Project Accelerate – Summer 2022 Update


Internships are a pivotal aspect of Project Accelerate. This year we placed 25 high school students at a broad range of large corporations, small companies and social impact organizations. Several are women- and BIPOC-owned and are in fields including engineering, science, design, and more.

View the list of companies who hosted Girls Inc. interns this summer:

  • Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
  • FNC Farm and Garden
  • Hilco Global
  • Drexel University
  • Jacobs Engineering Group
  • Lavin Law
  • Lobo Mau
  • Management Environmental and Technology Program
  • Maven Communications
  • MyWIC
  • Remark Glass
  • Silvana Cumani DMD & Associates PC
  • Subaru of America
  • Urban Health Solutions

We are proud to ensure our participants’ internships paid an average of $13 per hour from a variety of organizations including host companies, the Philadelphia Youth Network, the City of Philadelphia, and Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey.

Next year we are looking to place 60 participants in internships. We are always looking for opportunities for participants to engage in meaningful work while exploring a variety of career and professional development opportunities. To learn more, contact Cherice Arrington at