In an effort organized by the Center for Career Development, alumni are offering paid and unpaid virtual projects and internships over winter break for undergraduate and graduate students. There are currently more than 110 positions available with 36 different organizations including opportunities in architecture, media and entertainment, business, data science, social impact, research, healthcare, tech and entrepreneurship. More opportunities are being added in the coming days.
Opportunities are available for undergraduate and graduate students of all years. Each opportunity is unique with regards to its length, responsibilities, required qualifications, pay and other factors, so please read the postings carefully. Most opportunities take place between Dec., 16, 2020 and Jan. 15, 2021, but exact start and end dates are negotiable with the alum host.
If you are interested in one of the listings, please contact the alum directly at the email address listed in the posting to discuss the opportunity in more detail. Positions will be filled on a rolling basis, so the earlier students contact an alum about an opportunity the better their chances are to match with one.
There may be restrictions on the types of opportunities international students are able to pursue depending on visa status, and all international students are advised to consult with the Davis International Center before applying to one of these opportunities.
For advice on communicating with alumni, review these guides on networking, resume writing and contacting alumni. Undergraduate students can also come to virtual drop-in hours to learn more about these opportunities and for tips for contacting alumni, and graduate students can make an appointment in Handshake to meet with an adviser.
These opportunities take the place of Princeternship, which will not be offered this winter due to restrictions caused by COVID-19.