Internships

Interns

High Impact Summer Internships

Corcoran summer interns take on projects that have real impact in our community. Summer 2022 application available on Handshake.

Program Components

Placement

Students are assigned a 10 week placement at a high-impact government, nonprofit, or mission-driven organization in Boston.

Workshops

Students attend high-impact professional skills workshops at Boston College throughout the summer. 

Mentoring

Students are assigned a mentor from their organization, and receive ongoing support and mentoring from the Corcoran Center as well.

Networking Reception

The summer concludes with a reception in downtown Boston where interns share their summer work with the community. 

Summer 2021 Interns

Eligibility

Current undergraduate first-years, sophomores, and juniors are eligible to apply. Successful applicants will demonstrate interests in real estate, community development, or neighborhood revitalization.

Application Process

The Cocoran Center summer internship is a highly completive program. Students should utilize the Career Center's resources for preparing a strong application, and should attend information sessions to learn more before applying. 

  • The Program accepts applications in two rounds, fall and spring.
  • Summer 2023 applications will be avaible on Handshake during fall 2022.
  • A resume and cover letter are required to apply. 
  • Applications are only accepted via Handshake, accessible through the BC Career Center page.
  • Selected applicants will be invited to interview.
  • The Program runs from Early June until early August. 
  • Placement sites vary each summer, review previous interns experiences below to learn more about the types of organiztions we partner with. 

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