Major and Minor Internship Search Tools
The most up to date listings for internships can be found on LyonNet. With hundreds of active internships (expect more listings late fall-early spring for summer opportunities), we collaborate with 28 other liberal arts colleges to provide a broad range of opportunities. Here you can also sign up to have internships emailed to you by areas of interest by utilizing the “search agent” feature.
Internships-USA, an online database, provides continually updated internship opportunities by topic and geographic area. Access Internships-USA through LyonNet.
Our Career Center and Library provide extensive information about how to search for and secure an internship, visit us and meet with a counselor to talk about the process.
Not sure where to get started? Attend an internship workshop to learn more about how to conduct an effective and efficient search or develop your own opportunity.
Internships by Discipline
The following listings and information has been supplied directly by the academic departments, for more details about these internships, please contact your faculty advisor.
Internships in U.S. Government
- American Foreign Service Association Several internships available; paid and unpaid.
- The U. S. Department of State Spring, Summer, and Fall paid and unpaid internships. Application deadline for summer internship is November 1; Fall deadline is March 1; Spring deadline is July 1.
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Internships, Fellowships, and Student Programs
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Unpaid spring, summer, and fall internships.
- NNSA Nonproliferation Graduate Fellowship Program
- Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
The United Nations
Internships last from six weeks to three months. Request for internship must be made at least three months in advance. Unpaid.
Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Research Institutes
International Security and National Defense
- The Arms Control Association Internship Program Fall, winter, and summer internships available.
- The Atlantic Council of the United States, John A. Baker internship program Fall, spring, and summer internships available.
- Henry L. Stimson Center
- Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
- Council on Foreign Relations
- Center for Strategic and International Studies
- United States Institute of Peace
- American Foreign Policy Council Summer, Fall, and Spring unpaid internships available.
- Foreign Policy Association
Human Rights Organizations
- Amnesty International
- Human Rights Watch
- Human Rights First (formerly Lawyers Committee for Human Rights)
- Human Rights Job Board
- Human Rights Internet
International Development and Assistance
- The Carter Center Internship Program Offers internships in prevention and resolution of conflict, control and eradication of disease, and operations. Different deadlines for the various internships.
- International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
- International Rescue Committee
- Oxfam International
- Care International
- International Organization for Migration
- National Democratic Institute for International Affairs
- National Endowment for Democracy Job Opportunities
- National Endowment for Democracy Fellowship Program
- International Republican Institute
Other Career and Internship Opportunities
- The Office of the General Counsel Volunteer Legal Internships Unpaid, year-round internships.
- Business Executives for National Security (BENS) Internship Fall, spring, and summer internships available.
- American Society of International Law Editorial and research internships available. Fall, spring, and summer internships.
- International Fund for Agricultural Development Requires minimum of 20 hours per week during the academic year, and a full-time commitment for the summer.
- Israel Policy Forum Internships Rolling applications, paid internship.
- BASIC Internship Program in Washington, D.C. Rolling applications, monthly stipend Internship Program in London Rolling deadline for application; daily travel expenses and lunch stipend provided.
- Korea Economic Institute of America Research Associate Intern
- Summer, fall, and winter internships offered.
- Center for World Indigenous Studies
- Washington Interns for Native American Students Summer internships available.
- Internships from OneWorld (Law, public relations, environment, etc. internships are unpaid.)