Internships and Summer Job Resources
The following listings provide resources for summer jobs and internships, and many contain advice. Please keep in mind that the Kenyon Career Connector is used for posting all internships that Kenyon's Career Development Office receives directly.
Internships.com is another resource Kenyon students can use where we post summer job and internship listings. Thousands of internships are available from thousands of companies in over 1500 cities around the world, with new positions posted every few minutes.
InternMatch is one of the largest free internship listing sites and focuses on positions with startup companies, non-profits, and other difficult to find opportunities. The site is flexible and easy to use -- you can easily search different fields and locations, and apply to as many positions as you'd like without any registration required. Also, check out the InternMatch Blog, a constantly-updating resource of the latest internship trends, insights, and student success stories.
- General Summer Job & Internship Resources
- Internship Resources Especially for Students of Color
- Camp Resources (and other seasonal jobs)
Action Without Borders (also known as Idealist.org)
Internships (and jobs) with non-profit organizations, volunteer opportunities with community agencies; these are available domestically and in over 160 other countries.
Center for Strategic and International Studies Internships
CSIS has been dedicated to providing world leaders with strategic insights on - and policy solutions to - current and emerging global issues. They offer both full and part-time internships in the fall, spring and summer for undergraduate, advanced students and recent graduates interested in gaining practical experience in public policy at an institution dedicated to analysis and policy impact.
Environmental Careers Organization
The Environmental Careers Organization (ECO) is the country's leading environmental careers development organization.ECO's mission is to protect and enhance the environment through the development of diverse leaders, the promotion of careers, and the inspiration of individual action. ECO accomplishes this through internships, career advice, career products, research and consulting.
Federal Government Internships
Searchable database of Federal government internships and student jobs.
The leading information hub for all things college recruiting.
A national database of internships for students and recent graduates. You can search jobs and post resumes to their website.
Another searchable internship database.
Click "Internship Job Board" to search for internships by type and location in a large database.
InternshipPrograms.com (A service of WetFeet)
Post your résumé to employers who are exclusively looking for intern, search their extensive database of internships, read internship reviews or create your own real-intern profile, or research companies and careers.
Orion Grassroots Network
A variety of internship opportunities in grass-roots, progressive causes.
UCLA Summer Research Programs
This major research university offers opportunities in life and physical sciences.
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
From the National Science Foundation, this site links to hundreds of research opportunities in 18 primary categories!
Family Service, Inc. Internships
Paid internships for students of color. (St. Paul, MN)
Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory
Summer Internships in Science and Technology - SIST
Affiliated with the Black Collegian
Minority Access, Inc
(click "Programs" then "Minority Access Internship Program"). Headquartered in MD, heavily geared toward the federal government and DC, but other opportunities are available. Round-trip travel is usually included with the internships; housing assistance is available.
NCAA - Ethnic Minority and Women's Internship Programs
Paid, twelve-month positions for individuals interested in administration of intercollegiate athletics.
New England Board of Higher Education - NEBHE
(Click "Programs" then "internships") For paid summer internships with New England's top environmental businesses, nonprofits and government agencies (must reside in NE).Also see their diversity initiative for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) http://www.nebhe.org/diversity_programs.html
New York Times Summer Internship Program - While open to all students, "...the program remains as an integral part of The Times" enduring commitment to recruit and hire as diverse and as highly qualified a staff as possible.
Smithsonian Institute - Office of Fellowships Internships, Minority Internships
Feb. 1 deadline for summer.
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO)
"Early action period" from October 15 - January 15, with the final deadline of February 15 for summer internships.
Student Conservation Association
Their Urban and Diversity Program is for populations that traditionally have not explored the many vital and rewarding positions offered in the conservation field.
WrightChoice Intern Program, Inc.
This program was founded because there was an evident need for minority college students and students with disabilities to realize the importance of internship opportunities prior to graduation.
A comprehensive listing of summer camps and wilderness programs for youth in the United States and Canada.
The Online Source for summer employment opportunities. Search for jobs and post a resume.
The Internet's only two-way searchable database and automated e-mail system created solely to match summer camps with potential counselors and staff.
American Camping Association
Links to ACA certified camps and jobs.
American Camping Association - Ohio
Links to ACA certified camps and jobs available in Ohio.
If you are baffled as to a future career and are ready to explore the many doors of opportunity that short-term jobs have to offer, Backdoorjobs is the right place.
Cool Works is about you finding a seasonal job or career in some of the greatest places on Earth. Get a summer job in Yellowstone, Yosemite, or another national park. Find a summer job as a camp counselor. Ski resorts, ranches, theme parks, tour companies and more are waiting for you. Let Cool Works.com show you the way to live out your own amazing adventure!
Internships in Youth Development
The National Assembly's Directory of Internships in Youth Development contains information on over 1,100 paid and unpaid internships with nonprofit human service organizations nationwide. Contains a searchable database.
Links to summer opportunities for those interested in working with youth and camps.
Each summer, Camp Amerikids provides 250 children living with HIV/AIDS a traditional summer camp experience.
From Peterson's and Thomson Learning this claims to be the most comprehensive and heavily traveled education resource on the Internet. It has a searchable database of 3,000 summer camps and academic and travel programs, and although it's geared toward those seeking to attend camp, it can help you find potential employers at camps with a theme or focus.