5 Last Minute Externships You Can Apply to Today

Winter break is quickly approaching and if you have not thought about externships, now is the time to start! Externships can provide insight experience in a career you may be pursuing or interested in exploring. To ease the burden of search for hours, here are a list of great externship programs you can apply to today! These positions span all over the country and offer a wide array of opportunities for every extern out there. Dust off your resumes and get working on your applications today!

Finance Externship

Interested in learning about the world of finance in the center of it all? Then check out this externship where you will experience first hand what the operations of a major financial firm look like.

Where: New York City, NY
When: January 5-6, 2015


Engineering Externship

Explore the world of Civil Engineering and get some real experience at an award-winning ENR Top 500 Design Firm. As a Civil Intern you will get experience with technical projects and site feasibility studies.

Where: San Francisco, CA
When: Flexible
Design Externship

If you are interested in fashion and looking to gain design experience, this opportunity is for you! As an intern, you can expect to develop illustrations, organize samples and swatches, and work on projects with the Retail and Design teams.

Where: Los Angeles, CA
When: Winter 2015 (Flexible)

Social Media Externship

BCV is the premier full-service social media provider in the hospitality industry and offers an incredible array of experience with social media, analytics, and more!

Where: Chicago, IL
When: Winter 2015

Journalism/Broadcasting Externship

This internship will give the opportunity to observe, participate in and learn about what goes into the newsgathering process from researching and pitching stories, shooting them, editing them, and getting them on TV or on CNN.com.

Where: Denver, CO
When: Winter 2015

Don’t see one that fits you? Contact your Career Services Center and see if your school has Externship Programs available to you! If you have a company in mind, don’t hesitate to reach out and ask if you can do an externship over the break or shadow an employee. It never hurts to ask!

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Sara Von Dohren

Sara is a Junior Psychology Major at the University of San Francisco. She enjoys the San Francisco fog, yoga, good conversation, and all things Fall except pumpkin spice lattes. Find her on instagram at @_saraashley.