It may seem as though school just started for undergrads and grad students, but it’s time to start looking for summer internships. That’s right. Companies are eager to hire smart, forward-thinking students who are looking to get a leg up in their professions. From gaming to healthcare, finance to tech, there is something for everyone.
Here are 20 companies hiring interns now. Apply today!
Open Internships: Research Scientist Intern, Software Engineer Intern, Project Management Intern & more.
Details: “From day one as an Intern, you will be embedded in your role. We have identified a spot for you for a reason, and want you to feel empowered in your role here. We seek a long-term relationship with you. We hire interns at EA not only for the potential we see in you over the summer, quarter, semester. We hire interns at EA for your long-term potential, hoping you will join us upon graduation full-time. You will work alongside some of the most talented people in the industry. This is not a passing hello in a hallway, but an in-the-trenches, all-hands-on-deck environment where visionaries mentor visionaries and everyone has a voice.”
What Interns Say: “If you like games you should definitely work here. You get a great exposure to the industry you make great connections here. There are a lot of famous people that come in here both in the gaming and entertainment business. You get to the touch the product that basically ships out close to a 200 million dollar revenue.” —Former Software Engineer Intern
Open Internships: NCCS Security Intern, NASA AFRC Internship, Pathways Intern, Engineering Student Trainee, Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) Hardware and Components Analysis Intern, Structural Dynamics Testing Intern & more.
Details: “NASA Internships are educational hands-on opportunities that provide unique NASA-related research and operational experiences for high school, undergraduate, and graduate students as well as educators. These internships integrate participants with career professionals emphasizing mentor-directed, degree-related, real-time world task completion. During the internship, participants engage in scientific or engineering research, development, and operations activities. In addition, there are non-technical internship opportunities to engage in professional activities which support NASA business and administrative processes.” https://intern.nasa.gov
What Interns Say: “It was an inviting and great place to work. Amazing location, good fellow employees that enjoyed their job. You really feel like you are making a difference and working toward an important goal.” —Former IT Summer Intern
Open Internships: Data Scientist Intern, SQA Engineer Intern, Inside Sales Business Development Intern, Big Data Engineer Intern, Compensation Itner, Legal Intern & more.
Details: “Palo Alto Networks® is the next-generation security company, leading a new era in cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for tens of thousands of organizations worldwide. If you want to make an impact, are motivated, intelligent, creative, and hardworking, then this job is for you! Our Summer Internship Program provides you: 1:1 mentorship, fun and engaging events, the opportunity to expand your knowledge and work on challenging projects, connections to interns, recent grads and employees across the company.”
What Interns Say: “Culture is one of the key focus areas of PAN. They hire top-notch software developers and this helps them accomplish their goals and build a product. They try to be flat.” —Former Software Developer Intern
Open Internships: Financial Representative Internship, Controllers Accounting Summer Internship, General Business Summer Internship & more.
Details: “An internship with Northwestern Mutual is so much more than a summer job or resume booster. Carefully selected from universities across the country, with majors ranging from Accounting to Technology, our interns bring unique ideas and perspectives to our organization. In return, interns gain a real-world business perspective through hands-on learning and meaningful work. Your Northwestern Mutual colleagues will take time to teach you things that you can’t learn in the classroom, preparing you for your post-grad opportunity. You’ll join a fun and relaxed work culture, enjoy lunch with your colleagues every day, and participate in social, professional, and philanthropic events. Our internship program ensures that you are immersed in everything that Milwaukee and Northwestern Mutual can offer.”
What Interns Say: “The full-time representatives really care a lot about the interns. Everyone is willing to offer help and advice.” —Former Intern
Open Internships: Information Technology Development Program Internship, Financial Leadership Program Internship & more.
Details: “Shire is now the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving patients with rare diseases and highly specialized conditions. Over the course of the 12-week program, interns sharpen their skills through a variety of experiences including ownership of daily responsibilities, participation in special projects, and completion of a cross-functional community service project.”
What Interns Say: “Chances to meet so many talented people, the culture of the company is, in general, positive and encouraging to young people.” —Current Intern
Open Internships: Software Engineer, Security Engineer and Product Manager.
Details: “Addepar is the financial operating system that brings common sense and data-driven investing to our financial world. Addepar gives asset owners and advisors a clearer financial picture at every level, all in one place. The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial-minded and thrives in a fast-paced and goal-driven environment.”
What Interns Say: “Very committed and educated people that are constantly pushing to be the best.” —Former Intern
Open Internships: Winnipeg Engineering Intern, Marketing Intern, eCommerce Data Science Intern, Sales Intern, Accounting Control Undergraduate Intern & more.
Details: “PepsiCo’s Marketing internship program is a 10-week summer program between June and August held in each of our three U.S. headquarter locations: Chicago, IL (Quaker Foods, Tropicana, Gatorade), White Plains, NY (PepsiCo Beverages) and Plano, TX (Frito Lay). Over the course of 10 weeks, interns will work on impactful business projects and gain valuable hands-on experience while learning from experienced marketing professionals. At the conclusion of the internship, interns will have the opportunity to showcase their project results and internship experience in a presentation to the senior leadership team. Interns have great autonomy as well as full support, guidance, and feedback from their managers and the broad marketing organization throughout the internship.”
What Interns Say: “I really enjoyed my time working at the Kansas City manufacturing plant. The company culture is great and my co-workers were extremely supportive.” —Former Supply Chain Intern
Open Internships: Finance Intern, Corporate PR Intern, Intern Account Executive & more.
Details: Ogilvy & Mather is a leading communications firm looking for interns. The interns will work to develop a broad understanding of the business by performing a range of well-defined assignments. The interns are fully integrated members of the team and will work on a variety of accounts and levels.
What Interns Say: “It was an awesome learning experience. I was fortunate enough to work alongside some of the most creative and brilliant people while interning at Ogilvy. It looks great on your resume!” —Former Marketing Intern
Open Internships: IT Intern, Infrastructure Site Analyst Intern & more.
Details: “Colgate-Palmolive is a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition. Colgate-Palmolive Company invites applications for the position of Production Control Internship in our Global Information Technology division. The Production Control Internship for Colgate-Palmolive will act as a key contact in our Production Control command center which handles all network, hardware, and business processes globally. This position is located in our office at 909 River Road, Piscataway, NJ.”
What Interns Say: “Very good company atmosphere and culture. Supportive superiors. Good learning opportunities. A lot of extracurricular activities to be involved in.” —Former Corporate Finance Intern
Open Internships: Logistics Intern, Procurement Intern, Technology Intern, Human Resources Intern, Agronomist Intern & more.
Details: “Is sitting on the beach not your idea of a great summer? Then our Internship Programs are the perfect opportunity to make a big impact when you are out of class. Unlike traditional internship programs, our interns aren’t stuck in the mailroom; they are assigned to a strategic project in order to learn and make a big impact in just a couple months. Each of our Internship Programs is a direct feeder into our full-time trainee programs. There’s no coffee run or making copies here. An impactful, challenging summer at AB will let you prove your mettle and ability to produce results so you can join our team.” http://www.anheuser-busch.com/careers/student-programs/internship.html
What Interns Say: “You are given your own intern project that has a real effect on the process. Includes presentation to senior management at end of intern period.” —Former Intern
Open Internships: Accounting Summer Intern, Finance Summer Intern, Sales Internship & more.
Details: “In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including an upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mindset are central to our values. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company. Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo. Exposure to industry leading training and development. Performance-based recognition and rewards.”
What Interns Say: “I was a former intern in the summer of 2013 for 2 months and it was one of the best internships I had. My direct supervisor exposed me to different projects under various senior consultants between their 2 client offices in NYC and they all truly care for their intern’s growth and success. They try to teach you as much as they can and they try to expose you to their clients. Till this day, I still keep in contact with them and they’re my mentors. Pay was also pretty good. I got $15/hour and 95% of the time, you’re indoors with AC. I took a lot away from this internship more than anything else.” —Former Intern
Open Internships: Fire Investigative Intern, Business Intelligence Intern, Geospatial Intern, Summer 2018 Bond & Specialty Insurance Underwriting Internship, Summer 2018 Claim Professional Development Program Internship & more.
Details: “Dynamic, diverse and ever-changing – there’s more to the insurance industry than you might expect. And there’s more to Travelers. We offer a variety of full-time and internship opportunities designed to help students and graduates to launch rewarding careers.”
What Interns Say: “Travelers very much views it’s leadership development interns as an investment in talent, and as such is puts in a startling amount of time and money into trainings as well as very competitive compensation packages. Personally, I worked with a great team and finished my summer internship confident in the knowledge I had learned a great deal from them as well as helping them with their workload.” —Former Intern
Open Internships: Project Management Intern, Investment Sales Intern, Research Intern, VBA Programmer Intern, Client Accounting Intern & more.
Details: “Cushman & Wakefield is a global leader in commercial real estate services, helping clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. This is an opportunity to develop a career within a firm that ranks among the very best and with clear promotion chances. The reward and opportunities available are second to none. Cushman & Wakefield recognizes commitment, initiative, decision-making ability and hard work and rewards accordingly.”
What Interns Say: “My experience at C&W was my first internship experience and it ended up being a very insightful summer. I was always included in the group’s activities and walked away with a very diverse look at all of their tasks. The people I worked with were very intelligent and pleasant, and were always patient and willing to help me learn as much as possible by giving me a hands-on approach to the projects they were working on.” —Former Global Treasury Intern
Open Internships: Marketing Intern, Finance MBA Intern, Software Test Engineer Intern, VLSI Design Intern, Legal Summer Intern, Cyber Security Investigations & eDiscovery Intern & more.
Details: “At Hewlett Packard Enterprise, we don’t just believe in the power of technology, we believe in the power of people when technology works for them. We believe in applying new thinking and ideas to improve the way our customers live and work. Learning does not only happen through training. Relationships are among the most powerful ways for people to learn and grow, and this is part of our HPE culture. In addition to working alongside talented colleagues, you will have many opportunities to learn through coaching and stretch assignment opportunities. You’ll be guided by feedback and support to accelerate your learning and maximize your knowledge. We also have a “reverse mentoring” program which allows us to share our knowledge and strengths across our multi-generation workforce.”
What Interns Say: “Amazing group of people to work with. As an intern I was able to work on a variety of projects, I felt like I had a real impact on the company. All of my mentors were very knowledgeable and more than willing to answer any questions I had. I would definitely work for them again.” —Former Mechanical Engineering Intern
Open Internships: Quantitative Trading Intern, Software Development Intern, Spring Quantitative Trading Intern & more.
Details: “You are a full-time student pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics and related fields.You want to be the bridge between computer science and financial markets. You are talented, driven, and hungry for a challenge. You believe that there’s no limit to what we can accomplish together in a creative, collaborative setting which pairs passion with brilliance. If you refuse to settle for a career that offers anything less, we want to meet you!”
What Employees Say: “I get to work with a great team of very smart and driven individuals. There is a lot of opportunities to work on projects that really interest you. I also get a sense of pride from working for a leader in the HFT world. Side note: you can’t beat Tower’s rooftop and awesome parties!” —Current Manager
Open Internships: DevOps Engineering Intern, Development Engineering Intern, Legal Intern, Global Insights Intern, Integrated Marketing Intern, Systems Engineering Architecture Intern, Corporate IT Engineering Intern & more.
Details: “This paid internship requires an average availability of 40 hours per week during the summer of 2018 in Gogo’s main office located in Chicago, IL. Interns are full-fledged members of the team engaged from day one through structured training, mentorship, a diverse set of experiences, a network of peers across the company, and leadership opportunities. Our internship program is designed to provide exposure to real, complex operational projects in which you will be working with a variety of people in different business functions. Ideal candidates are top-performing students who excel at analytic problem solving and have a desire to re-engineer processes, quantify business impacts, understand corporate legal departments, and be part of major corporate initiatives.”
What Employees Say: “Great work/life balance. Fast paced leading edge tech company. Opportunities to learn new things come up regularly. People are open and encourage to new ideas and ways of thinking.” —Current Employee
Open Internships: Legal Intern, Risk Analysis Intern, Graphic Design Intern, Reports Desk Intern, Communications Intern, Funding Operations Intern & more.
Details: “The PCAOB is seeking highly motivated individuals for paid, full-time and part-time positions throughout the year. Successful candidates will provide support to the PCAOB’s Office of Economic and Risk Analysis (ERA) in the Washington, DC headquarters. ERA identifies and analyzes emerging audit and accounting issues that might present an elevated risk of audit failure, and communicates these risks to the PCAOB’s other divisions. As an Intern, you will gain significant exposure to the trends and developments affecting accounting and the auditing profession.”
What Interns Say: “Provides the opportunity to learn about how to determine the overall health of a company. Have the chance to meet high-ranking members of the board. The Analysts are very interested in your well being.” —Former Risk Analysis Intern
Open Internships: Healthcare IT Business Intern, Purchase-to-Pay Intern, Learning & Development Intern, Thermo-Mechanical Engineer Intern, HR Intern, eCommerce Marketing Management Intern & more.
Details: “Are you a student or recent graduate ready to start an amazing career? Perhaps you’ve already got some work experience and want to find a role where you’ll be able to make a difference and improve people’s lives. At Philips you’ll work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, contributing to projects that make a real impact on people’s lives across the world. Together with colleagues from many different cultures and areas of expertise, you’ll quickly be given responsibility and space and support to develop and grow in ways that will surprise and delight you.” https://www.careers.philips.com/student/na/en
What Interns Say: “Great way to obtain experience in engineering while going to school. Ability to talk to really smart people and get a perspective that school can’t provide.” —Former Mechanical Engineering Intern
Open Internships: Consumer Underwriting Intern, HR Internship Program, Liabilities and Financial Lines Underwriting Internship, Individual Personal Insurance Rotation Internship & more.
Details: “The Summer Internship Program lasts approximately 10 weeks and is targeted to students entering the final year of their undergraduate or graduate education. After 3 days of orientation and intensive training, summer interns will join one of our business lines, each of which offers a unique opportunity to obtain core technical knowledge and professional skills in a diverse and global environment. In addition to the experience acquired on the job, summer interns have the opportunity to learn directly from senior management, and participate in webinars, discussion forums, and networking receptions.”
What Interns Say: “Great people, and great first internship experience!” —Current Intern
Open Internships: Manufacturing Division Summer Internship, Vaccine BPRD Summer Intern, Publications Coordinator Summer Intern, Global Marketing Intern, Corporate Responsibility Internship & more.
Details: “Merck is a global healthcare leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Join a program that provides exemplary students with the opportunity to work on meaningful assignments and gain real word experiences. Internships are 9- to 11-week assignments between June and August.”
What Interns Say: “The directors and executives I worked with were so knowledgeable and kind. They welcomed my input and were always available to answer any questions I had. They treated the interns like gold. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience.” —Former Global Marketing Intern