Just in Time (for many great summer opportunities!)

Dr. Claire Klieger, Senior Associate Director

Still looking for a summer internship or research opportunity and feel like everyone you know already has their plans figured out? Don’t worry. Depending upon your areas of interest, there are still many fantastic summer opportunities out there.

Hiring timelines vary widely by industry. While some sectors hire early in the fall, others prefer to search for interns closer to the summer. If your interests include opportunities with non-profits, in healthcare, marketing, research, arts, film and more, you are in luck. Now is a great time to be looking! In fact, right now there are over 3600 active internship listings in Handshake.

If you don’t want to take my word for it, check out the following data on when Penn students who interned in summer 2017 received their internship offers, broken down by industry:


Author: J. Michael DeAngelis

J. Michael DeAngelis is the Information Specialist in Career Services and Editor-at-Large of this blog. He is also a professional playwright and actor.