Mentor college students and establish a direct line to a great local talent pool.
Employers: Hire a college intern
We're always excited to talk with employers about the benefits of Achieve College Internships for students and organizations. Although we focus on summer internships, we work with employers throughout the year and are always ready to work with you on future prospects. See our interns and employers in action below.
Interns: Apply for our 2023-2024 program
Our application is now open! Achieve College Internships provides college juniors with paid summer internships, mentors and professional networks that can help put you on the fast track to professional success after graduation. Visit our intern page to learn more and apply by August 11.
Introducing Achieve College Internships
The Achieve College Internships program connects talented, diverse college juniors with high-quality paid summer internships, professional training, mentors and career networks at local companies and organizations. The program is designed to help young professionals launch their careers in the Twin Cities and provide opportunities for employers to discover and support new talent.
Our interns include Step Up alums, Minneapolis and Saint Paul public schools graduates and scholars participating in Minnesota Private College Fund Black Men's Success Initiative.
We're a leader in career and college readiness programs
Achieve Twin Cities has over 20 years of experience creating internships with large and small businesses, delivering nationally recognized career and college readiness programs and connecting students with professional mentors and employers.
Through Achieve College Internships, we've provided high-quality internships for over 150 students from 20 colleges and universities, connecting them with Twin Cities employers that range from global businesses to local companies, nonprofits and community-based organizations.
Meet some of our college interns
Check out these Achieve College Internship worksites
Product marketing supervisor Alyssa with intern Efrata, and metrology intern Brian with his supervisor Stephanie
Marketing and communications intern Ziggy
Architectural intern Mikoto with her supervisor, Alex
Purchasing intern Suabyi (right) and her supervisor, Rochele
Product marketing intern Efrata (right) with her supervisor, Alyssa
Marketing and communications intern Ziggy with his supervisor, Jill
Architectural intern Mikoto
Purchasing intern Suabyi and her supervisor, Rochele
Metrology intern Brian with his supervisor, Stephanie
Facilities engineering intern Kevyn with his supervisor, Jordan
"The Pollen team told me time and again how the work I was doing directly impacted their company and helped their staff. The projects I took on allowed the rest of the team to tackle other work and will help with efficiency in the future, too. A couple of my projects are even being published!"
Learn how you can hire an Achieve college intern for summer 2024