Local Internship Opportunities 

USA Jobs

The Federal government has great job opportunities for students and recent graduates. Search the USA JOBS website for more information. NOTE: To apply you must be a US citizen. Windows for these applications open and close very quickly, so check back here regularly. If you need help navigating the website of using the search function, please come and visit Yvonne Telep in Room 11! 

HACU National Internship Program

HACU offers paid internships for all majors in a variety of major US cities. Whether you're seeking an internship with the federal government of the corporate sector, the Hispanic Associations of Colleges and Universities can provide you the opportunity to graduate with career experience. To be eligible, you must be an undergraduate students who has completed freshman year, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and be authorized to work in the US. More Information can be found here, or visit Yvonne Telep in Career Services or Room 11.


Unbound is looking for an intern this fall in order to assist the media relations and community outreach team with the following:

The opportunity is open to a college student with interest in communications, international studies, public relations, marketing and/or journalism. Spanish language skills are highly desirable.  Available to work 15 hours per week. $12/hr See the Internship board or Yvonne Telep for more details. 

Interested applicants should send their resume to Diamond Dixon at Diamond@unbound.org

KC Chamber of Commerce 

The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce seeks students most semesters to fill five different internship positions ranging from community development, small business, public policy to marketing and research for the international arm of KC Chamber – the World Trade Center KC. Summer applications have closed, but detailed descriptions for fall opportunities and online applications iand deadline information can be found here.


These subsidized year of service positions usually include an Academic Grant at the end of the term and can be a great way to gain experience and help your community. WYCOKCK has several openings in the area of public health and community improvement. Check out the listings here


CHWC (Community Housing of Wyandotte County)  

CHWC is pleased to offer credit-worthy, unpaid internships that are mutually beneficial to the organization and you. We will comply with all school requirements for documentation of learning and time spent so credits earned may be allocated. Click here or email Leslie Scott for more informaiton.