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America's Coolest Internships

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America's Coolest Internships

Location: Boston

What it does: Created by B*tween Productions, the Beacon Street Girls are five fictional best friends -- part of a consumer entertainment brand focusing on the health and well-being of girls ages 9 to 13. Beacon Street Girls includes a series of books and has a website with games and related articles.

Description of internship: Marketing and editorial interns work in a variety of areas -- conducting research for books, assisting with Web design, and helping with the company's donation-request program. (unpaid)

Notable perks: Interns are closely involved in the company's day-to-day operations, and occasionally get to interview celebrities as part of their research, according to Bobbie Carlton, the company's marketing director. Marketing interns walk away with a complete portfolio of press releases and other materials.