10 Spring Internships You Can Still Apply To
Attention, recent graduates and college students—it’s not too late to apply to a spring internship! Whether you’re hoping to squeeze in more experience before the summer or want to venture outside the classroom and work on real-life projects, here’s a handful of positions that you can still apply to.
And, while you’re applying, don’t let the word “internship” fool you: All of these openings provide opportunities for you to play an integral role in shaping something big.
1. Marketing Intern
(RED), New York
(RED)’s plan is deceptively simple: transform the private sector into a platform to change the world. Since 2005, (RED) has harnessed the power of companies—ranging from Apple and Starbucks to Coca-Cola and Bank of America—to help fight AIDS. The company is currently looking for a Marketing Intern to execute campaigns seen by millions. If you have some expertise in Google Analytics and have a love for writing, then don’t wait another minute to apply.
2. Marketing and Social Media Intern
The Standard, New York
Enthralled by all things social media—whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Pinterest? Have a passion for art, music, travel, and dining? If so, The Standard’s Marketing and Social Media Intern position could be your calling. Apart from engaging with the hotel’s key social media accounts, you’ll be tracking and analyzing the performance of these outlets. Proficiency in Photoshop and InDesign is a huge plus.
3. QA Engineering Internship
Quirky, San Francisco
Quirky makes invention accessible. The crowdsourcing company dedicated to designing, marketing, and selling imaginative products invented by real people is hiring a QA Engineering Intern. You’ll play a key role in deciding what features should be included for a quality experience and complete competitive research on existing products in the market. If you are an engineering student or recent graduate, have a constant curiosity to evaluate new technologies, and are bursting with entrepreneurial spirit, then this could be the perfect internship for you.
4. Digital Design Intern
(RED), New York
Another position (RED) is looking to fill is the Digital Design Intern role. Your responsibilities include creating designs for (RED)’s website and social media platforms, building creative presentations, and producing mock-ups for prospective (RED) partners. Apply now if you have extensive graphic design experience, are a social do-gooder, and want to work in an energetic atmosphere with equally passionate co-workers.
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5. Recruiting/Research Intern
Squarespace, New York
Squarespace—the online platform helping customers build sophisticated and minimalistic websites—is hiring a Recruiting/Research Intern. Since the company is looking to double its team over the next year, Squarespace needs an intern to help develop creative strategies to identify potential candidates and expand the company’s talent pool. You’ll be working on everything from fine-tuning Squarespace’s interview process to sleuthing the internet for the best and brightest.
6. Matchmaking Intern
Three Day Rule, Los Angeles
Three Day Rule is a personalized matchmaking company bringing world-class matchmakers and dating experts together to provide over-the-top service for clients. The company is looking for an ambitious self-starter to assist Matchmakers in recruiting individuals for the dating pool. Apart from learning the ins and outs of matchmaking and dating dynamics, you’ll learn how to use brand awareness and marketing to seriously grow a business.
7. Social Media Intern
(RED), New York
At (RED), social media isn’t just the side hustle—it’s the company’s bread and butter. The company is currently hiring an intern to help craft killer content and make (RED)’s social media presence even more awesome. If you have strong opinions on the number of hashtags to use on Instagram, are quite excited by the potential of sharing content through Medium and Tumblr, and are constantly asking your friends “What’s your handle on [insert social media platform here]?” (RED) would love to hear from you.
8. Software Engineer Intern
Virool, San Francisco
A powerful video service, Virool allows clients to target desired audiences on its global network of more than 100 million viewers. As a Software Engineer intern, you’ll make a difference in shaping Virool’s core products and use your programming expertise to solve complex challenges across the entire stack. Start filling out the application if you’re familiar with at least one full web technology stack and have a knack for pushing projects from conception to production.
9. Operations Intern
Global Health Corps, New York
Global Health Corps—the nonprofit promoting global health equity—is seeking bright, creative, and hardworking Operations Interns to help run the young entrepreneurial organization. Interns will work closely with GHC’s staff to manage the selection and onboarding processes for the 2015-2016 fellow class, maintain the organization’s fiscal records, and develop emergency preparedness for fellows in countries like Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi. Anyone with excellent attention to detail and proficiency with Microsoft Office is highly encouraged to apply.
10. Development Intern
Hudl, Multiple Cities
Do you love sports? Is coding just your way of life? If so, there really isn’t a better opportunity than Hudl’s Development Internship. Your code and contributions will be shipped to tens of thousands of users, and you’ll be working on a profitable product that’s changing the lives of coaches and athletes. Don’t miss this chance to join a team of nerds, designers, and marketers who love sports as much as they love tech.
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A board member of Columbia Organization of Rising Entrepreneurs, Kat is either hosting inspiring founders or trekking across cities (Silicon Valley and London, anyone?) to discover the hottest startups. And, when she’s not putting together large-group gatherings for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Kat is planning food excursions to discover the best Taiwanese beef noodle soup in NYC. The only thing she loves almost as much as crafting content as an Editorial Intern at The Muse is studying content as an English Major at Columbia University. Say hi on Twitter @katxmoon.More from this Author
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