List of Internship Opportunities

Most of these internship opportunities are located in the greater Springfield area.  Additional internship and career sources can be found on our Resources page, or you may want to Search for Internships using additional strategies.

Consider selecting other major categories from our master list for other opportunities that may fit your area of interest as well.  Be mindful that you should identify potential positions that are affiliated with your degree program, but that there is often overlap within fields.  Consult with IPL.

Before applying for ANY internship, make sure you have prepared professional application materials (consider utilizing OptimalResume through the UIS Career Development Center) and correspond using email etiquette.  If you have questions about contacting an employer or would like advice during your search process, email us at or call 217-206-6640.

Accountancy – Finance

Biology – Biochemistry – Chemistry

Interested in earning credit by working with faculty on research projects?  The Undergraduate Research Support Program can help you identify projects and find a research mentor.

Business Administration

Chemistry – Biochemistry – Biology

See Biology – Biochemistry – Chemistry


Computer Science – Management Information Systems

Criminology & Criminal Justice


Entrepreneurial Interests

Environmental Studies

Exercise Science

Management Information Systems – Computer Science

See Computer Science – Management Information Systems


Math students can consider internship opportunities in education, data analytics, and the actuarial field, among others.  IPL can assist Math students in identifying potential internship opportunities.


Philosophy students may be interested in pursuing internship opportunities in law, education, writing/journalism, business, and government, among others.  IPL can assist Philosophy students in identifying potential internship opportunities.

Political Science