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Knowing your abilities and understanding what is important to you in a work setting and career are crucial to making a decision that will help assure satisfaction. Gathering information is critical in developing overall goals.

Cornell Career Services staff want to help you determine your career direction. We provide a great deal of information in these pages and in our Career Guide, available in any of our offices and online. We also encourage you to visit our offices to speak with career advisors and other staff members.

Be sure to register early with CCNet, our information system that enables us to send you announcements of interest. Later on you may use other features of the system, such as job postings, on-campus recruiting, and networking with alumni mentors.

The following online resources should also help you in your research:

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Exploring Career Fields
  • BridgeTEFL

    Students interested in becoming certified in teaching English as a foreign language.

  • Career Insider (Vault Reports)

    Downloadable career guides, employer profiles and rankings, discussion boards, and more.

  • Career Opportunities for Students with Disabilities

    Assists students with disabilities by posting their resumes on their national database where employer members of the organization can view them.

  • Cornell Technology Park

    The Cornell Business & Technology Park is the Ithaca area's premier suburban office and lab park, providing a first class environment for local, national and international office and research firms, and providing an interface between Cornell University and the business community.

  • Cornell Undergraduate Research

    Enables you to explore the variety of undergraduate research opportunities at Cornell. There are opportunities for freshmen through seniors.

  • EOE Journal

    The eoejournal is a four-color diversity publication distributed every other month since 1996 to colleges, universities, tech schools, medical schools, job/career fairs, executive consulting agencies, libraries, workforce offices, and government agencies.

  • Health Career Center

    Figuring out which healthcare career or health occupation to pursue, or simply finding a good job, can be a difficult and time consuming endeavor. Healthcareercenter.org was created to help aspiring healthcare and medical students and job seekers make better, more informed career choices by providing them with highly relevant, reliable and up-to-date job search, career development, and employment information.

  • Hoover's Online

    Hoover's Online provides comprehensive company profiles that contain company overviews and histories, including some coverage of private companies. Available to all current Cornell students, faculty, and staff, on campus or remotely.

  • Idealist.org

    Internship and job listings with nonprofit organizations; nonprofit career advice, and Idealist-sponsored nonprofit career fairs.

  • Learn How to Become

    The guide begins with a comprehensive view of the larger nursing landscape, and then dives deeper into the field's many specializations, including registered nurses, licensed practical and vocational nurses, nurse practitioners, neonatal nurses and more. For each specialization, the guide examines the following elements: 1. Roles and responsibilities 2. Essential skills 3. Common and recommended educational paths 4. Career advancement 5. Salary by state and level 6. Related careers

  • Manta

    Free information on > 60 million small employers, world-wide.

  • O*Net My Next Move

    Browse careers by industry, take assessment of career interests.

  • O*Net OnLine

    Enables you to browse groups of similar occupations to explore careers. Choose from industry, field of work, science area, and more. The advanced search lets you explore jobs that require specific skills.

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook

    For hundreds of jobs, the OOH tells you:the training and education needed; earnings; expected job prospects; what workers do on the job; and working conditions.

  • One Day One Job

    Every day we’ll introduce you to an awesome new company or non-profit. We’ll tell you what they do, who they are, why they’re interesting, and what kind of entry level jobs and internships they offer.

  • Princeton Review

    The Princeton Review online Internship and Career search.

  • United States Chamber of Commerce Directory

    Includes local chambers of commerce, better business, convention, and visitors bureaus, plus consumer information.

  • Wetfeet

    Career advice, employer listings, and Insider Guides.

Biology and Agriculture
  • Alaskan Observers

    Biologists (recent grads) are hired to work as West Coast Groundfish Observers in Washington, California, and Oregon, and have summer biology positions along the west coast in the Pacific Whiting Monitoring Program.

  • Careers in the Biological Sciences

    Comprehensive information about the work of biologists, including new directions in biological careers.

  • Farm Sanctuary

    Opportunities to become involved in their animal rescue and protection efforts.

  • Full Belly Farm One-year Apprenticeship

    A one-year experience on an organic farm for people who are serious about agriculture, food, or farming. The farm is located in a valley about an hour outside Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area. Much training is provided. Tasks include weeding, taking care of the animals, writing the weekly not for the CSA boxes, special projects, and field work.

  • Heifer International

    Offers residential work in their Learning Centers (Rutland, MA and Little Rock, AR) that can involve organic gardening, educational programming, livestock care, and more.

  • Marine Sciences Undergraduate Summer Fellowship

    Offered by the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Designed to introduce bright and energetic undergraduates (juniors and seniors) to research in the marine sciences.

  • NGO Aid Map

    A database of hundreds of current international development projects taking place in dozens of countries around the world. Search by type of work, location, and name of organization.

  • National Sea Grant College Program

    Profiles people working in marine biology, oceanography, ocean engineering, and related fields. Also provides salary info. and many links.

  • National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

    Information, news, events, and funding opportunities relating to sustainable agriculture and organic farming.

  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

    Programs and funding opportunities to support research.

  • U. of Georgia Marine Education Center and Aquarium Internship (1 year)

    Designed for recent college graduates who would like some teaching experience in marine science and coastal ecology. Property is composed of 700 acres of maritime forest and open field, 1,000 acres of salt marsh, and 18 acres of freshwater ponds.

  • Woods Earth Community Garden and Living Classroom (Ithaca)

    Wood's Earth Living Classroom is a new effort to integrate organic community gardens and hands-on education in Ithaca. Former Cornell student Audrey Baker is seeking volunteer interns interested in learning about organizing garden-based community food programs. Interns would help develop and teach lesson plans for GIAC pre-teens and Northeast Elementary school students about food, network with community members, and construct garden sites. No gardening experience required. Flexible hours and commitment, depending on the project.

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Business, Finance, and Entrepreneurship
  • American Stock Exchange: Listed Organizations

    Provides stock information and links for publicly traded companies.

  • Business Alliance for Local Living Economies

    A network of socially responsible businesses, comprised of over 80 community networks with over 21,000 independent business members across the U.S. and Canada. Provides information and access to networks.

  • Communitywealth.com

    At Community Wealth Partners they dream of a world in which all people thrive. To realize this dream, they help change agents solve social problems at the magnitude they exist. As a Share Our Strength organization, they bring the successful practices of one of the nation’s leading anti-hunger, anti-poverty organizations to hundreds of change agents nationwide.

  • Directory of Graduate Programs in Human Resource Management and Business

    Directory of Graduate Programs in Accounting, Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance, and Marketing.

  • Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2)

    Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) is a national community of business leaders who promote sound environmental policy that builds economic prosperity. E2 provides an independent, nonpartisan resource for understanding the business perspective on environmental issues.

  • Janet McKinley '74 Family Grant

    The Janet McKinley ’74 Family Grant is open to all Cornell sophomores for the purpose of assisting students in pursuing interesting, provocative, and entrepreneurial summer projects, with the intent of having a direct and lasting impact on many generations of Cornell students. Early March deadline.

  • Justmeans

    Provides database of companies that are pursuing both social and economic value creation. Large, public multinational companies listed are screened using the Domini Social Index, the FTSE 4Good Index, and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.

  • Net Impact

    Programs and services are designed to inspire, equip and educate our members to use business tools for social impact. A job board is provided.

  • New Profit, Inc.

    Provides financial and strategic support to selected social entrepreneurs to help them create widespread impact, and helps to build an environment that enables all social entrepreneurs and their organizations to create widespread, transformative impact.

  • Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship

    Identifies "the world’s leading social entrepreneurs" and enables you to search for them by organization name, country, sector (e.g. health, microfinance, energy, etc.) and type of org (hybrid nonprofit, leveraged nonprofit, or social business). A good way to explore the field and to identify organizations of interest to you.

  • The Financial Clinic Fellowship Program

    The Financial Clinic builds working poor families and individuals’ financial security by addressing their immediate financial challenges and helping them create trajectories for long-term goals and financial mobility. The Fellowship Program trains recent graduates to be financial coaches, supplying them with a living stipend, and placing them with a variety of established social service nonprofits across the country.

  • United Nations Global Compact

    "To help bridge the gap between the UN's mission to foster peace, poverty reduction, human rights and a business's goals of profit and growth." Companies that join promise to adhere to 10 principles (see site). Good way to identify socially responsible companies.

  • Unreasonable Institute Summer Fellowship

    A free summer (mid June – late July) training institute for social entrepreneurs who have a project in the prototype or pilot program stage or beyond. The project must meet a social or environmental need. Fellows live under the same roof for 5 weeks with a dozen entrepreneurs hungry to define progress in our time, while obtaining mentorship, training, and exposure to ensure your venture reaches international scale. 60 proven entrepreneurs and innovators, leading investors, and global thought leaders serve as mentors.

  • Venture for America Fellowship

    Fellows spend “2 years in the trenches” in a start-up or early stage company in a lower cost city and train with seasoned entrepreneurs and investors. The program starts with a summer training institute at Brown University and continues with company assignments. Companies are chosen by their potential to generate jobs.

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Communications
  • Advertising Age

    Current industry news, job and salary information, employer profiles, and more.

  • American Prospect Writing Fellowships

    Offers young journalists the opportunity to spend two full years at the magazine in Washington, DC, actively developing, practicing and honing their journalistic skills. A passion for politics, policy, and digital journalism is a prerequisite. Prior journalism experience is not required.

  • American Society of Magazine Editors

    Jobs, internships, and career information relating to consumer magazine publishing.

  • Creative Hotlist

    Has a sophisticated search engine and enables users to find individuals, companies and resources for any aspect of the creative marketplace including job openings, creative services, artists, and designers.

  • Int'l Radio and TV Society Summer Fellowship

    A nine-week summer program that begins with a comprehensive one-week orientation to broadcasting, cable, advertising, and new media. Students are then assigned an eight-week fellowship in a New York-based corporation which allows them to reinforce or redefine specific career goals before settling into a permanent job. Open to juniors, seniors, or graduate students.

  • Journalism Degrees and Programs

    Lists campuses offering journalism degrees across the country and provides career information as well.

  • JournalismJobs.com

    Job listings in all the media, plus nonprofit, government and business. Also, internships, fellowships, career articles, and more.

  • NPR Fellowships

    NPR fellowships offer early to mid-career professionals an opportunity to share their talents and hone their skills while working at NPR and our Member Stations.

  • National Communications Association

    Comprehensive career information from the National Communications Association. Includes job listings and resume posting service.

  • Robert L. Bartley Fellowship Program (Journalism)

    The fellowships, consisting of paid internships, will be provided to young thinkers and writers whose views are broadly consistent with Bob Bartley's philosophy and who aspire to careers in journalism. Applicants should be beginning journalists, upperclassmen or graduate students with reporting and writing backgrounds at their school newspapers or elsewhere.

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Design
  • Advertising Age

    Current industry news, job and salary information, employer profiles, and more.

  • New York Foundation for The Arts

    NYFA's mission is to empower artists at critical stages in their creative lives. NYFA is the largest provider of grants, services, and information to artists working in all disciplines in the United States.

  • SOM Foundation Fellowship

    The SOM Foundation supports individuals with the highest design aspirations and enables them, through research and travel, to broaden their horizons and achieve excellence in their professional or academic careers.

  • Virtual Library Museums

    A comprehensive, world-wide directory of on-line museums and museum-related resources.

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Environment
  • Alaskan Observers

    Biologists (recent grads) are hired to work as West Coast Groundfish Observers in Washington, California, and Oregon, and have summer biology positions along the west coast in the Pacific Whiting Monitoring Program.

  • American Hiking Society - Volunteer Vacations Site

    Lists volunteer opportunities and working vacations in "America's great outdoors." Arranged by state. Also links to state parks and related government agencies.

  • Center for Health and Global Environment

    The Center for Health and the Global Environment investigates and promotes awareness of the human health consequences of global environmental change.

  • ECO Jobs

    Nonprofit and Government career information, internships, and job postings in the environmental field. Great variety.

  • Environment America Fellowship

    A two-year program that allows recent college graduates to work side by side with leaders in the environmental movement and get the training they need to tackle the environmental challenges we’re facing today—from global warming and energy policy, to cleaning up our air and water, and preserving our open spaces.

  • Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2)

    Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) is a national community of business leaders who promote sound environmental policy that builds economic prosperity. E2 provides an independent, nonpartisan resource for understanding the business perspective on environmental issues.

  • Environmental Internships

    Provides links to many environmental internship offerings, from foundations to government.

  • Farm Sanctuary

    Opportunities to become involved in their animal rescue and protection efforts.

  • Green Corps

    As the field school for environmental organizing, seeks people who are serious about saving the planet, have experience working with environmental or social change issues, and have demonstrated leadership experience. The program includes intensive classroom training, hands-on experience running urgent environmental and public health campaigns, and placement in permanent leadership positions with leading environmental groups. The application process begins in late fall.

  • Heifer International

    Offers residential work in their Learning Centers (Rutland, MA and Little Rock, AR) that can involve organic gardening, educational programming, livestock care, and more.

  • Idealist.org

    Internship and job listings with nonprofit organizations; nonprofit career advice, and Idealist-sponsored nonprofit career fairs.

  • International Institute for Energy Conservation

    IIEC is devoted to sustainable energy and environmental solutions world-wide. This site lists their offices in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and North America.

  • National Oceanic and Atomospheric Administration Undergraduate Fellowships

    Information on several summer fellowships and internships for students (freshmen - grad level) interested in coastal, marine, and environmental management or research. Compensation and application deadlines vary - see site for details on each.

  • National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

    Information, news, events, and funding opportunities relating to sustainable agriculture and organic farming.

  • National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology Fellowships

    Fellows confront global warming on their individual campuses by committing to reduce net emissions on campus by 30% by 2020, approximately 2% per year. Fellows also help to educate and engage the campus community on global warming impacts and solutions. Students receive a modest grant, project support, recognition of their accomplishments and other perks.

  • Piedmont Environmental Council Summer Fellowship

    A 7-week summer program for students and recent grads in rural Virginia. Provides lessons and activities in land conservation, smart growth, agriculture, communications, grassroots advocacy, GIS mapping, and community outreach.

  • ProWorld Service Corps

    One to six-month internships in Belize, Ghana, and Peru that give you the chance to build quality work experience in business and social development fields.

  • Student Conservation Association (SCA)

    Internship, job, and volunteer opportunities as well as advice on careers in conservation.

  • SustainableBusiness.com

    A database of environmentally sustainable businesses

  • The National Wildlife Federation Ecology Fellowship Program

    The National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology Fellowship Program offers a nationally recognized opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to pursue their vision of an ecologically sustainable future. Through tangible projects to green their campuses and communities, Fellows gain practical experience in the conservation field and first-hand knowledge of the challenges and opportunities inherent in successful conservation efforts.

  • United States Environmental Protection Agency

    Sponsored by EPA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and in EPA's regional offices and laboratories throughout the USA. Projects are specifically narrow in scope, allowing students to complete the fellowship while working full-time at EPA during the summer or part-time during the school year. Must be undergraduate or graduate student at time of fellowship.

  • Wild Gift Fellowship

    Wild Gift grants are made available to “young, energetic and talented leaders aged 21-30 who are working to promote the stewardship of wild nature and the development of sustainable communities.” Successful applicants are provided with a Deep Wilderness Trek, shared with the other successful applicants. They also become a part of our network of better-world entrepreneurs, which will give them access to mentors, resources and funding opportunities only available to Wild Gifters.

  • Woods Earth Community Garden and Living Classroom (Ithaca)

    Wood's Earth Living Classroom is a new effort to integrate organic community gardens and hands-on education in Ithaca. Former Cornell student Audrey Baker is seeking volunteer interns interested in learning about organizing garden-based community food programs. Interns would help develop and teach lesson plans for GIAC pre-teens and Northeast Elementary school students about food, network with community members, and construct garden sites. No gardening experience required. Flexible hours and commitment, depending on the project.

  • World Business Council for Sustainable Development

    The WBCSD is a CEO-led organization of forward-thinking companies that galvanizes the global business community to create a sustainable future for business, society, and the environment.

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Fine Arts
  • Advertising Age

    Current industry news, job and salary information, employer profiles, and more.

  • ArtCorps

    Through community arts projects, artists educate and inspire people to participate actively in improving the environmental, health, and social conditions in communities in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. Must be fluent in Spanish. One-year placements.

  • Artist Communities

    Residencies and communities in all arts disciplines - 500 artists' communities in the USA and > 1,000 programs world-wide.

  • Creative Hotlist

    Has a sophisticated search engine and enables users to find individuals, companies and resources for any aspect of the creative marketplace including job openings, creative services, artists, and designers.

  • McCarter Theatre Center Professional Internship

    Full-time positions in professional theatre and arts management in one of several departments. Possibilities = directing, producing, casting, general mgt, development, marketing and special events mgt., wardrobe, stage mgt., educational theatre, and literary mgt. August through June of following year.

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art Internship in Educational Media

    Twelve-month internships for recent college graduates in design/media production, education, art history, and related fields.

  • National Communications Association

    Comprehensive career information from the National Communications Association. Includes job listings and resume posting service.

  • National Repertory Orchestra Summer Fellowship

    Offers these summer positions: personnel intern; artistic and education intern; production intern; music library intern; marketing/pr intern; development intern; administrative intern; and video intern.

  • New York Foundation for The Arts

    NYFA's mission is to empower artists at critical stages in their creative lives. NYFA is the largest provider of grants, services, and information to artists working in all disciplines in the United States.

  • The Actors Fund

    The Actors Fund is a nonprofit, national human services organization that helps entertainment and performing arts professionals in theater, film, music, opera, television and dance through a broad spectrum of social, health, employment, and housing programs that address their essential and critical needs.

  • Virtual Library Museums

    A comprehensive, world-wide directory of on-line museums and museum-related resources.

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Government and Public Policy
  • Citylimits

    City Limits is a New York City-based nonprofit news agency that publishes investigative and in-depth reporting on urban life and policy. They work to strengthen community engagement on civic, economic, and social-justice issues. Post NYC jobs in both nonprofit and government.

  • Communitywealth.com

    At Community Wealth Partners they dream of a world in which all people thrive. To realize this dream, they help change agents solve social problems at the magnitude they exist. As a Share Our Strength organization, they bring the successful practices of one of the nation’s leading anti-hunger, anti-poverty organizations to hundreds of change agents nationwide.

  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Public Policy Fellowship

    Offers up to 20 talented Latinos from across the country the opportunity to gain hands-on experience at the national level in the public policy area of their choice with the General Public Policy Fellowship. Must be college or university graduates (with a BA/BS or graduate degree) within one year of application deadline, or be currently enrolled as graduate students.

  • Cornell Summer Program in Washington, DC

    The Summer in Washington, D.C. program, co-sponsored by the Cornell in Washington Program and the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, is open to undergraduates at any college or university who have completed at least the freshman year.

  • Cornell in Washington

    Fall and spring programs are full-credit and have a major internship component. Summer program involves credit and an internship. Both are in Washington, DC.

  • ECO Jobs

    Nonprofit and Government career information, internships, and job postings in the environmental field. Great variety.

  • Federal Agency Directory

    An extensive list of agencies and links maintained by the LSU Libraries.

  • Firstgov.gov

    A database of the nearly 88,000 local government employers in the U.S.—cities, counties and towns. Use it to identify offices and agencies that you would like to contact in fields such as health, finance, recreation, environment, science, arts, education, and much more.

  • Foreign Service

    Information on careers in the Foreign Service. Register here for the Foreign Service Officer test.

  • Hertog Political Studies Program (Summer)

    A six week, fully funded summer program in political philosophy and American politics for college juniors, seniors, and recent graduates. Located in Washington, DC, the program aims to help educate and prepare a new generation of intellectual and political leaders by bringing a select group of university students together with some of the nation's great political scholars and actors.

  • Hillzoo

    Political and campaign jobs and internships with the two major political parties + Washington, D.C. information - events, articles and links.

  • House of Representatives Employment Opportunities

    Provides vacancy announcements, a directory of House members, and links to other Capitol Hill employment resources.

  • Humanity in Action Summer Fellowship

    Separate five-week summer programs in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris, and Warsaw. They bring together international groups of college students and recent graduates to explore different national histories of discrimination and resistance, as well as examples of issues affecting different minority groups today.

  • Idealist.org

    Internship and job listings with nonprofit organizations; nonprofit career advice, and Idealist-sponsored nonprofit career fairs.

  • Illinois State Government Jobs and Internships

    Listings and applications for opportunities in the Illinois State Government.

  • Institute for Experiental Learning

    Washington, DC, and embassy/diplomatic internships for college credit.International Internship links.

  • KaiserEdu.org

    A database of internships and fellowships in health policy and related fields.

  • Making the Difference

    Describes federal jobs by career fields, including art, business, biology, education, international relations, law, public health, social science, and social work. Also, links to federal internships, explains how to apply for internships/jobs, and profiles federal workers.

  • Mayoral Fellowship Program (Providence, RI)

    A full-time, 10-week summer program. Fellows work with a department head on a city government issue to see how the City functions on a daily basis, as well as learn how long-term goals and policies are constructed. Must have completed four semesters of college.

  • Mel Watt's (D-NC) Federal Government Internship List

    Listing of internship opportunities available to undergraduate, graduate, and law students within the federal government.

  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)

    Contains career advice, links to internships, and links to additional resources including other associations and scholarships. A special feature is a searchable database of NASPAA member schools that offer the MPA and the MPP degree programs.

  • New York State Department of Civil Service

    NYS employes > 18 million people. This site lists jobs at both the state and local level.

  • New York State Senate Fellowships

    NYS offers full-time fellowships each year. In most cases, Fellows must be full-time matriculated graduate students in an accredited university during the immediate previous spring and fall semesters. Most are in a senator’s office, one is in the Majority Press Office (pr/communications-oriented) and one is with the Senate Finance Committee (finance oriented).

  • Office of Personnel Management

    The official source for Federal jobs and employment information.

  • Online Intelligence Project

    CNN, National Trade Board, World Bank, FedWorld, and more; part of the Online Intelligence Project.

  • Partnership for Public Service

    The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.

  • Partnership for Public Service's Where the Jobs Are

    Their internship directory includes information on more than 200 federal internship programs and is searchable by agency, eligibility, and location.

  • PoliTemps

    A temp agency specializing in work on the Hill. Member of the American Staffing Association.

  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

    Programs and funding opportunities to support research.

  • The Council of American Ambassadors Fellowship

    Open to juniors who possess a strong interest in pursuing a career in diplomacy or international affairs. Combines mentoring by former U.S. ambassadors, practical training through internships at the U.S. Department of State and in cooperation with The Fund for American Studies, academic studies in international affairs at Georgetown University. Benefits = $6,000 + housing + tuition for 6 credits at Georgetown U. Inquiries may be sent to council@americanambassadors.org.

  • The Emerson National Hunger Fellowship

    Fellows spend a year "fighting hunger and poverty with a tight-knit community of emerging leaders." They shape and implement anti-hunger programs all over the U.S. then research and support national policy initiatives in Washington, D.C.

  • The Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellowship in Women and Public Policy

    A nine month program in Washington, DC. Fellows works as general Research Opportunitiess. Tasks may include reviewing literature; collecting, checking and analyzing data; gathering information; and preparing reports and report graphics. Attending relevant Congressional briefings, policy seminars and meetings is also an integral part of the fellowship program. Applicants should have at least a bachelor's degree in a social science discipline, statistics, or women's studies as well as strong quantitative and library research skills and knowledge of women's issues.

  • The NYC Service Fellowship

    The NYC Service Fellowship offers a unique opportunity to obtain practical City government experience in the areas of volunteerism and community service at the City level. The centerpiece of this year-long fellowship, offered to recent college graduates, is a work experience at NYC Service — Mayor Michael R Bloomberg’s comprehensive program to engage more New Yorkers in volunteer service and target those volunteers towards the City’s greatest areas of need.

  • The White House Internship

    The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities. Spring, Summer, and Fall internships available.

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    Research and public health internships in HHS, NIH, and other federal agencies.

  • USAJobs.gov

    The Pathways Programs offer clear paths to Federal internships for students from high school through post-graduate school and to careers for recent graduates, and provide meaningful training and career development opportunities for individuals who are at the beginning of their Federal service. As a student or recent graduate, you can begin your career in the Federal government by choosing the path that best describes you and where you are in your academics:

  • United States Environmental Protection Agency

    Sponsored by EPA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and in EPA's regional offices and laboratories throughout the USA. Projects are specifically narrow in scope, allowing students to complete the fellowship while working full-time at EPA during the summer or part-time during the school year. Must be undergraduate or graduate student at time of fellowship.

  • United States Senate Placement Office

    Assists Senators and Senate Committees with filling positions. Links to Senate Employment Bulletin and Senate Employment Application Form.

  • Volunteer.gov/gov

    Lists volunteer options, weeks to months, with federal and state agencies across the country year-round.

  • WREI Congressional Fellows on Women and Public Policy

    For graduate students with a proven commitment to equity for women. WREI Fellows gain practical policymaking experience and graduate credit as they work from January to August as Congressional legislative aides in Washington, D.C. Fellows receive stipends for tuition and living expenses.

  • White House Fellows

    White House Fellows typically spend a year as full-time, paid assistants to senior White House Staff, the Vice President, Cabinet Secretaries and other top-ranking government officials. Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education and be working in their chosen professions, early in their careers.

  • Work for Congress.com

    Draws jobs and internships from a dozen sites and listserves and presents them on this site. Small monthly fee.

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Health and Medicine
  • A World of Genetics Societies

    A World of Genetics Societies provides links to numerous genetics organizations and societies, genetics websites, and genetics-related websites.

  • AAMC Enrichment Programs

    A database resource to help undergraduates locate enrichment programs on medical school campuses.

  • AAMC Graduate/MD Programs

    As you explore the MD-PhD career option, this site enables you to ask good questions and to make informed decisions. You should also contact individual MD-PhD programs for answers to specific questions.

  • AAMC Summer Undergraduate Research Programs

    Sites include universities, and medical schools.

  • Alternative Medicine School Search

    A directory of many alternative health career programs.

  • Amercian Medical Association: Virtual Mentor

    Virtual Mentor is the American Medical Association's online ethics journal. The journal is open-access and advertisement-free—we strongly believe that ethics education for physicians and physicians-to-be is in the public's interest and should be made available without charge. Founded in 1999, Virtual Mentor (VM) explores the ethical issues and challenges that students, residents, and other physicians are likely to confront in their training and daily practice.

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

    AANP is a professional membership organization in the United States for NPs of all specialties.

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

    The American AAPA is a national organization that represents physician assistants in all specialties and all employment settings.

  • American Association for the History of Medicine

    The professional organization for historians of medicine.

  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing

    Comprehensive site with information on the profession, schools, and financial aid.

  • American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM)

    The AACOM represents the administration, faculty, and students of the nation's osteopathic medical schools.

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

    The Student Center has information on requirements, application, financial aid, etc.

  • American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine (AACPM)

    The AACPM is a not-for-profit educational association consisting of six colleges of podiatric medicine and over 200 hospitals and institutions that offer graduate or postdoctoral training in podiatric medicine.

  • American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

    The AANP is the national professional society representing naturopathic physicians who are licensed or eligible for licensing as primary care providers.

  • American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

    The AANA is the professional organization for more than 44,000 nurse anesthetists. As advanced practice nurses, CRNAs administer more than 32 million anesthetics in the United States each year. CRNAs practice in every setting where anesthesia is available and are the primary providers of anesthesia care in rural America. They administer every type of anesthetic, and provide care for every type of surgery or procedure, from open heart to cataract to pain management.

  • American Chiropractic Association

    The ACA provides lobbying, public relations, professional, and educational opportunities for doctors of chiropractic.

  • American College of Epidemiology

    The American College of Epidemiology is an organization of epidemiologists that serves the interests of the profession and its members through advocating for issues pertinent to epidemiology, a credential-based admission and promotion process, sponsorship of scientific meetings, publications and educational activities, and recognizing outstanding contributions to the field.

  • American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)

    ACNM is a women's health care organization that provides research, accredits midwifery education programs, administers and promotes continuing education programs, and establishes clinical practice standards.

  • American College of Physician Executives (ACPE)

    ACPE is the AMA-recognized specialty society representing physicians in health care leadership.

  • American Dental Association (ADA)

    The ADA is the professional association of dentists that fosters the success of a diverse membership and advances the oral health of the public.

  • American Dental Education Association

    ADEA is a national organization for dental education. Members include all U.S. and Canadian dental schools, advanced dental education programs and hospital dental education programs.

  • American Dietetic Association

    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy.

  • American Health Care Association (AHCA)

    The American Health Care Association (AHCA) is a non-profit federation of affiliated state health organizations, together representing more than 11,000 non-profit and for-profit nursing facility, assisted living, developmentally-disabled, and subacute care providers that care for approximately one million elderly and disabled individuals each day.

  • American Medical Association

    Since 1847 the American Medical Association (AMA) has had one mission: to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

  • American Nurses Association (ANA)

    The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the only full-service professional organization representing the interests of the nation's 3.1 million registered nurses through its constituent member nurses associations and its organizational affiliates. The ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the rights of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.

  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

    AOTA is the professional association of occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students of occupational therapy.

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

    APTA is a national professional organization that fosters advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education. Especially see information for prospective students.

  • American Physician Scientists Association (APSA)

    Addresses the needs of future physician scientists, their training and career development.

  • American Public Health Association (APHA)

    The APHA is an organization of public health professionals, representing over 50,000 members from over 50 public health occupations.

  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

    The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) is the membership organization that works on behalf of pharmacists who practice in hospitals and health systems.

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

    The ASHA is a professional, scientific, and credentialing association for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.

  • Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

    The AAMC is a non-profit association representing the nation's accredited medical schools, nearly 400 major teaching hospitals, faculty in academic and scientific societies, many medical students and residents.

  • Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges and VMCAS

    Links to schools and the VMCAS application.

  • Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO)

    ASCO is a non-profit education association representing the interests of optometric education. Its members include schools and colleges of optometry in the United States and Puerto Rico.

  • Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH)

    Features member schools and accreditation and other information.

  • Association of University Programs in Health Administration

    AUPHA is a not-for-profit association of university-based educational programs, faculty, practitioners, and provider organizations who are dedicated to continuously improving the field of health management and practice.

  • Become RN

    Schools searchable by programs and by state.

  • Careers in Healthcare Management

    Many career possibilities are detailed relating to health care management.

  • Center for Health and Global Environment

    The Center for Health and the Global Environment investigates and promotes awareness of the human health consequences of global environmental change.

  • Center for Studying Health System Change

    The Center provides analysis about changes in the health care system with the goal of contributing to better health policy.

  • Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA)

    The common application used by many PA programs.

  • Community Health Corps

    An AmeriCorps program. Members serve in 19 states, both in rural and urban areas, meeting the needs of migrant farm workers, the uninsured, under insured, and homeless individuals. Roles include clinic assistant, health educator, client advocate, marketing assistant, and pre-natal assistant.

  • Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Intergrative Medicine

    Information on academic medicine centers addressing this area.

  • Cornell - IC Applied Exercise Science Minor

    How to take Ithaca College courses to fulfill Physical Therapy prereqs.

  • Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists

    CSTE is an organization of member states and territories representing public health epidemiologists. CSTE works to establish more effective relationships among state and other health agencies.

  • Council on Chiropractic Education

    The Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) is the agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education for accreditation of programs and institutions offering the doctor of chiropractic degree.

  • Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

    Accreditation agency for schools of public health and graduate public health programs outside schools of public health.

  • Discover Nursing

    Search for schools and specialties.

  • Environmental Health Information Service

    The Environmental Health Information Service is a source for current, peer-reviewed research and news on environmental factors that affect human health.

  • Gannett Mentorship Program

    The Pre-Medical Community Mentorship Program gives selected Cornell students the opportunity to observe—up close—some of the daily realities of the medical profession.

  • Global Health Corps Fellowship

    GHC "aims to mobilize a global community of emerging leaders to build a movement for health equity." The 13-month fellowships are available in Rwanda, Malawi, Uganda, Burundi, Zambia, and the United States. Anyone committed to social justice and health equity is encouraged to apply. Several placements are available in each country; duties vary.

  • Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC)

    Founded in 1991, Global Health Education Consortium (GHEC) is a non-governmental agency consisting of faculty and health care educators dedicated to global education in health professions schools and residency programs. GHEC members are active in more than 70 health profession schools and training programs in the United States, Canada, Central America, and the Caribbean.

  • Gooznews

    A health wonk's newsletter and blog.

  • Health + Medical + Jobs

    Search for healthcare jobs and medical employment opportunities from across the U.S.

  • Health Career Center

    Figuring out which healthcare career or health occupation to pursue, or simply finding a good job, can be a difficult and time consuming endeavor. Healthcareercenter.org was created to help aspiring healthcare and medical students and job seekers make better, more informed career choices by providing them with highly relevant, reliable and up-to-date job search, career development, and employment information.

  • Health Professions Websites (NEAAHP)

    NEAAHP is committed to providing resources for our membership to stay informed about the various professions available to our students interested in Careers in the Health Professions.

  • HealthCorps

    HealthCorps educates American youth about the workings and wonders of their bodies through in-school seminars on diet, nutrition, and exercise. HealthCorps coordinators, recent college graduates interested in health-related fields, are paid a two-year stipend to teach students that to change their bodies, they must know their bodies.

  • KaiserEdu.org

    A database of internships and fellowships in health policy and related fields.

  • Learn How to Become

    The guide begins with a comprehensive view of the larger nursing landscape, and then dives deeper into the field's many specializations, including registered nurses, licensed practical and vocational nurses, nurse practitioners, neonatal nurses and more. For each specialization, the guide examines the following elements: 1. Roles and responsibilities 2. Essential skills 3. Common and recommended educational paths 4. Career advancement 5. Salary by state and level 6. Related careers

  • MCAT Practice Tests - from AAMC

    Updated versions of retired exams, including Practice Tests 4-10. Tests match the computer-based MCAT administered starting 1/07. Practice tests include solutions for each item, automated scoring and diagnostics, customizable feedback, and test assistance features.

  • MD/PhD Training and Resources

    The GREAT Group provides professional development to, and fosters the exchange of information and ideas among, the faculty and administrative leaders of biomedical PhD, MD-PhD, and postdoctoral programs. The Group functions as a national forum to help these programs achieve their goal of educating successful biomedical researchers.

  • Mayo Clinic Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

    Each year, 120 sophomores and juniors from around the U.S. come to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., to work beside both young and established scientists on a broad range of biomedical research questions. A limited number of fellowships are also available the Mayo Clinic campuses in Jacksonville, Florida and Scottsdale, Arizona.

  • NIH mHealth

    Training institutes focused on mobile technologies.

  • National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist

    The National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS), founded in 1995, exists to enhance and promote the unique, high value contribution of the clinical nurse specialist to the health and well-being of individuals, families, groups, and communities, and to promote and advance the practice of nursing.

  • National Association of Free Clinics

    Directory of Free Clinics throughout the U.S.

  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    NCCAM is part of NIH and is dedicated to exploring complementary and alternative healing practices

  • National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education

    Information about a field that uses clinical and technical skills to evaluate, design, fabricate, and fit orthoses and protheses.

  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences

    Information on research for disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

  • National League for Nursing

    The National League for Nursing promotes excellence in nursing education to build a strong and diverse workforce to advance the nation's health.

  • Natural Healing and Massage Schools

    Information on Alternative and holistic health career schools and careers.

  • New York State Biotechnology Association

    A professional association with members in 250 bioscience companies, including biotechnology and biomedical. Their site lists jobs and provides information on their member employers.

  • Nursing Career Center

    Trying to figure out which fields of nursing to pursue, or simply finding the perfect nursing job, can be a difficult and often time consuming endeavor. Nursingcareercenter.info was established to help nursing students as well as seasoned nursing professionals make better, more informed career and job choices by providing them with the most relevant, reliable and up-to-date occupational, career development, and job search information available.

  • NursingExplorer

    Are you new to nursing? Find out what it takes to become a nurse and the endless possibilities of nursing career, education requirements, job outlook, salary information and more.

  • Overlook Hospital Summer Internship (Volunteer)

    A four-week program in Summit, New Jersey. Interns observe and participate in rounds, lectures, and peer meetings to learn about the variety of fields of medicine. There is a $500 fee.

  • Peterson's Nursing Programs

    Comprehensive nursing school information.

  • Pharmacy College Application Service - PharmCAS

    How to choose schools to apply to, the difference between pharmacy and pharmacology, the PharmD curriculum and more.

  • Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)

    Lists information on PA programs across the country.

  • Prevention Institute

    Studies how man-made structures impact human health.

  • ProWorld Service Corps

    One to six-month internships in Belize, Ghana, and Peru that give you the chance to build quality work experience in business and social development fields.

  • Psychology Degree Guide

    This website is provided as a free resources for psychology students and eductors. All psychology school and degree listings, resource links and information found on this site are strictly non-commercial in nature.

  • Rural Health Service Corps

    “The purpose of the Rural Health Service Corps is to provide meaningful service and learning opportunities for people committed to improving the health and lives of those living in South Central New York State.” Offers a variety of AmeriCorps positions in Central New York (State).

  • Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship

    Identifies "the world’s leading social entrepreneurs" and enables you to search for them by organization name, country, sector (e.g. health, microfinance, energy, etc.) and type of org (hybrid nonprofit, leveraged nonprofit, or social business). A good way to explore the field and to identify organizations of interest to you.

  • Society for Medical Anthropology

    Information on this field that uses social, cultural, and biological information to better understand those factors which influence well being.

  • Student Doctor

    The Student Doctor Network (SDN) is a nonprofit website, dedicated to the pre-health and health professional student community. Includes med school interview reports.

  • Summer Medical and Dental Education Program

    Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP) is a FREE (full tuition, housing, and meals) six-week summer academic enrichment program that offers freshman and sophomore college students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation.

  • The Next Generation

    Reveals the inner workings of medicine and the medical life. Includes selected materials from The New England Journal of Medicine.

  • The Sloan Program

    The Sloan Program is a two-year graduate academic program in health services management.

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

    Research and public health internships in HHS, NIH, and other federal agencies.

  • U.S. National Library of Medicine

    View historical collections, journals, and videos.

  • University Coalitions for Global Health

    Career profiles, fellowships, and related information on global health work.

  • University of Iowa Summer Undergraduate Research Program

    An 8-week research project for those interested in combined MD/PhD training for a career as a physician-scientist. It is conducted in the laboratory of a faculty member in the biomedical sciences shadowing of physician-scientists in a clinical setting, emergency room shadowing, weekly seminars presenting patient-based discussions emphasizing the intersection of science and medicine, career development seminars, and clinical case-based learning sessions.

  • Virtual Library - Pharmacy

    Virtual Library provides links to information on pharmacy schools, pharmacy jobs, pharmaceutical companies, and other pharmacy-related internet resources.

  • Visions in Action

    Visions in Action is an international development organization based in Washington, DC with field offices in Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa and Liberia. VIA implements its own development programs in the areas of food security, education, international exchange, and HIV/AIDS, while also providing volunteer programs for those looking for a long-term international experience in developing countries.

  • Weill Cornell Medical College

    Weill Medical College is a clinical and medical research center offering degrees in medicine, and Ph.D. programs in biomedical research and education.

  • What is Public Health?

    The place to start when contemplating a career in public health.

  • webGURU Guide for Undergraduate Research

    The site assists undergraduates to navigate the hurdles of an undergraduate research experience. It includes listings of summer internships, scholarships, fellowships, and a discussion board. Fields include biomedical science, environmental science,, microbiology, environmental engineering, chemistry, biology, ecology, and more. Locations, stipends, and application dates vary.

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Hospitality

Hospitality

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Legal

Legal Careers

  • American Bar Association

    With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional association in the world. The ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.

  • CataLaw

    CataLaw is the catalog of catalogs of worldwide law on the Internet. It aids legal research by arranging all indexes of law and government into a uniform, universal and unique metaindex.

  • Cornell Pre-Law Program

    If you're thinking about becoming a lawyer—or simply want to know more about the law and how it affects our everyday lives—you're invited to be a part of the Cornell University Prelaw Program.

  • Council on Legal Education Opportunities (CLEO)

    CLEO is a nonprofit entity of the American Bar Association. Our mission is to diversify the legal profession. Since our inception in 1968, CLEO has been at the forefront of helping minority, low-income and disadvantaged students gain access to law school, successfully matriculate and pass the bar exam.

  • Equal Justice Works

    The mission of Equal Justice Works is to create a just society by mobilizing the next generation of lawyers committed to equal justice. Information about loan repayment programs and public interest law.

  • FindLaw

    The FindLaw Lawyer Directory features detailed profiles of attorneys from across the United States.

  • Hieros Gamos: A Comprehensive Site to the Legal Profession

    HG.org was one of the very first online law and government information sites. It was founded in January of 1995 by Lex Mundi, a large network of independent law firms. The objective of HG.org is to make law, government and related professional information easily accessible to the legal profession, businesses and consumers.

  • ILR-FEX, WISP, and Internships

    ILR-FEX, WISP, and Internships

  • Law School Admission Council (LSAC)

    The LSAC is committed to easing the law school admission process for law schools, prelaw advisors, and prospective law students.

  • Law School Companion

    Avenues for outstanding legal education.

  • Lawyers.com

    Legal topics and database for finding a lawyer.

  • Martindale-Hubbell

    Martindale-Hubbell offers solutions for both professional and consumer markets. Our online destinations contain profiles for over one million lawyers and firms in the United States, Canada and 160 other countries, serving as a fundamental legal resource and marketing tool.

  • NALP Directory of Legal Employers

    A comprehensive and free solution for researching legal employers throughout the United States.

  • NALP Prelaw Portal

    NALP, the Association of Legal Career Professionals, is an organization made up of legal employers and law school career professionals. NALP — its staff, leaders, and members — collectively know a whole lot about the world of lawyer jobs. This portal was designed by NALP volunteers to help prelaw advisors and students in the US learn more about the legal employment market.

  • National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA)

    NALA is the nation's leading professional association for paralegals. As a non-profit organization, NALA provides continuing education and professional development programs for paralegals - from novice to experienced professionals.

  • National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. (NFPA)

    Your destination for exciting Legal job opportunities and the best resource for qualified candidates within the Legal Industry.

  • The Association for Legal Career Professionals (NALP)

    NALP is a nonprofit educational association established to meet the needs of all participants in the legal employment process (career planning, recruitment and hiring, and professional development of law students and lawyers) for information, coordination and standards. NALP’s membership includes virtually every ABA-approved law school in the US, Canadian law schools and hundreds of legal employers from both the public and private sectors. NALP is dedicated to continuously improving career counseling and planning, recruitment and retention, and the professional development of law students, lawyers, and its members.

  • University of Oxford/Ohio State University Summer Law Program

    The University of Oxford – The Ohio State University Summer Law Program offers students the unique opportunity to study with faculty from both Oxford University in England and The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in the United States.

  • Washburn University School of Law: Law Schools and Legal Associations

    Legal resources on the web.

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Mathematics/Quantitative
  • American Statistical Association (ASA)

    The American Statistical Association is the world’s largest community of statisticians. The ASA supports excellence in the development, application, and dissemination of statistical science through meetings, publications, membership services, education, accreditation, and advocacy.

  • Math for America Fellowship

    Fellows make a five-year commitment to teach in public schools while actively participating in MƒA corps activities and events. Locations of fellowship are Boston, LA, NY, DC, and Utah.

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Nonprofit
  • Business Alliance for Local Living Economies

    A network of socially responsible businesses, comprised of over 80 community networks with over 21,000 independent business members across the U.S. and Canada. Provides information and access to networks.

  • Charity Navigator

    Charity Navigator works to guide intelligent giving. By guiding intelligent giving, we aim to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace, in which givers and the charities they support work in tandem to overcome our nation’s and the world’s most persistent challenges.

  • Cornell Community Partnership Board Grant

    The CPB is a student-run program of Cornell's Public Service Center. It seeks to foster student leadership and social responsibility by assisting students in developing grassroots community action projects and administers grants to make these projects possible.

  • Cornell Summer Program in Washington, DC

    The Summer in Washington, D.C. program, co-sponsored by the Cornell in Washington Program and the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, is open to undergraduates at any college or university who have completed at least the freshman year.

  • Council on Social Work Education Career Center

    Listings of social work jobs + option to post resumes.

  • ECO Jobs

    Nonprofit and Government career information, internships, and job postings in the environmental field. Great variety.

  • Great Nonprofits

    GreatNonprofits is the leading developer of tools that allow people to find, review, and share information about nonprofits.

  • Idealist.org

    Internship and job listings with nonprofit organizations; nonprofit career advice, and Idealist-sponsored nonprofit career fairs.

  • Institute for Experiental Learning

    Washington, DC, and embassy/diplomatic internships for college credit.International Internship links.

  • Jesuit Volunteer Corps

    A faith-based voluntary service org. - 48 U.S. cities and 7 countries. Focus is on social justice, simple living, community, and spirituality. Volunteers are not required to subscribe to any religion. Year-long placements.

  • KaiserEdu.org

    A database of internships and fellowships in health policy and related fields.

  • Making the Difference

    Describes federal jobs by career fields, including art, business, biology, education, international relations, law, public health, social science, and social work. Also, links to federal internships, explains how to apply for internships/jobs, and profiles federal workers.

  • NYC Service

    Provides database of volunteer opportunities in NYC searchable by career interest, skills, borough and zip code.

  • New Organizing Institute

    A progressive non-profit based in Washington, DC, with the goal of spreading organizing techniques and best practices to the progressive community. Their site provide a jobs listserv, advice, and resume bank - all free.

  • New Profit, Inc.

    Provides financial and strategic support to selected social entrepreneurs to help them create widespread impact, and helps to build an environment that enables all social entrepreneurs and their organizations to create widespread, transformative impact.

  • New York City Public Service Corps

    The New York City Public Service Corps (NYCPSC) is a placement agency in Manhattan that helps Cornell Federal Work-Study (FWS) eligible students find employment with certain non-profits and city agencies/departments in the five boroughs of New York. The application allows you to specify several career-related work areas of interest and rank your preferred work locations.

  • Partnership for Public Service

    The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.

  • Partnership for Public Service's Where the Jobs Are

    Their internship directory includes information on more than 200 federal internship programs and is searchable by agency, eligibility, and location.

  • ProWorld Service Corps

    One to six-month internships in Belize, Ghana, and Peru that give you the chance to build quality work experience in business and social development fields.

  • Stoneleigh Junior Fellowship for Social Change

    Program funding duration varies; fellows have had funding for 1-5 years but it depends on the length of the project.

  • Student Conservation Association (SCA)

    Internship, job, and volunteer opportunities as well as advice on careers in conservation.

  • The Emerson National Hunger Fellowship

    Fellows spend a year "fighting hunger and poverty with a tight-knit community of emerging leaders." They shape and implement anti-hunger programs all over the U.S. then research and support national policy initiatives in Washington, D.C.

  • The Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellowship in Women and Public Policy

    A nine month program in Washington, DC. Fellows works as general Research Opportunitiess. Tasks may include reviewing literature; collecting, checking and analyzing data; gathering information; and preparing reports and report graphics. Attending relevant Congressional briefings, policy seminars and meetings is also an integral part of the fellowship program. Applicants should have at least a bachelor's degree in a social science discipline, statistics, or women's studies as well as strong quantitative and library research skills and knowledge of women's issues.

  • Therapeutic Youth Alternatives

    Operates outdoor therapeutic programs, juvenile justice and early intervention programs throughout the eastern U.S., using recreation therapy, adventure therapy, experiential education, and individual and group therapy in helping children become productive adults.

  • Visions in Action

    Visions in Action is an international development organization based in Washington, DC with field offices in Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa and Liberia. VIA implements its own development programs in the areas of food security, education, international exchange, and HIV/AIDS, while also providing volunteer programs for those looking for a long-term international experience in developing countries.

  • serve.gov

    A comprehensive clearinghouse of volunteer opportunities across the country and around the world. It is searchable by key word and location.

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Public Service

Public Service

  • Association Unlimited

    The foundation of Association Unlimited (AU) is the Encyclopedia of Associations (EA) series, which has been the premier source for information on associations and professional societies for 50 years. In addition, IRS information on nonprofit organizations has been added to Associations Unlimited, making it the worlds largest, most detailed and searchable database available on nonprofit information.

  • Cornell Summer Program in Washington, DC

    The Summer in Washington, D.C. program, co-sponsored by the Cornell in Washington Program and the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, is open to undergraduates at any college or university who have completed at least the freshman year.

  • Echoing Green Public Service Fellowships

    Funding to conduct public service projects anywhere in the world. E-mail: info@echoinggreen.org

  • Human Rights Watch

    Internships in International Human Rights in New York, NY; Washington, DC; Los Angeles, CA

  • Idealist.org

    Internship and job listings with nonprofit organizations; nonprofit career advice, and Idealist-sponsored nonprofit career fairs.

  • J.W Saxe Fund Network/Resources for Public Service

    The J.W. Saxe Memorial Fund provides scholarships annually to one or more undergraduate or graduate students working in public service. The award is meant to enable the student to gain practical experience in public service by taking a no-pay or low-pay job during a summer or other term.

  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)

    Contains career advice, links to internships, and links to additional resources including other associations and scholarships. A special feature is a searchable database of NASPAA member schools that offer the MPA and the MPP degree programs.

  • Online Intelligence Project

    CNN, National Trade Board, World Bank, FedWorld, and more; part of the Online Intelligence Project.

  • Partnership for Public Service

    The Partnership for Public Service is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that works to revitalize our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the way government works.

  • Partnership for Public Service's Where the Jobs Are

    Their internship directory includes information on more than 200 federal internship programs and is searchable by agency, eligibility, and location.

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness

    The College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007 enables professional public service employees to have their loans forgiven by the government after 10 years of payment while in public service, as well as having their monthly payments reduced to a percentage of their monthly income. Go to link for details.

  • The Mariam K. Chamberlain Fellowship in Women and Public Policy

    A nine month program in Washington, DC. Fellows works as general Research Opportunitiess. Tasks may include reviewing literature; collecting, checking and analyzing data; gathering information; and preparing reports and report graphics. Attending relevant Congressional briefings, policy seminars and meetings is also an integral part of the fellowship program. Applicants should have at least a bachelor's degree in a social science discipline, statistics, or women's studies as well as strong quantitative and library research skills and knowledge of women's issues.

  • The White House Internship

    The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities. Spring, Summer, and Fall internships available.

  • World Business Council for Sustainable Development

    The WBCSD is a CEO-led organization of forward-thinking companies that galvanizes the global business community to create a sustainable future for business, society, and the environment.

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Teaching
  • American Federation of Teachers

    Salary surveys, "hot topics" and more.

  • Blueprint Mentoring Fellowship - Denver or Houston Schools

    Blueprint Mentoring Fellowship - A year of service in an urban education tutoring program in Denver, Colorado; Saint Louis, Missouri; and Boston, Massachusetts. Fellows manage only 2 or 3 students at a time, depending on the grade level. The small ratio of students to Fellows allows for the individualization of remedial and supplemental instruction. Blueprint Fellows focus on the individual needs of their students, bolstering and accelerating student achievement while helping to close any skill gaps that may exist.

  • Boston Teacher Residency

    A 13-month program to recruit, prepare, and license teachers to work in the city's schools. Teacher Residents co-teach with a mentor teacher in one of Boston's most effective public schools, take course work facilitated by exceptional teachers and university faculty.

  • BridgeTEFL

    Students interested in becoming certified in teaching English as a foreign language.

  • Community College Finder

    Enables you to locate community colleges by state, city, map, zip code and attribute and provides information on each college.

  • FairTest The National Center for Fair and Open Testing

    Works to end the misuses and flaws of standardized testing and to ensure that evaluation of students, teachers and schools is fair, open, valid and educationally beneficial. Offers critical commentary on various standardized tests relating to students at different levels, including college.

  • Harris Fellowship in Child Development

    Fellows spend one year (August to August) training at Yale's Calvin Hill Day Care Center and the Yale Child Study Center. Under the supervision of a mentor, they gradually assume all the duties of a teacher.

  • Idealist.org

    Internship and job listings with nonprofit organizations; nonprofit career advice, and Idealist-sponsored nonprofit career fairs.

  • Illinois Network of Charter Schools

    The Illinois Network of Charter Schools (INCS) brings together students, parents, educators and administrators who all share a common goal: to improve the quality of public education by promoting and strengthening charter schools throughout the State of Illinois.

  • Inner-City Teaching Corps

    A two-year program in Chicago inner-city, parochial schools. It provides a monthly stipend, housing, meals, health insurance, living expenses, graduate credits through Northeastern University, and transportation.

  • International Schools Services

    For over 55 years, ISS has been dedicated to supplying international schools with everything they need to provide their students with a world-class education. Headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, USA, ISS offers only the best in staff recruitment, job placement, school supplies and other services that help position your school for success.

  • Level Playing Field Institute Summer Teaching Fellowship

    A 5-week program of the Summer Math and Science Honors Academy (SMASH) on the UC Berkeley campus. SMASH serves underrepresented populations.

  • Mentoring at Punahou School

    A year-long teaching position at a private school in Honolulu, Hawaii designed to give support, training, and experience to college graduates who are considering teaching as a career.

  • National Association of Independent Schools

    Database of jobs and internships with independent schools, searchable by category (admissions, ESL, science, etc.), state, and key word.

  • New England Center for Children

    The New England Center for Children (NECC) is a school for autism located 20 miles west of Boston in Southborough, Massachusetts. We are a private, nonprofit autism education center dedicated to transforming the lives of children with autism worldwide through education, research, and technology.

  • TASC

    The TASC Funding Opportunities Database provides after-school practitioners and all those who work with young people with the latest public and private funding information, including ongoing funding sources, as well as time sensitive RFPs.

  • Teach for America

    Teach For America is growing the movement of leaders who work to ensure that kids growing up in poverty get an excellent education.

  • The Learning Project Teaching Internship (one year)

    A year-long program in Boston, MA. The Learning Project Elementary School is an independent, co-educational day school for grades K-6. Interns train directly with experienced mentor teachers and to develop their own teaching skills by working daily in the classroom. There is a carefully outlined "progression" of responsibilities each Intern is expected to fulfill during each placement, culminating in a take-over week where Interns switch places with the Classroom Head.

  • Therapeutic Youth Alternatives

    Operates outdoor therapeutic programs, juvenile justice and early intervention programs throughout the eastern U.S., using recreation therapy, adventure therapy, experiential education, and individual and group therapy in helping children become productive adults.

  • U. of Georgia Marine Education Center and Aquarium Internship (1 year)

    Designed for recent college graduates who would like some teaching experience in marine science and coastal ecology. Property is composed of 700 acres of maritime forest and open field, 1,000 acres of salt marsh, and 18 acres of freshwater ponds.

  • Urban Prep Fellows Program Fellowship (Chicago)

    A one year program for recent college graduates interested in working with urban youth at a nationally-renowned all-boys charter public high school. Fellows assist students in small groups by mentoring, tutoring and leading students in their development and progression toward college readiness.

  • Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships

    Fellowships available to attract recent graduates and career changers in the humanities and sciences to teach in high-need urban and rural schools. Ph: 609-452-7007.

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Technology
  • Dice

    Job and Internship Postings

  • Google Policy Fellowship (Summer)

    For students (freshmen - grad level) who are passionate about technology, and want to spend the summer diving headfirst into Internet policy. Fellows work at public interest organizations at the forefront of debates on broadband and access policy, content regulation, copyright and trademark reform, consumer privacy, etc.

  • IEEE Computer Society

    Benefits -access to members, job postings, resume service, career resources, link to industry experts, student chapters, and conferences. For IEEE Student Career Resources page: www.ieee.org/web/careers/home/Studentcareer.html

  • Just Tech Jobs

    Job and Internship Postings.

  • Washington Internships for Students of Engineering

    A nine-week summer program for engineers entering their final years of study in either a four- or five-year program. Students learn how government officials make decisions on complex technological issues and how engineers can contribute to legislative and regulatory public policy decisions.

  • Woods Earth Community Garden and Living Classroom (Ithaca)

    Wood's Earth Living Classroom is a new effort to integrate organic community gardens and hands-on education in Ithaca. Former Cornell student Audrey Baker is seeking volunteer interns interested in learning about organizing garden-based community food programs. Interns would help develop and teach lesson plans for GIAC pre-teens and Northeast Elementary school students about food, network with community members, and construct garden sites. No gardening experience required. Flexible hours and commitment, depending on the project.

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