Internships

Below you’ll find both a list of internship opportunities that Princetonians have completed and a survey form where you can fill out information about your past experiences.

Internship Survey

  • Name, Class Year ex. Sam Name '02
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  • Company, REU name, university name, etc.

Internship Opportunities

Opportunity NameTypeLocationDescriptionStudentMajorContact Link
Google Engineering Practicum
IndustryNew York City
Google EP is a 12 week summer software internship for freshmen and sophomores, where you work with another intern (or two) in a pod, along with a host and co-host who are full-time Googlers. I highly recommend it!
Sara Fridovich-Keil '18
ELEhttps://careers.google.com/jobs/#!t=jo&jid=/google/engineering-practicum-intern-summer-2017-1600-amphitheatre-pkwy-mountain-view-ca-1369310059&
West Coast Corporate Contacts ManagerPrinceton specific program, i.e. IIPSeattle, LA, San Diego, SF Bay AreaSpent the summer meeting executives on the West Coast, and pitching them the Princeton organization Business TodayShreyas GargCOShttp://www.businesstoday.org/
NASA JPLFederally Funded Lab/National LabPasadena, CAGreat place to work. Good pay, good hours (9 hours a day - every other Friday off), great work culture and you get to work with some of the best and brightest people in the aerospace industry on some of the most interesting and inspiring work happening today. There are a large number of groups on Lab so specific work may vary.Michael Fuerst '18MAEhttps://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/intern/apply/
Applied Predictive TechnologiesIndustrySan Francisco, CABusiness Consultant Internship
A fast-paced 10 weeks of learning and working in teams to solve real business problems through APT's proprietary software and client implementation.
Frank NguyenCBEhttp://www.predictivetechnologies.com/careers/campus-recruiting.aspx
MAE Summer Practical Research Experience (SPRE)Princeton specific program, i.e. IIPPrinceton, NJMAE sophomores or freshmen intending to major in MAE contact a professor in the department to assist in a research project. A stipend of ~$5,600 is provided.Mark Scerbo '18MAEhttps://undergraduateresearch.princeton.edu/programs/summer-programs/mae-summer-practical-research-experience-spre
Software Engineering Internship at LinkedInIndustryMountain View, CAAnnie Lu '17COS
FacebookIndustryMenlo Park, CASoftware engineering internship at Facebook. Worked on the News Feed Ranking team to develop algorithms for ranking posts in order to determine what appears on one's news feed, and in which order.Christopher Hay '17COShttps://www.facebook.com/careers/university/internships/engineering
SpaceXIndustryLos AngelesCool but culty. Terrible worklife balance but pays overtime. Recruiting has huge emphasis on projects.
Katherine Denner '18MAEhttp://www.spacex.com
Raise Marketplace, R&D Software Engineering InternIndustryChicagoWorked on blockchain technology and developed smart contracts on specialized R&D team within larger, well funded startup. Also built a web application and simple iOS application.Terrence Rossi '18COShttps://www.raise.com/careers
mspiral creative agencyIndustryYangon, MyanmarGraphic design intern for 10 weeks, unpaid. Worked on brochures, logos, informational pamphlets, menus, and posters.

mspiral also has a web development team.
Samantha Li '19COShttp://www.mspiral.com/
MicrosoftIndustryRedmond, WASoftware engineering internship at Microsoft (12 weeks). Worked with Dynamics in CRM (Customer Relationship Management) team, under Cloud and Enterprise Group.Viveka Mastandrea '17COShttps://careers.microsoft.com/students/apply
Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon CompanyIndustryFlorham Park, NJ• Helped maintain and test company's project planning and managing software program Hewlett-Packard’s Project Planning and Management (HP PPM)
• Transferred department’s digital library from former Wiki page to SharePoint adding keywords for quick searching
• Created instructional guide to train new employees on HP PPM’s newest versions
Bayode OkusanyaCOShttps://www.pershing.com/?gclid=CJjo1e2dttICFYm4wAodvOsC4A
Microsoft ExploreIndustryRedmond, WAThe Explore program is a 12-week paid summer internship for freshmen and sophomores. As an explore intern I spent part of the time as a program manager and the rest of the time as a software developer. It was a great experience at a great company!Adeniji Ogunlana '19ELEhttps://careers.microsoft.com/students/explore
Alpine InvestorsIndustrySan FranciscoI worked alongside full-time analysts and partners on the investing team for a private equity firm specializing in software businesses. Some of my responsibilities included creating leveraged buyout models, attending management meetings, performing financial analyses, and serving as liaison for 3rd party diligence providers. We were treated as full-time team members and had incredible access to the partners and CEOs from our portfolio companies.Graham TurkCOShttp://alpine-investors.com/
NASA Langley Research CenterFederally Funded Lab/National LabHampton, VAWorked on a 3D printer designed to manufacture spacecraft components. Lots of neat research going on, pays surprisingly well, well-organized internship program, location is kind of in the middle of nowhere. You can expect to work exactly 40 hours/week. Apply through OSSI - submit one app and get considered for a bunch of positions.Isabel Cleff '18MAEhttps://intern.nasa.gov/ossi/web/public/main/
Argonne National LaboratoryFederally Funded Lab/National LabLemont, ILGreat opportunity to see cutting-edge research with real applications. Can be strict to work there, and a rigorous application process, but was a pretty fun summer.Omkar Shende '18MAEhttp://www.anl.gov/education/undergraduates/internship-opportunities
KPCB Fellows ProgramIndustrySilicon ValleyWith a portfolio of some of the fastest growing startups companies in Silicon Valley, we match students to companies like Coursera, Uber, Square, Airbnb, Pinterest, Synack for summer work experiences. Additionally, the Fellows gain exclusive access to events and programming with our partners at Kleiner Perkins, CEO’s and executives across a variety of our portfolio companies, and other talented KPCB Fellows.Natalie GavelloCOShttp://kpcbfellows.com
Birthright Israel ExcelIndustryTel Aviv, IsraelThrough a 10-week professional development experience during the summer after their sophomore, junior or senior year, Birthright Israel Excel Fellows gain tangible work experience and access to top Israeli businesspeople and public officials. As part of the immersive Excel Business track, Fellows intern in leading global biotech, cyber/tech, finance, marketing, and venture capital firms in Tel Aviv. Select seniors and recent graduates are also eligible to apply for the Excel Ventures track, an intensive start-up pre-acceleration program. Excel covers the cost of round-trip NYC-TLV flights, room and board and programming.Sharon Prince/Alexandra CohenCOShttp://birthrightisraelexcel.com/#/home
The Horizons SchoolIndustrySan Francisco, CASUMMER / SEMESTER
3-4 month immersive programs that teach students how to build web and mobile applications and provide active mentorship from startup founders, technology executives and engineering leaders.
Will Yoo '16COShttp://www.joinhorizons.com/
Italia InnovationIndustryItalyThrough a general business and design curriculum, selected undergraduate and graduate students will meet Italian companies that are leaders in the Made in Italy business sectors.
During the program, participants will be assigned an entrepreneurial case study, which will be approached through site visits, inspirational talks with founders and c-level managers and hands-on creative seminars to come up with innovative propositions.
Caroline DeSantisCOShttps://italiainnovation.com/
ArcesiumIndustryNew YorkOn the development team, the intern will learn about and contribute to shipping the applications and features which power our business. This person will have a demonstrated passion for technology and be an innovative problem solver. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background in computer science and have at least three years of either personal or professional coding experience. The candidate must possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills and the ability to construct rigorous arguments. A basic understanding of web application design, comfort with at least one programming language, and a desire to learn about new technologies and systems are a must. Professional or personal experience with Python, Java, SQL, and/or AWS is a strong plus.Connie TengCOShttp://www.arcesium.com
Kimley-HornIndustryNew YorkCivil and environmental consultingKimberly FarhoodCEEhttps://www.kimley-horn.com/join-our-team/working-at-kimley-horn/
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