Locating an Internship

Please click a category below for more information.
*An asterisk indicates a site regularly used by Goucher interns.

Goucher Internship Resources

Goucher Recruit
Goucher Recruit is an online service for Goucher students and alums to access full-time and part-time jobs, and internship listings.  This database is sponsored by the CDO.

Internships USA
Largest internship site on the web with more than 3000 organizations offering internships and summer jobs.  The username is "GoucherC " and the password is "Gouc201314".

General Internship Resources

internships.com
Search for internship opportunities by keyword/major, locations, or company.  If you're not sure of where to start, internships.com also offers an "Internship Predictor" to help you evaluate your preferences and locate applicable internships.

InternWeb
Search for internships in various fields and cities, and sign up for a free newsletter to get the latest and greatest internships via email. Also includes general information on searching and applying for internships.

Top Internships in Many Fields

Baltimore Collegetown Network
Check out the Collegetown's internship page to see what Baltimore-area companies are looking for interns. 

BRAC
Internships brought to Maryland because of the Base Realignment and Closure Act. Students can search for internships by type of business or industry, specific location, salary, keyword, BRAC-related region, or browsing through each one listed. Many internships on this site involve sensitive and classified information and do not require security clearance. Once desired information is obtained from using this website, refer to the CDO for assistance in preparations.

Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation to modify the Maryland Workforce Exchange
Please visit the website and follow the instructions below to access the opportunities.
Step one:  access www.mwejobs.com. Step two: click on “jobseeker services” icon.  Step three:  click on the “career resources” link. Step four:  scroll down the page to “internship opportunities” to see the list of employers who are recruiting interns. Step five:  click on the company link to be directed to the employer’s college recruitment page.

EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) program, is offering Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) undergraduate fellowships for bachelor level students in environmental fields of study. Is still available to multiple majors.

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program
Must be a sophmore. Available to multiple majors. The internship between the first and second years of the award provides the Scholars with "hands-on"/ practical educational training experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management, and education activities.

Maryland Department of Transportation Internship Program
Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Fellows are given the opportunity to see the rewards and challenges of working within the field of transportation. Interns gain valuable exposure to the tremendous workforce behind MDOT while developing policy papers in teams that address significant issues facing MDOT today. Participating students earn $3,500 during their 8 week internships. Applications to apply are generally due at the end of March.  For more information, please contact Christine Routzahn at routzahn@umbc.edu.

Maryland Science Center
Flexible responsibilities which can be altered to suit the needs of the course instructor/school.  Positions available to people with all interests, whether they are directly related to disciplines of science or assisting in the day-to-day upkeep and operation of the Center. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

The National Aquarium in Baltimore
The National Aquarium, located in the heart of Baltimore's Inner Harbor, has internship opportunities available throughout the year.  Students must volunteer 120 hours per semester and can choose to work with animals, plants, community affairs, conservation, education, development, information technology, marketing, media relations, or training.  Deadlines to apply: November 1 for winter and spring semesters, March 1 for summer, May 1 for fall semester. 

Wolf Trap: Foundation for the Performing Arts
Wolf Trap’s Internship Program provides project-based training and experience to approximately 40 interns annually. Interns become integral members of the staff working side-by-side with professionals producing, promoting and administrating all aspects of the performing arts. Wolf Trap has a variety of different internships offered in the following departments: grant writing, graphic design, web communications, public relations, etc. Internships are part time (maximum of 24 hours per week) and 12 weeks in duration for fall, spring and summer.

Art Internship Resources

American Alliance of Museums
The American Alliance of Museums Job Headquarters allows job seekers to browse open positions at member museums or to post their resumes. 

Americans for the Arts
A job bank with nationwide internship opportunities.

Art with a Heart*
Art with a Heart brings visual art to disadvantaged families and children in the Baltimore area, including those with learning or physical disabilities. The goal is for participants to build self-confidence and creativity through self-expression.  Contact Jaime Kauffman at info@artwithaheart.net or 410-366-8886
if you have any questions.

ArtTable
ArtTable, the leadership organization for professional women in the visual arts, invites female college seniors, graduate students and recently graduated college and graduate students with an interest in arts administration to apply for our Summer Mentored Internship for Diversity in the Visual Arts Professions. The program was created to introduce emerging women professionals with the range of opportunities available to them and is intended to support women from backgrounds generally underrepresented in the field. Through one-on-one mentoring relationships with ArtTable members, interns have the opportunity to work with an established leader in the field and gain exposure to a range of professional activities. A $3000 stipend will be provided for each selected intern for an eight-week committment taking place between approximately June - August each summer. Ten interns will be selected.

Baltimore Museum of Art*
Another great Baltimore arts institution, the BMA lists employment openings on this site.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra*
Part-time internships in arts administration at the BSO include public relations, development and special event planning.

Creative Alliance
Community building through diverse artist/audience interactions; engaging in arts programs and the creative process. Promoting Baltimore as a center for the arts and creative expression.

Fluid Movement
Performance art group creating art for urban spaces. Unusual mediums, complex but accessible subject matter to revitalize the city.

Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance
GBCA lists jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities and events related to the arts.

Kennedy Center
About 20 students and recent graduates pursuing performing arts management and/or arts education intern at the famed Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. each semester.  Internships are full-time and last three to four months; interns receive a stipend of $225 a week.  The deadlines are as follows: for fall-- June; for winter/spring-- October; summer-- March.

Maryland Art Place
MAP is a nonprofit devoted to contemporary arts located in the Inner Harbor. In addition to a gallery, MAP  produces performances and the Maryland Visual Artists’ Registry. They host internships throughout the year for students interested in hands-on experience in the arts. Tasks may include gallery preparation/installation, Registry maintenance, data entry, research, administrative support and assistance with gallery receptions.

Maryland Citizens for the Arts/MCA Foundation
MCA seeks students looking for a serious internship in arts advocacy. Especially needed is an intern to assist with the Maryland Arts Day Conference to be held February 9, 2010 in Annapolis and to assist with advocacy efforts for the 2010 legislative session. MD Arts Day draws 500 people involved in the arts for the dual purpose of showing support for the arts to elected officials and of participating in professional development workshops. Current initiatives include the Emerging Arts Advocates and Local Arts Activists Teams.

MD Lawyers for the Arts
High quality legal representation for low-income artists and art community/NGO's. There are volunteers--you don't have to be a lawyer.

National Museum of American History
The Smithsonian's American History branch offers about 150 internship positions each year.  See tips listed under Smithsonian Institution.

National Museum of Natural History
The Natural History branch of the Smithsonian also hosts about 150 interns each year. See tips listed under Smithsonian Institution.

New York Foundation for the Arts
NYC based arts organizations post internship and job opportunities on this site.  Most opportunities are museum and gallery related.  Free to register.

Smithsonian Alternative Winter Break Program
The Alternative Winter Break Program provides an opportunity for students located in the DC area during the winter break to spend time at the Museum contributing to the on-going activities of the NMNH community. Project focus and intensity varies greatly. An intern can work 1-5 weeks and should contact Mary Sangrey, the Head of the Office of Academic Services at sangreym@si.edu if interested.

Smithsonian Institution
Details about the Smithsonian Institution's selective internship program, including locations and dates, can be found here.  A few tips for applying to the Smithsonian Institution's internship programs: some museum experience is very helpful; internships are less competitive during the fall and spring and are rare during the winter; apply three months in advance; deadlines are generally 7/15 for the fall, 10/15 for the spring and 2/15 for the summer.

Walters Art Museum*
Baltimore's Walters Art Museum, located in Mount Vernon, provides both paid and unpaid internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate-level students.  The competitive paid internship takes place each summer, the deadline for which is in February.  Unpaid internships are available year-round.  The deadlines are as follows: for fall-- July; for January term-- October; spring-- November; summer-- April.

Business Internship Resources

BD
Becton, Dickinson and Company is a medical technology company that develops, manufactures and sells medical supplies and diagnostic products. The company's headquarters are in New Jersey and they have nearly 50 locations within the U.S. Rising seniors in their paid summer internship program work full time for 12 weeks, from May or June until August, in the areas of Information Technology, Supply Chain Management, Strategic Sourcing and Research & Development. BD also maintains a university recruitment "pipeline" program that provides recent graduates with hands-on experience in various positions over two to three years in offices across the country.

The Business Press Educational Foundation
Those interested in the world of business media can conduct internships at any of the 5,000 member publications.

Business Week's List of the Best Business Internships
Business Week looks at what an internship means today-- and what it can do for you in the future.

Constellation 
Recognizing the importance of investing in future talent, Constellation's internship program provides an exciting and interactive experience for our interns. Our program offers challenging assignments, exposure to all levels of company leadership, and an opportunity to connect with other interns. Also, the program includes a training program designed to provide interns with in-depth knowledge about our company and the skills required to be successful as an intern or co-op.

Enterprise
Enterprise offers a Management Trainee Internship Program for college juniors or seniors majoring in business or communications and interested in management and sales. For more information contact Terri.Morris@erac.com.

Internships-USA
Largest internship site on the web with more than 3000 organizations offering internships and summer jobs.  The username is "GoucherC" and the password is "Gouc201213".

McCormick & Company
The Hunt Valley-based spice company seeks interns for their company, which was founded in 1889. Interested students should log onto their website, click on "Careers" in the bottom right corner, then search for "internship" in the job finder.

National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car
These companies are looking for interns who are interested in business and communications. Possibility to begin a career here and compensation for interns. Click here for more information.

Social Solutions*
Social Solutions is a company dedicated to providing performance management software to human service professionals. Internships are available in account management, sales, marketing, software development, IT, and accounting. Opportunities are listed within the eRecruiting database, and you can check their website.

Target
Want exposure to one of the nation's most innovative and successful retailers? They offer Store Executive, Distribution and Headquarters internships for undergraduates and MBAs. For summer internships, the deadline is generally in the fall.

World Trade Center Institute: Maryland's Premier Global Business Partner*
Internships at the WTCI offer practical hands-on business experience and unparalleled networking opportunities. All interns will complete a semester project, which is presented to the WTCI staff at the end of the term. Internships are available in the following areas: Operations and Client Services, Business Development and Sales, International Visitors Program and Client Services, Marketing and Events, and Finance & IT. The fall application deadline is July 1st. Please contact Janine Branch janine@wtci for more information.

Communications/Media internship resources

Goucher Communication & Media Studies internships*

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
This 6-8 week full-time, summer internship program in Hollywood provides undergraduates interested in pursuing a career in television with hands-on experience.  Interns must have a car and handle their own food, transportation and housing costs; however, a $4,000 stipend is awarded to each intern.  The deadline for this internship is generally in March.

American Society of Newspaper Editors
Here you are able to search for newspaper internships by state, season, and type of work.  The site also includes a "career bank" and a discussion of why journalism is a worthwhile field.

BET Networks
Black Entertainment Television (BET) is looking for interns interested in communications and television entertainment. The internships are unpaid but will earn you college credit if desired. Internships are 8-12 weeks and cover a variety of subjects (ex. Human Resources, News, Productions, Public Relations, Legal, etc.) and are located in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. For more information visit click here.

This media company offers four summer internship programs: news copy editing, sports copy editing, online editing and business reporting.  Deadline for applications is November 1.

Ed Reahl Productions
Ed Reahl Productions is a private company specializing in television film production. Ed Reahl Productions is looking for interns who want to learn about the film industry and its impact on the world. Internships vary from year to year.

Entertainment Careers
Listing over 700 internships, mostly in Los Angeles and New York, this site is a must-see for those interested in the entertainment industry.

Internships-USA
Largest internship site on the web with more than 3000 organizations offering internships and summer jobs.  The username is "GoucherC " and the password is "Gouc201314".

Institute for Humane Studies Journalism Internship Program
Places students with an interest in journalism within media companies and non-profit investigative newsrooms.  Typical students who excel from the opportunities offered by this program believe that individual rights precede government, and can choose from placements in newspapers, major media networks, new media firms, and state-based policy organizations. Internships are eight weeks long accompanied with a $3200 stipend and travel allowance, although interns must obtain their own room and board). Mentoring and job placement assistance are provided from HIS program staff. Deadline for Spring 2011 is usually the December before.

Institute On Political Journalism
This is a fast-paced, 8-week residential program sponsored by The Fund for American Studies in partnership with Georgetown University; the Institute combines substantive internships, courses for academic credit, career development activities, site briefings and lectures led by working journalists. Final deadline is usually end of February.

The IRTS Summer Fellowship Program
The IRTS Summer Fellowship Program teaches up-and-coming communicators the realities of the media industry and business world through a nine-week , expense-paid fellowship, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice. Fellows gain full-time, "real world" experience at New York-based media companies. In addition, the Fellowship provides the opportunity to network with industry professionals, take related field trips, and attend panels, lectures and group discussions. The Summer Fellowship Program is competitive. Students must be college juniors, seniors or graduate students at the time of application. For detailed eligibility information, log on to our website www.irts.org and follow the link to "College Programs."

JWM Productions
JWM Productions is an Emmy-Award winning Production company specializing in natural history, cultural, science and children programming. Their work has been featured on The History Channel, Discovery Channel, CNN, TNT, PBS, just to name a few. JWM Productions is currently looking for interns who are interested in the film industry and poses initiative, enthusiasm, and dedication. Student internships are unpaid, however many interns have found employment after their internship. Please contact April Jones at april@jwmprods.com for more details.

Maryland Public Television
Open to all Maryland college students, these internships cater to students going into public broadcasting.

Megaphone Project: Video Production for Social Justice
Non-profit that produces low-budget documentaries based around social and economic justice in Maryland.

MSNBC
For those seriously considering a career in broadcast journalism, MSNBC internships take place year-round in Rockefeller Plaza, New York City.

NBC Universal Television
With affiliated locations across the country, NBC Universal offers internships to students interested in broadcast journalism.

National Public Radio
Students interested in challenging internship opportunity can apply to work at NPR, the acclaimed producer/distributor of noncommerical radio, at their offices in Washington D.C. or Culver City, CA. Interns choose from about 50 different programs in broadcasting or support based on their interests and goals. Deadlines to apply are February 15 for a summer internship, July 15 for the fall and November 15 for winter/spring.

New Jersey Collegiate Press Association
This organization runs a summer internship program in which eight journalism students are placed at newspapers in New Jersey and receive $300 a week for their work; applications are due in November.  They also have a list of 128 newspaper internships and part-time jobs.

New Jersey Newspaper Foundation
Open only to New Jersey residents and students attending colleges in New Jersey, this organization accepts eight interns each summer.

New York Women in Communications, Inc.  Foundation
Search these listings of New York City media internships by type of work.

Pennsylvania Newspaper Association
Their internship guide can be searched for daily or non-daily publications by city.

ProPublica
ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. Their stories focus on the headlining current events of the time, written with a "moral force." Internships are usually 16 weeks long with the possibility of an extension, full-time, based in New York, and usually paid.

Society of Professional Journalists
The SPJ site provides information about three internship programs as well as a handful of fellowships, scholarships and other resources for journalism students.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
The Students@Work Internship Program provides on-the-job experience to student volunteers. Apply for internships in Atlanta, outside of Atlanta or abroad.

TV Jobs
A comprehensive media directory for broadcast television careers and internships.

USA Today
USA Today's internships are conducted year-round at their offices in McLean, VA.

WBAL*
Internships are unpaid positions, but allow you to earn college credit. Students must have junior, senior, or graduate level status to apply.  Positions available in local news, creative services, community affairs/programming, and sales and marketing. Deadlines are generally around: summer - ealry March; fall - early 12; spring - early 15.

WMAR*
For students interested in broadcast journalism at this Baltimore news station, click on About Us > Jobs and enter "intern" for title, "MD" for location.

Consulting Internship Resources

Bain and Company
The Associate Consultant Internship program allows undergrads to collect data, execute analysis, and present insights in a professional environment.

Dance Internship Resources

American Dance Festival
Work as an integral part of the American Dance Festival staff. Get hands on experience in arts management or work on the production crew for the many performances held during the season. Questions? Contact Jill Guyton, Intern Coordinator, at 919-684-6402.

Broadway Dance Center
This program is designed to provide you with the tools to helping you achieve your highest potential. Located in New York City, this multi-disciplinary center concentrates on helping dancers at all levels. For more information contact intern@bwydance.com or the studio at 212-582-9304.

ClancyWorks Dance Company
A Silver Spring, MD-based non-profit dance company seeks a detail-oriented intern for arts administration duties, including grant writing, marketing and fundraising. The company's mission is "to increase the public appetite for and understanding of the arts by presenting high quality dance performances and educational programs." Contact Adrian Clancy at info@clancyworks.org or 301.717.9271 to commit 10-12 hours a week.

Dance Magazine
Earn invaluable on-the-job training while combining journalism and dance. Macfadden Performing Arts Media is looking for winter/spring interns to help out on Dance Magazine, Pointe, Dance Spirit and Dance Teacher, and dancemedia.com. Internships are unpaid, and require a minimum two-day-a-week, onsite commitment.

Dance USA*
A dance service organization with headquarters in DC.  Satellite offices are in NYC, DC and Philadelphia. Local jobs and internships are listed for each.

Mount Washington Physical Therapy
Help serve the needs of the surrounding community in Baltimore. This practice specializes in hands-on treatment and quality time. Any questions, contact  mtwashpt@comcast.net or call at (410) 542-6878.

National Dance Association
For those interested all aspects of the dance education, enjoy working in public relations or those wishing to advocate for dance education. For questions, contact at 703.476.3464 or email nda@aahperd.org.

National Dance Education Organization
The National Dance Education Organization provides interns with practical and challenging experiences for those interested in careers in dance education, research, legislation and more. The internship is designed for those highly motivated, independent, and mature students. For more information, call the office at 301-585-2880.

Education Internship Resources

Baltimore Reads, Inc.
Improves quality-of-life for educationally disadvantaged families. Baltimore Reads reaches people who need help with basic reading, writing, math and employment skills that are so essential to economic stability and success.

Teach for America Operations coordinators
Operations coordinators are charged with day-to-day management of the summer training institutes to ensure that corps members are able to focus on their own professional development and student achievement. They work behind the scenes to ensure the operations of schools and university sites run smoothly  Some of the tasks include: supporting staff on data collection and the creation and execution of large-scale operational systems, creating and maintaining communication systems, act as an ongoing resource to corps members and staff for logistical and operational issues.  Guaranteed salary range of $2,500-$3,000 with room, board, and a portion of travel expenses also provided.  Summer institutes have operated in: Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and the Mississippi Delta but can vary from year to year.  Applications are usually due in mid January each year.

US Department of Education
Available all year, the government internship program relies on student volunteers to take responsibility on policy projects.

Environmental Internship Resources

Baltimore Green Works
In addition to planning an annual Green Week, this nonprofit organizes free and low-cost events year-round, such as the Ecoball and Sustainable Speaker series. Interns help the organization, which has only one full-time staff member, with daily operations for their environmental endeavors. 

Chesapeake Climate Action Network
Grassroots, non-profit organization dedicated to combating global warming in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Clean Water Action
Works to ensure clena, safe, affordable water for all Americans, environmental health, to create jobs, and support democratic change.

Cromwell Valley CSA Farms
Not for profit organization in which members support farmers with pledges of financial support before the growing season begins. They help decide what is grown, how much will be planted, and, in return, they are assured fresh produce.  Farmers are freed from the burden of debt and return the rewards of their labors to the shareholders.  Members and farmers are involved as a team in working through the unpredictable cycles of nature and weather.

ECO Jobs
The Environmental Career Opportunities (ECO) site has extensive lists of jobs and internships available in environmental studies.  Search by state or by date posted.

Environment Maryland
Ordinary citizen public interest activism through invesigation, research, grassroots organizing, advocacy; for a sustainable economy and democratic government.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
This government office offers fellowships, scholarships, internships, and additional programs in Washington, D.C. and other national locations. 

Greenpeace
Greenpeace interns perform a variety of tasks, depending on location, year, and interests surrounding environmental protection-- these include student networking, action units, grassroots organizing, oceans, forests, IT, and fundraising. Internships take place in San Francisco, Chicago, New York and Washington D.C.

Greenpeace Organizing Term
A semester-long advanced training program for student activists.  This program is active, hands-on, and focused on developing leaders in environmental activism.

Irvine Nature Center
Works with local city elementary-high school students to allow them to create independent science experiements and experience the outdoors. Volunteers needed to mentor students (background check/fingerprint necessary) and care for/create habitats (butterfly, bird, fruit, vegetable gardens) in city schools.

Internships-USA
Largest internship site on the web with more than 3000 organizations offering internships and summer jobs.  The username is "GoucherC" and the password is "Gouc201314".

Marshy Point Nature Center
This 500-acre nature reserve in Baltimore County seeks interns to assist with programming, event planning, and exhibits. Students should be interested in the outdoors/natural sciences and have solid communication skills.

Maryland Conservation/Maryland League of Conservation Voters*
One of the state's leading advocacy organizations, this organization works to pass pro-conservation laws at the state level and engage voters about conservation issues year-round. They are looking for interns to work on the Southern Maryland Global Warming Campaign, the Baltimore County Connections Project, web communications, and political/legislative campaigns.

Maryland Sea Grant Chesapeake Bay Summer Program
Each summer, the Maryland Sea Grant Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program offers fourteen students the opportunity to conduct marine research on the Chesapeake Bay — the program is especially designed for students majoring in such fields as biology, chemistry, ecology, environmental science, engineering, physics, marine science and mathematics.

The Nature Conservancy
This international conservation group works in all 50 states as well as 30 nations. Internships can be found online on a state-by-state basis.

Orion Grassroots Network
Search "green" jobs and internships by state or internationally through this grassworks network.

Parks and People Foundation
Since 1984, the Parks & People Foundation has worked to improve the quality of life in Baltimore's neighborhoods. As an intern, you can delve into a variety of issues facing the city including the restoration of neighborhoods and their natural resources as well as the academic enrichment and motivation of children. For more information or to apply contact mary.washington@parksandpeople.org

Patuxent Wildlife Refuge
Offers three internships: Environmental Education & Interpretation, Wildlife Management (Spring), and Wildlife Management (Fall). Internships are 12 weeks with an option to extend with Wildlife Management internships lasting 16-18 weeks. Includes $195/week subsistence and dormitory housing may be available.

Sierra Club: Maryland Chapter Office
Environmental education and protection through responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources. Acts through legislative and grassroots activism.

Sustainable Business "Green" Jobs
This sustainable-only job bank lists both internship and volunteer opportunities as well as full- and part-time jobs.

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
The Smithsonian program offers opportunities to conduct terrestrial, atmospheric, and estuarine environmental research within the disciplines of ecology, biology, chemistry, microbiology, botany, zoology, mathematics, and physics. Projects are also offered in environmental education and environmental information management.

TND Planning Group
This small Towson planning firm focuses on smart growth issues such as walkable, bikable, transit-friendly communities and sustainable transportation and land use. They also lead the EnvisionBaltimore Initiative, using innovative media such as short films, web-based tools, and other visual media to help educate the public about sustainability and urban planning issues. Motivated & responsible students seeking an internship in urban planning, policy resarch, communications, graphic design, marketing, computer modeling, and video production should email their resume (including GPA), career and internship interests to Stuart Sirota.

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science
Internships conducting research or teaching in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Government and Legal Internship Resources

Other internship opportunities can be found under Community & Leadership 

Internships, Fellowships, and Other Experience Opportunities in the Federal Government

American Political Science Association
This site, devoted to "networking a world of scholars," offers resources and links to political science internships.

Federal Bureau of Investigation
The FBI also offers an extensive internship program.  Be sure to note the deadlines for these as well-- for a summer internship, apply by September.

Go Government
From the Partnership for Public Service, this site gives information about navigating a federal government job search, with specific information on internships. For more information, visit their website.

Governor's Summer Internship Program
The internship is an opportunity for undergraduates from various majors to build valuable skills, explore career choices within branches of Maryland state government. The program offers paid internship opportunities to college juniors and seniors attending Maryland institutions. Participating interns work throughout the summer and receive a $3000 stipend. Applications are generally due at the end of March, however, if you have questions or need more information contact Christine Routzahn at routzahn@umbc.edu.

Heritage Foundation Summer Internship
The Heritage Foundation Internship Program attracts young conservative leaders of the highest caliber. We train, equip, and develop tomorrow’s young conservative leaders during their time at Heritage. Our paid interns are given substantive work, acquire policy expertise, and build marketable skills.

Homeland Security Internship
For students with Arabic language skills interested in security studies, the Homeland Security Internship is a great option.  The intensive, eight-week program is conducted at FBI or Homeland Security Headquarters; interns receive 12 college credits and have all expenses paid. Other internships with Homeland Security are available at http://www.orau.gov/dhsinternships/ and http://www.orau.gov/dhseducationprograms/ .

Hoover Law
HooverLaw is looking for interested students who wish to gain an individually tailored, hands-on "real-world" internship experience. We are a busy boutique firm that offers a wide range of work experiences for high school, college and legal interns -- from areas as diverse as computer database management, marketing, graphic design, event planning, and business management -- while providing experience in the practice of law with focus on child and youth advocacy in the court, the community and in the school.

Institute for Humane Studies
The Washington, DC-based Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program places undergraduate and graduate students at 70 state or federal policy organizations, ranging from think tanks to nonprofits. Interns earn a $1,500 stipend as well as housing assistance and a limited number of travel scholarships. Applications are due at the end of January.

Internships-USA
Largest internship site on the web with more than 3000 organizations offering internships and summer jobs.  The username is "GoucherC" and the password is "Gouc201314".

Maryland Attorney General
Interns receive training in local, state, and federal consumer protection laws, gain conflict resolution skills, and experience firsthand the workings of a state law enforcement agency. Positions are available within mediate and health advocacy sectors. Call 410-576-6355 or email volunteer@oag.state.md.us if interested.

Maryland Department of Transportation Internship Program
Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Fellows are given the opportunity to see the rewards and challenges of working within the field of transportation. Interns gain valuable exposure to the tremendous workforce behind MDOT while developing policy papers in teams that address significant issues facing MDOT today. Participating students earn $3,500 during their 8 week internships. Applications to apply are generally due at the end of March.  For more information, please contact Christine Routzahn at routzahn@umbc.edu.

Maryland General Assembly
Interns must have the approval of the college/university sponsoring professor to participate. You must have at least a 3.0 GPA but a student with a lower GPA may still participate if recommended by a sponsor and accepted by the intern coordinator. For any questions contact Peggy Schmeltzer at 410-946-5124 or 301-970-5124.

Maryland Public Defender
These internships offer participants the opportunity to assist in legal proceedings and contribute to the work of the criminal defense teams. Deadlines vary between positions. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

National Geospatial Intelligence Agency
The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency develops imagery and map-based intelligence solutions for U. S. national defense, homeland security and safety of navigation.  Students must be able to work at least 12 week during summer break, and, because positions are for one year, they can work over additional school breaks after successfully completing their initial 12 week assignment. Deadline to submit applications for summer internships is usually between August  and the end of September.

Stimson Center
The Henry L. Stimson Center is looking for interns in research, professional development and project administration. Highly motivated interns who are searching for a professional and educational experience will better understand the ways in which nonprofit organizations can contribute to the understanding of issues in international and homeland security. For questions or to apply, contact: internships@stimson.org

The Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce is offering internships to participants for hands-on education and training related to their fields of interest and those of the DOC. Selected applicants will work for 10 weeks and can work part-time or full-time. Applications for Summer are usually accepted through March. For any questions, email docprogram@orau.org.

U.S. Department of Energy Scholars
The Department of Energy Scholars Program offers summer internships with stipends of up to $650 per week depending on academic status to undergraduates, graduate students and post graduates at accredited institutes of higher education.  Majors accepted include:  engineering; physical sciences; environmental sciences; computer science and information technology; physics; program management; math; statistics; safety and health; accounting and finance; law; and other related discipline areas.  

U.S. Department of State
The deadlines for the State Department internship program come quite early.  To apply for a summer internship, the deadline is November; for fall, the deadline is February; for spring, the deadline is July.

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Paid internships throughout academic year for students studying engineering, computer science, mathematics, economics, foreign languages, area studies, business administration, accounting, international relations, finance, logistics, human resources, geography, public health, national security studies, military and foreign affairs, political science and public administration. Currently, the Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs, the Office of the General Counsel, the Office of Transition Initiatives, and Regional Bureaus are all looking for student interns. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

United States Department of Agriculture
Participants in Foreign Agricultural Services internships receive an opportunity to learn about issues, programs, and activities related to international agricultural trade.  Open to all students who have experience in economics, business, IT, biotechnology, law, public affairs, program analysis or international relations, the following positions are available: Agricultural Marketing Assistant, Economic Assistant, IT Assistant, International Trade Assistant, Management Assistant, and Public Affairs Assistant. Deadline for summer internships usually falls in early February.

Virtual Student Foreign Service

The State Department's Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS) eInternship applications are available on www.usajobs.gov (search "VSFS eInternship") from November 3-17.  If you are a U.S. citizen college or graduate student interested in conducting digital diplomacy through a virtual eInternship with a U.S. Embassy, Consulate, or Mission overseas, this program may be for you.  Students from all backgrounds and areas of study are invited to apply.  This is the first year the VSFS eInternship program is open to all U.S. college and graduate students.  FAQs, a description of the eIntern positions, and more information about VSFS can be found here: www.state.gov/vsfs.

White House Internship
This internship provides students with an opportunity to gain professional experience and understanding of the Executive Office and is beneficial in building a foundation in knowledge of public services. Deadlines: for summer, applications are usually due in early February, for fall applications are usualy due in early June and for spring applications are usually due early October.

 

Health Internship Resources

American Medical Student Association
Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the four internship programs that this organization offers to aspiring physicians.

Associations of Schools of Public Health
A substantial list of internships and fellowships in public health.

Centers for Disease Control
Browse a variety of student jobs, internships, and employment opportunities-- including a work-study job at the CDC.

Chase Brexton Health Services, Inc.
Patient-centered, interdisciplinary health care for all including those who face barriers accessing quality health care (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, HIV infected and affected, etc.).

Children's Defense Fund
Interns assist child health policy experts by answering phone calls, drafting memos, etc.  Preference is given to those earning their Master's in Public Health.

Health Care for the Homeless
Health Care for the Homeless provides health-related services, education, and advocacy to reduce the incidence and burdens of homelessness. Interns work in a number of fields including in a clinical or outreach capacity, leadership, fundraiser event planning, and advancing policy work. Fill out a volunteer application and email Dr. Nilesh Kalyanaraman at  nkalyanaraman@hchmd.org.

Health Education Resource Organization Inc. (HERO)
Baltimore's oldest and largest private, non-profit HIV/AIDS service organization.

Maryland Healthcare for All!
Coalition is an organization that works to implement a plan that would make healthcare available to all Marylanders. They lobby Maryland politicians to pass legislation on healthcare and have a coalition of numerous other supportive organizations that form the coalition and work to make a better healthcare system in MD.

National Institute of Health
Summer internships in biomedical research in Bethesda, Baltimore, Frederick, and across the country.

Partners in Health
For students and young professionals seeking experience in the fields of health and/or social justice.

People's Community Health Centers
The mission of People's Community Health Centers is to provide medical care to all who need it without regard to the client's income or insurance status. Interns must fill out appropriate paperwork and bring it with them to their orientation.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Paid and non-paid internships for (at least) part-time students are offered at DHHS.

World Health Organization
Selective winter and summer internships available to graduate students interested in the work of WHO.

History Internship Resources

Also see listing under Art.

Hampton National Historical Site*
The largest house in the United States when it was completed in 1790, the Hampton National Historical Site is a historical treasure literally across the street from Goucher. They seek interns interested in art, history, agriculture/horticulture, preservation, policy work, publications and visitor services. Operated by the National Parks Service, interning at Hampton is a great way to learn more about work in the federal government.

Lost Towns Project*
Dedicated to unearthing the "lost towns" of colonial-era Anne Arundel County, Lost Towns Project interns get hands-on experience with historical research, archaeological field work, and/or laboratory methods.  Work is conducted in labs and fieldwork in the Annapolis area with flexible scheduling.

Internships-USA
Largest internship site on the web with more than 3000 organizations offering internships and summer jobs.  The username is "GoucherC" and the password is "Gouc201314".

Jewish Museum of Maryland
Interns are hosted year round. At present, they are looking to fill positions in Development, Education and Programming, and Photography. If interested in applying, contact Jobi Zink at jzink@jewishmuseummd.org.

National Park Service & National Council for Preservation Education
The National Park Service, in partnership with the National Council for Preservation Education, offers historic preservation internships.  The program is designed to allow students in historic preservation programs and allied disciplines to gain an awareness of National Park Service cultural resource management activities and to provide an opportunity to work alongside professionals in the field of historic preservation.  A variety of positions in preservation and related fields are being offered at the National Park Service and partnering agencies. 

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
Internships at the museum are offered throughout the academic year. All are part-time. If you are interested in assisting in the programs, exhibitions, and services of the East Coast's largest African American museum, contact Joy Hall, Volunteer and Scholars Program Manager, at 443-263-1852.

Smithsonian Institution
Details about the Smithsonian Institution's selective internship program, including locations and dates, can be found here.  A few tips for applying to the Smithsonian Institution's internship programs: some museum experience is very helpful; internships are less competitive during the fall and spring and are rare during the winter; apply three months in advance; deadlines are generally 7/15 for the fall, 10/15 for the spring and 2/15 for the summer.

International Internship Resources
LGBTQ internship resources

The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
Interested students may apply for an Events Internship.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center
One of the oldest GLBT organizations in the country; seeks equality, understanding and respect of the GLBT community in the state of Maryland.

GLAAD
Nationwide internships in marketing, events, membership and digital media as it relates to the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.

Human Rights Campaign
Students looking for hands-on experience in LGBT activism are paired with specific departments within the Human Rights Campaign.

Out for Work
Out for Work is a website that offers career resources for LGBTQ students. Search through the library resources for articles that can help you navigate questions that you may have while searching for an internship or conducting your internship. Username: outforwork Password: cccp2013

PFLAG of Baltimore
Baltimore Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays promotes health and well being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning persons through general support, education, advocacy, and more.

Victory Fund- GBLT
Washington, D.C. internships available to students interested in LGBT political activism.

Mental Health Internship Resources

Goucher Psychology Department internships

Advocates for Survivors or Torture and Trauma (ASTT)
Provides comprehensive mental health care and social services to survivors of torture and war trauma. ASTT is an independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is: to alleviate the suffering of those who have experienced the trauma of torture, to educate the local, national, and world community about the needs of torture survivors, and to advocate on their behalf.

The Family Tree
Dedicated to improving the Baltimore community by providing families with proven solutions to prevent child abuse and neglect.

Hand in Hand Baltimore
Each year thousands of youth under the age of 18, are charged as adults and consequently detained in adult detention centers where there are no services available to cater to their youth and increased potential for self betterment. More specifically, there is an absolute void of mental health programs available to the youths housed in the Baltimore City Detention Center (BCDC). In September of 2009, Jessica Turral founded Hand in Hand Baltimore, inc. in an effort to diminish that void and provide the voiceless with a face.

Kennedy Krieger Institute*
Baltimore's specialists in developmental disabilities, KKI has hosted many Goucher students in the past. Behavioral Psychology offers many internship options but students can intern for other departments in KKI as well.  Students should look at least 3 months in advance to apply for field placement or practicum in Behavioral Psychology.  Student volunteers cannot be called “interns” as this title is held for doctoral students. For questions or more information, please contact Dr. Jennifer Crokett at crockettj@kennedykrieger.org.

Lutheran Social Services
Provides community-based services to children/families/communities regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, age or sexual orientation. Some of their programs include: refugee/immigrant services, adoption/foster care services, Cafe Safe Haven for kids affected by HIV/AIDS, etc.

National Institute of Mental Health
A federal mental health program through the National Institute of Health, this site lists job and internship opportunities in many organizations.

Sheppard Pratt Hospital*
The Sheppard Pratt Health System is a very active, private setting for behavioral health treatment located in Towson. It is recommended to allow 3-4 months for the application process, which includes an interview, background check, orientation and TB test.  Students are placed based on their interests, availability and fit with the unit.  Only two interns work in a unit at one time.  Reliability is a must, and experience with children is a plus for students interested in pediatric programs. For questions or more information, please contact Shannon Walsh at 410-938-4850 or fill out the volunteer information form on the website.

Sidran Institute
Sidran is a non-profit organization that adovactes for education and support for those who have dealt with and are dealing with the effects of a traumatic event(s), post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and dissociation. Anyone can volunteer for as little or as much time as they are able.

Undergraduate Psychology Summer Internship at Pace University
The goal of the training program is to provide summer interns with the opportunity to experience the diverse functions of a professional psychologist in a university counseling center. This opportunity includes scholarly research, outreach and consultation program development as well as some clinical work. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications starting November with the final deadline in early January each year. If you have any questions, please contact the Counseling Center at 212-346-1526.

Multicultural Internship Resources

American  Association of Advertising Agencies' Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP)
Students of color may apply to earn a 10-week, paid position at an advertising firm.

American Friends Service Committee*
The Middle Atlantic chapter of this Quaker organization offers several programs in Baltimore: Maryland Peace with Justice, Baltimore Urban Peace, Youth Empowerment through Conflict Resolution, and Project VOICE. Their goal is to listen to those in the communities they serve, and work with them to build on their strengths and address their needs. For more information, contact Volunteer Coordinator Sandi Morton.

Associated Black Charities
Through grants, fundraising and financial advising Associated Black Charities strives to strengthen and empower individuals and communities, especially African American communities within Baltimore.

Blews
Blews is the Black/Jewish forum of Baltimore. Their mission is to learn about and understand each other, discuss similar concerns and mutual problems, promote respect for each other and through all of this work towards social and economic justice.

CASA de Maryland
This Silver Spring-based advocacy organization is seeking interns for a variety of programs and projects, ranging from graphic design to English tutoring and marketing to legal expertise. Volunteers serve at their Baltimore or Silver Spring locations.

Education Based Latino Outreach (EBLO)
EBLO, serving Baltimore's Hispanic community since 1980, relies on volunteers and interns to operate its Escuela Sabitina (Saturday School), Mi Segunda Casa (My Second Home) after school program for elementary students, Cruzando el Puente (Crossing the Bridge) middle school after school program, Entermos al Futuro (Digital Village) computer lab, and annual LatinoFest each summer.

Episcopal Refugee and Immigrant Center Alliance (ERICA)
ERICA is a church-based organization run by refugees that provides many essential services for refugees.

FIRN-Resources for the Foreign Born
FIRN is a great opportunity for students to intern at if they wish to increase their foreign language skills, especially in conversation. Students interact with foreign born individuals and gain a greater understanding of different cultures. FIRN believes community is stronger and richer because of its diversity, and values the differences of cultures and peoples. FIRN has a variety of opportunities and tasks for its interns. To check out these opportunities and learn more, visit their website or call 410-992-1923 ext. 14.

Hispanic Apostolate--Esperanza Center*
Interning at the Esperanza Center will expose students to different Spanish-speaking cultures and the many gifts, talents and contributions these cultures bring to ours. There are three main areas of focus that interns could work in at the Center, including teaching English as a second language, working in the health care office, or providing support in the immigration department with more legal issues. For more information, please contact Rosa Azcarate at razarate@cc-md.org.

INROADS
Paid, year-long internships in business and industry for minority youth.

INSIGHT Into Diversity
Provides listings of internship opportunities for diverse populations.

International Rescue Committee Internship
Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a leading, non-sectarian, non-profit organization providing emergancy relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services, and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. Please note all internships are unpaid but school credit is possible. There is no deadline but contact IRC 3-6 months before you wish to start your intership. There is a complete listing of internship opportunities on the website.

International Social Services USA
ISS-USA offers a range of internship options for undergraduate and graduate students from a broad range of academic disciplines. Undergraduate interns are able to work on either intercountry case management or research and technical support through the ACH Institute or a combination of both. Undergraduate internships are eligible for academic credit upon approval from the student's college or university. Undergraduate interns are supervised by either the Social Work Supervisor, Ms. Susan Oslund soslund@iss-usa.org or the Director of the ACH Institute, Dr. Felicity Sackville Northcott at fnorthcott@iss-usa.org.

Lutheran Immigrant and Refugee Service (LIRS)
LIRS advocates and seeks justice for immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers in the Baltimore and DC area.

MORA-MD Office for Refugees & Asylees
At the Maryland Office for Refugees and Asylees (MORA) interns learn about domestic workings of refugee resettlement, a program with international reach and local implications, one that gives victims of intimidation and violence throughout the world a new start in American communities. Interns are given a range of assignments, from independent research and advocacy projects to administrative support.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Baltimore Branch
NAACP of Baltimore attempts to bring equalilty of educational, political and social rights to all of its constituents, and to eliminate the racial prejudice that stands in the way of such equality.

The National MultiCultural Institute
The mission of the National MultiCultural Institute (NMCI) is to work with individuals, organizations, and communities to facilitate personal and systemic change to build an inclusive society that is strengthened and empowered by its diversity. The responsibilities of the intern varies depending on where in the organization the student is placed/decides to work. All internships help the organization further its goals and mission. For more information, please contact nmci@nmci.org.

William and Lanaea C. Featherstone Foundation
The foundation is seeking a dynamic intern who can assist with education programs geared towards Latino immigrants in Baltimore. Please send a cover letter and resume to Lanaea Featherstone at lanaea@thefeatherstonefoundation.org.

World Relief Immigration Clinic
This organization is a part of the National Association of Evangelicals and has an immigration legal clinic in Baltimore that provides legal assistance in the areas of immigration and naturalization to immigrants and refugees.

Yiddish Summer
The Steiner Internship in Yiddish Studies is a free, seven-week intensive program held at the National Yiddish Book Center at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. It is open to all full-time college students who apply by February 1.

 

Nonprofit Internship Resources

Other internship opportunities can be found under Community & Leadership

Advocates for Children and Youth
Identifies problems, promotes policies and programs that improve results for Maryland children, and evaluates the effectiveness of programs and policies for the state's children and youth.

Idealist
Offers information on 20,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 150 countries, which you can search or browse by name, location or mission.  Learn about thousands of volunteer opportunities in your community and around the world, and review a list of organizations that can help you volunteer abroad.  Provides information on nonprofit jobs, internships, career fairs and career resources.

Maryland Nonprofit Leadership Program is an opportunity for undergraduates from various majors to build valuable skills, explore career choices within the nonprofit sector and gain experience managing and leading public service organizations. The Leadership Program offers paid internship opportunities in the non-profit sector to college junior and seniors attending Maryland institutions. Participating interns work throughout the summer and receive a $3000 stipend. Applications are generally due at the end of March, however, if you have questions or need more information contact Christine Routzahn at routzahn@umbc.edu.

Peace Studies internship resources

Other internship opportunities can be found under Government, Nonprofit, Art, Environmental, Women's Studies, Education, Health, Mental Health, and Multicultural listings.

American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland (ACLU)
In defense of civil liberties; issues such as education reform, fair housing, marriage equality and free speech.

Baltimore Neighborhood Collaborative
Strives to increase and coordinate funder investment to achieve economically diverse and revitalized neighborhoods in Baltimore City, and to build a stronger network of nonprofit community development organizations. 

Baltimore Urban League
Since 1910 has worked to empower and transform communities by eliminating opportunity gaps between African-Americans, whites and other communities of color.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Central Maryland
Provides children whose health, safety and education are threatened positive adult role models/mentors so that those children can become more confident and competent adults.

Breakthrough Collaborative
This national nonprofit is ranked as a Top Ten Internship site by the Princeton Review. By pairing college and high school students with high-potential, low-income middle schoolers, Breakthrough Collaborative builds upon a role model relationship to show that it is cool to be smart. Their motto is "students teaching students." Success rates are high, as the majority of student participants go on to pursue higher education and mentors often go into a career in education. With 30 sites nationwide, intern teachers can choose from locations such as Washington D.C., Long Island, New York, or Philadelphia.

BUILD (Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development)
BUILD is a completely political, non-partisan organization. Its members have built blocks of Nehemiah Homes (funded without any governmental assistance [kickbacks]), and have united the Baltimore community in voting campaigns, adult education programs, after-school programs for youth, and environmental initiatives.

Caring for Kaela (CFK) Internship
CFK is an all volunteer international children's organization whose vision is to empower the lives of destitute children in Chad, Central Africa. As an intern, you will help write international development grants to fund programs in Africa in the areas of education to employment for orphans and vulnerable children, community capacity-building, peace-building and international policy and advocacy. For more information, please contact Nathalie at 410-602-5359.

Community Mediation Program
Provides family counseling, mediation and social services.

District of Columbia Public Schools: Urban Education Leaders Internship Program
The Urban Education Leaders Internship Program was established to provide undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to conduct research and work on education policy projects. Each internship lasts for the duration of a semester throughout the year. Deadlines: Fall semester - rolling basis until around September 24; Spring semester - rolling basis until around January 24; Summer semester - early application due by around December 31.

Druid Heights Community Development Corporation
Buying info, re-entry program, low-income housing, community developing/organizing.

Great Kids Farm
Great Kids Farm is a living, working farm that educates children about healthy eating, organic farming and the natural sciences. It connects young people to the soil, plants, and animals that provide their food. Great Kids Farm also teaches them about sustainable farming practices used to generate this food in an environmentally friendly way. Various positions are available, from tour guides to website developers to liasons.

Greater Homewood Community Corporation
Centered around neighborhoods in North Baltimore, GHCC attempts to build pride and strength for neighborhoods by improving education and youth opportunities, and supporting economic and community development.

Governor's Summer Internship Program
The internship is an opportunity for undergraduates from various majors to build valuable skills, explore career choices within branches of Maryland state government. The program offers paid internship opportunities to college juniors and seniors attending Maryland institutions. Participating interns work throughout the summer and receive a $3000 stipend. Applications are generally due at the end of March, however, if you have questions or need more information contact Christine Routzahn at routzahn@umbc.edu.

Habitat for Humanity
Community development through house building and renovation and creation of homeownership opportunities.

Hand in Hand Baltimore
Each year thousands of youth under the age of 18, are charged as adults and consequently detained in adult detention centers where there are no services available to cater to their youth and increased potential for self betterment. More specifically, there is an absolute void of mental health programs available to the youths housed in the Baltimore City Detention Center (BCDC). In September of 2009, Jessica Turral founded Hand in Hand Baltimore, inc. in an effort to diminish that void and provide the voiceless with a face.

Insight Collaborative
Insight Collaborative is a nonprofit organization committed to resolving conflict and improving relationships around the world. IC helps governments, non-governmental organizations, charities, nonprofits, small companies, individuals and otherwise underserved populations manage conflict more effectively. Through intensive training and coaching, IC assists Fellows in developing and implementing innovative programs throughout the world in a series of three month placements.

The Intersection
The Intersection is a non-profit organization dedicated to shifting expectations for Baltimore's young people. It seeks to foster leadership among high school teens by training them to develop community-organizing skills. To apply, send an email stating your interest in the program and availability along with your resume to Zeke Cohen ('08) and Yasmene Mumby baltimoreintersection@gmail.com

Jonah House
Faith-based intentional community that organizes around direct action, non-violent resistance. Internship/volunteer means living with the community so it is a full-time commitment.

Maryland United for Peace and Justice
Through the philosophy of nonviolence and the promotion of sustainable development and energy, MUPJ links individuals and groups centered around peace, justice and environmental efforts.

Megaphone Project: Video Production for Social Justice
Non-profit that produces low-budget documentaries based around social and economic justice in Maryland.

Neighborhood Design Center
Non-profit dedicated to bringing professional community design services to low-income communities.

Office of Congressman John P. Sarbanes
Serving as an intern in a Congressional office is an exciting and rewarding opportunity. They are seeking hard-working and dedicated college students. As an intern, you will gain first hand experiences and valuable insight into the legislative process, the importance of casework and the value of Constituent and Community outreach.Send your resume and cover letter to employment@mail.house.gov. If you have any questions, call the Intern Coordinator at 410.832.8890.

People's Homesteading Group
Community development corporation founded on volunteer work. Housing activism for decent, affordable housing in the city.

The Prejudice Institute
Non-profit, non-partisan group devoted to policy research and education around prejudice, discrimination and ethnoviolence.

Project Plase
Serve most vulnerable and underserved by providing transitional and permanent housing in addition to supportive services for the homeless.

Stimson Center
The Henry L. Stimson Center is looking for interns in research, professional development and project administration. Highly motivated interns who are searching for a professional and educational experience will better understand the ways in which nonprofit organizations can contribute to the understanding of issues in international and homeland security. For questions or to apply, contact: internships@stimson.org

Teach for America Operations coordinators
Operations coordinators are charged with day-to-day management of the summer training institutes to ensure that corps members are able to focus on their own professional development and student achievement. They work behind the scenes to ensure the operations of schools and university sites run smoothly.  Some of the tasks include: supporting staff on data collection and the creation and execution of large-scale operational systems, creating and maintaining communication systems, act as an ongoing resource to corps members and staff for logistical and operational issues.  Guaranteed salary range of $2,500-$3,000 with room, board, and a portion of travel expenses also provided.  Summer institutes have operated in: Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and the Mississippi Delta but can vary from year to year.  Applications are usually due in mid January each year.

Velocipede Bike Project
Provides access to second hand bicycles and hands-on education in a shared work space.

The Vegetarian Resource Group (VRG)
Non-profit that works to educate primarily through publishing on health, nutrition, ecology, ethics, and hungry. Email vrg@vrg.org stating your interests and background to volunteer.

The Village Learning Place
Breaks down social barriers through educational programs and services. Contact Kate Maskarinec (kate.maskarinec@villagelearningplace.com).

W.I.L.P.F. (Women's International League for Peace and Freedom)
WILPF works to create an environment of political, economic, social and psychological freedom for all members of the human community.

The Youth Outreach Foundation
Goal of this non-profit organization is to encourage, develop, and support education, employment, and training opportunities for troubled youth. Dedicated to helping each young person so they are prepared fully for the demands of society and for a contributing role in the community.

Publishing Internship Resources

Bancroft Press*
Bancroft Press is a general interest book publisher in Baltimore who publishes the work of "in the trenches" journalists and other professionals. Students looking to intern here can send a cover letter and resume to bruceb@bancroftpress.com or bruce.bortz@gmail.com

Baltimore Review*
Baltimore is the home of great literature and of great classic writers from Edgar Allan Poe to Frederick Douglass to H.L. Mencken. The Baltimore Review , Charm City's premier literary journal, seeks to collect the voices of the great writers of today, from across the nation and around the world.We are currently in our 14th year of continuous publication; we are a journal that is operated independently of any university or organizational funding and edited by a team of volunteers and dedicated readers. It is our privilege to publish, twice yearly, some of the finest poetry and prose from Baltimore and beyond.  Does not have a formal internship program but Goucher students have interned there before.  You can contact Susan Muaddi-Darraj [smuaddid@Harford.edu]

Brookes Publishing*
Students looking to get hands-on experience in the editorial and/or marketing aspects of publishing can intern at this independent publishing company. Located in Towson, Brookes has produced works on early childhood, special education, developmental and learning disabilities, communication, language, behavior and mental health for 30 years.

SmartishPace
Smartish Pace is an independent poetry magazine run by a group of dedicated volunteers and interns. If interested in applying, contact Stephen at sreichert@smartishpace.com.

Science and Research Internship Resources

American Association for the Advancement of Science
Paid and volunteer internship opportunities at Science Magazine as well as several other organizations.

American Psychological Association
A springboard from which psychology students can leap into the world of research.

Association for Women in Science
Internships in marketing, publications, advocacy, and grant writing as they relate to science.

BD
Becton, Dickinson and Company is a medical technology company that develops, manufactures and sells medical supplies and diagnostic products. The company's headquarters are in New Jersey and they have nearly 50 locations within the U.S. Rising seniors in their paid summer internship program work full time for 12 weeks, from May or June until August, in the areas of Information Technology, Supply Chain Management, Strategic Sourcing and Research & Development. BD also maintains a university recruitment "pipeline" program that provides recent graduates with hands-on experience in various positions over two to three years in offices across the country.

The Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program (MAOP) at Virginia Tech, Summer Research Internship (SRI) Program
The SRI Program is a paid 10-week summer research program designed to prepare students for graduate education. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens and Permanent U.S. Residents and attending a 2- or 4-year institution of higher education. The program dates are from mid May - late July and the program is open to rising sophomores through seniors (seniors must have at least one more semester remaining in college at completion of summer program). Applicants are welcomed from all majors (see application for faculty research areas).  Participants will engage in research with a Virginia Tech faculty member and will receive the following:  $2500 stipend, free on-campus housing, free meals, free GRE preparation course, academic seminars designed to prepare you for graduate education.  Applications are usually due in late February.  

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)
The Professional Internship Pro
gram is designed to introduce undergraduate and graduate students to the challenges of conducting energy research.  It is an opportunity to network with world-class scientists using world-class equipment, to expand knowledge of your major field of study and to expose oneself to new areas of basic and applied research.  Participants interact daily with assigned mentors who guide research activities during the internship.  These research activities help transition classroom theory into hands-on experience, helping solve today's pressing scientific questions. For more information contact Truly Ani at truly.ani@orau.org.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Information on scholarships, internships and fellowships through NOAA.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Are you or do you know of a student that is looking for a paid science education internship?  On the site listed below, you will find information about the various scientific educational programs offered at ORNL.  Whether you are a recent graduate, a graduate student, and undergraduate, a K-12 teacher, or a faculty member, ORNL has a program that will engage you in a scientific learning experience.  Please browse and apply to our educational opportunities at http://www.orau.org/ornl

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
The National Science Foundation funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. Each student is associated with a specific research project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and other researchers. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel.

Science.gov
Search engine for government science information and research results.

Stowers Scholars Program
Serious students of biomedicine may apply for this eight-week, research-intensive opportunity at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City, Missouri. Interns receive a $3,000 stipend for their work.

Technology Internship Resources

Association of Computing Machinery
Comprehensive list of technology company internships.

Apple
Experience behind-the-scenes innovation at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, California.

Computing Community Consortium
Offer summer undergraduate research opportunities.

Dell
Summer programs across the country are available for undergrads seeking experience in the field of technology.

IBM
Interns and co-ops at IBM have paid technical or non-technical positions with the potential to be hired permanently.

Microsoft
Microsoft interns are paid and receive benefits while working on real projects for the company.

National Science Foundation Science and Technology Centers
Summer internships at 17 universities in the fields of biology, engineering, geoscience, computer & information science, mathematical and physical sciences.

Theatre internship resources

Playbill
Theater website that also has job listings.  Most job listings are in New York and New England regions.  Search also available for internship listings.

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Internship Resources

House of Ruth*
The House of Ruth is one of the nation's leading domestic violence centers, helping thousands of women and children to find safety and shelter. Volunteers at House of Ruth can work on the B-More Bags project, providing child care, serving as a hotline counselor, or a legal intern/advocate. Interns can work in Counseling, the Gateway Project, Shelter, Hotline or Community Advocates. If interested, call 410-554-8448.

Feminist Majority Foundation*
The FMF utilizes research and action to empower women economically, socially and politically. Standing strong in the belief that feminists are the majority-- but that this majority must be empowered-- the FMF maintains a comprehensive list of feminist jobs and internships.

Internships-USA
Largest internship site on the web with more than 3000 organizations offering internships and summer jobs.  The username is "GoucherC" and the password is "Gouc201314".

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assualt
The Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MCASA) is the statewide collective voice advocating for accessible, compassionate care for survivors of sexual violence, and accountability for all offenders.

Planned Parenthood
Search a variety of volunteer and internship opportunities at Planned Parenthood, the nation's leading sexual and reproductive health care provider, educator and advocate.

Power Inside
Multidisciplinary program committed to social justice for women. Women's empowerment gropus, pen pal programs, and much more in prisons in addition to social change movements to end gender violence and oppression.

Public Leadership Education Network
A Washington, D.C.-based organization targeting women in leadership roles.

Women's Housing Coalition
Aims to break cycle of women's homelessness by increasing the quantity and quality of affordable housing in the city of Baltimore.

You Are Never Alone (YANA)*
YANA is a shelter that reaches out to women and girls involved in prostitution and human trafficking survivors. They conduct street outreach, hospitality, trauma counseling/therapy, case management and advocacy. The downtown Baltimore organization has worked with Goucher volunteers in many capacities.

Career Development Office Disclaimer
Goucher College makes no representations or guarantees about positions listed by the Career Development Office, either on the website or in the CDO office. Goucher is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or other aspects of off-campus employment. It is the responsibility of students to research the integrity and safety of the organizations to which they are applying. Students are advised to use caution and common sense when applying for any position with an organization or a private party.

This web site also contains links to other web sites not under the control of the Career Development Office and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked site. The CDO provides these links only as a convenience and assumes assume no liability for acts or omissions by third parties or for any material supplied by them.