There’s still time to land a summer internship

The stress of applying for the perfect summer internship is particularly hard to handle with one more carefree week ahead.

To ease the process, we’ve compiled nine internships that are still accepting summer applicants, from Marvel Entertainment to Procter & Gamble to the White House.


Time Inc. (New York)
Deadline: Jan. 16

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Photo by Flickr user Tia International Photography under a CC BY-SA 2.0 license.

This prestigious publishing company offers summer internships that last eight to 10 weeks across 20 departments, from advertising sales, editorial and human resources to book publishing and marketing. You’ll have the opportunity to work within one of the company’s 75-plus brands, like Entertainment Weekly, Sports Illustrated or People. And it gets better: All positions are paid.

The Kennedy Center (D.C.)
Deadline: March 13

As an intern at the iconic performing arts center, you’ll participate in weekly seminars, score free tickets to performances and train with experts in one of nine departments. The internship is unpaid, but the center offers academic credit and allows interns to determine their own schedules based on availability. The application is open to juniors, seniors and master’s candidates.

White House Internship Program (D.C.)
Deadline: Jan. 11

While many of the deadlines to be a “hilltern” have passed, there’s still an opportunity to have the president as your boss. Undergrads in the White House Internship Program work full-time (9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday) with duties like attending meetings, writing memos and staffing events across 16 presidential departments.

West Coast

Marvel Entertainment (Manhattan Beach, Calif.)
Deadline: Rolling, applications reviewed Feb. 28 through April 29.

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Photo by Flickr user JD Hancock under a CC BY-SA 2.0 license.

Not only will you work at a company known for hits like “Spider-Man” and “X-Men” at this internship, but you’ll also spend the summer in Manhattan Beach. Interns gain experience in film, animation and marketing and other departments, and must be available two to three days per week.

Nordstrom Merchandising Group (Seattle)
Deadline: Jan. 15

There’s still time to apply to Nordstrom’s merchandising and planning internship, which made Business Insider’s list of the top 25 internships of 2014. The program offers student trendsetters a “behind-the-scenes” look at the fashion industry: They work on projects alongside professionals and learn the decision-making process behind what appears on the clothing rack.

NBCUniversal, Inc. (Universal City and Los Angeles, Calif.)
Deadline: May 1

Spend the summer sharpening your skills in any of over a dozen departments from casting to marketing at NBCUniversal, which offers internships across leading television networks like Bravo, E! and NBC News. The company’s “Campus 2 Career” program is catered specially to college students and offers interview tips, former intern testimonials and extensive descriptions of the ideal candidate for each department.

South and Midwest

Procter & Gamble (Cincinnati)

Clocking in at No. 17 on Business Insider’s list is product manufacturer Procter & Gamble, known for brands like Bounty, Crest and Tide. The company is offering a 10 to 12-week summer human resources internship to juniors at its headquarters in Cincinnati, where interns will receive managerial training as part of their experience in the consumer packaged goods industry.

GameStop (Grapevine, Texas)

Gamers, you’re in luck: GameStop, the mecca of video games and other consumer electronics, will offer a summer marketing internship in 2015. Marketing interns maintain promotional rollout documents, manage weekly title reservation reports and work closely with the creative team, among other responsibilities.

Verizon Wireless (Alpharetta, Ga.)

Score an information technology internship at Verizon Wireless, which boasts “hands-on” experience for students enrolled in computer science, computer engineering, IT or MIS programs. The company lists “enthusiasm” as a requirement along with knowledge of web and software development, and places interns in departments like technical support and IT project management.

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