Ultimate List Of Summer Internships

Ultimate List Of Summer Internships

Jump-start your career by applying to one of these awesome internships.
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Every year college students all across the country vie for internships at leading companies. While the applications are time-consuming and actually being offered the position is quite the feat, it one of the best ways to gain real-world experience. Whether you are majoring in the arts, sciences, or humanities, there is an opportunity out there for you. Here are ten of the coolest internships you can land this summer.

1. URBN.

URBN's paid intern programs last 10 weeks and are open to all applicants over the age of 18. Open positions range from E-Commerce and Design to Information Technology and Finance. Check out their website to see which position fits your interests best! The program takes place at their Home Office at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia. Interns gain experience through off-site field trips, executive meet and greet, and brand events highlighting our company initiatives. As if this isn't wasn't enough, you can also earn class credit!

2. L'Oréal.

Cosmetics like Urban Decay and NYX and are college girls best friend. What better way to spend the summer than interning for their parent company, L'Oréal? L'Oréal offers internships in fields like Marketing, Finance, Commercial Sales, and more. Pay usually ranges from $20 to $22 per hour. Did I mention that most internships take place at their New York City offices? Can't beat that!

3. Under Armour.

Under Armour's summer internship, otherwise known as the "summer league", takes place at the company's headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland. The athletic wear company has six opportunities to join the team, specifically for those studying design, the sciences, the arts, humanities, engineering, or business. As their website puts it, "We’re looking for people who do more than good work. We’re looking for the Best in Every Game." Seems legit

4. Sony Music Entertainment.

Interested in working with the record label who has artists such as Future, P!nk, and Khlaid signed to them? Check out Sony Music Entertainment internships. They are offered in the cities of New York, Los Angeles, and Nashville. The internship is unpaid, but you are able to gain class credit.

5. Fox News.

Calling all media and news buffs! Fox News is looking for motivated interns who are passionate about the news industry. Depending on your interests you can be placed in the journalism, digital, or corporate sector. You must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA to be considered and a current class standing of sophomore (30 credits) or above to apply. The summer session is eight weeks long divided into 32 hours a week. Internships are available in the cities of Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington DC.

6. Time Inc.

Time, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Entertainment Weekly, and People are all brands published by Time Inc., one of the largest branded media companies in the world. Needless to say, an internship here is highly coveted. These paid, eight-week internships are open to junior and senior pursuing a bachelor's degree. The company has roles available in over 12 categories, including Advertising Sales, Marketing, and Video.

7. Tumblr.

Catered meals every day. Monthly outings to explore the city. Swag. A paid internship at Tumblr sounds like a dream come true. Any student pursuing an undergraduate degree is welcome to apply. Internships take place in either their New York or Los Angeles offices and are specific to those interested in going into a career in engineering, design, and marketing. Even cooler, every intern has a mentor assigned to them for guidance and support.

8. Starbucks.

The paid, 10-12 week program takes place at the company's headquarters in Seattle, Washington. Starbuck's also offer housing assistance for students based outside of the Seattle area. Oh, and in case you were wondering interns get a free pound a week of whole bean coffee and all the handcrafted beverages you can drink. Plus, based on your performance, you could be offered a full-time job upon graduation. Sounds like a brewtiful opportunity!

9. Buzzfeed.

Every college student has found themselves scrolling through Buzzfeed's entertainment and news content at one time or another. So, why not spend the summer helping to produce some of that content? The leading independent digital media and tech company offers internships in fields such as Video, Brand Design, and Sales. They also pride themselves on offering perks like office events, snacks, career development courses, and no work on your birthday.

10. Chick-fil-A.

Chick-fil-A offers internships for students interested in pursuing a career in accounting and finance, information technology, legal, and restaurant development. Some of the bonuses that come along with the Atlanta based internship include a team-building ropes course activity in the Georiga mountains, "Lunch and Learn" discussions with senior executives and other key leaders, and assessments and facilitated sessions to provide self-awareness. To top it off, interns have the opportunity to eat as many Chick-fil-A sandwiches as they want at the company's on-site cafeteria.


If these internships don't inspire you to start applying, I don't know what will. Best of luck landing the gig!

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Yes, I Have 2 PopSockets And Yes, It's A Way Of Life

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I have been a follower of the PopSocket trend for almost two years. I have to say, and I'm not just being dramatic, it has changed my life. However, I've only had one until Christmas, and let me say, two is better than one.

I know what you're thinking, "Why in the world do you need two PopSockets?"

Well, here's the story:

I have always had a PopSocket on my phone. Since I first got one, I haven't been without one for longer than a week because I didn't like the feeling of not having one. My friends and family know how obsessed I am with them. Because of this, both my mom and best friend got me a new one for Christmas. Rather than picking just one to use, I thought, "Why not use both?" My plan was to use the both of them for a week or so and then take one of them off, but after a week had passed, I realized the many, many benefits of having 2 PopSockets.


Why is two better than one?

Having two PopSockets gives you a better stability when it comes to taking a selfie, making a phone call, or even just holding it. If you're anything like myself, you're probably known for being clumsy and dropping your phone basically anywhere you go and any chance you get.

Having one PopSocket already gives you a better chance of not dropping your phone in a rain puddle, but imagine how much greater the chance of not dropping your phone would be if you had two PopSockets?

With TWO PopSockets, the ability to prop my phone up has been expanded. With one PopSocket, my options are limited. I can either prop my phone up and down, or on its side. However, with two, I am able to do both. One is great for FaceTime and checking texts, emails, and social media. The other is great for YouTube videos, Netflix, and phone calls. Why settle for one when you can have two?

While doing some research for this article, I found out that PopSockets donate 10% of their online net proceeds and 10,000 PopSockets to support the people fighting Parkinson's Disease, as apart of their Do Good initiative.

As if I didn't love PopSockets enough, their support of Parkinson's Disease makes me proud to use my 2 PopSockets with confidence.

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From The Recovering Shopaholic Tired Of Consumerism

I think I maybe have what, like eight dollars left in my account.

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Let's face it, friends: my bank account has taken a beating. Hard. Real hard. Being a sorority girl has completely drained my debit card, from swaps to date parties to feeling pressured to never wear the same outfit twice on my Instagram. I think I maybe have what, like $8 left in my account.

Last week it was makeup. This week it's athleisure skirts, because God knows I'm not gonna hit the gym with this bronze-y glow I bought in a bottle. I spent all summer working my first job that didn't pay me under the table only to spend my entire paycheck at the same place. The whole concept of "treat yo self" isn't lost on me. I have a slight problem, and it's only made worse by the fact that all my favorite stores have apps that are conveniently downloaded onto my phone, so then everything I could ever want is just one click away.

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As someone whose favorite holiday is Black Friday, you may be wondering why I am so tired of consumerism, besides my obvious bankruptcy situation. The fact of the matter is, I'm tired of constantly being berated by advertisements telling me I need all these new products. It seems like more than ever before, social media is becoming more and more just a string of advertisements, one after another. It's not just brands advertising anymore; it's influencers and friends and even those weird stranger girls that DM you on Instagram saying, "Hey gorgeous! You look poor and desperate! Would you like to make a small amount of money each month selling so-called "miracle" products you have to pay to even try out?"

And God, these products aren't even GOOD. Brands are so uncreative these days, they're not just copying each other (hello, Anastasia Beverly Hills and Maybelline); they're copying THEMSELVES. Tarte Cosmetics is literally releasing a holiday palette that is a copy of a palette they had in the summer. Too Faced Cosmetics thinks they can slap a happy face on a piece of fruit and all of a sudden it's "creative packaging."

I'm sorry, but the Annoying Orange already thought of that, what, like ten years ago? Don't even get me started on the unicorns and mermaids trend. As someone who is basically still a toddler, I absolutely love a good unicorn product. I have a unicorn lamp in my room. But I'm so tired of brands taking trends and running with them so much and for so long that the novelty wears off. Like if one brand does mermaids, maybe someone else should do fairies? Or trolls or gnomes or hobbits or something (I mean, who doesn't want to look like they guard a bridge?) People NEED to do their OWN thing. We love an original sister.

And then we have these influencers shoving these boring products down our throats like they're the next best thing since sliced bread. Like can they make it any more obvious that they have zero taste when they're trying to sell us ANOTHER red-toned eyeshadow palette? Been there, done that. Stop acting like it's new and cool because it's neither. It just makes it look like you're desperate for money. It may be your job, but you don't have to act like Schmeagle or whoever that character is from Lord of the Rings who freaks every time he finds money.

All in all, people need to stop pandering goods to us until they can actually think of a good reason why I should add another eyeshadow palette to my collection of forty. All my makeup is going to expire before I even have time to open half of these palettes, so I think it's time we all stop.

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