The Office of Career Services: Internship Opportunities

Announcement of New Internship Opportunities

Dear Queensborough Community College Student:

If you are interested in or have any questions about internships please take the time to either call (718) 631-6297 or e-mail SGrossman@qcc.cuny.edu to make an appointment with me. I will be happy to discuss your internship options with you.

Check out our Guide to Internships and Cooperative Education for more information on how to take advantage of internship opportunities.

New Internship Opportunities for your consideration

All Area Realty Services

Major(s): Accounting

Internship positions now available at an established, fast growing property management company. Participants in our internship program may be interacting with accounting staff, department heads, and outside auditors from various CPA firms.

Duties will include posting to accounts, manual and electronic filing, archiving of supporting documentation, and assistance in monthly reporting responsibilities.

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Major(s): Marketing, Management

Management Intern will learn about the property management industry in an established and growing property management firm with a portfolio of about 80 apartment buildings.

Duties may include assistance in obtaining bids, reconciling accounts, researching discrepancies, compliance with various NYC agencies, various administrative, customer service or marketing activities.

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The New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) at Queensborough Community College

Major(s): All majors

NYPIRG works on several major campaigns each semester.  The projects include a wide range of organizing opportunities including planning events, coalition building, outreach & education, receiving media coverage.  We work in areas of environmental advocacy, higher education, MTA advocacy, consumer protection, hunger & homelessness.

NYPIRG is known for several policies, because of student intern’s success at advocating for them.  Past students are responsible for winning a tuition freeze from 2016-2017 school year; collecting thousands of non-perishable items for our campus pantry; advocating to get the Q30 & 27 buses to stop at QCC; creating the unlimited metro card and metro card bus/subway free transfer and many, many more.

This internship must be done for credit.

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Catholic Charities NY

We are in need of Court Volunteer Support volunteers for throughout December. Please sign up here Court Volunteer Support  to choose the date and times you can volunteer. December 6, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21st and 28th.

What: We are in need of  5 volunteers (non-lawyers, preferably Spanish-speakers, but bilingual in any other language is helpful) to help our legal team with an event at court. It will be a whole-day event ‎and we will need translators, runners (to bring people from the courtrooms to the room where we will be helping them with asylum applications), and assistance making copies of completed applications.

When: 6, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21st and 28th 

Two Shifts: MORNING (8:30 am to 12:30 pm) AFTERNOON (1 pm to 5 pm)

Where: 26 Federal Plaza

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Lighthouse Guild Vision + Health

Client Services Representatives

The Lighthouse Guild - Diagnostics Treatment Center offers person-centered care including low vision, cardiology, diabetes care and endocrinology, mental health and psychiatry, nephrology, neurology, occupational therapy, optometry, physical therapy, podiatry, and primary care. Our diabetes care includes our Maxine and John M. Bendheim ADA recognized Diabetes Self-Management Education program.

The basis of the Lighthouse Guild Volunteer Ambassador Program was formed with a goal of creating a “client-centered” care model that would enable us to improve the quality of care and customer service provided to Lighthouse Guild clients. At the heart of this initiative are volunteers who, through their support as client service representatives, will help us provide better care and more efficient service to Lighthouse Guild clients.

Qualifications

  • Must be flexible and a self-starter who can adapt in a fast changing environment.
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to outstanding customer service.
  • Must be friendly with excellent communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working in a doctor’s office, hospital or other health care facility is preferred.
  • More...

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Fastenal - Sales & Store Operations Internship

Who is Fastenal?

Fastenal was founded in 1967 in Winona, MN by company Chairman, Bob Kierlin. From this beginning, Fastenal has expanded to become the fastest growing full-line industrial distributor, and is now the largest fastener distributor in the nation. Our service-oriented business network currently includes a strategic system of 14 Distribution Centers in North America, a fleet of over 180 company-owned semi-trucks and trailers and over 2,600 Store sites.

Fastenal owns and operates over 2,600 stores with locations in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Central and South America, Europe, China, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. Each store utilizes local inventory, outside sales staff, and on-site delivery vehicles to help save our customers’ time and money.

What is the internship?

With more than 2,600 stores throughout the country and plans to add more, taking an internship with Fastenal can pave the way for an exciting future. Offered at store locations around the country, these internships are designed to provide interns with exposure to every area of our wholesale stores in order to develop operations and technical expertise in a wide range of functions.

The internship is designed to familiarize candidates with the operation of a Fastenal store and prepare them for a future in store management. It is a 12-week experience in one of our 2,600 store locations. The intern will rotate through various store functions including inside and outside sales, distribution, marketing, merchandizing, procurement, and other support areas to get a broad view of the wholesale industrial industry, all while having an impact on the successful operation and management of a Fastenal store.

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Mount Sinai School of Medicine Adolescent Health Center - Clinical Research Intern

Major(s): Health Related Sciences, Medical Office Assitant

The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center (MSAHC) is seeking a Clinical Research Intern to work on studies of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in adolescent females and males. The purposes of these studies are to examine the risk of HPV in these populations and the effectiveness of the HPV vaccine against cervical (females), penile (males), anal and oral HPV infection. This position concentrates heavily on recruitment and retention of adolescent female and male participants. Candidates should have experience in health education and feel extremely comfortable talking with adolescents about reproductive health and anatomy. Candidates should be detail oriented and have great interpersonal skills. Interns must be willing to provide a time commitment of at least 8 hours per week. Office hours are 9am to 5pm. The internship is unpaid.

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Volunteer Administrative Support - South Bronx Community Center

Administrative Guru needed for our busy South Bronx Community Center.

Mature and compassionate volunteer needed to provide case management support. Duties may include: phone support, welcoming clients, data entry, managing the case managers schedule, archiving and possibly assist with Information and Referral.

The ideal volunteer candidate will have a background in case management, is a great listener and attentive. Additional Information: Flexible Hours (Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5:00pm) available for the right person.

To SIGN UP VISIT  South Bronx Community Center

Current Internship Opportunities for your consideration

Queens Borough President's Office Internship

Major(s): All majors, Marketing, Political Science, pre-Law

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz is accepting applications for the spring semester. The internship will provide an invaluable hands-on experience in the Borough President’s office with a greater understanding of municipal government. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, conducting research, responding to constituent inquiries and assisting department heads with projects. Students must be able to work a minimum of 8 to 10 hours per week. This internship is non-paid, but we are willing to work with universities to obtain credit.

Qualified applicants will possess a professional and courteous demeanor, excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task. This is an excellent opportunity for college students seeking government experience. All majors are encouraged to apply. Queens residents are preferred, but not required. Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter to gdefazio@queensbp.org


Social Media Intern

Rosedale Jets Football Association is a non-for-profit Company. We engages in Sports Activities for children ages 6-13 years old in Southern Queens.

The intern hired for this position will work with our staff, while working on real projects that will help us grow. The intern will gain Hands on experience; Customer Service; Project management experience and Networking Opportunities.

Responsibilities included

  1. Online Registration
  2. Events and paraphrenia online sales
  3. Managing Members Platform benefits and information
  4. Contribute to Website redesign project
  5. Monitor and post on Social Network

Requirements

Students applying for this internship should be Marketing/Business or Information Technology majors, experience with Web applications. You are expected to work 5-10 hours a week and will be paid a small stipend. To apply please submit your resume to karikarilaw@gmail.com


Marketing Intern

We are looking for a quality intern in the Marketing Department for our Home Care Agency. This person would assist the department with sales assistance, data, research, etc. There is no telemarketing at all.

To apply either e-mail your resume to Mr. Steven Miller, Director of Marketing and Outreach or call him at (718) 475-1363.


Volunteer Services Department - Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

As an integral part of Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, our purpose is to provide an efficient and caring volunteer staff, which offers an extra dimension of care and services to patients, residents, families and visitors, as well as supportive services to the staff.

Before you become a volunteer at JHMC, you must arrange for an interview to discuss areas of interest and requirements. The process takes approximately 2-4 weeks. All volunteers must provide a photo ID, current medical clearance, references, and appropriate working papers for teens (minimum 16 years of age). If accepted, all volunteers must attend a four-hour orientation. After attendance of orientation you will be contacted again to set up a schedule and start date.

Once all paperwork is completed:
A three month commitment or 150 hours of service is required.

Benefits
Make a difference in someone else's life. Invitation to our annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony. Letter of Reference

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
Axel Building
134-20 Jamaica Avenue, Room 405
Jamaica, New York 11418
(718) 206-6000 Ext. 4078


Internships Program / BQE Media - Queens Ledger - Greenpoint Star Weekly Newspaper Group

This 12-week program will require between 10 and 15 hours per week and has a focus on one of the 5 tracks. We give a stipend of $300 for expenses given to the student throughout the 12 weeks as long as the student continue to show up and works the required hours. There could be some weekend work. Candidates will not be considered unless they have a grasp of social media AND have at least 250 Facebook friends, 250 Instagram followers or 250 Twitter followers. Experience in operating a Facebook fan page is a plus.

  1. Writing Track
  2. Business Writing - developing dynamic marketing campaigns for clients
  3. Media Social Network Track - Event Marketing and/or News
  4. Design & Advertising Track
  5. Photography in Media Track

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Previous Internship Opportunities for your consideration

Quality NY

Looking for a quality intern in the Marketing Department for our home care agency. This person would assist the department with sales assistance, data, research, etc.

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Internship Programs / BQE Media - Queens Ledger - Greenpoint Star Weekly Newspaper Group

This 12-week program will require between 10 and 15 hours per week and has a focus on one of themario 5 tracks. We give a stipend of $300 for expenses given to the student throughout the 12 weeks as long as the student continue to show up and works the required hours. There could be some weekend work. Candidates will not be considered unless they have a grasp of social media AND have at least 250 Facebook friends, 250 Instagram followers or 250 Twitter followers. Experience in operating a Facebook fan page is a plus.

  1. Writing Track
    This track will consist of three components.
    Part A: Covering a beat for your own blog. Students will operate a blog or a few sites for a local beat of their choosing and be responsible for updating it with neighborhood information three times per week.
    Part B: Covering a beat for newspapers. Students will also generate traditional news articles on their beat to be published in our newspapers and website. Strong articles will necessitate monitoring local blogs, developing sources within the community and conducting significant research. On occasion, students will be asked to layout their content for the newspaper utilizing Indesign, which will be taught.
    Part C: News reporting. Students will also have a chance to hone their feature writing, with opportunities to write profiles, business features and magazine articles for our quarterly magazine.
    This also has the student developing and utilizing social media to disseminate stories. Students will be asked to tailor the same story for multiple digital platforms, including aggregating news for email notifications to our subscribers. This will involve local news subscription development.
  2. Business Writing – developing dynamic marketing campaigns for clients
    Business writing. Public Relations type writing and/or reporting. Intern will be given two stories per week to write about a business person, a business itself, a new venture or restaurant. There will be some video work in this track as well. Students will then be given the opportunity to work with our marketing specialists in the design and discussions with our clients on promoting and marketing through print, digital and social platforms – while measuring response and adjusting the strategy. This emerging field is emerging as a skill the major news and web firms require. Amazon, GOOGLE look for this skill.
  3. Media Social Network Track - Event Marketing and/or News
    Create, maintain & promote group of news-centric hyper-local social media platforms including our emerging facebook, instagram and twitter brands as well as use our digital news platforms to push news and information. Manage social media marketing for events that we help non-profit organizations run. This individual will also help us run our own events – we run 4 events per year.
  4. Design & Advertising Track
    Magazine design and production - including placing video, audio, flash and flip platform production on our web sites. Advertising design for Newspapers , magazines and web sites, Indesign layout - illustrator - photoshop for advertising design. We will show the student the balance between the printed product and related web sites. The student will be responsible to clients and editors. Note: Art/design skill is required.
  5. Photography in Media Track
    Student will learn about taking great news photos and using Photoshop. Slideshows on the web. News & feature photography for newspapers, magazines, web. Student will cover everything to business openings to fires to breaking news.

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NYS Assembly Campaign

Major(s): All Majors, Social Science, Political Science, Urban Planning-

Dan Quart’s campaign for NYS Assembly

The campaign is looking for bright, energetic individuals who want to learn the nuts and bolts of how a campaign works and help elect a Democratic Assembly member.

Hours are completely flexible with a small requirement, and the campaign team is a lot of fun. No experience necessary. You will walk out the door at the end of the internship knowing how to run a local field program, as well as having met some really great friends.

The 2016 intern and fellowship programs are designed to be an enriching educational experience, where participants will engage in daily field activities, learn from and have access to seasoned campaign staff.

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Be aware that The Office of Career Services will be sending you a notice in your weekly TigerMail “Newsletter” alerting you to NEW internship opportunities that become available. Many of them have time sensitive information. If you find one that you want information about, make sure to print the information about the opportunity you’re interested in and bring it with you.

Thank you for your attention.

Susanne Grossman,
Office of Career Services
Internship Coordinator/Placement Advisor
L-429
(718) 631-6297

View previous internship opportunities

Cultural Centers

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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.

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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.

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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.