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Maryland BRAC Internship Information Center
http://www.internshipcenter.mhec.maryland.gov
This site was created to help students locate internships in Federal agencies as well as the military and defense contractors relocating to Maryland as a result of the Base Realignment and Closure Act of 2005. Internships are located at Andrews Air Force Base, Fort Meade, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Fort Detrick, Bethesda Medical Center, and other military sites in Maryland.

Internships.com
http://www.internships.com
Thousands, thousands, thousands of internships in every state in the Union.

Nonprofit Internship Opportunities

http://www.idealist.org
Select Internships for opportunities around the globe.

InternshipPrograms.com
http://www.internshipprograms.com
A national database of available internships with companies and government, including advertising, marketing, sports teams, arts, agriculture, and ecology. Links to employer home pages and in some cases an online application.

MonsterTrak
http://www.monstertrak.com
Internships and entry-level jobs targeted toward college students and recent graduates. Select student/Alums, then the state of Maryland. Under Colleges & Universities, select University of Maryland, College Park and click. You will be able to look at jobs, but to apply online register (free).

CareerRookie
http://www.careerrookie.com
CareerBuilder's special site for entry-level positions, internships, and part-time jobs. Advice articles.

Short-Term Opportunities
http://www2.binghamton.edu/ccpd/students/undergraduate/finding-a-job/short-term-opportunities.html
Internships, fellowships, social service, volunteering, non-profits, and more.

Fee-based travel + education + internship in Chicago, New York City, Los Angeles, and London. While the program is expensive, tuition covers logistical arrangements including housing, meals, daily transportation, seminars, weekend excursions, and staffing.

Regional Internship Center of Southwestern Pennsylvania
http://www.theregionalinternshipcenter.org

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Arts/Communications/Marketing
Intern Central - DC Ad Club Foundation
https://www.dcadclub.com/sites/default/files/files/DCInternCentral_Directory_upd_Dec_2011.pdf
Directory of DC-area companies that offer advertising and marketing internship opportunities.

Spoleto (South Carolina) Festival Apprentice Program

http://www.spoletousa.org/get-involved/apprenticeships
Late Spring/early Summer, short-term intensive opportunity to learn about the world of the performing arts and acquire hands-on experience in producing an international arts festival. Interns work at least a 40-hour week; this may include long workdays and nights as well as weekends. A weekly stipend of $250, housing at the College of Charleston, and a travel allowance are provided. May 12-June 8 for most positions.

Arts Management Summer Internships-NYC
http://www.artsandbusiness-ny.org/leadership_development/arts_management/default.asp
Sponsored by the Arts and Business Council of New York. 10 weeks, full-time, stipend. Must have completed the sophomore year by summer. "As this program seeks to promote diversity in the field of arts management, preference is given to African-American, Asian-American, Latina/o, and Native-American students." March 1st application deadline.

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
http://www.wolftrap.org/Education/Internships_for_College_Students.aspx
Early March deadline for summer positions. Includes special internships for African-American students and for Hispanic/Latino Students. Undergraduate students (must have completed one year of study or equivalent), graduate students, recent graduates (up to two years out of school), career-changers currently enrolled in a degree program, and international students (J-1 or F-1 Visa required) are eligible. Internships are in many, many fields.

Summer Fellowship Program
http://irts.org/programs/sfp/sfp.html
The International Radio & Television Society Foundation provides an all-expense-paid fellowship in New York City, which includes practical experience (internship) and career-planning advice. A select number of college juniors, seniors and graduate students are chosen from over 800 applicants across the country.  Students are responsible for their own transportation and housing.  However, a number of grants are available to assist applicants who live outside the metropolitan area.  The deadline to apply is early December.

PreserveNet
http://www.preservenet.cornell.edu
Full-time employment and internships.

Journalism Internships
http://www.journalismjobs.com/search_results_internship.cfm

Business
Northwestern Mutual Financial Services  
http://www.nmfn.com/tn/careers--intern0--int
Financial Representative Internship for the sales field.

Mountbatten London Internship Programme Early Deadline
http://www.mountbatten.org
Year long "internship" in a London corporation. Applicants must have a bachelor's or master's degree. For entry-level and people with a few years of experience. Earn a Certificate in International Business Practice with units from a University of Cambridge Management Diploma. Total fees are $2,850, plus travel and some living expenses. Housing accommodations are provided free. Interns receive approximately $1,100 monthly allowance. The company does not pay a salary. U. S. citizenship is required. Very early application deadlines.

DC-Maryland-Virginia Area - Multi-Field
Maryland BRAC Internship Information Center
http://www.internshipcenter.mhec.maryland.gov
This site was created to help students locate internships in Federal agencies as well as the military and defense contractors relocating to Maryland as a result of the Base Realignment and Closure Act of 2005. Internships are located at Andrews Air Force Base, Fort Meade, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Fort Detrick, Bethesda Medical Center, and other military sites in Maryland.

DC Internships
http://www.dcinternships.org
The Fund for American Studies provides internship opportunities in politics, economics, journalism, and business. There is an application fee, but some scholarships are available.

Washington Internship Institute
http://www.ielnet.org
Get a "capital experience" by doing an internship in Washington D. C. Sponsors from government agencies, businesses, law firms, for profit and nonprofit organizations.

Washington Internship Program
http://www.washingtoninternship.com
This program costs $3,400.

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Government and Public Policy
Pathways for Students and Recent Graduates to Federal Careers
Pathways is the federal government's new program to help students and recent graduates obtain internships and employment.
FAQs: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pathways_FAQs
Additional Information: https://www.usajobs.gov/studentsandgrads
Fact Sheet: http://www.opm.gov/HiringReform/Pathways/program/interns

U. S. Department of Homeland Security Scholarship and Fellowship Program
http://www.orau.gov/dhsed    Early Deadline
Scholarships and paid summer internships for undergraduates. Fellowships and summer internships for graduate students.

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
http://www.fletc.gov/student-information/college-intern-program

U.S. Department of Agriculture's Public Service Leaders Scholarship and Internship Program
http://www.hsi.usda.gov/Students/PSLS.htm  
Scholarship and paid internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.  Employment with USDA is required after graduation for each year of the scholarship.  For science, technical, and many, many other majors.

Washington Semester Program
http://www.american.edu/washingtonsemester
Hosted by American University. You will earn 12-16 credits by attending seminars (many with guest speakers who are major players in the U. S. government), working as an intern, and taking a class or doing a research project.

Pamela Harriman Foreign Service Fellowship   Early Deadline
http://www.wm.edu/harriman
Learn more about this highly competitive opportunity to work in the Secretary of State's office or the British and French Embassies during the Summer. Application is done through the State Department's regular internship program.

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship  Early Deadline
http://woodrow.org/fellowships/pickering/

U.S. Dept. of State Virtual Student E-internship Program

Early Deadline
http://www.state.gov/vsfs

Internship with the Maryland Governor's Executive Agencies
http://www.shrivercenter.org/gsip
Jobs are in one of the 20 offices in the Governor's office, such as Homeland Security, Legislative Office, Policy Office, etc. Early March deadline. Not from Maryland and will be home for the summer? See if your Governor has a similar program.

Maryland General Assembly Internship
http://www.english.umd.edu/academics/undergraduate/internships/current/mga-0
Opportunity to work in the Maryland state legislature.

Careers and Internships in Peace Studies
http://pawss.hampshire.edu
The Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies lists numerous organizations that are potential candidates for internships or full-time positions.

Fund for Peace
http://www.fundforpeace.org/global/?q=internships

Congressional Hunger Center
http://www.hungercenter.org
This private bi-partisan organization offers national and international fellowships to fight hunger and poverty. Living allowances, stipends, and travel allowances are offered. Must have a bachelor's degree. Includes the Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship and the Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellows program.

MaryPIRG
http://www.marypirg.org
The Maryland Public Interest Research Group offers internships to gain experience in organizing, grassroots organizing, media, and research.

Local Government Internships
Montgomery County, MD Community Correctional Intern
http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/doctmpl.asp?url=
/content/docr/JobPosting/InternshipPRRS.asp

Washington DC Government
http://dchr.dc.gov/page/careers

New York City Government
http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/html/employment/intern.shtml
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
http://www.mwcog.org/resources/internships

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Minorities, Persons with disAbilities, and Other Special Populations

Co-op/Internship Opportunities for Minority& Underrepresented Students
http://people.rit.edu/gtfsbi/Symp/mcoop.htm

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students
http://www.aspeninstitute.org/policy-work/nonprofit-philanthropy/leadership-initiatives/hearst
Internship sponsored by the Nonprofit Sector Research Fund (Aspen Institute in Washington, DC). Endowed Fellowship three times annually. Based on academic excellence and need. Open to undergraduate and graduate students who are members of minority ggoups. Serves as an intern with the Fund. Introduces a diverse group of students to issues relating to philanthropy, volunteerism, and nonprofit organizations.

Minority Career Workshop and Employer Networking Event
http://www.irts.org/programs/mcw/mcw.asp
In April, the International Radio & Television Society Foundation sponsors a two-day free event for recent graduates, graduate students, and junior and senior undergraduate students.  On the first day, panels focus on the electronic media business.  On the second day, recruiters interview attendees.  Applications due in January.


INROADS
http://www.inroads.org
INROADS goal is to place talented minority youth in corporations giving them valuable experience in business and community leadership.

United Negro College Fund Corporate Scholars/Intern Programs
http://www.uncf.org/sections/ForStudents/SS_Internships/internships.asp
UNCF has linked with several major corporations to provide summer experience and internships.

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity  Early Deadline
http://www.seo-usa.org
Outstanding 10-week summer internship program for talented Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian, and Native American students with any major. SEO provides mentoring, training, a Summer Seminar Series, and a life-long networking group. 40 firms 300+ internships in eight areas: accounting, asset management, corporate law, global corporate financial leadership, information technology, investment banking (NY/NJ/CT and other major cities), management consulting, and philanthropy.

NASCAR Diversity Internship
http://www.diversityinternships.com


Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
National Internship Program
http://www.hacu.net/hacu/HNIP.asp
Internships in many fields in DC and thoughout the country.

American Association of People with Disabilities Congressional Internship Program
http://www.aapd.com
AAPD has joined with the U. S. Congress for this summer opportunity.

EntryPoint - American Association for the Advancement of Science
http://www.entrypoint.org
AAAS partners with IBM, NASA, Merck, NOAA, Google, Lockheed Martin, CVS, NAVAIR and university science laboratories. AAAS identifies and screens undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities pursuing degrees in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business, and places them in paid summer internships.

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Health/Education/Social Service

U.S. Department of Agriculture's Public Service Leaders Scholarship and Internship Program
http://www.hsi.usda.gov/Students/PSLS.htm    Early Deadline
Scholarship and paid internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.  Employment with USDA is required after graduation for each year of the scholarship.  For science, technical, and many, many other majors.

CareersForGood - Jobs & Internships in Health and Human Services Organizations
http://www.careersforgood.org
The National Assembly lists paid and unpaid internships in numerous nonprofit human service organizations nationwide.

Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth Summer Program
http://cty.jhu.edu
Teach courses to gifted children from grades two through eight at several sites in the country or online.

Urban Education Leaders Internship Program
http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/About+DCPS/Human+Resources/
Urban+Education+Leaders+Internship+Program+(UELIP)

The District of Columbia Public Schools provides top undergraduate and graduate students opportunities to conduct research and work on education policy projects



Technology/Science/ Environment

International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience
http://www.iaeste.org
Sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students enrolled in a technical field of study (engineering, sciences, architecture, urban planning, computer science) at a four-year university in the United States are eligible. Deadline is January 23, 2006. Most of the available internships are 8-12 weeks during the summer, but longer placements are also available. Language skills are not required. Open to non-U.S. citizens.

National Network for Environmental Management Studies
http://www.epa.gov/enviroed/students.html
Fellowships are available for undergraduate and graduate students in environmental policy, regulation, and law; environmental management and administration; environmental science; public relations and communications; and computer programming and development. Other information about EPA student career experience opportunities.

University of Maryland Center for Undergraduate Research
http://www.ugresearch.umd.edu
The Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Studies offers resources for students wanting to gain research experience with professors for employment or graduate school.

Tech-Interns.com
http://tech-interns.com
For undergraduate and graduate science and engineering internships and co-op positions.  Sponsored by NASA and the American Society for Engineering Education.

Student Conservation Association
http://www.theSCA.org
Database of volunteer and paid internship opportunties all over the country.

Internships, Fellowships, and Student Programs at the U. S. EPA
http://www.epa.gov/careers/gradopp.html
Several programs are offered including the National Network for Environmental Management Studies internships.

Internships in Public Gardens
http://www.publicgardens.org
Their Career Center is under the Public Information link. Then scroll down for the link to internships. Also have a travel award to the annual conference.

How to Find a Summer Research Internship
http://www.mtholyoke.edu/courses/sbrowne/sistahs
Links to specific science research internships and other sites with information.

Internship and Fellowship Opportunities in Science
http://www.science.gov/internships/index.html
The federal government's Science.gov site provides a list of internships and fellowships for undergraduate and graduate students in federal agencies and labs.

Maryland Sea Grant Fellowship
http://www.mdsg.umd.edu/topics/graduate-fellowships/maryland-sea-grant-research-fellowships

University of Tennessee Summer Research Opportunities
for Undergraduates

http://web.bio.utk.edu/bcmb/summer_introduction.html

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International and International Organizations

International Internship Directory
http://globaledge.msu.edu/international-internships
International internship opportunities offered by two- and four-year colleges and universities, governmental agencies, non-profit groups, private organizations, and corporations. Managed by Michigan State University.

Working Abroad: Finding International Internships and Entry-Level Jobs
http://www.bls.gov/opub/ooq/2006/fall/art01.pdf

University of Rochester-Internships in Europe
http://www.rochester.edu/College/internships
The University of Rochester coordinates a program for a semester or summer abroad with an internship in London, Paris, Madrid, Brussels, Bonn and Cologne. Jobs are unpaid. Students generally have the equivalent of four semesters of college-level language study. You will be working in a non-English-speaking environment. Attitude and openness are often more important than language skills.

Go Abroad
http://www.goabroad.com
GoAbroad.com is a source for study abroad, language schools, overseas internships, international volunteer positions, teaching abroad, and jobs abroad.

Abroad China
http://www.abroadchina.net
Internship in China, but it will cost more than $4,000.

Boston University Global Internships
http://www.bu.edu/abroad
Study and work in Italy, France, Ireland, China and other countries. This program is very expensive.

Princeton University's Guide to International Internships
http://www.princeton.edu/career/undergrads/internships/abroad

Global Service Corps
http://www.globalservicecorps.org

Provides internships and short-term cross-cultural learning and community service adventures for adults.

CDS International
http://www.culturalvistas.org
Internships primarily in Germany, but also in Spain and Argentina. Language skills are necessary.

American Institute of Foreign Service Student Guide to Study Abroad & Career Development
http://www.aifsabroad.com/advisors/pdf/Tillman_AIFS_Student_Guide_Career.pdf

Britannia Student Services
http://www.britanniatravel.com
Student accomdation in London. The University Career Center has had no personal experience with this group. The link is here for informational purposes. As with any service, you should ask for references and carefully review its website, services, and costs.

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Housing

Apartment List
http://www.apartmentlist.com
Listings nationwide.

NYCIntern
http://www.nycintern.org
Summer housing for interns at The King’s College, a liberal arts college located in midtown Manhattan, in the Empire State Building.

Student Housing
http://www.studenthousing.org
In New York City.

The Webster
http://www.websterapartments.org
A residence in midtown Manhattan for working women, college interns and working college students.

SubLite
http://www.sublite.net
A student-to-student subletting network.


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