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Qualifications required:

  • Currently enrolled as a student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Working on an undergraduate degree in social work, gerontology, liberal arts, journalism, communications, or political science (will consider all degrees and work-related experience)
  • Able to work business hours (Part time 10 hours or more weekly)
  • Experience using social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and online search tools
AARP WV Intern position is a paid position ($13.50/hr).
This internship position is paid

For more information, contact Dr. Azam Bejou at or (304) 204-4025.

Altria Group Finance Department Intern

General requirements:

  • Rising Senior preferred 
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Enrolled in a four year college/university degree program
  • 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Working towards a degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 15 hours of major coursework completed
This internship position is paid

Altria Group IT/IS Department Intern

General requirements:

  • Rising Senior preferred
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Enrolled in a four-year college/university degree program
  • 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Majors: Management Information Systems, Computer Science, IT majors, Business majors
This internship position is paid

Altria Group Sales Area Intern

General requirements:

  • Rising Senior preferred
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Enrolled in a four year college/university degree program
  • 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Any major
This internship position is paid
This internship is paid. 

Dr. James A Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Fellowship

This Fellowship program is:

  • A 9-week summer program
  • For students currently enrolled in a medical, dental, pharmacy, veterinary, or public health graduate program

Program benefits:

  • $4,000 stipend is provided for all participants.
  • Housing and round-trip travel are also available for out-of-state participants.
  • Sponsorship to attend a national scientific meeting following abstract submission.
  • Sponsored membership in the American Public Health Association (APHA)


This internship is:

  • a 10-week summer program
  • for undergraduates in their junior and senior year
    recent baccalaureate degree students

Public heath experiences offered to scholars are:

  1. Clinical/Community
  2. Community Engagement and Advocacy
  3. Research

A $3,500 stipend is provided to all program participants. Housing and round-trip travel is available for out-of-state participants.

Public Health Leadership and Learning Undergraduate Student Success (PLLUSS) Program

This program is:

  • A 8-week summer and part-time academic year public health leadership and research program
  • For Undergraduate Sophomore and Junior students
  • For students majoring and minoring in public health with at least a 3.0 GPA
Housing and round-trip travel expenses for out-of-state students are available. Student stipend is $5,140 per year.
Students who are working toward their communications or business majors should apply.

Tasks include:

  • Setting up Facebook page
  • Setting up Twitter account
  • Marketing
Internship position is paid ($9/hr).

CIA Finance Resource Officer


  • Must be in a 4-5 year college program
  • Majoring in business or business related fields: accounting, finance, business administration, economics, management
  • Working towards completing a minimum of 3 accounting courses with B or better
  • U.S. Citizen
This internship position is paid.

CIA Undergraduate Internship Programs - Analysis

  • Looking for a variety of majors, including:

    • International Affairs
    • Area Studies
    • Economics
    • Geography
    • Physical Sciences
    • Engineering
This internship position is paid

CIA Undergraduate Internship Program 
National Clandestine Service


  • 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Full time undergraduate student
  • Enrollment in a 4 year academic institution with at least one semester completed by the time of application

Application requirements:

  • Cover letter describing why student is interested in an NCS career 
  • College transcript
This internship position is paid


  • College junior or senior
This internship position is paid

CNN Christian Amanpour

Skills needed:

  • Self-motivated
  • Able to multi-task
  • Good attitude
  • Able to work in fast paced, high volume environment
This internship position is paid

CNN Crossfire Intern


  • Seeking a career in broadcast journalism
  • Good attitude
  • Able to multitask
  • Work in an environment with short deadlines and quick turnaround
This internship position is paid

CNN Investigation Unit (Anderson Cooper) Interns


  • Seeking a career in long-form or investigative reporting, broadcast journalism
  • Self-motivated, can work in a team environment, multi-task well, and good attitude
  • Able to  function well in an environment with short deadlines and quick turnaround projects
This internship position is paid

CNN Medical Unit Intern (Sanjay Gupta)
Cable/Broadcast Television Networks


  • Junior or senior in college
  • Interested in medical news
  • Outstanding research skills
  • Ability to take direction and work independently
  • Awareness of how television news is written

Interns are paid minimum wage.
Location: Atlanta, GA

CNN State of the Union Intern (Candy Crowley)
Cable/Broadcast Television Networks


  • Broadcast Journalism, Communications, or Political Science major 
    Involvement in student media
  • Strong and evolving current events knowledge
  • Deep interest in U.S. Politics
  • Knowledge of CNN news platform

Candidates should be:

  • Self-motivated
  • Detail oriented multi-taskers
Interns work Saturday and Sundays. Also, interns are paid minimum wage.

CNN Summer Intern


  • Completed their sophomore year in college prior to the start of the internship
  • May not have graduated college or graduate school prior to the start of the internship
Interns are paid minimum wage.

CNN The Lead Intern

This internship position is paid


  • Junior or Senior College Student
This internship position is paid

Dow: Commercial

Skills required:

  • Knowledge of various roles, responsibilities, and capabilities for effectiveness in sales
  • Understanding of concepts, techniques, and tools for effectiveness in sales
This internship position is paid

Dow: Customer Service

This internship position is paid

Dow: Finance

This internship position is paid

Dow: Human Resources


  • Accounting students who have one final year remaining in their degree program
    MBA students with a business related concentration, as Finance or Economics

This internship position is paid

Dow: Information Research

This internship position is paid

Dow: Manufacturing & Engineering

This internship position is paid

Dow: Marketing


  • Must be a Marketing major
This internship position is paid

Dow: Public Affairs

This internship position is paid

Dow: Supply Chain

Students must be majoring in:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Management
  • Engineering
This internship position is paid
This internship is paid. 


  • Junior or Senior
  • Accounting major
This internship position is paid

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Sales Management Trainee Internship Program

Qualifications/Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a rising Junior or Senior enrolled full time in a bachelor's degree program 
  • Must have 6 months of sales, customer service, marketing, or management experience
  • Must have a valid driver's license 
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 20 hours per week
This internship position is paid

Ernst & Young Assurance - External Audit

To qualify, candidates must be or have:

  • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting and/or an undergraduate or graduate degree with sufficient coursework to achieve CPA certification upon passing the examination
  • Actively preparing to pass the CPA examination
  • A strong academic record, including, without limitation, course work that EY deems relevant to this position
  • Flexible and willing to travel as well as work in excess of standard hours when necessary
  • A valid driver's license
  • Proficient in the English language
  • Proficient with MS Office, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, and Lotus Notes

This internship position is paid.

Ernst & Young LLP Internship

This internship is best for Accounting students. This internship position is paid
FBI employees are responsible for protecting and defending the United States against terrorists and spies; upholding and enforcing the criminal laws of the United States; and providing leadership and criminal justice services to our international, federal, state, and local partners. If these missions appeal to you, then you should consider joining the FBI team.

The FBI recruits at all levels (undergraduate, graduate, experienced professionals) and hires individuals with a wide variety of educational and professional backgrounds. In addition to our current job postings for full-time professionals, we offer paid Honors Internship Program as well as a non-paid Volunteer Internship Program. 

Other student internship opportunities include the Laboratory Division's Visiting Science Program. Students with backgrounds in science, engineering, or technology disciplines are invited to apply. 

The FBI often participates in career fairs and other recruiting events where interested candidates have a chance to meet an FBI employee and learn more about job opportunities at the FBI. 

Program Overview

The FBI's Cyber Internship Program is a great first step to a cyber career. The program offers undergraduate (Junior or Senior), graduate or post-doctorate students throughout the nation, an opportunity to assist in preventing and investigating the most sophisticated computer threats around the globe. Cyber interns will have the opportunity to assist experts in the collecting and analyzing of information pertinent to computer intrusion investigations, assisting in the computer forensic laboratory, incident handling, and assisting with software assurance.
The FBI's Cyber Internship Program allows students to work at select FBI Field Office locations and at Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Participants who come on-board during the summer months will spend at least 10 weeks working side-by-side with other FBI professional staff employees and FBI special agents. After completing the summer internship, opportunities are also available throughout the school year at selected offices. Travel cost from the office selected will be on the sole responsibility of the student.
The majority of interns will be assigned to field offices, and others will be assigned to FBI Headquarters in Washington, DC, the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia; or other off-sites.

Pay & Work Schedule
  • Students are paid a salary commensurate with their education level
  • Students will receive annual leave, sick leave, and paid federal holidays
  • Students must be willing to participate for a term of at least 10 weeks or longer, 40 hours per week (during the summer only.)
  • Continuance during the school year for a minimum of 16 hours per month requires a satisfactory rating from supervisor at the end of the 10 week summer program and space available with the Headquarters Division, Field Office, or resident agency.
  • All travel costs will be sole responsibility of the student.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be enrolled and attending a, college, or university, full-time, that is accredited by one of the regional or national institutional associations recognized by the United States Secretary Education
  • Must be an Undergraduate (Junior or Senior), Graduate, or Post-Doctorate Student at the time of hire. (A participant cannot be graduating before the program begins.)
  • Must have and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) for a college student of 3.0 GPA or above on a 4.0 GPA scale, and be in good academic standing.
  • Must meet FBI employment suitability standards, including policies regarding current and prior usage of illegal drugs, and must be able to pass a comprehensive background check, polygraph test, drug test, and personnel security interview (PSI) to obtain a Top-Secret clearance.
  • For students transferring from a 2-year institution to a 4-year institution:
  • Submit a copy of your acceptance letter which states that you are enrolled and will be attending full-time
  • Must submit all requested documentation by the appropriate deadlines

Educational Disciplines
Cyber Internship Program will only be considering candidates, who are pursuing a degree in one or more of the following areas:
Applied & Computational Mathematics, Computer & Digital Investigations, Computer & Information Security, Computer Forensics and/or Digital Investigations, Computer Information Systems, Computer Information Technology Education, Computer Security, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, Database Development, Digital Investigations Management, Electrical Engineering, Enterprise Computing, Information Assurance and Security, Information Science, Information Management, Information Security, Information Technology Management, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, Network and Telecommunications Management, Networking, Programming, Software Engineering, Web Development.

Selection Process
The FBI's Cyber Internship Program is highly competitive. As part of the selection process, FBI representatives from each field office will arrange interviews with the most competitive candidates. Each field office will then nominate a designated number of candidates to the Headquarters Internship Team. Selections are based on academic achievement, area of study, life/work experiences, and the needs of the FBI. Students must be classified by their educational institution with the appropriate classification to be hired for this program.
Final decisions will be made by February. Selected candidates will receive a conditional job offer soon thereafter. The initial offer is conditional because candidates selected must undergo and pass an extensive FBI Background Investigation and receive an FBI Top Secret clearance to be eligible to participate in the program.

Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM), Consortium

This internship will let you:

  • Learn how data gathered from households and economic is used to track and identify trends
  • Work on key indicators of unemployment, crime, consumer prices, population migration and growth, agricultural production, educational performance of young people, transportation trends, and/or more
Fellows are paid and will receive $4,500-$5,000 for the 10 weeks. Dormitory-style housing will be provided.

Joint Program in Survey Methodology Junior Fellows


  • 3.5/4.0 or higher GPA
  • US Citizen
  • Rising college junior or senior in the 2016/2017 school year 
Each Junior Fellow will be paid between $11.25 - $12.50 per hour ($4,500 - $5,000 for 10 weeks). Housing is also provided as part of the fellowship. 

Program Information

Program Outline: The Frasure-Singleton Internship is one week program which provides mostly sophomores and juniors, with at least one political science course, an opportunity to shadow a Legislative Member for one week. Each college/university is allocated a number of slots (there are fifty slots in all). 

Application Deadline: Applications due November 2, 2015.

Credit: 1 Hour

Stipend: Meals and lodging is included.

Tuitions & Fees: N/A
Summer Internship:

This internship is paid. 

The following majors:

  • Engineering
  • Technical
  • Business and related
This internship position is paid.

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC)
Legislative Interns

Students should possess:

  • Strong writing skills
  • An interest or desire to observe and learn the legislative process
  • Political Science major or a student who has some background or interest in state government
HEPC Legislative Interns are paid ($10.00 per hour) for a 37 1/2 hour work week.
This internship is paid. 

Morgan Stanley Client Service Associate


  • High school diploma required.
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Strong desire to gain further understanding of global wealth management business.
Client Service Associate perform daily operations, client service, Financial Advisor support, and more. This internship position is paid.

Morgan Stanley Consulting Group Analyst


  • High school diploma required. 
  • At least 18 years of age
The Consulting Group (CG) Analyst participates in overall business development of clientèle by developing customized Financial Plans/Asset Allocation proposals, designed tailored reporting for new and existing clients, and creating and executing marketing strategies to attract new clients.This internship position is paid.

Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor


  • High school diploma required
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Strong desire to gain further understanding of global wealth management business
Financial Advisors are provided extensive training to help them build their own business, which includes attracting and servicing relationships with their clients. This internship position is paid.


Paid Summer/Fall Internship, Fellowship, Scholarship - The Office of Education (OE) at NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC)

This internship position is paid.

Lewis' Educational and Research Collaborative Internship Project (LERCIP)

This internship position is paid.

NASA OSSI Online Internship/Career Week

This internship position is paid.

National Institute of Standards and Technology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program

This internship is paid.

Offices of Insurance Commissioner 
Intern - Financial Accounting


  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior
  • Accounting student
Internship position is paid ($15/hr).

Offices of Insurance Commissioner 
Intern - Financial Conditions


  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior
  • Accounting student
Internship position is paid ($15/hr).
Senator Manchin offers internship opportunities in both his D.C. and state offices. The internship program is designed to create a unique opportunity to enrich your academic experience with direct participation in the legislative process and public service.
Program Outline: Washington interns will have the chance to observe the operations of the U.S. Senate, as well as how the Senate interacts with the House of Representatives and the Executive Branch of the federal government. In addition to attending committee hearings, tracking legislation, and attending events in and around Washington D.C., interns should have reasonable expectations for mail room duties, administrative support and front office/reception experience.
The state office interns will gain another perspective - how elected officials can help constituents resolve problems with the federal government and how legislative activities connect with priorities and concerns at home. Students will have the opportunity to attend meetings, track legislation, assist in answering constituents’ requests, and facilitate in writing letters of support in addition to providing clerical support to our staff.
Qualifications: Interested students with a solid academic record, involvement within their school and/or community and eagerness to learn more about our federal government are encouraged to apply. The program is geared toward those who have completed at least a year of college. Successful applications will have strong writing and research skills, adaptability to a fast-paced environment and enthusiasm. It will be additionally helpful if students are familiar with computers, have good office manners and enjoy helping fellow West Virginians
Application Deadlines: August 1 for fall semester, November 1 for spring semester and April 1 for the summer.
Stipend: All internships are unpaid.

Program Information

The Senator Capito's Washington D.C. and Charleston offices provide a number of internship opportunities for students seeking to learn about their federal government.

Program Outline: The internship program give students an opportunity to observe and participate in the workings of the United States Senate. The internship offers opportunities to assist staff in the areas of legislative research, press, administrative support, and constituent service activities.

Requirements: Completed at least one semester of undergraduate coursework

Application: Contact the WVSU Academic Internship Program office for more information on the application process and deadlines.

Service Wire Company Engineering Intern


  • College student that has achieved a minimum Junior level status in engineering or engineering technologies
  • Strong computer and Microsoft Office skills to include Excel
  • Proven organizational ability
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Personal protective equipment is required
  • Continous participation in company safety training and certification
The internship position is paid ($10-12/hr).

Service Wire Company Marketing Intern

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Must be Junior or Senior in Business program or related field
  • Minimum 1 year business or marketing experience
  • Position requires a high degree of professionalism and demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects in a fast paced environment
Internship position is paid ($10-12/hr).
Somerville & Company is a Public Accounting firm. 

Interns/students should be an Accounting major.

This internship position is paid.

Securities and Exchange Commission Pathways Resident Intern 


  • Bright, innovative students in a degree seeking program (diploma, certificate)
  • In an accredited institution on a full or half time basis
Location: NY

This internship position is paid.

The Securities and Exchange Commission's Students Honor Program

A semester program for college undergraduate students, graduate students, and law students to be acquainted with the regulation of the securities market. 

This internship position is paid.


  • Accounting
  • Taxes
  • Payroll
This internship position is paid.
This internship is paid. 

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development


  • Currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment at a qualifying educational institution
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Enrolled at least half-time at a qualifying educational institution
Position is paid.

U.S. Department of Transportation

This position is paid.

U.S. Department of State's Franklin Fellows Program

Interested in applicants with expertise in:

  • Macroeconomics
  • Small business growth and management
  • Regional trade and investment
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Economic sanctions policy
  • Banking and international finance
  • Energy
  • Environment and climate
  • Internet governance
  • Science and technology
This internship position is paid.

U.S. House of Representations

Application requirements:

  • Essays
  • Current resumes
  • Interviews
  • Application 
  • Letter of references
This internship position is paid.

U.S. House of Representatives - Judiciary

Application requirements:

  • Applications
  • Current resume
  • List of references
  • Letter of introduction
    • Why are you interested in an internship with the Committee?
    • Your dates and hours of availability
    • Explain political views specifically on issues falling under the Committee's jurisdiction
This internship position is paid.


  • Junior, preferably Senior at the time of the internship
  • 2.75 or higher GPA
A step by step Community Management Internship Program equips the students to become a Walgreens Store Manager. This internship position is paid.
The Walter Rollins Scholars Program selects up to two graduate students to serve as legislative interns. Rollins Scholars study and work with those officials of the Senate and House of Delegates in the highest positions of leadership.

Program Outline: Throughout their placement in these leader's offices, Rollins Scholars participate in the development of legislation affecting West Virginia's citizenry, conduct independent research within or about the legislative process and assist leaders with decision-making preparations during the legislative session.

Qualifications: The Robert W. Burk, Jr. Student Intern Program selects up to four graduate students each year for placement in the offices of committee chairpersons and other leaders in the Senate and House of Delegates. Burk Interns observe the making of public policy, analyze policy considerations, conduct research pertinent to the issues of the session, study how legislative structure bears upon the manner in which decisions are made and gain insight into the inner workings of the political process.

Application Deadlines: Applications are due November 2, 2015.

Credit: Upon successful completion of either of the legislative internship programs, each graduate student will receive at least six (6) credit hours toward his or her degree. 
Rollins Scholars and Burk Interns are prohibited from enrolling in any additional classes during the semester of the internship unless the classes do not interfere with the successful completion of the internship in any way. (For example, while independent study courses, reading courses, and courses of that nature are allowed, attendance at classes that meet even as infrequently as one evening per week is prohibited due to the scheduling flexibility required of interns during the legislative session).

Stipend: $1,400 per month ($5,600 total)

Tuition & Fees: Payment of tuition and fees for the academic term is the responsibility of the student. (Please note: In past years, some colleges and universities have made tuition waivers available to certain academic interns. For more information about the possibility of obtaining a tuition waiver, please contact your graduate dean.)
This internship position is paid. 
This internship position is paid. 

West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Intern

The internship position is paid and has a starting hourly rate of $10 per hour. Maximum working hours is 1000 hours in a calendar year.

West Virginia Department of Highways Highway Engineer Trainee position


  • College senior (who will graduate in the Spring)
  • Majoring in Civil Engineering and/or Civil Engineering Technology
This internship position is paid.

 Program Information

The Internship
The Governor’s Internship Program (GIP) assists college students in locating meaningful summer employment with West Virginia government agencies, private businesses, and nonprofit organizations.
Ideally, students are placed in internships where they can gain experience relevant to their academic interests while learning under and being supervised by a professional in that field. Internships generally last nine to thirteen weeks and pay at least minimum wage.
An applicant must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • An applicant must be a currently enrolled student at a West Virginia college or university, or a West Virginia resident attending an accredited college or university elsewhere.
  • An applicant must have completed at least one academic year of study at an accredited college or university by July 2015.
  • An applicant must have a cumulative college/university GPA of 3.0 or greater. 
Required Application Materials:
  • A completed application, submitted online.
  • A current copy of college transcript, which does not have to be official.
  • Two letters of recommendation from people who can evaluate the applicant’s suitability for this program.
    (The transcript and letters of recommendation need only be submitted if the applicant is selected for an interview. Please do not mail these documents unless requested.)
Selection Process
The selection of interns is highly competitive. Participating state agencies, private business and organizations are granted access to the database of candidate applications. A candidate's application materials, including transcripts and letters of recommendations, are reviewed by prospective employers, who then interview and ultimately select the summer intern that best suits its needs for the position available. The number of students applying usually exceeds the number of positions available; therefore, not all candidates submitting an application will be interviewed or selected to participate in the program.
Summer Enrichment
Throughout the summer, the Governor’s Internship Program sponsors enrichment events for the interns. Last summer’s events included a reception at the Governor’s Mansion, lunch with the First Lady, a trip to Tamarack, a round table discussion with community leaders, and a luncheon and tour of the new West Virginia State Museum.

Application Deadlines

West Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association Social Media and Internet Marketing

Skills needed:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Understanding of Facebook and Twitter
  • Solid understanding of the internet and social media marketing best practices
  • Fearless attitude towards technology
  • A willingness to learn
This internship position is paid.

WVSU Biology Department

WVSU University Relations

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