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Career Development Center

Diversity Career Resources

Below is a list of opportunities aimed at students from various diverse backgrounds.  All descriptions and information are taken either from the employer websites or from conversations with employers directly.  Please contact Soha Jafarzade with any questions, if you see any errors, or can’t find what you’re looking for.

 
Employer/Link Diverse Population Career Community Are International Students Eligible?
Film Independent Project Involve

Underrepresented Communities

Arts & Design Some
Jacob's Pillow Internships All Arts & Design Yes
MoMA Internships All Arts & Design Yes
Smithsonian Minority Awards Program Underrepresented Communities Arts & Design No
The Met Internships All Arts & Design Yes
The Strong Museum of Play Diversity Internship Underrepresented Communities Arts & Design  
Whitney Museum of American Art Internship All Arts & Design Yes
       
Barclays Sophomore Springboard Diversity Program Ethnically Diverse Students Consulting & Finance  
GLG Diversity Scholarship Identify within an underrepresented group, including but not limited to as a person of color, member of LGBTQ+ Consulting & Finance No
Goldman Sachs Pride Summit LGBTQ+ Consulting & Finance  
Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camps for Black, Hispanic, and Native American Students Black, Hispanic, and Native American Students Consulting & Finance  
Lazard All Consulting & Finance Yes
McKinsey & Co Sophomore Diversity Leaders Internship Black, African American, Hispanic, Latino, and/or part of Indigenous Groups Consulting & Finance  Yes
MLT Career Prep Black, Latino, or Native American Students Consulting & Finance DACA
Moelis All Consulting & Finance Yes
Seizing Every Opportunity Black, Hispanic and Native American Students Consulting & Finance Yes
William Blair All Consulting & Finance Yes
       
ABA/Montgomery Summer Research Diversity Fellowships in Law and Social Science Underrepresented Communities Government & Law No
Boston Lawyers Group International Students of Color Government & Law  
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program Underrepresented Communities Government & Law No
CHCI Congressional Internship Program Latino Students Government & Law DACA
CHCI Public Policy Fellow Latino Students Government & Law DACA
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Internship All Government & Law  
DC Internships All Government & Law Yes
Future Global Leaders Fellowship First Generation Students Government & Law Yes
Minority Access' Diversity & Inclusion Internship Program Diverse Students Government & Law No
PPIA Junior Summer Institute Diverse Students Government & Law Yes
Ronald H. Brown Law School Prep Program Diverse Students Government & Law  
The Washington Center Federal Diversity Internship Initiative Diverse Students Government & Law No
University of Houston Pre-Law Pipeline Program First-generation college students, low income, or members of groups underrepresented in the legal profession Government & Law Yes
       
Amgen Scholars Program at the National Institutes of Health All Healthcare No
Caltech Wave Fellows Underrepresented Communities Healthcare DACA
Diversity Student Summer Research Opportunity Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine Underrepresented Communities Healthcare No
Diversity Summer Internship Program for Undergraduates Underrepresented Communities Healthcare No
DSHREP Underrepresented Communities Healthcare No
Duke Summer Research Opportunity Program Underrepresented Communities Healthcare Yes
Harvard Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program Underrepresented Communities Healthcare No
Health Career Connection Internship Diverse Students Healthcare DACA
Health Disparities Clinical Summer Research Fellowship Program Underrepresented Communities Healthcare No
International Exchange Program Underrepresented Communities Healthcare No
Jackson Laboratory Summer Student Program Diverse Students Healthcare No
Minority Health International Research Training Program Minority Students Healthcare No
MIT Summer Research Program Underserved and Underrepresented Minorities (e.g. Low Socio-Economic Background, First Generation) Students Healthcare Yes
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Diversity Opportunities Underrepresented Communities Healthcare No
National Institute on Drug Abuse Research Internship Program Underrepresented Communities Healthcare No
Pritzker School of Medicine Experience in Research Disadvantaged Groups/Underrepresented Communities Healthcare No
Project AHEAD Internship All Healthcare No
Sexual Health Internship Program at STRUT All Healthcare Yes
Summer Health Professions Education Program Underrepresented Communities Healthcare DACA
The Summer Undergraduate Mentorship Program (SUMP) of the Hispanic Center of Excellence (HCOE) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Underrepresented Communities Healthcare DACA
       
Horizon Media Internship Programs All Media & Communications Yes
MAIP Various Media & Communications No
Academy Gold Program Diverse Students Media & Communications  
Brooklyn Workforce Innovations Low-Income Backgrounds Media & Communications No
CBS Writers Mentoring Program Diverse Students Media & Communications Yes
Emma Bowen Foundation Fellowship Program Students of Color Media & Communications No
Fox Writers Lab Diverse Students Media & Communications  
Graduate Newspaper Fellowship for Minorities Minority Students Media & Communications No
HBO Writing Fellowship Diverse Students Media & Communications No
Lee & Low Books Diverse Students Media & Communications No
Nascar Diversity Internship Program Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Latino or Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Media & Communications No
National Association of Black Journalists Internship Black Students Media & Communications Yes
NBC Universal Writers Program Diverse Students Media & Communications No
NHMC Television Writers Program Latino Students Media & Communications No
Outfest Screenwriting Lab LGBTQ+ Media & Communications Yes
T. Howard Foundation Diverse Students Media & Communications No
       
Asia Society Internship All Nonprofit & Education Yes
Credit Suisse Investment Banking Sophomore Diversity Summer Analyst Program Diverse Students Nonprofit & Education  
Independent Institute Learning to Lead Internships All Nonprofit & Education Yes
The HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) Hispanic Students Nonprofit & Education No
The Judith Gueron Minority Scholars Program Traditionally Underrepresented Groups Nonprofit & Education Yes
William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students Students of Color Nonprofit & Education DACA
       
2019 National Science Foundation REU Programs in Biological and Physical Sciences at Brandeis University Underrepresented Communities Science & Technology No
ACES+ Summer Undergraduate Research Program Underrepresented Communities Science & Technology No
APS/IBM Research Internship for Underrepresented Minorities Underrepresented Communities Science & Technology Yes
Biomedical Research Internship for Minority Students Minority Students Science & Technology No
Broad Summer Research Program Diverse Students Science & Technology No
Brown University Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training Program Underrepresented Communities Science & Technology No
Chicago Region Physical Sciences-Oncology Center Summer Research Positions Underserved Students Science & Technology No
Cornell Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Minority Students Science & Technology No
Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program Diverse Students Science & Technology No
Department of Energy Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program Minority Students Science & Technology No
GLOBE Internship Variety of Backgrounds and Experiences Science & Technology Yes
Google Bold Underrepresented Communities Science & Technology  
Hispanic Center of Excellence Mentorship Program Underrepresented Communities Science & Technology DACA
Humboldt State University’s REU American Indian, Native Alaskan, and Native Hawaiian Students Science & Technology  
Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Minority Students Science & Technology No
Kansas State Research and Extension Multicultural Summer Research Fellowship Multicultural Students Science & Technology  
LEAP Apprenticeship Diverse Students Science & Technology  
Mentoring Summer Research Internship Program (MSRIP) Disadvantaged Backgrounds Science & Technology No
Mosaics in Science Internship Underrepresented Communities Science & Technology No
MTBI Summer Program 2019 at Arizona State University African Americans, Latinos and Native Americans Science & Technology Yes
Multidisciplinary International Research Training (MIRT) Program Underrepresented Communities Science & Technology No
National Park Service Academy Diverse Racial and Ethnic Backgrounds Science & Technology No
National Park Service Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program Underrepresented Communities Science & Technology No
NIDDK Diversity Summer Research Training Program (DSRTP) for Undergraduate Students Diverse Students Science & Technology No
RESEARCH EXPERIENCES FOR UNDERGRADUATES (REU) IN RAPTOR RESEARCH Underrepresented Communities Science & Technology  
REU Summer Research Program Underrepresented Communities Science & Technology No
Short-Term Research Experience for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) Underrepresented Communities Science & Technology No
SPURS: A BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAM Underrepresented Communities Science & Technology No
SURF Program at Boston University Minority Students Science & Technology No
Talent Development and Innovation and Sciences (TDIS) Summer Internship Minority Students Science & Technology No
The Undergraduate Cancer Research Training Program (UCRTP) Low-Income Background or Underrepresented Minority Students Science & Technology No
WAVE FELLOWS at Caltech Underrepresented Communities Science & Technology No
       
INROADS Internships All Various Yes
Jopwell Black, Latinx, and Native American Students Various  
LULAC National Internships All Various  
Major League Baseball All Various Some
Student Action with Farmworkers Diverse Students Various No
U.S. Department of Energy Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program All Various No