Accenture Internships

wellLooking to try out a career option or to get to know a potential employer better before you graduate? Internships are a great way to test the waters. As an intern, you have the opportunity to experience a company’s culture, build your network, and apply your current skills and learning while gaining real-world experience.

Accenture offers paid summer undergraduate and MBA internships in various locations around the United States.

The majority of our undergraduate intern roles are within our consulting business, supporting technology, management consulting, strategy and industry. Interns participate in a variety of roles, including those of an actual full-time analyst.

MBA interns work with Accenture Strategy and in management consulting, fulfilling the roles and responsibilities of full-time consultant.

How to Apply

The majority of Accenture internship roles are available for students who have completed their junior year of undergraduate study or first year of an MBA. Undergraduate members of the Accenture Student Empowerment Program who have completed their sophomore year of study may also be eligible to apply for an internship.

We look for students that demonstrate leadership, strong academic performance, motivation and involvement on campus, and an interest in a consulting career.

Applications are typically due in the early winter timeframe. Students should check with their career center to find specific deadlines for their campus. To view job descriptions, click this link Accenture Intern Search and type “Intern” in the Accenture search box to browse open internship positions.

City of Phoenix — Management Intern Program

The city of Phoenix Management Intern Program has been attracting outstanding graduate students to government service since 1950. If you are interested in a career in public administration, this program is an excellent opportunity to experience a variety of innovative management systems and gain exposure to many of the issues facing city government.

The city of Phoenix Management Intern Program offers a one-year internship to individuals who have earned or completed all coursework towards a master’s degree in public administration, business administration or related field. As one of the oldest, most respected municipal management training programs in the United States, the management internship is designed to attract, develop and retain innovative people in local government.

Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS)

The Pathways Programs offer clear paths to Federal internships for students from high school through post-graduate school and to careers for recent graduates, and provide meaningful training and career development opportunities for individuals who are at the beginning of their Federal service. As a student or recent graduate, you can begin your career in the Federal government by choosing the path that best describes you and where you are in your academics.

Golondrinas de las Americas

Founded by Cornell University professor David Winkler almost a decade ago and supported by the National Science Foundation, the Golondrinas de las Americas project trains about 15 students per year to study the breeding biology and behavior of this closely related group of swallows in North, Central and South America.

For more information or to apply for the program, contact Caren Cooper at or go to for more information.

Native American Congressional Internship Program

The Morris K. Udall Foundation offers a paid ten-week summer internship in Washington, D.C. for Native American and Alaska Native law students who wish to learn more about the federal government and issues affecting Indian Country. The Native American Congressional internship is fully funded: the Foundation provides round-trip airfare, housing, per diem for food and incidentals, and a stipend at the close of the program.

Interns work in congressional and agency offices, such as the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and the Department of Interior, where they have opportunities to research legislative issues important to tribal communities, to network with key public officials and tribal advocacy groups, and enhance their understanding of nation-building and tribal self-governance.

The program offers interns an opportunity to learn how legislation affecting tribal communities is made, make valuable contacts with national Native advocacy organizations and federal officials, and hone research and writing skills.

For more information, visit

University of Colorado — SMART Program

The Summer Multicultural Access to Research Training (SMART) program is intended for undergraduate students who are interested in preparing for graduate degrees in science, math and engineering. SMART offers students the opportunity to conduct research under the guidance of a faculty mentor, and participate in workshops designed to strengthen scientific writing and oral presentation skills.

SMART interns earn three (3) hours of upper-division undergraduate credit in independent study, and receive a stipend, room and board, and travel expenses.

United Negro College Fund — UNCF Corporate Scholars

UNCF Corporate Scholars Programs help college students gain invaluable professional experience through paid internships at America’s leading Fortune 500 corporations and national organizations. Students also receive up to a $10,000 scholarship. Many of the internships are renewable. The ultimate goal of the program is to ensure that successful corporations have a ready pool of well-trained, ethnically diverse young professionals who can create the products and efficiencies companies need to compete in the dynamic, globally integrated marketplace of today. Eligibility requirements are different for each program. Hundreds of students have participated in the program, resulting in money for college and abundant job offers.

The White House Internship: A Public Service Leadership Program

For more information and to apply, please visit:

“This program will mentor and cultivate young leaders of today and tomorrow and will have an opportunity to serve… I want to commend all who apply for their desire to help through public service to forge a brighter future for our country.”
-President Barack Obama, May 22, 2009

President Obama believes in the capacity of young people to move America forward. He is committed to providing young leaders from across the nation an opportunity to develop their leadership skills and fostering a continued commitment to public service through the White House Internship Program. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office of the President and prepare them for future roles in public service.

Multiple Internship Opportunities from USAJOBS.GOV

USAJOBS.GOV is the United States Government’s official website for listing civil service jobs, opportunities and internships with federal agencies. The site is operated by the United States Office of Personnel Management

The Federal Government has taken steps to help students and recent graduates join the Federal service. New opportunities will appear on USAJOBS as agencies post them. We encourage you to visit the site periodically or set up a saved search.

To apply of internships, you will need to create a user account with

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For your convenience, below is a listing of current open student trainee positions; however this list is not fully comprehensive of all positions USAJOBS.GOV. Interested persons should click the highlighted opportunity name to view position info, location and job-specific details

Student Trainee positions are available in EconomicsAdministrative and Office SupportEpidemiology AssistantBiological Science and Engineering Technician fields.