Summer Internship Program

University Academy Foundation’s summer internship program connects UA alumni currently enrolled in college with meaningful, PAID summer internships. These summer internships are essential experiences for college students to achieve their career goals upon graduation. UAF partners with a variety of Kansas City area businesses and nonprofit organizations to provide UA alums with a diverse range of exclusive summer internship opportunities.

University Academy alumni in college apply in the fall for our Summer Internship Program for internships the following summer.

Why sign up for an internship?

College students with internship experience on their resume will have a significant advantage when looking for a job after graduation. Internships are stepping stones in your career path that foster personal and professional growth.

Check out these facts about internships:

  • Students who have done an internship are 15% less likely to be unemployed in the first years after college and earn 6% more than students who don’t do internships

  • Just over 70% of employers end up offering their interns full-time jobs

  • 34% of college graduates said that doing an internship significantly impacted their career direction and employment opportunities

College Students: Interested in applying for a Summer 2024 internship?

Employer Partners: Interested in offering an internship to our alumni for Summer 2024?

Past Internship Partners

  • American Century Investmennts
  • BNIM
  • Children’s Mercy
  • Commerce Bank
  • EdOps
  • Essense of Australia
  • Fenaroli & Associates
  • Helzberg Diamonds
  • HJ’s Youth & Community Center
  • Indigo Wild
  • James B. Nutter
  • Kansas City Zoo & Aquarium
  • Kansas City Areaa Transportation Authority
  • LEAD Bank
  • MPact Physical Therapy
  • Queen Vibes KC
  • Ruskin
  • SBH Law
  • SMG
  • Swope Health
  • The Roasterie
  • Thornton Tomasetti
  • Tortoise Ecofin
  • University Academy
  • University Academy Foundation

Past Internship Areas

  • Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Education
  • Architecture
  • Personal Financial Solutions & Client Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Nonprofit Administration
  • Operations
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Case Management
  • Sales & Customer Service
  • Research
  • Merchandising
  • Customer Service
  • Banking
  • Retail Design