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Maryland BRAC Internship Information Center
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.

Thousands, thousands, thousands of internships in every state in the Union.

Nonprofit Internship Opportunities

Select Internships for opportunities around the globe.

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.

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).

CareerBuilder's special site for entry-level positions, internships, and part-time jobs. Advice articles.

Short-Term Opportunities
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


Intern Central - DC Ad Club Foundation
Directory of DC-area companies that offer advertising and marketing internship opportunities.

Spoleto (South Carolina) Festival Apprentice Program

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
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
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
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.

Full-time employment and internships.

Northwestern Mutual Financial Services  
Financial Representative Internship for the sales field.

Mountbatten London Internship Programme Early Deadline
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
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
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
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
This program costs $3,400.


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

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

U.S. Department of Agriculture's Public Service Leaders Scholarship and Internship Program
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
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
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.

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship  Early Deadline

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

Early Deadline

Internship with the Maryland Governor's Executive Agencies
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
Opportunity to work in the Maryland state legislature.

Careers and Internships in Peace Studies
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

Congressional Hunger Center
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.

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

Washington DC Government

New York City Government
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments


Minorities, Persons with disAbilities, and Other Special Populations

Co-op/Internship Opportunities for Minority& Underrepresented Students

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students
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
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 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
UNCF has linked with several major corporations to provide summer experience and internships.

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity  Early Deadline
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.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
National Internship Program
Internships in many fields in DC and thoughout the country.

American Association of People with Disabilities Congressional Internship Program
AAPD has joined with the U. S. Congress for this summer opportunity.

EntryPoint - American Association for the Advancement of Science
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.


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
The National Assembly lists paid and unpaid internships in numerous nonprofit human service organizations nationwide.

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

Technology/Science/ Environment

International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience
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
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
The Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Studies offers resources for students wanting to gain research experience with professors for employment or graduate school.

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
Database of volunteer and paid internship opportunties all over the country.

Internships, Fellowships, and Student Programs at the U. S. EPA
Several programs are offered including the National Network for Environmental Management Studies internships.

Internships in Public Gardens
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
Links to specific science research internships and other sites with information.

Internship and Fellowship Opportunities in Science
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


International and International Organizations

International Internship Directory
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

University of Rochester-Internships in Europe
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
GoAbroad.com is a source for study abroad, language schools, overseas internships, international volunteer positions, teaching abroad, and jobs abroad.

Abroad China
Internship in China, but it will cost more than $4,000.

Boston University Global Internships
Study and work in Italy, France, Ireland, China and other countries. This program is very expensive.

Princeton University's Guide to International Internships

Global Service Corps

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

CDS International
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

Britannia Student Services
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.



Apartment List
Listings nationwide.

Summer housing for interns at The King’s College, a liberal arts college located in midtown Manhattan, in the Empire State Building.

Student Housing
In New York City.

The Webster
A residence in midtown Manhattan for working women, college interns and working college students.

A student-to-student subletting network.