Search for an Internship
Three common methods to locate and secure an internship:
- Networking: Building professional or personal relationships with others to tap into a hidden employment market. Networking will help you interact with members of your field, explore career options, market yourself to potential employers and develop a mutual support system.
- Employer Sourcing: Research and identify a list of employers you wish to contact. Visit their website to learn more and send your cover letter and resume. Be sure to target your application materials and then follow up with a phone call.
- Internship Postings: Internships are listed on a variety of databases and websites. Search and apply for positions by visiting the below links.
To search by industry, go to our Job Search Links page (Note: search using "Internship" as a keyword or locate the internship link).
National / International Searches:
Back Door Jobs
Cross Cultural Solutions
Making the Difference
U.S. Department of State Internship Program and Pathways Programs
Washington Internship Institute
State / Local Searches:
State of Minnesota Jobs & Internships
State of Wisconsin Jobs & Internships
State of Iowa Jobs & Internships
Gundersen Lutheran Internships and Fellowships
HECUA: Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs (Social Justice Internships)
Minnesota State University Student Association: Fellowship / Internship Opportunities
Minnesota International Center Internships
Minnesota Senate Internships
Minnesota House of Representative Internships
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Internship Board
Minnesota Children's Museum
Winona State University Cooperative Education Program
Winona State University EZlink