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.

Marketing / Content Development

Sample Project: 
Create department newsletter to inform broader company about group’s activities
Skills Utilized: 

Technical Skills Utilized

  • Help produce newsletters / flyers
  • Photoshop: Basic photo manipulation
  • Research competitive landscape
  • Support the team by listening, and speaking and writing clearly


Organizational and Interpersonal Skills Required:

  • Interact with a wide variety of people, and recognize stakeholders and authority structures
  • Analyze problems and organize questions before requesting help
  • Take ownership of projects where possible, while asking for help where needed


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.