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.

Microsoft Office and Database

Sample Project: 
Clean up company database to ensure it is up-to-date
Skills Utilized: 

Technical Skills Utilized

  • Input info / maintain database
  • Search database and generate standard reports
  • Develop distribution list and manage mailings
  • Track inventory in Excel


Organizational and Interpersonal Skills Required:

  • Read instructions, manuals, use schedules and other planning tools
  • Manage digital files (use file naming conventions, manage version control)
  • Analyze problems and organize questions before requesting help


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.