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Snap Augmented Reality Development and Digital Storytelling Externship

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Augmented Reality Development
Explore AR technology & storytelling techniques through a hands-on, immersive experience led by Snap team


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.
The Overview 

Dive into the future of digital creativity with Snap Inc.’s, the makers of Snapchat, 5-week Augmented Reality (AR) Development and Digital Storytelling Externship! Designed for enthusiastic and motivated individuals, this immersive experience offers a hands-on exploration of AR technology, storytelling techniques, and practical applications using Snap's Lens Studio. Learn from industry experts, tackle creative challenges, and hone the skills essential for a dynamic career in digital media and AR development. Join us to shape your future by harnessing the power of augmented reality to tell captivating stories in innovative ways.

What You Will Learn & Opportunities You Get
  • Learn the principles of digital storytelling and understand the overall Augmented Reality (AR) landscape
  • Learn how to create cutting-edge AR experiences by designing, developing, and testing your creation with a comprehensive set of tools and 2D/3D assets
  • Get hands-on experience with building Augmented Reality (AR) lenses using Snap's Lens Studio
  • Learn design principles and processes to create effective AR applications 
  • Master the art of presenting digital stories and learn about accessible platforms for creators to showcase your work
  • Learn how to create and present brand stories leveraging AR technology
  • Network with professionals and peers in the AR and digital storytelling fields
  • Potential to explore further educational opportunities and career paths in AR and digital media
  • Engage with the Snap Lens Studio Community 

This Is Great for You If You Have
  • A strong interest in building Augmented Reality (AR) experiences
  • Passion for using technology to create applications that can be used by millions of users
  • Desire to explore a career in Augmented Reality (AR) or content creation 
  • A strong interest in digital storytelling and AR technology
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to learn and apply new technologies and software
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • No prior design or coding experience required

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Externship Currently Closed
New applications are not currently being accepted.

Apply by March 8, 2024

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.

Externship starts March 11, 2024

This remote Externship will last 5 weeks.

Required Academic Standing

This Externship is open to undergraduate students.

Geographic Eligibility

This Externship is open to applicants located in the U.S.

Externship Currently Closed
New applications are not currently being accepted.

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Snap Inc. is a technology company. 

We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. 

We contribute to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

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