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Internship Site List - Part II
By Cynthia Kirkeby
May 30, 2012, 11:45am


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Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Programs
ORISE administers research participation, fellowship, scholarship, and internship programs for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other federal agencies. In 1999 alone, ORISE placed nearly 2,400 students and faculty from more than 700 universities at over 100 national laboratories and key research centers nationwide. By identifying future manpower needs in key scientific and technical areas, and connecting talented students with scientific leaders, ORISE is helping to prepare tomorrow’s scientific workforce.

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Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory National Undergraduate Fellowship Program
The National Undergraduate Fellowship Program in Plasma Physics and Fusion Energy Sciences provides 25 outstanding undergraduates with an opportunity to conduct research in the disciplines that comprise the plasma sciences in general and fusion research in particular. The program is intended primarily for students completing their junior year majoring in physics or engineering, but highly motivated students completing their sophomore year are encouraged to apply as well. The nine-week long research projects are performed at one of the many participating universities and national laboratories throughout the country.

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Quality Education for Minorities Network Internship Program
The QEM Network Internship program is designed to enhance the students' ability to apply their knowledge to a summer internship assignment; increase their understanding of the educational needs of minorities; and instill a sense of responsibility for helping minority students from low-income families through participation in campus projects at their home institutions during the academic year.

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Awards, Grants, and Fellowships Directory
This directory has a thorough list of internships, and fellowships within the New Industry. Lots to choose from, so check it out!

Random House Summer Internships
Their summer internship program is a great way for you to learn about Random House and the publishing business. They offer internships at their headquarters in New York and in their Operations center near Baltimore, Maryland.

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Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Internship Program
The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center's (SERC) Internship Program offers undergraduate and beginning graduate students a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the fields of environmental research and education. This program enables students to work on specific projects under the direction of SERC's professional staff and is tailored to provide the maximum educational benefit to each participant.

Smithsonian Institution Office of Fellowships
The Office of Fellowships (OF) has the central management and administrative responsibility for the Institution's programs of research grants, fellowships, and other scholarly appointments. One of its primary objectives is the facilitation of the Smithsonian's scholarly interactions with students and scholars at universities, museums, and other research institutions around the world. The Office administers Institution-wide research support programs, and encourages and assists other Smithsonian museums, research institutes and research offices in the development of additional fellowships and visiting appointments.

SOARS – Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science Summer Internships
Click on “About SOARS” in the menu on the left to get all the information you’ll need on their summer interships. Applicants must have completed the equivalent to two years of college; have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; be a member of a group that is historically underrepresented in the atmospheric and related sciences; have a major in atmospheric science or a related field such as the geosciences, biology, chemistry, computer science, earth science, engineering, environmental science, mathematics, meteorology, oceanography, physics, or social science; plan to pursue a career in atmospheric or a related science; and be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.

South Face Energy Institute Internship
As part of its ongoing education activities, Southface offers a limited number of internships to qualified applicants. The internships are designed to cover a variety of interests in the sustainable energy field and to provide meaningful and challenging work in a fast-paced organizational environment. Academic credit is available when applicable to curriculum.



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U.S. Department of Agriculture Internships and Special Program
This U.S.D.A. website has so many listing for internships and special programs that you have to see it to believe. Included are Career Internship Programs, Student Opportunities, and the Summer Intern Program just to name a few. Check it out!

U.S. Department of State Internships
The U.S. Department of State manages several student employment programs for students to get experience in a foreign affairs environment through first-hand knowledge. Some of their students work in Washington, D.C., and others have the opportunity to work at an embassy overseas. Positions are both paid and unpaid and many are available during spring, summer or fall.

The United States National Arboretum Internships
The U.S. National Arboretum offers a limited number of internships to qualified individuals seeking on-the-job work experience and training in horticulture, botany, research, education, facilities management, and public garden administration. Applicants need to have completed course work or have acquired practical experience in horticulture or a related field. Basic gardening or laboratory skills, interest in plants, and the ability to work independently are very important.

United States Olympic Internship Program
The United States Olympic Committee conducts an internship program for college students which follows the traditional college semesters -- fall, winter/spring and summer. The internship sites are at Colorado Springs, Colo., Lake Placid, N.Y., and Chula Vista, Calif. Positions are either with the USOC or its sport National Governing Bodies (i.e., Archery, Swimming, Volleyball, etc.). The program offers internships in the divisions or areas of Accounting, Broadcasting, Computer Science, Journalism, Marketing, Sports Administration, Sport Science (Strength and Conditioning and Testing).

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Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Internships
Wolf Trap Internship Programs are funded in part by the Lincoln and Therese Filene Foundation and an anonymous donor, respectively. They provide meaningful hands-on training and experience in the areas of arts administration, education, and technical theater. Wolf Trap internships offer the practical opportunity to become an integral member of the staff and to work side by side with professionals producing, promoting, and administering the full spectrum of the performing arts.


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