Top 10 Internships 2008
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation is the charitable division of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, which oversees the Emmy® Awards. The California-based organization provides support to those seeking careers in television through a variety of programs, such as the College Television Awards, the Fred Rogers Memorial Scholarship Program, its internship program, a seminar for media educators, a visiting professionals program. The foundation also supports the Archive of American Television, which features more than 700 interviews with television luminaries.
Ever since Google, the brainchild of Larry Page and Sergey Brin, first entered the scene in 1996, the search engine has remade the technological landscape. Incorporated in 1998, the whiz kid of Silicon Valley now has worldwide web property. Known for its search prowess and targeted marketing, Google is constantly expanding its technological reach, covering everything from email and blogs to online books and videos.
Professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) is the US member firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited, which employes more than 160,000 people across the globe. PwC offers advisory, audit and assurance, and tax services. The firm also provides a variety of targeted services in the US, such as consulting, deals, forensics, and human resources.
Northwestern Mutual provides personalized financial services and offers inventive solutions for individuals’ insurance and financial needs through financial representatives. Its success relies on the capacity of its sales force to build relationships with clients independently. The internship program began in 1967 to provide students with an opportunity to work as independent financial representatives while still in school.
National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH)—an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services—is made up of 27 separate institutes and centers, each of which focuses on a different area of research. NIH is the world’s largest biomedical research institution. 80% of its budget funds more than 30,000 research personnel at over 3,000 universities and institutions and the Institute also employs about 6,000 scientists in its own labs. Current research focuses on such diverse areas as genomics, imaging and bioterrorism defense.
With 92 acres of gardens in suburban Philadelphia, the Morris Arboretum is part of the University of Pennsylvania. It was originally the estate of brother and sister John and Lydia Morris, who transformed the originally barren land through landscape, plants, and sculpture. Today, the property is listed on The National Register of Historic Places and features gardens, a horticulture center, sculptures, and more than 100 classes, lectures, and tours throughout the year. Morris Arboretum also offers research and outreach programs.
INROADS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preparing thousands of minority college students each year for success and leadership in the corporate world. INROADS arranges multi-year internships with leading companies in various industries. Deloitte, Target, MetLife, PricewaterhouseCoopers, United Technologies Corporation, Boeing, Ernst & Young, Kaiser Permanente, Travelers, KPMG and Liberty Mutual are among the many Fortune 500 companies that regularly host INROADS interns.
Dating back to 1812, Citi is a leading financial services firm, servicing around 200 million customer accounts around the world. The company’s products and services include asset management, consumer banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, mortgages, and private banking. The company is divided into two divisions: Citicorp and Citi Holdings, with Citicorp focusing specifically on the core banking operations.
Steve Jobs and Stephen Wozniak created Apple Computers in 1976 to make affordable, innovative computers for home and office use. Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II, and “reinvented” the PC in the 1980s with Macintosh. Today, Apple Incorporated remains committed to creating superior PCs with G4 processor-powered computers, iPod music devices, iMac and Powerbooks and the iPhone, as well as a collection of products now used in schools and offices all over the world.
Sirius XM Radio, Inc.
With more than 22 million subscribers, Sirius XM is a satellite radio service that offers more than 135 channels of comedy, commercial-free music, sports, news, talk, traffic, and weather. Sirius XM’s programming includes Howard Stern, Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Buffett, Martha Stewart, Oprah Winfrey, The Grateful Dead, and much more. The company boasts revenues of more than $3 billion.
McGladrey LLP is a professional services firm that offers assurance, consulting, and wealth management services. As a licensed CPA firm, McGladrey also provides tax services.... Read More
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Founded in 1964, Bernstein-Rein is a full-service advertising agency. The company offers broadcast, direct, design, interactive, and print media services. Some of Be... Read More