Part of what sets Lake Forest College apart is its wide array of experience-rich internships offered throughout Chicagoland and abroad.

You can earn money or academic credit - or sometimes both - working in your chosen field of study after your sophomore year at the College. Your major’s internship supervisor and professionals at the Career Advancement Center can help you find an internship that’s right for you at a business, social service or governmental agency, or cultural institution. Our proximity to Chicago gives our students nearly boundless internship options.

Students at Lake Forest College may do internships for-credit, which the are specifically linked to their area of study, and not-for-credit. Both academic year and summer internships are generally available. Current students can find available internships listed in the online job/internship database available through the Career Advancement Center. Opportunities for service-based internships can also be found through the Grace Groner Foundation

Internship News

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    As an intern in the City of Chicago’s 36th Ward this summer, Kathleen “KC” Stralka ’16 is learning the day-to-day life of a public servant.

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    It’s not easy to study abroad when you’re a physics major, but Alyssa Conway ’15 is one of 15 students selected from colleges around the country for an international summer internship program with the National Science Foundation.