Finding Internship and Co-op Opportunities

When beginning your search, consider the following personal preferences  and goals to guide you:

  • Career Field/Industry/Major
  • Job function and necessary skills
  • Geographic location
  • Types of organizations
  • Other values or important criteria

If you have questions or are unclear, consider further research through our student resources or by scheduling an appointment with the Center for Career Development’s Career Exploration Counselors or  Career Consultants.

Opportunities for UT Students

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Resources by Major and Industries

Career Information by College – select student tab and appropriate college

National Databases

  • Looksharp – The largest internship and entry-level jobs marketplace dedicated entirely to students and new grads. Search for opportunities by location, industry and/or companies of interest.
  • Back Door Jobs – Uncover thousands of unique and alternative short-term jobs, internships and unique work experiences for students of all ages.
  • CareerSushi – Land internships, entry & mid-level jobs. No reservations needed.
  • Disney College Program  – A unique educational and work program especially designed to increase practical knowledge of the entertainment and hospitality industry.
  • GetThatGig.com  – Extraordinary careers, internships & part time jobs, the people who have them and how to get them!
  • Internships.com
  • InternshipPrograms.com  – The premier portal web site community for internship seekers such as college students, corporate employers, and career center professionals. Research and apply to hundreds of internship programs from this site.
  • Internships-USA.com  – Provides information on over 2,000 organizations offering internship and summer jobs for students. To Access, USERNAME: Tennessee PASSWORD: GoVols(changes every year). Our subscription to this site gives you access to “The Internship Series On Line” which contains nine (9) internship opportunity books in areas such as environmental, governmental, history, media, sports, etc.
  • Monster College  – Great jobs for recent grads and students seeking internships, summer jobs, or temporary positions.
  • Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education – One stop resource for all student positions listed through Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU).
  • One Day One Internship  – The insider’s guide to unique and exciting internship opportunities for college students.
  • USAJobs.gov – Opportunities for internships and entry-level jobs with the federal government.

International Opportunities

Center for Career Development’s International Job and Internship Guides
Various subscription-based resources provided by the center including city guides, internship databases and tips for living and working abroad.