Possible Places to Intern

Internships are a great way to learn about community organizations, apply skills, and continue to expand your networks. The on campus T. Rowe Price Career and Innovation Center posts internship opportunities and might be your first physical stop for guidance. You can also pursue internships on your own by consulting already published internship guides (e.g., Peterson's Internships; Vault Guide to Top Internships) or simply searching the world wide web (e.g., or

Check out the select organizations below to learn more about their mission and vision. One of these organizations might be the very one that connects you to the career of your dreams. If you are interested in conducting an internship at one of these sites, please contact the organization directly to find out more about their specific needs to determine if it is a good fit for you.

  • Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado

    At Care and Share Food Bank, we believe that no one should go hungry. Every day, we provide food to our partner agencies across Southern Colorado to our neighbors in need because well-fed communities are better for us all.

  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

    CASA of the Pikes Peak Region is a nonprofit organization that trains and supervises volunteers to represent the best interests of victims of child abuse, neglect, and severe domestic conflict.

  • Educating Children of Color

    Our programs include ACT prep, Diversity University, and the annual Summit, which brings noted speakers to Colorado Springs and awards scholarships and laptop computers to high school students.

  • Citizen's Project

    Citizens Project is a local grassroots organization dedicated to defending and promoting equality, religious freedom, and respect for diversity – the principles on which our nation was founded.

  • Colorado Springs Black Chamber of Commerce

    Building forums for black community in social and business activities.

  • Colorado Public Interest Research Group (CoPIRG)

    40 years ago, college students started CoPIRG to fight for the public interest when powerful special interests threatened our health, environment, economy and our democracy.

  • Discovery Children's Museum

    The mission of DISCOVERY Children’s Museum is to provide a vibrant and engaging experience, through exhibits and programs, where children from economically and culturally diverse backgrounds actively participate in playful learning experiences that ignite a love of lifelong learning.

  • EL Paso County, Department of Human Services

    We strive to protect our most vulnerable citizens while giving them efficient access to the services provided by local, state and federal governments. We aim to keep families together and help them to become self sufficient. We work closely with community organizations to stretch the safety net we provide even further.

  • Girl Scouts of Colorado

    Help a girl reach her goal, buy Girl Scout Cookies! Girls are selling door-to-door now.

  • Hillside Community

    Each center strives to effectively develop creative solutions to improve the quality of life in the surrounding neighborhoods.

  • Inside Out Youth Services

    For every 1 youth who is bullied because of their actual sexual orientation or gender expression – 4 straight kids are bullied because of their perceived sexual orientation or gender expression. Across America, youth violence and discrimination in the classroom and on the streets is robbing our future.

  • Leadership Pikes Peak

    Empowering You to Make a Difference Leadership Pikes Peak is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1976 under the name Citizens’ Goals for the Colorado Springs Community. We’ve been one of the premier leadership development organizations here for over 30 years.

  • One Nation Walking Together

    One Nation Walking Together is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of Native American Indians living on reservations as well as providing programs for urban Indians. Our charity is about people giving to people, NOT TO A CAUSE.

  • Pikes Peak Urban Gardens

    Our mission is to: "cultivate, educate, and serve the community through urban garden projects in the Pikes Peak region".

  • Planned Parenthood

    We are a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.

  • Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission

    The Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission is a community-based organization grounded in principles of nonviolence, sustainable living and social and economic justice. We engage our community as partners in creating systemic change on local,national and global issues by educating, organizing and nurturing a world of justice and peace.

  • Safe Passage

    Every year Safe Passage serves more than 1000 children and non-offending caregivers in the midst of abuse investigations. A majority of the children we serve have suffered sexual abuse and our staff is specially trained to handle these most difficult cases, making Safe Passage the authoritative regional resource for child sexual assault services. Safe Passage serves El Paso and Teller Counties as well as referrals from counties throughout Colorado.

  • Silver Key Senior Services

    Continuing to serve thousands of seniors in the greater Colorado Springs area for more than 40 years. We advocate for senior empowerment and offer a variety of services to maintain independence, safety and quality of life.

  • Smart-Girl

    Smart-Girl is a prevention and enrichment program designed to engage girls in activities that develop their social-emotional skills. Smart-Girl gives girls the chance to think about and discuss the challenges they encounter and to formulate and practice appropriate and productive responses. Through this process, Smart-Girl nurtures girls’ social-emotional intelligence and critical thinking skills – qualities proven to lead to success in life.

  • Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Families Initiative (SIRFI)

    Empower people and organizations to succeed across languages and cultures.


    TESSA empowers victims and stands in solidarity with the citizens of the Pikes Peak region against all intimate partner violence.

  • Urban Peak

    Serving youth experiencing homelessness in the Denver metropolitan area and Colorado Springs

  • Women's Resource Center

    We empower women and girls to attain and maintain personal self-sufficiency and economic independence. For more than 40 years, Women’s Resource Agency has been supporting women of the Pikes Peak region by providing the tools necessary for them to succeed in the workplace and in their personal development.

  • Woodbine Center

    Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Woodbine Ecology Center is a unique educational center that offers courses, workshops, and events. Only 6½ miles west of the town of Sedalia, CO, and 40 miles south of Denver, Woodbine’s 61 acres offer a mix of alpine, prairie, and riparian ecosystems. In this land-based setting, we gather to reflect, rejuvenate, learn, and take action.

  • 9 to 5 National Association of Working Women

    Today 9 to 5 is one of the largest, most respected national membership organizations of working women in the U.S., dedicated to putting working women’s issues on the public agenda. 9to5 is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.


    Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. From the ballot box to the classroom, the thousands of dedicated workers, organizers, leaders and members who make up the NAACP continue to fight for social justice for all Americans.

  • 66 Minority College Scholarships for 2019

    This guide shares scholarships for individual minority groups and helps students better understand current funding options.