Internship Opportunities

State of Vermont Internship Services

These resources are intended for college students and recent graduates who are seeking opportunities to apply academic learning in real world situations while exploring potential career paths and acquiring work experience.  Other types of internships, such as those for adults in transition or high school students, may be identified separately.  The State of Vermont offers various avenues to explore internship opportunities.  Many internship opportunities are posted on the state online application website, www.careers.vermont.gov.  Others can be found by visiting specific department websites.  On this page, you will also find helpful links to other internship resources

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Why Become an Intern?

Internships are an opportunity to apply knowledge learned in the classroom to hands-on experience and strengthen professional work ethics.  Gain knowledge of the employer, industry and career field while gaining valuable work experiences and references to enhance your resume.  Internship opportunities may be paid or unpaid, as well as offering earned college credits when available. 

  • Learn more about your field or industry
  • Apply knowledge learned in the classroom
  • Connect theory and practice
  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Enhance your resume
  • Develop valuable references
  • Provide a meaningful service to your community and state
  • Earn college credit
The Application Process

To apply, please visit our careers page, www.careers.vermont.gov .  Here you will find internship postings along with employment opportunities for you to explore.  Each posting will specify how to apply for that opportunity. 

Applications are reviewed by the internship supervisor and applicants are contacted directly for interviews.  If you have questions regarding the status of your internship application you should feel free to contact the internship supervisor listed in the posting. 

Internship Opportunities

If you don’t find an available internship opportunity posted on our careers page that matches your current interest or field of study, you may find opportunities available through other state resources (a list of internship contacts is available in the forms and documents section of this page). 

General information and inquiries should be directed to the State of Vermont Internship Coordinator at DHR.Internships@state.vt.us