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 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.

Steve Israel for Congress - College Internship Program

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.

Job Description:
Interns will perform a variety of tasks throughout the campaign. The following is a list of the most frequently required tasks:

  • Assist Field Organizer in daily activities.
  • Execute the field plan created by the Field Director.
  • Conduct voter outreach following specific data driven voter targeting to maximize turnout on Election Day.
  • Recruit and train new volunteers for voter outreach.
  • Use the Voter Activation Network (VAN) database to enter and track voter data.
  • Participate in GOTV the weekend before the election.

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.


Tony Avella for State Senate

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, with a brief description of your interests, which role you prefer, and your availability. For interns, please also send a resume.

The New York County District Attorney's Office Human Resources

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.

Internship Prerequisites

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.


Cooke & Co

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

Thank you!

Assistant Patient Navigator Internship Program

Sponsored by
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:

  • Gouverneur Health (located at: 227 Madison Street, Manhattan, 10002)
  • Kings County Hospital Center (located at: 451 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, 11203)
  • Metropolitan Hospital Center (located at: 1901 1st Avenue, Manhattan, 10029)
  • Queens Hospital Center (located at: 82-68 164th Street, Jamaica, 11432)


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).

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


  • 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


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:
Jeff Kohn
Community Liaison/ Internship Coordinator Office of Borough President Melinda Katz
120-55 Queens Boulevard

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.

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.

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;


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


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.


  • 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.


New York Families for Autistic Children

164014 Cross Bay Boulevard Howard Beach, NY 11411

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 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.


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.


Brighter Babies Early Development Center

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

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.

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.

Contact Sabina Midura, Assistant Director, at 718-786-2273 or

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.



Global fashion show organiser J Model Management ( 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 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.


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)


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
(718) 631-6297