A classic turning point in college is getting your first internship. Depending on your degree, you could be building websites, diving into data, or even creating awesome advertising campaigns. Whatever the case, internships are vital to having a strong resume when you leave college. To ensure students at Campus Pointe are doing their absolute best, we found businesses offering internships in the Kent, Ohio area right now.

Marketing Intern and Brand Ambassador


This internship was made for outgoing communications majors. Bonus points if you’re a foodie. With opportunities to create your own social media content, network with campus influencers and own a Kent campus marketing plan, you’ll be filling your resume with great experience. Luvo (your potential boss) is a meal retailer focused on simple, healthy and accessible food for everyone. Apply here for this delicious internship.

Public Programs Internship

Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens

Ideal for those wanting to go into public relations, event management, or nonprofits, this internship role serves the program director of the Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens. From planning events to creating unique experiences for the historic site, this internship offers a variety of networking opportunities and membership to the Gardens. Apply here for your chance to work for this historical venue.

Accounting Internship

Soap Box Derby

As a member of the Soap Box Derby accounting team, you’d help manage daily, weekly, and monthly reporting on the over 600 races and 110 racing districts Soap Box Derby manages across the US. Their programs, inspired by the original Derby Races, now provide STEM education to participating schools nationwide. Requirements for the internship include a working knowledge of Excel as well as experience in accounting. Apply here for the chance to work for this awesome nonprofit.

Videography and Photography Internship

Soap Box Derby

For those who want to create visual content, Soap Box Derby has another opening for a photography intern. You’ll work wth the events team to capture moments that tell Soap Box Derby’s story. You’ll attend events and work with the team to create innovative visual and video content for their website and marketing materials. Apply here for a chance to build up your resume and portfolio.

Social Media Internship

Akron Racers

The Akron Racers are looking for a social media genius to help inspire their audience and maintain a consistent brand story online. From crafting original content to building an engaged community, the social media intern will play a pivotal role in the Akron Racers’ online presence. Apply here for the chance to work with the Akron Racers.

Web Design Internship

International Institute of Akron

For those who geek out on HTML, CSS, and content creation, this internship was made for you. You’ll maintain the website, create relevant content, and help build a user-friendly experience online. Bring your communication skills along with WordPress and coding experience to the International Institute of Akron. Apply here.

Refugee Resettlement Internship

International Institute of Akron

For those students with a love of philanthropy, the Refugee Resettlement Internship is right up your alley. You’ll aid the International Institute of Akron with helping newcomers to this country find their footing through their resettlement agency. This position will have a unique opportunity to learn about advocacy, international law, nonprofits and the compelling stories of refugees. Apply here for this great opportunity.

Volunteer Coordination Internship

AseraCare Hospice

In this role you’ll get hands-on experience in growing a volunteer program in the healthcare industry. You’ll work with the team to meet organizational goals, research outreach opportunities, schedule events, perform market analysis, and more. Apply here for the chance to help build up a meaningful volunteer program.

Editorial/Journalism Internship

Today’s Bride

If you love journalism, weddings, or both, this is the internship for you. You’ll research, write and pitch materials for Today’s Bride while keeping up with trends in the bridal world. Learn more about the work Today’s Bride is doing and apply here.

Human Resources Internship

Alpha Phi Alpha Homes, Inc.

Learn the ins and outs of human resources at Alpha Phi Alpha Homes. From posting positions, sourcing candidates, and organizing events, you’ll get the full HR experience at this nonprofit housing organization. Apply here to get the inside scoop on HR.

Marketing Internship

College Town Tutor

Work with College Town Tutor to grow their peer-to-peer tutoring service made just for college students. You’ll network with campus organizations, implement your own marketing ideas and get the chance to work right from campus. Build your resume and your college experience by applying here.

Do you know of more internships in the Kent area? Let us know and we’ll be happy to share.