Internships, paid and unpaid, are one of the most valuable ways to get your foot in the door in a variety of Chicago businesses -- from shipping to cooking.
Many Chicago-area employers offer internship opportunities, providing hands-on learning experiences students in a wide variety of educational programs. One unique possibility is to intern at Argonne National Laboratory, one of the U.S. government's oldest and largest science and engineering research laboratories. The University of Chicago oversees operations at Argonne on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy. Students can assist with the lab's research in areas such as atmospheric sciences, ecology, global carbon cycles, climatology, and terrestrial processes.
Other Chicago-area businesses and organizations that offer internship to students include:
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In addition, most schools have well-developed internship programs with connections at hundreds of businesses throughout Chicago. Use our quick and private forms to request more information from Chicago-area schools for more information on their internship placement services.