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
Past Internship Partners
- American Century Investmennts
- Children’s Mercy
- Commerce Bank
- Helzberg Diamonds
- HJ’s Community Center
- Essense of Australia
- Fenaroli & Associates
- Kansas City Zoo
- Queen Vibes KC
- Thornton Tomasetti
- Tortoise Ecofin
- University Academy
- University Academy Foundation
Past Internship Areas
- Digital Marketing
- Human Resources
- Personal Financial Solutions & Client Operations
- Information Technology
- Nonprofit Administration
- Graphic Design
- Interior Design