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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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    Students who plan to complete an internship during the fall 2014 or spring 2015 semesters may qualify for funding of up to $2,500 to help alleviate costs associated with their experience.  Deadline: September 15
  • The fall semester is fast approaching!  We want to share some important and exciting information about fall internships.
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    This summer, Trixie Orozco ’16, participated in a marine biology program with the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. The program included Saturday morning classes on marine biology and culminated in a class trip to the Bahamas.