This page has links to other websites that have lists of internships. For information about specific internships, see our Internship Opportunities.
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These links are to other websites that list internships. Look at these sites and also look at our internship opportunities page, which has specific internships you can apply for, with updated links and application deadline information.
Each year, congressman Mel Watt's office compiles a list of internship opportunities within the federal government for undergraduate, graduate and law students. The information contained in this publication was provided by federal departments and agencies at his request and, unfortunately, does not include every available opportunity.
Mobility International USA (MIUSA), an organization devoted to empowering people with disabilities around the world to achieve their human rights through international exchange and international development, provides a listing of more than 20 internship opportunities in international development and international exchange, including information about the sponsoring organization, internship duties, deadlines, financial aid information, and contact information. Mobility international also has exchange programs specifically related to disability rights and leadership. Project Vision wrote an article about doing exchange programs through Mobility International in December of 2002 that you can read in our archives. We also link to more exchange programs on our Educational Opportunities page.
In addition to information about traineeships and volunteer positions this free online database lists universities offering services for disabled students. Presently over 1,100 universities in 36 countries are covered. The database is in English, free of charge and open to anyone.
Latinos on Fast Track (LOFT) was created to systematically identify, prepare and place emerging Latino professionals in industry specific jobs to bolster the Latino management presence in America’s workforce. Through creative partnerships with the private and public sectors, LOFT identifies ideal candidates for targeted jobs or internships and provides industry-specific training through tutorials, workshops and educational materials.
Internship seekers, employers and career centers all can make use of this online resource. Internships 4 You allows potential interns to search an online internships database for free. Search criteria including 'keyword,' 'job category.' 'state,' 'education level,' and 'when posted,' help users conduct an efficient search. Internship listings include the focus of the internships, the company or organization hiring as well as a detailed account of the intern's duties, and what skills they will have the opportunity to learn. Employers are allowed to post internship, co-operative and volunteer listings on the website free of charge.
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute has a detailed list of over 50 internships available for Latino youth in cities around the country. Most of the internship programs focus on public policy, advocacy and education training for emerging leaders. There are opportunities available with organizations including the National Organization of Women (NOW), Migrant Health Promotion and more.
The WRP's stellar database of individually interviewed and pre-screened college and university students with disabilities is available to meet your summer or permanent workforce needs. This pipeline program is co-sponsored by the US Department of Labor and the Department of Defense. If you are a Federal agency, go to www.wrp.gov. If you are not a Federal agency, you can request a search by contacting the Employer Assistance and Recruiting Network (EARN).
Seven years ago, Caroline Kouassiaman, then a senior at Occidental College, created the first Resource Guide of Summer Opportunities for Minority Undergraduate Students. It was so popular she has updated it and republished it every year. The guide contains descriptions of more than 130 summer research programs, internships, and conferences geared towards minority students.
DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) at the University of Washington supports college-capable students with disabilities as they pursue challenging academic programs and careers. The purpose of the project is to increase the number of people with disabilities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Students with disabilities can become part of the AccessSTEM Team, engaging in an on-line community of peers and professionals, paid internships, other work experiences, research opportunities, and other activities as they transition to college, graduate school, and employment. We are recruiting high school and college students with disabilities in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska to join the AccessSTEM Team.