Tag Archives: Boston startups

A Published Novel by a Former Student

    One of our greatest pleasures is to see what our former students have accomplished over the years. Keeping in touch on LinkedIn has kept us updated as they experience college and start their careers.   When Hannah was in high school we placed her on two internships: one for esteemed Fashion Designer Daniela […]

21st Century Education: The Importance of STEM Internships

In the book 21st Century Skills- Learning for Life in our Times, author Charles Fadel explores three main categories of skills needed for students to excel in modern times:   Learning and Innovation Digital Literacy Life and Career Skills As early as sophomore year in college, students are expected to choose a college major, but […]

Guidelines Eased for Unpaid Internships

                                                                  Could your Business Benefit from an Intern? The U.S. Labor Department rolled out new guidelines for 2018 that make it easier for companies to hire unpaid interns. Our highly structured, educational program has always met the strictest guidelines for both paid and unpaid internships. We have matched talented interns to […]

An Expansive Gap Year Internship at A Boston Startup

Travis was a recent graduate of Phillips Academy Andover who was looking forward to starting Brown University after completing a Gap Year. He was looking for a summer experience related to engineering, computers and investments.   We combined Travis’s interests by placing him at Privy, a startup that has developed a unique email list growth platform for […]

An Inspiring Workplace For Boston’s Entrepreneurial Community

Cartoon Wallpaper, A Swinging Work Table and Free Beer Does that sound like the sedate office spaces of the past? This past summer, we were welcomed for an on- site visit to We Work, a coworking office space in Boston and site of Travis, our marketing intern.   As we research and contact new businesses for […]

Best Mentor in History!

At Internship Connection, we seek out mentors who take a genuine interest in each student. After speaking to Claire Varner, the Chief Academic Officer of HSTRY, https://www.hstry.co/ an exciting startup related to education, Dr. Jabbawy felt that her heartfelt enthusiasm to mentor students as well as her company’s mission related to education would lead to […]

We Secured A Coveted Sports Internship For This High School Sophomore

When I ask young men who have called about our program- “What would be your fantasy internship”, almost always their answer is “Interning for the Boston Red Sox.”  While those coveted spots are few and far between, their response tells me that a sports related internship would be ideal.   Case in point was Billy, […]

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 […]

Why Neeraj Wanted To See The Inner Workings Of A Startup’s Growth

(Neeraj Devulapalli –Business/Entrepreneurship Internship)   Inspired by his internship with us during sophomore year, Neeraj, while still in high school, founded Game Set Health, a 501(c)(3) organization geared towards providing sports equipment, clinics, and aid to low-income global communities. In addition, he co-founded a multi-chapter organization for high school students for the purpose of fostering […]

Case Study: Camila and Claudia from Puerto Rico

The Introduction   It was so interesting to Skype with Camila and Claudia Gonzalez and their parents. The family had been referred to the Internship Connection Program for Entrepreneurship by Babson College. The girls are twin sisters, coming from a private school in Guaynabo, P.R., who had been accepted to Babson as January freshman. “J-frosh” […]