UIC Office of Career Services
Student Services Building,
1200 West Harrison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607-3344
Phone: (312) 996-2300
Fax: (312) 413-0383
M-F : 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
BEST PLACES TO START
Use your UIC e-mail address as your username, then click "forgot password" to create a password if you don't already have one. This site is only available to UIC students and alumni.
Use a variety of keywords and filters to find internships that fit your needs, and then create alerts to be notified automatically when new postings are added.
The go-to sites for opportunities with not-for-profit organizations
ADDITIONAL PLACES TO SEARCH
About.com Internship Portal
This site features an internship program of the week, as well as lots of helpful articles.
City of Chicago Mayor's Office Fellowship Program
The Mayor's Office Fellowship Program provides students with a broad overview of municipal government and provides a unique hands on experience. Fellows participate in budgetary, legislative and programmatic areas of city government and work directly with Mayor's Office staff.
Summer and seasonal jobs in national parks, ski resorts, ranches, camps, cruise ships and other unusual places.
This site allows you to search for internships by location or major.
You must register (for free) in order to perform a search for internships.
Environmental Career Organization
Environment related sites. Also allows students to apply for ECO's paid internship program.
Governor's Environmental Corps
Summer internships for undergraduate/graduate students with a background in biological sciences, physical sciences, chemistry, engineering, pre-law, and/or communications.
Green Job Spider
Search for internships in the green sector. A past search brought up internships ranging from Media Writing to Legal Internships to Conservation.
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program
The HACU National Internship Program recruits college students for paid summer and semester-long internships at federal agencies and private corporations in Washington D.C. and other locations. Participants are undergraduate and graduate students. NOT restricted to Hispanic students, open to all.
IHS Journalism Internship Program
The IHS Journalism Internship Program places talented writers and communicators-who support individual liberty, free markets, and peace-at media companies and non-profit newsrooms. Past interns have worked at 20/20, The Orange County Register, Reason.TV, Fox News, and many other organizations. Internships occur during the spring, summer, and fall.
Illinois Department of Natural Resources Internship/College Credit Program
Internships available in natural resource management, conservation, law enforcement, environmental education, park interpretation, and administration.
Illinois Governor's Office Internship Opportunities
The Governor's Office offers great opportunities to experience first hand the inner workings of state government. The Office offers fellowships and internships for college and graduate students as well as college graduates.
The mission of InRoads is to develop and place talented underserved youth in business and industry. Students accepted into the program participate in a one year paid internship.
InternJobs.com is a global database of internships and entry-level positions for students, recent graduates and career changers.
One of the largest selections of paid internships; both business and non-profit positions.
Intern Queen lists internships by type and by state. You do have to create an account to apply for the internships.
Search a database of thousands of internships.
You do need to register to use this site and there is a fee involved beyond the first 72 hour trial.
Search by industry/field, employer name, position title, and/or location.
This site allows you to search for internships, has an iPhone app, lists articles and advice, etc.
One Day One Internship
Every day they cover one employer and the internships that they are offering for college students.
Paid internship opportunities with the Federal Government - "Pathways for students and recent graduates to Federal careers"
Presidential Management Fellows Program
The purpose of the program is to attract to the Federal service outstanding applicants from a variety of academic disciplines and career paths who have a clear interest in, and commitment to, excellence in the leadership and management of public policies and programs.
Rising Star Internships
Search according to sector or field of study. Employers can also search for interns online.
Student Conservation Association
Protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states. Internship opportunities are available in a variety of fields including environmental studies, health and wellness, education, project management, etc.
UNCF/UPS Corporate Scholars Program
Applicants must be second semester sophomores or juniors majoring in computer science, mechanical engineering, information technology or marketing; have a minimum GPA of 3.0; attend a 4 year institution; and be African-American, Hispanic, Native American or Asian American. Apply online. Deadline is early Spring semester.
Urban Employ: Chicago
This site lists internships in the Chicagoland area. You need to register to view internships.
U.S. Department of State Student Programs
U.S. Department of State offers a number internships, fellowships and programs in Washington, D.C. and abroad.
The Washington Center for Internships
Since 1975, the Washington Center has provided over 24,000 students with internship experience in Washington, D.C. The Center promotes future leadership for the public, private and nonprofit sectors.
White House Internships
The White House Internship Program's mission is to make the "People's House" accessible to future leaders from around the nation.
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