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Internship Search Resources

There are countless databases for internships on the internet. Below are some of our favorites. Remember: when searching online, be critical of the information you find. Do additional research on the leads that you find to verify the validity of the opportunity before applying.

Government:

Note: Deadlines are mid-October!

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS)

National Security Agency (NSA)

US Department of State

US Secret Service

eScholar - Listing of federal government jobs, internships, scholarships, fellowships, and grants for students.

Makingthedifference.org - Search for federal internships by major in this internship directory.

The Politix Group - D.C. internships in politics and government.

Science & Environment:

AZA - Association of Zoos and Aquariums - Listing of Zoos & Aquariums which are accredited by the AZA. Many offer internships.

Research Experiences for Undergraduates listed by National Science Foundation are available in many science fields!

Business & Non-Profit (ideal for students of business, communications, English, sociology, psychology, etc.)

Idealist.org Action without Borders - The best website for those wanting to intern, work or volunteer at any nonprofit organization in the world!

Internmatch.com - Search for all types of internships by geographic area and keywords. Best used for metropolitan areas.

Indeed.com - Text boxes to search on "what" and "where" or use advanced search. Searches other internship job boards to yield results.

INROADS - Program that offers paid, multi-year internships with top companies for minority students.

You Intern - Search for internships and read about how interns rate their experiences.