COVID-19 Updates and Resources. The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff is our top priority. Coronavirus Information

Chicago Internships at Lake Forest

Gain real-world experience through internships in virtually any field of interest or study. These opportunities offer skills and experience many employers look for, giving you an edge in the post-college job search.

Internships are overseen by knowledgeable faculty supervisors who make sure the experience is enriching, substantial, and appropriate for your area of study and career goals.

If you are interested in pursuing an internship for academic credit, contact the Center for Chicago Programs or your academic department; those interested in nonacademic internships should visit the Career Advancement Center.

Recent Internships

Business
Axiom Consulting Partners
Chicago Board of Trade
McDonald’s Corporation
Morgan Stanley Investments
Paine Webber
Scott Balice Strategies

Media/Communication
Chicago Botanic Garden
Chicago Public Radio
Edelman Public Relations
Field Museum of Natural History
NBC 5 TV
Rolling Stone
Shedd Aquarium

Arts
Art Institute of Chicago
Christie’s Auction House
Goodman Theatre
Illinois Arts Council
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art

Non-Profit
Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Chicago History Museum
Chicago Humanities Festival 
Chicago Latino Film Festival

Did you know?

Chicago is named for a wild leek. The name Chicago derives from a Native American word “shikaakwa,” which means “smelly onion.” It was attributed to an abundance of wild leeks that grew along what is now known as the Chicago river.