This periodic newsletter offers direction on internship possibilities and highlights important upcoming dates and deadlines.
Informational interviews are one of the best tools you have to identify a professional area of interest, network, and get advice from real professionals in your field. Use this guide to prepare yourself for work through casual and face-to-face interviews with current professionals.
Review this compilation of internships completed in the past by International Studies students to get ideas of where you might want to intern.
A Small Sample of INTS-related Internship and Volunteer Programs (List in Progress)
Government and Academia
CIA Student Opportunities | CO Office of Economic Development and International Trade | Library of Congress | Hudson Institute Internships | Latin America-Related Internships | Cultural Vistas Fellowships and Internships | State Department Student Internships | USAID Volunteer Student Internships | FBI Internship Program | Department of Homeland Security Student Internships
United Nations Internships (general) | International Labor Organization Internships | International Organization on Migration Internships | Organization of American States Internships | UNICEF Internship Programme
In Denver: Colorado Nonprofit Association Listings | Posner Center | African Community Center | Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking | Great Old Broads for Wilderness | International Development Enterprises (iDE) | Global Livingston Institute| Women's Global Empowerment Fund | World Trade Center Denver | El Porvenir - Clean Water for Nicaragua | Defense Intelligence Agency | Project C.U.R.E. | Water for People
Internship Search Websites
DU's Career Center's list of International Internships.
LinkedIn is an excellent job search and networking resource for any industry.
Idealist.org and Colorado Nonprofit Association are great for jobs in the nonprofit sector, Idealist includes international listings. Campusaccess.com provides contact information for major agencies and NGOs. VolunteerMatch.org lists both volunteer and internship positions with non-profits, nationwide.
LookSharp, InternJobs.com, and Internshipsabroad.com are all useful internship search sites. Internship Search Engine, Summer Jobs, and traditional job search sites like Monster.com, CareerBuilder.com, and Craigslist can also be used for internship searches, especially in the private sector.
USAJobs is the one stop shop for internships and career beginnings with the US Federal government's many agencies. Some agencies, such as the US Department of State, have further information on their websites.
WashingtonPost.com has many job listings as well as a terriffic "How To" Section covering salary negotiation, resumes, federal careers, and interviewing. College Grad is another great career advice source for recent graduates.
GuideStar is a great directory of nonprofit organizations.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to The Perfect Cover Letter
The Complete Idiot's Guide to The Perfect Resume
*available with the Internship Coordinator
There are several place you can go for advice or for research. Find help at:
•BA Internship Coordinator
The BA Internship Coordinator can be reached at:
Sie International Relations Complex, Room 2030
•BA Internship Portfolio Website
•DU Career Center
• Internship/Job Board
Driscoll Student Center
• DU Pioneer Careers
• Career Services Industry Resources for International Studies
• Candid Career-Video Resource
This portfolio last updated: 03-Jan-2018 11:47 AM