Links to Internship Opportunties

Public and Non-Profit Sector Internship Listings

Federal Government Internships

Office of Personnel Management                                                  

The Federal Career Intern Program is designed to help agencies recruit and attract exceptional individuals into a variety of occupations.

Presidential Management Intern Program

The Presidential Management Intern Program was established to attract to the Federal Service outstanding individuals from a wide variety of academic disciplines who have an interest in, and commitment to, a career in the analysis and management of public policies and programs.

Student Educational Employment Program                                             

The Student Education Employment Program provides Federal employment opportunities to students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as degree seeking students taking at least a half-time academic, technical, or vocational course load in an accredited high school, technical, vocational, 2 or 4 year college or university, graduate or professional school.

USA Jobs                                                       

The official job site of the United States Federal Government.  The one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.

Student Gateway to the U.S. Government

Comprehensive information portal providing answers to your questions on education, career, government and more.  Learn about many exciting internship opportunities, both within the government and with other organizations and companies.

Student Jobs

Whether you're in high school, college, or graduate school, there are a variety of special opportunities for employment at the Federal Government.  Learn how to apply for a job, build your resume, or find an ideal job.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Emerging Leaders Program                                                        

This two-year program is intended for the best and brightest Bachelor and Masters level graduates who are eager to make a contribution to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Student Temporary Employment Program (STEP)                                                                                     

The Student Temporary Employment Program provides you with paid employment while you are attending school.  The flexibility of this program will allow you to work around your school schedule and can accommodate the variable needs to students. 

U.S. Department of State                                  

 The Department of State manages several student employment programs that enable students to get experience in a foreign affairs environment through on the job experience.  Some students work in Washington D.C, and others have the opportunity to work at an embassy overseas.  Positions are both paid and unpaid.

U.S. Department of Transportation: Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups                                             

Visit the Department of Transportation's website to learn more about the exciting new opportunities that are available students in a wide variety of fields, including planning, economics, public administration, criminal justice and more.

State and Local Government Internships

The Local Government Management Fellowship

The Local Government Management Fellowship is a highly competitive career development opportunity to attract professionals into local government careers and to create national interest around careers in local government and public service among students and local government leaders. Learn more at

University of Texas Management Internship Database                      

This database contains information on Management Intern Programs and other post graduate programs including city and town, county, state, and federal governments, as well as other programs.  

Non-Profit Internships



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International Internships


Study Abroad

Find study abroad programs and valuable country information including a directory of study abroad programs specifically designed for graduate students. 

International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)                                                                    

 IREX is the premier U.S. nonprofit organization specializing in higher education, independent media, Internet development, and civil society programs in the U.S., Europe, Eurasia, the Near East, and Asia.

University of California, Irvine, Center for International Education                                                    

There are several opportunities for internships abroad.  This site contains links to related web sites, as well as listings of some of the more well-known programs that exist.

U.S. News

Use this search to find internships in countries all over the world.  Begin your search by choosing a location or an internship type.

Other Internship Databases


American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)                                                            


College Grad

Everett Public Service Internship Program

Guide to Careers in Child and Family Policy 

Institute of Experiential Learning 

Intern Jobs 

Internship Programs 

Live, Learn and Intern 

Monster Trak 

Presidential Classroom 

Princeton Review 

Rising Star Internships 

Roll Call Classifieds 



Internship List adapted from the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)