Select Internship Programs

OCS offers hundreds of prevetted employer contacts and internships, but also works closely with students to help them craft an experience to fit their unique interests. Check out the many options for professional experiences and internships. There are also a number of funded internship programs offered by OCS which are listed below. Yale's Common Good & Creative Careers Team manages the following select internships. With the exception of Yale in Hollywood, all of these opportunities have funding.


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Paul Block Journalism Internships

Supported by the Block Family Foundation and allows students to work extensive 10-week summer internships. Previously participating newspapers include the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Toledo Blade, the Sacramento Bee and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Visit the Paul Block Journalism Internship page to learn more.

Buckley Media & Public Policy Internships

Supported by the William F. Buckley Program at Yale, this summer program allows up to five Yale undergraduates media and public policy positions at employers that have included the National Review, The New Criterion, the Manhattan Institute, Forbes Magazine, FIRE, and Gingrich 360. Visit the Buckley Media & Public Policy Internships page to learn more.

Yale Alumni Community Service Funded Internships

Supported by Yale Alumni Clubs throughout the U.S. and provides paid eight-week community service internship positions. Visit the Yale Alumni  Community Service Funded Internship page to learn more.

Yawkey Community Service Funded Internships

Supported by the Yawkey Foundation and allows students to apply to receive a $5,000 stipend to work at proposed nonprofit organizations in  the New England area. Visit the Yawkey Community Service Funded Internship page to learn more.

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Yale in Hollywood

OCS, the Yale in Hollywood Club (an alum group involved in the entertainment industry), and part of the Yale Club of Southern California, have collaborated to offer internship opportunities and streamline the internship search process for students interested in an introduction to the various components of the entertainment industry. Visit the Yale in Hollywood Summer Internships page to learn more.

Yale Arts Apprenticeship Program

The Yale Arts Apprenticeship Program is an initiative that connects Yale undergraduates, particularly those on financial aid, with professional arts practitioners of any discipline.

Career Resources

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Community Spotlights

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