Open Summer Internships & Programs

The end of the school year is always a busy time, and between exams and final papers and projects, it can be easy to put off or forget about making summer plans. However, it isn’t too late to find an internship or academic program for the summer months. You can get real-world experience and learn valuable skills to help you in high school, college, and beyond.

Internship, volunteer, and community-based programs that are still accepting applications include:

Ideas for Summer Jobs, Internships and More!

Summer is a great time to earn some extra money, learn new skills or further develop one of your interests. Believe it or not, it is not too early to start researching opportunities. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

  1. Apply for a Summer Job. Work experience helps students learn responsibility, collaborating with others and how to manage money and save. One of the best summer jobs is summer camp counselor or lifeguard (training required). Many local summer camps begin the hiring

Capstone Projects Offer Real-World Experience

Many colleges and universities are now offering, and in some cases requiring, a senior project, also referred to as an independent study or a capstone project.

Capstone projects have a scholarly purpose, merging the concepts students learn throughout their undergraduate career with an authentic research question. Students also learn skills that are applicable to their lives after college; working alongside faculty and peers mimics the dynamics of working with a superior…

Make the Most of This Summer: Plan Now

french-students-traveling-through-gapRather than letting the dreary winter months bring you down, why not start planning for an adventurous summer spent learning a new skill or exploring your interests.

Gain Work Experience. If you’re not interested in participating in a summer program or camp, an internship or job can help you explore careers and learn new skills – – and may also be advantageous to your wallet!

Many local organizations seek high school students for summer work. The Dana-Farber/Harvard …

Avoid the Summertime Blues: Programs Still Accepting Apps

The end of the school year is always a busy time, and between exams and final papers and projects, it can be easy to put off or forget about making summer plans. However, it isn’t too late to find an internship or academic program for the summer months. You can get real-world experience and learn valuable skills to help you in high school, college, and beyond.

Internship, volunteer, and community-based programs that are still accepting applications include:

Internship Opportunity at StoryCorps

StoryCorps, an organization with the mission “to provide Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives,” is looking for a social media and press intern for the summer and fall. If you are interested in this opportunity and you live in the Brooklyn, NY area, you should definitely check out the internship page. To apply, email your resume and cover letter to hr@storycorps.org (or, just in case…

Looking for an Internship?

Organizing for America, the successor organization to Obama for America, is offering the National Organizing Internship for college students. Since this is a nation-wide internship, it can be done in conjunction with your college courses in any state. You can even talk with your college to see if you can receive college credit for the internship.

For more information or to apply, go to the Organizing for America site. The application deadline is August 24, 2009.…

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