The Office of Service Learning maintains contact with a variety of groups and agencies that offer internships to Villanova University students. Please explore the resources below. Get more information on internships with the A&S Internships Office.
The Bronx Defenders accepts college interns for summer placement and investigative interns for both summer and semester placement. All internships are full time. Investigative interns are responsible for the field work associated with the defense of a criminal case. They take witness statements, serve subpoenas and, if necessary, testify.
CRS partners with select universities in the United States to support long-term relationships, as well as to engage students in meaningful internships. This program fosters a deeper understanding of the work of CRS and its partners overseas.
Upon completion of the Conservation Associate Program, a CA leaves with a varied hands-on experience that can include animal care and basic medical techniques, education program development, public speaking skills, interpersonal skills, and knowledge of South Florida flora and fauna - depending upon the program area. Other benefits include housing with washer and dryer, uniform shirts, and accident insurance, all furnished at no charge. Conservation Associates receive a scholarship equivalent to $125 per week of service. The scholarship may be used to cover expenses at the student's discretion.
Numerous opportunities are available through the Conservation on the Land Internship Program. Postings at this time include various types of Conservation Interns who will work at county Land Conservation Departments or related organizations throughout Wisconsin, including Burnett, Dodge, Eau Claire, and Rusk, Sauk counties. Responsibilities vary by county, and include work such as GIS mapping, monitoring invasive species, conservation planning, and lake and stream surveying.
Democracy Matters is a non-partisan non-profit organization of students and professors working on campuses across the country to educate people about the role of money in politics, and its impact on democracy. We are hiring part-time interns during the academic year to: Build coalitions of student activists on campus…Organize teach-ins on money in politics…Train college students to run workshops in high schools…Coordinate with other colleges in sponsoring reform legislation…Lobby and educate elected officials about campaign finance reform…Run petition drives and door-to-door canvasses to educate students on the issue of money in politics. Democracy Matters provides Campus Coordinators with a stipend of $750 per semester, professional support, a wide range of materials, funding for campus activities, and opportunities to participate in regional and national conferences. Contact Information: Joan Mandle, Democracy Matters, 2600 Johnny Cake Hill Road, Hamilton, NY, 13346.
For those undergraduate and graduate students that are looking for internship opportunities in the New York City and D.C area, a possible resource is the Everett Public Service Internship Program.
The Partnership for Public Service website has a great list of web resources for internships and scholarships for those interested in public service.