It’s never too early to start thinking about plans for an internship. They’re a great opportunity for you to explore career options and gain relevant, real-world work experience. The Career Development Center (CDC) offers several different tools, services, and resources to help you increase your chances of landing an internship.
Websites for your Internship Search
- Buzzfile (search companies by major and location)
- Idealist (non profit careers)
- The Ladders
- LinkedIn jobs and LinkedIn internships
- Massachusetts Hospital Association
- Student Conservation Association
- ThinkB1G (startups)
- Greentown Labs (cleantech startup incubator)
- AccessComputing (resources for students with disabilities in computing fields)
- WPI Summer Experience Grants
Massachusetts Internship Opportunities
If you’re looking for an internship in Massachusetts, these websites are a good place to start your search.
- Other Internship Opportunities
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)
Designed for undergraduate science and engineering students, REU programs are paid, 8-10 week-long opportunities to give students a glimpse into the grad school experience. Check out some sample REUs:
If you’re an undergraduate student, you could have your internship listed on your transcript by participating in the Summer Internship Program. You’ll need to complete the CDC forms and receive support from a CDC staff member throughout your internship.
If you’re an international undergraduate student, you’re required to complete the CDC forms; international graduate students should contact their respective academic department for assistance with internship paperwork.
GoinGlobal is a perfect job-searching tool for both international and domestic students.
- The Country Career Guides section includes country-specific information, resources, and tips for finding internships or full-time employment in other countries
- The USA/Canada City Career Guides section offers career and employment resources for some of the largest cities in North America
- The Job Postings and Internship Listings section allows you to search for opportunities in the United States and around the world
- The H-1B Information Section allows international students to search the H-1B database to view companies who have submitted H-1B visa petitions.