Every journey starts with a single step. An important first step into the workplace can be an internship that gives you valuable experience while building your knowledge, skills and abilities in your given field.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is constantly hearing from companies of all sizes and types targeting young talented students for career opportunities. As companies seek to diversify their workforce and promote a more inclusive culture, they are eager to meet bright students beginning to chase their dreams.
Please take a minute and scroll down below for a current list of career opportunities or visit Buckeye Careers, a university-wide initiative designed to support students throughout their professional development, with a focus on connecting them with local, national and global organizations.
Check back with us as we frequently update these listings.
Internship/Fellowship/Research and Other Opportunities
Internship, research and fellowship opportunities provide students with a way to gain experience in specific areas and provide an important step to building a solid career.
- The Diversity & Inclusion Technology Internship Program
The Diversity & Inclusion Technology Internship Program connects college students across all majors with some of the most innovative companies in Ohio! Companies are looking for all skill sets, ranging from marketing and communications to graphic design, software development, data analytics, engineering, and cybersecurity.
- Internships start at $15/hour
- Develop cutting-edge skills, build your resume, expand your network
- Remote work opportunities available
- Matriots Paid Internship
Matriots envisions a future where women have equality, influence and power.
Fall Semester 2021 Paid Internship Job Opportunity
The internship requires an independent worker who takes a great deal of pride in work product, asks great questions, and seeks to work in a fast-paced, values-driven organization. The intern will have the ability to gain valuable real-world skills, as well as begin to build a portfolio of work, all while meeting some very committed, active community leaders.
Duties may include, but are not limited to:
- Support candidate events (Zoom and in person) including logistics support, planning, and execution;
- Assist in our candidate endorsement process, including candidate research, copyediting, and revising presentation of candidate recommendations organization review; support for endorsement committee meetings with candidates as needed;
- Research on our previously-endorsed candidates and policies and legislation they have implemented, etc;
- Working with staff to draft member communications and social media posts; and
- Create graphics for the organization.
If the intern has graphic design, photography/videography, or business/finance skills – we will add duties as appropriate to leverage those skills.
Intern will be required to supply and use her/his own laptop during internship.
How to apply:
Send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- PwC Non-Profit Consulting Remote Externship
In this externship program, you will learn strategic consulting skills to analyze and evaluate challenges from non-profit organizations using consulting frameworks, in an overall effort to help them solve their important problems. Selected individuals will be paired with a specific non-profit organization and dive into their strategic problems, such as development, impact assessment, policy / regulatory issues, process improvements, talent engagement, communication, and strategic positioning. Throughout this externship program, PwC's professionals will provide mentorship and coaching.
INFORMATION SESSIONApply to the PwC Non-Profit Consulting Remote Externship
Advance Your Career Prospects: PwC Non-Profit Consulting Remote Externship (Info Session)
Webinar Date & Time: Thursday, Sept. 23 between 2-3 pm ET
- 2022 Emma Bowen Foundation (EBF) Internship Program
The Emma Bowen Foundation (EBF) promotes a more diverse industry by recruiting promising students of color like you and placing them in multi-year paid internships at some of the nation's leading media and tech companies, such as Comcast NBCUniversal, Discovery, Hearst Television, the New York Times, the NFL, Spectrum, and ViacomCBS.
You are eligible to apply for an EBF Internship if you meet ALL of the following criteria:
- Are a student of color (Asian, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Black, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Hispanic/Latino, or Multi-Racial)
- Are a graduating high school senior OR an undergraduate college student (undergraduates graduating in Spring 2022 are eligible to apply)
- Plan to attend or are currently a student at a four-year accredited college or university
- This includes students who will transfer to a four-year accredited college or university in Spring 2022 or Fall 2022
- Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0
- Are interested in pursuing a career in media and tech
- Are a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident
- Speak and write English fluently
- Are curious and willing to learn and challenge yourself
- Washington Post Newsroom Interships
Paid summer internships
Come be a reporter, photographer, videographer, multiplatform editor or producer, news and digital designer, graphics reporter and developer, social media producer, audio producer or editorial writer.
The application deadline for the summer 2022 internship is noon Eastern Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021.Learn more about the Washington Post Internships
- Wabtec Corporation LEAD Program
Wabtec's LEAD program is an intensive two year rotational program that develops domain expertise, strategic thinking, business acumen, and leadership skills through a combination of impactful job assignments and top tier curriculum. It is the premier entry point for university graduates and develops participants into the next generation of business leaders.
The LEAD Finance Internship is a 10 week assignment on one Finance team. Options include:
- Financial Planning & Analysis
- Commercial Finance
- Supply Chain Finance
- Product Finance
- Investor Relations
- Business Development
Assignments are supplemented with exposure to senior leaders, on program mentors, and ample networking opportunities. Internships are the best path to determine if the LEAD program is right for you full time. Summer 2022 expected locations are Chicago, IL and Pittsburgh, PA.
Interested in learning more or applying the the internship? Apply on Handshake (#5063697), or email Christine.Palmieri@Wabtec.com.
The Finance track of LEAD is made up of four six month rotations in different Finance domains including:
- Financial Planning & Analysis
- Commercial Finance
- Supply Chain Finance
- Product Finance
- Investor Relations
- Business Development
Rotations are supplemented by in depth functional and strategic business classes taught by senior Finance leaders and dynamic external partners. 2022 expected LEAD Finance locations include Chicago, Pittsburgh, Fort Worth, and Paris.
Interested in learning more or applying for LEAD Finance? Apply on Handshake (#5063686), or email Christine.Palmieri@Wabtec.com.
- Digital Skills Peer Mentor
Student Employees in this position will play meaningful roles in forwarding the mission of The Office of Distance Education and eLearning (ODEE), specifically within the Digital Flagship program and related STEM events. Digital Flagship is a comprehensive, university-wide digital learning initiative that supports educational innovation to benefit students and economic development opportunities for the campus and broader community.Learn more about the Digital Skills Peer Mentor
- Advancing Diversity in Neuroimaging Research (ADNiR Inititative)
The Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Brain Imaging (CCBBI) recognizes the need for a more diverse body in academia, science, and research. To afford the opportunity of success to undergraduate students, CCBBI is proposing the ADNIR Initiative to provide funding for academic and professional development to individuals from underrepresented groups interested in pursuing a career in research.Learn more about the ADNIR Initiative
- Internships offered through The Ohio State University
For business majors or physical and life sciences students in particular.
- Grad Expo
The 2021 Graduate and Professional School Expo will be held virtually on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.
This virtual fair will be held via Handshake. Students will be able to schedule 10-minute one-on-one meeting and attend 30-minute information sessions with representatives from top graduate and professional school programs from across the country and around the world.Learn more about the Grad Expo
- The Columbus Boys and Young Men of Color (BYMOC) Collective
The Columbus Boys and Young Men of Color (BYMOC) Collective is seeking student employees for the 2021-2022 school year. The BYMOC Collective is a partnership between Columbus City Council and The Ohio State University's Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male (BNRC). The goal of this work is to engage BYMOC and key stakeholders to develop/implement policy and practice changes that close the long-standing systemic gaps they disproportionately experience. This initiative will serve as the citywide backbone organization to convene, align, and provide technical assistance to our city's BYMOC-serving programs and organizations.
The BYMOC Collective is co-led by Dr. James L. Moore III, who is internationally recognized for his research and work with BYMOC at the BNRC, and Dr. Keisha J. Hunley-Jenkins, Esq., Assistant Director and Community Lead for BYMOC Collective at the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
The BYMOC Collective is currently seeking students for the following positions.
Please click on the links to learn more and apply:R20497 .50 Graduate Research Associate (1 position) R23092 BYMOC Student Assistant: Work Study (multiple positions) R20504 BYMOC Student Assistant: Student Hourly Employee (multiple positions)
- Department of Recreational Sports Room Monitors
We are looking for students who are eager to learn and grow, love the group fitness environment, and enjoy helping others. Room Monitors must be able to communicate, utilize customer service skills, and manage multiple tasks.
Students can expect to join this team to gain connections with instructors, participants, and members of the Ohio State community. Group Fitness values the diversity of our staff and the participants we have been able to interact with, virtually and in-person. Our goals are to create a safe and welcoming environment for the Ohio State community through fun and energizing Group Fitness classes.Apply for the Department of Recreational Sports Room Monitors
- Columbus City Schools
Columbus City Schools, established in 1845, is the state of Ohio's largest school district, serving the needs of more than 51,000 students in 109 schools.Columbus City Schools Current Job Openings
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- YMCA of Central Ohio Job Opportunities
When applying, please add ODI to your application.YMCA of Central Ohio Current Job Openings
- MSI Information Services
The gold standard in K12 Independent Reading and Library Information SystemsMSI Information Services Current Job Openings
- Westerville Public Library
The Westerville Public Library is committed to recruiting a diverse staff and believes that diversity leads to innovation in programming, collections, policy, and service. We recognize that everyone inhabits multiple and intersecting identities and encourage staff to bring their whole selves to work. We are committed to a truly inclusive workplace and recognize that this requires strategic and deliberate challenges to white supremacy, systemic inequity, structural racism, and individual bias.Westerville Public Library Current Job Openings
- Child Trends
Working at Child Trends means working with a smart, driven, diverse group dedicated to learning more about children, and sharing what we've learned in order to help them thrive.Child Trends Current Job Openings
- CAS: A division of the American Chemical Society
CAS is a global organization with a proven history of leveraging scientific information to empower discovery and tackle tough business challenges. Learn how CAS helps you gain the information advantage you need to maximize the value of your research and development investments.CAS current Job Openings
- Aerotek Recruiting and Staffing
Since our founding, Aerotek has grown to become one of the top global recruiting and staffing agencies. Check out our company timeline, starting with our humble Baltimore roots in 1983 when our founders started Aerotek to serve the aerospace and defense industries to today as an Allegis Group company, a global leader in talent solutions.Areotek Current Job Openings
- AmeriCorps VISTA
Looking to serve as an AmeriCorps VISTA? Check out all the positions available across the state through Ohio CDC Association.
Questions? Contact Brian Cristi at email@example.com.AmeriCorps VISTA current job openings