Pre- Professional Experiences

Why apply for internships and pre-professional experiences?

Research shows that young adults who have career exposure and experience prior to college graduation are better prepared and more successful in their transition. UtmostU has developed this page to provide a list of internships and professional experiences to build your resume and open new opportunities. This page will be updated regularly, so return as you weigh your options.

An internship will:

  • grow your professional skills
  • deepen your knowledge set or learn about a new work field
  • expand your professional network
  • build your resume and show your commitments
  • develop your people-skills

Suggestions for Getting Started

  • Talk with your UtmostU coach about your hopes, goals, and concerns.
  • Read through the program description below. There are more details on the internship’s sponsor webpage.
  • Click the “Apply” link for any program that interests you. Complete and submit the application before the deadline.
  • Watch your email for a follow-up from the internship sponsor. Every day.
  • Talk with your UtmostU coach about the process or questions.

Consider searching on and filtering on the keyword “internship” and where you would like to work.

Internships & Pre-Professional Programs

Reach out to Valerie Charles, Manager of Career Services, for specific guidance



BMO: People of Color Accelerator Internship Program (BPAP) - Summer 2023

Description: BPAP Interns will work on a real time project, attend informative lunch and learns, and prepare a final presentation all of which enable these early professionals to build genuine relationships and gain meaningful work experience.

Length: 6 Weeks - 32 hours/week

Financials: Paid

Current Global: PR Internship Consumer

Description: This role is hands-on and affords a unique opportunity to learn the ins and outs of PR. As an integral part of the team, core responsibilities of this role include writing, researching, event planning, compiling media lists, pitching client stories to media and participating in creative brainstorms.

Length: 3-6 months

Financials: $16/hour 9am - 6pm

All State Apprenticeship Program

Description: Start your career with a part-time job while you’re earning your associate degree! Apply to be a part of the Allstate Apprenticeship Program, a 12-24 month, fully remote, paid opportunity designed to give you hands-on experience in a career-related field while you are enrolled at a community or technical college. Apprentices will spend between 20-30 hours a week engaged in hands-on learning to help build a strong career foundation. We provide flexible scheduling to accommodate your life and school commitments.

Length: 12-24 Months

Financials: Paid