Top Summer Internships For 2015

More students than ever are getting summer internships at top companies where they hope to make connections and learn career skills. Here are the most sought-after internships for college undergraduates:

  • Hewlett-Packard: Offers salary competitive with unpaid internships at other Fortune 500 companies
  • The Shippensburg News-Chronicle: Graduates of the Pennsylvania regional newspaper’s internship program are awarded a fourth line on their résumé in between a job at their school and a better internship
  • Hollywood University Pro $creenwriting Workshop: This $8,500, 10-day workshop in directing and screenwriting has produced almost all of the industry’s top writer-directors, including Alfonso Cuarón, Paul Thomas Anderson, and Christopher Nolan
  • The Humane Society: Upon successful completion of their internship, students will be given the chance to visit a kennel and euthanize a cat or dog of their choice
  • Dianne Wiest: Participants in this summer program are fully immersed in Dianne Wiest’s day-to-day activities, with the prospect of earning a full-time position as the Academy Award–winning actress at the end of the term
  • Slate: Interns occasionally given opportunity to disagree with conventional wisdom throughout summer
  • BP: One lucky student will get chance to be scapegoated for oil spills that occur during their term
  • NBCUniversal: Interns who show promise will be immediately promoted to vice president of network development
  • Department Of Labor: Unpaid interns will work under federal officers to investigate whether internships violate labor laws
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