We are providing several sample projects, based on those completed last summer. Once you register to host interns (click here), you can use these as a template, or use our checklist to customize your own internship opportunity.

Market Research

Sample Project: 
Develop recommendations for online presence for company based on existing web traffic, social media engagement and competitor activities
Skills Utilized: 

Technical Skills Utilized

  • Identify target demographics
  • Analyze web traffic using Google analytics
  • Monitor company presence in social media
  • Generate questions for surveys
  • Research competitive landscape


Organizational and Interpersonal Skills Required:

  • Manage digital files (use file naming conventions, manage version control)
  • Analyze problems and organize questions before requesting help
  • Maintain a friendly, patient and professional manner


Including the general interpersonal and organizational skills that your company values most will be helpful in matching students to your site. Students are screened for these types of skills; giving students a chance to develop them further is a core goal of the program.