WSF Internships A-Z

See below for a list of internships that students from each major might be interested in, based on past semesters. Note that the list is not exhaustive; we can accommodate students from any and all majors.

7x7 Magazine

This magazine is the insider's guide to San Francisco and the Bay Area. http://www.7x7.com/

826 National

826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers, including 826 Valencia in San Francisco. http://826national.org/

826 Valencia

A typically eclectic San Francisco creative writing academy founded by award-winning author David Eggers, and disguised as a “Pirate Store” to help kids learn writing can be fun. Interns get to work with local school students from a variety of underserved and marginalized populations. http://www.826valencia.org/

American Conservatory Theater

American Conservatory Theater is a professional San Francisco theater company and actor training program in the San Francisco Bay Area. www.act-sf.org

American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter

The American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter provides relief to those affected by disasters and empowers individuals in our community to prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. http://www.redcrossbayarea.org/

The Arc of San Francisco

The Arc San Francisco is a nonprofit organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. http://thearcsf.org/

A.R. Sanchez-Corea and Associates, Inc., ARS

A.R. Sanchez-Corea & Associates, Inc., ARS, is a pioneer and an innovator in the building and permit code consulting field. http://www.arscode.com/home.htm

Because Justice Matters

Because Justice Matters works to end injustice by taking a stand against modern-day slavery, domestic violence, discrimination against immigrants and economic inequality. http://becausejusticematters.org/

Brava Theater Company

Theater Arts majors express their creative and didactic qualities as they teach kids all about the theater and their passion for drama and creative arts; a thespian’s delight! http://www.brava.org/education/

Break Through The Static

Break Through The Static supports and empowers teenagers impacted by suicide. http://breakthroughthestatic.org/

The Bubble Lounge

The Bubble Lounge is a premium, sophisticated champagne lounge in San Francisco. http://www.bubblelounge.com/san-francisco/

The BOX SF

Shop, sip, listen, taste, learn, see, and connect at The BOX SF, a historic and elegantly cool private event and meeting space. http://www.theboxsf.com/

Bridgemont High School

Assist in the Physical Education program at this private Christian High School. www.bridgemont.org

California Culinary Academy

In a City known for its restaurants, why not learn what it takes to make the restaurant business ‘go’? An internship here introduces you to the world of the culinary arts and its related business functions. http://www.baychef.com/

California Historical Society

Official historical association of the State of California. www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/

California Pacific Medical Center

California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) is committed to world-renowned health care with a personal touch. http://www.cpmc.org/

Catholic Charities Refugee Services

One of the oldest and best-known social justice agencies in the city, Catholic Charities cares for those who are in the process of escaping human trafficking, domestic abuse and political persecution. Be a lifeline to people in distress, and affirm their humanity while finding your own. http://www.cccyo.org/programs/immigration.php

Chicken Soup Chinese Medicine

Chicken Soup Chinese Medicine utilizes Eastern medical practices to administer health care at their San Francisco clinic. http://www.docmisha.com/

City Church San Francisco

City Church San Francisco exists to follow Christ to renew the city. To call the people of the city to be stewards of their power and gifts for the honor of Christ and the benefit of urban communities, City Church challenges Christians of the city not only to live within the city, but to serve. http://www.citychurchsf.org/

City Crossroads

City Crossroads is an intentional ministry to multi-ethnic youth and low-income families with a holistic approach to urban missions to meet the real spiritual, physical, social, educational, emotional and relational needs of the city's children and their families. http://citycrossroads.org/

Climate Theater

Climate is a state-of-the art boutique theatre laboratory in the heart of San Francisco. http://climatetheater.org/

Clowns Without Borders

Clowns Without Borders offers laughter to relieve the suffering of all persons, especially children, who live in areas of crisis including refugee camps, conflict zones and territories in situations of emergency. http://www.clownswithoutborders.org/

Consulates

There are many opportunities at foreign consulates in San Francisco. Contact Westmont in San Francisco for more information, please contact Westmont in San Francisco.

Creativity Explored

Creativity Explored is a nonprofit visual arts center where artists with developmental disabilities create, exhibit, and sell art. How about working to host an event featuring art of ‘Super Heroes and Villains”? Such is part of what our interns are involved with this semester. http://www.creativityexplored.org/

Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH)

Oversee nonprofit accounting at DISH, a property management service helping end homelessness in San Francisco. http://dishsf.org/

Dolores Park Church

For over 130 years Dolores Park Church has been an intergenerational, multi-ethnic community of Christian faith and mission rooted in the center of San Francisco. http://www.doloresparkchurch.org/

The Exploratorium

The Exploratorium is a hands-on museum of science, art, and human perception. www.exploratorium.edu

foolsFURY Theater
Wish to try your hand in the acting profession? Join this local troupe and see what it takes to put on performances from the sets to the scenes. You will gain years of experience with this local band of dynamic thespians and their local partners. http://foolsfury.org/fury/

FranDelJA

FranDelJA's philosophy is a multi-layered approach built upon the foundation that each child deserves a warm, stimulating environment that fosters positive self-esteem and develops the love of learning. http://www.frandelja.org/

Freedom Archives

The Freedom Archives includes 10,000 hours of audio and video recordings documenting social justice movements locally, nationally, and internationally from the 1960s to the present. http://www.freedomarchives.org/

French American International School

Guided by the principles of academic rigor and diversity, the French American International School offers programs of study in French and English to prepare its graduates for a world in which the ability to think critically and to communicate across cultures is of paramount importance. www.frenchamericansf.org

French Consulate in San Francisco

Under the authority of the Minister of European and Foreign Affairs, the Consulate General of France is responsible for the protection and administrative affairs of French nationals settled or traveling within the American Northwest. The Consulate provides many services to the French community and those who desire to voyage to France. http://www.consulfrance-sanfrancisco.org/sommaire.php3?id_rubrique=2

Future Farmer Recordings

Future Farmer Recordings is a record label, giving interns experience in the music business field. www.futurefarmer.com

General Assistance Advocacy Project (GAAP)

This organization serves homeless and marginally housed San Franciscans by helping them obtain the public benefits to which they are entitled. So long as there is a need for public benefits, GAAP provides education, empowerment and advocacy to our clients through the involvement of law students, undergraduates and community volunteers. www.gaap.org

George Krevsky Gallery

George Krevsky Gallery specializes in 20th century American art in the figurative tradition, emphasizing the Ashcan, Regionalist, Modernist, and Social Realist schools. The gallery is committed to showcasing art of the highest quality that documents the cultural history of the last century. http://www.georgekrevskygallery.com/

Girls on the Run

A social service agency aimed at promoting health, self-esteem and community among underprivileged young women through mentoring and regular city-wide running events. www.gotrbayarea.org

Global Exchange

Global Exchange is an international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic and environmental justice around the world. www.globalexchange.org

HarperOne

Today, HarperOne is a broad-based publisher with strengths in literary and commercial fiction, business books, children's books, cookbooks, and mystery, romance, reference, religious, and spiritual books. Consistently at the forefront of innovation and technological advancement, HarperOne is the first publisher to digitize its content and create a global digital warehouse to protect the rights of its authors, meet consumer demand and generate additional business opportunities. www.harpercollins.com

Institute of International Education

The Institute of International Education (IIE) fosters mutual understanding, develops global leaders, and protects academic freedom worldwide through educational exchange and training programs. http://www.iie.org/

KPIX CBS Channel 5

The San Francisco Bay Area's source for breaking news, weather, traffic and sports. www.cbs5.com

KRON NBC Channel 4

Covering news throughout the Bay Area. www.kron.com

KTVU Fox Channel 2 News

Work side-by-side with an award-winning TV journalist at an Oakland-based TV station; write scripts, go on location, live the life of an on-scene reporter and learn the business from the inside out. http://www.ktvu.com/index.html

La Casa de las Madres

Thirty years ago, La Casa de las Madres opened San Francisco’s first domestic violence shelter for women and their children.  The once-quiet shelter has grown into the city’s leading voice for abused women, their children and teens—educating, promoting awareness and changing the community’s and the media’s perceptions about domestic violence and its victims.  Through a broad service continuum, we also provide expert intervention and prevention services to more than 10,000 community members annually. www.lacasadelasmadres.org

Larkin Street Youth Services

The mission of this organization is to create a continuum of services that inspire youth to move beyond the street. Their goal is to nurture potential, promote dignity and support bold steps by all. http://www.larkinstreetyouth.org/

Magic Theatre

This theater company stages new works by emerging and established playwrights. www.magictheatre.org

Movement Discoveries

Movement Discoveries is a physical rehabilitation clinic offering innovative therapies for children with neuromuscular disorders, including intensive suit therapy. www.movementdiscoveries.com

MRE Commercial Real Estate

MRE Commercial Real Estate provides leasing, sales, management and development services to clients in the East Bay, San Francisco and throughout the Greater Bay Area. http://www.mrecommercial.com/

New Door Ventures

New Door Ventures helps at-risk youth in San Francisco get ready for work and life by providing jobs, job-readiness and supportive community. We are inspired by our faith to empower and equip youth for the future. We provide jobs and training through social enterprises we own and operate, and in other settings. We create community that facilitates personal growth. http://www.newdoor.org

Not For Sale Campaign

Not For Sale creates tools that engage business, government, and grassroots in order to incubate and grow social enterprises to benefit enslaved and vulnerable communities. Together, we can end slavery in our lifetime. http://www.notforsalecampaign.org/

Old Skool Cafe

Old Skool Cafe offers job training and employment to youth at-risk of lifestyles of poverty and violence. http://oldskoolcafe.org/

Real Options for City Kids (ROCK)

A combined in-school and after-school internship working with underprivileged kids as a mentor/coach to students participating in tutoring and additional sports-related offerings. www.rocksf.org

Reality SF

Reality SF is a church that takes a theological, missional, and relational approach to ministry in the city. http://realitysf.com/

Reflectur Design

If you wonder where they come up with book covers, logos, and designs for a range of business, arts and non-profit agencies, check out this San Francisco graphic design firm. http://www.reflectur.com/

Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory School

Teach computer science at this highly prestigious private high school. www.shcp.edu

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce

Connecting San Francisco businesses and government. http://www.sfchamber.com/

San Francisco Department of Public Health

Assist in research and prevention of HIV/AIDS with the SF Department of Public Health. http://www.sfdph.org/dph/default.asp

San Francisco General Hospital Psychiatric Unit

Hands-on involvement with clinicians and clients in a challenging environment promoting mental health and growth among HIV/AIDS and psychiatric patients representing a diverse range of ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. http://www.sfdph.org/chn/SFGH/default.asp

San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development

The Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) is dedicated to enhancing San Francisco's economic vitality. OEWD oversees activities and programs related to business attraction and retention, workforce development, international business, development planning, and neighborhood commercial revitalization. http://www6.sfgov.org/index.aspx?page=134

San Francisco Opera

Established in 1923, San Francisco Opera is one of the world’s leading producers of opera, presenting a roster of traditional and contemporary lyric theater repertory at the historic War Memorial Opera House. www.sfopera.com

San Francisco Planning and Urban Reseach (SPUR)

Ideas and action for a better city. http://www.spur.org/

San Francisco Public Defender's Office

The San Francisco Public Defender’s Office provides legal representation to over 25,000 indigent people charged with crimes each year. We aspire to be a nationwide model for the delivery of indigent defense services and programs to help people turn their lives around. http://www.sfgov.org/pd

San Francisco Public Library

The San Francisco Main Library is the resource center for the entire San Francisco Public Library system and the libraries of Northern California. Its large collection and extensive programs and exhibits support the Library's mission of "access to information, knowledge, independent learning and the joy of reading." http://sfpl.org/

San Francisco Symphony

The San Francisco Symphony sets the highest possible standard for excellence in musical performance at home and around the world; Enriches, serves, and shapes cultural life throughout the spectrum of Bay Area communities; Maintains financial stability and gains public recognition as a means of ensuring its ability to fulfill its mission. www.sfsymphony.org

San Francisco Unified School District

There are numerous teaching opportunities for English majors throughout the San Francisco public school system. www.sfusd.edu

Shanti Lifelines Program

LifeLines offers practical assistance and emotional support to women and men with breast cancer in San Francisco including financial assistance, meals, transportation, wellness workshops and more. http://www.shanti.org/lifelines/index.html

Slavery Footprint

Educating consumers on how they contribute to human trafficking. http://slaveryfootprint.org/

Sojourn Interfaith Chaplaincy at San Francisco General Hospital

Sojourn Chaplaincy offers a multi-faith nonjudgmental ministry of presence, and pastoral care training for the broad multicultural mix of patients, their loved ones, the staff of San Francisco General Hospital and the community. http://www.sojournchaplaincy.org/

St. Anthony Foundation

Providing services to low-income and homeless in San Francisco. http://www.stanthonysf.org/

Tauber Holocaust Library and Education Program

The Tauber Holocaust Library and Education Program offers a rich resource for students, scholars, and the general public. The library's educational programs make Holocaust history come alive and assist educators in transforming their classrooms into places where students are challenged and encouraged to be active learners. http://www.tauberholocaustlibrary.org/

TechSoup Global

TechSoup Global, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, was founded in 1987 on the belief that technology is a powerful enabler for social change. Since then, we’ve assembled a worldwide network of individuals and organizations that share this conviction. This network—one that you likely belong to—is working together to develop and share innovative solutions to our most urgent social challenges. http://www.techsoupglobal.org/

ThinkEquity Partners

International investment banking in the Financial District, balancing a spiritual heart with fiscal effectiveness and social responsibility. Learn the ropes of this highly-competitive field while working with an experienced supervisor who has long taken a special interest in WSF. www.thinkequity.com

UCSF Research Center

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is recognized internationally as one of the world's great research universities with a trademark culture of collaboration. Basic scientists and clinical researchers from all disciplines work together to find solutions for preventing and treating disease. www.ucsf.edu

Welcome Ministry

Welcome seeks to provide a faithful response to poverty and to improve the quality of life for individuals in our community by providing: hospitality; education; food; and referrals for housing, health care and drug and alcohol treatment. http://www.welcomeministry.org/

Wiley Jossey-Bass Publishers

Jossey Bass publishes books, periodicals, and other media to inform and inspire personal, organizational, and community development. http://www.josseybass.com/WileyCDA/

Yoga Journal Magazine

A magazine on all things yoga. http://www.yogajournal.com/

Youth With A Mission (YWAM): San Francisco

The vision of YWAM San Francisco is that each person in San Francisco and the Bay Area would know the life-changing love and power of Jesus Christ and that the city would have an influential voice of redemption to the world. http://www.ywamsanfrancisco.org/