American Indian Science and Engineering Society — Internship Program

The AISES Internship Program provides students with applied work experience and an opportunity to explore career options. Placing students in 10-week summer positions with partner agencies, the program also promotes advanced study to the graduate level and assists students in developing professional networks.

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.

Columbia University Medical Center Summer Public Health Scholars Program

The Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) is designed for undergraduate students, to increase interest in and knowledge of public health and allied health professions.

The ten-week, summer program is designed for undergraduates entering their junior or senior year and recent baccalaureate degree students, who are undecided about their career goals and have a minimum 2.7 GPA. Stipend, housing and round-trip travel will be provided to all program participants.

Program dates: May 25, 2015 – July 31, 2015

Selection Timeline:

  • Application open: November 3, 2014
  • Application deadline: January 31, 2015 @11:59 PM EST
  • Phone interviews: March 23rd -27th (tentative)
  • All students notified of selection decision: April 3rd (tentative)

The deadline to apply is January 31, 2015, for more information, please click here.

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.

Google Information Technology Internship Summer 2015

Google announces its third year of the Information Technology Intern Program. Current students majoring in information systems, information technology, applied networking, system administration and other majors, with applicable experience, are encouraged to apply.

This program is designed to provide exposure to the technology industry for students who are, historically, under-represented in this field.

This program includes front line internal user support – either in-person or remotely, a corporate engineering project and skills-based training. There are Information Technology Intern opportunities available in 11 offices: Ann Arbor, MI; Cambridge, MA; Boulder, CO; Chicago, IL; Irvine, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Mountain View, CA; New York, NY; Pittsburgh, PA and Seattle and Kirkland, WA.

Applications are due by January 5, 2015 at 11:59pm PST. Our team will review applications on a rolling basis and will begin reaching out to candidates in October. All hiring will be complete by March 2015. Thank you for your patience while we consider your application.

For more information, please click here.

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

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.

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.

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.