The Career Development Center provides individualized assistance with the job or internship search to both on-campus and online students, so simply call 205-726-2980 to schedule an appointment. In the meantime, the following links can help you start to explore possibilities.

Job & Internship Search

General

  • HireSamford (Powered by College Central Network): The place where employers post internship, part-time, and full-time positions specifically for Samford students and alumni, opportunities that may not be listed elsewhere.
  • Handshake: Access opportunities that employers pay to post to all students across the country.
  • Indeed: A job and internship search engine that will pull all non-password protected listings posted on the websites from organizations around the country.
  • LinkedIn: Find internships and jobs through the professional networking site that is widely used throughout the world.
  • Samford in D.C.: Learn about the structured, Samford-affiliated program to intern in D.C. at government agencies, non-profits, businesses, and more.

Government

  • Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS): An eight-month virtual internship program requiring a commitment of 10 hours per week from September to May. Although unpaid, hundreds of opportunities exist at more than 40 agencies throughout the federal government. Applications due in July each year.
  • USAJobs: The U.S. Government’s official site for (most) federal jobs.
  • Student & Recent Graduate Information: Learn about federal internships, the government’s recent graduate program, important tips, and more.
  • Go Government: Find information about various career fields, benefits of working for the federal government, and other helpful information.

International

  • UN Jobs: Search vacancies with the U.N. and other international organizations.
  • U.S. State Department: Explore opportunities with the Foreign Service, Civil Service, student programs, and more within the State Department.
  • Peace Corps: Learn about working at a grass-roots level in developing nations across the world, while gaining language and cross-cultural skills.
  • Idealist: Search internship, employment, and volunteer opportunities at non-profits in the U.S. and around the world.
  • MyVisaJobs: Learn what employers regularly sponsor students with H1-B visas, current jobs where sponsorship is available, and other helpful information.

Non-Profit

  • Hire Samford (Powered by College Central Network): The place where employers post internship, part-time, and full-time positions specifically for Samford students and alumni, opportunities that may not be listed elsewhere.
  • Alabama Association of Non-Profits: Search opportunities at Alabama-based non-profits.
  • Idealist: Search internship, employment, and volunteer opportunities at non-profits in the U.S. and around the world.
  • Work for Good: Another helpful resource to find opportunities in the non-profit world.

On-campus

Position postings and other important information for employment for current students can be found on the Human Resources page.

Other

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