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 MLopez@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.

Below are Internship Opportunities for your consideration.

Children's Rescue Fund Career Opportunities

The Children’s Rescue Fund project focuses on the rehabilitation and empowerment of the needy and most vulnerable in our society – homeless families, mothers and their children. The focal point of Children’s Rescue Fund is to aid in the restoration of human dignity by empowering the family with the skills and tools necessary for meaningful, independent living. Children’s Rescue Fund is committed to assisting displaced families and mothers in their recovery from the plight of homelessness, and above all to ensure that the children are afforded the right to education, health care, family-life and self- preservation.

Open Positions:

  • Safety Supervisor
  • Caseworker Supervisor (Cluster Model)
  • Caseworker (Social Services)
  • Housing Relocation Specialist
  • Career Event Social Services

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Spanish Language Translation & Interpretation Internships

The Spanish Language Unit at the New York County District Attorney's Office provides Spanish Language Interpretation and translation services for the investigation and prosecution of criminal cases. Under close supervision, qualified translator interns will have the opportunity to translate bi-directionally into English and Spanish, and to proffread translations for accuracy. Translation materials include legal documents, statemetns, and audio recordings. Interpreter interns will make use of their verbal skills by interpreting during in-house interviews. Interns will also assist with screening and summarizing Spanish audio recordings, in written or oral form, and in producing accurate transcriptions and translations, among other lanugage related tasks.

Requirements: Applicants must be currently entrolled as a junior or senior in college or in a graduate program. They must possess a strong bi-cultural awareness as well as a strong ability to speak, write, and use idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms in both English and Spanish. Prior knowledge of legal language is not required.

Time Commitment: Internships are available during the Fall (September - December), Spring (February - May) and Summer (June - August). A stipend or school credit is available.

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ALITALIA-CAI SPRING 2014 Internship Opportunity

Alitalia-Compagnia Aerea Italiana S.p.A. has the need for a college intern to assist digital media and marketing analysis in the Marketing Department.

INTERNSHIP POSITION DESCRIPTION
Alitalia-CAI is the major airline of Italy that sells air travel via Alitalia’s US website and through travel agents. The Company is constantly striving to increase its penetration of sales on Alitalia.com’s US site leveraging various channels while at the same time respecting the annual marketing budget. Marketing channels include but are not limited to: Alitalia’s digital platform, Social Media, Display advertising and direct/electronic communications.

Internship role will include guaranteeing Alitalia’s consistent presence in Social Media. Responsibilities also include monitoring of Alitalia’s US website and assistance with analysis of external media sources that could position Alitalia in front of strategically targeted audiences. The intern will also be responsible for performance tracking of Alitalia’s website as well as campaign effectiveness.

SKILLS LEARNED
Generally, the intern will learn the skills associated with effective marketing solutions and the critical role digital marketing including social media plays for the company. S/he will also gain specific understanding of the functioning of international airlines within the US market.

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Opera Singers Initiative Internship Opportunity

Opera Singers Initiative is a nonprofit organization dedicated to mentoring and supporting artists. We are seeking to engage a Finance intern to assist with our bookkeeping and accounting needs this season.

Job Title: Finance and Accounting Internship

Role Summary: Bookkeeping and Basic Accounting

Start date: ASAP

End date: on-going

Tasks: QuickBooks; Help with Grant proposals; Keeping accurate financial records, processing income, receipt and payments; Balancing accounts; Raising purchase orders; Invoicing; Ensuring there is a clear record of financial transactions; Preparing statements; Maintain financial files and records and ensure transactions are properly recorded.

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Be Relax is looking for Certified Massage Therapists for its new spa at JFK Airport

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

Candidates must:

  • Maintain a current State of NEW YORK Massage Therapist License in accordance with the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Professions, Board of Massage Therapy allowing him or her to perform Chair, Table, and Foot massages.
  • demonstrate Extraordinary customer service and retail skills.
  • be self-motivated, flexible, committed, a team-player, possess a sales driven attitude and be available on early mornings, late evenings, week-ends and holidays.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing excellent massage services
  • Increasing personal sales by up-selling and promoting retail items to their customers.
  • Increasing team sales by cross-selling.
  • Effectively performing operations functions: spa opening and closing, operating the cash register, maintaining the cleanliness of the spa.
  • Adhering to all sanitary requirements as dictated by Be Relax and State laws.

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Google Policy Fellowship program

What is the Google Policy Fellowship program?

The Google Policy Fellowship program offers students interested in Internet and technology policy the opportunity to spend the summer working on these issues at public interest organizations in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America. Students will work for 10 weeks over the summer of 2014.

Eligibility

Are there any age restrictions on participating?

Yes. You must be 18 years of age or older by January 1, 2014 to be eligible to participate in Google Policy Fellowship program in 2014.

Are there citizenship requirements for the Fellowship?

You must be eligible and authorized to work in the country of your fellowship. Google cannot provide guidance or assistance on obtaining the necessary documentation to meet this criteria.

Who is eligible to participate as a student in Google Policy Fellowship program?

In order to participate in the program, you must be a student. Google defines a student as an individual enrolled in or accepted into an accredited institution including (but not necessarily limited to) colleges, universities, masters programs, PhD programs and undergraduate programs. Eligibility is based on enrollment in an accredited university by January 1, 2014.

You may be enrolled as a full-time or part-time student. You must be eligible and authorized to work in the country of your fellowship. Google cannot provide guidance or assistance on obtaining the necessary documentation to meet this criteria.

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To view previous internship opportunities, click here.

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.

Mario Lopez,
Office of Career Services
Interim Internship Coordinator/Placement Advisor
L-429
(718) 631-6297