Real Work Experience, Professional Expert Advice, Career Skill Building

The USC Dornsife Gateway Internship Program prepares USC Dornsife students for life after college by providing opportunities to explore a career through a paid summer internship experience. Gateway couples on-the-job experiences with mentorship by a distinguished professional and enrollment in a series targeted toward strengthening your career preparation skills.


Why Gateway Internships?                                                                                                        

Participate in a program that:            

  • Delivers a paid, robust internship experience
  • Provides expert advice through individual mentorship
  • Identifies and builds career skills through a series of workshops
  • Supplies qualified, highly motivated and academically successful students
  • Provides visibility to your company to top notch students
  • Brings energy, enthusiasm and fresh ideas to your company through student interns
  • Partners with you to coach students through their intern experience                                                                                            


Hear from students, employers and mentors about their experiences. 
"The three aspects of the program blended together to create an incredible amount of learning and change that allowed me to discover an educational path that reflects my passions."

- Gordon Chen, Summer 2012 Participant




Past Gateway Partners Include:



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  • Sonya Vanhoof
  • University of Southern California
  • USC Dana and David Dornsife
  • College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
  • 444 S. Flower Street
  • Los Angeles, California 90071