What would your dream job look like? Would getting on the path to that job greatly improve by having an awesome internship, but one that you can’t find or create in your current location? Whether it be New York, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley or Washington, D.C, you may need to get outside your comfort zone, invest time, energy and even your own cash, to get the experience, skills and network that can only be found in a place you are not. Listen as Alan explains one of the most important themes that’s arisen from his internship interviews, as well as the 5 Tips For Interning in Your Dream Location, with tips 3 and 4 ones that most students never knew were possible.
Intern Queen- not only does she list internships (listing if paid or unpaid), but she also gives internship advice and more through blogs and videos.
Idealist.org – great list of thousands of internships across the country, many of which are international, and you can search by specific location. They even have links for jobs and volunteer opportunities as well. A search parameter is paid or unpaid internships.
Examples of Paid Internship and Experiential Opportunities
HACU International Internship Program – Paid Washington, D.C. internships with a private organization or federal agency
Summer Public Health Scholars Program – Fully paid for undergraduate students to increase interest in and knowledge of public health and biomedical science careers.
Internships in Scientific Research or Medicine – 100’s of health and science-related internships