We’ve provided numerous links below to sources for finding an internship. Use these sources not only to apply to programs but to begin researching to find out what might be available to you. Perhaps you need to wait another year before applying – keeping track of this information will make you more successful in your attempts to locate, and participate in, a valuable internship. Many programs begin recruiting during the Fall Semester for the following Summer Program so it’s never too early to begin your research and apply for different programs.
Sites where you will find a multitude of opportunities posted.
Many internship programs are available only to specific groups. Check out the following if you think you may qualify.
The government has many opportunities available to students. For many of these internships, you must begin the process fairly early (at least six months prior to intended internship) due to the need to obtain a security clearance. But they are well worth it.
These sites specifically give opportunities to Arts majors on internships, fellowships, and apprenticeships.
Corporate & Institutional
Are there specific companies that you are interested in? The best way to find out about internship opportunities is to go directly to their website and look for ‘College programs’ or ‘Career’ sections – they will generally have information on their internships as well.
Most of these organizations are in need of assistance, regardless of your major. Have some idea of what you would like to accomplish working for them.
There are quite a few opportunities to participate in an international internship as well. Again, it generally requires more planning time but you’ll find it well worth the effort.
Summer Programs & Internships for High School and College Students
- Ventures Scholars Program and Gateways. Black Excel Founder has met with Jessica Arkin National Director Ventures Scholars Program and highly recommends this program and its resources Summer Gateways featured:(with links) http://www.venturescholar.org/hs/enrichment.html
- Math Gateways for High Scool Students – Summer Math Programs and Camps for High School Students. http://www.ams.org/employment/mathcamps.html
- Summer Medical and Dental Programs & More – This is a major site with possibilities at elite schools. Free full tuition, housing, and meals for six-week summer medical and dental school preparatory program that offers eligible students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation – http://www.smdep.org/
If you are looking for a full-time position, check out these Job Search Links.