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Careers & Post-Graduation Planning: Internships

Resources for learning more about careers and other next steps for Castleton University students

Spring is a GREAT time for an internship at Castleton University!!

Vermont State College Online Job and Internship Fair

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  • New employers will be added weekly.  

  • Visit the list at your convenience, review opportunities that interest you, and reach out to employers.

  • Open through May 31st.

Career Services Spring Workshops and Events

CoolWorks features a database of jobs in the U.S.  Includes jobs in the National Parks, resorts, amusement parks, camps, and ranches. Provides jobs by state, a job map and more.

Outdoor/leadership programs

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)
Learn wilderness and leadership skills

Outward Bound
Adventure-based wilderness programs

Resources at Castleton

For career development support and jobs please contact:
Renee Beaupre-White
Director of Career Services
(802) 468-1339

For internship and experiential learning support please contact:

Jessica Duncan

Director of Experiential Learning and Workplace Readiness 

Internship Program Coordinator

(802) 468- 1244

Listings: Internships, part-time/full-time/summer jobs

Stay at Castleton over the summer

Student positions at Castleton

International opportunities

Summer jobs abroad from Transitions Abroad

Volunteer Abroad “The Portal for Volunteer Work, Service and Vacations Overseas” from Transitions Abroad

Volunteers for Peace
A non-profit founded in 1982 offering over 3000 voluntary service opportunities around the world.

Volunteer Abroad from Go

Research opportunities

Science summer internships

Pathways to Science from the Institute for Broadening Participation offers a searchable database of summer research opportunities. Searchable by by institution, disciplinary categories, and geography.

Research Experiences for Undergraduates from the National Science Foundation. Groups of 10 or so undergraduates work in a research program of a host institution.  Pays a stipend.

Undergraduate Internship Program Vermont EPSCoR Adaptation to Climate Change. 10 weeks. Paid.  (Deadline to apply:  early February)

At these campuses

  • Johnson State College in Johnson
  • Saint Michael's College in Colchester
  • University of Vermont in Burlington
  • Lyndon State College in Lyndon
  • Middlebury College in Middlebury
  • Castleton University in Castleton

In these areas

  • Lake and Stream Ecology
  • Climatology
  • Water Chemistry & Microbiology
  • Soil Nutrients
  • Land Use Management
  • Environmental Policy & Management
  • Computer Programming

AmGen Scholars program
Sponsored by the Amgen Foundation. "Allows undergraduates from across the globe to participate in cutting-edge research opportunities at world-class institutions. 17 leading institutions across the U.S., Europe and Japan currently host the summer program."

Books on volunteer/service opportunities

Spring Internships

More job listings

Also see the Job hunting tab on this guide for access to more job listings

Federal government jobs

Opportunities for internships and entry level jobs in the federal government, part of USAJobs

Farming internships

Sustainable farming internship and apprenticeship listings
From ATTRA, The National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service

Work abroad

Theater opportunities

Career resources in theater
on CU library theater course guide

Summer Professional Theatre Companies
List with links to company websites

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) Job Bank, choose Internship for "Type of Position" when you search

Summer Theatre Directory
REF 792.02
Print directory
to summer employment at summer theatres and training programs.  Also:  theme parks, renaissance fairs, outdoor drama, cruise lines.

Spring 2022 Internship Opportunities

Other opportunities:

  • Poultney Mettowee Conservation District 
  • Community Health Centers of the Rutland Region
  • Mt. Prospect Academy
  • Castleton Community Center
  • Community Care Network
  • CNR Search Firm 

Internship listings

Website for students "to connect with Vermont employers and land great internship opportunities in technical, creative, and business pursuits."

An "internship marketplace bringing students, employers and higher education institutions together in one centralized location."

Some books on internships in the library

The list below is only a sampling of books available.  See more at