Career Connections

Application open for ACTIVATE: Summer Internship Program

Looking to make the most of your summer internship experience? For a limited time only, we are accepting an additional round of applicants for the ACTIVATE: Summer Internship Program.

Miss the application deadline the first time? You’re in luck – but make sure you complete the application by Friday, February 3.

What’s ACTIVATE again?

ACTIVATE your future career with Lake Forest College’s ACTIVATE: Summer Internship Program. It’s an all-inclusive, all-access Chicago summer internship program that puts you in the career driver’s seat.

You’ll stay in Lake Forest College’s stunning Chicago Loop campus, receive cutting-edge career preparation and mentorship, and benefit from a guaranteed internship at a premiere Chicago internship location.

To apply for ACTIVATE, follow these three easy steps immediately:
  1. Complete the internship questionnaire*
  2. Interview with the ACTIVATE committee. Schedule your interview on ForesterLink or call 847-735-5235.
  3. Submit the Stage 1 Application (be sure to list ACTIVATE as your program of choice)

You must complete all three steps by Friday, February 3 in order for your application to be considered.


*If you have already secured a summer internship in Chicago, and think you could benefit from the career exploration and professional development programs you would participate in as part of ACTIVATE, please submit this modified internship questionnaire for step 1.