Internship Resources

This page consists of selected web sites that have come to the attention of CES staff. Although staff members take care in selecting sites which seem appropriate to Puget Sound students and recent graduates, a site’s inclusion on this page should not be construed as an endorsement by CES or the University.

General Internship Links
Access thousands of internships across the country (InternshipLink) and around the world (Going Global). These two resources are available exclusively to Puget Sound student via the CES resources on Cascade.

USAID is the principal U.S. agency to extend assistance to countries recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty, and engaging in democratic reforms.

Independent Colleges of Washington offers internship and career opportunities with Washington employers who support higher education.

InternshipPrograms.Com is an internship search engine powered by WetFeet.com. Post your resume on-line and search their database for internship opportunities.

The Philadelphia Center: Students from all majors may consider this structured internship program in Philadelphia with employers ranging from the Philadelphia Zoo to the Environmental Protection Agency, the District Attorney’s Office and more. As an intern, you’ll work four days a week in a well-supervised, unpaid position for academic credit. Philadelphia Center students are assured of receiving substantial work experience and exploring possible career options.

Employer Specific Internship Programs
Smithsonian Internship Opportunities: Internships are available year-round. Application materials are on-line. Functional areas of internships may include administration, research, outreach, and museum work.

National Institute of Health (NIH) offers summer research internships. Scholar (intern) bios, research descriptions, and application information is available.

Disney's College Program offers opportunities in hospitality, on-stage entertainment, operations, vacation planner, costumer, and more. Also available on the site is information about the “Disney Look”, housing, schedule, application.

Boeing Internship Program: This site provides general information about Boeing’s internship program including lists of targeted majors, desired skill sets, position descriptions, application information and more. Be sure to watch the CES calendar of events to see when Boeing will be coming to campus! 

Arts and Entertainment
Entertainment Careers posts various internship and full-time job postings with networks, studios, TV and radio stations, and more including animation and broadcasting.

Environment
Alaska State Parks post Volunteer and Volunteer Internship information for the State of Alaska’s Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation. Position descriptions, application information, and general resources are available.

Government
Washington State Legislative Internship Program: Provides information and application materials for full-time, Spring semester internship. Details on finding Washington State legislators, legislative committees, and bill information also available.

U.S. Department of State manages several intern programs for students to gain experience in a foreign affairs environment through first-hand knowledge. This website provides details on both paid and unpaid opportunities along with application information.

The Fund for American Studies Internships sponsors Institutes that teach college students about the principles and values upon which the United States was founded. The Institutes are held in Washington, D.C. in partnership with Georgetown University.

State of Oregon: Internships exist in areas including Governor’s Affirmative Action Office; Departments of Forestry, Parks and Recreation, Education; Office of the Governor, and more. Information and application materials available on-line.

The Washington Center Internship Program provides diverse, highly motivated interns to thousands of organizations in government, business and the non-profit sector. Application information, deadlines, and security clearance details available on-line.

Washington State Governor's Intern Program provides 3 to 6-month internships. Application information and program details are available on this website.

Health and Wellness
Premier Health and Fitness Resources: Touted as the “central website for health and fitness professionals” this site serves as a clearinghouse for jobs and internships in the health and fitness profession. Search by geographic region and/or job function area.

Internships Abroad: Search for international internships by country and internship area. Also find information on teaching and volunteering abroad, hostels, and currency conversion.

Internships for International Students
Center for International Career Development is geared for International students. This site outlines training programs, international education and cultural exchange for international trainees and American companies. Includes information on J-1 Trainee Visa.

Public Service
Quaker Information Center Internships, Peace and Justice is a gateway to Quaker heritage and to modern Quakerism in Philadelphia and worldwide. This website provides links to a variety of opportunities to do volunteer service with Friends organizations.
 
Action without Borders: A full-time, internship and volunteer search engine for opportunities helps you find Non-Profit Organizations nationwide. Look for “My Idealist” to sign up to receive job notices via email message.

Research
The National Science Foundation 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. This website provides links with contact information as well as basic application information.

Research Internships for Education (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory): A world class scientific research environment in Livermore, CA with state-of-the-art facilities offering research internships. Application information, intern biographies, and housing information available on the website.

Technology
SeattleJobs.Org posts on-line high tech jobs and facilitates networking site for positions in the Seattle area. Listings of full-time and internship opportunities available.