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Virginia Tech resources for students and alumni AND VT-affiliated opportunities
Various career fields and locations 
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Virginia Tech resources and opportunities
- Resources just for VT students and alumni
AND/OR VT-affiliated opportunities

Hokies4Hire [H4H]
Employers who ask to post jobs/internships online for Virginia Tech post in H4H. Employers who schedule on-campus interviewing post jobs and schedule interviews in H4H also.
Virginia Tech departments with jobs on campus may post in H4H!

Hokie Nation Network: Student+alumni career networking
Sponsored and hosted by the Virginia Tech Alumni Association.

CEED = Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity at Virginia Tech
conducts three summer programs which focus on engineering, math, and science applications for pre-college students. There are a number of positions available in each program. View the CEED website to learn more; contact CEED (215 Hancock Hall).

Virginia Tech Conference & Guest Services summer jobs
Each summer, Conference and Guest Services hosts more than 100 conferences and over 15,000 guests on campus; seek outstanding group of students to fill summer staff positions that play a vital role in providing services to guests. Application deadline usually in Feb.

Upward Bound program summer employment
Upward Bound is part of Outreach and International Affairs at VT.
Residential counselors/tutors, dorm coordinators, teaching.
Complete job descriptions and application instructions have been on their website in the past. (Interviews began in March in the past.)

Also see Virginia and local resources

 

Various career fields and locations

Capital Semester
a.k.a. "Live, Learn & Intern" and "dcinternships.org."
Washington, DC, summer and semester internships on Capitol Hill, with federal agencies, media outlets, foreign embassies, trade associations, political organizations, policy groups and corporate lobbying offices. Thorough FAQs answered on the site.
Capital Semester is ONE of several programs offered.
List of programs offered through DC internships.org:
ICPES: Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political & Economic Systems - sum
IPJ: Institute on Political Journalism - summer
IBGA: Institute on Business & Government Affairs - summer
IPVS: Institute on Philanthropy & Voluntary Service - summer
CS: Capital Semester - fall and spring
LSI: Legal Studies Institute - summer
INT'L: International Institutes in Prague, Hong Kong & Greece - summer

CollegeGrad.com
Jobs and internships for college students and recent graduates.

Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program [CSIIP]
CSIIP links undergraduate STEM students to paid summer internship positions with companies throughout Virginia, in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
For students attending college in Va., or Va. residents attending out-of-state coll/univ.
See student information for eligibility, internships, dates/deadlines.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI.org)
Internships, fellowships, scholarships.
Undergraduate and graduate student opportunities.

Danville Regional Foundation Internships
Fall, spring and summer internships for undergraduate and graduate students; all disciplines. Application process and deadlines.
Full-time, paid internships; housing provided as needed.
Hands-on, project-focused work related to philanthropy, economic development, education, health and wellness, community engagement.

DCinternships.org
a.k.a. "Live, Learn & Intern" and "Capital Semester."
Washington, DC, summer and semester internships on Capitol Hill, with federal agencies, media outlets, foreign embassies, trade associations, political organizations, policy groups and corporate lobbying offices. Thorough FAQs answered on the site.
Programs offered:
ICPES: Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political & Economic Systems - sum
IPJ: Institute on Political Journalism - summer
IBGA: Institute on Business & Government Affairs - summer
IPVS: Institute on Philanthropy & Voluntary Service - summer
CS: Capital Semester - fall and spring
LSI: Legal Studies Institute - summer
INT'L: International Institutes in Prague, Hong Kong & Greece - summer

Disney Internships | Disney College Program
Opportunities for a wide variety of majors and career interests.
See 24 career fields for Disney professional internships for students and recent grads

Diversity Employers.com
Established winter 2011; formerly the Black Collegian, established 1970.
"helping employers recruit a workforce as diverse as the world around us."
Also replaces the IM Diversity.com Web site.

Envision EMI, LLC (in Tysons Corner, VA)
Paid internships, year-round, full- or part-time, in various areas, including:
Education: Conference planning, curriculum research and writing.
Enrollment: Admissions, marketing, alumni relations and educator relations programs.
Finance: Accounts payable, bank reconciliation, cash receipts.
Public Affairs: Newsletter writing, press releases, congressional outreach.

FindTheBest.com internships
Interning for this organization: business/econ, English, computer science, and film/media studies internships.

See FEDERAL GOVERNMENT employment for internships and other experience with the federal government.

GetThatGig.com
RECOMMENDED.
Jobs and internships in many fields, including hard-to-find kinds of jobs. You don't have to register to look at jobs and career interviews.

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).net
Programs > Student programs:
find scholarships, paid internships; locations throughout U.S.

INROADS.org
Internships for minority students. Various positions and geographic locations.

Intern Jobs.com
Search by keyword, location. Includes advice, articles.

Intern Match.com
Search by field, location. Advice articles.

Intern Queen.com
Search by state, semester, industry.
Site started in 2008 by Lauren Berger, named by Business Week Magazine on annual list of Young Entrepreneurs Under 25.

InternshipFinder.com
Internship listings, FAQs, advice.

InternshipPrograms.com
Browse by field, location, employer. List indicates if position is paid, full-time or part-time.


Internships.com
Search by keyword (industry; major), location, paid/unpaid, college credit.
Tips and advice. Wide variety of internships, industries and career fields.

Internships4You.com
Must register to search for positions.

Internships.About.com
Articles and advice about internships.
Links to other internship sites (many of which are on this page or in our specific career fields section)

Intern Web.com
Very good advice on job search. Many currently posted internships.

Intern Zoo.com
Very good internship search advice.

Live, Learn & Intern
a.k.a. "Capital Semester" and "dcinternships.org."
Washington, DC, summer and semester internships on Capitol Hill, with federal agencies, media outlets, foreign embassies, trade associations, political organizations, policy groups and corporate lobbying offices. Thorough FAQs answered on the site.
Programs offered:
ICPES: Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political & Economic Systems - sum
IPJ: Institute on Political Journalism - summer
IBGA: Institute on Business & Government Affairs - summer
IPVS: Institute on Philanthropy & Voluntary Service - summer
CS: Capital Semester - fall and spring
LSI: Legal Studies Institute - summer
INT'L: International Institutes in Prague, Hong Kong & Greece - summer

Minority Access.org > Intern Program
"Improving diversity in education, employment, research"

Monster.College.com
Internships, entry-level jobs, career advice for college students.

NSLC = National Student Leadership Conference
Variety of summer opportunities (interns, team advisors, office support/mgt, AV) for college students in a variety of majors/fields and with a variety of experiences, including culinary arts, education, business, sports management, engineering, forensic science, theatre, study abroad/international education, international diplomacy, journalism and mass communication, law and advocacy, leadership and peer education, medicine and health, U.S. policy and politics. Locations for each major/career field. Compensation room and board and/or stipend.

Philadelphia Center Internships
Earn academic credits working by living, learning, and interning; 800 internships in a wide variety of fields, including business and economics, communications, psychological and social services, education, law and government, fine arts, medicine and health, women’s, ethnic, peace and international studies, physical sciences, applied arts and design.

Rising Star Internships
Internships in many career field categories; no fee for students to post resumes.

State Farm.com > college student summer paid internships
- Zone internships for all majors at locations across U.S.
- Corporate internships at headquarters in Bloomington, IL: wide variety of positions including IT, graphic design, media arts, video production, instructional design, accounting, HR... OVER 50 MAJORS listed.
Search internships by major OR state.

Summer internships.com [formerly University of Dreams Internships.com]
Fee-based program ($5,500-8,000) that includes housing and meals, transportation to and from work, and some recreational excursions.
U.S. and international locations.
Thorough FAQs on the site; most positions are unpaid.

SummerJobs.com
Searchable by geographic location (worldwide) and by keyword.

University of Dreams Internships.com - now called Summer internships.com
Fee-based program ($5,500-8,000) that includes housing and meals, transportation to and from work, and some recreational excursions.
U.S. and international locations.
Thorough FAQs on the site; most positions are unpaid.

UrbanEmploy.com
Features internships and jobs for college students.
Locations major cities, including Washington, DC.
Must "sign up for free account" to view job details.
Pulls listings from other sites; note most of Washington DC internships pulled from Idealist.org.

UrbanInterns.com
Employers based in major cities, AND some internships are virtual and part-time, thus can be done by Virginia Tech students while living in Blacksburg. Paid and unpaid positions.
(note about "contact us" page: "@ dot com" is intentional to thwart spammers.)

USA Intern.com
View by state. Example: Virginia internships
View by career category.

Virginia Economic Bridge
Nonprofit organization, located in Radford, that partners with businesses to provide experiential learning for students. See "opportunities."

Washington Center, Internships
2,000 - 3,000 internship placements in public, private and non-profit sector in Washington D.C.

Wolf Trap Internship program
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, Vienna, Virginia.
Internships in Production and Sound, Grant Writing, Web Communications, Multimedia, Public Relations, Graphic Design, Publications, Marketing/Advertising/Group Sales, Planning & Initiatives, Donor Relations, Special Events, or Human Resources.
Site quote: "One of America's Top 100 Internships" – The Princeton Review

Also see general job & internship web sites

Also see career field sites

For international opportunities, see resources for international experience and job search

Ratings | rankings | reviews

InternshipRatings.com

Recently rated, top 5, worst 5, search by location, industry, company name, state.
Read ratings. Submit a rating.

Reviews and ratings of internships, by interns: UltimateIntern.com
Reviewers' user names are displayed, but not name or contact info.
Option to browse alpha list of employers about whom reviews have been submitted.
On the date this website was added to this list (7.27.09) there were three reviews of VT departments.

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International students

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