WSF Internships by Major

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.

Political Science

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.

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.


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

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.

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.

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.

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.

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce

Connecting San Francisco businesses and government.

San Francisco Department of Public Health

Assist in research and prevention of HIV/AIDS with the SF Department of Public Health.

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.

San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR)

Ideas and action for a better city.

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.

Slavery Footprint

Educating consumers on how they contribute to human trafficking.

St. Anthony Foundation

Providing services to low-income and homeless in San Francisco.