BrownConnect and Other Internship Programs


BrownConnect is a new university-wide initiative aimed at providing Brown students with more summer internship opportunities, more funding to ensure these opportunities are accessible to all students regardless of financial circumstance, and more connections with alumni and parents.  

CCG in NYC and Washington, D.C

Careers in the Common Good Summer in New York City and Washington, D.C. supports students interested in working with nonprofits, public service programs, and government or entrepreneurial ventures devoted to serving the common good. First-years are eligible to participate. Click here to read more about CCG in NYC


iProv places qualified students in summer internships that align with community programs sponsored by the Swearer Center and Brown University. First-years are eligible to participate. Click here to read more about iProv.

Hong Kong BEO Internship

The Brown University Hong Kong Internship Program offers qualified Brown students the opportunity to expand classroom knowledge to the world of business through an immersive professional experience in Hong Kong. Click here to read more about the Hong Kong Internship.

Israel Entrepreneurship Summer Internship

The Israel Entrepreneurship Internship Program, with a focus on startups and technology opportunities, provides Brown students the opportunity to expand classroom knowledge to the world of business through an immersive professional experience in Israel, where the startup culture flourishes.

Through a partnership with the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship, employers in Israel hold an internship position for Brown students to intern over the summer for 8-10 weeks. Click here to read more about the Israel Entrepreneurship Internship.

Film, Television and Media in Los Angeles Summer Internship

The Media in LA summer internship program provides students with the opportunity to intern with a media company in the greater Los Angeles area over the summer.  The program allows for participating students to gain practical experience within a variety of media fields while connecting to the LA alumni community in the workplace and through structured networking events.  Students  receive stipends to offset travel and living costs associated with taking the internship positions. Click here to read more about the Media in LA Summer Internship.

Ittleson Foundation Summer Internship

The Ittleson Foundation Summer Internship provides a $7,000 summer stipend to a Brown student interested in learning about philanthropy and the non-profit sector. The Intern works closely with the Foundation’s Executive Director while gaining insight into the fields of the Environment, AIDS, and Mental Health. This internship is open to all first-year, sophomore, and junior Brown students. Graduating seniors are not eligible. 

What is the experience really like?  Is it for you?  Ask someone who has experienced it.  Feel free to direct your questions to any of these past interns:

Summer 2014 Intern: Margaret Thorsen ’15 at
Summer 2013 Intern: Erin Kelley ’15 at
Summer 2012 Intern: Kasey Haas ’13 at

Peer-to-Peer Summer Opportunities Fair

Looking for a great summer internship or research position? Curious where other Brown students have lived during the summer and found funding? This annual event held before winter break connects under and upperclassmen to share their experiences and includes students who completed internships in a wide range of career fields, both in the US and abroad.  Keep an eye out for information about the 2014 fair during the fall semester. View the program from the 2013 fair here.  

How I Found My Internship

Students who attended the December 2013 Peer-to-Peer Summer Opportunities Fair networked with Brown students and learned how they landed their internship, fellowship, or research opportunity.