Hire Odyssey Metcalf Interns

Hire New Talent, Change a Student’s Life

Discover a dynamic pool of new talent through the University of Chicago’s Odyssey Metcalf Internship Program! As part of UChicago’s No Barriers initiative, designed to increase college access and meaningful career outcomes for students with the highest need, Odyssey Metcalf Internships are a special sub-set of internships offered to high-achieving first-year undergraduates from low and middle income backgrounds who received the University’s Odyssey Scholarship.

By hiring one of these students, your organization will join a group of more than 190 leading employers throughout the country and across industries known as Odyssey Employers. In addition to the amenities offered to employers participating in the traditional Metcalf Internship Program, Odyssey Employers will be eligible for several benefits, including:

  • Targeted promotional assistance to eligible students for their internship and job opportunities
  • Public recognition as “Odyssey Employers” working to close the opportunity gap for students with the greatest need
  • Access to UChicago talent early in their careers, positioning them to contribute to their organization for years to come

Employers in all locations and industries are welcome!

Program Overview

Download the Odyssey Employer overview to learn more about getting involved with the Odyssey Metcalf Internship Program and view a list of frequently asked questions.


Contact Cristina Rodriguez at crrodriguez@uchicago.edu to learn more about the Odyssey Metcalf Internship Program.