To help you explore and find internship opportunities, we have compiled this list of useful online internship resources. If you would like assistance with your internship search, please contact our office to set up an appointment with one of our professional staff members.
Handshake: Handshake is a free online job and internship system available to Simpson students and alumni. Use Handshake to search for and apply to internships in a variety of fields and industries.
Greater Des Moines Partnership Career Center: The GDMP hosts this job/internship board where partnership members can post jobs and internships and job seekers can post their resumes and apply for opportunities.
Idealist: Idealist provides job and internship postings with US and international non-profit organizations.
Indeed: Indeed is a free job and internship search engine that pulls postings from a variety of sources, like company websites, online newspapers, job boards, and professional association websites.
InternQube: Produced by Michael True, one of the nation’s premier internship professionals, this website provides a vast number of internship and other career-related resources.
Iowa College Recruiting Network: Simpson College is a member of ICoRN, a network of 26 Iowa colleges and universities which hosts a number of recruiting events throughout the year at which students can interview for internships.
Looksharp: Looksharp is the largest internship and entry-level jobs marketplace dedicated entirely to students and new grads.
Major Employers in Des Moines: Use this list from the Greater Des Moines Partnership to identify major employers in the Des Moines area; many of these organizations offer internships in a variety of fields.
One Day One Internship: This blog highlights a new internship everyday and maintains a searchable database of previous posts. Great resource for students looking for internships outside of Iowa!
USAJobs: Students interested in internships with the federal government can search USAJObs.gov for current openings.