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From UCS student employees Derek Tucker and Laken Howard

Spring break is the prime time to apply for summer internships while you’re free from the stress of school. Whether you’re relaxing on the beach or hanging out at home, take a few minutes to check out these internships and apply:

Employer: IBM
Position: Summer Intern (LEADing to Africa Internship Program)
Class: Sophomore-Seniors, Graduate Student
Compensation: Unspecified Location: Various Locations
Application Deadline: April 9th
CareerCat ID: 95062

This set of short term internship programs with IBM allows you to play a vital role in helping IBM develop Africa’s technology through innovation and transformation. There are a huge variety of internships in the program ranging from social media and mobile development to analytics, cloud technologies, and sales. IBM is looking for bachelor’s or master’s students and even recent graduates with big ideas and ambition to fill these roles. Additionally, they claim that all high performing interns will be seriously considered for full time positions upon completion of the program. If helping IBM develop new technologies in Africa is something that might interest you, check out the listing in CareerCat today!

Employer: Warner Music Group
Position: Summer Intern
Class: Freshmen-Seniors, Master’s Students
Compensation: Unpaid Internship
Location: Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, NYC, Salt Lake City
Application Deadline: August 31st
CareerCat ID: 87548

If you’re interested in music, this summer internship with Warner Music Group could help you develop some real world skills while learning more about the music industry from industry professionals. There is an array of locations, so you can choose somewhere close to home or pick a totally new place to explore. Interns work between 15-30 hours a week, and get assigned a special project to increase their understanding of how each department works. Since the position is unpaid, undergraduate students should consider applying for SIGP to help make this internship experience lucrative! For more information on how to apply, head over to CareerCat!

Employer: Prudential
Position: Marketing & Event Intern
Class: Sophomore, Junior
Compensation: Paid Internship
Location: Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: April 27th
CareerCat ID: 95276

This summer internship can help you gain work experience in the Financial Services industry. If you’re studying Marketing, English, Communications or something similar and consider yourself organized, resourceful and good at multitasking, this could be the internship for you. Interns will research and plan events and assist the Marketing Communications & Administration Team with other duties and projects. It is locally based in Chicago, so it’s perfect if you’re staying near campus for the summer. They are looking for sophomores and juniors with good writing skills. You can apply online through CareerCat, but you also must apply through this link.

Good luck!