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

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Major: Health Related Sciences

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 spring 2017 internship program opens on October 15th and closes on November 15 th , 2016. 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 spring 2016 session are due on November 15th, 2016. Late applications will not be considered.

For full consideration, with a postmark on or before the deadline, HRTP will need:

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 an academic recommendation form

Established in 1960 to recruit and train future generations of public health professionals, HRTP provides exceptional undergraduate, graduate, and professional students hands-on experiences in public health within the various divisions and programs of the NYC DOHMH. HRTP interns work on projects with experienced public health professionals, many of whom are recognized experts and leaders in their areas of public health.

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Senator Gillibrand’s New York City Headquarters for our Winter/Spring 2017 Internship Program

Major(s): All Majors, Political Science, Journalism

Our internship program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders and prepare them for future public service opportunities. Students are provided with a unique vantage point from which to observe and participate in government work. Interns will be placed in a number of departments in the Senator’s office including Constituent Affairs, Community Outreach, Correspondence and Operations.

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Mt. Sinai Health Systems Adolescent Health Center Clinical Research Intern: HPV Study

Major: Health Related Sciences

The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center is accepting student interns to work on studies of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in adolescent females and males. The purposes of these studies are to examine the risk of HPV in these populations and the effectiveness of the HPV vaccine against cervical, penile, anal and oral HPV infection. Candidates should have an interest in adolescent health education and research, be outgoing, have great interpersonal skills and be willing to provide a time commitment of at least 8 hours per week. Office hours are 9am to 5pm.

The Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center, a program of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, provides free, integrated and comprehensive primary health care, sexual and reproductive health care and mental health care services to more than 10,000 urban adolescents and young adults every year, most of whom are poor and of color. The Center is also a teaching site and conducts funded research on adolescent health.

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Current Internship Opportunities for your consideration

Super Happy Healthy Kids

Major(s): Business Marketing, Administration, CIS, Photography, Events, Socil Media, Journalism

Super Happy Healthy Kids is a non-profit organization. We encourage kids and their families to say kind words and do kind acts via Karate, Yoga, Meditation, Arts, Music, Healthy Food, Positive Thinking and more. Our mission is to engage kids with fun and valuable activities that pass on core values of kindness, leadership and motivation. We want our children to create the future with strength and compassion.

Benefits of Interning With Super Happy Healthy Kids:

•    You will receive a certificate upon completion.
•    You will receive a reference letter (provided that you are an exceptional team member).
•    Experience to put in your resume.
•    Priceless relationship with future leaders.
•    Your investment in the next generation of future leaders will help to make our world better every day.
•    Patience and kindness between our students and our team.

Employee Guideline

•    Our mission at Super Happy Healthy Kids is to encourage kids and their families to say kind words and do kind acts. Everyone on our team must do the same. No displacement of anger, no negative body language, no excuses. We all need to practice what we teach the kids.
•    Be welcoming with a sincere smile and address everyone with politeness using a calm and sweet voice.
•    Be patient and kind to everyone, including our students and team.

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NYPD Internships - Spring 2017

Must be done for credit: Minimum 2.5 GPA, 24-30 completed credits

You must register for a 3 credit Cooperative Education Class in the Social Science Department (Please speak with Dr. Donald Tricarico in the Social Science Department, Office MA 121; (718) 631-6015 or )

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Previous Internship Opportunities for your consideration

Tomorrow's Leaders NYC

Major(s): Education, Social Work, Mentoring, Psychology

Tomorrow's Leaders NYC, Inc. is a non-profit organization that works with over-aged middle school students who reside and attend school in Brooklyn and Bronx, NY. An over-aged student is one who has been held back in school two or more times. Our mission is to help these students overcome social, emotional, and academic challenges to become positive and productive leaders of their community. We provide services in the following areas: academic support, mentoring, family support, vocational workshops, life skills and wellness classes and community service opportunities. We are currently looking for youth advocates for our in-school program which takes place two times a week beginning September 2016.

Paid internship opportunity - Complete 150 hours of service from September 2016 to June 2017
Stipend equates to $13 per hour
Stipend distribution is provided at the completion of every 50 hours

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CUNY Tutor Corps

CUNY students preparing the next generation

Major(s): Math, Computer Science, Technology, Education

Who we are:
The CUNY Tutor Corps brings current CUNY students who are studying math, computer science, technology and education into NYC public middle and high schools to provide one-on-one and small group instruction and support classroom teachers. We pay tutors $15 per hour to spend approximately 12 hours per week in math and computer science classrooms. In support of the Algebra for All and Computer Science for All initiatives from the Office of the Mayor, we are looking for college students who want to improve math and computer science education, inspire young people to pursue careers in STEM and investigate public school teaching as a possible career choice. Joining the Tutor Corps is a way for CUNY students to contribute to the city they live in today while shaping the NYC public schools of tomorrow.

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League of Women Voters Internships

Major(s): All Majors; Political Science, Journalism, English, Urban Studies

About the League
The League of Women Voters of the City of New York is a nonpartisan organization whose purpose is to promote informed and active participation in government. The League neither supports nor opposes candidates or political parties.

Internship Information:
Internship applications are accepted on a rolling basis and offer flexible hours and a comfortable work environment. Interns have the opportunity to work in the following areas: grassroots membership outreach, elections and voter information, communications and development. Internships with the League are unpaid but LWV does offer a small stipend to cover transportation and lunch.

To apply please send your resume and a cover letter detailing the following:

  • Why you are interested in interning with the League of Women Voters
  • What areas you are interested in working with
  • What you hope to gain from your internship
  • How many hours you will be available to intern
  • Your start and end dates

Send all information to:

Road to Greatness

We are looking to begin our program Road to Greatness in Spring 2017. We work with elementary students at PS 199 in Sunnyside, Queens. Our program consists of the Arts and Sports. At this time, we are looking for 2 interns/volunteers to teach the arts and sports as well as 5 interns/volunteers to assist during the sessions. Ideally, the after school would run between 6 to 9pm on Fridays (We are still looking into scheduling). Interns/Volunteers are required to have their fingerprints with DOH (the program covers this), tuberculosis shot and 3 references.

Instructor’s responsibilities include taking attendance, having knowledge of the subject, teaching the lesson provided by the program director, report any incidents, arrive on time to set up materials/equipment, and clean up after sessions. Instructors should have experience working with young children.

Assistant’s responsibilities include helping Instructors with setting up and cleaning up, assist students with their work, report any incidents, participate in activities, assist with arrival and dismissal of students. Assistant should have experience working with young children.

An interview with program director would need to be scheduled before interning or volunteering for the program. For instructors we would want someone who is majoring in either art or physical education.


The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), founded in 1974, protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans through litigation, legal advocacy, and community education.

Major(s): Criminal Justice, Pre-Law, All interested majors

AALDEF attorneys work in the following program areas:

·   Anti-Trafficking Initiative - Provide direct legal representation to victims and survivors of human trafficking by drafting petitions for immigration relief, conduct legal research and writing, engage in outreach, community education, and advocacy on the rights of exploited and abused workers.  
·   Community Health Care Initiative - legal research, community education and outreach in the areas of immigration, government benefits, language rights, and health care access;
·   Economic Justice for Workers - legal research, advocacy and direct representation on behalf of Asian immigrant workers experiencing wage-and-hour, retaliation, and workplace safety violations in the restaurant, nail salon, domestic worker, and other low-wage industries.   
·   Educational Equity: community education, policy work, research, and litigation concerning educational equity in higher education.

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Eating 2 Ways

Major(s): Health Related Sciences, Nutrition

Seeking a student intern for qualitative research assistance between September and December 2016. As part of an IRB approved research project, I am seeking a student to assist with exploratory interviews on topics related to migration, diet and physical activity.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying potential participants in New York or Connecticut
  • Verifying eligibility of potential participants
  • Interviewing participants with an audio recorder
  • Administering a brief questionnaire that accompanies the interview
  • Submitting a field report on the interview process; and
  • Collecting contact information so that participants may be provided incentives and contacted in case follow up is necessary

The intern will be interviewing adults who migrated to the U.S. from any English-speaking Caribbean nation or island. Interviews to date have lasted between 45 and 90 minutes.  Experience with similar immigrant populations is preferred.

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Major(s): Education, Psychology, Sociology

Professor Jennifer Astuto is leading a study examining the long term impact of home-based intervention on children’s academic achievement. Incoming interns will come explore and reflect on their role in community–based intervention.

Project Description: Field-based PlayLabNYU interns will help with re-consenting Black and Latino families in three independent randomized samples in Queens and Brooklyn. These efforts support the longitudinal examination of a play-based home intervention aimed to increase school readiness for children growing up poor.

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Intern with NYC Council Member I. Daneek Miller

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

Need an internship? Looking for experience? Want to volunteer?

For more information contact Al Kanu at (718) 776-3700 or

District Office:
172-12 Linden Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11434

A Preparation For Your Next Transition!

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

View previous internship opportunities

Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

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: Performing Arts Center

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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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.