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.

New Internship Opportunities for your consideration

Center for the Women of New York - Accounting Internship

Queens Borough Hall, Room 325
120-55 Queens Boulevard
Kew Gardens, NY 11424

Center for the Women of New York (CWNY) is a voluntary non-profit organization started over 30 years ago to help women gain full equal right and opportunity to fulfill their potential. We are located in Queens Borough Hall. We offer a number of free services such as support group, legal clinic, job club and a series of low cost training classes to help women gain economic independence.

We are seeing an Accounting major with computer skills to assist with our financial record keeping. This is a part-time Accounting Internship.

We can pay for travel and work expenses.

To apply please e-mail resume to:

If you need assistance with your resume please bring your resume printed out and visit the Office of Career Services at Queensboroug Community College in Library room 429 for walk-in hours: Monday 10:00-11:30am or Tuesday or Thursday 2:00-3:00pm. No appointment is necessary during these times.

Mayor's Community Affairs Office Internship

Major(s): All Majors

This is an UNPAID position

The Mayor's Community Affairs Unit (CAU) is the direct link between the Mayor and New York's communities. CAU organizes participation in key mayoral initiatives at the community level through direct contact with community boards, organizations, and city residents. CAU plays an active role in public events across the five boroughs and in connecting to New York's diverse communities.

Interns will gain experience in government and community organizing while working side by side with senior office staff to carry out the Mayor's key initiatives across New York City. Internships with CAU will provide an opportunity to assist with and attend many government and community events and get an inside look at New York City government. Ideal candidates will be highly reliable and motivated, independent, sociable, and comfortable in high pressure situations. This is a perfect opportunity for students focusing on areas such as public affairs, public policy, and political science.

Multiple internships are available. Based on skills and interests, internships may be designated to focus on key constituency, geography, or program areas.

Full time and part time internships are available (minimum 15 hours/wk).

All internships are unpaid; we will complete paperwork necessary for student to receive available college credit.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting Borough Directors and Deputy Commissioners with community engagement and organizing, including meetings, presentations, public activities.
  • Identifying and cultivating relationships and opportunities around major issues, in neighborhoods, or with key constituencies.
  • Planning, preparing for, and attending meetings and events, logistics coordination, and event promotion.
  • Preparing and researching background documents; briefings, summaries, and presentations.
  • Providing overall administrative and project support.
  • Assisting with the development of social media outreach and communications.
  • Helping build and maintain constituent tracking systems, and databases.
  • Maintaining event calendars and databases, logistics coordination, and event promotion
  • Assisting with correspondence and constituent case management.

Preferred Qualification and/or Skills:

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, communication, and analytical skills;
  • Ability to deal with a diverse constituency and work productively under pressure, both as an individual
  • and part of a team;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and general internet research;
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments, including the ability to manage time and work
  • independently, while paying close attention to details in the process of accomplishing tasks and problem
  • solving;
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff, inside and outside of the city and other governmental and nongovernmental agencies and/or organizations;
  • A strong ability to conduct online research and a confidence in navigating social media platforms.
  • Proficiency in a language other than English highly desirable.

Please apply online.

Direct questions to

The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Major(s): All majors

The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders offers full-time internships year round (spring, summer, and fall). Part-time applicants who can commit to at least 20 hours a week will be considered, although the Initiative prioritizes full-time applicants (32-40 hours a week). Internships are available in Washington, DC at the Initiative headquarters.

The Initiative is responsible for the implementation of Executive Order 13515, dated October 14, 2009. Its purpose is to develop, monitor, and coordinate executive branch efforts to improve the quality of life of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) through increased participation in federal programs. The Initiative is housed at the Department of Education but its scope is government-wide.

Interns at the Initiative are responsible for assisting the staff on a wide range of AAPI issues and priorities, including capacity-building, civil rights, data disaggregation, economic development, education, health, immigration, language access, and workforce diversity. In addition, interns will help write policy memos and proposals, draft blogs, assist with communications and social media, coordinate and staff events, and conduct outreach to national and local AAPI organizations and leaders.

Applicants for intern positions must be undergraduates or graduate students who are enrolled at least half-time. Candidates shouldbe familiar with AAPI issues and have outstanding research, writing, communications, and computer skills.

How to Apply:*

If you are interested in applying, please visit the Department of Education's Internship page for detailed instructions and the internship application. Scroll down to How to Apply

Step 1—Students submit intern application
Applicants should apply here: Application Portal specify exactly what term (fall, winter/spring, summer) you are applying for. Or try clicking this link: You may want to have on hand the following:

  • A cover letter, stating which particular offices interest you. Keep in mind that due to the volume of applications received, you may not be assigned to your first-choice office upon acceptance.
  • An up-to-date resume.

Additionally, please send the following to 1. Resume, 2. Cover Letter and 3. Department of Education Internship Application, (print it once you filled it out on the Portal.)

(*If not accepted to this program, your application may be passed onto other federal agencies for consideration.)


Please note that the dates below are approximate. Based on a student's availability and school schedule, internships can begin or end before or after the dates indicated below.

  • Summer
    • Dates of program: May/June through July/August
    • Submission Deadline: March 15

All applicants must be:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Enrolled in a degree-seeking program at an accredited academic institution
  • Authorized to work in the United States

Note: If applicants are not U.S. citizens, but reside in the U.S., the applicant may still be eligible for an internship if the following requirements are met:

  • Must have resided in the United States for three (3) out of the last five (5) years. This ensures an adequate background investigation can be completed.
  • Must either be a lawful permanent resident of the United States or hold a valid F-1 or J-1 visa or have deferred action (DACA) status.
  • Must be enrolled in school in the United States.
  • Must be a citizen from a country that is allied with the United States.
  • A requisite investigation must be conducted on all non-U.S. citizen interns. All investigation materials must be submitted and approval granted by the OM Personnel Security Office prior to commencing the internship.

All internship positions at the Initiative are unpaid. The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.

Warby Parker Summer Internship

New York, NY

Major(s): Business, Marketing, Art and Design, Optometry interest

Warby Parker is looking for dynamic go-getters to join our 2018 Summer Internship program and gain an inside look at what it means to work at a high-growth start-up. As part of our new internship class, you'll have the opportunity to work on department-specific projects, participate in our employee experience events to build relationships with Warby Parker employees, and get exposure to multiple facets of the business through our training and development programs. You'll be working in a fun, fast-paced environment—with plenty of opportunities to learn, grow, and contribute! Up for it?

Who you are:

  • Armed with strong analytical skills and a solution-oriented mindset
  • A proactive self-starter
  • Extremely organized and attentive to detail (almost to a fault!)
  • Methodical and thorough (you follow recipes to a T)
  • Able and excited to work in a fast-paced environment
  • An excellent communicator: in person, over the phone, via email, by carrier pigeon, etc.!
  • Eager to learn a ton and take on new challenges

Program details:

  • Internship dates are June 11 to August 17
  • This is an hourly paid internship (travel arrangements and lodging will not be provided)
  • Our internship program is based in New York City
  • This is an undergraduate internship program
  • The deadline to apply is April 1, 2018

Areas of Interest

  • Brand Management- Brand Design
  • Brand Management - Brand Marketing
  • Brand Management to Social Media
  • Communications
  • E-Commerce & Consumer Insights
  • Experience Design
  • Finance
  • Product Development
  • Retail Development
  • Social Innovation
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology: Data Science
  • Technology: Sys Def
  • Technology: Tech Ops
  • Technology: Vision Tech

Information you will need to provide on the Warby Parker site after you have seen or spoken to the Internship Coordinator at QCC (Please see below: "To apply") :

  • Cover letter
  • Link in Profile
  • If you have a website
  • What skills or experiences make you a strong candidate for our internship?
  • Why are you interested in interning at Warby Parker? What do you hope to learn from an internship?
  • Do you need visa sponsorship now or in the future to work in the US?
  • How did you hear about this job?

To apply please contact: Susanne Grossman, Internship Coordinator/Placement Advisor- Office of Career Services, Library Room 429 or call (718) 631-6297 or e-mail me at with a subject line Warby Parker.

Please make sure that your resume is one page and nicely done with no spelling or grammatical errors.
If you need assistance with your resume our office has walk-in hours to do resume review. No appointment necessary during these hours Monday 10:00-11:30am and Tuesday and Thursday 2:00-3:30pm. Just bring your resume printed out.

Intern, Marketing & Communications - Partnerships

Major(s): Business, Marketing, Communications

This is an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial-minded and highly collaborative individual to support the Partnerships team-NYCEDC's newest department. The group develops and manages EDC's corporate and industry relationships and identifies strategic opportunities for collaboration on new or existing economic development initiatives.

Our Vision: To make New York City the global model for inclusive innovation and economic growth, fueled by the City's diverse people and businesses.

Our Mission: To create shared prosperity across New York City's five boroughs by strengthening neighborhoods and growing good jobs.

The Partnerships Teamat the NYCEDC serves as a front door to businesses looking to stay, expand, or relocate to New York City. To support these efforts, the NYCEDC has created a new position, the Assistant Vice President of Business Development.

This is an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurially-minded and highly collaborative individual to support the Partnerships team-NYCEDC's newest department. The group develops and manages EDC's corporate and industry relationships and identifies strategic opportunities for collaboration on new or existing economic development initiatives.

Your Role:The Marketing and Communications intern will help build out Partnerships' capacity and infrastructure to effectively communicate about EDC's mission and vast portfolio of projects to stakeholders engaged in partnership and business development efforts. The intern will prepare communications content, marketing materials and assist in events as needed. This position is ideal for a college student or recent graduate who is highly motivated by converting ideas and content into high-impact materials.


  • Support the execution of internal and external client communication initiatives
  • Support the development of narratives and messaging about EDC projects to support partnership and business development efforts
  • Create PowerPoint presentations and other marketing materials to support the goals of the Partnerships Team
  • Organize and maintain marketing files, network drives and communications assets
  • Assist with managing the newly launched CRM system
  • Support data analytics and reporting on business outreach
  • Maintain calendar of industry events to advance strategic outreach efforts in a range of industries, such as Creative & Applied Technology, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Smart & Sustainable Cities and Real Estate & Finance
  • Assist with the promotion, including strategy and execution, of EDC business development efforts, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Recent graduate or pursuing a Bachelors in Marketing, Communications or related field
  • Demonstrated success in project management.
  • Creative thinker, with strong planning, organization and execution skills
  • Intellectually curious and takes initiative to tackle projects
  • Proficiency in software programs such as Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Wrike and Microsoft Dynamics
  • Resourceful, self-motivated, efficient and detail oriented.
  • Availability for up to 28 hours per week, across4 days per week (with flexibility)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and requests in a timely manner

About NYCEDC:New York City Economic Development Corporation is the City's primary vehicle for promoting economic growth in each of the five boroughs. NYCEDC's mission is to stimulate job growth through expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment, generate prosperity and strengthen the City's competitive position. NYCEDC serves as an advocate to the business community by building relationships with companies that allow them to take advantage of New York City's many opportunities. Additional information on NYCEDC can be found by visiting

How to Apply: For this internship opportunity please fill our application, upload your resume, and cover letter:

The Apprentice Corps

Major(s): Communications, Digital Services, Marketing, PR, Finance, Artistic Programming, Education, Theater Operations, Production Management

The Apprentice Corps is one of the four separate creative youth development programs within theNew 42nd StreetYouth Corps. Apprentices take on a wide variety of responsibilities within the daily operations of The New 42nd Street and its projects. In addition to providing hands-on involvement in the business of running a nonprofit performing arts organization, these paid employment opportunities also include weekly seminars and workshops on such topics as professionalism, interview skills and resume writing.

The program operates for 12-week terms during the fall, spring and summer. Apprentices are paid for 18-20 hours of work per week.

The following departments offer Apprenticeships in ​Communications (Digital Services, Marketing & Communications, Public Relations)​, ​Development​, Finance​, Artistic Programming, Education​, Theater Operations​, Production Management, ​ andStudio Operations


All applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in school.
  • Be able to work 18-20 hrs/wk; schedules are flexible between 10am and 6pm, Monday through Friday.
  • Be able to attend Wednesday afternoon seminars.
  • Submit a resume and cover letter/personal statement as part of their application. For Summer 2018, be able to work June 4 - August 17.

Students can apply online.

Vilcek Foundation

Major(s): Human Resources-IT and Digital Media Support, Office Admin. Tech

Job Title: Administrative Intern

What We Do

The Vilcek Foundation raises awareness of immigrant contributions in America and fosters appreciation of the arts and sciences.

Who We Are

The foundation was established in 2000 by Jan and Marica Vilcek, immigrants from the former Czechoslovakia. Our mission was inspired by the couple's respective careers in biomedical science and art history, as well as their personal experiences and appreciation for the opportunities offered to them as newcomers to the United States.

Basic Function:

The Vilcek Foundation Intern will provide administrative and logistical support to our Foundation staff and senior management. The intern will be responsible for assisting staff with our various prize programs and arts initiatives. The ideal candidate has a passion for the arts and an interest in nonprofit operations.


Administrative and Research Support to the President and senior staff:

  1. Provide administrative support to CEO, President, and Vice Chairman as needed.
  2. Prepare presentations, printed materials and conduct research to prepare for meetings with Vilcek Foundation affiliates.
  3. Assist as needed with writing, research, and correspondence related to human resources, prize programs, and information technology.
  4. Research potential grantees, non-profit organizations, and verify information (reviewing grantee websites, annual reports, and 990 tax information) related to the foundation's programs.
    1. Assist with drafting correspondence and copyediting as needed.

Human Resources/IT and Digital Media Support:

  1. Assist with document retention including personnel files and human resources correspondence.
  2. Provide administrative support with human resources functions including organizational policies and processes.
  3. Maintain contact and organizational records in Salesforce.
  4. Maintain help desk system and provide support to log calls, tickets, email requests, and take appropriate action.
  5. Assist in maintaining spreadsheets and equipment inventories as needed, as well as other supplies and computer-related materials.
  6. Assist in digitizing correspondence related to insurance, human resources, and invoices.

Other General Requirements:

  1. All staff members are expected to help cover the reception desk and greet visitors as needed.
  2. All staff members are expected to ensure that all forms of communication are handled in a professional and accurate manner.
  3. All staff members are expected to perform additional duties as assigned.
  4. Maintaining a convivial atmosphere and cooperative spirit at the workplace is highly desirable.

The ideal candidate should have prior administrative experience and excellent oral and written communication skills. The position requires a person who is well organized, detail-oriented, and self- motivated. Candidate must also have outstanding interpersonal skills, a professional, courteous manner, and be comfortable interacting with the public. Detailed knowledge of database management programs and applications such as Salesforce (or similar CRM experience preferred), Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Salesforce, FileMaker, Keynote, Mac OS, Internet navigation/search functions, and calendar and database programs is essential.

How To Apply

Please complete and submit your application online

Application reviews will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. The start date is flexible and contingent upon availability (potentially May-August).

This is a paid, seasonal part-time internship (20-30 hours/week) with an hourly wage of $20. We are looking for 1-2 upperclassmen (juniors/seniors) interns.

If you have any questions, please contact

No phone calls, please.

The Vilcek Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. The Vilcek Foundation prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Foundation conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.


Major(s): Marketing

Job Title: Social Media & PR Assistant

Desired Skills:

Organizational Skills

Social Media Marketing

Social Perceptiveness

Social Media Outreach

Job Description:
Looking for experience in the fashion industry? RumbaTime, a New York-based accessories company who are best known for their contemporary and fashionable watches, is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic intern. The right candidate for the job will have a positive attitude at all times, a thorough understanding of the social media space and a knack for organization.

We are looking for someone to help maintain our influencer program, bring in new ideas for growing social engagement, and assisting in executing PR.


  • Assist in our social media strategy
  • Organize digital assets
  • Communicate with influencers
  • Organize and track social media influence
  • Formulating ideas for brand hashtags and social media campaigns - we want you to be involved!
  • Growing our list of social media influencers who could be great RumbaTime ambassadors

Job Qualifications:

  • Passion for learning the in's and out of a small business
  • Experience with Excel, Google Drive and file transfer systems like Dropbox
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent writing and communication skills

Company Description-Job Posting
Launched in 2009 by Drew Deters and Jay Hartington, two best friends reunited in NYC, RumbaTime is both fueled and inspired by their shared passion for adventure, discovery, and living life to the fullest. Fun, fashionable and affordable, every season promises diverse colors and styles across a range of watches and accessories. | @rumbatime

Work Environment: Casual workspace in Tribeca

Position Type: Part Time Internship Paid Job: $12/hr (under 10 employees)

Nationwide: No

City: New York


Resume: Required

Default email address for resumes:
Sebastian Oja

174 Hudson Street
4th Floor
NY, NY 10013
O: 646.593.8754

Fine Taste Creative Marketing

Major(s): Marketing, Web development

Internship Credit Opportunity Available

Local Bayside marketing business handling social media, web development, email blasts, video, community outreach and special events in the hospitality industry seeks an intern to assist with day to day operations. Some experience or familiarity with website development and content is preferred, but will train.

Creative, punctual and responsible are absolute musts. Android smartphone and camera required.

Start with home office training, then remote ability. Hours are flexible as long as the work gets done.

Contact: Laura at 347-228-6112 or

Museum of Jewish Heritage

A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Edmond J. Safra Plaza
36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280

Major(s): Education, Museum and Gallery Studies, Psychology, Sociology, All Majors

The following information may help you to identify whether you would be interested in this unique experience.

Who are Holocaust Educator Interns?

  • Students who are studying in the New York metropolitan area, are currently enrolled as undergraduate or graduate students in accredited degree programs, and will continue to be enrolled in fall 2018.
  • Students who have a desire to learn and teach about the Holocaust.
  • Students who have a desire to work with teenagers in a classroom and museum setting and gain hands-on teaching experience.
  • Students who are flexible, willing to travel locally, and are able to work well? both independently and in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Students from any background or area of study are encouraged to apply. No previous teaching or Holocaust study is required, although both of these are desirable.

What makes this internship unique?

  • This is a paid internship and local travel expenses are reimbursed. Interns may choose to work for school credit rather than pay.
  • The internship takes place during the school year, with training during the second half of August. The deadline to apply for the fall 2018 semester is April 2, 2018.
  • Students will work in both the Museum and metropolitan-area public schools.

A Paid Internship Program for Fall 2018
Applications due April 2, 2018

Overview: The Holocaust Educator Internship is a paid internship program at the Museum of Jewish Heritage to A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York City for undergraduate and graduate students currently studying in the New York metropolitan area. Interns are trained on how to teach the history of the Holocaust and then work with middle and high school students in public schools to understand this history. Interns receive in-depth training about the history of the Holocaust, teaching methodologies, and then teach students about the Holocaust so that the painful lessons of the past can guide them to envision a world worthy of their futures.

Details: In August, interns attend an intensive nine-day training at the Museum to learn how to teach public middle and high school students about the Holocaust. During training interns meet with Museum staff, hear testimony from Holocaust survivors, and learn methods for teaching from artifacts in the Museum's collection. Following training, interns work in pairs, visiting several New York metropolitan-area middle and high schools to teach an introductory classroom lesson and then give tours to these classes at the Museum. Interns receive a stipend and are reimbursed for local travel. Interns may choose to work for school credit rather than pay.

Benefits: The internship benefits public middle and high school students and their teachers throughout the New York metropolitan area by providing in-depth learning about the Holocaust and an opportunity to visit the Museum, at no cost to the school. For the interns, the program provides a growth opportunity and hands-on teaching experience. Many interns continue to pursue academic or professional interests related to their experiences teaching about Jewish heritage and the Holocaust.


  • Applications due April 2, 2018
  • Interviews of finalists in April and May
  • Acceptance letters sent by mid-May
  • Training over the course of nine days at the Museum during the last two weeks of August
  • Work with schools begins in September/October

To apply for the fall 2018 program, please complete the online application at
Applications are due April 2, 2018.<br/ > To Apply: Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students of all backgrounds and academic interests are encouraged to apply. The Internship is designed for students from a variety of fields and backgrounds. The ideal candidate will have a desire to learn and educate, an appreciation for museums, and an ability to work well with others. No previous teaching or Holocaust study is required, although both of these are desirable.

"This was an amazing opportunity and I loved being a part of the program. It taught me about commanding a class, teaching history, about how museums run, and it taught me a lot about myself as well. It was a life-changing semester."

"The Internship is one of the best things I have ever done. It was so rewarding and I was able to learn so much about history and teaching. This will help me greatly during student teaching next year."

"The Internship prepared me for teaching very sensitive and serious topics. I learned how to balance being a fun and engaging tour guide while maintaining a serious approach to sensitive areas of the Museum. This internship also motivated me to research the psychological implications of the Holocaust while pursuing a career in psychology."

Questions: For inquiries, please call 646.437.4273 or email

About the Museum: The Museum of Jewish Heritage to A Living Memorial to the Holocaust has thrived for two decades along the waterfront of New York Harbor, and was created as a living memorial to those who perished, as well as those who survived. Established as a place of learning and reflection, a repository for artifacts and information, and a catalyst for dialogue across all age groups about vital lessons of Jewish history, the Museum serves both local and global communities and creates opportunities for diverse audiences to engage with history and to consider its relevance to the present.

Since 1997, the Museum of Jewish Heritage has welcomed more than two million visitors; it maintains a collection of more than 30,000 artifacts, photographs, documentary films, and survivor testimonies and contains classrooms, a 400-seat theater (Edmond J. Safra Hall), special exhibition galleries, a resource center for educators, and a memorial art installation, Garden of Stones, designed by internationally acclaimed sculptor Andy Goldsworthy.

The second largest Holocaust museum in the United States, the Museum protects the historical record and promotes understanding of Jewish heritage. It mobilizes memory to teach the dangers of intolerance and challenges visitors—including more than 50,000 schoolchildren a year: to let the painful lessons of the past guide them to envision a world worthy of their futures.

For more information, visit

Senator Jose Peralta's Internship Program

Major(s): Political Science, Journalism, English, Office Admin. Tech.., All majors

The office of New York State Senator Peralta represents the 13th State Senate District in Queens, covering Jackson Heights, Corona, Elmhurst, East Elmhurst, and parts of Woodside and Astoria, the most diverse district in the United States. It is the United Nations of all State Senate districts.

The office of State Senator Jose Peralta offers year-round internship opportunities for qualified high school and college students. The internship program provides students the opportunity to observe and participate in the workings of the New York State Senate. Interns assist staff in the district office through constituent services, community outreach, policy/legislation, and administrative tasks, among others. Interns also have the opportunity to participate in annual community events, such as our Job Fair, Back to School, Turkey Drive, Toy Drive, and Coat Drive. Duties will vary based on experience.

While internships in Senate District Offices are not paid and do not provide school credit, our office is glad to work with educational institutions that offer academic credit and institutions that offer paid internships.


  • Interns must commit to a minimum of 10 hours per week (hours are flexible)
  • Weekend and weeknight hours available
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Fluent Spanish speakers preferred, but not required

Interns will have the opportunity to work in each of the following departments:

  • Policy/Legislation Department - provides legislative analysis and policy research.
  • Community Relations - plans community events such as town hall meetings, public forums and cultural events.
  • Social Media Department - assists Digital and Social Media Manager with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other digital platforms as well as social awareness research.
  • Constituent Services Department - addresses and resolves constituent state-level issues by providing referrals on issues such as education, housing, sanitation, employment, and transportation.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Phiveline Solano, Community Relations Liaison at with "Last Name - Internship Program" in the subject line. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. For questions, please contact Phiveline at 718-205-3881.

Current Internship Opportunities for your consideration

Henry Schein, Inc.

Major(s): Accounting-Finance, Business, Marketing, Legal, Security, CIS, Computer Science

Henry Schein Inc. is seeking high-quality talent resulting from education and experience. Henry Schein Inc. offers internship opportunities for current college students and recent graduates in many of the company's departments. These Internship opportunities help support strategic business objectives.

Opportunities may exist in the following areas:

  • Accounting/Finance
  • Administrative
  • Business Development
  • Customer Service/Support
  • Distribution/Warehouse
  • Equipment Support
  • Facilities/Maintenance
  • Human Resources
  • Inventory Management
  • IT/Software Development
  • Legal
  • Logistics/Transportation
  • Marketing
  • Project/Program Management
  • Quality Assurance/Regulatory
  • Sales/Telesales
  • Security/Protective Services


To qualify, individuals must demonstrate excellent academic performance (GPA: 3.0 or higher) in their undergraduate program, sound business acumen, leadership potential, strong work and personal ethics and a team orientation. Superior communication and excellent quantitative skills are also required.

Primary Location: USA-NY-Melville

To Apply: Please Contact Susanne Grossman, Office of Career Services, Library 429, or call (718) 631-6297

Spring 2018 Internships: Available Immediately

Major(s): Business, Media, Communications

Critical Resistance is seeking immediate support in the area of operations and administration from an intern or consistent volunteer (6 hours or more per week). This internship supports all the abolitionist campaigns, prisoner correspondence, and programs of the organization and is an excellent way to gain skills and experience in organizing and nonprofit operations. You will gain experience with online platforms such as Box, Salesforce, and Wordpress. Some of the areas of focus for the internship include: data entry and database management, website support, mailings, and filing. Fill out the application.

Deadline for Application March 11, 2018

We are seeking interns to support Critical Resistance's (CR) work in the national office based out of Oakland, CA. We may have internships available in chapter cities additionally - please call our national office to inquire. This is an ideal internship for someone who is interested in gaining skills such as organizational operations/management, campaigns and organizing, media/communications, fundraising, and social media and web maintenance. We ask interns for a minimum commitment of two months and prefer a work schedule of at least 16 hours per week.

We are specifically seeking interns to work in three areas:

  • Development and Fundraising (including donor management, event support, direct appeals)
  • Media and Communications, specifically: Social media and The Abolitionist Newspaper (including project management, editing/writing, design)
  • Campaigns (including research, outreach, and materials development)

As of now, we cannot offer financial compensation however we can work with you to meet academic, scholarship, or other internship requirements. Former prisoners and their loved ones, survivors of police violence, people of color, women, queer and trans/gender-nonconforming people are especially encouraged to apply.

Read more about the internships and apply now.

2017 Interns helped to outreach for and organize these two key events for Stop Urban Shield and the Oakland Power Projects. Help us build towards exciting actions in 2018.

Dept. of Design and Construction Summer Internship Program 2018 (Paid internships)

Major(s): Engineering, Architectural, Construction Management

As a leading municipal design and construction agency in the country, the Department of Design and Construction shapes the vibrant communities of New York City. We are committed to delivering responsive, innovative and enduring projects for every borough.

The Mayor counts on us to shape a safe, just, and culturally diverse metropolis. Working side-by-side with some of the best architects, engineers, and construction professionals in the industry. Along with these professionals, we are privileged to collaborate with twenty-six City agencies who attend to the needs of New Yorkers throughout the five boroughs.

DDC's Summer Internship Program is an opportunity for a select group of students to gain valuable experience in the architecture, engineering, design, and construction management professions within a public service context. Students will gain hands-on technical experience through specific field assignments and a mentoring relationship with senior-level technical staff. They will also have the

opportunity, through a combination of seminars, site visits, and training on the job opportunities, to learn about the challenges of upgrading and constructing the City's public buildings and street infrastructure.


The program is geared toward students majoring in engineering, architecture, construction management, urban planning and/or sustainability design, entering sophomore/junior/senior or 5th Year Program in college, or in graduate school.


The 10-week Internship begins Monday, June 4, 2018 and ends on Friday, August 10, 2018.


  • Each intern is assigned to a mentor within the respective division, and will be assigned to a project for the term

of the program, or may rotate through different types of projects, depending upon the availability of projects.

  • There will be meetings/seminars with DDC senior staff and DDC summer high school interns.
  • Interns participate in Community Day, a day of service working on various projects within the City of New York.
  • Field trips to significant projects, such as: Willowbrook Park Flood Control (BMP); Manhattan Class Company (MCC) Theatre; and Infrastructure's capital project in Broad Channel.


  • $465 per week for undergraduate students
  • $770 per week for graduate students


Students can choose to be assigned to one of the agency's divisions: Infrastructure, Program Management, and Public Buildings.

  • Infrastructure manages the design and construction

of sewer, water main, plaza and roadway capital projects for the NYC Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Transportation.

  • Program Management's Project Controls Unit supports DDC in completing projects on time and on budget using industry best practices in managing cost and schedules.
  • Program Management's Safety & Site Support provides site engineering, quality assurance, building information model, and environmental health and safety services to DDC.
  • Public Buildings designs, renovates and builds libraries, museums, police precincts, and firehouses. The Architecture & Engineering (A&E) Unit provides project scope development, design review, and in-house design.


  • Undergraduate students must be matriculated in an accredited college or be a recent college graduate (winter/spring term of the program year).
  • Graduate students must be currently enrolled in a graduate program in an accredited college, university, or law school.
    • New York City residency is not required for this position.

Upon acceptance into the program and prior to your start date, you must provide a copy of the registrar's memo verifying your matriculated status. Failure to provide such documentation may result in rejection to the program.


  1. Go to, go to Search for Open NYC Jobs and click on Login or Create an Account to search for Job ID # (see below), for additional information, and to apply.
    1. Infrastructure Division JOB ID # 314592

b. Program Management Division's Project Controls JOB ID # 314595

  1. Program Management Division's Safety & Site Support

JOB ID # 314596

d. Public Buildings Division JOB ID # 314597

  1. Please indicate in your cover letter whether you will be an undergraduate or graduate level student for the upcoming Fall 2018 term.
  2. You will need to submit your unofficial transcript if you are selected for an interview.
  3. Online applications must be completed by February 23, 2018.

Incomplete packages will not be considered. Please retain these pages for your records.


The City of New York/NYC Department of Design and Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Office of State Assemblymember Ron Kim


Major(s): Political Science, Journalism, English, Office Admin. Tech.

Position: Legislative Intern
Location: Flushing, NY
Hours: Full and Part-Time Internship Opportunities Available

Ron Kim is the Assemblyman for the 40th Assembly District, a diverse area covering much of downtown Flushing and its surrounding neighborhoods. We are currently accepting internship applications from undergraduate students or recent graduates with an interest in government and public service.

Interns will work directly with office staff and regularly interact with both constituents and community groups. They will also have a chance to be involved in the legislative process, and may be tasked with tracking bills and researching policy for potential legislation. This can be a great opportunity for students interested in seeing how public policy is shaped on a grassroots level, and for those seeking professional experience in the public sector.


The responsibilities of an intern will range depending on skills and interest, and include:

  • Meeting with constituents
  • Staffing events in our district
  • Constituent casework and correspondence
  • Researching policy and drafting memos
  • Communications and press monitoring


  • An interest in public service
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High levels of patience, understanding, and maturity
    • Recent graduate or currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree As a multi-lingual office, we also highly appreciate bilingual applicants.


Internships are unpaid. College credit can be facilitated upon request in conjunction with the participating school.

Interested applicants should email to ask additional questions or potentially

schedule an interview. Please provide a resume, a professional or academic writing sample, and a cover letter detailing your interest in the position.

Office of Assemblyman Ron Kim

136-20 38th Avenue Suite#10A Flushing NY 11354 | | | Tel: (718) 939-0195 | Fax: (718) 939-1238

Assembly Member Walter T. Mosely Intern & Volunteer Opportunity

Major(s): Political Science, Journalism, English, Office Admin. Tech.

State Assemblyman Walter T. Mosley's office is currently looking for qualified applicants to intern and/or volunteer at our district office. Candidates should be motivated and have a passion for public service. The ideal candidate must possess outstanding organizational skills, the ability to gather data, research and resolve issues as well as excellent communication skills.

  • Students who are selected will be assigned to specific projects in a variety of issues such as housing, homelessness, environmental, health education and senior issues.
  • Students who are selected may also be required to attend community events and/or meetings to represent Assemblyman Mosley, some of which are in the evening from approximately 6pm – 8pm.

Please note this is an unpaid internship but our interns and volunteers gain invaluable experience for future careers in social advocacy, political affairs, and community activism. We know students from Queensborough Community College will be a wonderful asset to our team.

To Apply: e-mail their cover letter and resume to: Ms. Davis-Elliott at

Culture Intern 2018

Major(s) Social Issues, Political Science, Marketing

Are you interested in getting involved with an organization that is making a difference in today's challenging political climate? Do you want to learn new skills while gaining exposure at an influential single-issue advocacy organization? Everytown for Gun Safety is looking for a spring intern (March - May 2018) for multiple departments in its New York City office. We are the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country with more than three million supporters. Our supporters include moms, mayors, survivors, and everyday Americans who are fighting for reforms that respect the Second Amendment and protect people.

Everytown has a fast paced work environment and we seek talented interns who crave learning new skills and aren't afraid to tackle big projects. As an intern you will get to work with a variety of our staff, while working on real projects that will help us grow.

What You Will Learn:

  1. How to succeed in political nonprofit environment.
  2. Skills related to a specific segment of the organization, ideally aligning with your career aspirations.
  3. How information flows throughout the organization.
  4. Communication and administrative skills including email etiquette, scheduling, and multi-tasking in a fast paced environment
  5. Assisting our department coordinators and Directors in managing information and projects throughout the organization
  6. Plenty of additional opportunities in related projects.

Culture Projects:

  • Help support the Culture team's efforts to build toward Wear Orange (June 2) - National Gun Violence Prevention Day.
  • Research and organize projects involving influencers in film, TV, music, fashion, visual art, literature, and more speaking out on gun violence.
  • Prep documents for high-level meetings with entertainment brands.

What We Require:

  1. Experience or educational background in political science, the arts, literature or fashion design preferred, but all considered.
  2. Insatiable interest in pop culture and its intersection with social good/activism.
  3. Strong writing, communication and organizational skills.
  4. Interested in the gun violence prevention movement
  5. Generally socially conscious and hardworking individual

We value all of our interns and go the extra mile to make sure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals. You will also learn how to work in a professional environment and have ample opportunity to network with leaders within the organization.


The start and end dates are flexible, beginning in March and ending in the early summer. You are expected to work at least 20 hours a week and will be paid $15/hour.

To apply:

Email with your resume and a thoughtful cover letter that addresses the following questions: 1) What skills do you want to master during your internship? 2) How will an internship with Everytown help move forward your career?

Past Internship Opportunities for your consideration



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New York Foundation

Interest(s): Philanthropy, Grant writing, Not for Profit

Internship Opportunity at the New York Foundation


The New York Foundation invites applications for an internship in philanthropy. We are seeking a young person interested in learning about our grant-making approach and practice. The intern will participate in the grant review process at all levels for a period of ten weeks from June through August 2016.

The New York Foundation is a steadfast supporter of community organizing and advocacy in New York City. We believe that the resilience and vitality of its neighborhoods is the city's greatest resource. Our grants support community-initiated solutions to solve local problems, constituents mobilizing for adequate and equitable resources, and groups organizing a collective voice among those whose voices have not been heard. Each year, the New York Foundation awards approximately $2.6 million in grants.

Time Frame and Stipend

  • Ten weeks: June through August 2018
  • Full-time: 35 hours per week
  • Stipend: $600 per week, plus unlimited MetroCard


  • Current junior or senior undergraduate students preferred
  • Commitment to public service, and interest in philanthropy and the non-profit sector
  • Interest in inner city neighborhoods and social justice
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively
  • Demonstrated analytical and research skills
  • Ability to collaborate with supervisor
  • Willingness to travel to neighborhoods in all boroughs of New York City


  • Read and evaluate proposals
  • Interact with grantees and represent the Foundation at meetings and site visits
  • Manage the New York Foundation Summer Internship in Community Organizing
  • Prepare site visit reports
  • Write a summary evaluation of the program

Application Procedure and Deadline

  • Please mail resume and letter of interest to: New York Foundation, Attn: Summer Internship, 10 East 34th Street, Fl. 10, NY, NY 10016
  • All applications must be submitted by Tuesday, April 5, 2016
  • No phone calls, faxes, or emails

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

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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 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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