Paid Internships

Did you realize that internships are not only for recent college graduates?

Progressive companies offer paid internships to attract top-caliber professionals after a career break. 

Programs range in length from weeks to months and in compensation from stipends to salaries.
 

Career Returnship Program
 
China, India, United Kingdom

16 week program for individuals who have been out of the work force.

Careers
 
United States, Virginia
Careers 2.0
 
India, Mumbai, Pune, Vikhroli

Starting in 2016 a 3-6 month paid internship for women who have been out of the workforce for at least 6 months.

Careers 2.0
 
United States, Arizona, California, Colorado, Minnesota

6-month paid internship program for those individuals who have taken at least a two year career break and want to get back in the workforce.

University of Massachusetts McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies, Boston, MA: Full-time, two-semester program includes evening courses, public policy case study research project and 200 hour, 10-15 hour per week internships at state, local or national government, or non-profit, think tank or lobbying group. Began 1968 at Simmons, moved 1971 to Boston College, and 1992 to UMass. Ongoing. Tuition based program. 
 

Chapter Next
 
United States, Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, New Mexico, New York, Texas, Virginia

12-16 week paid program for individuals who have been out of the work force for at least 2 years.

Chapter Next
 
United States, Connecticut

12-16 week paid reentry profgram for individuals who have been out of the workforce for at least 2 years. 

Clinical Nurse Residency Program
 
United States, California

Paid 16-week clinical nurse residency program with progressively independent functioning in the clinical area as a key component.

ComeBack Programme
 
United Kingdom

12-weeks paid internship program. Piloted September-December 2015 and continued through 2018

Comeback Programme
 
England, London

12-week paid internship program for individuals who have been out of the work force for at least two years. 

Workshop Programs.

Harford Community College, Bel Air, MD: Computer Skills for Today’s Workforce. Seven classroom courses and two online courses. Ongoing. Fees vary depending on program.

 

Corporate Finance Returner
 
Mayfair, England

3-month paid program for individuals who have taken a voluntary career break of at least 18 months.

CreditPath
 
United States, Illinois, New York, England, London

10-week Reentry Internship focused on credit analysis. Located in NYC. Program launched in 2017.

Dana
 
United States, Ohio

6 month paid program for individuals who have taken a career break of at least 2 years.

Debut 2.0
 
United States, New York

16-week returnship program for individuals who have been out of the workforce for at least two years. 

16 week paid internship for individuals who have been out of the workforce for at least 2 years. 

Electric Power Products
 
United States, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee
Elevate
 
United States, Michigan

10-week program for individuals who have been on a career break for at least 2 years. 

Encore
 
United States, Arizona, Texas

Three-month paid reentry internships for individuals who have taken at least a two-year career break. Launched 2017.

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A 5-Phase online workbook and support program to help you go from relaunch readiness assessment to negotiating your benefits package. Your self-paced tool for returning to work. 

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A mid-career internship is a wonderful springboard back into the workforce.

“The 40-Year-Old Intern:“ Carol Fishman Cohen’s celebrated Harvard Business Review article about mid-career internships.

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