Santa Clara University


Internship Information


  • iconMama Hope

    Mama Hope is a San Francisco based NGO.  They partner with local change-makers in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Ghana to create community initiated sustainable development projects; everything from schools, children’s centers and health clinics to gardens, solar power and clean water systems. Read more...

  • iconParamount Communications

    Paramount Communications ( ), the most successful
    Republican political consulting and campaign management agency in the
    South Bay/Central Coast region, is looking for a college political science
    intern to assist in donor and candidate development efforts for the
    2015-16 cycle in Santa Clara County.
  • icon2015 Winter Internships with Senator Boxer in DC

    The DC Office of Senator Barbara Boxer is seeking personable, dependable and professional individuals for full and part-time unpaid internships for the winter quarter. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, processing mail, and other administrative duties as assigned, as well as providing support to press and legislative staff as needed.  We also encourage interns to attend committee hearings and briefings. Read more...
  • iconSVLG Health and Education Intern

    Policy Coordinator
    Want to experience first-hand how public policy is developed on local, state, and federal levels? Want to make a difference in areas such as improving middle school math education, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing the supply of affordable homes? The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, a public policy trade association engaged in quality of life and bottom-line business issues on behalf of over 300 companies in Silicon Valley, is looking for policy interns. Read more...
  • iconVolunteers in Police Service

    The Santa Clara Police Department is seeking dedicated and resourceful volunteers with an interest in law enforcement and a variety of talents and skills. Volunteers perform a number of support tasks to police officers and civilian personnel, which allows them to concentrate on their primary duties. Read more...
  • iconSierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter

    Do you want an internship where you are a part of a team of energetic people? Where you are growing professionally while making a difference?Consider joining the Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter! We offer mentorships, trainings, professional development, snacks, and more! We are proud to have one of the best internship programs in the environmental field today. Read more for what's available! Positions are filling up, sign up today!

  • iconInternships with Higher Education Programs at US Dept of Education

    Higher Education Programs (HEP), located within the U.S. Department of Education, in Washington D.C., offers part-time and full-time internships during spring and fall semesters and full-time internships during the summer.  Part-time applicants who can commit to at least 20 hours a week will be considered during the spring and fall semesters.  However, priority will be given to those who can commit to a full-time internship.  Interns will work with programs that assist low-income, first generation students in pursuing and completing a post-secondary education.  Interns at HEP will be responsible for assisting the staff in administering programs to improve academic quality, institutional management, and the financial stability of institutions of higher education.  In addition, interns will conduct research and analysis, write policy memos and proposals, develop technical assistance materials, and coordinate outreach events to assist in HEP’s higher education goals.  Read more...
  • iconCounty of Santa Clara Office of Veterans Services

    The County of Santa Clara Office of Veterans Services is looking to hire a college student for an internship. This person will assist the staff who provide federal, state, & local benefits to veterans, service members, and their families in Santa Clara County. To apply or for more information, go to Intern will work here approximately 20 hours per week. Hourly rate TBD. Veterans are encouraged to apply. You can also contact Richard Herrera, (Director) at 408-553-6000, 408-918-4980 or 

    Office of Veterans Services 

    68 N. Winchester Blvd Santa Clara, CA 95050

  • iconCongresswoman Eschoo Internship 2015

    Interns will assist staff with administrative duties (e.g. phones, copying, faxing, etc.) as well as performing substantive work (e.g. legislative research and analysis, drafting responses to constituent inquiries, and assisting staff in a variety of projects and activities). The enthusiasm, abilities, and availability of the intern will usually determine the extent of their involvement.

    Please complete the application found on the Congresswoman's website at:

    Should you have any questions, please contact us at

  • iconNet Impact Fellowship

    Net Impact Fellows don't fetch coffee –they're an integrated member of the team, who work directly with staff, members, sponsors, and the general public. You'll work in a specific program area that's interesting to you, where you'll learn the logistics and nuances of that particular function.

    Please send the following application materials to Please write your name and the title for this position ("Your name –Summer Fellow") in the subject line of your email.


  • iconSummer Jobs with the Fund for Public Interest

     You can make $4,000-$6,000 this summer while doing something you actually believe in. All while gaining the skills and experience you need to help you succeed in the future.

    To apply, please visit or call 1-800-75-EARTH (753-2784)

  • iconEmerge America Internship

    If you are enthusiastic about the advancement of women in politics, then this is the internship for you! At Emerge, you will be an important member of a national network that is transforming the face of American politics.

  • iconStaff Assistant: Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

    Responsibilities include serving as the welcoming face of the office; answering hundreds of phone in a pleasant and efficient manner; coordinating tour requests for visiting San Franciscans; and general office support. Ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter with keen attention to detail; thrives in fast paced, high pressure environments; and possesses excellent & succinct communication skills. A strong work ethic, patience and the ability to work long hours are a must. 

    To apply, send cover letter and one-page resume to

  • iconOffice of the San Francisco District Attorney Communications and Policy Department Intern Job Announcement and

    Selected candidates will work with our small team of communications and policy personnel in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Intern responsibilities may include drafting talking points, monitoring and developing content for social media and our website, researching various policy proposals, organizing community and press events, tracking developing news stories and monitoring courtroom proceedings.

    To apply please email a short (less than one page, one or two paragraphs is preferred) well written cover letter included in the body of an email with resume attached to