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Internships

A mind-boggling array of organizations call the Bay Area home, including some of the biggest names in the world. Many Mills students land internships to gain invaluable hands-on experience and forge connections that will help after graduation.

Successful Mills alumna Azure Bowie-Hankins landed her dream job through an internship as a student.

“My internship at Electronic Arts led to my dream job. I never would have ended up here if it weren’t for Mills.”Azure Bowie-Hankins '07
Video Game Producer, Electronic Arts

Where would you like to intern?

Whether you are excited by new media, public policy, education, technology, the arts, or the environment, the Bay Area has it all. Our Career Connections & Community Engagement Office can help you pinpoint your interest and the internship that will help you gain hands-on experience for your future career. Start interning as early as your first year at Mills; academic credit is available for internships completed during your junior or senior years. Here’s a sample of where Mills students have done their internships.

Media and Entertainment
Chronicle Books
DreamWorks Animation
San Francisco Chronicle
San Jose Mercury News
Warner Music Group
Wired

Education
Alameda County Office of Education
Bay Area Coalition for Equitable Schools
Portland Public Schools
Stanford University
University of Pennsylvania
University of Washington
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Technology
Apple
Cisco Systems
Google
Intel
LeapFrog
Microsoft
Sun Microsystems
Yahoo
Yelp

Government/Public Policy
Alameda County Public Defender’s Office
American Civil Liberties Union
Children Now
Office of Congresswoman Barbara Lee
PolicyLink
Port of Oakland
United Nations
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
United States Pretrial Services

Community Organizations
Alameda County Community Food Bank
Center for Environmental Health
Children’s Hospital Oakland
Community United Against Violence
East Bay Community Law Center
Justice Now
Legal Services/Prisoners with Children
Planned Parenthood
Women’s Economic Agenda Project
Women’s Intercultural Network
Women’s Health Resource Center/UCSF

Visit our career services site for more details.