In today’s world where unemployment is prevalent and employers are looking for certain skill sets that will separate prospective workers from the next, internships are becoming more and more important as the bridge between college graduates and full time salaried employees widens. Nobody wants to take on an internship where all they do is make coffee and donut runs for their bosses like Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn do in the movie “The Internship” as they work for the legendary Google. We’ve gathered a few interesting and fun internships in Greater Boston that will far surpass the Dunkins runs for coffee and donuts.
Are you interested in the development of mobile applications and do you crave to learn new skills in the growing tech world? If you have a knack for the mobile app space and you are a creative and motivated person you should check out this internship with Creativestar Solutions. Based in Waltham, Massachusetts Creativestar Solutions combines tech-expertise as well as the impact of technology on people to create speedy solutions for clients.
Are you a person who has a lot of energy and is extremely outgoing with a creative personality? If you are familiar with social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn and have strong communication skills you should take a look into SoundConnect. SoundConnect has three different offices, with one of them located locally in Quincy, Massachusetts. SoundConnect is a growing industry leader and enables customers to create the best connections by offering the most advanced and comprehensive conferencing options on tried and tested platforms supported by personal attention.
If you’re interested in marketing, want to work in a fast paced position, and have experience working with data backup and analyzing the velocity of a market funnel, you should definitely check out Unitrends based out of Burlington, Massachusetts. Unitrends has a 99% customer satisfaction rate among its United States based support team and has 20 plus years of experience in the industry.
If branding and communication design are your thing, and you’re creative, as well as experienced with Adobe Photoshop and writing HTML for emails, you’d make a great fit for RunKeeper. At RunKeeper, based out of Boston, you will collaborate with the content manager to create visuals for blog posts, email marketing campaigns and infographics for stories driven by data. RunKeeper has expanded its network of millions of users to include an exciting online health and fitness community and it has been integrated with over 30 different devices, web services and applications across a broad range of health categories.
Know of any other companies in the Boston area that are still hiring interns? Let us know in the comments!