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Dream internships -- with $3,000 from Connecticut College

08/14/2014

 Telayah Sturdivant '15, a student in the Holleran Center's Program in Community Action, is interning this summer at Art Start in New York.

Telayah Sturdivant '15, a student in the Holleran Center's Program in Community Action, is interning this summer at Art Start in New York.

A total of 340 rising seniors – three-quarters of the Class of 2015 – interned all over the world this summer through Connecticut College's distinctive career and professional development program. 

Of those completing internships, 87 percent are taking advantage of the College's offer of up to $3,000 for a career-related internship or research experience between their junior and senior years; the rest of the students are being paid in excess of $3,000 by their employers. See where our students worked over the summer.

The College's four-year program combines one-on-one counseling and practical workshops with assistance planning coursework and co-curricular activities to help students create an integrated experience that bridges naturally to a successful career.

 

Some of the places members of the Class of 2015 interned:

Business and finance

Google
Bloomberg L.P.
Fidelity Investments
Aetna
Converse Inc.
Life is good, Inc.
Morgan Stanley
Ernst & Young

Government and public policy

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs
Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts
Office of Senator Elizabeth Warren
Office of Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro

International

Institute for Field Research; Ethnohistorical Archaeology in Mexico Program
International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific
Bank of Tokyo
Time Out Beijing
Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand

Communications and Media

Elle
Marie Claire
Sirius XM Radio Inc.
Esquire

Non-profit

New York Communities for Change
Legal Outreach Inc.
Art Start Inc.
Irish International Immigration Center
WE ACT for Environmental Justice

Arts, entertainment and sports

Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation
New York Theatre Workshop
The Weinstein Company
4th Row Films
Maine Film Center
Global Premier Soccer

Science and research

Yale Positive Emotion and Psychopathology Lab
Boston Children’s Hospital
St. Louis University, Department of Psychology
Aerodyne Research Inc.
Harvard University, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Volcano Observatory 

Museums and public venues

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
New England Aquarium
Chugach National Forest

Learn more about the summer internships.


For media inquiries, please contact:
Deborah MacDonnell (860) 439-2504, dmacdonn@conncoll.edu


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