5 Awesome Summer Internship Opportunities in Downtown St. Louis

Ah, summertime. It’s the season where students can kick back, relax and soak up some sun, right? Wrong!

Summer is, as any college student will tell you, the season of internships. Applications are currently open for all sorts of St. Louis-area internships in fields. Whether you’re into tech, writing, public policy, opportunities abound in the Gateway City. We’ve rounded up five Downtown St. Louis businesses offering summer internships this year in the heart of the action.

Get those resumes ready and start sending!

Arch Grants

Arch Grants offers multiple ways for students to gain experience and valuable connections, including the: Research & Program Internship, Events & Marketing Internship and Development Internship. Seasonal and special-projects internships may also be available. These unpaid opportunities are held each season, so if you’re already booked this summer keep it saved for fall.

Find out more here.


Hoping to work in a corporate environment? Get your feet wet now by interning at Spire’s Downtown location with its Strategy and Corporate Development department. The Corporate Development Intern will assist in strategic and financial planning, work on initiative presentations and conduct industry value chain analyses, among other possible tasks.

Find out more here.

United States District Court

Looking for government experience? Spend your summer working for the United States District Court. This paid summer internship is looking for a student to assist with IT—including hardware and software set up and inventory—and comes with the potential to extend until the end of September.

Find out more here.


Studying finance? How about human resources? Psychology? Business administration? Computer programing? Downtown St. Louis’ FleishmanHillard— a public relations and digital marketing agency—is offering three summer internships across three very different fields, all of which are paid and come with provided parking.

Find out more here.

St. Louis Blues

Let’s go Blues! Root on your favorite team from the computer with this St. Louis Blues and Enterprise Center season-long social media internship. This unpaid internship will let students studying a field like journalism, digital media or communications interact with the marketing team as they create social media content and support the team’s digital initiatives.  

Find out more here.

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Julia Cain

Julia Cain is a St. Louis reporter and blogger.


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