The College of Arts & Sciences partners with several external professional internship programs to provide semester-long, immersive experiences for our students.

Read about the programs below, consult the requirements and apply to one or all. Please contact CAS Experiential Learning Coordinator Sophia Trigg with any questions or make an appointment to meet with her.

The Washington Center Academic Internship Program

The Washington Center combines a 32 hour/week internship experience with an academic course. UVM partners with The Washington Center to make it easier than ever to spend a semester in Washington, D.C. preparing for life after graduation. Intern at one of 600 partner organizations, earn academic credit, and network in the nation's capitol. All majors welcome!

The Washington Center Webpage

Spring 2023 Program Deadline:  (early) October 12, 2022  |  (regular) November 2, 2022

Semester in the City: Non-profit and community action based internship program

UVM is proud to partner with Semester in the City and the College for Social Innovation to make this internship program available to UVM students. Intern in a social justice, non-profit or community action based organization, earn 15 UVM credits and learn how to change the world through advocacy. All majors welcome!

Semester in the City Webpage

Spring 2023 Program Deadline: November 1, 2022

Arts in Action: A semester-long New York City Internship Program

three UVM students on the NYC subway

The College of Arts & Sciences at UVM is offering a semester-long socially engaged experience in New York City with a focus on art, community and activism. 

The program consists of professional development work, an academic course called Arts and Activism, and a 3 or 4-day-per-week internship. Students of all majors are invited to participate. 

Arts in Action Webpage

Spring 2024 Program Deadline: April 2023 (exact date TBD)



Contact the College of Arts & Sciences Experiental Learning Coordinator, Sophia Trigg

Contact the Career Center for immediate help with your application materials. 

Intern Clemmy Fowle

Clemmy Fowle ('20, Global Studies) was part of the first UVM cohort to participate in Semester in the City. She interned with the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts where she organized a retreat for over 150 staff members across the state. 

“Semester in the City was the social and academic equivalent of throwing myself out of an airplane—exhilarating but terrifying.”

Read more about student experiences at Semester in the City