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Corporate/Non-Profit Profiles

Internships in various fields have been put here since some corporations offer business internships as well. Some non-profit organizations are here as well. You will have to visit the websites of organizations you are interested in to see if they are hiring. Check for listings during winter break or earlier as opportunities are competitive and fill quickly.

Check out the following websites for more on NGOs or internships not in the USA:


Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Location: Various/ Fields: Biology, Computer Science, Business

Founded in 1812, the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is America's oldest natural history museum and a world leader in biodiversity and environmental research. Volunteer Internships provide qualified college students and adults with professional skills in various areas of museum operations and education.

Air Products

Location: Various/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Business

Air Products touches the lives of consumers around the globe in positive ways every day. With over 20,000 employees and operations in more than 50 countries, we serve customers across a wide range of industries from food and beverage, health and personal care to energy, transportation and semiconductors. We supply a unique portfolio of atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment and services.

Alcatel Lucent

Location: Various/ Fields: Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business

A career at Alcatel-Lucent is your opportunity to help shape the future of communications. To add your skills to a globe-spanning team that’s dynamic, diverse and committed to innovation. To be part of a company that’s recognized the world over for delivering technologies that transform the way we live, work, play and interact.


Location: Various/ Fields: Chemistry, Computer Science, Business

Alcoa is the world’s leading producer of primary aluminum and fabricated aluminum, as well as the world’s largest miner of bauxite and refiner of alumina. First and foremost, an internship at Alcoa offers an opportunity to roll up your sleeves and get involved in a results-oriented and performance-driven environment. We give you real work, challenging you to test your classroom knowledge in a real business environment.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Location: Washington DC/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, Economics, Political Science, Computer Science, Business

The American Association for the Advancement of Science, "Triple A-S" (AAAS), is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association. In addition to organizing membership activities, AAAS publishes the journal Science, as well as many scientific newsletters, books and reports, and spearheads programs that raise the bar of understanding for science worldwide.

Applied Materials

Location: Various/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business

As an intern for Applied Materials, you’ll work for the global leader in nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry and meet some of the most innovative professionals in the industry. You’ll establish valuable business contacts, obtain the information you need to evaluate your career path, and get a solid understanding of what a career in this field can mean.

Ash Grove Cement Company

Location: Various/ Fields: Chemistry

Ash Grove offers a setting where collegians can discover the rewards of working in the cement industry. Career development takes place through programs in manufacturing and sales. These programs provide a well-rounded introduction to cement manufacturing and marketing while developing skills in leadership, technical understanding, and creative problem solving.

AT&T Lab Research

Location: Various/ Fields: Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business

AT&T Labs Research is dedicated to advancing the science and technology of communications and information to create innovative services founded on these advancements.

Bio-Rad Laboratories

Location: Various/ Fields: Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Business

Bio-Rad Laboratories continues to play a leading role in the advancement of scientific discovery by offering a broad range of innovative tools and services to the life science research and clinical diagnostics markets. We offer paid internships in finance, human resources, marketing, information technology, engineering, biochemistry, microbiology, quality control and assurance, environmental health and safety, and research and development.

Bridgestone Research

Location: Akron, Ohio/ Fields: Chemistry

Bridgestone Americas Center for Research and Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of the world's largest tire and rubber company, offers internships. The intern duties include partial involvement in the setup and operation of laboratory equipment, preparation of samples for testing and analysis, rubber compound preparation, materials characterization, and adhesion studies.


Location: Various/ Fields: Chemistry, Business

Our paid internships help students sharpen their critical-thinking and project-management skills—in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and technology-driven environment. Interns solve real-world problems for chemical suppliers and customers, while surrounded by a fun, collaborative, passionate team.


Location: Various/ Fields:Chemistry, Computer Science, Business

Your career at CH2M HILL will allow you to showcase your education while working on exciting projects and interacting with the highest calibre of employees at all levels including other new professionals just like you. We are excited to offer you a true career experience as you become an important part of our quest to improve the world one project at a time.

Franklin Institute

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Business

The Franklin Institute is a vibrant organization that  offers new and exciting access to science and technology. The Franklin Institute Internship Program allows students to fulfill school-sponsored internships through volunteering. Interns work in almost every area of the Institute, working alongside staff and completing projects independently.


Location: Various/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Business

GSK offers internship opportunities during the summer to students that are currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate level degree program. We focus on identifying high-quality, challenging rotations and recruiting the very best candidates to fill these positions. This will allow us to fully evaluate students and identify any suitable entry-level positions available within the business.

Global Foundries

Location: Various/ Fields: Physics, Computer Science, Business

Global Foundries provides leading edge global semiconductor manufacturing services to high tech customers around the world. As our company grows, we will continue to recruit new college graduates for a variety of roles beyond engineering that includes, finance, human resources, marketing and sales.

Hoffmann-La Roche

Location: Various/ Fields: Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Business

As a research-focused healthcare company, Roche discovers, develops and provides innovative diagnostic and therapeutic products and services that deliver significant benefits to patients and healthcare professionals – from early detection and prevention of diseases to diagnosis, treatment and treatment monitoring.

Johnson Controls

Location: Various/ Fields: Computer Science, Business

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 168,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles.

Lattice Semiconductor

Location: Various/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Business

If you are a current student or recent college graduate, we invite you to explore a promising future with us. Whether you're looking to gain practical work experience while still in school or ready to make the leap from college to career, you'll work with the best and brightest innovators in the semiconductor industry.

Lubrizol Corporation

Location: Various/ Fields: Chemistry, Computer Science, Business

Are you a student who is interested in specialty chemicals and excels at innovating and problem solving? Then Lubrizol wants to work with you. Lubrizol partners with dozens of universities worldwide to provide student learning opportunities that benefit both the student and our company. Participate and you’ll align yourself with one of the world’s premier specialty chemical companies.


Location: Various/ Fields: Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business

Merck is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer health products, as well as animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company - one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

Location: Portland, Oregon/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is a scientific, educational, and cultural resource center dedicated to improving the public's understanding of science and technology. We offer an exceptional and unique experience at a world-class science center, with project based internships. Our goal is to provide you with opportunities to form a well-rounded, professional experience.

Palo Alto Research Center

Location: Palo Alto, California/ Fields: Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business

As one of the most prolific innovation centers in the world, PARC offers an exceptional internship experience. Considered valuable members of our community, interns are fully integrated into the daily activities of PARC's highly collaborative, multidisciplinary culture. Since its inception, PARC has pioneered many technology platforms – from the Ethernet and laser printing to the GUI and ubiquitous computing – and has enabled the creation of many industries. PARC continues the physical, computer, and social sciences research that enables breakthroughs for our clients' businesses.


Location: Various/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Business

Pfizer's Summer Student Worker Program (SWP) is jointly managed by Pfizer and Atrium Staffing. The SWP provides short-term student work to support Pfizer's business needs during the summer months. The program seeks to add value to the business through staff augmentation to accomplish departmental goals while offering practical and valuable business experience to the student participant. Students are hired as contractors for the summer.

Procter & Gamble

Location: Various/ Fields: Chemistry, Computer Science, Business

Driven by passionate people and a common purpose, P&G brings beloved brands to consumers around the world—including our 50 Leadership Brands that are among the world’s most well known household names.

RTI International

Location: Various/ Fields: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Business

An extension of the Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, RTI provides students with internships in the sciences.

Southwest Research Institute

Location: San Antonio, Texas/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Business

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is one of the oldest and largest independent, nonprofit, applied research and development (R&D) organizations in the United States. Founded in 1947, SwRI provides contract research and development services to industrial and government clients in the United States and abroad. SwRI offers multidisciplinary, problem-solving services in a variety of areas in engineering and the physical sciences.

SRI International

Location: Various/ Fields: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Business

SRI International is an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit research institute conducting client-sponsored research and development for government, industry, foundations, and other organizations. SRI works on some of the world's most important problems. Through collaboration with clients and partners, our R&D delivers breakthrough solutions. We provide basic and applied research, technology development, system deployment, and product delivery.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Location: Various/ Fields: Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Business

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that aims to discover, develop and commercialize innovative new medicines so people with serious diseases can lead better lives. At Vertex, learning by doing is what we’re all about. As an intern with us, you will have the opportunity to learn about the pharmaceutical industry from a hands-on perspective. You will learn from some of the brightest people in the industry, while working on projects geared toward helping you obtain real life experience.


Location: Various/ Fields: Computer Science, Business

3M is a global innovation company that never stops inventing. Over the years, our innovations have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. We have made driving at night easier, made buildings safer, and made consumer electronics lighter, less energy-intensive and less harmful to the environment.



Location: Various/ Fields: Computer Science, Business

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 261,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Accenture offers paid summer internships in various locations around the United States. The majority of our intern roles are within our consulting business, supporting Systems Integration & Technology and Management Consulting. Interns participate in a variety of roles, including those of an actual full-time consultant.


Location: Various/ Fields: Economics,  Computer Science, Business, Mathematics

Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries have nearly 57,000 professionals with a single focus: serving our clients and helping them solve their toughest problems. We work in four key business areas — audit, financial advisory, tax and consulting — but our real strength comes from combining the talents of those groups to address clients’ needs.

Fidelity Investments

Location: Various/ Fields: Computer Science, Business

Fidelity Investments has a rich and proud history. From our roots as a small mutual fund company, Fidelity has grown to become a leading provider of a wide range of services, including investment management, retirement planning, brokerage, and human resources and benefits outsourcing services.

McGraw Hill Financial Inc.

Location: Various/ Fields: Economics,  Computer Science, Business, Mathematics

There won’t be any fake work assignments at MHFI. From day one you will be fully immersed in a business area that will rely on you as a productive member of the team. You will receive challenging projects, with a manager overseeing your work. You will receive ongoing feedback as well as a formal evaluation at mid-summer and at the end of your internship.

National Economic Research Associates

Location: Various/ Fields: Economics,  Computer Science, Business, Mathematics

We offer limited summer internship positions to undergraduates working toward a BA or BS with exceptional analytic skills, strong academic records, and coursework and/or experience in economics, statistics, finance, and accounting. During the 10-week program, you will gain experience in research and project work in one or more of our Practice Areas.

Travelers Indemnity Company

Location: Various/ Fields: Economics,  Computer Science, Business, Mathematics

In an uncertain world, Travelers is an insurance leader, committed to keeping pace with the ever-changing needs of our customers, and anticipating their needs for the future. There is no stronger testament to our dedication to protecting customers from loss than our continued innovation and ability to transform our industry.

NGO/Social Work/Education

Audubon Society of Portland

Location: Portland, OR/ Fields: Biology

The Audubon Society of Portland promotes the understanding, enjoyment, and protection of native birds, other wildlife and their habitats.

Eugene Bell Foundation

Location: Washington DC/ Fields: Art, Economics, Political Science, Computer Science, Business

With generous support from our donors, Eugene Bell Foundation will lead the struggle to permanently ending unnecessary deaths from Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in North Korea.

Global Rights

Location: Washington DC/ Fields: Economics, Political Science, Computer Science, Business

Founded in 1978, Global Rights is a human rights organization working in partnership with local activists in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to build grass roots movements that promote and protect the rights of populations marginalized because of gender, ethnicity, race, socio-economic status, gender identity or disability.

Global Witness

Location: Various/ Fields: Political Science, Computer Science, Business

Rather than using their wealth wisely as a building block for development, countries rich in natural-resources, such as oil, gas, timber or minerals, frequently end up blighted by inequality and bad governance. Global Witness investigates and campaigns to prevent natural resource related conflict and corruption, and associated environmental and human rights abuses.

Human Rights in China

Location: Various/ Fields: Political Science, Computer Science, Business

Human Rights in China (HRIC) is a leading international Chinese human rights NGO with offices in New York, and Hong Kong. HRIC's internships offer direct and in-depth exposure to the workings of an international human rights organization, domestic and international advocacy work, and participation in HRIC's projects, research and briefings. Interns are an integral part of the culture and work of our organization.

Human Rights Watch

Location: Various/ Fields: Political Science, Computer Science, Business

Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, we give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes. Our rigorous, objective investigations and strategic, targeted advocacy build intense pressure for action and raise the cost of human rights abuse.

Institute for Cultural Diplomacy

Location: Berlin, Germany/ Fields: Economics, Political Science, Computer Science, Business

Founded in 1999, the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy is an international, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization with headquarters in Berlin, Germany. The ICD´s ultimate goal is to promote global peace and stability by strengthening and supporting intercultural relations at all levels.

International Center for Transitional Justice

Location: Various/ Fields: Political Science, Computer Science, Business

ICTJ works to help societies in transition address legacies of massive human rights violations and build civic trust in state institutions as protectors of human rights. For the Summer term, the Research Unit is seeking interns to assist with our current projects, specifically, an intern with an interest in post-conflict state building in contexts of state fragility, and an intern with a background in education, conflict, and human rights.

International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect

Location: New York City, New York/ Fields: Political Science

At the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect (ICRtoP), we believe that a global network of organizations dedicated to the prevention of mass atrocities is essential to ensuring that states uphold this historic commitment to protect populations.

Liberty in North Korea

Location: Various/ Fields: Art, Economics, Political Science, Computer Science, Business

Liberty in North Korea is a global movement standing with the North Korean PEOPLE as they face one of the biggest challenges confronting humanity today.

Middle East Institute

Location: Washington DC/ Fields: Anthropology, Art, Economics, Political Science, Computer Science, Business

Founded in 1946, the Middle East Institute is the oldest Washington-based institution dedicated solely to the study of the Middle East. MEI has earned a reputation as an unbiased source of information and analysis on this critical region of the world, a reputation it has meticulously safeguarded since its creation. Today, MEI remains a respected, non-partisan voice in the field of Middle East studies.

National Democratic Institute

Location: Various/ Fields: Political Science, Computer Science, Business

NDI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization that has supported democratic institutions and practices in every region of the world for more than two decades. Since its founding in 1983, NDI and its local partners have worked to establish and strengthen political and civic organizations, safeguard elections, and promote citizen participation, openness and accountability in government.

Transparency International

Location: Berlin, Germany/ Fields: Political Science, Computer Science, Business

In 1993, a few individuals decided to take a stance against corruption and created Transparency International. Now present in more than 100 countries, the movement works relentlessly to stir the world’s collective conscience and bring about change.


Portland Art Museum

Location: Portland, Oregon/ Fields: Art, History, Computer Science, Business

The mission of the Portland Art Museum is to engage the public with art and film of enduring quality, to facilitate dialogue with diverse audiences, and to collect, preserve, and educate for the enrichment of present and future generations. In support of its mission, the Portland Art Museum offers internships that provide unique opportunities for professional growth and development within a Museum setting.

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Dana Lawson
Assistant Dean of Students for International Student Services

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