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Community College Remote Externship

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Community College Opportunities
Build your resume with real-world, paid business projects. Real companies, real problems, real work.


In this externship program, students will learn strategic consulting skills to analyze and evaluate challenges from non-profit organizations using consulting frameworks, in an overall effort to help them solve their important problems. Selected individuals will be paired with a specific non-profit organization and dive into their strategic problems, such as development, impact assessment, process improvements, talent engagement, communication, and strategic positioning. Throughout this externship program, professionals from PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) will provide mentorship and coaching.

The Experience

  • Learn about the strategy consulting process and how to help create value for a non-profit client based on their vision and mission
  • Research and develop an understanding of a given field
  • Analyze complex problems ranging from fundraising and development, stakeholder management, impact measurement, as well as use consulting frameworks to help identify problem areas and propose solutions
  • Learn to gather, analyze, and visualize data to inform problem areas and possible solutions
  • Create and deliver a compelling presentation to a non-profit client that incorporates valuable insights, trends, and recommendations


  • Ambitious undergraduate students with an interest in consulting, strategy, and non-profits. This program is for students who would like to understand the consulting profession while generating ideas to help impact non-profit organizations.

Program Overview 

Are you ready to kickstart your career?

Designed specifically for ambitious community college students, this program offers a gateway into key industries like Sales, Marketing, Consulting, Finance, and Product Management. Throughout the program, you'll sharpen essential skills like strategic thinking, data analysis, and effective communication, enhancing your employability across various sectors. 

You'll gain hands-on experience by working on actual business challenges in a paid, flexible setting that fits seamlessly into your busy life. This is your chance to make real strides in your professional journey while balancing your educational commitments.

Select your ideal career field, and we'll match you with paid opportunities that build your experience, resume, and skills:

  • Sales and Business Development: Engage with growing markets and develop key sales strategies.
  • Marketing: Dive into fast-paced marketing, media, and communications roles.
  • Consulting: Apply your analytical skills in high-value consulting projects.
  • Finance:  Master financial strategies in a sector that sees nearly a million job openings annually.
  • Product Management: Learn product lifecycle management and market positioning techniques.

This program is your gateway to significant career opportunities, providing practical experience that stands out to recruiters.

This Could Be the Perfect Externship for You If:

  • You are a community college student looking for practical experience to supplement your academic studies.
  • You seek a flexible work arrangement that can adapt to your existing commitments, such as classes or part-time jobs.
  • You are motivated to advance your career and want to build a competitive resume that stands out to potential employers.
  • You are eager to develop a professional network and connect with industry experts and other like-minded professionals.

What You Will Gain

  • Hands-On Experience: Apply your skills in real-world scenarios, working on actual projects that impact business decisions.
  • A Competitive Edge: Enhance your employability with a skill set that is highly valued across various industries, preparing you for a successful career.
  • Professional Network: You will connect with experts and peers to broaden your professional circle.
  • Earn While You Learn: Receive a $500 stipend upon completion, dedicating about 10 hours per week over 5 weeks.


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Rolling start dates

Submit your application as soon as you can.

Part-time and fully remote

This Externship is a 10-hour-per-week fully remote experience where all meetings and events are recorded.

This remote Externship will last 5 weeks.

$500 stipend

Students who successfully complete their externships will receive their educational stipends at the end of the program

Required Academic Standing

This Externship is open to students currently enrolled in a community college.


This Externship is open to applicants in the United States.

Externship Currently Closed
New applications are not currently being accepted.

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Extern invented the remote Externship, a completely new form of real work experience with integrated learning.  Our mission is to help anyone discover and launch their career through real professional experiences available anywhere at any time.  Since 2019, we’ve created and powered Externships on behalf of companies—from Fortune 500s to startups—that have enabled tens of thousands of students to build real work experience on their resumes and open doors to incredible job opportunities.  Extern leverages software and industry experts to make Externships possible and incredibly streamlined for both students and companies.

Work experience is the credential that matters most, but getting it when you don’t have experience can be hard.  We envision a world where anyone can access work experience as a form of education—no matter their background, experience, or socio-economic status.

By making work experience more accessible, Extern is driving the rapid mobility and upskilling needed for a new economy.  Come join our movement to reshape work, education, and credentialing for future generations with the Externship.

Extern is not accepting or considering any applications for this Externship through other channels. Any effort to apply or reach out to Extern separately will adversely affect a student’s application.