Student Opportunities with Local Organizations

See below for opportunities from organizations in the Wooster and northeast Ohio area. Unpaid or underpaid opportunities may be eligible for the APEX Fellowship.

Social Justice Intern

CAW/M intern will increase knowledge of community resources, understand barriers for individuals in poverty, connect with low-income individuals and translate these skills for future opportunities.

Summer Help College Internship

We are looking for motivated individuals who are looking to explore a career in manufacturing leadership and/ or at International Paper. Successful candidates will be capable of performing a multitude of functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment.

Contact: Tiffany Masters

Manufacturing Internship

We are looking for motivated individuals who are looking to explore a career in manufacturing leadership and/ or at International Paper. Successful candidates will be capable of performing a multitude of functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment.

Contact: Tiffany Masters

Marketing & Visual Merchandising Intern

The intern will create captivating social media and marketing strategies tailored to a bridal boutique’s clientele, involving conceptualization and implementation.

Social Media Intern

The focus of this position is to expand the outreach of NAMI through various social media channels, by crafting compelling content that showcases many of our programs and activities.

Community Relations and Prevention Intern

The intern will assist One Eighty with the planning, development, and implementation of events, fundraising, and community outreach.

Social Media Intern

Intern will assist in developing a social media presence for internal and external communication for the OSU College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Wooster Campus.

Contact Alexis Didinger Didinger.2@OSU.EDU

STEM undergraduate Research (ORIP)

The ORIP program enhances student interest STEM disciplines through working on individual research projects with OSU Wooster faculty. Past ORIP participants have been involved in research ranging from bee abundance, to grapevine health and soil quality, to cross-reactivity of human coronavirus-specific antibodies.

Contact Alexis Didinger Didinger.2@OSU.EDU

Field Data Intern

Intern will assist with collecting field data including but not limited to: insect scouting and population monitoring, crop stand counts, plant quality assessments and setting and maintaining traps. Laboratory work is also expected and includes maintenance of lab space, processing samples, and data entry.

Contact Alexis Didinger Didinger.2@OSU.EDU

Undergraduate Research

Research internships in various research laboratories, and operations (i.e. farms, arboretum, conference center, communications) may be available.

Food Justice Intern

Intern will engage with community programming, assist in weekly meal preparations, and sustain production in our urban farm plots via fieldwork, sales, and regenerative agriculture techniques. 

Food Justice Communications Intern

Intern will lead telecommunications and marketing initiatives, manage documentation, and bolster the social media presence of our organization alongside participation in community programming.

Accounting Intern

Accounting Intern assists with various accounting/finance duties.

Human Resources Intern

Human Resource Intern assist with various business and administrative duties.

Curriculum Development Intern

Curriculum Development Intern assist in creating program curriculum.

Case Manager Intern

Case Manager Intern provide case management services to clients

Emergency Services Intern

Emergency Services Intern assist with answering incoming crisis phone calls.

Psychiatric Nurse Intern

Psychiatric Nurse Intern shadows Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses and Psychiatrist in their day to day functions .

Arts Administration Intern

Intern will assist with administrative, technology, and marketing  needs to help get The Lyric Theater open and operating so we can entertain, educate, and enrich our community. 

Research Associate for Housing

The intern will conduct a needs assessment and do research into housing models that have been successful in communities similar to those in Wooster/Wayne County.

Social Justice Intern

The intern will become an integral part of planning and executing ideas and enhancements to existing programs, including the daily Breakfast Program, children’s summer programs, and North Street mission weeks.

Communication and Publicity Intern

The intern will use a variety of media formats to help members of the public, city and county officials and local media understand who people who have unreliable access to safe affordable housing. 

Enforcement Unit One PDO

Intern will have the opportunity to conduct a wide variety of skills while examining and researching employment discrimination claims – excellent for students interested in professions related to law. 

Contact: Terrence Carr

Marketing and Communications Internship

Intern will assist in digital content creation, brand management, event planning, and administrative tasks within The Village Network’s Marketing & Communications department. 

Summer Art Camp Intern

Wayne Center for the Arts is looking for an individual that enjoys working with school aged children in a summer camp setting.

Summer Intern

Special Projects – Previous interns have conducted research, done catalogue reconciliation, developed school-age educational resources, served as a docent, conducted archival work and participated in short and long-term planning. 

Contact: Terrence Carr

Summer Camp Counselor

Non-profit ministry dedicated to creating opportunities for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, provides spiritual and physical care to campers while providing a safe and fun atmosphere.

Contact: Jennifer Gatto


An opportunity to gain real-world experience. An AWESOME entry-level summer job – outdoors in the sun, meeting new people, while gaining leadership skills. Become a team member with the Professional Lifeguard Team at Hastings Water Works

Contact: Heather Malleo

Camp Counselors and Instructors

Provide the youth of our community with an opportunity to live, play and learn in an environment that is racially, ethnically and socio-economically diverse. Serve as a camp  leader striving to enrich the lives of Children through camping. 

Contact: Konner Lashley

Program Leader

Serving individuals with disabilities and health concerns, Program Leaders are responsible for preparing, facilitating, and cleaning up activities, ensuring programmatic safety, and providing necessary supplies like water, sunscreen, and bug spray to program areas.

Contact: Jason Cook


Serving individuals with disabilities and health concerns, with a focus on ensuring camper safety and a positive experience, counselors engage directly with campers, providing supervision, assistance with daily activities, and fostering independence

Contact: Jason Cook

Night Duty

Serving  individuals with disabilities and health concerns,  this role involves monitoring cabin activities, providing personal care assistance, and ensuring camper safety between 10 pm and 8 am. 

Contact: Jason Cook

Director of Canoe Tripping

The Director of Canoe Tripping assembles, trains and manages a large team of dedicated canoe tripping guides each summer, who guide flat water and white water trips for our campers. 

Contact: Gabby Rosenzweig

Wilderness Canoe Trip Leaders

Our program organizes over 100 canoe trips each summer, ranging in duration from 2 to +21 days, on both flat water and moving water.

Contact: Gabby Rosenzweig

Activity Instructors

We are currently seeking Head and Assistant Instructors in all 18 of our activity areas, including: High Ropes and Zipline, Rock Climbing, Archery, Nature, Ball Hockey, Fieldsports, Basketball, Flatwater and Whitewater Kayaking, Swimming, Sailing, Tennis, Wind Surfing, Arts and Crafts, Guitar and Music, Drama, Horseback Riding, Yoga and FAD (Fitness, Aerobics and Dance).

Contact: Gabby Rosenzweig

Camp Counselor

Intern would help with school age children at one of our summer camps in a range of activities including crafts, STEAM, athletics, and social development.