American Association for the Advancement of Science (Nationwide)
Position: ENTRY POINT! Intern Program in: Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science and some Business Mission: ENTRY POINT! is a program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science offering outstanding internship opportunities for students with disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business.
Buehler Planetarium and Observatory (Fort Lauderdale, FL)
Position: Planetarium Operations Intern
Mission: The goal of the Buehler Internship is to create well-rounded planetarians with experience in all aspects of a planetarium’s operations.
Caremark (Scottsdale, AZ and Northbrook, IL)
Positions: Communications Intern; Corporate Compliance Intern; Finance Intern; Human Resources Intern; Information Technology Intern; Legal Intern; Marketing Intern; Sales Intern
Mission: Our mission is to be the premier health management solutions provider, enabling individuals and plan sponsors to optimize their healthcare investment.
Environmental Defense Fund (Nationwide)
Position: Environmental Marketing Intern
Mission: Environmental Defense is dedicated to protecting the environmental rights of all people, including future generations. Among these rights are access to clean air and water, healthy and nourishing food, and a flourishing ecosystem.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (Washington, DC)
Position: Honors Internship Program
Mission: The FBI Honors Internship Program is a paid internship offered to undergraduate and graduate college students that provides an exciting insider’s view of FBI operation and an opportunity to explore the many careers within the Bureau.
Focus Features/Rogue Pictures (New York, NY or Los Angeles, CA)
Position: Movie Marketing Intern
Mission: Focus Features is a motion picture production, financing, and worldwide distribution company, committed to bringing moviegoers the most original stories from the world’s most innovative filmmakers.
Glimmerglass Opera (Cooperstown, NY)
Position: Numerous Positions
Mission: Glimmerglass Opera is an internationally-acclaimed company that produces a yearly summer festival, consisting of four operas that run in repertory from the beginning of July to the end of August.
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (Washington, DC)
Position: Barbara Jordan Health Policy Scholars Program
Mission: The Scholars Program brings talented African American, Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Asian/Pacific Islander college seniors and recent graduates to Washington, D.C., for placement in congressional offices to learn about health policy.
High Desert Mavericks (High Desert, CA)
Position: Game Management Intern
Mission: The High Desert Mavericks are a “High A” affiliate of the Seattle Mariners and play in the Southern Division of the California League.
Hispanic Heritage Foundation (Nationwide)
Position: Latinos on Fast Track Workforce Program
Mission: The LOFT program was created by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation in partnership with the Hispanic College Fund (HCF) to systematically identify, prepare and place emerging Latino professionals in specific industries or jobs to bolster America’s workforce.
Humanity in Action American Program: Diversity & Democracy (New York, NY)
Position: Diversity and Democracy Intern
Mission: The HIA American Program is designed to promote and facilitate an ongoing trans-Atlantic dialogue about the challenges that democratic societies encounter as they experience new degrees and forms of diversity. The goal is to reinforce the HIA Fellows’ commitment to democratic values and human rights; to encourage American and European students to further develop leadership qualities; and to foster a growing international community bound together by these commitments.
Position: Minority Internship Program
Mission: INROADS provides global corporations direct access to the best and brightest ethnically diverse talent, who historically have been under-represented in business and industry. Upon completing the INROADS process, these ambitious young men and women are able to demonstrate clearly, precisely and convincingly how their contributions and performance add measurable value to their companies’ bottom line, and the overall strength of the global market.
National Science Foundation (Nationwide)
Positions: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Internships in Animal Behavior; Astronomical Sciences; Atmospheric Sciences; Biological Sciences; Chemistry; Computer & Information Science and Engineering; Economic Services; Cyberinfrastructure; Department of Defense; Earth Sciences; Education & Human Resources; Engineering; Ethics and Values Studies; International Science and Engineering; Materials Research; Mathematical Sciences; Ocean Sciences; Physics; Polar Programs; Social, Behavioral Mission: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects designed especially for the purpose.
Website: NSF: www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/reu_search.cfm
NEW YORK ARTS PROGRAM (NEW YORK, NY)
Position: Numerous Positions
Mission: The New York Arts Program is open to students from all academic majors and all accredited institutions of higher learning. This program is designed to provide students seriously interested in the performing, visual and media arts with an opportunity to experience the world of the established professional artist or organization in New York City.
Northwestern Mutual Financial Network (Nationwide)
Position: Financial Representative Intern
Mission: Since 1857, Northwestern Mutual has consistently focused on one ambition: to do the right thing for the people who put their trust in us.
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (Nationwide)
Position: Department of Energy Scholars Program
Mission: Join the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) where the latest scientific research and development supports an improved quality of life for all Americans. In meeting its mission to discover solutions to power and secure America’s future, DOE is committed to the following: Energy Security, Nuclear Security, Scientific Discovery and Innovation, Environmental Responsibility, Management Excellence.
Planned TV Arts (renamed to Media Connect) (New York, NY)
Positions: Marketing Intern; Public Relations Intern
Mission: Planned Television Arts provides quality media representation and book publicity to a diverse array of high-profile leaders.
Project Vote Smart (Philipsburg, Montana)
Position: National Political Awareness Test Intern; Research and Hotline Intern; News Intern; Publications Intern; Membership Intern; Information Technology Intern; Facilities and Recreation Intern; Lodge Intern
Mission: The Project’s efforts to defend citizens’ right to the facts about those who govern them do not stop on Election Day.
Student Conservation Association (Charlestown, NH)
Positions: Botany Intern; Wildlife Management Intern (TN); Assistant Volunteer Coordinator (DC); Visitor Services Intern (TX) Mission: To build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of our environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.
The Cloisters (New York, NY)
Position: Museum Education Intern
Mission: The Cloisters, the branch museum of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to the art of medieval Europe, offers eight paid internship positions for undergraduate college students. During the nine-week program, interns are responsible for conducting gallery workshops with New York City day campers and for developing a public gallery talk, which they deliver in the last week.
The White House (Washington, DC)
Position: Internship Program
Mission: In addition to normal office duties, interns attend weekly lectures, volunteer at special events, participate in tours, and contribute to a community service project in the Washington, D.C. area. White House Internships are unpaid positions and participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation and housing.
U.S. Department of Justice: Environment and Resources Division (Washington, DC)
Position: Paralegal Specialist Intern
Mission: The Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) is a 700 person organization with approximately 400 attorneys and nearly 300 legal support and administrative staff.
U.S. State Department (Washington, DC)
Position: Clerical Intern
Mission: Get acquainted with the challenges and opportunities at the U.S. Department of State through our Summer Clerical Program.
Website: www.state.gov/careers/ (specific position site no longer active)