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Internship Resources

Below are a variety of resources that can be used to find internships. They represent only a small percentage of the possible internships available.

These sites have internship information specific to Albany students

  • UA CareerPath
    This is an online job bank that is designed for college students and includes opportunities for both full time jobs as well as internships. Register with Career Services to gain access.

UAlbany Career Services encourages you to research any internship program for its quality, supervision, authenticity, and hidden costs.

GENERAL RESOURCES

  • Career Rookie: Connects students and recent graduates seeking internships, part-time jobs and entry-level positions with the nation’s top employers. Sponsored by CareerBuilder.
  • College Grad.com: Gain access to internship postings.
  • Economist Group: The Economist Group offers internships in different areas of the business.
  • Get That Gig: Extraordinary careers, internships, & part-time jobs, the people who have them, and how to get them!
  • Intern Jobs.com: InternJobs.com is a global database of internships and entry-level positions for students, recent graduates and career changers.
  • InternshipPrograms.com: Ideal internships often lead to ideal jobs. Find out how to land yours.
  • InternWeb.com: Looking for a summer internship or a paid Internship or an entry level job? Internweb can connect you with an employer and/or various internship possibilities.
  • NASA supported internships, fellowships, and scholarships
  • Pathways to Science: Paid Summer 2011 Undergrad Research Placements:
    Over 400 programs - Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) and Other Summer Research Opportunities for Undergrads
  • UAlbany Study Abroad Internships/Service Learning: Service learning is a process where students learn and develop through active participation in organized service experiences that meet community needs. This site shows the many study abroad internship/service learning opportunities that UAlbany offers.
  • Urban Interns: Find internship opportunities in NYC, Boston, Chicago, & Washington D.C.
  • UrbanEmploy.com
    Access to many job and internship listings in metropolitan areas such as New York, Atlanta, Chicago and Denver

NEW YORK STATE INTERNSHIP RESOURCES

  • Essential NY Jobs: a job and internship resource based on the various regions across NYS. For internships, just choose a region and write “internship” in the search field.
  • Internships in NYS Government: a variety of internship opportunities in various NYS agencies can be found in this resource
  • New York Job Source: Find both government and private sector internships across NYS as well as in the NYC metro region including NJ, PA and CT. You can also use this site to find internships in other urban areas across the U.S.
  • New York’s Job Exchange: Affiliated with America’s Job Exchange, this web resource lists job and internship opportunities through New York’s Dept of Labor.
  • Project ION: Project Internship Opportunities Now is Upstate New York’s premier summer internship opportunity website. For five years Project-ION has been the primary broker of paid internship opportunities in the Central Upstate New York region.
  • Tech Valley Internships: NY’s Tech Valley is a stretch of eastern NYS from the Canadian border to just north of NYC

NEW YORK CITY

  • Intern New York: Find internships in the New York City region. This resource also allows you to search for internships in other urban areas throughout the U.S.
  • Internships with the City of New York: Another listing of different internship programs in NYC government provided by the Dept of Citywide Administrative Services.
  • MTA/ NYC Transit Summer Internship: New York City Transit established its Internship Program in 1981 and currently has a partnership with more than 100 colleges and universities throughout New York City and the Tri-State area, the East Coast and Puerto Rico. Internships include paid (college aide) and unpaid (intern) projects.
  • NYC Summer Internship Program: Sponsored by the Dept of Citywide Administrative Services, NYC offers many internship possibilities for both undergrads and grad students.
  • United Nations Internship Program: The United Nations provides opportunities for students enrolled in a graduate programme to undertake an internship at its Headquarters in New York, Geneva, Vienna, Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Bangkok, Beirut and Santiago.

NYC INTERN HOUSING OPTIONS

  • FIT: During the summer, the Fashion Institute of Technology opens its residence halls to current FIT students, non-FIT students, non-FIT interns, groups and organizations seeking a safe, convenient, and inexpensive place to stay while in New York City.
  • Educational Housing Services: EHS is a private, not-for-profit organization committed solely to safe, affordable, convenient, innovative and empowering housing solutions for college students, interns, and recent graduates.
  • NYC Intern: NYC Intern offers furnished apartments and residence style rooms to interns living in the city for a semester.
  • The New School: The New School, located in the heart of Manhattan’s most vibrant area, provides summer interns a safe and convenient home base for college students while taking classes or working as an intern, while also experiencing the sights and sounds of New York City.
  • 92Y: Apply online for student housing in New York
  • International House: The mission of International House is to enable its members from around the world to live and learn together in a diverse residential community that builds life-long qualities of leadership, respect and friendship.
  • School of Visual Arts: SVA has housing available for currently matriculated students as well as summer interns and visiting students who want to experience New York City for the summer.

WASHINGTON D.C.

  • GW Semester in Washington: Semester in Washington offers students from other universities the opportunity to study and intern for a semester in Washington, DC. There are three semester programs offered including Fall, Spring and Summer opportunities. Students may choose to focus on journalism & media, or politics.
  • The Washington Center: The Washington Center has an established internship program agreement with UAlbany. Check out the University-Wide Internship program for more details.
  • University at Albany Semester in Washington: The Semester in Washington is an integral part of the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy's Department of Political Science. Students intern three days a week, take seminars on two days, earn fifteen credits toward graduation and six toward a major or minor in political science or public policy.
  • Washington Internship Institute: Discover yourself in our nation's capital. Exciting internships help you determine your goals, refine your interests, and confirm your professional passion. Live with a multicultural student body and broaden your background and perspective.
  • Washington Semester at American University: Learn about possible internships in Washington D.C. that are run through American University.

SERVICE & SOCIAL CONCERN

  • Americorps: AmeriCorps is a federal program where you have a chance to apply your skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in the community.
  • Careers For Good: Powered by Idealist, this site provides opportunities from the best organizations in the nonprofit human services sector.
  • Idealist: a searchable nationwide database that includes internship opportunities in public policy, social service, education, and health agencies. Maintained by Action Without Borders, Inc., many full-time and volunteer opportunities can also be found in this comprehensive site.
  • Peace Corps: a federal program where you can serve your country in the cause of peace by living and working in developing countries.
  • World Next Door: a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to use journalism to raise awareness about local and global issues of social injustice.

ENTERTAINMENT

  • Music Media & Entertainment Industry INTERNSHIP GUIDE, 27th Ed 2013-14:An internship guide with a vast array of internship opportunities in twenty-eight (28) areas of career-oriented activity covering entertainment, law, music, sports, management, TV, radio & film, theatre, Internet and mobile-media, news media, etc. To access this guide please contact Career Services for the password.

ENVIRONMENTAL

  • Green America: Search for different "green" job and internship openings.
  • Student Conservation Association: Internship, volunteer, and employment opportunities with America's largest and oldest provider of national and community conservation service opportunities, outdoor education, and career training for youth.
  • The Big Green Internship Book: See Internships-USA and contact UAlbany Career Services for the username and password to access this site.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT