Category Archives: College Internships

Jackie’s Startup Internship on the Boston Waterfront

As a sophomore at Choate Rosemary Hall, Jackie was interested in startups and technology. Coming from an entrepreneurial family, she had moved to Boston from Silicon Valley and was seeking a meaningful summer internship. We connected Jackie to Cashtivity, whose office was located in an exciting startup accelerator in Boston’s Innovation District. Cashtivity is a […]

A Programming Internship for a High School Junior

Andrew is from an American family who is currently living in England. They reached out to us in order to establish an internship related to Computer Science/Programming. We Skyped with Andrew to get to know him and understand his interests, helped to establish summer housing for him in a college dormitory, and connected him to […]

High School Engineering Intern to MIT Grad

It’s wonderful to read  news about former interns! Harry participated in an engineering internship with us as a junior in high school. Harry’s mentor was the company’s CEO, a graduate of MIT who wrote Harry’s letter of recommendation: “I have been impressed with Harry’s engaging personality, intelligence and maturity throughout his internship. He quickly grasped […]

Uncovering Your College Sophomore’s Future Career

What if my college sophomore has no idea what type of career to pursue?   This is a question we hear from both parents of college and high school students. In terms of career advice, when we meet with students, we do a very thorough intake of their interests, experiences and what they are passionate […]

Should You Include High School Experience On Your College Resume?

Continuing our series on resume writing, college students often ask us if they should include their high school experiences on a college resume.   Staff members at college career centers will often tell students that once in college, you should never list high school activities on a resume. However, from our perspective, most college freshman […]

An Inspiring Internship at PayPal’s Boston Headquarters

  Are you thinking about a college internship in Boston? What could be more exciting than a summer internship in Boston at the ultra modern PayPal headquarters? Harrison, a student at Babson College, told us about his interest of interning at a startup, so we established an internship for him at an exciting company in PayPal’s […]

Startup Internships: Are You Ready To Join One Of These Exciting Companies?

  What could be more exciting than interning at a really cool company with really bright young employees?  If you are a fan of Twitter, SnapChat or Vine or watch pitches on Shark Tank, you may have what it takes to join an exciting startup in Boston.       A startup summer internship would […]

Recognizing the Value: Visiting Our Students During Their Internships

  One of the most rewarding components of our program is the on-site visits to our students. Their worksites include everything from tall high rises in the financial district, quaint brick buildings on the Boston waterfront to high tech business accelerators in Back Bay, Kendall Square and Downtown Crossing.       Parents often tell […]

Kiran Launched His Dream Career With A Film Production Internship

  Kiran was a sophomore in college when he contacted us about his interest in broadcasting/TV/film. We introduced him to a film studio in Boston that provides studio space for TV commercials and the film industry. His first experience at work included the Massachusetts Production Coalition Meeting where there were large groups of students, producers, […]

How Nicole Got Face Time With Dozens Of Investors At Boston’s Ed Tech Accelerator

  We had placed Nicole on a business internship when she was still in high school. She contacted us again looking for a second, but different type of business experience after she had completed her freshman year of college.    After speaking to Nicole, we thought that she should gain exposure to what’s very current […]