Internships and Experiential Learning

LASC offers an Experiential Learning course (LASC 486) that offers university credit for internship or other unpaid work experiences. Taking this course encourages students to apply academic knowledge to potential career placements, and connects the university to area companies, institutions, and organizations, leading to a development of strong and mutually beneficial relationships with area professionals and community leaders. For more information, contact us at LASC@umd.edu.

For information on the syllabus use link LASC 486 Syllabus.

For more information on internships use link Internship Guide.



FIND INTERNSHIPS OPPORTUNITIES

Local Internships

Partners for Democratic Change Internship

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Summer Program2018 Internship

CASA De Maryland Internships

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) Internships

Catholic Charities of Baltimore (Catholic Charity) Volunteer

Human Rights First Internship

International Rescue Committee Internship/Volunteer

The Tahirih Justice Center Volunteer

Brookings Volunteer

Smithsonian Latino Center Internship Program

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants Internships

Just Neighbors Undergraduate / Graduate Internships

kids in Need of Defense Jobs and Internships

Empowered Women International- Jobs and Internships Jobs and Internships

Mary's Center Internships

Wilson Center Mexican Institute Internships

Human Right Watch Internships

Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations Internships

National Immigration Forum Internships

Internships Abroad

The United to benfit Ecuadorian Children International (UBECI) Foundation (Quito - Ecuador) Internships/Volunteer

Fundación A mano manaba (FAMM) (Manabí - Ecuador) Internships/Volunteer

On-Campus Internships

Careers4Terps is our online database specifically for University of Maryland, College Park students. Employers log into Careers4Terps themselves and post part-time jobs, full-time jobs and internships! At any given time, there can be 1,000+ internships posted in the system. You have access to Careers4Terps on Careers4Terps





PAST INTERNSHIPS
Ana Ortiz-

Ana Ortez-Rivera

CASA De Maryland: Mi Espacio Program

"We are a group of passionate, community-conscious people working to organize, advocate for, and expand opportunities for Latino and immigrant people in the state of Maryland. We do this by providing employment placement; workforce development and training; health education; citizenship and legal services; and financial, language, and literacy training to Latino and immigrant communities throughout the state. Since our humble beginnings in 1985 assisting Central American refugees fleeing wars and civil strife at home, we have worked tirelessly to bring immigrant communities in Maryland out of the shadows and into greater power, dignity, and legitimacy."

Daniella Medel

Daniella Medel

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)

START is a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence based at the University of Maryland, College Park. They are dedicated to: * Advancing the scientific study of terrorism, its causes and consequences. * Providing data-driven research to homeland security policy makers and practitioners

Santiago Rios

Santiago Rios

AMERICA READS (UMD)

"America Reads" is a program promoted by the federal government to use university Federal Work Study (FWS) students as reading tutors to help children improve reading skills. The goal of the program is to get children to read well by the third grade.

Olivia Delaplaine

Olivia Delaplaine

CASA De Maryland: Mi Espacio Program

"We are a group of passionate, community-conscious people working to organize, advocate for, and expand opportunities for Latino and immigrant people in the state of Maryland. We do this by providing employment placement; workforce development and training; health education; citizenship and legal services; and financial, language, and literacy training to Latino and immigrant communities throughout the state. Since our humble beginnings in 1985 assisting Central American refugees fleeing wars and civil strife at home, we have worked tirelessly to bring immigrant communities in Maryland out of the shadows and into greater power, dignity, and legitimacy."

Zena Dhatt

Zena Dhatt

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation

"The Hispanic Heritage Foundation identifies, inspires, prepares, and connects Latino Leaders in the community, classroom, and workforce.

Julian Moreno

Julian Moreno

National Security Archives

Founded in 1985 by journalists and scholars to check rising government secrecy, the National Security Archive combines a unique range of functions: investigative journalism center, research institute on international affairs, library and archive of declassified U.S. documents ("the world's largest nongovernmental collection" according to the Los Angeles Times), leading non-profit user of the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, public interest law firm defending and expanding public access to government information, global advocate of open government, and indexer and publisher of former secrets.