The Career and Internship Center staff is available to assist your organization in recruiting Albion College students. Please contact us and we are happy to assist you.
In addition to the opportunities listed below, employers are invited to send recruitment information or company brochures to our office. This information is kept on file for students who are interested in exploring possible employment options.
There are many ways that the Career and Internship Center can assist you with your recruiting needs. While these are listed below, please do not hesitate to contact the Career and Internship Center to see how the office can format your recruiting experience around your specific needs.
- American Association of University Women (AAUW) - awards for women to advance professional and educational opportunities for women
- American Bar Foundation - research fellowships in law and social science for undergraduate to graduate students
- Andover Teaching Fellowship Program - new graduates are introduced to teaching in a program of guided work in the classroom, professional seminars, and exposure to theories and methods of experienced faculty
- A. R. Zipf Fellowship from the Council on Library and Information Resources - for students enrolled in graduate school who show exceptional promise for leadership and technical achievement in information management
- Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program - Washington DC progam to gain real-world experience, take a crash course in market-based policy analysis, and hone your professional skills
- China Teaching Fellowship - teaching experience for recent college graduates providing provides a great foundation for professional, spiritual and interpersonal growth
- Congressional Hunger Center - develop leadership in fighting world hunger working with this nonprofit anti-hunger training organization located in Washington, D.C.
- Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs - graduate-level experiential leadership training program that prepares diverse, intelligent and committed individuals for effective and ethical leadership in the public affairs arena.
- David L. Boren - opportunities for U.S. graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency
- East-West Center - wide variety of both short- and long-term programs to develp skills in the promotion of better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific
- The Fund for Theological Education-- various fellowships which encourage Christian ministry
- French Culture - internships for graduate students and recent graduates with a demonstrated interest in education, language, cross-cultural issues, and the French-speaking community
- GreenCorps - trains college graduates to run environmental campaigns leading to convincing decision-makers to pass laws, change policies and create reforms to protect our environment
- Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship - provides college graduates with the opportunity to gain a Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security
- Humane Studies Fellowships - supports for students interested in advancing the principles, practices, and institutions necessary for a free society through their academic work
- International Radio and Television Society Foundation - teaches up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world with practical experience and career-planning advice - for juniors, seniors, and graduate students
- James Madison Memorial Fellowship - program for individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution
- The Judith L. Weidman Racial Ethnic Minority Fellowship - for recent college or seminary graduates interested in pursuing communications for The United Methodist Church as a career
- The Land Institute Research Fellowship - grants to support research in plant genetics and breeding, agronomy, ecology, soil science, plant pathology and related fields
- Michigan Parkinson Foundation, Raymond B. Bauer Research Award - funding research and fostering the study of Parkinson's disease among individuals with career interests in neurological disorders
- Minority Fellowship Program of the American Psychological Association (APA) - training program for minority students in research and service
- National Physical Science Consortium - support for students aspiring to a graduate degree and career in the physical sciences, biochemistry, computer science, and related fields of science and engineering
- National Science Foundation -- graduate research fellowship program to support study in science, mathematics and engineering
- The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans - provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields
- Research Participation Program in Science -- pre-graduate and graduate basic science research at a leading comprehensive cancer institute
- Smithsonian Opportunities for Research and Study - fellowship opportunities in many programs of the Smithsonian Institute providing mentoring for independent research
- Temple University Future Faculty Fellowship - assistance for minority students with the goal of diversifying American academia
- United States Golf Association Fellowship in Leadership and Service -connects college graduates at the outset of their careers with resources that enable them to grow personally and professionally
- US Army Materiel Command Professional Civilian Careers -- fellows program designed to build a multifunctional, mobile team of highly qualified civilian employees for AMC
- Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice, Families USA - designed to foster the advancement of social justice through participation in health care advocacy work that focuses on the unique challenges facing many communities of color and to expand the pool of talented social justice advocates from underrepresented economic, racial and ethnic minority groups
- White House Fellow Program - an opportunity for first-hand experience working at the highest levels of the federal government
- Winterthur Culture Program in Early American Material Culture - multidisciplinary approach to study of American material life with special emphasis on decorative arts and household furnishings
Resources for International Employment
Anywork Anywhere - Information on Visa's, permits, and restrictions for working abroad
EscapeArtist.com - Supporting materials and job searches to maximize your chance of obtaining a position overseas
Hostels.com - Hostels and other cheap places to stay worldwide
One Small Planet - General information on work study, volunteer, and travel options abroad
U.S. Department of State - Authoritative information on everything you need to travel or work abroad
Where small commitments make big differences.
Service work provides opportunities to gain experience in an area you are considering as a career. You may choose to help out a local candidate for political office, assist the elderly in preparing their taxes, or work with children in the schools. Whatever your career interests are, you can find great experience in a service opportunity.
Here is a very limited list of organizations providing service opportunities—the possibilities are limitless!
- 4-H Clubs - Volunnteer as an adult in your local community club.
- American Cancer Society - Work as a volunteer in any community to help further the fight against cancer.
- American Red Cross - A national organization with local chapters.
- Americorps - Your chance to put your ideas into action while learning new skills, making new connections, and earning money to pay for college.
- Camp Staff - A resource for summer camp jobs across North America.
- Connect-123 - Volunteer and internship programs in five international cities: Buenos Aires, Barcelona, Cape Town, Shanghai, and Dublin.
- Cross-Cultural Solutions - A resource for international volunteer opportunities.
- Global Volunteer Network - A non profit organiziation which places volunteers in community projects worldwide.
- Global Volunteers - Live and work with local people on life-affirming service programs.
- GoAbroad.com - Directory of over 27,000 opportunites abroad updated daily.
- Habitat for Humanity - Building projects across the nation and world change lives and communities.
- Idealist.org - Thousands of volunteer opportunities in the nonprofit sector.
- Innisfree - Provide live-in caregiving to residents with intellictually disabilities.
- Make-A-Wish Foundation - Fulfilling the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses - opportunities available at chapters across the country.
- Michigan Community Service Commission - Provides vision and resources to strengthen communities through volunteerism.
- Michigan Nonprofit Association - Committed to promoting and strengthening a life-long ethic of service and civic engagment through the support of community-building initiatives.
- Peace Corps - Work across the globe to train people for better lives.
- Rotary International - Service club providing volunteer opportunities locally, regionally, and internationally.
- Student Conservation Association - Providing hands-on conservation service opportunities.
- Teach for America - Teaching children in underserved areas.
- UN Volunteers Program - The United Nations Volunteer Program (UNV) is the UN organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide.
- United Way - Volunteer in one of countless ways across America through the United Way.
- Volunteer Centers of Michigan - Statewide network of over 30 volunteer centers serving 59 Michigan counties.
- Volunteer Match - Find opportunities around the country to volunteer.
- World Volunteer Web - A resource of networking and dissemination of information, to develop an inclusive and global volunteer network.
This page contains links to web sites that are not under the control of Albion College or the Career and Internship Center. We are not responsible for the contents of any linked site. The Career and Internship Center provides these links merely as a courtesy. The data contained in this web site is for informational purposes only and is not represented to be error free.