8 Exciting Chicago Companies Accepting Applications for Internships Right Now

Summer internship season is almost upon us, and companies all across the US are currently accepting applications from college students and the like who are are eager to start their careers in the industries that hold the most fascination for them. Here are 8 exciting companies in the Chicago area that are accepting applications for internships right now!

Management Consulting

On Its Internships: “At West Monroe, we approach internships differently. We’re not looking for paper-pushers, gophers, or errand-runners. We’re looking for sharp, energetic, ambitious individuals who are serious about taking their first steps in a consulting career. Our 10-week internships include dedicated career advisors to help you identify and pursue your passion, along with a formal review cycle meant to help you land a meaningful consulting career.”


Apply For an Internship at West Monroe Partners Here


On Its Internships: “Exelon’s intern program introduces students to our culture built on innovation and personal development that values our employees and rewards them for their achievements. We are building the future of the energy industry with an emphasis on social and environmental responsibility. Our employees are doing work that shapes the modern world. If you are seeking a challenging opportunity in a dynamic and evolving industry, Exelon is for you.”

“I get a great deal of satisfaction working in the plants and helping with the Employee Giving Campaign. I am very proud to say that I work for Exelon Corporation.”


Exelon Corporation employees rated their overall culture an A.

Apply For an Internship at Exelon Here

Information Technology and Services

On Its Internships: “Take the first step to a successful career in our Summer Analyst Program. Throughout the 10- to 12-week program, you’ll be empowered to put your unique ideas to the test, learn new skills and build your network.”


Apply For an Internship at Accenture Here

Aviation & Aerospace

On Its Internships: “For your internship, you could help build the future. When you join Boeing as an intern, you’ll be a real part of a team that’s building the future of aerospace. Our internships include Engineering, Business, and Information Technology & Data Analytics in a variety of locations in the U.S. and abroad.”

Apply For an Internship at Boeing Here


On Its Internships: “United offers internships throughout our company, so students can develop their professional skills with valuable hands-on, real-world experience. As an intern with United, you’re more than a student — you’re a member of the team. Interns receive professional development opportunities, network with leaders and benefit from unlimited standby travel. Opportunities are available every semester in both corporate and operational roles.”


Apply For an Internship at United Airlines Here

Hospital & Healthcare

On Its Internships: “Baxter’s U.S. Internship Program provides interns with 12 weeks of supervised and practical work experience that is directly related to their academic studies and career goals. The program averages close to 60-70 students each year in areas such as, finance/accounting, engineering, information technology, manufacturing, research and development and marketing. After completing the Internship Program, many interns are hired as full-time employees.”


Apply For an Internship at Baxter Here

Hospital & Health Care

On Its Internships: “Every year we host hundreds of interns from the world’s leading universities. Our chosen interns have demonstrated academic excellence, strong leadership, communication skills and technical excellence in their respective fields. Interns have the opportunity to work in functions that include engineering, science, finance, information technology and marketing. Our internships offer flexible 10-12 week assignments during the summer, adjusted to your academic calendar and the needs of individual businesses. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship, be enrolled in a major in a related discipline, and possess a willingness to travel and be placed anywhere throughout the United States.”


Apply For an Internship at Abbott Here


On Its Internships: “The Gallagher Summer Internship Program began in 1965 with a single intern. More than 50 years later, our program has grown globally to employ more than 400 interns each summer. Our interns play an invaluable role here at Gallagher. Many of our executive and branch leaders got their start through our internship program, including our Chairman, President and CEO Pat Gallagher, intern class of 1972. You’ll have an inside look at what it’s like to be a full-time sales producer or consultant through your internship. When you participate in Gallagher’s industry-leading program, you’ll work with our seasoned professionals while getting on-the-job sales and professional development training that will cultivate your expertise and accelerate your career growth.”


Apply For an Internship at Gallagher Here