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.
U.S. Congresswoman Grace Meng is serving her first term in the United States House of Representatives. Grace represents the Sixth Congressional District of New York encompassing the New York City borough of Queens, including west, central and northeast Queens.
Grace is the first Asian-American member of Congress from New York, and the first female Member of Congress from Queens since former Vice Presidential nominee Geraldine Ferraro.
Our program is designed to provide unique opportunities to learn first-hand about the political and legislative process and the interaction between the Congresswoman and her constituency. This is a non-paid internship. This program is worthwhile for students to develop an understanding of the various levels of government and the relationship they have with the local communities.
Majors: All Majors
Reading Partners NYC is a nonprofit literacy organization that empowers community members city-wide to tutor in elementary schools. Tutors work one-on-one with students using our evidence-based, easy-to-follow curriculum. This semester, you can work with Reading Partners in one of our 14 schools to learn about education and literacy, and to make a difference in the life of a child!
Reading Partners interns are eligible for Cooperative Education credits. You can also volunteer with a commitment of as little as one hour per week.
Majors: Communications and Theatre Arts; Business
Job Description: Gotham Casting is looking for a Casting Intern. This will be an internship for the Fall Semester.
You will be responsible for assisting casting directors in all aspect of casting from scouting and recruiting during street casting or researching cast online.
We are looking for a variety of skills:
Interns will be needed 2 days a week
All Majors; Criminal Justice; Law
If you’re interested in internships in Law you should look at the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. All internships are posted on: http://ACLU.ORG
Majors: All Majors, History, Social Work, Psychology, Speech Communications and Theatre Arts.
KHRCA at Queensborough Community College
Responsibilities: students will spend a portion of the semester exploring the backgrounds of the Holocaust and meeting people who became victims of the many tragic events that took place during this period. The interns will be required to interview a local Holocaust survivor and document his/her story.
Majors: Computer Science; Computer Information Systems Students
The CUNY IT Specialists Internship Program provides currently enrolled CUNY students with paid internships—starting rates average from $12 to $14 an hour—at participating NYC government agencies in Helpdesk/Technical Support, Programming, Databases, GIS,Web Development & IT Business Analysis.
To be eligible for an internship, students must register an account and post their resumes in our online resume database. Registering with us gives students access to job announcements and notifications about free technical training. City agency partners also have access to the database and often contact students directly to set up interviews.
Engineering, Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Management
Employer Name: NYC School Construction Authority (SCA)
Contact: Ruby Saake
Contact Address: 30-30 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101
The School Construction Authority (SCA) was established by the New York State Legislature in December 1988 to build new public schools and manage the design, construction and renovation of capital projects in New York City's more than 1,200 public school buildings, half of which were constructed prior to 1949. The SCA is solely accountable for planning, real estate, and budgeting, as well as the scoping, design and construction of new schools, additions and capital improvements to existing schools.
Attention CUNY Computer Science &
Computer Information Systems Students!
If you answered YES to all of these questions, read on!
The CUNY Institute for Software Design and Development, in partnership with the New York City Council and a network of New York City-based start-ups, is launching CUNY Tech Apprenticeship Program (CUNY-TAP, formerly the Advanced Software Development Program) to begin in the fall of 2015. The program, which will provide one year of immersive training to a select group of motivated and talented CUNY computer science and computer information systems students, will culminate in the summer of 2015 in a full-time, paid 12+ week placement at a local technology firm.
Complex Media is looking for editorial interns to join our Sports channel for the fall semester. Candidates must be enrolled in college and should be able to dedicate at least 2-3 days per week.
Complex needs interns who are flexible, willing to learn, and dedicated hard workers. Working in the editorial department will give interns the opportunity to gain invaluable editorial skills and learn the web and print processes.
Please include your resume, cover letter, and writing sample(s). Please specify which days you are available.
All Majors: Facilities Intern Solicitation
Lighthouse Guild is the leading not-for-profit vision + healthcare organization with a longstanding heritage of serving the needs of people who are blind or visually impaired, as well as those with multiple disabilities or chronic mental conditions. We have a new internship opportunity in our Facilities department.
Job Summary: The volunteer will assist maintenance workers by conducting routine building maintenance work. Intern will perform semiskilled and unskilled manual tasks related to the maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds, equipment, and appliances. Work assignments may be in any of the building trades.
Principle duties and responsibilities
Job purpose: The Administrative Assistant helps support the day-to-day operation of the office.
Position type: Volunteer/Intern position for 1-2 semesters. Schedule can be discussed and is flexible; training available.
Primary duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the executive director, the Administrative Assistant will perform a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:
Job purpose: The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the overall delivery of services by volunteers, and the support and training of volunteers with Life Light.
Position type: Volunteer/intern to stipend position for 1-2 semesters.
Primary duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the executive director, the Volunteer Coordinator will perform a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:
Job purpose: The Social Media Support Specialist is responsible for supporting the ongoing management and growth of Life Light’s social media presence in alignment with business strategies and long-term vision.
Position type: Internship position for 1-2 semesters.
Primary duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the executive director, the Social Media Specialist will perform a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:
Life Light Street Productions is located in Jamaica, Queens. Life Light Street Productions is a non-profit organization that uses media production training to introduce young adults to documentary film production and career exploration. We work with youth with a criminal justice history, in addition to youth from under resourced communities.
Participants will learn a set of skills related to documentary production, professional communication and interpersonal relationships, including: Developing ideas for documentaries, research and writing for documentaries, organizing and conducting interviews for documentaries, planning a documentary project, working with cameras, general audio and video technology, editing techniques, legal and ethical considerations of documentary filmmaking and critical thinking about television media.
The media production training is used as an intervention tool for youth vulnerable to gang involvement or living in communities of greatest need. Life Light’s mission is to help instill hope for a second chance, to develop knowledge in television production and college preparation, and to build access to professional networks and alternative career paths.
Liberty Tax Service is seeking 2 Marketing interns to assist with Social media marketing, creating and implementing marketing campaigns and recruitment strategies.
Major(s): All Majors, Social Science, Political Science, Environmental concerns, Psychology
NYPIRG, the New York Public Interest Research Group, is your student advocacy group at QCC. We are a student-directed non-profit organization on 18 campuses across New York.
We work on a variety of issues including: higher education affordability, hunger and homelessness, consumer protection, voter mobilization and environmental protection.
We offer an internship for 3 or 6 academic credits through QCC's urban studies internship program. Interning with NYPIRG is an amazing, hands on way to hone your skills in public speaking, media outreach, coalition building, event planning, and time management.
Major(s): Communications, Office Admin. Tech.
NBC is looking to hire an intern for the Fall 2014 semester. The program runs September 15th-December 12th with the NBC Advertising Standards Department. It is a paid internship!
The intern's responsibilities, among other duties, will encompass:
Academic Year & Summer - College Internship Program
The New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) is a public sector entity, responsible for building new public schools and managing the design, construction and renovation of capital projects in New York City's more than 1,200 public school buildings.
Our mission is to design and construct safe, attractive and environmentally sound public schools for children throughout the many communities of New York City. We are dedicated to building and modernizing schools in a responsible, cost-effective manner while achieving the highest standards of excellence in safety, quality and integrity.
Major(s): Education, English, Speech Communications and Theatre Arts, Psychology, Social Work
Help a student succeed. Become a Reading Partner.
Who We Are
Reading Partners is a local nonprofit that provides literacy intervention to students in 14 NYC elementary schools. We partner community volunteers with at-risk students who are reading 6 months to 2 ½ years behind grade level.
Congressman Steve Israel was first elected to Congress in 2000. Following the 2010 census and redistricting, Congressman Israel was elected to represent the newly drawn 3rd Congressional District on the North Shore of Long Island.
Congressman Israel’s 2014 campaign is looking for motivated college students to add to the team of dedicated interns. The internship will start in early September and last until Election Day – November 4, 2014.
Interns will perform a variety of tasks throughout the campaign. The following is a list of the most frequently required tasks:
If there is anything not listed above that you are interested in or if you have any questions about the previously listed tasks do not hesitate to discuss it with your field organizer.
Subject: Great Opportunities for all students
We here at Tony Avella for State Senate are looking to expand our team by reaching out to students who are interested in working on an exciting local State Senate race. Campaign volunteers and interns are vital to our success!
Campaign Volunteers have the opportunity to work on everything from canvassing to outreach to fundraising. If you can donate an hour or commit to a regular schedule, and everything in between, we can use your help! We offer flexible hours and the chance to help make change happen.
Campaign Interns have the opportunity to work in structured environment, on the substantive needs of the campaign. Intern assignments vary widely, and we strive to develop internships that are focused on the intern’s scholastic or professional interests. Interns are expected to commit to a regular schedule, and are offered practical experience and the chance to learn how a political campaign is built from the ground up. We can work with you to obtain course credit, as well.
We are also looking for Canvassers for Primary day (September 9th). Going door to door and encouraging people to get out and vote will be the final knot that ties all of our work together. This is a crucial part of our planned success and would be a wonderful opportunity for any student. Primary Day would be an excellent experience to take part in.
Being involved in our campaign will allow students to gain a first hand insight into local politics, fine tune your personal skills/persuasive techniques, work in a team setting, and network/build references for your resume.
To apply, contact us at TonyAvellaForNewYork@gmail.com, with a brief description of your interests, which role you prefer, and your availability. For interns, please also send a resume.
Interpreters needed-Criminal Justice -The New York County District Attorney Inernships
College Internship - Internship Opportunities
The internship enables college students to gain first-hand exposure to the criminal justice system and local law enforcement in the borough of Manhattan. Students work closely with Assistant District Attorneys and other staff who are investigating and prosecuting criminal cases, providing support to crime victims, assisting with investigations, and analyzing pending legislation, among other tasks. Internship assignments will be based upon the student's interests, skills, and the needs of the office.
Applicants should have a solid academic record, but we consider academic performance to be only one indicator of an applicant’s potential. Equally important are the qualities of personal character, integrity, judgment, and maturity. Prior leadership experience and a demonstrated commitment to public service and the community are valued qualities. We encourage students to have taken at least one criminal law-related class. United States citizenship is not required for internship placement.
Who: Cooke & Co -- a creative strategy shop in Brooklyn (DUMBO) in NYC. We develop advertising, branding, messaging and strategy for big brands and interesting causes.
What: Cooke is interviewing fall interns for positions in strategy, account management and copywriting. The internships will consist of working alongside Cooke&Co's account leads, production lead and creatives to help manage a campaign for a large brand this fall. The agency is small (6 people) so this would be a very hands-on experience. We would be able to provide a monthly stipend and/or school credit.
Please send resume/cover letter to Robyn@cookeand.co
NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation
NYC Department of Health
Deadline?September 11, 2014, 5pm
Internship Overview: Assistant Patient Navigator (APN) Program
The APN Program is a paid internship experience (approximately $12/hour). The program is ideal for undergraduate students, recent graduates, and certificate students in health and human services fields with knowledge of and/or an interest in community health, public health, and health education to gain hands-on experience in the burgeoning patient navigation field.
APNs work with medical staff and Senior Patient Navigators to guide patients through all stages of a colonoscopy, from scheduling an appointment to completion of the procedure.
APNs traditionally intern for at least 12 hours per week (and up to 15 hours/week) for two semesters. Each APN is matched with a hospital site and a Senior Patient Navigator, based upon factors such as the hospital’s location and patient population. The sites participating in the 2014-2015 academic year APN Program are:
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.
Office of Career Services
Internship Coordinator/Placement Advisor