3. Secure Internships (Paid or Unpaid)
Finding a job can be a challenge, especially if you don’t have experience. That’s why internships offer a great opportunity for you to gain valuable work experience that will make you marketable to future employers. Here is a list of internship resources at the county, state and federal level. 
Prince George’s County, MD

The Prince George's County Police Department offers internship opportunities to candidates with good academic standing at their institution or organization. You must submit a Letter of Interest and Resume with required information.

The Prince George’s County Youth Career Connect program (PGC-YCCP) is a 4 year STEM education initiative funded by the U.S Department of Labor to provide over 2,500 high school students in Prince George’s County with education and skills training, internships, college prep and dual enrollment, mentoring, and job readiness training to excel in the high growth industries in Healthcare and Information Technology (IT).

The Prince George’s County Volunteer Internship Program is an experiential learning program that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom and enables the student to gain practical experience as a professional under conditions conducive to educational development.

Maryland State

Students and Maryland citizens can find information on internships in Maryland State Agencies. These internships may be paid or unpaid, and for credit or noncredit.

The Maryland.gov website has a list of internship resources, including state, leadership, Attorney General and legislative internship opportunity programs.

Here is a list of current internship opportunities in the State of Maryland which is listed on the Indeed.com website.

Federal Internships

The U.S. Department of State’s Pathways Internship Program includes both the Internship Experience Program (IEP) and the Internship Temporary Program (ITEP). Both programs are targeted toward U.S. citizens enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions from high school to graduate school and professional academic levels.

NAFEO seeks interns for the Spring 2019 semester. Candidates will have an opportunity to assist in a wide range of duties to help increase public awareness of the mission, goals, and accomplishments of NAFEO and higher education issues generally, and more specifically Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Predominantly Black Institutions.

The Internship Program accepts applications from students enrolled in the following: High school, Home-school programs, Vocational and technical schools, Undergraduate level programs and Graduate level programs.

The DLA Pathways Internship Program (formally known as the Student Educational Employment Program, which included the STEP and SCEP programs) provides federal employment opportunities to students who are enrolled or accepted for enrollment as degree seeking students taking at least a half-time academic, technical, or vocational course load in an accredited high school, technical, vocational, 2 or 4 year college or university, graduate or professional school.

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) hires high-caliber, self-motivated students for internships that offer invaluable work experience. Our interns make significant contributions to the OCC’s mission through meaningful projects and assignments.

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