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.

Below are Internship Opportunities for your consideration.

New York State Assemblywoman Michaelle C.Solages, 22nd District

District Office Internship Program

Description of Internship:
The following description is an internship opportunity to participate in the daily operations of the New York State Legislator’s District Office in metro New York Area. Interns are assigned to work with staff responsible for legislative or administrative operations. An intern’s time is divided between projects and support work (data entry, copying, mailroom duty and answering phones). There will be opportunities to be civically engaged with the day to day operations of staff, community members and other decision makers.

Duties will vary based on an intern’s skills, experience, and interests. Duties will regularly include constituent correspondence, casework, answering telephones, research, and assisting in legislative and office duties. A concerted effort is made to ensure that students’ educational and professional goals are met.

Interns must commit to a minimum of ten hours per week for the duration of the school semester (minimum of 3 months).

Compensation:
Unpaid Internship. Student may obtain college credit in exchange for hours worked.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Effective and professional phone manner
  • Computer experience and good typing ability
  • Punctuality
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete tasks efficiently and thoroughly
  • Interest in state government, public service and current events
  • Willingness to receive directions and undertake unfamiliar tasks
  • Ability to complete complex tasks without supervision

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Queens Borough President Fall Internships

The Queens Borough President is seeking motivated interns for the fall semester. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the inner workings of city government and gain hands on experience working in politics. Interns will assist with a variety of projects and general office duties. Applicants should have a sincere interest in public service, must be able to work a minimum of 8 to 10 hours per week. This is for credit, college students and graduate students are encouraged to apply. This position is unpaid, but we are willing to work with universities to obtain credit.

All majors are encouraged to apply, please send a resume and cover letter to: JKohn@queensbp.org
Jeff Kohn
Community Liaison/ Internship Coordinator Office of Borough President Melinda Katz
120-55 Queens Boulevard
718-286-0643

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation

Fall 2014 Undergraduate Internship Opportunity
Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and AIDS Project, New York

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and AIDS Project of the ACLU's National Office in New York City seeks undergraduate interns for the Fall of 2014. A stipend is available for those students who do not receive outside funding and/or course credit. Arrangements can be made with educational institutions for work/study or course credit.

INTERNSHIP OVERVIEW
The internship requires an 8-10 week commitment with a preferred start date of September 9, 2014. The internship is part-time with weekly hours that are negotiable. The number of interns accepted varies.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Interns will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience by working alongside the LGBT and AIDS Project Staff. Interns will gain experience by:

  • Providing support with tracking and responding to intakes;
  • Conducting general, legal and policy research relating to current and prospective cases;
  • Tracking state-level legislation related to LGBT issues and AIDS;
  • Maintaining case records and compiling press files;
  • Working on other projects as assigned;

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Planet Payment Inc.

The Technical Support Intern will provide excellent desktop/laptop and mobile devices support to HQ and remote business users and provide first tier support for our Windows Active Directory based network.  Candidates must be comfortable interfacing with end users and customers and be able to maintain a high level of service and professionalism. An ideal candidate will be able to quickly learn new technologies and adapt in a fast paced environment. He or She needs to be comfortable working independently as well as being a member of a team as the situation requires. The candidate should be capable of maintaining thorough notes as well as consistent customer communication as tickets are being processed. In addition the candidate must be able to coordinate multiple tasks and see them each through to completion.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide first tier troubleshooting, diagnosis and timely resolution to staff
  • Assist users with requests submitted via phone, email and automated ticketing system
  • Diagnose and resolve issues with: Microsoft Windows, MS Office Applications and SharePoint.
  • Image of new laptops/desktops and perform break/fix.
  • Administer users in Active Directory
  • Provide system administration and support
  • Adhere to IT access-management and change control procedures

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Communications Internship

Sponsor Description
Sauti Yetu Center for African Women, Inc. is a sponsor of the BringBackOurGirlsNYC (BBOGNYC) initiative, which rallies support in Greater New York and the United States for the Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram. BBOGNYC supports the development of women's rights, an effective government and civil society within Nigeria in order to change the conditions that permitted the kidnapping.

Responsibilities

  • Follow media threads relating to the kidnapped girls, including latest news about the BBOGNYC initiative.
  • Gather information needed for BBOGNYC media releases and media appearances
  • Write and edit communications materials, such as bios and briefing documents.
  • Compile internal communication materials and media clips.

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New York Families for Autistic Children

164014 Cross Bay Boulevard Howard Beach, NY 11411
347-566-3122
www.nyfac.org

Internship requirements for New York Families for Autistic Children (NYFAC):

NYFAC is looking for interns for our IT and Marketing departments.

Skills should include, but are not limited to, social media, graphic arts, web design, etc. Knowledge of Word Press a definite plus.

Flexible hours.

To apply email Tonia Cimino, Director of Development, at tonia@nyfac.org or call 347-566-3122 ext. 305.

HRTP internship opportunities for fall 2014

HRTP: A Public Health Internship Program of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is pleased to inform you that the application period for our fall 2014 internship program will open on July 15th and close on August 15th, 2014. Please note, to submit an application, students will have to create a user ID/ log on NYC Med. For more information about the program, for instructions on how to apply or to complete an application, please visit our website. Applications and supplemental documents for the fall 2014 session are due on August 15th, 2014. Late applications will not be considered.

For full consideration, HRTP should receive the following postmarked on or before the deadline:

  1. An electronic application
  2. A current resume
  3. A personal statement/ essay
  4. An official transcript from your current institution
  5. One letter of recommendation and the recommendation form

Open to undergraduate, graduate and professional school students of public health, health education, laboratory sciences, medicine, social work, environmental engineering, public administration, accounting, mathematics, computer science, law, nursing and the social sciences, HRTP offers dynamic internships in public health research, community health outreach and education, fieldwork, laboratory work and public health administration.

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Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand, US Senator for NY

Internship Opportunities

We expect a great deal from our interns. Candidates will have a diverse, challenging experience and make a genuine contribution to Senator Gillibrand's work on behalf of New York and the nation.

Internship opportunities are available in each of Senator Gillibrand's following offices: Washington, D.C., New York City, Melville, Albany, Syracude, Rochester, and Buffalo.

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Brighter Babies Early Development Center

Brighter Babies
Early Development Center
50-09 2nd Street L.I.C, N.Y 11101
718-786-CARE (2273)
www.brighterbabieslic.com

WHO WE ARE:
We are an early development center focused on providing quality child care services to infants and toddlers. We opened in late 2011 and focus on children ages 3 months - 3 years old to the Long Island City area.

WHO WE WANT:
We are currently searching for substitute teachers/ floaters. We are an Early Development Center with children ages 3 months to 3 years. We currently have 5 classrooms and 20 staff members.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Sabina Midura, Assistant Director, at 718-786-2273 or sabina@brighterbabieslic.com

Ruben Willis Council Member 28th District, Queens

The Council of the City of New York

Students interning with my offices will have the opportunity to learn about the legislative process and get a firsthand look at how local government works. Duties will include researching legislative issues, attending committee hearings/community meetings, and provide administrative support to my staff as well as assist with special projects and events. An internship in my office will also allow students to see how city government helps New Yorkers throughout South Queens.

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VOLUNTEER AT 1WTC FASHION PHENOMENON

Global fashion show organiser J Model Management (www.jmodelmanagement.co.uk) is providing an excellent opportunity for students of all majors and backgrounds to volunteer at the highly anticipated J Summer Fashion Show at the first ever fashion phenomenon at One World Trade Center between 21 and 26 June 2014.

The Opportunity
Students and graduates who would like to take advantage of the upcoming backstage/dresser opportunity shall

  • Email their CV and Cover Letter to internship@jmodelmanagement.co.uk by 6 June 2014.
  • Be invited to an interview at our New York office on 10 and 11 June 2014 if they get shortlisted.
  • Join the training for backstage dressing and event coordinating between 22 and 26 June 2014 at our New York Office and 1WTC.
  • Receive a customized recommendation letter after the work experience to significantly enrich their CV.

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Jet Tax Service, Inc.

Position: Accounting Assistant/Bookkeeper in an entrepreneurial accounting firm

Job description:

  • Organizing and categorizing client files to prepare various tax returns throughout the year
  • Communicating with clients regarding upcoming tax filings and due dates
  • Bookkeeping and financial record analysis using Quickbooks and Microsoft Excel

Time Frame: 6 months-1 year (longer if agreed upon)

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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.

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