Biology Participation in Research and Education Program

An NIH-funded program to encourage underrepresented community college students who wish to further their education and pursue careers in biomedical sciences

Salary: Underrepresented students will be paid $15 an hour for ten weeks (40 hrs. /week)

Room and Board: Students will have an option to live on or off campus. Students who live on campus will be responsible for their room and board costs.  There are several dining facilities on campus


Water Testing with DEP

DEP is looking for bright, motivated, and inspired young talent to share our commitment to preserving and protecting NYC’s water supply and making New York City more sustainable. The internship program will give students an in-depth work experience that supports our core functions while also providing a broad overview of our responsibilities and operations through site visits, seminars, and projects. We encourage all interested undergraduate and graduate students to apply and are particularly interested in students with engineering training or experience.

DEP offers internships in a variety of fields. DEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer


BNL Internship

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) offers student appointments though a national program titled the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) developed through DOE. Participants will be placed with members of the scientific and professional staff in an educational program developed to give research experience in areas such as chemistry, high- and low-energy physics, engineering, biology, nuclear medicine, applied mathematics. The internships are run for 10 weeks during the summer. Internships are offered in areas such as physics, biology, chemistry, environmental and atmospheric sciences, engineering, computers applied mathematics and nuclear science.



Elmhurst Hospital Center, is a community hospital located in the heart of Queens, has a long history of delivering first-rate, comprehensive and compassionate healthcare services. Ensuring access to high-quality, affordable health care is our top priority.

The requirement as a volunteer is that you go in with plenty of energy, willingness to work and a smile. In addition, they require the following:

  • Time commitment. Volunteers are asked to commit to a set number of hours per week and to a minimum length of service. This helps support continuity of services for patients. Specific commitment requirements vary, but the range is from three to six hours per week for a period of three to six months.
  • Medical requirements. Each facility has medical requirements that volunteers must meet before they begin their volunteer activities. Most facilities require that volunteers:

-  Received a physical exam within the previous 12 months

-  Have a PPD test for tuberculosis

-  Have immunization for tetanus, chicken pox, measles, mumps and rubella



Ozanam Hall is a Residential Home with a high number of seniors located in bayside; volunteers will be volunteering in different department.  Each facility has medical requirements that volunteers must meet before they begin their volunteer activities. This facility requires that volunteers:

-  Have influenza Vaccine

-  Have a PPD test for tuberculosis

-  Have immunization for tetanus, chicken pox, measles, mumps and rubella

Dress code: No jeans. You will be provided with a volunteer shirt.



ECET Internship with Jerry Sitbon    

Jerry Sitbon works in the ECET department at Queensborough Community College. As interns he will give students projects depending on their level of knowledge and motivation they may have as an ECET student.   Below are some projects students have worked in the past on:        

  • Board Stuffing (freshmen usually start off doing this to learn colors and parts)  
  • Solar Power Project
  • Robotics Project
  • Power Supply Project
  • Electronic Project


This internship has limited space and will be on a first come first serve basis.


Project Prize Summer Internship:      

Liberty Project prize is a program that, through a wide variety of activities sponsored collaboratively by Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York and schools in Queens, students in Project PRIZE receive at least six hours a week of additional guidance and instruction to help make their middle and high school years as productive as possible. Principals, guidance counselors, and parents refer young people to LPP who are at risk of dropping out of school due to poor academic performance, low attendance in school, family circumstances, negative peer pressure, and other factors.

As an intern for this program you would lead workshops for the students. Subjects that you would lead are Math, Arts, and Science.

If you are interested, please contact the Internship and Research Coordinator, Ms Doris Rodriguez for more information, at

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts Center
QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art Gallery
QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.