Explore general and industry-specific job and internship resources through the links provided below. We encourage you to start your job and internship search early. Plan on meeting with a Career Services Counselor who can assist you with identifying job and internship opportunities specific to your interests. Note: Passwords may be required for some of the sites listed below.
You should be aware that fraudulent job/internship postings are a real risk on any job/internship search database, including those listed below. Students have been victims of job scams. Please see the attached document for the Fraudulent Job Postings Statement, Warning, and Signs [PDF]. If you have any questions, please contact Career Services.
Recruiting Timelines PDF
Do you ever wonder when organizations recruit for full-time jobs? We’ve included this handout of employer recruiting timelines by industry. It’s important to note that these are typical trends and individual organizations may have their own recruiting timelines.
Handshake is an online career information system. Resources include the ability to make career counseling appointments, access to on-campus, part-, and full-time job and internship listings. Handshake allows for access to On Campus Recruiting (OCR) opportunities and job shadowing opportunities. Additionally, students can view the employers and graduate and professional schools who come to campus as well as those employers who attend Career Fairs.
As a Pitzer Student & Alumni, you now have access to a powerful online and in-person network of diverse alumni, parents/family members, and other members of the broader Pitzer community. Joining and engaging with PitzerConnect can help you build connections with professionals, both local and global.
Use PitzerConnect to
· Look for opportunities to meet with a variety of professionals.
· Meet with professionals once or build a mentoring relationship that can last from a few weeks to many months (or even years!).
· Arrange for job shadowing opportunities.
· Get career-related answers from discussion forums.
· Find resources to help with your career process.
https://www.yoodli.ai/ (make sure to sign up with your @pitzer.edu email).
NEW Interview and Public Speaking Digital Resource: We are excited to share that Pitzer students can now access Yoodli, an AI powered platform to improve your public speaking and interviewing skills without the pressure of an audience (1 minute demo here). Through Yoodli, you can access our Pitzer Career Services team more easily and quickly get asynchronous feedback from career consultants and friends before an upcoming interview or presentation.
AngelList is a job database for tech startups. Especially useful for people looking for tech startups in the Bay Area, or NYC or other tech hubs.
The Claremont Colleges Creative Writing Program Internship/Volunteer Opportunities
The internships and organizations listed on this site are collected and curated by faculty in the Creative Writing program.
This is a free resource for students who are interested in software engineering/cs work.
Community Engagement Opportunities Database
If you are interested in internships, fellowships, volunteer positions, and/or jobs that are related to community engagement please check the above link and click on the “Internships” bar at the bottom of the page. A big thank you to Suzanne Guerrero of the Promise Scholars Program, our program assistants of the CEC, and staff that helped assemble this resource! Thanks for sharing CEC!
GoinGlobal is the market leader in helping job seekers of all nationalities fast track their career explorations both at home and abroad. Created by country experts, GoinGlobal features worldwide job and internship resources for more than 120 locations, including location-specific career guides, key corporate profiles, a proprietary H1B visa search engine and 16 million-plus job and internship postings.
According to their website, “Idealist is all about connecting idealists—people who want to do
good—with opportunities for action and collaboration. With more than 100,000 organizations
and 1.4 million monthly visitors to our English, Spanish (idealistas.org), and French
(idealiste.org) sites, Idealist helps people move from intention to action all over the world.”
Internships-USA (CEI Internships)
Internships-USA lists more than 2800 organizations offering internships for undergraduate college students. They gather their information directly from the employers listed. Internships are then listed in 13 different publications on this site to download for free. Titles include: Advertising Agencies ; Internships for America’s Top Companies; Big Green Internship Book; For the Common Good: Internships with Community and Social Service Agencies; Congressional Internship Book; Human Rights Internships; The History & Museum Internship Book; Internships in International Affairs; Media Internship Book; Resort Internship & Seasonal Employment Guide; The Sports Internship Book; Washington DC Internships in Law & Policy; and the Women’s Rights Internship Book.
Internships.com is the world’s largest internship marketplace bringing students, employers and
higher education institutions together in one centralized location. We specialize in helping
students and young professionals find the right internship to kick start their career.
Los Angeles County Arts Commission
According to their website, “The Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program funds nonprofit
performing, presenting, literary and municipal arts organizations to host college students in paid
internships throughout the summer. The program is a sister program to The Getty Foundation’s
Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program, which provides similar internships in museums
and visual arts organizations.”
Media Internship Database for Summer 2020
This spreadsheet includes information on paid newsroom internships for summer 2020. Sign up for The Lead, a weekly newsletter for student journalists: http://bit.ly/leadstudents
National Science Foundation (NSF) – Research Opportunities for Undergraduates (REU)
According to their website, “NSF funds a large number of research opportunities for
undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. An REU Site consists of a group of ten or
so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Each student is
associated with a specific research project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and
other researchers. Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing
and travel. Undergraduate students supported with NSF funds must be citizens or permanent
residents of the United States or its possessions.”
Professor John J. Pitney Jr.
Professor John J. Pitney Jr. is the Roy P. Crocker Professor of American Politics at Claremont
McKenna College. His website lists internship and job opportunities in Congress; the White
House; International Relations; Economics; History, Arts & Humanities; Science; EEP;
Journalism; Sociology and Social Welfare; Education; Civil Rights, Immigration & Human Rights;
Women & Families; Law & Legal Studies; General Advocacy Groups & Think Tanks; Parties,
Campaigns, & Pollsters; and more.
A database for research opportunities.
Rochester Institute for Technology
This website lists opportunities (Co-op/Internships and Summer Research) in the Life Sciences.
Opportunities listed are in Biomedical Research; Ecology, Animal, & Plant Biology and Marine
Science; Developmental Biology/Genetic Counseling; First-Year Undergraduates; Minority and
Underrepresented Students; Bioinformatics, Genomics & Proteomics; University-Based
Research Positions; Pre-Veterinary medicine Students; Biomedical engineering; high School
Students; Private companies; Neuroscience; Microbiology; Immunology; and International
Student Conservation Association
SCA’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.
SCA internships are posted as they become available, so keep checking back to find the SCA position that is the best fit for you. Summer internships will typically start to be posted around December-January. Positions listed here have not yet filled and positions are taken down from the database once they are filled.
Uniworld Online – Multinational Companies database
Uniworld Online covers multinational companies with headquarters in over 200 countries and 20,000 industries. Find contact information for headquarters, subsidiaries, and branches of multinational firms with offices in the US and abroad.
VAULT – Access “Resources” in Handshake Link below
Vault.com provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work in an industry, company or profession—and how to position yourself to land that job. Vault’s influential company rankings, ratings and reviews are sourced and verified through ongoing directed surveys of active employees and enrolled students. Vault also welcomes current and previous employees and students who were unable to participate in the surveys, to submit reviews on their experiences, salaries, interviews and more. Whether you are just entering the workforce, making a lateral career move or considering a career change, Vault.com is more than just reviews, it provides the intelligence you need for the career you want—search current job openings, research a company, school or industry, get the inside scoop on what it’s really like, and find the career advice you need to launch your career.
LinkedIn Jobs: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/
Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh/
Pitzer Alumni: Pitzer Professional Directory