This resource is provided by American Corporate Partners, which aims to ease the transition from the military to the civilian workforce. ACP is a national nonprofit organization focused on helping returning veterans and active duty spouses find their next careers through one-on-one mentoring, networking and online career advice.

Finding an Internship

Internships are a great way to acquire professional experience or even a reference while you are still a student. Whether your internship is paid, unpaid, or for college credit the experience and connections that you make an intern can be invaluable.

Determine which internship is right for you:

  • • This internship predictor is a great tool to help narrow down the type of internship that is best for you (Note: you do have to create an account, but it is free).
  • InternMatch.com also provides a great tool to focus your internship search (Note: you do have to create an account, but it is free).

How to find an internship:

  • Your College/University: Talk to your school’s Office of Career Services for internships opportunities. If you are applying for a summer internship, it is never too early to get started on the application process.
  • Internships.com: is a comprehensive internship search engine. Narrow down opportunities according to your major, field of interest, location and desired company.
  • Idealist.org: is a great site for non-profit internships.
  • Simplyhired.com: compiles internship listings from many sites and allows you to sort by keyword, industry and location.
  • Research Companies which have specific programs for hiring veteran interns.
  • Some of your favorite companies may have veterans initiatives.

Tips to enhance your internship search: