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INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS OFFICE NEWSLETTER February 15, 2012 Published by the USC Career Center This weekly e-mail highlights interesting internship opportunities and other important information that will aid you in securing an internship! The internships listed below are just a sampling of what is available. For complete listings of all current internships, log on to ConnectSC at http://careers.usc.edu. New internships are added daily. IT’S INTERNSHIP WEEK! ONLY TWO DAYS LEFT! Come listen to panelists from a variety of industries sharing information you need to know! Employers will share their industry insight with a focus on internships and career advice, followed by a session in which you are welcome to network and distribute your resume to employers. Internship Week will be held in the STU B3. For more information and a list of participating employers visit our website, http://careers.usc.edu//students/internships/internship-week/ or log in to connectSC. Attend the Government & Non-Profit Internship Week panel to hear more information about the Dream Dollars Scholarship Program. COMPANY PROFILE EVENTS During the academic semesters, we invite employers to conduct company presentations. We strongly recommend that you attend these information sessions to learn about different industries and organizations, as well as meet some of their key employees. Over the next two weeks Penske Motor Group, Activision Blizzard, Nordstrom, Triage Consulting, Altria, Macy’s, Nestle, Peace Corps, Comcast, and Southern California Edison will be on campus holding an event. Please click this link for more details, http://careers.usc.edu/eventcalendar/events/ or log-in to connectSC. CAREER CENTER INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS The Career Center is offering two great internship programs for 2012: Dream Dollars and The Scheyer Family Scholarship. The Dream Dollars Program is a unique “scholarship” program for undergraduates. The USC Dream Dollars Program provides stipends for USC students who receive internships with a non- profit or government organization. This program will support students hoping to gain work experience from an unpaid internship. Students will be selected through an application and interview process. All internships must be a minimum of six weeks during the summer. The program provides a stipend of $1,200 for each student. Students must have an internship prior to applying for this scholarship. For more information please go to our website: http://careers.usc.edu/students/internships/dream-dollars/ or come by STU B-1 for questions. The Scheyer Family Scholarship, established in December of 2007, will provide an award of $2,500 to two students enrolled in approved summer internships. Preference will be given to sophomores, juniors or seniors with demonstrated financial need. Student recipients must have a major in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences and have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA. Students must be in good academic standing and have a graduation date between December 2012 and May 2015. Students must have an internship prior to applying for this scholarship. For more information visit: http://careers.usc.edu/students/internships/scheyer-family-scholarship/ or visit STU B-1 for questions. LOOKING FOR THAT PERFECT INTERNSHIP? USC is proud to provide you with another resource to finding that next internship! In addition to connectSC, you can access the iNet Internship Consortium — an internship database with a wide array of opportunities and locations. The iNet Consortium attracts employers from across the country to post internships that are available to students from a select group of universities including: USC, Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, MIT, NYU, Northwestern, Rice, Stanford, of Pennsylvania and Yale. Log-in to connectSC to access iNet! PENSKE MOTOR GROUP IS HIRING!!! We are hiring for part-time, full-time, sales management career path opportunities and internships. Don't miss these opportunities to meet and speak with the CEO of Penske Motor Group! February 15th, 5pm in your career center for an information session (FREE FOOD INCLUDED). Here is your chance to meet and talk with the Penske Motor Group CEO! February 16th, On- Campus Interviews in your Career Center-must attend the information session to sign up. Penske Motor Group owns and operates automobile dealerships in California. Retail franchises include Toyota, Lexus and Scion. Its flagship dealership, Longo Toyota, located in the city of El Monte, is the world's largest dealership and has been the #1 Toyota dealer in the United States for 39 consecutive years. The auto group also consists of Longo Scion, the #1 Scion dealer in the United States, Longo Lexus, the #1 Lexus dealership in the Western Region and Lexus of Stevens Creek in San Jose. If you are looking for a satisfying career with unlimited opportunities and a tradition of honesty and transparency, then we would like to talk to you. We offer a professional environment and ongoing training and growth with performance-based advancement. This is a place where your future success is truly a result of your own efforts and achievements. At Penske Motor Group, we cultivate a winning team spirit and promote passion for quality work. Our Team Members are the driving force behind our success. Each one is committed to delivering a world class experience every day. Penske Motor Group is an industry-leading automotive retailer that owns and operates dealerships throughout California, including: Longo Lexus and Longo Toyota in El Monte, and Lexus of Stevens Creek in San Jose. Creating a "lifetime guest" through complete satisfaction in all areas of its operations, sales, service, parts and collision center, is at the core of Penske Motor Group, Inc. and is the key to its continued growth and success. At Penske Motor Group, Inc., we recognize that our team members are our greatest resource. The efforts of talented and skilled people at all our dealerships have made, and continue to make, our success possible. We maintain long lasting relationships with our guests. We continue to grow our business and get better every day, as individuals and as teams. As a result, we are dedicated to attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional people who share our vision of providing the highest quality service to create lifetime guests. WE’RE ON FACEBOOK & TWITTER! The USC Career Center is on Facebook and Twitter. Become a fan on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (@USCCareerCenter) for the latest updates on workshops, events, and jobs. PAID INTERNSHIPS California State Board of Equalization – Student Intern This position will be located in the following district offices: Culver City, Norwalk and West Covina. Wage will be adjusted per hourly rate worked. Under close supervision and in a learner capacity, the Student Assistant Tax Auditor will be responsible for a wide variety of technical support duties. On-the-job training and observation will be used to reinforce understanding and application of various work procedures. This includes, but is not limited to assisting lead auditors in the performance of tax audits, examination of records, operational audits, regulatory compliance and investigations; attending short training sessions and/or observing procedures to enhance understanding and application of tax auditing work; performing audit procedures; documenting work with proper audit work paper technique; preparing appropriate reports; meeting and discussing findings with taxpayers and the ability to travel to field sites up to 50% of the time. Multiple positions available. Meeting the training requirements for this position may require overnight travel for one or more consecutive days. Under close supervision and in a learner capacity, the Student Assistant Business Taxes Representative will be responsible for a wide variety of technical support duties. On-the-job training and observation will be used to reinforce understanding and application of various work procedures. This includes, but is not limited to assisting a lead Business Taxes Representative working active, closed and revoked sales and use tax accounts. The accounts are worked from the office by telephone and/or mail using an inside collection program. When necessary and warranted, field calls will be made to the business and other locations. Actions taken are recorded on case notes. The incumbent may need to travel within the State up to 10% of the time. Meeting the training requirements for this position may require overnight travel for one or more consecutive days. Interested candidates must meet educational requirements. The position requires the incumbent to be fingerprinted. For more information and application instructions, please review the website at http://jobs.spb.ca.gov/wvpos/more_info.cfm?recno=476755. LTE Media Group – Greek Lifestyle Guide Account Executive If you are interested in a career in sales, advertising, marketing, public relations and communications and are actively involved in your Greek Community on campus, this internship may be perfect for you. For 16 years we have provided over 2500 Greeks nationwide with exciting and valuable work experience through our Summer Internship Program. For more information and to apply, please visit our website at: http://greeklifestyleguide.com/internships. LTE Media Group – Local Marketing Manager Do you have a passion for marketing, promotions and social media? Are you a leader on campus who excels at networking? Are you extremely detail oriented, organized and responsible? If you responded "yes" to these questions then our Local Marketing Manager position may be perfect for you. We are hiring one stand out candidate from your school to intern for us and run the marketing leg of our company in your local market. For more information on our Local Marketing or Sales Manager position and to apply, please visit our website at http://ltemediagroup.com/internships. Philmont Scout Ranch – Seasonal Summer Employment Philmont Scout Ranch is a national high adventure base owned and operated by the Boy Scouts of America National Council. It is comprised of 137,500 acres (214 square miles) of mountainous country in the Sangre de Cristo mountain range in northern New Mexico, near Cimarron, NM (roughly halfway between Albuquerque, NM and Colorado Springs, CO). Base camp elevation is at 6,700 feet, with program areas reaching above 12,000 feet. We serve about 25,000 participants every summer in our camping and training center programs. Philmont is the largest camping operation in the world. Each summer, Philmont Scout Ranch employs more than 1,000 seasonal staff members to operate and support backcountry programs, our national training center, food service, maintenance, retail operations, customer services, museums and ranching, and to assist the administrative staff. A wide variety of positions are available, including rangers, backcountry program counselors, Training Center and base camp support staff. Starting base salary is $1,030/month, plus room and board. Other position’s salaries are dependent upon experience and level of responsibility. The summer employment season is from late May through mid-August. All staff members no matter what their job or where they work, have a very important role to play in the total success of Philmont. For more information about summer seasonal employment at Philmont, please check out the visit www.PhilmontScoutRanch.org/jobs . Scottrade, Inc – Chinese Speaking Branch Internship Scottrade, Inc. has a Chinese Speaking Branch Internship opportunity available in San Gabriel, CA. As an intern at Scottrade, you will learn about various aspects of the online brokerage business by working side by side with a successful branch manager and experienced stock broker. Candidates must have availability to work 15-30 hours per week for a minimum of 2 consecutive semesters. You must be currently enrolled as a fulltime student in an accredited university or college. Undergraduates with a finance, economics, or business field related major are preferred. Someone with 1-2 years experience in customer service is preferred. Fluency in English and Mandarin are a must (read, write, and speak). Daily task would include general administrative and operational duties, interacting with client’s in-person and on the phone as well as accepting customer checks, stock certificates, and other paperwork. The position pays $12 an hour and interested students can apply online at http://careers.scottrade.com/ - Job ID: 20111210-4942. Toyota Financial Services – Financial Services Internship: Finance Products Headquartered in Torrance, Calif., Toyota Financial Services (TFS) is the finance and insurance brand for Toyota in the United States, offering retail auto financing and leasing through Toyota Motor Credit Corporation (TMCC) and extended service contracts through Toyota Motor Insurance Services (TMIS). Lexus Financial Services is the brand for financial products for Lexus dealers and customers. TFS currently employs over 3,300 associates nationwide, and has managed assets totaling more than $81 billion. It is part of a worldwide network of comprehensive financial services offered by Toyota Financial Services Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation. EOE. M/F/D/V. Finance Products is the hub for product development, pricing, and sales analytics at TFS. The group supports the Toyota and Lexus automotive divisions as well as all of our Toyota and Lexus dealerships. As an intern in the TFS Finance Products Department, the intern will interact with staff and assist in a variety of Finance Products, business and support activities. Selection criteria includes enrollment at an accredited university or college, cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, willing to begin internship before summer break, and a class standing of junior is preferred. Candidates should apply by emailing Alyssa_Brooks@Toyota.com. Please include a resume, cover letter and the job title to which you’re applying. UberMedia – Social Internship UberMedia is the leading independent developer of applications and web-based services that make it easier for users to find, follow and communicate with others on Twitter and other social media platforms. UberMedia was founded in early 2010 as TweetUp (later PostUp) by Internet entrepreneur, Bill Gross, in an effort to provide Twitter users with a way to find the worldʼs best Tweeters on topics of particular interest and at the same time enable Tweeters to increase their following among people keen to hear what they have to say. Later that year, the company began to bring together under one roof many of the leading Twitter clients or apps in order to provide a platform for innovation in user experiences across the many platforms through which Twitter users send and read Tweets. UberMedia applications now include UberSocial, Echofon and Twidroyd, leading Twitter apps on the BlackBerry, iPhone and Android platforms, respectively. Social Media Intern needed. This is a great opportunity to gain insight into many aspects of the online marketing, affiliate programs and social media. Candidate must be motivated, detail- oriented, hard working, committed, and able to multi-task. Having good communication, computer, emailing and research skills is a must. We are looking for someone with a passion for social media and someone who is a regular user of Facebook and Twitter. Duties include but are not limited to research, repot generation, publisher/client setup, and general office duties. The location for this internship is Pasadena California and we are looking for someone to come in for 15 hours per week at $8.00 per hour. If interested then submit resume to http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?cj=oEWbWfwr&s=USC. UNPAID INTERNSHIPS BHCosmetics, Inc – Online Marketing Internship Interested in participating in the newest and fastest growing field? Want to learn about SEO, SEM, Social Media, Email Marketing, Remarketing & Affiliate Marketing? Then this position is for you! BHCosmetics is seeking online marketing interns for its growing enterprise. At BHCosmetics, you will jump feet first into a fast-paced environment that melds first class e- commerce systems with a multitude of marketing channels. Duties will vary such as assisting in coordinating product reviews and promotions with bloggers and YouTube gurus. Develop content for social media properties, including Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Tumblr. Track SEO progress and remarketing conversions. Assist with researching and optimizing affiliate partner sites. Qualifications include a GPA above a 3.0, strong research skills, sense of humor, and a drive and motivation to learn about online marketing. Interested students should send cover letter & resume to: email@example.com. Beverly Hills Investment Corporation (BHIC), LLC- Junior Analyst Internship The Beverly Hills Investment Corporation (“BHIC LLC”) is an independent investment firm, located in Los Angeles, California that invests in the public markets and trades various securities including long/short equities, fixed income, and derivative products. The principal mission of BHIC LLC is to pursue extremely high investment returns with minimal risk. BHIC is currently seeking an intern/junior analyst within our investment team. The intern will work directly with our analyst, and portfolio manager to assist with the investment process: conducting due diligence/company research, gathering/organizing data inputs to support financial modeling and Communicating with management/analysts to develop investment thesis. You may also be supporting accounting team with internal portfolio performance reporting and other research (including industry/market, and fund-of-fund analysis). BHIC seeks motivated, hard-working individuals with strong interest in the financial markets. Qualifications include strong understanding of valuation and financial theory, knowledge of Excel and strong communication skills and previous experience is a plus. Interested students send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Bordeaux International PR – PR and Social Media Intern Boutique PR Agency that specializes in health and fitness (Upscale Health Clubs, Celebrity Bestselling Author in Diet and Nutrition, Cookbooks) is seeking an intern with PR experience to assist in our office located in Sherman Oaks, CA. You have excellent writing skills for press releases - VERY WELL- ORGANIZED to maintain and update media contacts database and a multi-tasker. Must also be a savvy social media networker to maintain my twitter and facebook accounts and company website. I am looking for a ''go-getter'' with exceptional work ethics who is both creative and dynamic, but most of all is devoted! Please send your resume with a cover letter describing yourself and why you feel are right for this position to Bordeauxasst@aol.com. Levine Communications Office (LCO) – The LCO Internship Program The Levine Communications Office Intern Program is one of the best and most dynamic in the industry. Over the last 25 years, more than 4,500 people from all over the world began their professional careers as interns for LCO, and an estimated 500 have continued to establish themselves in prominent positions within the entertainment industry. The LCO internship program is in-depth and challenging. The bulk of which consists of one-on-one meetings with Michael Levine, the founder of LCO, whose clientele has included Cameron Diaz, Sandra Bullock, David Bowie, Prince, George Carlin, among many others. This specific position is one of the most coveted in the firm as it involves working directly under Michael Levine, in support of his career. At LCO, we demand accountability, commitment, and a dedication to excellence. Self-starters with an eagerness to learn are ideal candidates for this internship, which will open the door to a one of a kind experience and knowledge that has proven to be valuable professionally and personally. After having completed the term, you will receive a diploma and letter of recommendation from Michael Levine. The LCO internship is among the most intensive and rewarding programs available for students interested in P.R., as the opportunities are truly limitless for those with the drive to succeed. No experience necessary. Send your resume and a brief letter of interest to: mlasst@LCOonline.com. Please visit us on the web at www.LCOonline.com for more information. Party Earth – Marketing and Product Development Internship Product development and awareness are two key factors in the success of Party Earth products. As a result, Party Earth strives to connect with its customers via a variety of Internet initiatives including PartyEarth.com, social networks, and other forums where Party Earth customers interact. Marketing and Product Development Interns participate in a number of Party Earth initiatives. Responsibilities include one or more of the following: Participate in product development activities; Research fun and social activities (i.e. hot spots, festivals, concerts, etc.) in major European cities and upload the latest information to the Party Earth web site; Research the Party Earth audience and understand how to design/market the web site to identify with the target demographic; Review the Party Earth web site to assess usability and functionality; Provide feedback on ways to improve the web site and user experience; Assist in the adaptation of Party Earth content to other media (i.e. podcast, mobile devices, etc.); Assist the Party Earth web development team in testing new web site functionality; Market and promote the Party Earth brand and products through various Internet communities; Research web sites, forums, and message boards that will enable marketing and awareness of Party Earth products among the target demographic; Prioritize site importance and plan an approach to promote Party Earth products on each site; Become an active member in online communities and post information and messages to promote the Party Earth brand and products; Identify and implement opportunities to maximize awareness and drive traffic to PartyEarth.com; Identify potential sales/partnership opportunities. Qualifications: Business/Marketing Major, Technical Major, or Creative Major; GPA: 3.0 or higher; Creative mind and writing skills; Strong desire to work in a marketing and product development role; Entrepreneurial spirit, pro-active mentality, and tremendous work ethic; Willingness to learn and also challenge the status quo; Eagerness to work in a startup company environment; Knowledge of web marketing, promotions, and/or web content management a plus; Enjoys travel, pop culture, and social activities; Language skills in German, French, Spanish, and Italian a plus. To apply for an internship, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Party Earth – Calendar of Events (Music or Sports) Internship Party Earth is a global media and entertainment company whose mission is to enable its community of users to maximize their social experiences worldwide. The company currently provides detailed reviews of social venues (i.e. bars, nightclubs, beaches, casinos, parks, plazas) in cities across the world; a daily calendar of festivals, concerts, and sporting events in these cities including real-time event notifications; and photos capturing moments and experiences from certain festivals and events across the globe. Are you a music fanatic? Do you follow the latest concerts and festivals? Do you follow sporting events around the world? Are you familiar with multiple music genres and performers around the world? Do you frequent music web sites and enjoy keeping up to speed in the industry? Do you enjoy online research and possess an extremely strong attention to detail? Are you a sports fanatic? Do you follow sporting events around the world? Are you addicted to sports web sites and consider yourself an expert in the industry? Do you keep up-to-date with the latest players, tournaments, teams, news, gossip and happenings? Do you enjoy Internet research and possess a strong attention to detail? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you may be the perfect candidate for a Party Earth internship. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for our Calendar of Events Music or Sports Intern position. As a result, researching and gathering event content is a crucial element in the success of PartyEarth.com and the company overall. The Calendar of Events Music Intern’s responsibilities include one or more of the following: Research and gather content for the PartyEarth.com calendar of events; Research festivals, concerts, and sporting events taking place in major cities throughout the world; Thoroughly and accurately enter new event data on the Party Earth web site; Fact check and maintain accuracy of event data on the Party Earth web site; Research, crop, and upload photos; Research and review event descriptions for accuracy and style. Qualifications: Creative Major or Business / Marketing Major; GPA: 3.0 or higher; Knowledge of pop-culture, music, and events; Superb attention to detail; Excellent research skills; Entrepreneurial spirit, proactive mentality, and tremendous work ethic; Willingness to learn; Eagerness to work in a startup company environment; Knowledge of media websites is a plus; Enjoys travel and social activities; Sports knowledge a plus; Well-travelled a plus; Language skills in German, French, Spanish, or Italian a plus. To apply for an internship, please submit your resume to email@example.com. Party Earth – Media & Entertainment Internship Are you a pop culture fanatic? Do you follow the latest concerts and festivals? Are you familiar with sporting events around the world? Do you spend hours on Facebook and Twitter? If you answered yes to any of these questions then you may be the perfect candidate for a Party Earth internship. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for our Media and Entertainment Intern position. Party Earth maintains a calendar of festivals, concerts, and sporting events as part of the core content of PartyEarth.com. With an up-to-date calendar of major events, PartyEarth.com provides its users with meaningful options and choices in a variety of cities. In addition, Party Earth promotes many of these events via its Facebook and Twitter pages as supplemental distribution channels to drive additional traffic to PartyEarth.com. As a result, researching and gathering event content is a crucial element in the success of PartyEarth.com and the company overall. Media and Entertainment Interns responsibilities include one or more of the following: Research and gather content for the PartyEarth.com calendar of events; Research festivals, concerts, and sporting events taking place in major cities throughout the world; Maintain a list of events for each city that Party Earth covers; Write clever and exciting descriptions of major events; Update and maintain a list of event venues in each city; Upload the latest event content to PartyEarth.com; Participate in Party Earth marketing initiatives; Promote PartyEarth.com content via Facebook, Twitter, and other social media; Assist in the marketing and promotion of the Party Earth brand, website, and products via a variety of social media; Identify and implement opportunities to maximize awareness and boost user traffic to PartyEarth.com via a variety of web initiatives. Qualifications: Creative Major or Business/Marketing Major; GPA: 3.0 or higher; Knowledge of pop-culture, music, sports, and events; Knowledge of social media and its effective use in generating “buzz”; Enjoys spreading messages through social networks, blogs, and other social media; Creative mind and writing skill; Entrepreneurial spirit, proactive mentality, and tremendous work ethic; Willingness to learn and also challenge the status quo; Eagerness to work in a startup company environment; Knowledge of media websites is a plus; Enjoys travel and social activities; Language skills in German, French, Spanish, or Italian a plus. To apply, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Sheridan Care – Marketing/PR Internship Sheridan Care is an award winning leader in service quality that has been setting the bar for the home care industry in Los Angeles for over 10 years. Primary responsibilities include the ability to develop strategic plans that support company goals and deliver high level presentations. You will also be assisting in the development sale and other business plans as well as develops plans for the strategic use of people and other resources to support sales initiatives. You will also develop PR related content to assist the company in advancing out strategic agenda. Qualifications include accountability, well roundedness, and problem solving skills. Please have excellent attention to detail, basic knowledge of excel and power point as well as strong written and oral communication skills. If interested, please apply online at sheridancare.com and specify “Intern” in the notes box at the end of the application. The Collective – Talent Department & Management/Comedy/TV Internship A-list management and production company in Beverly Hills seeks a bright, motivated intern to work directly with a talent manager. Duties include phones, scheduling, organizing information, and other duties as assigned. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the skills you’ll need for the entertainment industry, make connections, and have a great introduction to how a busy management company operates. Previous desk experience preferred but not required. Candidates must be able to receive school credit as the position is unpaid. E-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Tipsntrends – Marketing, PR Intern Fast paced, Los Angeles based boutique multimedia agency is seeking one intern to work with its marketing/sales team. You must have a fun personality, passion for beauty and fashion and a strong sense of responsibility. Intern must have knowledge of popular culture, new brands, interesting and fashionable companies and familiarity with fashion magazines such as, Elle and InStyle, as well as, family Magazines such as, Parents and Parenting. Tasks will include assisting sales team with research on new clients, follow up on client materials, logistics on PR Events, and liaison with social media marketing department. All Interns must have professional phone manor and be comfortable multi-tasking. This internship would be ideal for anyone interested in print, AD and ecommerce sales. Please have reliable transportation. Internship positions are part time, 9- 15 hours a week. Lunch and secure lot parking will be provided. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org With “Marketing, PR Intern” in the subject line and your resume and cover letter attached. Tipsntrends – Production Intern Fast paced, Los Angeles based boutique multimedia agency is seeking one intern eager to get hands on experience in the graphic design, branding and social media fields. You must have a fun personality, passion for beauty and fashion and a strong sense of responsibility. Intern must have basic knowledge and working experience with Photoshop, Dreamweaver, illustrator, flash, acrobat and HTML. Tasks will include assisting creative team with generating promotional ideas, newsletters, creative collateral, and preparing images and copy for magazine ads (Magazines such as: InStyle, Elle & Parents). Please have reliable transportation. Internship positions are part time, 9-15 hours a week. Lunch and secure lot parking will be provided. Contact: email@example.com With “Production Internship” in the subject line and your resume and cover letter attached. U.S. Department of State – Undergraduate Student Internships How far could a student internship at the U.S. Department of State take you? Just for starters, it would give you a greatly coveted inside look into Foreign Service, the positions and the responsibilities that are possible. Think of it as test-driving a career before you decide what you're going to do with your life. Most of all, you feel good about doing something worthwhile for your nation. At the U.S. Department of State, we like to say that we represent America to the world. For internship program details such as duties of an intern, participating offices and bureaus, types of internships, salary/benefit/housing information, please download the Student Internship Information Brochure (Updated 10/27/2011, 998kb, pdf). You must be a student accepted for enrollment, or are enrolled as a degree-seeking student in an accredited college or university. Or also a full- or part-time continuing college or university junior, or graduate student (including graduating seniors intending to go on to graduate school). An applicant is considered a junior if he/she will have completed all sophomore credits (60 or more hours or 90 quarter hours) by the time the internships begins and will be entering at least the junior year immediately upon completion of the internship. All applications are submitted online through the "Gateway to State" system, which also screens applications to make sure that they are complete, and that applicants meet the eligibility criteria. We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2012 Internship Program. Please click here to start the Gateway to State online application process via USAJobs. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is March 2, 2012. OTHER OPPORTUNITIES & SCHOLARSHIPS 2012 Lime Scholarship for Students with Disabilities The Lime Connect Fellowship Program For Students with Disabilities is our flagship program in the U.S. designed for highly accomplished rising juniors with disabilities. This highly selective program: guides Fellows through the summer internship recruitment process, connects them with our corporate partners - some of the world's leading corporations - for potential internships, and builds their confidence as a person with a disability. Applications for the 2012 Lime Connect Fellowship Program are open, and the deadline for submission is midnight PST on Sunday, March 15th. Applications are reviewed as they are submitted, so don't delay! Eligibility Requirements include current sophomore standing at a four-year university in the United States with the eligibility to work. Student must be continuing studies as a full-time student for the 2012-2013 academic year. Student must be a person with a (visible or invisible) disability.* If selected, candidates will attend the following all-expense paid events in New York City: May 20 or 21, 2012 - Lime Connect Fellows Selection Super Day (all finalists), August 1 - 5, 2012 - Lime Connect Fellows Leadership & Development Symposium (Fellows). To apply, log into The Lime Network http://www.limeconnect.com/my_lime/ (or join and develop a profile today), and follow the link to our online application system. * A person with a disability is defined as someone who has, or considers themselves to have, a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more activities that others may consider to be a daily function. This definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists. We know that 90% of disabilities on campus (and 70% of disabilities among the general population) are invisible, and candidates with all disabilities are encouraged to join The Lime Network and take full advantage of the benefits it offers. SUMMER HOUSING Educational Housing Services – New York City With 25 years in student housing, Educational Housing Services is a great option. EHS provides safe and convenient housing to students and interns in NYC. The EHS signature lifestyle includes: Fully furnished rooms with TV's and private bathroom, free high-speed internet, cable, national calling, on-site fitness center, laundry facility, lounges, and kitchens, 24 hour security, plus MUCH more. If you are contemplating living in NYC, but do not want to make a yearlong commitment, this may be an easy solution. To find out more about EHS and the properties that are available this summer, please visit www.studenthousing.org or call 1-800-385- 1689. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PODCASTS Were you unable to attend any of the Career Center events? If so, visit http://careers.usc.edu/podcasts for our most recent podcasts. STILL HAVE QUESTIONS? Contact the Internship Programs Office in STU B1 or at (213) 740-9105.
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