Local and National Internship Opportunities
Corporation for National & Community Service
The VISTA Summer guidelines are out. If you are looking for a summer experience with some income and an education award, the Kentucky groups that will accept an application for having summer VISTAs are:
Students can contact these folks directly to express interest and get some information. However, you will need to apply online at here.
Humana Summer Program
We are seeking bright, ambitious students for summer internships in our corporate office in Louisville, Kentucky. If you’re a motivated, high-achiever who wishes to participate in an exciting journey of transforming the industry, consider an internship with us. Graduate and undergraduate students participating in our 10-week paid internship program will have the opportunity to learn from industry leaders through meaningful projects that impact your growth. Projects will be assigned based on major, experience, and preferences of the participant. In addition to the work experience, interns will participate in development opportunities that include interaction with Humana leaders and a speaker series to learn more about our business. Social events with other interns and current associates will be planned to help acclimate students to Humana and Louisville. Click here for more information: Humana Internship.
Indiana Summer Internships
Click below for opportunities in Indiana.
CoolWorks is about you finding a seasonal job or career in some of the greatest places on Earth. Get a summer job in Yellowstone, Yosemite, or another national park. Find a summer job as a camp counselor. Ski resorts, ranches, theme parks, tour companies and more are waiting for you. Let CoolWorks show you the way to live out your own amazing adventure at www.coolworks.com.
SWA offers the "No Limits" Internship to students currently enrolled in an accredited degree program to spend some time at our Headquarters in Dallas, TX gaining valuable on the job training. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work hands on with challenging projects, network with leadership, and participate in corporate functions; including meetings and social functions. All interns will participate in orientation giving them the opportunity to meet other interns, learn their way around SWA Headquarters and the Dallas area, meet some of the management staff, and participate in many career-oriented activities. Click here for more information: www.southwest.com/careers/interns/intern.html.
Co-op/Internship Opportunities for Biomedical Research and Pre-Medical Studies Students
This website has selected research opportunities that meet any of the following criteria:
- Located in a medical or clinical setting
- Located in a medical school or health science center
- Has "biomedical" as a descriptor
- May be of particular interest to pre-med students.
Click here for more information
Internship opportunities within the federal government for undergraduate, graduate and law students. Click here for more information.
Smithsonian Internship Opportunities
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. Click here for more information.
The Upward Bound Summer Program
Employs college students as Tutor Counselors to supervise, advise and tutor approximately 75 high school students. The program is a six-week residential component designed to simulate the college experience. During this component, the students live on campus in dorms. They take classes to improve their skills in science, math and language arts. Social and cultural events round out the total summer experience. Compensation: $2,500 for the summer, free room and board, cool trip to Charleston! If interested, please call 606.546.1256 or email email@example.com to request an application packet.
Senator Jim Bunning Internship Program
Senator Bunning seeks bright and ambitious Kentuckians to join his team for one of two six-week summer sessions. Students will be financially compensated. Please contact Molly Nicol at 202-224-4343 or email her at Molly_Nicol@bunning.senate.gov. for information on how to apply, as well as housing information.
Governor's Scholars Program Resident Advisors
Seeking bright, energetic college students who are interested in serving as Resident Advisors in the Governor’s Scholars Program. Particular interest is for college or university students who, at the time of application, have completed at least 1 year of college, and have served as resident advisors in a dormitory or have similar experience. RA’s are hired for a total of 6 weeks: one planning week followed by the five week program. Resident Advisors will receive a stipend of $2,500 for the six weeks, plus free room and board. Please visit www.kygsp.org for applications and instructions.
Henry Clay Internship in Public Policy
This competitive program provides a six to eight-week summer internship in Washington, D.C. , for a highly qualified rising junior or senior from a Kentucky college or university. The internship will be served in the office of a member of the Kentucky congressional delegation or an office of the executive branch. The internship includes a stipend of $3,000 to cover living expenses while in Washington. Click here for more information.
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars
When students are accepted by The Washington Center, they are assigned, according to their interests, to one of eleven thematically organized programs or to our Postgraduate Professional Development Program, specially designed for recent graduates or graduate students. Each program has one or more professional program advisors who counsel, place, supervise and help evaluate students, as well as organize activities for them during the day or half-day when students are not at their internships. Click here for details.
GS Undergraduate Camp
The Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp offers rising sophomores an opportunity to explore the financial services industry and become familiar with the firm's business, history and culture. This event is open to Black, Hispanic, and Native American students from all majors and disciplines. The four-day program features divisional overviews, case studies, career workshops, and networking with Goldman Sachs business and recruiting professionals. Click here for more information.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is sponsoring the NASA Undergraduate Student Research Program (NASA-USRP), offering undergraduates across the United States mentored research experiences at the NASA Centers. The NASA-USRP seeks applications from undergraduates enrolled full-time in an accredited U.S. college or university. Applicants must be rising juniors or seniors. Eligible fields of study are academic major or demonstrated course work concentration in engineering, mathematics, computer science or physical/life sciences.
Project Vote Smart's National Internship Program
The internship is an incredible opportunity for students to help American voters receive current and accurate information about their elected officials and candidates for public office. For application information, visit our website at www.vote-smart.org. If you have any questions not answered on the site, please call our Internship Coordinator, Jeremy Clemens, at 406-859-8683. We are currently accepting applications for the winter, spring, and summer.
International Radio and Television Society Foundation, Inc. Summer Fellowship Program
The Summer Fellowship Program teaches up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world through an all-expense-paid fellowship, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice. A select number of college Juniors, Seniors and Graduate students are chosen from over 800 applicants across the country to attend the Summer Fellowship Program. The program lasts a total of nine weeks from June 5 to August 4. Click here for more information.
Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (KBRIN)
Click here for more information about Undergraduate Summer Research Opportunities.
The Center for Molecular Neurobiology
Click here for more information about research opportunities for undergraduate students throughout the state of Kentucky.
Global Vision International (GVI)
GVI, an international volunteer and internship organization which works in partnership with some of the world's leading organizations in the fields of conservation and sustainable development, places over 1000 students and graduates every year. Click here to learn more.
Frankfort, KY Spring Internships, sponsored by the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and Universities
This internship seeks to enhance students' academic, civic, and professional skills through internship experiences, public policy symposia, academic seminars and exposure to the ideas and perspectives of a variety of notable citizens. Interns will work directly with state legislators and other government officials in the crafting and passage of legislation. The program is intended for all upper-division and graduate students, regardless of major. Please click here for more information.
Mercy Volunteer Corps
Mercy Volunteer Corps is a program of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas that invites women and men to a year or two of full-time service with people who are economically poor or marginalized. Volunteers commit to compassionate service, a simple lifestyle in community, and spiritual growth. Click here for more information.
Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, nestled in the beautiful Manistee National Forest in Michigan's western lower peninsula, is a summer camp offering music, art, dance, and theater programs for talented young people, who come from all parts of the country and all walks of life. Click here for more information.
Spoleto Festival USA
Spoleto Festival USA fills Charleston, South Carolina’s historic theaters, churches and outdoor spaces for 17 days and nights each spring, with over 120 performances by renowned artists as well as emerging performers in disciplines ranging from opera, theater, music theater, dance, and chamber, symphonic, choral, and jazz music, as well as the visual arts. Click here for more information.
Litchfield Performing Arts (LPA)
LPA, a not-for-profit dedicated to the arts and arts education, is seeking up to three summer interns to participate in the general operations of The Litchfield Jazz Festival and its Summer Institutes of Music and Dance. Click here for more information.
Louisville Metro Government's Office for International Affairs
Louisville Metro Government's Office for International Affairs offers non-paid student internship positions during the fall, spring and summer semesters. Contact Jennifer Ratoff at 502-574-1541 for more information and how to apply.
Wayne State University School of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research (SURE)
SURE is a 10 to 12-week experience with a flexible starting date, to fit your academic schedule. A $2,500 stipend is awarded to successful applicants (no housing allowance is provided). Students and mentors are matched based on student's educational and laboratory experience, as well as shared interests. Summer research experiences are available in: Anatomy, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology, Cellular and Clinical Neurobiology, Immunology and Microbiology, Molecular Medicine and Genetics Pathology, Pharmacology Physiology. Click here for more information.
Washington Intern Student Housing (WISH)
WISH www.internsdc.com has a no-fee application that can be faxed or e-mailed to their office. Students can call toll-free at 800-461-9280, ext. 33 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to answer any questions.
Walt Disney World College Program
During their tenure, participants will have the opportunity to develop transferable skills, including guest service, problem solving, service recovery, effective communication, teamwork, leadership, attention to detail, time management, personal empowerment, self-confidence, responsibility and cultural sensitivity.Click here for complete program details.
Co-op/Internship Opportunities for Pre-Veterinary Medicine Students
Click here for a listing of links to various co-op/internship opportunities in the field of veterinary medicine.