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.


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.

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.

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, affirm their humanity while finding your own.

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.

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.

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.

St. Anthony Foundation

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

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.