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.

Social Science

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/

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/

Break Through The Static

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

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

Global Exchange

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

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/

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

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 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 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

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/

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/