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Find an Internship

Finding an internship can be time consuming and requires planning. When starting the internship process, be sure to:                                         

  • Prepare your resume and cover letter to highlight your skills and qualifications. 
  • Talk to friends, family, faculty and career counselors about your search as they may have contacts in the field.   
  • Begin the process three - four months before you hope to intern.
  • Meet with your faculty advisor or department's internship coordinator to learn more about getting credit for your internship!
  • Attend career fairs & networking nights to learn about opportunities.

GENERAL INTERNSHIP RESOURCES 

  

Apple App Store Badge

The Career Center's online job database of full-time, part-time, internships, and community service opportunities.   

Linked In Jobs

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the Internet and lists a number of internship opportunities with companies throughout the world. Get started by joining the Westfield State University Careers group!

Zip Recruiter

Find paid and unpaid internship opportunities at many organizations nationwide.

Find internships throughout the state of Massachusetts.

idealist

Internship/job database for non-profits.

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center’s Internship Challenge is a workforce development program focused on enhancing the talent pipeline for Massachusetts companies engaged in life sciences.  Opportunities exist in Business, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Biology, Chemistry, Lab Tech., Neuroscience, Premed, Computer Science and IT.

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Internship Opportunity facilitates the placement of students and recent graduates who are considering career opportunities in clean energy through paid summer internships across the state.

TECH GENERATION(BETA)

TechGen brings together a fragmented market of internship opportunities that are difficult for employers to market effectively on campuses and challenging for students to find.  Internship opportunities are paid, predominantly in the Boston area (though remote internships are available) and are offered in Finance, Marketing, Sales, IT, Graphic Design, Data Analysis, Operations, and Human Resources.


SCIENCE INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Student Government Associations

For college and graduate students, as well as other qualified individuals, SCA internships provide the opportunity to learn from resource management professionals, gain tangible skills and experience, and make a substantial contribution to our natural and cultural treasures. SCA Internships are available throughout the year, in all conservation disciplines, and range in length from 12 to 52 weeks.  All positions are expense-paid and most offer insurance and education awards.

AAMC Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

These summer research-based experiences provide compensation, housing and valuable resume building experiences throughout the country.  

See also Massachusetts Life Sciences Center and Massachusetts Clean Energy Center above.  Additional summer research opportunities are available with the National Insititute on Health, Health Career ConnectionUniversity of California - San Francisco Summer Research Program, and Berkley's Research Programs and Scholarships. 


FEDERAL INTERNSHIPS

USAJOBS connects job and internship seekers with federal employment opportunities across the United States and around the world. As the Federal Government’s official employment site, USAJOBS provides resources to help the right people find the right opportunities. 

Through the Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) program, students can work on projects remotely that advance the work of government on multiple fronts. Projects include helping counter violent extremism, strengthening human rights monitoring, developing virtual programs, engaging in digital communications, mapping, economic and political reporting, data analysis, graphic design, and app building.  The VSFS vacancy announcement is open July 1 – 31 on the USAJOBS.gov website. During that time, students may find the listing by searching for “VSFS” or “Virtual Student Federal Service” on USAJOBS. Students may apply to up to three projects.

Washington Center

Provides internships at various organizations in Washington D.C.  Students must meet eligibility requirements. Scholarships available for WSU students who are Massachusetts residents with a 3.0 overall G.P.A.   Contact Maureen McCartney, Campus Coordinator, for complete details.

go government

Provides information on identifying and applying to federal jobs and internships. 


INTERNSHIPS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Campus to Careers connects students and recent graduates with disabilities to meaningful internships and careers, by training participating employers on proven disability recruitment strategies.  To sign up, please complete the online application


ADDITIONAL INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Indeed
Simply Hired
INROADS
Internships & Co-ops at Biotech, Pharma & Device Companies


Internships by Region

Cape Cod
Boston Startup Jobs & Internships
BostonWorks
Boston Jobs Source
Boston Jobs
Boston Publishing Internships

Internships Abroad