship opportunities in virtually every field throughout the country.

O*NET Online: Welcome to your tool for career exploration and job analysis! O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

International Internship Sites

Global Experiences: an international education programs provider, specializing in international internships and work experience abroad, summer internships, fashion internships abroad, volunteer programs, teaching English as a second language, foreign language training, and similar programs. Fee-Based.

AIESEC: is the global youth network impacting the world through leadership development experiences. AIESEC has been facilitating youth leadership activities as well as international internships & volunteer experiences for over 65 years, developing a global learning environment across 124 countries & territories.

Going Global: provides country-specific career and employment information, including world-wide internship and job postings, H1B employer listings, corporate profiles, and career resources for 30 countries.

GoAbroad.com: GoAbroad.com is the umbrella organization that includes StudyAbroad.com, InternAbroad.com, VolunteerAbroad.com, etc. Thousands of international opportunities can be found for those seeking an experience abroad. GoAbroad.com was designed to link potential travelers with international organizations.

Federal Internship Sites

Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars: through its programs, students can earn academic credit while they gain practical experience, discover professional strengths and weaknesses, and evaluate career paths.

HACU: The HACU National Internship Program also operates out of the Washington, DC, office and places 500 student interns each year with federal agencies in Washington or in field offices around the country.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is one of the leading Hispanic non-profit and non-partisan 501(c) (3) organizations in the country. CHCI was established in 1978 to help increase opportunities for Hispanics to participate in and contribute to the American policy making process.

Washington Internship Institute: search the database to find vital information on all about academic internships — mostly in government — in the Washington, D.C. area.

Student Jobs: Student Jobs is a part of USA Jobs, the federal government’s official site for jobs and hiring information. Student Jobs lists internships, part-time opportunities, and entry level federal government careers throughout the country (and in some cases, abroad).

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