Here's a list of online resources to assist you in the search for internships.
CareerShift - C-N's recruitment platform utilized by thousands of employers.
Internships.com - Search thousands of internships.
LinkedIn - Search thousands of internships.
Groove Job - Search internships by state.
Camp Staff - Be a staff member for a summer camp.
Back Door Jobs - Nationwide job adventures.
Volunteer Knoxville - Volunteer opportunities in the Knoxville area.
LookSharp - Search for internships, part-time jobs, or full-time jobs.
Experience - Search internships around the world.
USAJobs - For students and recent graduates looking for federal positions.
Volunteer Match - Search for volunteer opportunities at nonprofit organizations.
All For Good - Search volunteer and nonprofit positions.
Create The Good - Search volunteer opportunities.
Projects Abroad - Volunteer opportunities around the world.
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As you search, be aware there are those who offer "opportunities" with malicious intent. Bogus business opportunities and job scams are unfortunately not altogether uncommon. Here is a list provided by the Federal Trade Commission of 1o things you can do to avoid fraud. For example, you should never provide your bank account or credit card information to a would be employer. Below are also two informational videos produced by the FTC regarding fraudulent jobs.
An internship is a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths; and give employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent. - As defined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Follow this link to learn more.