Internships are a great way to gain real-world work experience early in your career. Not only do they boost your resume and expand your professional network, but they can also help you figure out what really interests you (and what doesn’t!). And in the best-case scenario, an internship could even lead to a full-time job offer at a dream company.
If you’re serious about landing an amazing internship in the coming year, now’s the time to start planning. In fact, these 17 companies are already recruiting interns for 2022. Start your search now!
At The Kroger Family of Companies, their people are their strength. With diverse backgrounds and unique experiences, they tell a story that is all theirs—a story of friendliness, caring, teamwork, and freshness. Together, they Feed the Human Spirit of millions of hungry people every single day. People who are hungry for something that can make their lives healthier, easier, brighter, and a bit lighter. They’re hungry to feel good and do well. So whether they manufacture, market, stock, check, deliver, or manage, the company’s 450,000+ associates try to make the customer experience as uplifting as possible.
The Kroger Family of Companies is redefining the way people shop for groceries by offering anything, anytime, anywhere, in their stores, at pickup lanes, or via automated delivery vehicles. Kroger isn’t just a traditional grocery store. They’re leading the way with the technology, talent, and rewards that provide every associate a career with promise.
Kroger’s internships are available to students from all majors in the fall, spring, and summer semesters. The program gives interns the chance to work on real projects, connect with senior leaders at the company, participate in networking and career development events, and gain personalized support through a formal mentorship program. Kroger’s internship opportunities are available across various parts of the business, including accounting, finance, manufacturing, supply chain, human resources, pharmacy, technology, and engineering.
2. Pluto TV
Citizens of Pluto are responsible for entertaining millions of people. They are entrepreneurs looking to revolutionize the future of TV. While their planet is small, their ambition is boundless. The stakes don’t get much higher.
Becoming a Citizen is hard work. They need self-starters that thrive in changing environments, who treat company resources like their own, and who deliver seemingly impossible outcomes at warp speed. It’s the only way they stay ahead of the giants looking to take the opportunity they have earned. They are selective but once chosen, you’re in.
To maintain citizenship, it’s up to every individual to hold themselves, and their fellow Citizens, accountable to their shared responsibilities.
The Bank of Nova Scotia, also known as Scotiabank, is a leading bank in the Americas and provides a broad range of advice, products, and services. As at April 30, 2020, they have assets of more than $1.2 trillion and trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange. Their U.S. headquarters are located in New York City, with additional offices in select cities around the country. Scotiabank U.S. serves national and multinational companies, including those in the Pacific Alliance regions. They provide a full range of corporate, investment banking, and capital market services, and have been a leading financial services provider in the U.S. for more than 125 years. For more information, visit their website and follow them on Twitter @ScotiabankViews.
Scotiabank offers students the opportunity to gain wide exposure to different projects and areas in an apprenticeship model, working side by side with experienced professionals. Networking, mentorship, a speaker series, and team-building activities enhance your experience. Scotiabank’s 2022 placements run from June 6 – August 12 and are available in investment banking, corporate banking, sales, trading, prime services, equity research, audit, data governance, compliance, and more. Students can apply through their school’s career services, on The Muse, or at www.scotiabank.com/careers by October 15th, 2021.
4. Labatt Breweries of Canada
The team at Labatt Breweries of Canada is united by a passion for brewing great beer and an unwavering commitment to supporting the communities across the country which they call home. Every day, they brew, package, transport, and deliver their more than 100 brands efficiently and sustainably. Achieving their dream of bringing people together for a better world means doing their part to protect the environment from seed to sip, and pushing their partners to do the same. Given the company’s 170+ year history, many are surprised to learn that Labatt is one of the most innovative and forward-thinking companies. They’re constantly embracing new technologies, prioritizing innovation, and pushing the envelope. Beer has been bringing people together for centuries, and at Labatt, they’re committed to making sure the same holds true for centuries to come. Learn more about the company at www.labattjobs.com.
Broadridge, a global fintech company with $4 billion in revenue listed on the S&P 500, provides communications, technology, data, and analytics solutions. The company helps drive business transformation for clients with solutions for enriching client engagement, navigating risk, optimizing efficiency, and generating revenue growth. Broadridge works with some of the world’s largest financial institutions and over 5,000 brands in industries from telecommunications to healthcare.
6. Bank of America
At Bank of America, they’re creating real, meaningful relationships with individuals, businesses, and communities to help them focus on what matters most.
They are committed to attracting and retaining top talent around the world to ensure they continue to deliver for their clients and communities. Along with taking care of their clients, they want to be a great place for people to work, and they strive to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of their decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers, removing fees, and providing greater access to financial information. They are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.
They are looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of their journey in democratizing finance for all. Check out their open positions—they can’t wait to hear from you.
Robinhood will have tech and non-tech internship opportunities for multiple teams including: back-end, front-end, data science, customer experience, marketing, and legal teams. They offer 12 week-long internships during the winter (January - April), summer (May - September) and fall (September - December). A complete list of roles is now available on their careers page.
SelectQuote’s mission is to help people protect their most valuable assets and overall financial well-being by finding the right insurance at the best price—in a matter of minutes. The company serves as a trusted resource, answering questions and sharing unbiased price comparisons from some of the country’s leading insurance companies. SelectQuote wants every individual to have a choice, know the value of what they’re getting, and have peace of mind. The company has expanded its offerings into the automotive, home, and Medicare verticals and is looking for employees who are interested in careers they can grow with for years to come.
SelectQuote’s 12-week internship program runs from May through August 2022. They offer accelerated business operations, accounting, finance, human resources, information technology, marketing, and talent acquisition internships and begin recruiting on campus and online from September through March. SelectQuote’s internships provide real project-based work experience, learning and development opportunities with company executives, fun virtual and in-person networking events, and a collaborative annual nonprofit fundraising initiative led by the internship class.
Facebook connects billions of people around the world, giving them ways to share what matters most to them. People who work at Facebook are builders at heart, whether they’re creating new products or making tools so a business can expand its reach. Facebook’s global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to connect in meaningful ways.
Interns at Facebook have the opportunity to learn directly from industry-leading experts and mentors as they immediately start making hands-on contributions to real-world projects that help people build community and bring the world closer together. Facebook offers both technical and non-technical internships across all of its apps and services. An internship here can lead to exciting opportunities in the tech world, as many Facebook interns are offered returning internships or full-time roles. Applications for their 12-week summer 2022 internships for undergraduate, PhD/Post-doc, and MBA students will open in September 2021.
Chick-fil-A is a nationwide chain of quick-service restaurants known for its particularly delicious chicken sandwich. Since its founding in 1967, the company has led with its guiding principle of serving others. Today, Chick-fil-A is focused on continuing to innovate using the latest technology to better serve and nourish communities in which its more than 2,600 restaurants are located.
This profile spotlights the Chick-fil-A headquarters (known as the Support Center). The company believes that work should be full of life and that corporate employees should be able to connect the dots between what they do and why it matters—which is why Chick-fil-A takes great care of employees while offering a warm, friendly environment.
11. Tom James
Tom James is the world’s largest provider of custom clothing, serving men and women with casual and business wardrobe consulting services. The company’s “We Come to You” promise serves busy customers wherever they need them. Not only does the company sell custom clothing, they own and make the fabrics and manufacture for themselves, with many of the top clothing labels also relying on their facilities. A custom product cannot be replicated; their position in the marketplace is unique and difficult to imitate. Tom James has grown from a single store to locations throughout four continents and more than $500 million in sales. To learn more about the company and its products, visit www.tomjames.com.
The Tom James Company Internship is an eight-week program that gives college students a direct sales experience in an incredible office culture. Interns will receive much of the same training given to full-time hires, learning sales skills, spending time career pathing, and completing weekly vision and goals training. Tom James’ interns are paid a competitive hourly wage as well as commissions for their sales, with the opportunity to make an unlimited amount of money.
12. Wells Fargo
Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Wells Fargo provides banking, investment, and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance across 7,400 locations, more than 13,000 ATMs, online, and through mobile banking, and has offices in 31 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. Ranked 30th on Fortune’s 2020 rankings of America’s largest corporations, Wells Fargo has approximately 263,000 team members and serves one in three households in the United States. Additional information may be found at www.wellsfargo.com. News, insights, and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.
Vanguard is changing the way the world invests. Because when you invest with courage, clarity, and care, you have the chance to get so much more in return. Vanguard invests with purpose–and that’s how they’ve become a global market leader. They grow by doing the right thing for the people they serve. They want to make success accessible to everyone. This is your opportunity, and Vanguard wants to help you make it count.
The leader in outcome-based marketing, Epsilon has more than 50 years of experience providing the world’s top brands, agencies, and publishers with award-winning data and technology. They enable marketing that’s built on proof, not promises, across a suite of modular products spanning CRM, digital media, loyalty and email. Epsilon is positioned at the core of Publicis Groupe’s operations around the world.
Epsilon’s 2022 summer internships, which include business systems analyst and client services positions, will be available starting this fall.
15. Dow Jones
Started in 1882, Dow Jones has delivered over 125 years of authoritative and ever-evolving journalism—innovatively bringing readers current events, issues, and insightful business information unfolding worldwide via print, web, mobile, multimedia, proprietary databases, and conferences. One of the largest news-gathering operations, Dow Jones' well-respected brands include The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, and Financial News.
16. First Citizens Bank
First Citizens is one of the country’s fastest growing banks. They have doubled in size over the past five years and now have nearly 550 branches from coast to coast. What makes First Citizens different is their people—retail bankers, business bankers, wealth advisors, technology professionals, support teams, and more—who are all focused on delivering better banking that helps people live better lives. They love that while the bank has been quickly growing its footprint, it still has a hometown feel. The bank's approach has generated high customer loyalty that's made First Citizens one of the strongest banks in the business.
17. ViacomCBS Streaming
ViacomCBS Streaming (formerly CBS Interactive) is a division of ViacomCBS that encompasses both free and paid streaming services, including Pluto TV and Paramount+.
Paramount+ is a global direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, featuring programming from ViacomCBS’ leading portfolio of brands, with an expansive library of exclusive originals, hit series, original series, marquee franchises, and popular movies. Learn more here.
Pluto TV is the leading free streaming television service with hundreds of channels and thousands of movies and television series on demand. Learn more here.
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