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Financial Aid From Fortune 1000 Companies

Financial Aid From Fortune 1000 Companies
Name of Company Type of Award Website Description Fortune 1000 Rank
Healthcare Industry
In order to come up with a list of 50 Fortune 1000 companies offering healthcare internships, a list was compiled of the most successful U.S. companies that have an established presence in the healthcare industry, even if the job isn’t related to clinical practice. Below you will find the final selection of 50 great companies that offer healthcare students a way to gain unique experience with businesses that maintain a high profile. Internships are available in areas as diverse as healthcare administration, pharmacy, veterinary science, human resources, and information technology.
CVS Caremark Undergrad IT Pharmacy Internship CVS Caremark offers 10 week full-time internships for students interested in Healthcare Administration or Business Information Systems. The student will get a structured, hands-on program with the benefit of excellent networking and mentoring. If you are a motivated worker who values a teamwork approach, then the opportunity to work with this healthcare industry leader is for you. 13
UnitedHealth Group Internships at UnitedHealth UnitedHealth Group offers a wide variety of opportunities that relate to the healthcare industry. If you are within one year of graduation, want a place to get real work experience from some of the industry’s most innovative leaders, and work on projects that are making a difference in the healthcare world – then consider applying today. UnitedHealth Group offers competitive compensation for hard work and innovation. 17
Cardinal Health Summer Internship Program Cardinal Health Group in Dublin, OH offers paid internships both at their headquarters and in McGaw Park, IL. Students in finance, engineering, public affairs, supply chain management, human resources, and other majors can gain invaluable corporate experience in a healthcare setting. Cardinal also offers a unique leadership development program called Emergence for qualified candidates. Cardinal Health highly values interns who are hardworking, dedicated, and creative. 19
Kroger Pharmacist Internship Kroger is more than just a grocery store. It also offers a full service pharmacy and in some locations it operates The Little Clinic. Internship opportunities exist for students across the country and at various stages in their academic career. Interns who want to excel at their work, focus on customer care, and take initiative in advancing in their career goals can start their future with Kroger. 23
Express Scripts Holding Expressing Growth Internships Undergraduate, graduate and PharmD students are eligible for this 12 week summer program with Express Scripts where you can explore career options in Pharmacy, Marketing, Finance, and Human resources, to name a few. Externships and Clinical rotations may also be available. There are multiple locations across the country where students can learn with and from leaders who want to help them succeed. Interns often decide to apply for fulltime employment after graduation. 24
Target Pharmacy and Target Clinic Internships Target offers 10 weeks of action-packed real-time, real-world training. Interns are surrounded by a supportive team of mentors, put school theory into practice, and gain unparalleled hands-on experience. Pharmacy interns not only learn standard workflow practices, they also interact and build relationships with the public through consultations. If you value the team culture and desire constructive feedback as you prepare for your career – consider Target. 36
Walgreens Pharmacy Internships An internship with Walgreens promises a supportive staff, meaningful projects and invaluable networking from day one of the 10 week program. Regardless of students’ specific career goals, working with this innovative Healthcare supply/ Pharmacy leader will provide the tools, experience and confidence that will propel interns into future success. Interns learn all aspects of the operation – from distribution to retail. Note: The Pharmacy internship is 12 weeks. 37
Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices and Diagnostics Regulatory Affaris Leadership Development Program Johnson and Johnson is a brand you know and trust and a great place to gain internship or co-op experience. The company entertains potential candidates from August – March via campus recruiting and online applications. Opportunities are available by region and support students’ career goals as well as the mission of the company. Consideration is given to students nearing graduation and those who matriculated within the past 12 months. 41
Pfizer Graduate Summer Associates Pfizer is an innovator in medical research and the advancement of world health. Applications and information for their summer work programs are available in January of each year. Pfizer offers a unique learning opportunity for post-doctoral work in their World Research and Development (R&D) Program. Researchers can participate in ground-breaking exploration in one of the company’s many sites around the globe. 48
Safeway Pharmacy Internship Safeway offers 9-12 week internships that run from June to August at their corporate headquarters in Pleasanton, California. Internships are available in a variety of areas and provide work experience on projects that really matter. Safeway also offers Pharmacy internships, both summer and annual, for students who desire to pursue a career with Safeway. 62
Abbot Labratories Abbott Internship Program Abbott provides students who have a passion for making a difference in health care the hands-on work experience they need to prepare for a successful career in this ever changing world. Abbott offers a flexible 10-12 week paid summer experience that can accommodate the student’s academic calendar and as fits with the particular needs of the business. 70
Alcoa Environmental Health and Safety Internship Students interested in healthcare – in its broadest terms – can gain valuable work experience and push the edge of innovation with Alcoa. A global force that is concerned about sustainability solutions, Alcoa offers a wide range of opportunities for future leaders. On-campus recruiting begins in January but online applications are taken as long as openings exist. Gain experience by thinking outside-the-box. 128
Eli Lilly Student Opportunities Lilly provides top performers work opportunities from May through September that can launch successful candidates’ careers. Most of these internships are located at corporate headquarters in Indianapolis, IN and offer competitive pay, free parking, and in some cases assistance with housing and transportation costs for those forced to relocate. On-campus recruiting is priority, with unfilled positions posted online. Programs exist for undergraduate, graduate and PharmD and Doctoral students. 130
Bristol-Myers Squibb Summer Internships Bristol-Myers Squibb Biopharmaceuticals offers undergraduate and graduate internships each summer. Students work on “live” projects and make formal presentations to company management upon completion. Competitive pay with some housing assistance makes working for this industry giant a prestigious opportunity. Six month co-op educational programs also exist. Build professional networks, learn the global impact of cooperative teamwork and jumpstart your career. 158
Medtronic Summer Associate Program Medtronic is a leader in technology that is changing the face of patient and chronic disease care today. Top MBA and engineering students can work alongside the best in modern innovation and pave the path to a rewarding career. The 10-12 week summer programs are held at their World Headquarters and, as needed, at facilities around the country. Compensation, travel and housing assistance may be included. 172
Mosaic Counseling Internship Health care interests take many forms. Students that wish to offer healing to the human spirit, value mental health and promote vitality, respect, and dignity of all life may be interested in working with this North Texas United Way affiliate. Advanced practicum students who can commit to two semesters will gain invaluable experience in this ongoing opportunity. Visit the website for application details. 246
Universal Health Services Graduate Intership Universal Health Services is headquartered in Pennsylvania and has facilities around the U.S. as well as in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Internships come available for individuals in psychology, social work, human relations, nursing and other related fields. Some programs are paid, and the two year paid nursing intern serves as a bridge of success from the classroom to the clinical setting. Openings are posted and updated on their website. 337
Quest Diagnostics Hematology College/Student Internship Lab testing and diagnostic development are at the core of services provided by Quest. Students who want field experience in entry level positions can look to gain valuable insight through this health care provider. With sites around the United States and in the UK, Ireland, India and Mexico, students here and abroad may consider how to combine their classroom learning with on-the-job training in a wide variety of fields. 341
WellCare Health Plans Postgraduate Managed Care Pharmacy Residency Program Wellcare Health Plans offers a one year residency in Pharmaceutical services for managed health plans. Students spend a year learning effective communication and critical data analysis, and through their work become leaders in pharmacy services as well as in management of government sponsored health care programs like Medicare and Medicaid. Application deadline for fall admittance is early January and a current Florida state license is required. Full compensation and an attractive benefits package is available to participants. 345
Boston Scientific Co-Op Boston Scientific offers unique solutions to health-related issues around the globe. Undergraduate and MBA graduate students can participate in uniquely tailored 12 week summer programs that support students’ education and give real-life experience. Longer four to six month Co-Op assignments in Research and Development, Operations and Regulatory Affairs combine theory with practice. Co-Op programs run June to December or January to June. 357
Mylan Global Marketing IT Internship Mylan is the largest manufacturing and development company that provides generic pharmaceuticals to the global market. A recent internship opportunity in Marketing IT is but one example of how top performers, in a wide variety of disciplines, can get firsthand experience in this healthcare niche. Contact the recruiter for your region through the company website. 374
Kindred Healthcare Leadership Development Programs Kindred Healthcare is a network of post-acute care providers, hospitals, rehab centers, and assisted living options for patients and their families. Internships are available in the RehabCare program, which encourages students to do clinical research and complete an educational training in-service. Kindred Healthcare invests in the advancement of careers through on-going Leadership Development Programs. 410
OmniCare University Relations Omnicare is committed to helping students further their education and gain valuable work experience while they continue their training. The company maintains close ties with colleges and universities to develop opportunities for students from Canada and across the United States. Omnicare internships can be offered in multiple areas, such as Pharmacy studies and accounting, and qualified students benefit from exploring career options. 416
Molina Healthcare Molina Healthcare Internship Program Molina Healthcare is headquartered in Long Beach, California and offers a unique and prestigious internship program in association with California State University-Long Beach. A limited number of paid positions encompass departments like IT Healthcare Systems, Marketing and Communications, as well as Human Relations and Project Management. The Molina Healthcare Internship Program is open to undergraduate and graduate applicants. 423
Cliffs Natural Resources Health and Safety Internship Cliffs Natural Resources in Hibbing, Minnesota offers unique internships in Health & Safety as they relate to the mining industry. Candidates should be enrolled in Environmental, Health and Safety, or a related degree and be passionate about workplace safety. This is an hourly paid position that works with industry professionals to learn current health and safety procedures and work on specific projects and directed initiatives. 424
Actavis US Summer Internship Programs Actavis is a global leader in pharmaceutical manufacturing and the company is looking for talented and energetic students who are willing to work hard and gain extraordinary hands-on experience. Actavis internship programs are offered in New Jersey, Florida, California and Utah. The 14-week summer program run from May to August and can lead to offers of employment after graduation. 432
Allergan Allergan Summer Internship Program Allergan offers unique opportunities for qualified applicants to complete a 9 week internship that will involve completion of a special health-outcomes related project, first-hand look at a managed-care organization, and access to AMCP’s professional conference. Candidates must be enrolled as a full-time Doctor of Pharmacy degree student in an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy. Allergan offers housing, travel expenses and an attractive stipend. 440
Biogen Idec Internship and Co-Op program Biogen Idec is recognized as the oldest independent biotechnology company. Students who want to hone their skills, discover their career goals, and work with a company to forge possible career-long relationships will love this opportunity. Internships and Co-Op programs are offered at their facilities in Massachusetts and in North Carolina. Students in many disciplines will receive a comprehensive view of the operation of a biotech company. 454
St. Jude Medical Internship and Co-Op program St. Jude Medical in St. Paul, Minnesota is a leading medical treatment and technology company working to develop cutting edge devices to advance treatment in life threatening diseases. Internship (three months long, full time) and Co-Op (six months long, full time) learning programs are offered to qualified Junior and Senior students in biomedical, mechanical and electrical engineering fields. 457
Forest Laboratories Pharmaceutical Industry Fellowship Forest Laboratories is a leading pharmaceutical company on the forefront of research and development, as well as the marketing of drugs that treat chronic diseases. In connection with their subsidiary Forest Research Institute, the company offers two-year fellowship opportunities in areas like Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Development. Fellowships are completed in their New Jersey facility. 523
Harris Teeter Supermarket Pharmacy Graduate Internship Harris Teeter Supermarkets offers students who are enrolled in pharmacy school and need summer intern hours a chance to get hand-on experience in all aspects of pharmacy services in a retail environment. Students will learn how to provide excellent customer care, learn all aspects of dispensing medications, get experience with billing insurance programs, and more. Opportunities are available in stores located in MD, VA, NC and SC. 526
Zimmer Holdings Experiential Learning/Co-Op Programs Zimmer Holdings offers students and recent graduates creative internship opportunities to gain real world work experience and a chance explore the possibility of a career with the company, which is an industry leader in musculoskeletal healthcare. Undergraduate and graduate internships and Co-Op programs are offered as well as a unique Leadership Development rotational program for MBA new hire candidates. 534
VWR Funding Internship Programs VWR, located in Radnor, PA, is a global laboratory supply and distribution company. VWR provides products that support the advancement of medical laboratories across the globe. They offer internship opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of disciplines that bridge the gap between knowledge and experience and have an immediate and meaningful impact on the company’s current operations. 566
Hospira Technical Professional Development Program Hospira is a company that supplies injectable drugs and infusion technologies to hospitals, clinics, healthcare providers and patients. Their commitment to advancement in technology, operation, and research and development make them a leader in the healthcare industry. Students interested in advancing their career after graduation can inquire about programs in Associate Hospital Sales, Finance Development and Technical Professional Development. 575
Mead Johnson Nutrition Summer Internship Program Mead Johnson Nutrition is interesting in growing and nurturing future company leaders, so it offers 13 week summer internship opportunities across a broad spectrum of its business. This is a great way to prepare for a future with the company. Interns work in areas like Global Finance, R&D, Information Technology, Marketing and Supply Chain Operations and each area serves to advance the business of pediatric nutrition. 600
CareFusion Internship and Developmental Programs Carefusion is a company that works to improve the safety and reduce the costs of providing healthcare today and in the future. Their product lines are used by professionals in a variety of settings and affect medication management, device interface, infection prevention, and more. Carefusion offers internships in several locations and across many disciplines, all of which support their work in healthcare. 622
Magellan Health Services Internship Program Students interested in Information Technology and Finance will work 40 hours a week for 10-12 weeks from May to August. Interns enjoy competitive compensation and the ability to have a direct and positive impact on current projects with a company committed to advanced healthcare. Career path planning and advancement are a positive outcome of this experience. Internships are served in CT, MD, VA and MO. 675
Perrigo Internship Programs Perrigo is a pharmaceutical company that has a presence around the world. The U.S. headquarters is in Michigan and students are selected year-round for exciting opportunities. The Summer, Fall and Winter internships entail full-time work in fields such as data collection and analysis, market and media trends and IT auditing for students in relevant degree programs. 680
NBTY Part-Time and Summer Internships NBTY is a leader in delivering high quality nutritional supplements to a wide range of consumers. They manufacture, market, and distribute their products both in the US and around the world. They offer learning/work experiences in a variety of areas that include, but are not limited to, operational excellence, market branding, and engineering. They currently advertise part-time and full-time openings. 701
Select Medical Holdings Summer Internship Program Select Medical offers a 12-week summer internship program for college juniors and seniors that combines both classroom lectures with hands-on supervised work. Participants will gain knowledge of how large health organizations are run and will understand the difference between non-profit and for-profit operations. This is an exciting model that helps students see how theory of work and practical application merge in specialized acute care settings. 722
Dentsply International Marketing Internship Opportunity Dental healthcare is a growing area of concern and focus. Dentsply is a dental equipment supply company that serves an International market. They believe in continued professional education and subscribe to a philosophy of creating opportunities “For Better Dentistry.” Individuals interested in work opportunities through this organization should visit the career section of their website and join their Talent Network to be notified as openings come available. 724
Varian Medical Systems Assorted US Internships Varian Medical Systems provides equipment, software, and other technology products that help in the fight against cancer and conditions that require radiotherapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy. A variety of internship opportunities exist for both graduate- and undergraduate-level students in various stages of their academic careers. You will find a list of current openings when you search with the keyword “intern” on the job search page of the company website. 747
Cerner Summer Internship Program Cerner offers 12 week summer internships for students about to enter their final year in college. Students in pharmacy and engineering programs, among others, work on actual projects alongside their company mentors and gain job experience that relates directly to their desired career paths. Cerner is a leader in developing technologies that helps manage information for the ever-changing healthcare industry. 774
Medical Mutual of Ohio College Internship Program Insurance companies are a huge part of the healthcare system. Interns at Medical Mutual of Ohio focus on meaningful hands-on opportunities that develop professional skills while they participate in a variety of networking events, online and classroom continuing education, and even social events. These paid positions are full time and typically last 8 weeks. 782
GNC Internship Programs GNC is a recognizable name in nutrition and healthcare products. Students with an interest in this market can find internships that support the company stores, corporate offices and distribution centers. Marketing, financial planning and accounting are currently advertised opportunities that allow workers to gain employable skills and a greater understanding of the processes and procedures that drive the retail market for nutritional healthcare products. 830
Covance Veterinary Medicine and Medical Technology Students Students interested in medical technology and/or work in animal science laboratories may be interested in what Covance has to offer. This global company provides “fresh degree” entry level opportunities for graduates and internships for students still enrolled in degree programs. Each year the summer interns have face time with Covance executives in order to network and gain valuable insights into how to forge their path to a successful career. 844
Intuitive Surgical Internship Program Intuitive Surgical, based in California, offers on-the-job-training in positions that directly impact and support the company mission in developing surgical robotics. MBA, MS and PhD students who are hired take on an integral role in creating programs and prototypes that advance procedures. Leading professionals in this state-of-the-art business provide support, oversight, and feedback throughout the process. This company provides technology that serves customers across multiple surgical disciplines. 886
HealthSouth “HealthSouth on Campus” Internships High achieving undergraduate and graduate students in occupational and physical therapy, nursing, and speech pathology can gain clinical hours with HealthSouth. The corporate offices also offer internships across a wide spectrum of degrees that directly relate to the support of rehabilitation services they provide. Individuals interested in pursuing opportunities are encouraged to contact them by email as instructed on their webpage, called “HealthSouth on Campus.” 892
Bio-Rad Laboratories US Summer Internships Bio-Rad Laboratories is committed to providing interns the chance to work and train with state-of-the-art equipment and instruments in their facilities. Undergraduate students who have completed their sophomore or junior year and who can commit to working full time from June to August are encouraged to apply. Paid opportunities exist in quality control and assurance, microbiology, technology fields, and accounting, among others. Interns are rewarded with valuable professional experience they can apply to a long-term career. 925
Hologic Internship Programs Hologic exists to pursue innovations in women’s health issues. The company is growing and expanding and seeks individuals who bring energy, innovation, and creativity to their operations. Currently advertised internships are for MBA students to work with executive leadership in strategic planning, as well as work focused on daily operational procedures in product shipping. Gain priceless knowledge to prepare for your exciting career in diagnostic healthcare. 947
Graphic Design and Web Development
Below is a list of both challenging and prestigious graphic design and web development internships, most of which are with Fortune 1000 companies.
The selection was first compiled by selecting the corporations from the Forbes Fortune 1000 List that offer attractive programs to students majoring in graphic design, computer science, or information technology, with an emphasis on web development. The companies are presented in order of their Fortune 1000 ranking. This selection was then supplemented with a limited number of companies not on the Fortune 1000 List that offer interesting opportunities to tech students. You will find that the list provides something for everyone, as opportunities exist in industries ranging from telecommunications to journalism to computer software.
Apple Internships and Co-Ops Understandably, computer science and graphic design students often want to intern at Apple. Apple has been at the forefront of computer technology for years now and has designed interactive graphics and user interfaces for some of the most popular high-tech gadgets in the country. Students who are accepted into the company’s internship/co-op program work on critical projects such as designing new iPads, developing the next generation Mac operating system, and manufacturing and marketing new products. 6
Hewlett-Packard Java Developer Internship Program Hewlett-Packard is known for delivering top-notch products and services to the information technology world. Java developers at HP work with software developers to design and test new products and web components, provide technical advice to clients, and enhance code performance. Developers also get to put their knowledge to good use by creating new pieces of code for various projects. 15
Microsoft Technical Writer Internship Most people who think of the IT industry don’t expect people working in said industry to have a degree in English or Communications. However, technical writing is important to many computer and IT companies, and Microsoft is one of them. Tech writers are responsible for designing, developing, and deploying various content across many functional areas. Much of their writing ends up on the web and represents the Microsoft brand on the internet. 35
Amazon University Tech Internships Part of Amazon’s success is due to the fact that it infuses everything the company does with a focus on technology. As an internet retailing site, Amazon has a definite need for web developers and programmers. Web developers must have both a knowledge of various technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and SQL, as well as a strong design aesthetic. Web development interns work on projects across a variety of affiliate sites and are responsible for converting design concepts into high-quality code and a positive web interactive experience for customers. 49
Intel Graphics Architecture Internship Graphic architecture interns at Intel have a lot of responsibility, so most candidates have just completed a master’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related field. Interns collect graphics and GPCPU workload characteristics, propose models for new architectural features, and study the performance and power of current architecture. Interns take on a crucial role in brainstorming solutions and giving presentations about experimental results. 54
Google User Experience Internships As a company that has perhaps a stronger presence on the internet than any other business in the world, Google considers the user experience to be incredibly important. Google hires user experience interns to work on web development and graphic design projects that will take complicated processes and make them easy to use for consumers. After interns prove themselves, they are often given the lead on projects and are valued for their unique ideas and creativity. 55
Walt Disney Creative and Graphic Design Digital Media Internship Working as a graphic design intern for Walt Disney is the perfect way to combine your creativity with a love for the entertainment industry and all things Disney. Students who are hired for these positions have a number of responsibilities, including developing mobile apps and games for children, working on animation projects for use in product development, and creating miscellaneous content for the company’s digital networks. 66
DirecTV Graphic Design Internships Working at DirecTV is a great way to get experience working at the number one entertainment provider in the United States. The company hires students majoring in a variety of subjects, including graphic design and information technology. Internships are 12 weeks long and are available to both undergraduate and graduate students. Interns get ample opportunity to network and explore different career opportunities while being compensated at competitive rates. 102
Nike Footwear Product Development Internship Graphic design isn’t all about web development – some companies hire graphic artists to come up with product designs as well. At Nike, interns learn how to turn two-dimensional designs into 3D renderings that can then be applied to actual products. Interns are part of the creative process from start to finish and are assigned various special projects over the six month duration of their internship. 126
Xerox Multimedia Development Internship Multimedia interns at Xerox are responsible for developing web-based learning solutions at one of the world’s premier companies for document management and business processes. Interns are responsible for creating interactive content, producing multimedia artifacts by incorporating their aesthetic vision, and integrating animation and graphics into a variety of content. Students should be knowledgeable about a variety of computer and graphic editing programs and have experience with web development. 131
Arrow Electronics Web Development Internship Web development interns at Arrow Electronics support the company’s e-commerce business by developing website code, reviewing code developed by other teams, troubleshooting applications, and participating in design sessions. As a part of the internship, students participate in networking opportunities, working with an individual mentor, giving presentations in front of executives, and getting to know coworkers in small forums. 141
CBS Corporation Sports Graphics Internship Working in sports graphics at CBS is perfect for students who are creative and love design but also have an interest in sports and the news. Students must have an artistic imagination and be able to work with interactive production teams and graphic artists to guide multimedia projects from start to finish. By working with CBS, students will find that their work reaches millions of people each week. 186
eBay Mobile Software Engineering Internship Mobile software engineers at eBay are responsible for developing web applications for smart phones and conducting web testing. Interns should have experience with multiple coding languages, know how to interface front-end and back-end components, have a strong creative streak, and possess as passion for building things. Students are lucky enough to tap into a number of key benefits as eBay employees, such as social events and health and wellness programs. 196
Viacom Graphics, Creative Design, and Digital Design Internships Interns at Viacom can work in several different creative areas. Off-air creative design interns work with the visual communications department to handle print materials and advertising campaigns, on-air graphics interns work with designers and animators to prepare graphics for on-air broadcasting, and digital design interns use a variety of software programs to craft images for web publication. 198
Barnes and Noble Nook Creative Internship Creative interns within the Nook division of Barnes and Noble get practice working with a list of visual design, animation, and web technologies to produce products and content for the company’s e-reader. During the 10-week internship students are compensated, participate in Lunch & Learns, get access to senior management officials, and gain exposure to multiple business areas – even outside their field of study. Interns are also assigned to summer-long projects and are expected to give a presentation regarding their progress at the culmination of the program. 360
Cablevision Graphic Design Internships Students interested in cable programming and television entertainment can find internships within several areas of study at Cablevision. The company looks for students to take on positions in promotions, sports, studio operations, graphics, and interactive media, among others. This internship is the perfect opportunity to combine an affinity with graphic design with an interest in journalism and the media. 382
Hershey Graphic Design Summer Internship Working at Hershey is ideal for intern candidates who have a desire to work in the entertainment or hospitality industry. Hershey graphic design interns collaborate with the creative services department to create graphics and multimedia presentations related to seasonal events, photo shoots, and commercial shoots. Interns also design content for use in advertisements, brochures, billboards, and miscellaneous marketing materials. 384
Mattel Design Internship Program The Design and Development Team at Mattel offers internships to both design and engineering students. These interns take on design projects of medium complexity and are expected to employ their creativity and problem-solving skills to come up with solutions to product design issues. Internships typically last for twelve weeks over the summer. 395
Gannett Talent Development Intern Program The TDIP at Gannett offers students a great opportunity to enter the job market while gaining experience in digital operations, multimedia journalism, digital sales, and mobile development. Interns are given both a mentor and a TDIP Graduate Ambassador and are sometimes offered stipends over the course of the program, which could last anywhere from 10 weeks to 12 months. 467
Avaya IT Internships – Web Development Web developers at Avaya are primarily responsible for front-end quality assurance by performing defect tracking and debugging. Interns must be familiar with all the basics of web development, including Javascript, HTML5, Unix/Linux, and content management. In addition to QA, interns will also take on responsibilities related to data entry and tracking. 477
Facebook Design and User Experience Internships Most web developers and graphic designers would love the chance to get IT experience at Facebook, a company with one of the largest online presences in the country and which helped popularize the value of social media. Interns within the Design and User Experience department take on a variety of roles and responsibilities, which could include incorporating research and insights into product cycles, running statistical analyses, and working to improve the customer experience. 482
Frontier Communications Design Internship Frontier is a telecommunications company specializing in broadband, voice, and video communications as well as internet data access. Design interns at Frontier work with interdisciplinary teams to work on projects ranging from print design to digital interactions to multimedia presentations. Students should be skilled at prototyping and production as well as have a clear passion for visual design. 492
Yahoo! DNS Operations Internship Yahoo! hires a number of interns each year to assist on projects related to the maintenance of their Mail, Flickr, Fantasy Sports, News, and other web outlets. Operations interns could be assigned to any number of departments, but generally should have an understanding of C Programming, Perl or Python, Unix/Linux system administration, and shell scripting, among other IT topics. Students will construct and maintain high-performance networks and manage site security, to name but two responsibilities. 494
CA Technologies UI/UX Design Internship CA Technologies is an IT management solutions company that provides customers with complex IT environments to help maintain and secure business services. Design interns must have strong graphical user interface skills and be able to invent creative solutions employable through HTML/CSS coding. Internships are twelve weeks long for 25 to 30 hours a week, and participants are compensated for their time. 499
Discovery Communications DNews Production Internship Working for Discovery Digital Networks means creating content for the generation of TV watchers that streams most content via the internet. Productions interns’ responsibilities include producing graphics for thumbnails, creating descriptive content for shows, and assisting with general studio production needs. Applicants must be proficient in Photoshop, be highly creative, and be willing to commit to working at least 24 hours a week. 531
Adobe Systems Technical Internships Adobe, as a software company, is a great place for web developers and graphic designers to intern. Interns receive overwhelming benefits, including competitive salaries, holiday pay, social events, community service opportunities, employee discounts on Adobe products, and numerous networking experiences. Computer science and IT majors can find technical internships in areas as diverse as software engineering, user interface engineers, and information systems specialists. 540
Apollo Group “DevOps” Operations Team Internship “DevOps” interns at Apollo mostly work with engineering and applications teams to develop programs for online learning platforms. Interns are responsible for building, maintaining, and implementing various infrastructure projects; creating automation tools, and using Ruby to collaborate around the maintenance of existing tools. Interns also must be able to troubleshoot effectively and should have experience in customer service. 554
Intuitive Surgical User-Center Design Internship Intuit seeks interns on an annual basis for their summer training programs and hires students from IT/computer science backgrounds that include expertise in engineering and quality assurance, finance, process excellence, marketing, and user-centered design. Students work on assignments with clear-cut goals, benefit from a “buddy program” that provides supplemental guidance, network during fun social events, and get the chance to meet Intuit’s senior leaders. 558
Electronic Arts Arts, Development, and Engineering Internships Students who have a love for video games and have played any of the ones that EA offers would thoroughly enjoy an internship at Electronic Arts. Internships include those in the arts (animators, modelers, computer graphics artists, etc.), engineering (gameplay programmers, programmers specializing in graphics, etc.), and development leadership (producers and game designers). Responsibilities include everything from creating animated characters to using software programs to craft background designs. 565
Quad/Graphics Display Design Internship Working in Display Design for Quad/Graphics entails completing a number of creative and technical tasks. Interns collaborate with lead designers to design POP displays, incorporating aesthetically pleasing designs to increase customer satisfaction, and developing 3D renderings using software programs such as Adobe and 3D Studio Max. Students should be majoring in design or a related field and be knowledgeable about CAD software. 567
Washington Post Newsroom Web Design Internships The Washington Post offers Newsroom Internships in areas such as visual journalism, interactive production, and web design. Internships tend to last for twelve weeks, during which interns are matched with projects at the local, sports, finance, editorial, and style desks. The program is an especially good experience for students who hope to get paid experience in the field of journalism, and there’s no reason interns can’t find their work featured on the front page! 580
Expedia Software Design Engineer As an internet retail corporation, Expedia has a significant need for students with both technical and business prowess. Regardless of their major, interns need to be entrepreneurial and have superior problem-solving skills. Software designers or “Code Gurus” at the company are responsible for creating all the underlying architecture that powers Expedia’s many interactive, web-based products. Applicants should have experience with C++ on a Windows platform as well as multiple other technologies. 583
Tiffany Information Technology Internship Just because the Tiffany company primarily sells jewelry and is not as web-based as others on this list doesn’t mean that the business doesn’t have a need for IT interns. The responsibilities of students in these positions include tasks ranging from supporting client technology to building up web services. Applicants must have experience with software programs such as MS Office and should have excellent time management and organizational skills. 611
SiriusXM Radio Web Design Internship Although you might not think of radio as an industry requiring the needs of visual artists, even the largely audio-based SiriusXM still has a website to maintain! Web design interns report to the Director of User Experience and use software programs like Photoshop and Illustrator to create various design elements, including production-ready graphics, for use on the company website. Candidates should have substantial experience in web design and be proficient in multiple software applications. 652
HSN Digital Commerce Internship Careers at HSN combine the excitement of TV retail with the challenge of information technology. Digital commerce interns work at the corporate headquarters in Florida and collaborate with staff members in the search engine optimization (SEO), affiliate management, and social media departments. Students integrate their knowledge of technology with the importance of marketing to drive web traffic and create executable content on multiple media platforms. 666
Citrix Systems Marketing and Design Internship Marketing and design interns at Citrix are responsible for using multimedia solutions to market HR programs; contribute visual materials to emails, blogs, posters, etc.; design aesthetically pleasing materials for employees; and update communications across a variety of web platforms. Interns may also need to prepare presentations and/or help plan special events. All applicants should be skilled at creating visual content that is appealing to Citrix Systems’ primary audience. 789
Groupon Tech Internship As one of the primary internet retailers in the discount product space, Groupon requires the help of several IT aficionados, web developers, and graphic designers to keep its site interface functioning with maximum ease and accessibility to users. Tech interns work on both local and global projects and gain experience working on everything from mobile applications to GPS integration. All interns work alongside mentors and have the opportunity to provide designs that are seen by millions. 851
Autodesk Software Development Cloud Platform Internship Interns at Autodesk have the unique opportunity to help software developers create cloud platforms and explore various open-source technologies. Students who are hired for these positions are tasked with building up client libraries, creating infrastructure for distributed tracing systems, and working with other projects that make up the Autodesk portfolio. Students should be pursuing a computer science degree and have experience with languages such as Java and Scala. 853
Scripps Networks Interactive Broadcast Design and Motion Summer Internship Scripps is a global media company that offers ample graphic and web design opportunities to those interested television and the media. Interns who work in the Design and Motion Department assist with logo and storyboard designs, style guides, branding, billboards, graphics packages, marketing promotions, and other miscellaneous graphics projects. The internship is ideal for students majoring in digital media who are able to commit to regular part-time work over twelve weeks in the summer. 855
AOL Graphic Design Internship AOL has been around since the early days of the internet and continues to maintain a large web presence. The company hires interns for a number of departments, including graphic design, where students get practice designing functional, crisp graphics for use in online marketing materials. Interns provide assistance on presentations, contribute their perspective on essential department functions, and are often asked to assist with assignments in other IT departments. 880
E*Trade Financial Technology Internships Although E*Trade is primarily a financial services company, it has a need for technology interns who can help maintain and update the business’s advanced web and mobile applications. Participants who are selected into the program receive nine weeks of training, including six weeks of intensive education in one of several departments, including mobile applications development, systems engineering, or server systems engineering. 883
Valassis Communications Desktop Artist Internship Desktop artists at Valassis utilize their technical knowledge and skills to create media products, execute visual projects to maximize consumer impact, and interpret work requests from internal clients. Interns may also interpret typesetting, assemble digital files, and create various multimedia layouts for the web. The ideal candidate will have a degree in graphics as well as professional experience after high school or technical school. 893
New York Times Thomas Morgan Internships in Visual Journalism Internships at the New York Times are not unlike those at the Washington Post listed earlier in this article. The NYT offers a specific subset of internships for design, graphics, and photography students. Design interns work with art directors to produce the visual displays for both print and online publications, and should have experience with typography. Graphics interns work with the appropriate editors to create charts, graphs, and diagrams; participate in design specialist workshops; and create other miscellaneous graphics materials for widespread publication. 923
VeriFone Graphics Design Internship Graphic designers at VeriFone take on a number of roles within a company that is a leader in the electronic payment technology industry. Interns are responsible for collaborating with other team members to create easy and accessible user interface elements for point-of-sale functions. Students must be able to understand products’ operations and business rules as well as have the ability to incorporate transaction flows into graphics. 984
Business Insider Graphic Design Internship Business Insider is another media outlet with the need for an intern with strong graphic design acumen. Interns must take on everything from basic Photoshop design requests to more complex assignments, such as the creation of charts and infographics. Students who are hired for this position are encouraged to stretch their creative capabilities as they as they build relationships with other designers and journalists. Interns are encouraged to have fun in the position and are even allowed to take ping pong breaks! N/A
Moment Graphic Design Internship Students who are perfectionists, detail-oriented, and highly creative should consider interning in the graphic design department for Moment. The company’s clients include widely recognized names such as ESPN, Walt Disney, Bloomberg, and American Express, and interns are tasked with the creation of beautiful, functional design projects for use across multiple platforms. Applicants should be able to articulate their ideas clearly, have knowledge of working technologies such as HTML and CSS, and be working toward a degree in graphic design. N/A
Strategic Air and Space Museum Graphic Design Internship Working at the Strategic Air and Space Museum provides a unique opportunity to meld interests in technology, engineering, and education. Graphic design interns work closely with the marketing and public relations department to create posters, brochures, postcards, web graphics, advertisements, and other design projects in conjunction with the museum. Applicants must have experience with Adobe Creative Suite and have prior professional experience in graphic design. N/A
VOX Global Web Development Internship VOX Global is a bi-partisan public policy firm that works with many well-known companies and organizations around the globe. Web developers work with the digital team to create cutting-edge multimedia and digital campaigns for use in politics. These paid internships require candidates to be knowledgeable in both HTML and CSS and to have experience in Dreamweaver, WordPress, and numerous social media platforms, as well as other software applications. N/A
Marvel Entertainment Web Design Internship Working for Marvel is a dream come true for graphic designers who have a strong comic-loving and superhero-worshipping streak. Interns work in both New York and California and in all of Marvel’s entertainment segments, including comics, movies, and television shows. Web design interns help code the back end of the Marvel website and must be skilled at HTML production, MySQL, PHP, and Quality Assurance, among other tasks. N/A
Kennedy Center IT (Electronic Media Department) Internship The Kennedy Center, one of the premier entertainment venues in the nation’s capital, offers interesting web development internships that charge students with the task of maintaining all Kennedy Center and National Symphony Orchestra web pages. Interns also work on electronic mailing campaigns and graphic creation, and so must have knowledge of Dreamweaver, ColdFusion, Flash, and Fireworks. Internships are ideal for students who thrive in a fast-paced environment and can commit at least 40 hours a week to the job. N/A
Tuition Reimbursement and Student Loan Aid
From fast food chains to telecommunications companies to banks, these are some of the top companies that pay workers’ education costs.  Americans now hold almost $1.7 trillion in student loans, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and student loan debt continues to rise. Below are a number of companies that pay for college, in full or in part, and can help you reduce the amount you have to borrow.

Earning a graduate degree can help you advance your career more quickly and provide you with a larger paycheck. Below are some of the companies that will fully or partially pay for your MBA or another graduate degree.

Key Takeaways
Consider more than just take-home pay: When reviewing job offers, keep the entire package, including benefits, in mind.
Man companies offer tuition reimbursement: If you work for a small or newly launched company, check with your HR department to see if they’ll consider adding this perk.
Coverage varies: Not all tuition reimbursement plans are the same—check the details to see how much is covered, eligibility requirements, and reimbursement limits.

AT&T Tuition Reimbursement As part of its benefits package, AT&T offers tuition assistance—it’s available only for approved education costs. Employees working toward their undergraduate degrees can receive up to $20,000 in tuition assistance during their time with the company. Those working toward graduate degrees can receive up to $25,000 during their time with the company.
Anthem, Inc. Tuition Reimbursement Employees at this health benefits company are eligible for up to $5,000 a year in reimbursement for tuition, textbooks, and other education-related fees.
BP Tuition Reimbursement At this oil giant, there are many requirements for eligibility, but tuition reimbursement is a generous 90 percent of the costs of tuition, fees, and books. Among other requirements, employees must get approval for the classes in advance of registration and receive a passing grade. Eligible for MBA degree programs.
Chipotle Tuition Reimbursement Both eligible hourly and salaried employees at this fast-food chain are eligible for up to $5,250 in tuition reimbursement for some degrees. For other degrees, it offers 100% tuition coverage. Employees can receive tuition assistance after working at Chipotle for at least 120 days and 15 hours per week.
As well, Chipotle partnered with Guild Education, which offers online classes, programs, and degrees from a variety of universities.
Home Depot Tuition Reimbursement Employees working toward their bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral or technical degrees are eligible for tuition reimbursement benefits on their first day of employment. Salaried employees can receive up to $5,000 per year. Full-time hourly employees can receive up to $3,000 per year, and part-time hourly employees can receive up to $1,500 per year. Additionally, The Home Depot specifies that 50% of the cost of tuition, books and registration fees can be reimbursed, and 50% of mandatory fees can be reimbursed up to $250 per quarter or semester.
JetBlue Tuition Reimbursement The airline runs a program known as JetBlue Scholars—employees can apply to enroll, and once accepted, take approved online courses. To be eligible, employees must have worked at JetBlue for two years, and have prior college credits in place. Eligible for MBA programs and Graduate degrees. Employees can earn master’s degrees in leadership, business management, information technology, aviation management or liberal arts at discounted rates (with total costs between $13,000 and $30,000). The five participating institutions include City University of New York School of Professional Studies, Louisiana State University Shreveport, Thomas Edison State University, University of Maryland University College and Western Governors University.
Proctor & Gamble Tuition Reimbursement P&G, makers of a vast range of consumer and household goods, offers what they describe as a “generous” tuition reimbursement program.  Employees can receive up to $40,000 in tuition reimbursement during their time with the company. The courses or programs must be pre-approved.
Smucker’s Tuition Reimbursement The J.M. Smucker’s company makes more than jam—its brands include big names like Folgers, Pillsbury, and Meow Mix. The company offers reimbursement for some tuition costs for company-approved college courses.
Starbucks Tuition Reimbursement The coffee brand offers 100% tuition reimbursement for first-time bachelor’s degrees earned through Arizona State University’s online program. Part-time employees can receive the reimbursement if they’re eligible for benefits. Starbucks employees who are veterans can also extend the free tuition benefit to a family member.
UPS Tuition Reimbursement Part-time UPS employees who work in package handling can participate in the company’s Earn and Learn Program, covering up to $25,000 in college expenses (each year, the program reimburses a maximum of $5,250 per employee). According to the company website, employees are eligible for this perk from their start date. (Other education assistance programs are available for employees in different roles.)
Wells Fargo Tuition Reimbursement The banking giant offers up to $5,000 in annual (and eligible) tuition expenses.
Verizon Tuition Reimbursement Full-time employees can receive $13,250 per year when they attend Bellevue University, Verizon’s university partner. Part-time employees can receive $8,000 per year when they attend Bellevue.
Amazon Tuition Reimbursement The company’s Career Choice program pre-pays 95% of the tuition and fees for associate’s degrees and certificates in certain high-demand fields like aircraft mechanics and nursing. Employees must have a year of service to be eligible. Amazon will also reimburse 95% of the cost of required textbooks.
Baxter Tuition Reimbursement Employees can receive up to $5,250 in tuition reimbursement per year for certain undergraduate programs.
Best Buy Tuition Reimbursement Employees who work at least 32 hours per week for at least six continuous months can receive $3,500 in tuition reimbursement per year for undergraduate courses and $5,250 per year for graduate courses. Undergraduates must earn a C- or better in their courses, while graduate students must earn a B- or better.
CarMax Tuition Reimbursement Full-time employees pursuing associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees can receive $5,250 in tuition reimbursement per year, and part-time employees can receive $2,500 per year. This covers the cost of tuition, books and other required fees. Employees must pass their courses with a C- or better.
Chik-fil-A Tuition Reimbursement The restaurant chain offers scholarships worth $2,500 and $25,000 each year to be used for undergraduate or graduate study at two- and four-year colleges, universities and technical schools. Chik-fil-A employees also can receive tuition discounts at more than 100 colleges and universities.
Disney Tuition Reimbursement Employees pursuing high school diplomas, skilled trade diplomas, bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees can receive full tuition payments up front through the Disney Aspire program.
FedEx Tuition Reimbursement Package handlers who have worked at FedEx for at least 60 days can receive $1,500 in tuition reimbursement per year. Seasonal package handlers aren’t eligible for this benefit unless their employment continues.
Geico Tuition Reimbursement Full-time employees can receive up to $5,250 in tuition reimbursement per year for their undergraduate education. The reimbursement covers application fees, tuition payments, course-related charges and certain textbook costs.
Intuit Tuition Reimbursement Full-time employees can receive up to $5,000 in tuition reimbursement per year, and part-time employees can receive up to $2,500 per year. The program covers tuition, book, software and other fees. Employees must pre-approve their courses and receive a C or better (or “pass” or “completed” grades).
Lowe’s Tuition Reimbursement Full-time employees who’ve worked at Lowe’s for at least a year can receive up to $2,500 per fiscal year for tuition, book and lab fees when working toward their associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees.
McDonald’s Tuition Reimbursement Employees who have worked at McDonald’s for at least 90 days and 15 hours per week can receive $2,500 per year in up-front tuition assistance to go to community colleges, universities or trade schools. Managers can receive $3,000 per year.
Novartis Tuition Reimbursement The pharmaceutical company offers 100% tuition reimbursement for certain eligible expenses.
Oracle Tuition Reimbursement Full-time employees can receive up to $5,250 per year in tuition reimbursement for certain approved programs.
Publix Tuition Reimbursement Full- and part-time employees who have worked at Publix for six continuous months and an average of 10 hours per week can receive $3,200 in tuition reimbursement per year to pay for their enrollment in colleges or universities. For enrollment in technical programs or other courses, employees can receive $1,700 per year and a lifetime maximum amount of $3,400.
T-Mobile Tuition Reimbursement After working at T-Mobile for 90 days, full-time employees can receive up to $5,250 per year for classes directly related to their position or another position in the company. Part-time employees can receive up to $2,500. The company also offers full tuition reimbursement with certain partner schools.
Papa John’s Tuition Reimbursement Corporate employees who have worked at Papa John’s for 90 days and at least 20 hours per week can earn their MBA from Purdue University Global. The pizza chain fully covers tuition.
Boeing Tuition Reimbursement Boeing provides tuition assistance with no annual limit for degrees in science, technology, engineering and math.
Chevron Tuition Reimbursement The energy company offers tuition reimbursements of up to 75% of the costs of tuition and other fees.
Deloitte Tuition Reimbursement Through the Graduate School Assistance Program, certain top-performing consultants can receive a full tuition reimbursement for graduate school after staying with Deloitte for two years after their graduation.
Intel Tuition Reimbursement Employees can receive up to $50,000 in tuition reimbursement during their time at the company. Intel also provides free tutoring and scholarships for employees’ children.
L.L. Bean Tuition Reimbursement Year-round employees can receive up to $5,250 in tuition reimbursement for business-related bachelor’s and master’s degrees
Salesforce Tuition Reimbursement The company offers up to $5,250 in tuition reimbursement per year to cover tuition, books and other fees.
Qualcomm Tuition Reimbursement Full-time employees can receive up to $10,125 in tuition reimbursement per year for graduate degrees at certain approved schools. Programs must be considered job-related.
Abbott Loan Assistance When employees use 2% of their eligible pay to reduce their student loan debt, they receive a 5% contribution to their 401(k) accounts from Abbott without having to contribute to their 401(k) accounts themselves.
Aetna Loan Assistance The health care company matches employees’ student loan payments up to $2,000 per year for full-time employees and up to $1,000 per year for part-time employees.
Chegg Loan Assistance Employees receive up to $1,000 per year to pay off their debt for as long as they work at the company and still have outstanding debt. Additionally, through the company’s Equity for Education plan, entry level employees up to managers receive up to $5,000 per year to pay down their student debt if they have at least two years of experience. Directors and vice presidents can receive up to $3,000 per year.
Estée Lauder Loan Assistance Employees of the beauty company receive $100 per month to pay down their student debt up to a maximum of $10,000.
Hulu Loan Assistance The streaming service matches employees’ student loan payments up to $1,200 per year.
Nvidia Loan Assistance Employees who’ve worked at Nvidia for at least three months and 20 hours per week can receive $6,000 per year to pay off student loans up to a maximum of $30,000.
PricewaterhouseCoopers Loan Assistance The professional services company offers employees up to $1,200 per year to pay down their student debt for a maximum of six years or until employees become managers.

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