Find opportunities that fit your interests. Explore general and industry-specific internship resources, along with academic internship programs, international opportunities, diversity programs, and housing resources.

Access an array of internship posting sites that span academic major, career, industry, and geographical areas.​​ You will also discover industry-specific internship posting sites so you can focus in on resources relevant to your particular interests.​ In addition, you can ​explore academically-focused internship programs as well as resources dedicated to international internships.  Here you will also access internship resources designed for students of specific backgrounds and interests.​

General Internship Search Sites

CampusPhilly
Campus Philly is a non-profit organization fueling regional economic growth by working with the tri-state region’s higher education, business, and public partners to connect college students to a “Greater” Philadelphia.

CollegeGrad.com
Offers information on interviews & negotiations, resumes & cover letters, internships and a job-posting search.

InternJobs.com
A national database of internships for students and recent graduates. Search our database by keywords or location.

InternshipPrograms.com
Search by COMPANY. Search by REGION. This is a tremendous database containing over 2100 programs and 200,000 positions – updated daily.

Internships.com
This site has over 19,000 internships as well as resume resources, internship search tips, a tool kit and more.

Internships-USA
The largest internship site on the web with more than 3,000 organizations offering internships for college and law students. Here you can learn about the internships listed in 14 publications and link directly to many employer sites. Access the login and password information from the Resources section of your Handshake account.

LinkedIn: Utilize this powerful online tool to search for internships by location, company, date posted, industry…and MORE!

Monster.com
Search for internships across the country, network with other seekers and get advice from employment experts.

GoinGlobal
GoinGlobal is a dynamic, interactive, global job and internship search tool. Includes US city-specific resources in additional to global countries and cities. An H1B database is available for international students seeking employment in the U.S. Access GoinGlobal from the Resources section of your Handshake account.

Parker Dewey Micro-Internships
Micro-Internships are short-term (5-40 hour), paid work experiences that allow students to demonstrate their skills, explore career paths, and develop their professional networks while fulfilling an organizational need. Access more details here.

Vault/Firsthand
Use your Lafayette email address to create your free account. Career information website, providing employee surveys of top employers, career advice, job and internship listings, and extensive career guides spanning a broad range of industries.

ZipRecruiter
Access an array of internship postings. Use the top search menu to filter your search by location and/or keyword.

Industry Specific Internship sites

American Advertising Federation (AAF)
Made up of 50,000 members, the AAF cultivates the industry’s present and future leaders. The “Education” link offers information on membership, student chapters, and internship opportunities.

American Association of the Advancement for Science 
Search for science internships and fellowships, including internships for students with disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science and others.

American Psychological Association (APA) Undergraduate Research Opportunities & Internships
Access a listing of summer research and internship opportunities in various locations and areas of psychology.

ARTSEARCH
The essential source for a career in the arts. Access to ArtSearch is free for job seekers. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to log in and search over 3,000 jobs posted annually. Please note that it may take up to 10-15 minutes for ARTSEARCH to recognize your newly created login credentials.

BackDoorJobs.com
This site highlights internships and short-term job adventures!  Are you looking for opportunities to work, travel, play, live, learn, help, create, experience, and grow in the US or abroad?  Come explore, dream, discover and do with Backdoorjobs.com.

Dice.com
The leading provider of online recruiting services for technology professionals.

ED2010
A community of young magazine editors and magazine-editor wannabes who want to learn more about the industry so they can fulfill their dreams of landing top editing and writing positions in the magazine industry.  This site has the “inside scoop” in internships in the magazine industry.

GeoCorps America
Cool paid summer internships in amazingly beautiful places…

Habitat for Humanity International
Since 1976, Habitat’s volunteers have built more than 50,000 houses with families throughout the United States and another 100,000-plus houses in communities around the world. Now at work in 100 countries, we are building a house every 26 minutes.

idealist.org
This excellent resource includes a directory of over 10,000 non-profit organizations worldwide, a guide to intern and volunteer opportunities and a listing of jobs available.

Journalismjobs.com 
Lists Journalism jobs and Internships.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
As one of the greatest institutions in the world, the Metropolitan Museum welcomes the responsibility to train future scholars and museum professionals. The museum offers opportunities for students at several stages in their academic careers.

Music Media & Entertainment Industry Internship Guide
A comprehensive guide to music, media and entertainment internships through the United States. Access resource and password via the Resources section of your Handshake account.

National Institutes of Health 
Search among a wide range of research and training opportunities through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Orion Magazine
Discover cutting-edge environmental internship opportunities and gain experience in grassroots activism in conservation, restoration, education, conservation economics, and environmental justice. Check out the possibilities within the Orion Grassroots Network Internship Service.

Research Experience for Undergraduates Summer Programs 
An extensive listing of REU programs for students who choose to have a research-focused summer work experience.

RIT Database for Neuroscience Internships
Search for paid internships in Neuroscience or related fields.

The Smithsonian Institute
An internship at the Smithsonian Institution is a prearranged, structured learning experience scheduled within a specific time frame. The experience must be relevant to the intern’s academic and professional goals, and to research and museum activities of the Institution. An internship is performed under the direct supervision of Smithsonian staff.

The State Department
At the U.S. Department of State, they like to say they’re the face of America to the world. As an intern, you would be, too. Some of their students work in Washington, D.C., and others have had the opportunity to work at an embassy overseas. Positions are both paid and unpaid, and many are available during spring, summer or fall.

The Student Conservation Association
SCA provides thousands of opportunities to work or intern in environmental and conservation arenas through its Earth Work Career Network. They also offer valuable career resources such as career focused articles and books.

USA Jobs 
Find federal internship opportunities in DC and in all 50 states.

Walt Disney World College Program
Spend a semester living, learning and earning at the most magical place on earth – the Walt Disney World Resort!

Academic, International, & Diversity Internship Programs

The Fund for American Studies 
The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) hosts Washington, DC-based Academic Internship Programs for undergraduate students each summer, fall and spring. TFAS programs include academic credit from George Mason University, an internship placement and furnished housing in the heart of Washington, D.C. Students participate in a variety of exclusive guest lectures, site briefings as well as professional development and networking events.

The Washington Center
This is a hot spot for positions in more than just government – check out what’s available in the art, business, education and health care fields.

International Internship Sites

AIESEC
The world’s largest student organization, is the international platform for young people to discover and develop their potential so as to have a positive impact on society.

BUNAC
Internship opportunities in Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

Council on International Educational Exchange 
Study abroad and work abroad with CIEE, the Council on International Educational Exchange. CIEE provides quality programs and services for individuals, employers, communities and educational institutions. Let us help you choose your international experience.

Educational Programmes Abroad (EPA)
Arranging internships in Europe since 1975, our emphasis has always been on quality. Our programs offer a wide range of internships to suit your major and your interests, a personal approach, treating each student as an individual, small class sizes and a choice of housing options, and Programs in six European centers.

iHipo.com
Search for internships and research companies through this “High Potential” network dedicated to empowering international careers .

Internabroad.com
Internabroad.com is the source for international internships. Search for paid and volunteer, academic and non-academic internships, as well as college credit practical training programs around the world.

Studyabroad.com
Here you will find listings for thousands of study abroad programs in more than 100 countries throughout the world. You will also find hundreds of links to study abroad program home pages and a wealth of related information.

Diversity Internship Programs

See also Resources for Specific Populations

The Emma L. Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests in Media
A non-profit organization whose mission is to create career opportunities in the media industry for minority youth through a program that focuses on scholastic achievement, direct work experience and professional development.  This is multi-year program that students must begin in the freshman year.

National Business and Disability Council
The Emerging Leaders Internship Program for College Students with Disabilities, offered through the National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center, is a highly competitive program that places undergraduate and graduate college students with disabilities in fulfilling internships nationwide.

Hispanic National Internship Program
The largest Hispanic internship program in the nation, with a proven track record of over 4,400 participants over the last ten years.

INROADS
The mission of INROADS is to develop and place talented minority youth in business and industry and prepare them for corporate and community leadership. Preference goes to Hispanic, African American and American Indian high school and college students with 3.0 or better grade averages.

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO)
SEO is the nation’s premiere summer internship program for talented students of color leading to full-time job offers. Since its inception, SEO’s Career Program has placed over 5,000 students of color in internships that lead to opportunities in exciting and rewarding careers in the most competitive industries worldwide.

Housing Resources

If you will be living away from home for the duration of your internship, explore these resources to identify potential housing options in your target city.

NOTE: Many colleges and universities offer summer housing to interns. The fees can be quite high (especially in cities such as Washington D.C.). Work with you Gateway counselor to identify potential schools in the location where you plan to live for the summer.

YMCA of Greater New York
With locations in Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Midtown East, and Harlem neighborhoods, as well as Greenpoint, Brooklyn and Flushing, Queens, NYC’s YMCA offers affordable, clean, and convenient accommodations for everyone across New York City.

Vanderbilt
224 East 47th Street; New York, NY 10017.
Enrique Colon – and ecolon@ymcanyc.org
Janet LoCurto – (212)912-2500 and jlocurto@ymcanyc.org

Westside
5 West 63rd Street; New York, NY 10023
Francisca Infante – (212)875-4100 and finfante@ymcanyc.org

NYU Summer Housing
Please visit our website or call us at 212-998-4621. Living in NYU Summer Housing does not require enrollment in classes at NYU, however, applicants enrolled in credit-bearing courses do qualify for the lower enrolled rate for housing.

Monmouth University Summer Housing
Monmouth University provides safe, clean, and affordable housing accommodations for summer interns in our off campus beachfront apartment complex. You do not need to be a registered MU student to apply for summer intern housing.

Penn Hospitality Services
Hospitality Services is pleased to offer lodging in a furnished and air-conditioned residence hall for college students from other universities who will be participating in a research program at Penn or internships in the Philadelphia area.

Intern Housing throughout USA
Obtain access to listings of furnished Rooms-4-Rent and other private owner properties offered exclusively to interns/co-ops. Also, view lists of local apartment communities and property management companies who offer short-term rental options to interns/co-ops.

WISH
A unique semester housing program. Located throughout historic Capitol Hill neighborhoods with wide, tree-lined streets, WISH housing is a thoughtful choice for students who desire a location close to the nation’s Capitol, Congressional offices, Library of Congress, the Supreme Court, and metro stations.

Suffolk University
Whether you are a college student from across the globe in need of summer housing in downtown Boston, or are part of an international education program needing conference housing, Suffolk has unbeatable space and services available in the heart of downtown Boston to suit your needs this summer.

American Campus Communities
American Campus has established itself as the nation’s premier provider of student housing services to colleges and universities, offering private sector assistance in designing, developing, financing and managing on- and off-campus student housing.

Campus Rent
Search for apartments and available rooms by state.

Educational Housing Services
They believe safe, affordable, student living is a key part of academic success. And for more than a decade they have provided students from across America and over 50 countries worldwide with high quality independent residences in New York, the most exciting city in the world.

New York Institute of Technology
Riverside Residential Hall has summer housing.

Resources for Finding a Summer Internship

  • Handshake – Access Lafayette’s e-recruiting system from the “Get Career Support” block of your portal. Access internship, volunteer, full-time, and on-campus positions, including those referred by Lafayette alumni and parents. Access the resources here for guidance on getting started with Handshake.
  • Lafayette Career Fair – The Gateway Career Center hosts a Career Fair each fall semester. All students are invited to attend and to connect with the variety of participating employers offering full time and/or internship opportunities.
  • AlumNet – A networking list of Lafayette Alumni. However, you are NOT permitted to ask alumni for an internship. You can discuss their field and how to get started in the industry.  To access this resource meet with your Gateway Counselor.
  • Buzzfile – Access this resource to locate employers by major (including the majority of Lafayette majors, and beyond) and state. Then, drill down by city, zip code, industry, and more if you wish. OR, build your own list of target employers, using the Buzzfile database to filter 18 million organizations (including for profit, non-profit, government, and religious) by more than 18,000 industry categories.
  • Vault.comA large list of internships plus a lot of other great career related information. Access the premium version of the site using the link above, then set up your free account using your Lafayette email address.
    Log in to start researching your career path.
  • LinkedinMany employers post internship opportunities on Linkedin. Search by employer name, industry and/or location to find opportunities of interest.
  • Faculty– Some alumni keep in touch with faculty members and give them internship information.
  • Friends and Family Connections – NETWORK! Inquire about openings at their places of employment.
  • Chamber of Commerce– A great way to identify employers near your home. Simply search the name of your city and state and Chamber of Commerce. Look for the Membership Directory to see what types of organizations exist in your area. Your Gateway Counselor can offer advice about how to reach out to employers to inquire about potential internship opportunities