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Job titleCompanyRequirementsDeadline
Global Leaders Program InternCongressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI)See internship linkNovember 4, 2018
Intern - AccountingCost Management Alaska, LLCCurrently enrolled in business program; preferably with an accounting emphasis.Open until filled
Intern - AccountingElgee Rehfeld, LLCAccounting students who want a future career in accountingOpen Until Filled
Intern - Accounting Huna Totem CorporationMust be enrolled in degree program, maintain a GPA of 2.5, and must provide certificate of Indian BloodOpen Until Filled
Intern - Alaska SeaLife CenterAlaska SeaLife CenterOpen to all studentsJanuary 7, 2019
Intern - Alaska SeaLife Center (winter) - Stellar Sea Lion & Science CommunicationAlaska SeaLife CenterOpen to all students and alumni Open until filled
Intern - Cell and Molecular Visualization Research Experiences for UndergraduatesBrandeis UniversitySee internship linkFebruary 1, 2019
Intern - Center for Alaskan Coastal StudiesCenter for Alaskan Coastal StudiesSee websiteJanuary 18, 2019
Intern - Communications InternEVENT! AlaskaCommunication skills, ability to work in a deadline-driven businessOpen Until Filled
Intern - Community College InternshipsUS Department of Energy Office of ScienceSee internship linkJanuary 10, 2019
Intern - Expedition/Conservation ScholarshipTurtle Island Restoration Network Good health; comfortable swimming near sharks; see websiteOpen Until Filled
Intern - Fisheries EcologyUniversity of Alaska FairbanksOpen to all studentsOpen Until Filled
Intern - Foreign Service/International DevelopmentDonald Payne International Development Fellowship Senior standing - due to graduate by May 2019December 21, 2018
Intern - Global Poverty CrisisThe Borgen ProjectSee postingsOpen Until Filled
Intern - Marine Mammal and ResearchNew England AquariumCompleted 1 year of undergraduate studiesOpen Until Filled
Intern - MarketingAlaska Permanent Capital Management See internship postingOpen until filled
Intern - Multiple OpportunitiesA.E. Schwartz & AssociatesBasic computer and communication skillsOpen Until Filled
Intern - NASANASASee Internship WebsiteContinuous recruitment
Intern - NOAA, USFS, US Department of Natural Resources, etc.US GovernmentCurrent students and recent graduatesSee website link for deadlines
Intern - NOAA multiple listingsNOAASee internship postingSee website link
Intern - Political Affairs RepresentativeThe Borgen ProjectMust be available Monday’s 4:30-6:00 PM PSTOpen Until Filled
Intern - Power GenerationAEL&P The Snettisham ProjectCurrently enrolled in an electrical or mechanical engineering program; valid AK Driver's licenseOpen Until Filled
Intern - Red CrossRed Cross Open to all studentsOpen Until Filled
Intern - Science Undergraduate Laboratory InternshipUS Department of Energy Office of ScienceSee internship linkJanuary 10, 2019
Intern - Senator Dan Sullivan's OfficeSenator Dan SullivanSee internship postingNovember 5, 2018
Intern - Smithsonian InternshipsSmithsonian Institute See Internship WebsiteSee website link for deadlines
Intern - Social Media MarketingBEP CompanySee postingOpen Until Filled
Intern - STEMPathway to Science: STEM programsSee internship postingOpen Until Filled
Interns - Zoos and AquariumsAssociation of Zoos and AquariumsUndergraduate and Graduate StudentsSee website link
Intern - UAS Research AssistantUniversity Of Alaska SoutheastSee internship postingMay 30, 2019
Intern - Visiting Faculty Program STEM ResearchUS Department of Energy Office of ScienceOpen to Faculty Members OnlyJanuary 10, 2019
Intern - Visitor Service, Outreach, and EducationStudent Conservation Association (SCA)See internship postingOpen Until Filled
Intern - WriterThe Borgen ProjectMust be available Mondays at 5:00 PM PSTOpen Until Filled
Plant Community Ecology InternshipCedar Creek Ecosystem Science ReserveSee position linkFebruary 25, 2019
Position for InternUAS Research & Creative ActivitySee postingOpen Until Filled
Post-graduate FellowshipsAlaska Fellows ProgramRecent graduates - bachelor degreeOpen until filled
Ramapo for Children Summer Camp CounselorRamapo for ChildrenSee position linkTBD
Summer Research Program InternshipUniversity of Nebraska-LincolnSee position linksMarch 1, 2019 with initial review on February 1, 2019

What is an Internship?

An internship is a planned, “real world” learning experience that provides an opportunity to gain practical, on-the-job training in a field of interest to you. It serves as a bridge between the classroom and the world of work, allowing you to apply what you have learned in school to real-life work experiences. 

Internships are usually short-term, structured and supervised. Because of the emphasis on learning rather than money, internships are often coordinated to provide academic credit. They can, however, offer a stipend or an hourly wage only, or a combination of academic credit and pay. To coordinate an internship for academic credit you will need to visit with a faculty advisor from your department, as each department has its own specific qualification requirements. For more general information, you are encouraged to review the UAS internship guidelines and policies (264Kb).

What are the Benefits?

  • Extremely valuable, practical experience
  • Individualized instruction on-the-job
  • Ability to apply classroom theories in the real world
  • Personal contacts with people working in your career field
  • Better preparation for post-graduation employment
  • Excellent resume builder

How do I Choose an Internship?

Identifying and selecting an internship requires significant thought and self-assessment. Here are some things to keep in mind:

  • Decide the type of organization in which you would like to work
  • Evaluate the necessity of monetary compensation
  • Select a geographical area in which to work

If this sounds a bit overwhelming, don’t worry! Career Services is available to assist you.

For a listing of internships that are currently available to UAS students, click on the Internships tab.

 
 

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