Esri offers two annual programs to provide students with opportunities to gain hands-on experience:
1. The Summer Internship Program offers work experience for students while they continue their education. Applications are due on March 18, 2011.
2. the Student Assistantship Program offers assistance for students to attend the Annual Esri User Conference. Applications are due April 1, 2011.
In addition, Esri is offering research opportunities in areas related to Web mashups, mapping and social media, augmented reality, user interface design, mobile mapping, and visualization. The attached description provides more information. Applications are due March 18, 2011.