Your Internship Summer Job Search

 

Step One

Identify the type of work you want to do and begin to investigate websites and organizations. You may want to make an appointment with a career counselor (236-1611).

 

Step Two

Start doing some online research. Develop a schedule or spreadsheet, with application information required and deadlines.

 

Step Three

Prepare a brief explanation of the type of work/job/internship you would like to find.

 

Step Four

Develop the tools: resume, etc.

 

Step Five

Apply

 

Step Six

Follow up

 

Step Seven

Tell people you know that you are looking (using your brief explanation)

 

 

 

Useful links for your online research

 

 

Local, Berkshire Area Companies and Organizations, some with internship programs, others summer jobs

 

Mass MoCA, Jan. 18 deadline, North Adams, Arts, Education

http://www.massmoca.org/opportunities.php

 

Berkshire Theatre Group, Colonial Theater, BTF

http://www.berkshiretheatregroup.org/education/internships.html

 

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Jan 22 and Feb. 19 deadlines

http://www.jacobspillow.org/education/internships/internships/summer-intern-program.php

 

General Dynamics

http://www.gd-ais.com/Careers/Students

 

Internships.com with our zip code

http://www.internships.com/search/post/results?keywords=&location=pittsfield,%20MA&company=&listingType=1&radius=50#p/10

 

Crane & Company

2013 Internship Program to be announced this week. Students are advised to keep an eye on their site, but you might also meet with the career counselor to learn the contact person and how to investigate even before the posting is made public.

 

Interprint

http://www.interprint.com/en/jobs/next_generation_IP/internship.html

 

SABIC

https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=327752&PartnerId=25094&SiteId=5220&codes=INDEED

 

Look at their site too. See Career Counselor for contact information

 

Mass DOT Highway Division, Generally engineering oriented

https://jobs.hrd.state.ma.us/recruit/public/3111/index.do

 

Summer Horticulture

Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge

http://naada.associationcareernetwork.com/JobSeeker/JobDetail.aspx?abbr=NAADA&jobid=181

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Boston Symphony Orchestra,  Tanglewood

http://www.bso.org/brands/bso/contact-us/jobs.aspx

BSO at Tanglewood hires hundreds of students for the summer, some pre-professional.

Talk with career counselor about contacts

 

Berkshire Health Systems

http://www.berkshirehealthsystems.org/

 

Mass Life Sciences Internship Challenge

http://www.masslifesciences.com/grants/challenge.html

 

Mass Aububon

http://www.massaudubon.org/Jobs/index.php?type=Internships

 

State Government

Governor’s Office Internship

http://www.mass.gov/governor/internship

 

See Berkshire Creative for jobs and internships (mostly jobs)

http://berkshirecreative.org/find-a-job-2/

 

 

National Internship Programs

 

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

http://www.whoi.edu/page.do?pid=9358

 

Student Conservation Association

http://www.thesca.org/

 

Federal internships, all fields

http://www.makingthedifference.org/federalinternships/co-ops.shtml

 

Science.gov internships

http://www.science.gov/internships/undergrad.html

 

Marine Careers

http://www.marinecareers.net/links_internships.php

 

Science News Writing Internship, Washington DC

http://www.aaas.org/careercenter/internships/science.shtml

 

American Association for the Advancement of Science, other, several, writing, IT, etc.

http://www.aaas.org/careercenter/internships/

 

Union of Concerned Scientists

http://www.ucsusa.org/about/internships.html

 

U.S. Fisheries and Wildlife (has Massachusetts jobs, many Mass sites, internship program currently being developed. Contact career counselor)

http://www.fws.gov/humancapital/HR/exc_svc_opp.html

 

Science Opportunties

http://www.hhmi.org/grants/search/scienceopp/index.php?view=s4squeryform

 

NASA

http://www.nasa.gov/centers/langley/education/forstudents.html

 

 

General Internship (or jobs and internships) Sites

 

https://jobs.hrd.state.ma.us/recruit/public/3111/index.do

 

www.internmatch.com

look here for resume templates too

 

www.indeed.com

 

Internships.com

Beware of some of these unpaid internships…make an appointment, 236-1611 to talk with a counselor

http://www.internships.com/search/post/results?keywords=&location=Pittsfield,%20MA&company=&listingType=1&radius=50#p/20

 

Hire Culture

https://www.hireculture.org

 

Sports, all

http://www.workinsports.com/sports-jobs-2012.asp

 

Networking

 

We will talk about this idea today.  You may want to make an appointment with the career counselor to develop your own strategy, including companies and organizations to approach, and how to approach them to learn of internships and jobs.  Many, if not most, jobs are found by talking to people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Associations and Job Sites

If your interest is not represented here, simply Google your career field and look for the appropriate site.

 

www.alliedhealthschools.com/healthcareers

www.healthcarejobs.org

www.apta.orgPhysical therapy

www.amtamassage.org massage therapy

www.naturalhealers.com

www.acefitness.org physical fitness trainer

www.therespiratorytherapist.com respiratory therapy

www.aarc.org

www.allnurses.com nursing

www.criminaljusticecareerguide.com criminal justice

www.earlychildhood.org early childhood education

www.nationalhumanservices.org Human services

 

http://www.nab.org/

(National Association of Broadcast Journalists)

 

http://www.americanbar.org/aba.html 

(American Bar Association)

 

http://www.aafpe.org/AAFPE/American_Association_for_Paralegal_Education.asp

 

(American Association for Paralegal Education)

 

https://www.cia.gov/

(Central Intelligence Agency)

 

http://www.afsa.org/

(American Foreign Service Association)

 

http://www.arteducators.org/

(American Association of Arts Educators)

 

http://www.ala.org/

(American Library Association)