Internships and Jobs

Internship and Job Opportunities

There are hundreds on and off campus internship and employment opportunities currently posted for Gallaudet students. Below are some of the positions currently available. Access the Bison CareerLink for more information and to apply to these positions. This page is updated weekly throughout the school year.  


On-Campus Opportunities

Program Director - Hillel at Gallaudet University

Hillel at Gallaudet University seeks a Program Director who is outgoing, supports various expressions of Judaism, engages students in bringing Jewish programming to campus, works with the Board of Directors in realizing the vision for Hillel at Gallaudet University, and develops relationships for years to ensure each Jewish student leaves Gallaudet University with positive experiences.

Equal Opportunity Programs Assistant - Administration and Finance

Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, or providing information to callers. 

Graduate Assistant - Office of the Dean, SEBHS

Professional graduate student needed to work under the supervision of the administrative assistant to provide a variety of general support functions. 

Bus Monitor - Transportation Department

Assist school bus driver to provide safe pupil transportation to the KDES and MSSD student community in university school buses. Safely load and unload children and insure safety devices are secure. Monitors the behavior of students and submit reports if necessary. Turn in student attendance records and issue late passes. 

Front Desk Worker - Office for Students with Disabilities

General office support duties including, answering VP calls, assisting staff or faculty with test service requests, scheduling student appointments, delivering confidential mail to staff and faculty, and copying. Graduate students only. Position requires a high level or confidentiality.

Graduate Assistant - Center for Deaf Documentary Studies

Center for Deaf Documentary Studies and the Gallaudet Museum seeks an enthusiastic graduate student to perform a variety of communications and administrative tasks. Working under the supervision of the Director, the student worker will provide support functions to the CDDS & museum.

Off-Campus Opportunities

Local Journalist Assistant - Chicago Tribune

Interviewing people in a range of different circumstances; building contacts to maintain a flow of news, for example, police and emergency services, local council, community groups, health trusts. Attending to a range of events, such as council meetings, magistrates' court proceedings, football matches, talent contests. Working closely with the news team, photographers and editors. Recording interviews and meetings using shorthand or technical equipment; producing concise and accurate copy.

Intern, Communications - The Washington Nationals

This individual will work closely with the Communications Department during the 2016 season. The intern will be given the unique opportunity to learn new skills and gain valuable insight into the day-to-day workings of a sports communications department. Intern will assist on all facets of the operation with responsibilities including, production and distribution of daily media credentials, assisting with game notes and other game information such as lineup sheets, minor league recaps, getaway packets, etc. 

Executive Director - DCARA

DCARA's vision is for global recognition, pride, respect for ASL, equality, and justice for Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, Late-Deafened, and Deaf-Blind people. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for DCARA's staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. The Director will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans. 

Geographic Information Systems Intern - Peace Corps

The Peace Corps Office of Innovation seeks interns for its geospatial initiative. In collaboration with staff and volunteers, the intern will seek to make geospatial data easier to analyze through intuitive visualizations. Interns will use modern GIS software and methods and support the development of training materials for staff and volunteers in basic GIS tools. The intern will contribute to OpenStreetMap activities and enjoy opportunities for professional development as relates to geography, GIS, international development, government and their other professional skills/interests.

Metro's Summer College Intern Program - WMATA

Designed to cultivate future talent through progressive internships which offer increasing levels of work experience and professional development opportunities associated with the transit industry and Metro's operational environment. For more information and to apply, visit January 11-15, 2016.

Art Education Intern - Arlington Arts Center

Assist with registering students for classes, community outreach, writing press releases, and setting up student charts. Will also help prepare and implement annual workshops and events and will work closely with the Director of Education to ensure that AAC's art education program runs smoothly. During the school year, AAC offers daytime, after-school and evening classes to children, teens and adults. This internship typically comprises a semester. 

Curatorial & Exhibitions Intern - Arlington Arts Center

Assist with most aspects of the exhibition program: registering images and works of art, creating signage and pedagogical text, and assisting the installation and de-installation of the galleries. Other tasks may include writing press releases and coordinating gallery talks and other public programs. The intern must have strong oral and written communication skills, familiarity with hand tools, and knowledge of graphics and word processing programs. The intern should be able to work well independently and collaboratively.

Development & Marketing Intern - Arlington Arts Center 

Works closely with the Marketing Manager on all aspects of development and marketing for non-profit arts organization. The intern must have strong written communication skills and experience with social media platforms. The intern will provide hands on support both administratively programmatically. AAC seeks an intern who approaches work strategically and creatively, is able to manage projects independently and can provide a high-level of support.

Communications Internship - 826DC

The intern plays an important role in providing support to 826DC's fund raising, external communications and outreach efforts through storefront and social media operations.

Development Internship - 826DC

The intern plays an important role by providing administrative support to the Director of Development and participating in fund raising activities including grant writing, database management, donor relations, direct mail appeals, and special events. 

Earth Day Network Intern - Earth Day Network

Interns will have the opportunity to play a vital role in the planning and implementation of Earth Day events around the world and aid in the 5 year countdown to Earth Day's 50th anniversary in 2020.

Internship - D.C. Department of Energy and Environment 

DOEE Green Fellows are highly competitive paid opportunities for four graduate students attending DC-based higher education institutions. Each fall, the Green Fellows program provides paid positions within Natural Resources, Sustainability, Energy, and Environmental Services. Each unit is within Administrations.

Policy Analyst Internship - U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The Immigration Policy team in the Office of Policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeks energetic, team-oriented students for an internship. The internship offers the opportunity to be an integral part of the team and experience the day-to-day work of policy analysts at DHS. The position requires the ability to think strategically about homeland security and immigration policy. Candidates must be comfortable working as a team to develop actionable solutions to strategic challenges, and presenting these findings to the Department leadership. 

Updated January 13, 2016


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