12 Years

500 Interns

500 Mentors

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 participation in career seminars to advance career preparation and skills.

Apply and interview for program | Employers interview and hire intern(s) | Intern and attend program seminars & events

Provide paid work-experience | Facilitate skill-development | Offer networking opportunities

Matched with students with like interests | Mentor students on career development | Help navigate the internship experience

Integrate the Gateway experience | Explore career pathways | Engage students in career-development

Contact Details

Gateway Internship Program

Sonya Vanhoof Jimenez, Assistant Dean Stewardship and Operations

Octavio Avila, Director | Career Pathways