These are the 100 top interns in the in the U.S. determined by a panel of industry expert judges and thousands of public votes.

Congratulations to the Intern of the Year, Greg Wolff.

Name College Department Company
Abigail Keller Penn State University Marketing Initiatives News America Marketing
Alexandria Burgel Wayne State University Social Weber Shandwick
Alexis Marcionette University of Pennsylvania Training & Development-HR Southeastern Grocers
Alfredo De La Torre Texas A&M University Accounting KPMG
Allison Phillips Rider University Tourism Destination DC
Allison Scott Tuskegee University Project Engineering DPR Construction
Anant Akash University of Michigan Chief Intern
Ashley Polera Muhlenberg College Auditing PKF O'Connor Davies
Austin Schlessinger Rutgers University Transformation Management ABM Industries Inc.
Bianca Lax University of Texas at Austin Human Resources AmerisourceBergen
Bridget Fornaro California State University, Northridge Audience Research Fox Television
Bridgette Rainey Michigan State University Sales Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Brittany Dejardo Baylor University Inside Sales New York Mets
Brittany Du Bois New York University Editorial & Marketing Further Food
Caroline Wenhold University of Arizona Dairy Marketing Shamrock Farms
Carson Brumley University of Colorado Boulder Systems Engineering Sierra Nevada Corporation
Cassidy Shepherd Ball State University Human Resources MISO
Christian Vazquez Florida Gulf Coast University Software QA Arthrex
Christina McManus University of Minnesota Duluth Measurement Analyst/Sales Training Thomson Reuters
Christopher Bassani Villanova University Commercial Lending Columbia Bank
Christopher Mountanos University of Pennsylvania Publishing & Insights NowThis
Clare Witte Drake University Technology Consulting Wipfli, LLP
Crystal Jeske Oklahoma State University Corporate Financial Services ExxonMobil
Daija Spencer Howard University Finance Phillip 66
Djassi Julien Harvey Mudd College Software Engineering Google
Elan Kainen Davidson College IT Administration Asurion
Emily O'Flynn Ohio University Client Services BuzzFeed
Emma Hyams University of Southern California Analytics WayUp
Faith Hall University of North Carolina at Charlotte Recruitment Apex Systems
Gillian Quinn University of Wisconsin-Madison Integrated Print Horizon Media
Grace Steinwurtzel Emory University Operational Excellence Cox Automotive: Manheim
Greg Wolff UC Santa Cruz Design Airbnb
Gregory Brunner Ferris State University Human Resources Wolverine Worldwide
Hammad Syed Illinois State University RF - Engineering T-Mobile
Hannah Storm University of Dayton Recruiting John Deere
Hunter Budrewicz UMass Amherst Isenberg Marketing Newell Brands
Ian Laurie Emory University Financial Representation Northwestern Mutual
Isabella Bjorkeson Bucknell University Process Engineering in Supply Chain Unilever
Jacob Rigg Regis University Network Engineering Sierra Nevada Cooperation
Jared Griffin Indiana University Marketing CyberPR
Jarred Melick Bowling Green State University Engineering Kiewit
Jasmine Ulger Rochester Institute of Technology Accounts Control Group CitiGroup
Jessica Braunstein Emerson College Promotions Atlantic Records
John Franklin Quinnipiac University Social and Digital Media Coordination iHeartMedia
John Mikulskis Boston University Embedded Software Engineering Silicon Labs
John Sloat University of Washington Financial Advising Pacific Capital Resource Group
Jonathan Yee Olin College of Engineering Software Engineering Track
Jonathan Zoia U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Treasury Analytics Motorola Solutions
Jordan Stevenson Eastern Washington University Global Youth Advocacy Planned Parenthood
Juan de Gracia Florida State University Pre-Construction Turner Construction Company
Julianna Boettger James Madison University Public Relations Vanguard
Kaitlyn Bush University of Texas at Austin IT Dell
Kara Bissonnette University of Rhode Island Global Business Development Publicis Health
Karlee McHenry The University of Alabama Retail Solutions Sales Cox Automotive
Kate Ufer University of Colorado Boulder Publicity & Communications IMAX
Katie Presswood University of Georgia Recruitement Apex Systems
Katie Sarver Kent State University Apparel Design Chicos FAS (Soma)
Kelsey Fournier Michigan Technological University Engineering Carmeuse Lime & Stone
Kelsey Hess The University of Texas at Dallas IT Powell
Kevin Ji Stanford University Product Evaluation Thermo Fisher Scientific
Kripash Shrestha University of Nevada Reno Software Engineering Sierra Nevada Corporation
Kristin Moore Elon University Marketing & Communications KNB Communications
Kyle Beveridge Saint Vincent College Supply Chain Excela Health
Kyle Sanok Harvard University Content & Product Management MoveWith
Lars Hornburg Harvard University Sourcing K1 Investment Management
Laura Jean Stargardt Rice University Corporate Strategy KPMG
Lauren Mercuri University of Central Arkansas Vehicle Rental Enterprise
Leah Kay Elon University Horizon Next: Digital Media Planning Horizon Media
Lilly Milman Emerson College Print Editorial Billboard Magazine
Lindsay Habermann Clark Atlanta University Urban Marketing WMG-Atlantic Records
Logan Cundiff University of Florida Software Engineering & IT Motorola Solutions
Louis Card North Carolina State University Procurement IBM
Madeline Sacks Loyola Marymount University Marketing Warner Bros. Records
Matthew Klein College of Charleston Demand Planning Newell Brands
Medha Deeptimahanti Pennsylvania State University Platform Support Dell Boomi
Meredith Wolpert Georgia Institute of Technology Management Consulting PwC
Myles McKinnon UNC Greensboro Global Marketing Organization AT&T
Natalie Konopka Bradley Universiry Communications Caterpillar, Inc.
Natalie Sancho Florida State University CRM Marketing Insight
Nathan DePuy University of Colorado Global Marketing Communications Crocs
Naya Joseph Boston College Store Management Bloomingdale's
Nicholas Gacinski Bryant University Product Licensing Sesame Workshop
Nisarg Gandhi University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Private Equity Northwestern Mutual
Paige Wucherpfennig Syracuse University IT/Business Strategy Travelers Insurance
Phoebe Frazier University of Arkansas Sales - Food Division Newell Brands
Poulomi Banerjee San Francisco State University Software Engineering Mastercard
Quinn Chapman Miami University Sales CDW
Rachel Brown Elon University Public Relations Tierney
Rachel Duerksen University of Minnesota Social Media Marketing Best Buy
Riley Olsen Northwood University Purchasing Shamrock Foods Company
Ryan Luttrell Lehigh University Technical Operations JetBlue Airways Corporation
Sam Hendren Arizona State University Supply Chain Inventory Management Walmart Global eCommerce
Scarlett Cheon Wellesley College Hematology/Oncology Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Sofia Dudas Stanford Risk Analytics J.P. Morgan
Stefania Palamaris Queens University of Charlotte Corporate Communications Atrium Health
Sydney Miller University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Innovations Marketing John Deere
Sylvie Job Virginia Tech Sales Management for Frito Lay PepsiCo
Uma Mahto UC San  Diego Software Development Thermo Fisher Scientific
Will Karp Haverford College E-Commerce Major League Baseball
Willow Pedersen Virginia Tech Internal Audit Norfolk Southern

*Winners are listed in alphabetical order, not by ranking.

selection process

The Intern 100 list was selected by 30% public vote and 70% judging panel comprised of HR and industry experts. 

Applicants were considered based on the following criteria:

  1. Quality of overall performance/work-ethic: Intern was reliable, punctual, met or exceeded deadlines and produced quality work with attention to detail.
  2. Projects: How he/she contributed to projects, either alone and/or in a team-oriented setting.
  3. Learning: Intern identified a new skill, abilities and understandings were attained.
  4. Reflection, personal growth & future plans: Intern is likely to apply how the internship impacted him/her once back on campus and in the future.


Our friends at Red Bull are providing amazing prizes for the Intern 100 winners! Prizes include a one year supply of Red Bull Energy Drink and $200 to use towards special Red Bull swag. Plus, the Intern of the Year will receive a VIP Festival experience with a friend!