Internship and Volunteer Sites
Add value to your college degree by gaining valuable experience while you’re still a student!
Offers general and regional internship guides, features, and articles and is offered free on many college websites. Internships.com focuses its efforts on assisting and educating students, employers, and educators on how to develop and find an abundance of national and international internship opportunities. Since its total focus is on internships, Internships.com provides an comprehensive and impressive number of opportunities often not found elsewhere.
Idealist.org consists of over 57,000 nonprofit and community organizations in over 180 countries. Numerous opportunities exist for individuals looking to intern, volunteer, or work in positions that are involved in giving back and making a difference in the world. Idealist.org was a project developed through Action Without Borders, a non profit organization that began in 1995.
Experience.com offers numerous internship listings as well as a wealth of resources and advice. Its timely articles provide an enormous amount of information written by and for students who share their personal experiences.
GoAbroad.com is the umbrella organization that includes StudyAbroad.com, InternAbroad.com, VolunteerAbroad.com, etc. Thousands of international opportunities can be found for those seeking an experience abroad. GoAbroad.com was designed to link potential travelers with international organizations.
Indeed.com includes all the job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations and company career pages. Indeed makes it possible to save searches and have internships/jobs delivered via email alerts through RSS feeds. Indeed.com provides the ability to search for internships and jobs by providing free access to millions of employment opportunities from thousands of websites.
6. Simply Hired
Simply Hired is an easy to use site that aggregates job listings including direct employer websites, staffing and placement firms, job boards, etc. Additional tools and filters help focus searches and make individual preferences like pet and ecofriendly companies, findable.
This is the official U.S. government web site for college students that provides an array of internships and the resources that exist for those interested in interning/working for the U.S. government.
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is a nonprofit organization that offers 3 – 12 month paid internship opportunities for students interested in environmental preservation. SCA focuses on providing hands-on conservation service opportunities to high school and college students who are interested in learning more about the environment.
9. Urban Interns This site connects interns with employers.
10. VolunteerMatch.org This site connects student with volunteer opportunities.
11. Glassdoor.com A transparent career community that includes company reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more.