10 Virtual Fall Internships You Can Apply For Right Now

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We live in the age of the Internet, in which Skype interviews have replaced phone interviews and “work” means being attached to your laptop and cell phone at all times or else. But another phenomenon that’s been rapidly on the rise is that of the virtual—or remote—internship. With these positions, you can work from anywhere in the country—from a Starbucks in New York City to in your PJs at home in Los Angeles and anywhere in between—as long as you have Internet access. Pretty sweet, right?

A virtual internship is a seriously awesome way to gain professional experience while saving hours in commute time and tons of money in gas or train fares. They’re also fantastic if you live in a smaller city with fewer opportunities in your field. So what are you waiting for? Remote internships can be found on almost any internship search website, but here at Her Campus we did the hard part for you. Here are 10 virtual fall internships that you can apply for today—so dust off those resumes!

1. Education Internship With Educatrium

About: Educatrium is looking for remote interns to learn the company’s operations on a training basis, with the potential to later work in the company’s office in China. Interns will be trained to teach English-related tests and will also work on various other projects including data analysis, webmastering, and book publishing.
Requirements: Applicants must have scored at least in the 90th percentile on the SAT (a score of 2100+) or ACT (a score of 28+). You must also be at least a freshman in college and attend a top 50 university.
To Apply: This internship is available year-round. You can find more information and the application form at Educatrium.com.

2. Entertainment Internship With LELA Media

About: LELA Media is looking for editorial-focused interns to work on its premier website, iaam.com. The website provides teens with information on money, career, health, and success. It combines entertainment with life skills to help spark creativity. Interns will get to write, interview, pitch story ideas, copy edit, and create digital media content. Interns are expected to work 25 hours each week.
Requirements: Strong writing and research skills are required. High school students are permitted to apply.
To Apply: InternQueen.com has more info as well as the application.

3. Exercise Science, Computer Science, Business Internships With ExRx.net

About: ExRx.net is an Internet company for people interested in fitness and exercise and is looking for virtual interns in a variety of positions. Exercise interns will maintain web content and do research; computer interns will help develop the web app, research web technologies, and edit photos and videos; and business interns will manage projects and remote staff, research future business alliances, and assist in developing new start-ups.
Requirements: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in exercise/health, computer science, or business; commit to one full semester of work, either full- or part-time; and be a college junior, senior, or graduate student.
To Apply: Applications are accepted on a year-round basis. Get more info and contact information at ExRx.net.

4. Business Internships With Braathe Enterprises
About:
While this internship is technically listed under “business,” Braathe Enterprises is offering an opportunity for interns to tailor their experience to their own expertise and goals. Interns are expected to work 60-90 minutes each day from Monday through Friday for 5-6 months.
Requirements: Braathe Enterprises was founded to assist and educate entrepreneurs and business executives; they are looking for interns who are passionate, innovative, and looking to make a difference.
To Apply: For more information and to apply, go to braatheenterprises.com.

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Darci is a senior at the University of Miami with a double major in journalism and sport administration. Born and raised in the suburbs of New York City, she has worked as both opinion and assistant sports editor of The Miami Hurricane (the campus newspaper), in addition to internships with Xanga.com and Scholarships.com. When she's not in class or at her job in the swanky UM wellness center, Darci enjoys reading, baking, drinking English breakfast tea, watching endless marathons of Castle, and sleeping. Her favorite things include London, Bon Jovi, Harry Potter, and the Olympics, and she hangs her hat on having been a volunteer for London 2012 during her semester abroad there. She hopes to continue following the Olympics around the world, and invites you to follow her (on Twitter, at least!) @darcisays.