Internship Search Websites
Get Ready for the Search
One of the silver linings of the Coronavirus pandemic is that employers may be more open to remote or virtual internship opportunities, even if not required for the safety of the organization. Below are tips and additional resources to assist with a remote search.
- Finding an Internship
- Job and Internship Search Documents (resume and cover letter)
- Search Process (researching employers, networking, interviewing, etc.)
- Protecting Yourself from Employment/Internship Scams
- 6 Ways to Make the most of your virtual internship
It’s important to review all job announcements carefully, as scammers advertise jobs and internships where legitimate employers do — online, in newspapers, and even on TV and radio. Use this link to learn how to tell whether a job or internship lead may be a scam. Contact the CEO to discuss concerns about position announcements.
- Handshake - use "remote" and "virtual" as a keyword search.
- Baltimore Collegetown Network
- LinkedIn - Click “Search”, which opens the search filters at the top. Go to “All Filters” and find “Commute” as a new option
- Indeed - Go to Advanced Job Search and find “work setting” filter. Notice that “Temporary” is a Job Type and could be a good option for internships
These three sites are project-based work, set-up to be done remotely. While the lengths vary and may not be enough to receive academic credit for the experience, they can still be great ways to get experience and exposure to a variety of fields.
- Parker Dewey - Explore multiple paid short assignments, ranging from 5-40 hours of work, with organizations across a variety of industries. Students who completely and thoughtfully fill out the profile, add a resume and writing sample, and connect their LinkedIn stand out as more competitive candidates for these projects.
- CatchaFire - Filter through volunteer (unpaid) opportunities based on cause area, skillset, and time commitment to find the best option for you. Choose to volunteer in ways ranging from a 1-hour phone call, to a 3-month pre-scoped project.
VolunteerMatch – Virtual volunteer opportunities filterable by cause areas.
- Federal Government Internships
- Idealist for Non Profits - Remote/On-Site is a search filter
- Media Bistro
- D.C. Public Affairs and Communications Jobs
- NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)
Diversity Internship Programs
- Citi Habitats
- Columbia University Summer Housing
- Education Housing Services (EHS) - offers a reduced summer rate for students who receive a Federal Pell Grant
- Fashion Institute of Technology
- NYIT Summer Housing
- American University Summer Intern Housing
- Catholic University
- The George Washington University Summer Intern Housing
- Thompson-Markward Hall (Women only)
- Washington Intern Student Housing
The Career Education Office (CEO) at Goucher College abides by the principles set forth by NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) and expects that employers who use the Center's services will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, sex, age, disability, or genetic information. All employment listings on the CEO platform are posted at the sole discretion of the Career Education Office.
The CEO is not responsible for the content of any linked site; the CEO provides these links only as a convenience and assumes no liability for acts or omissions by third parties or for any material supplied by them. 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 and reach out to the CEO if they have concerns or questions.