Qualified students must be able to work up to 40 hours per week in Facebook's Washington D.C. office. Ideal candidates will have a strong interest in politics, public policy, and technology. A passion for Facebook and online communication is required, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills, good organizational and project management skills, and, preferably, experience in Internet technology.
The externships are designed to give students two days at a sponsor location to shadow their day-to-day activities and gain a better understanding of the company and industry. The early career exposure helps students to better define their career choices.
Unpaid externships are offered every year during Spring break to college freshman and sophomores in many different fields of interest. It can be in art, theater, business, marketing, finance, journalism, public relations, transportation, education, health, government, social services and more. Externships are located in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Washington, D.C.