SSIS Career Information

Resources for Finding an Internship

Family & Friends
Paper-Based Directories in the Career Center
Career Connection
Career Center Events
Internet Search Engines
State Government Internships
Federal Government Internships
Chambers of Commerce
Business Journal For Your Region
Phone Book
Current Labor Market Information Web Site

Family & Friends
Ask them to help you come up with the top 10 organizations in your geographic area.

Paper-Based Directories in the Career Center
See resources in the Career Information Library on the shelf labeled, "Internship Guides" -Includes Peterson's Internships, The Internship Bible, and the Internship Series binders.

Career Connection
Career Connection

Career Center Events
For all Career Center events and workshops, click here.

Internet Search Engines

  • For example: Google.com -Did you know that in google, you can restrict your search to the URLs of Web sites by including "inurl:word1" in your search (note: there are no spaces on either side of the ":")? E.g., "pholosophy inurl:internships" will access philosophy websites with the word "internships" appearing in the URL.
  • Type in a simple phrase such as "History Internship in Washington, DC"
  • Another Example: internships.wetfeet.com

Websites of Professional Organizations for Your Career Field
For example: Association of Electrical Engineers (AEE) or the American Psychological Association (APA )

Federal and State Government Internships
To search for federal and state government internships, click here.

Chambers of Commerce

  • Use Google.com or another search engine
  • Type in "Chamber of Commerce" for your area of choice. For example: "Chamber of Commerce for Sacramento, California"
  • Follow link and look for the online member directory
  • Some Chambers will list members by categories such as accountants, engineering, etc.
  • From there, follow the links to specific organization websites

Business Journal For Your Region

  • The Career Center receives Sacramento Business Journal's weekly publication and makes it avaliable for browsing in our reception area.
  • UseGoogle.com or another search engine
  • Type in "Business Journal" -for example: "Business Journal for Sacramento, California
  • Follow the Link and research the site
  • Look for theBusiness Journal's "Top List" or "Book of Lists" online
  • The Career Center also purchases the Sacramento Business Journal's yearly publication of the Top 25 Book of Lists and makes it avaliable for student browsing. It is kept behind the Recruitment Counter.

Phone Book

  • Yellow Pages: many non-profit organizations are listed under the "Association" section
  • Blue Pages:human service agencies, local, state and federal government agencies are listed here.

Current Labor Market Information Web Site

  • www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov
  • Launch to the live site at any time
  • Developed along with a consortium of 22 other states' LMI program
  • Navigate your way to current job openings