Fall has just come but we are all still thinking about the summer. Who doesn’t enjoy a break from studies, sunny weather and plenty of opportunities this season offers?

Instead of reminiscing last holiday, start thinking about the next one. A summer internship is not only a job, where you gain experience valuable for your future career. It is also a great opportunity to travel the world, meet interesting people and experience new things.

We are offering you a selected list of summer internships which will make your holiday in 2017 productive and unforgettable!

Have the adventure of a lifetime with one of these companies.

10. KPMG Vacation Programs

Deadline: rolling basis | Apply here
Duration: 4 weeks
Eligibility: students who are in their penultimate year of university
Location: Global

KPMG Vacation Programs are designed to help you find out more about the company and the different types of work it does to help clients thrive. If you participate, you’ll discover what it’s like to be part of a professional team as you explore different areas of the business.

It’s a great opportunity to develop new skills and enjoy new experiences – experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. So, as well as kick-starting your career, you’ll get to take part in some great community activities and you’ll get an opportunity to socialize too.

9. World Bank Group Summer Internship

Deadline: for summer internship application period is December 1 – January 31, 2017, | Apply here
Eligibility: an undergraduate degree and already be enrolled in a full-time graduate study program
Duration: minimum four weeks
Location: Washington, The United States and other

The World Bank Group Internships offer highly motivated and successful individuals an opportunity to improve their skills while working in a diverse environment. Interns generally find the experience to be rewarding and interesting.

This internship typically seeks candidates in the following fields:

  • economics
  • finance
  • human development (public health, education, nutrition, population)
  • social science (anthropology, sociology)
  • agriculture
  • environment
  • private sector development, as well as other related fields

8. Blackstone Summer Internships

Deadline: Applications are due in late November and typically concludes by end of February/early March | Apply here
10-12 weeks
Eligibility: Students completing their third year of university and a junior in college.
Location: Global

There is a wide range of work experiences, learning opportunities and career paths at Blackstone – none of them cookie-cutter. The firm’s entrepreneurial spirit and individual team members’ unique passions and backgrounds contribute to a diverse and creative environment.

Blackstone’s Summer Program is a unique experience among financial firms, enabling participants to develop well-rounded and fine-tuned business minds. Due to the relatively small size of Blackstone groups, Summer Analysts and Associates are integral to all aspects of deals, transactions, and projects throughout the course of the summer.

7. IBM Extreme Blue Program

Deadline: varies depending on the country | Apply here
Eligibility: top business and technical students
 10-12 weeks
Location: The United States, Canada, Europe, China, and India

IBM will take your education to the next level. The company is talking real-world projects, training programs and everything you need to launch your career. How’s that for getting ahead of the class?

Extreme Blue program at IBM isn’t your average summer internship it is 12 weeks of intense creative thinking.

Working in a small team of students, you’ll tackle a real business problem. Your task? Develop an idea to solve it – one that no one else has thought of – and then, turn that idea into a real product.

6. Statoil Summer Internships

Deadline: October 21, 2016, | Apply here
Eligibility: No more than 1 year of relevant experience (please note research under a Ph.D. are not be considered relevant experience), by summer 2017 you will have completed at least two years of relevant studies and will be on track to graduate with Bachelor, Master or Ph.D. degree in 2018 or later
Location: Stavanger, Bergen, Trondheim, Stjørdal, Harstad, and Oslo, Norway

Summer internships at Statoil give you the opportunity to get valuable hands-on work experience in Statoil. Through the internship, you get the chance to widen your professional network and develop yourself on a personal and professional level.

The Exploration and Petroleum Technology networks are looking for summer interns within the geology, geophysics, petrophysics and petroleum data management disciplines in different operational assets, support teams and research.

Statoil offers a competitive salary for the internship period according to the progress in your studies.

5. Goldman Sachs Summer Analyst Internship

Deadline: December 4, 2016, | Apply here
Eligibility: Summer Analyst program is suited for candidates currently pursuing a college or university degree.
Duration: 10 weeks
Location: various locations in Europe, Middle East, and Africa

A Goldman Sachs internship gives you a unique opportunity to learn about the finance industry by working side by side with the experts. The interns at Goldman Sachs don’t learn by watching, they learn by getting involved in real projects.

While your discipline or major are not important, the company is looking for students with an outstanding record of academic achievement and an interest in the financial markets.

4. Powel Summer Internship

Deadline: November 1, 2016, | Apply here
six weeks
Trondheim, Norway

If you want to work with academic related issues whilst becoming familiar with Powel as a company and the industries the company works with, this might just be the opportunity for you.

The internship will last for a total of six weeks with a break half-way through the program and you will be working from Powel’s head office in Trondheim, Norway.

Powel seeks the following qualities and qualifications for their interns:

  • Motivated, innovative, and solution oriented students who enjoy learning and has relatively good computer skills
  • International and domestic students, all ages/levels, and from all educational backgrounds are encouraged to apply
  • All motivated, innovative and solution-oriented students are encouraged to apply, whatever course or year of study.

3. New York Times Summer Internships

Deadline: October 31, 2016, | Apply here
Date: The program will begin on June 5, 2017
Eligibility: Students, authorized to work in the U.S.
Duration: 10 weeks
Salary: USD 1,000,- a week
Location: New York and Washington, The United States

The New York Times offers 10-week summer internships to undergraduate and graduate college students who have decided on careers in journalism. Some internships are limited to seniors or graduate students; others also accept juniors.

Types of internships

  • James Reston Reporting Fellowship
  • David E. Rosenbaum Reporting Internship
  • Thomas Morgan Visual Journalism Internships
  • The Dow Jones News Fund Copy Editing Internship
  • Audience Development Internship
  • The Interactive News Internship
  • Audio and Video Internships

2. Red Bull Summer Internships

Deadline: Applications open in February
Eligibility: Students actively enrolled in a four-year University, maintaining a 3.5 or higher GPA. All applicants to the Red Bull Internship Program require a US work authorization.
Duration: 13 weeks, full-time (40 hours/week)
Location: Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Portland, Boston, and Phoenix, The United States

Red Bull is looking for top-performing, ambitious interns to work with some of the world’s most innovative and exciting marketing, sales, and business specialists.

Gain hands-on real-world experience in a field you’re passionate about, with a brand that’s recognized as an iconic game-changer. From day one, you’re charged with driving innovation and implementing ideas that will take Red Bull to the next level. You’ll experience a cycle of learning, succeeding, falling down, getting up, and going back for more. Responsibilities will vary, but this experience is what you make of it.

Internship opportunities:

  • Marketing
  • Sales/Distribution
  • Communications
  • Media
  • Finance

1. Warner Bros Summer Internship

Deadline: Positions for Summer are posted in February/March | Apply here
students currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program
Duration: minimum 8 weeks, 24-40 hours per week
Location: Los Angeles, The United States

You’ll gain knowledge about the industry while contributing hands-on work to your department. You’ll get the opportunity to ask questions of senior leaders about their thoughts on the company business, but most likely, they’ll turn the tables and ask you about yours. Warner Bros values your insights and your ideas. Like they said, “We love our interns.”

Warner Bros. has internship opportunities available in marketing, social media, publicity, creative development, business development, finance, digital media, media research and more.

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