Finding an Internship

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How do I find an internship?

Start with Handshake

There are many resources available online for finding an internship that will meet your needs. Oglethorpe’s Handshake is a great place to start. In Handshake, you’ll find hundreds of internship and part time job listings in the local Atlanta area. Users can filter results based on their major, or area of interest. Current students log in with their Oglethorpe username and password. Alumni can request access from the A_LAB.

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Additional trusted resources

General Internship Listings

National Association of Colleges and Employers provides resources for students interested in internship opportunities.

Washington Internship Institute
You can work in the nation’s capital, investigate a career, meet today’s leaders, and participate in an experience that will enrich your life, while earning college credit!

Career and job-hunting resource guide

A database from the metro Atlanta chamber

Internships in Politics

The Washington Center
Spend a semester interning in DC! Oglethorpe has an affiliation agreement with this program that reduces the cost and ensures your academic credits will transfer.

Vote Smart
Internships in political science.

Internships in Science and Healthcare

Student Conservation Association
Environmental and outdoor conservation

National Institutes of Health
Summer internship program in biomedical research

Internships in Non-profit and Public Service

Opportunity Knocks
A top-site for non-profit internships and job opportunities throughout the United States

Internships Abroad
Links to many study abroad and internship programs.