Experience. Mentorship. Leadership.

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 a career seminars to advance career preparation and skills.

Program Overview



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


Pay it Forward Q&A Session | 3.29.23 | 12-1:00pm | RRI 101 | Register
  • Sonya Vanhoof Jimenez, Octavio Avila