Internships and Post Baccalaureate Opportunities

Internships and Post Baccalaureate Opportunities

Dr. Lanier Holt, associate professor in the School of Communication within the College of Arts and Sciences, is the inaugural JPMorgan Chase Faculty Fellow. This position, created with the generous support of JPMorgan Chase, aligns with ODI's mission to connect its scholars to opportunities that match their educational and career aspirations. Dr. Holt will design and implement select post-baccalaureate and career development programs, services and resources for ODI scholars.

Prior to joining ODI, Dr. Holt founded the Holt Official Watch List program in 2014 through which he has mentored almost 30 students from underrepresented groups to prestigious post-graduate programs. Beyond mentoring, Dr. Holt is an award-winning researcher, most recently earning Top Paper for 2020 honors in a flagship social psychology journal for his work examining why some support the Black Lives Matter Movement while others reject it. He is also an award-winning teacher, earning both the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award and Distinguished Teaching Award, the highest teaching honors conferred to faculty at the university. Dr. Holt has been on faculty at Ohio State since 2013.

Internship/Fellowship/Research 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.

Matriots Spring Semester 2021 Internship Job Opportunity

Matriots envisions a future where women have equality, influence and power.

The paid internship requires an independent worker who takes a great deal of pride in work product and asks great questions. The Intern will have the ability to gain valuable real-world skills, as well as begin to build a portfolio of work, all the while meeting some very committed, active community leaders.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

Support of our candidate endorsement process; including reviewing the information we have about county and municipal party contacts; copyediting and revising presentation of candidate recommendations for board of directory meetings; support for endorsement committee meetings with candidates as needed; research; survey follow-ups; social media; graphics; Zoom support; community outreach support

Intern will be required to supply and use her/his own laptop during internship.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to

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Laney Graduate School – Summer Opportunity for Academic Research

The LGS-SOAR (Summer Opportunity for Academic Research) (June 1-August 6) partners with the Emory College SURE (Summer Undergraduate Research Experience) Program and will host potential LGS students (current NON-Emory Undergraduate scholars) who want to explore, experience, and conduct full-time independent and mentored research for the summer.

The program is unique in that all scholars will be from historically underrepresented ethnic and racial backgrounds in graduate education or who participated in NIH-RISE, NIH-IMSD, Mellon Mays, McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program, OR who are first-generation college scholars who participated in Upward Bound, Talent Search, Educational Opportunities Centers, or similar programs. Additionally, financial support will be provided by either LGS or the home institution of the student. Housing is also included. All LGS-SOAR students will adhere to any and all COVID protocols instilled by the university. All administrative activities (besides training for your specific research group) will be handled by LGS-SOAR/SURE.

Deadline: January 15, 2021, at 11:59 PM EST

Learn more about LGS-SOAR
NBCUniversal Internship Program Here You Can Launch Your Career

Through this panel, we will have current employees discuss their experiences participating in NBCU's various early career programs and provide advice to interested candidates.

Participant Requirements:
We do ask that event registrants meet our internship eligibility requirements, and are currently pursuing their undergraduate or graduate degree, are carrying at least 30 credit hours, are at least 18 years of age, and are passionate about joining the media/entertainment industry.

Deadline to RSVP is January 20, 2021.

ASPIRE Medical Research Program

ASPIRE aims to provide research experience for Ohio State undergraduate students from underrepresented and/or disadvantaged groups who aspire to become medical doctors, clinician scientists or basic science researchers by earning an MS, MPH, MD, MD/MPH, MD/PhD, or PhD degree.

Applications will be accepted until January 29, 2021.

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The Black Entertainment Executives Pipeline

According to the 2020 UCLA Hollywood Diversity Report, 92% of CEOs of television studios are white. Similarly, 87% of unit heads are white and 84% of senior executives are white. The goal of the Black Entertainment Executives Pipeline program is to increase the number of Black executives in the entertainment industry, specifically television and film. This unique and unprecedented program will serve as a framework and roadmap to identify qualified candidates across the country and provide them with the tools to build successful and thriving careers as executives in the industry.

Deadline: January 31, 2021

Learn more about the Black Entertainment Executives Pipeline
FDIC Interships

The mission of the FDIC – to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system – is never more important than during times of uncertainty.

The FDIC supervises a vast majority of the country's community banks – these are the institutions that provide loans to farmers and small businesses, make it possible for entrepreneurs to launch start-ups, support local governments as they build libraries and parks, and help people buy homes. These essential functions are the very things that help keep America running.

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JPMorgan Chase 2021 Summer Analyst Opportunities

JPMorgan Chase offers Summer Analyst opportunities in Corporate Strategy & General Management and Banking & Markets.

Learn more about JPMorgan Chase 2021 Summer Analyst Opportunities
Southern Education Leadership Initiative Fellowship Application

SELI Eligibility and Other Requirements:

  • Must be between the ages of 20-35 years old.
  • Must be currently enrolled in a four-year college or graduate level program.
  • Must have completed 60 credit hours (equivalent of junior status & above in undergraduate program) or be currently enrolled in a masters, doctoral, or professional program at a college or university. No minimum GPA is required.
  • All majors are accepted but you must have demonstrated an interest in education equity and/or social justice.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, writing, and critical thinking skills, with flexibility to respond well to diverse people, settings, and tasks.
  • Deadline for the submission of a complete application is March 1, 2021, 5pm ET. Please see the following pages for more details on required materials and directions on how to submit them. Deadline extensions may be granted on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Kenita Williams, Director of Leadership Development, directly at to request an extension.
  • Must only work on assigned projects from placement site and SEF during the fellowship months. Students do not design projects for this experiential learning opportunity but are assigned projects by their placement site supervisor.
  • Must be willing to relocate to another city or town, and abstain from taking any kind of coursework, test preparation, or other job opportunities during summer program. Fellows must attend in full the Orientation and Closing Meeting and be physically present at their placement site office during work hours for the duration of the program.
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Mass General Hospital Summer Research Trainee Program

Each summer, twenty students are selected from a nationwide competition to join SRTP. Each student is assigned to a specific MGH laboratory, clinical site, health policy, or health services research area where they undertake an original research project under the mentorship and guidance of a Mass General Hospital (MGH) investigator. Assignments are carefully considered and are made with the student's research and career interests in mind. In addition to this unique research experience, students will gain knowledge through weekly seminars at MGH, attend career development workshops and networking events, and have opportunities for clinical shadowing.

Deadline to apply is February 5, 2021.

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Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute

Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute: June 2 - July 2, 2021

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have created the Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute to encourage minority students and others with an interest in African-American, African and African Diasporan Studies to pursue PhDs in the humanities. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's institute will be held entirely online.

The program, which is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, offers a six-week session for ten rising seniors (juniors in spring 2021, entering their senior year in fall 2021, graduating in 2022.)

Males and students from HBCUs are encouraged to apply.

Application process starts on December 1, 2020.
Deadline is March 15, 2021.

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Local Government Summer Internship

MOPRC is currently seeking interns for the Summer of 2021 MORPC Local Government Summer Internship Program. The program is designed to provide qualified college students with the opportunity to obtain practical work experience with a local government within the 15 county area to prepare them for possible careers in public service. Looking for diverse college students interested or majoring in Communications and/or Engineering.

Deadline: April 25, 2021

Scientists in Parks (SIP) Fellows Program

The Scientists in Parks (SIP) Fellows program is now accepting applications from current upper-level undergraduate and graduate students for summer 2021 opportunities with the National Park Service.

Application deadline is January 24, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST.

Learn more about Scientists in Parks

Post Baccalaureate Opportunities

FDIC Work Opportunities

The mission of the FDIC – to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system – is never more important than during times of uncertainty.

The FDIC supervises a vast majority of the country's community banks – these are the institutions that provide loans to farmers and small businesses, make it possible for entrepreneurs to launch start-ups, support local governments as they build libraries and parks, and help people buy homes. These essential functions are the very things that help keep America running.

Learn more about FDIC Work Opportunities
2021 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program Summer Enrichment Program offers a six-week summer enrichment program designed to provide undergraduate students with a appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a understanding of career opportunities in the field, and higher knowledge and skills to pursue such careers.

The application will close on February 9, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST.

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