5 Summer Jobs and Internships for Motivated College Students

Irene Huhulea
5 Summer Jobs and Internships for Motivated College Students

You’ve finished your finals, moved out of your dorm and said goodbye to your friends for the summer. Now what? If you’re passionate about finding a great job that can help you gain experience (and some extra money), you’re in luck! Companies all over the country are searching for motivated college students to join their teams.

Here are five roles you can apply for right now.

1. Software Engineer Intern, Managed by Q

Interested in coding and want to find out what it takes to be a software engineer? As an engineering intern for Managed by Q, a platform for office management, you’ll be an integral part of the team from day one. In this role, you’ll be learning all about the company’s technology and helping to power its unique platform. In addition to competitive pay, this is a great chance to get in on the ground floor of one of the fastest-growing companies around. Apply here

2. Proofreading Intern, OppenheimerFunds

Passionate about helping companies communicate with their clients? As a proofreading intern for OppenheimerFunds, a leading global asset manager, you’ll be responsible for proofreading content and ensuring that the voice and style of all company materials are consistent. You’ll also get a hands-on feel for the full editorial process and be a key member of the content team. Apply here

3. Summer Instructor, Galileo Camps

Love teaching and want to work with kids? As a summer instructor at Galileo Camps, a camp experience focused on creating a fun environment for fearless learning, you’ll have the chance to teach art, science or outdoor activities to groups of campers ranging in age from 5 to 14. In addition to receiving weekly and overtime pay, you’ll also get a great feel for what it’s like to work in education. Apply here

4. Oncology Informatics Intern, Thermo Fisher

Want to help make an impact in the medical field? As an oncology informatics intern at Thermo Fisher, a world leader in the science industry, you’ll develop a database to store and maintain genetic information that will be used for cancer research. You’ll also have the chance to learn about the R&D process involved in cancer research and get some wonderful training along the way. Apply here

5. Step Up to Leadership Intern, Aramark

Want to gain great business and leadership skills this summer? As an intern in the Step Up to Leadership Program at Aramark, a world-class customer service company, you’ll be responsible for assisting with projects and developing relationships with key members of different departments. You’ll also get the chance to test and implement different solutions for the projects you work on. In addition to great compensation, you’ll also have the chance to build your professional network and gain valuable experience. Apply here

Ready to find the summer job of your dreams? Check out the full list to find the one that’s right for you.