Social Work and Human Services Internship Sources
Best BC databases:
- Internships.com and Internship Series Online (choose Internships with Community and Social Service Agencies)
- To identify a large number of social service agencies in the greater Boston area, THEN call to find out if they have internships for undergraduates - BC School of Social Work, Field Placement Application & Agency Listings
Summer camps / teaching / travel:
- http://www.masscamps.com/ provides a very extensive list – IMPORTANT: click on the state link at the top of the page.
- Summer Opportunities for Kids and Teenagers, in the Career Resource Library. It lists hundreds of summer camps, educational programs, travel programs and more, all of which hire college students.
Work with special need students:
- The Directory for Exceptional Children is an excellent resource for identifying programs (most large public libraries will have it).
- http://www.masscamps.com/ includes some special needs camps.
SITES THAT MAY HAVE INTERNSHIPS
BC Post-Graduate Volunteer and Human Services Fair
Held in the fall - page lists all organizations that attended.
A national directory of social change organizations: types of staff openings, available internships, annual budget and funding sources, and the application process
Excellent source of
New Englandsocial work, mental health and nonprofit jobs.
National Science Foundation
Listings for internships in Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research.
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Health care related internship opportunities.
Nonprofit jobs, internships, and extremely extensive information (one of the best sites for nonprofit organizations around).
Job postings in Social Services
Official US gateway to government information.
Community Psychology Net
Comprehensive guide to the field of community psychology, prevention, intervention, and action research.
Social Psychology Network
In these pages, you'll find more than 5,000 links related to psychology.
Psychology-related information for students and teachers of psychology.
Human Services - Spotlight on Careers
Links to the knowledge you need for a career in human services.
Social Activism - Spotlight on Careers
A variety of resources and links concerning nonprofits and volunteering. Produced by Vassar College.
Social Sciences Research - Spotlight on Careers
Information on career research in three social sciences fields.
The New Social Worker's Online Career Center
Scroll down the page for job links.
National Association of Social Workers - JobLink
Search for jobs, post your resume, research employers.
Jobs with nonprofit organizations.
Lesley College employer listings
; Names and addresses of agencies that have submitted job postings to the Massachusetts for social service positions. It is not a list of actual job openings that are available at this time. Lesley College
An excellent searchable directory of Boston-area social service agencies.
IMPORTANT BOSTON COLLEGE SITES FOR INTERNSHIPS
The main database for BC students. This will cover most industry fields in many geographic areas around the country.
Read about internships other BC students have done. Use the information to contact the same employer for your own opportunity.
Internship Series Online
Listings from around the country in 12 specific industries.
SimplyHired is the largest search engine for jobs; browse by title, location, company and industry.