Diverse Student Internships
Students who qualify as being underrepresented can include racial minorities, religious minorities, disabled students, underrepresented based on sexual orientation or gender, females, or students coming from low income households. Check out the links to these websites geared towards internships for underrepresented students.
http://www.minorityaccess.org/ndiip.html – Minority Access Incorporated provides access to national internship opportunities for minority students.
www.findinternships.com/2014/02/the-aaas-minority-science-writers.html The AAAS Minority Science Writers Internship is a summer program for minority students interested in a career in journalism.
http://www.findinternships.com/p/top-minority-internships.html - a website with links to the top minority internship sites in the nation
http://www.rochester.edu/careercenter/students/internship/links/minority/ - A database of internships for minority and underrepresented students.
http://www.hacu.net/hacu/HNIP.asp - HACU (Hispanic association of colleges and universities) has a website for national internship programs for Hispanic students.
http://chci.org/programs/internships/ - CHCI (Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute) offers an internship program based on leadership and professional development, gives experience in how the legislative system works, and is based in Washington, D.C.
https://hispanicaccess.org/our-projects/latino-heritage-internship-program - HAF (Hispanic Access Foundation) offers a variety of internship opportunities throughout the nation.
African American Internships:
http://nmaahc.si.edu/GetInvolved/intern-app -NMAAHC (National Museum of African American History and Culture) offers paid internships to students over the summer
http://blackstudents.blacknews.com/opportunities/index_internships_jobs.html#.VrBeePkrLIU – A database of internships available to African American students
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~csrc/diversity/black.html - A database of internships offered by Dartmouth exclusively for African American students,
https://www.victoryfund.org/our-story/internships - the Gay and Lesbian Victory fund offers congressional internships teaching LGBT students how to become politically involved.
http://www.hrc.org/hrc-story/internships - Human Rights Campaign internship opportunities
https://www.outrightinternational.org/content/internships - Out Right Action International offers internships in New York City and in South Africa.