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Emerson Collective’s two internship programs help college students develop experience in impactful areas of work, building the next generation of young leaders.

FirstGen Internship

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The FirstGen internship program matches first-generation college students from College Track with companies and nonprofits working for change.
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Emerson Collective Summer Internships

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Our summer internship program places college-aged students in paid internship opportunities across Emerson Collective and our affiliate partners.
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