The Road Less Traveled: Non-Profit Internships

Top 3 Myths About Interning With Non-Profit Organizations

It’s easy to get drawn into imagining yourself as an intern at Google or with a prestigious firm on Wall Street. The reality is that most big name corporations have highly selective internship and employment programs. By one estimate, you would have a better shot at gaining admission to Stanford or Harvard than you would at scoring a job at Google. What other options are available as the competition for internship positions and jobs becomes more intense?

Nonprofit internships are often overlooked as an excellent way to gain transferable skills and work on substantive projects that you can own.

To debunk some of the common myths about interning with a nonprofit, see full article.

By Avin Jordan
Avin Jordan Experiential Learning Program Coordinator Avin Jordan