internship search resources

• Internships help you build a stronger resume; make professional contacts; see your field firsthand; gain academic credit; get a better starting job; and determine what you want to do, and don't want to do.


internship information

Internship Timeline

Seeking Jobs & Internships - Handout

Preparing For Internships - Handout

Register Your Internship in ArtWorks - Handout

Job & Internship Tips For International Students - Handout

CPT Checklist for International Students Interning in the US

Internship Agreement

Student Internship Evaluation


essential internship boards

ArtWorks - RISD's Internship & Job Board

Internships - The World's Largest Internship Marketplace

Indeed - The Premiere Job Search Site - All Disciplines

Idealist - Worldwide Listings of Nonprofit & Volunteer Opportunities


Maharam Steam Fellows

• $5,000 to support summer internships that impact public policy.

Maharam Application Process

Maharam STEAM Fellows Website


Internship Connect & Portfolio Reviews

Internship Connect - October 8, 2014
Design Portfolio Review - March 11, 2015
Fine Arts Portfolio Review - April 13, 2015

• These events connect you with companies and arts organizations who are interested in seeing RISD talent for current and future opportunities.

Internship Connect

RISD Design & Fine Arts Portfolio Reviews


career search strategies

• Develop career search strategies that move beyond internship sites.
• Explore listings at job boards & inquire about internship opportunities.
• Our discipline specific presentations offer extensive resources.

Job Resources Links

Discipline Specific Presentations


housing for summer internship

University Summer Intern Housing Options
• Selected list of colleges offering low-cost housing options.
• Explore other universities in your target cities for further options.

NYU Law Summer Living - New York
Columbia University Summer Housing - New York
Northeastern University Intern Housing - Boston
Villanova University Intern Housing - Philadelphia
George Washington University Summer Housing - Washington DC
School of the Art Institute Chicago Housing - Chicago

Summer Housing Programs in Popular Cities
• City-specific programs with dedicated housing for interns.

Educational Housing Services - New York
92Y Residence Intern Housing - New York
NYC Intern - New York
Zuma Housing - Los Angeles
Paramount Student Housing - San Francisco
San Francisco Homestay - San Francisco
Chicago Summer Housing - Chicago

Summer Housing - Directories & National Listings
• General listings of housing resources - nationally and by city.

Listings Project - Artists Studios & Housing
City/State Specific Resources
National Listings of Housing Resources
InternHousing.com
Craigslist
Airbnb