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Internship and Research Opportunities for High Ability Students

The Everett Public Service Internship Program. Each internship lasts ten weeks and provides $280 weekly for expenses. Accepted candidates will determine a starting date with their Intern Coordinator*. Everett Interns work on substantive projects, develop professional skills, and gain knowledge about the enormous societal impact of public service. Interns gather to attend exciting weekly events, both educational and social, presenting distinguished leaders and young heroes from the public sector. Select from the list of participating organizations and apply directly to the organization(s) of your choice. Do not send your resume to the Everett Program. Each listing includes contact information and instructions on applying. Deadlines will vary, depending on the organization. Mention in your cover letter that you are applying for an Everett Internship Position.  For more information, go to the website.

The NC Congressional Research Service STUDENT DIVERSITY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM. CRS offers a limited number of paid and unpaid internship opportunities annually. Placements are made in a variety of public policy and functional areas, and work assignments are aligned with the intern's academic interests and/or professional goals. CRS internships give students and professionals a unique opportunity to observe and learn about the legislative process at the national level.  For more information, go to the website.

United Negro College Fund Corporate Scholars’ Internship Program.  UNCF Corporate Scholars Programs help college students gain invaluable professional experience through paid internships at America's leading Fortune 500 corporations and national organizations.  Since UNCFSP manages numerous programs for multiple program sponsors, eligibility criteria for opportunities may vary. You will be informed of all opportunities for which you are deemed minimally qualified. Program-specific criteria will be posted during the application stage.  For more information, go to the website.

Wake Forest University’s It's All About Business (IAAB ™) seeks to enroll rising sophomores, juniors and seniors from under-represented groups majoring in liberal arts, science and engineering programs (non-business majors).  Program runs end of May – middle of June.  During the intensive two-week program, students will learn the fundamentals of accounting, finance, management communication, computing and statistical skills, marketing, economics, project management and organizational behavior. IAAB ™ will be offered on a scholarship basis. This includes tuition, fees, and room and board. Students will be responsible for making their own travel arrangements. Program participation will be limited to 50 students.For more information, go to the website.

Thomas R. Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship, Princeton University prepares outstanding college students from all disciplines for the Foreign Service.  Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.  NOTE: The application for the 2008 Thomas Pickering Undergraduate competition is now available online.Applications are accepted online. For more information, go to the website. provides information on thousands of Federal Government job opportunities. There is no charge for using and users are not required to pre-register to look for a job. gives the maximum flexibility in performing one-stop employment information searches. The website is convenient, user-friendly, accessible to persons with disabilities, and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information, go to the website.

HUD Intern Programs provide an opportunity to earn money and continue your education, to train with people who manage the day-to-day business of the Federal government, and to combine your academic study with on-the-job experience.  Positions are available in Washington, DC, as well as in field locations around the country. For more information, go to the website.
Summer Research Opportunities Program Eligible students must meet the following criteria:  Be enrolled in a degree-granting program at a college or university; Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale; Have an interest in pursuing graduate education; Be a citizen or a permanent resident of the US; Be willing to devote full time to the program during the eight-to-ten week summer session.  For more information, go to the website.

Disney College Program Internship Opportunities.The Disney College Program will allow student a chance to work with world-renowned leadership and gain useful, transferable skills. Length of Internships:  Fall– approximately August until January; Fall Advantage – approximately May until early January; Fall  Quarter – approximately June until early January (available to students attending schools on quarterly calendars).For more information, visit the FSU Career Services Center, Suite 230, SBE or go to the website.

Democracy North Carolina Summers Internship Program.  Gain hands-on experience working for political reform and social justice through Democracy Summer, an 8 week, PAID internship with one of the state's most respected non-partisan advocacy organizations, Democracy North Carolina.  For more information, go to the website.

For more internship opportunities, visit the FSU Career Services Center or Suite 230, SBE.


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