The Office of Career Services: Internship Opportunities

Announcement of New Internship Opportunities

Dear Queensborough Community College Student:

If you are interested in or have any questions about internships please take the time to either call (718) 631-6297 or e-mail SGrossman@qcc.cuny.edu to make an appointment with me. I will be happy to discuss your internship options with you.

Check out our Guide to Internships and Cooperative Education for more information on how to take advantage of internship opportunities.

Below are Internship Opportunities for your consideration.

Wellspring Advisors, LLC - Special Initiatives (SI) Internship

Major(s): Social Sciences; Journalism; English; Political Science; Human Rights; Administrative; All Majors

Summer 2015

Wellspring Advisors’ Special Initiatives Internship provides practical training and experience in the areas of philanthropy, social justice and human rights. The internship offers an opportunity to become an integral member of staff working with professionals to promote and administer the full spectrum of the grantmaking and social-justice fields. Wellspring Advisors will provide opportunities for learning and exposure to the programmatic, grantmaking and/or operations sides of philanthropy.

Special Initiatives
The Special Initiatives (SI) portfolio works with organizations whose work reinforces two or more of Wellspring’s main grantmaking areas but does not fall precisely within any other program area. Some areas of focus include human rights, women’s rights and climate justice.

Qualifications

  • undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a relevant field preferred,
  • previous volunteer or work experience in the field of human rights, grantmaking or nonprofits preferred,
  • familiarity with documentary films as advocacy tools preferred,
  • excellent English-language written- and verbal-communication skills,
  • excellent research abilities,
  • experience living or working in a developing country preferred,
  • excellent skills with Microsoft Office,
  • initiative, resourcefulness and flexibility, and
  • ability to handle confidential client information with complete discretion.

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Springer Publishing Company - Paid Internship

Major(s): Journalism; English; Marketing

Description: Springer Publishing Company seeks an intern to work through the summer in our fast-paced marketing department. We are an independent academic, consumer health, and medical publisher with a growing books, journals, and digital publishing program.

Duties will include:

  • Assist in production of content for marketing purposes, including drafting, reviewing, and posting blog entries using Wordpress
  • Research trending topics and current events within the healthcare industry and academic communities
  • Plan social media posts on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, as well as monitor the performance of our company across all social media platforms
  • Aid in developing weekly email marketing newsletters and promotions
  • Help edit videos and upload to YouTube
  • Provide help with web maintenance
  • General office assistance

This internship is ideal for a college student interested in pursuing a career in professional and scholarly publishing. While gaining work experience, the intern will benefit from substantive experience and ongoing learning opportunities and mentoring from our staff.

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Avis Budget Group - Corporate Sales Intern

Major(s): Business Marketing; Business Sales

The goal of the 2015 Summer Internship Program is aimed at cultivating new talent, growing new leaders, and increasing Avis Budget Group’s commitment to the professional development of our employees. As part of the Avis Budget Group team, interns will be given an opportunity, over the course of the summer, to contribute positively to the future growth of the company, while increasing their own career potential and continuing to develop themselves professionally.

The 2015 Summer Internship Program will start on Monday, May 18, 2015 and will run approximately 12 weeks. Interns must be available to work full-time Monday through Friday, throughout the entire length of the program and provide their own housing and transportation.

As a Corporate Sales Intern, you will learn how our top Corporate salespeople acquire and retain clients. At Avis Budget Group, your sales internship will not consist of coffee runs or making copies. We want you to learn our tricks of the trade to give you a head start on a wonderful sales career. If you are energetic, goal-oriented, possess excellent communication skills and looking to gain valuable sales experience, this internship is for you!

Essential duties and responsibilities, shown below, will vary accordingly based on assignment.

  • Develop a thorough knowledge of Avis and Budget products and services.
  • Develop and implement effective sales and marketing strategies
  • Shadow manager to learn the fundamentals of sales such as cold calling, research, relationship management, proposals, and presentations.
  • Assist in Identifying, responding and solving business issues for customers while providing win-win solutions that add value.
  • Learn how to close deals and effectively communicate the value of Avis and Budget solutions.
  • Learn our client management system, Salesforce.com
  • Attend client meetings, review sales reports and identify opportunities for future clients.
  • Ad hoc projects

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BiBiFresh Ambassador - Paid Internship

Major(s): Entrepreneurship; Marketing; Event Planning; Catering; Public Relations; Kitchen operations

Ambassador will be on a rotational cycle where he/she will be able to gain experience in all different departments including but not limited to Catering, Marketing, Hospitality, Kitchen, Operations, and Public Relations and learn the entrepreneurial side as well shadowing the Co-Founders of the company. He/she will be responsible for assisting with coordination of events as well and will have hand’s on experience in all departments.

Job Responsibilities:

  • build website
  • market company brand/brand recognition using Adobe Illustrator
  • coordinate events and off-site catering
  • assist in managing wholesale cafeteria accounts
  • communicate with event partners and participants
  • coordinate social media campaigns
  • manage administrative work and organize event details via Google Docs and Excel
  • on-site contact for events

This internship will begin starting immediately and will be ongoing.

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MTA Capital Construction Internships - Budget Intern

Dept./Division: MTACC East Side Access

37.5 Hours/week

Objectives: The Budget Intern will support the Senior Director, Program Support in the oversight and financial reporting of MTACC East Side Access and Regional Investment.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Sr. Director, Program Support in budget, funding, accounting and cost reporting
  • Analyze, reconcile, maintain and report on various account budgets
  • Investigate deviations from the budget and forecast as well as identify corrective action
  • Generate reports and integrate information from a variety of informational databases
  • Conduct ad hoc research and analysis, as well as generate reports to support finding
  • Respond to request for information

Education: Undergraduate in finance or accounting

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MTA Capital Construction Internships - Communications Intern: Graphic Design

Dept./Division: Communications and Strategic Initiatives

15 Hours/week

Objectives: The intern will hone his/her graphical design skills, gain experience and confidence working in a dynamic team-driven business environment and learn about ongoing capital improvement transportation projects. Design tasks include editing photos, web pages, creating flyers, logos, and designing brochures.
A final presentation will be given at the end of the semester to MTACC employees covering a range of work product the intern has completed and is proud of.

Responsibilities: Utilize strong communications, creative and technical skills to develop both print and web media content for the agency and its employees.

  • Work on agency Intranet to product attractive, informative web pages. Work with project employees throughout agency to update Intranet content.
  • Work closely with supervisor to design captivating content for MTACC Lounge Video
  • Work closely with supervisor to create compelling PowerPoint presentations

Education: Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a major in graphic design, communication, web design, fine arts, digital media or a related field.

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MTA Capital Construction Internships - Communications Intern: Copywriter

Dept./Division: Communications and Strategic Initiatives

15 Hours/week

Objectives: Utilize strong written and verbal communications and organizational skills to produce compelling written copy to support the agency's corporate communications initiatives. The intern will hone his/her writing skills, gain experience and confidence working in a dynamic team-driven business environment and learn about ongoing capital improvement transportation projects.
A final presentation will be given at the end of the semester to MTACC employees covering a range of work product the intern has completed and is proud of.

Responsibilities:

  • Cover agency project activities and special events and interview employees to write stories for the agency Intranet and lounge video. Proofread content for accuracy and grammar.
  • Post MTA Today stories on agency Intranet using content management system
  • Work with project employees throughout agency to create and update Intranet content. Submit copy for approval by supervisor.

Education: Must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with a major in English, journalism, communications, creative writing, public relations or a related field.

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MTA Capital Construction Internships - 2 Project Controls Interns

Dept./Division: MTACC East Side Access

20 to 37.5 Hours/week

Summary: The Project Controls intern will be provided the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience assisting in a variety of controls applications and responsibilities while working on the East Side Access Project. The intern shall be challenged and exposed to estimate development, scheduling, cost control, scope management, risk management, project reporting, administrative and leadership skills that will provide them with experience necessary for their future field of study.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in estimate development, data collection and reviews
  • Assist in the data collection, updating and maintenance of project schedules
  • Assist in the development of the project's contract packaging plan and the collection and distribution of review comments.
  • Assist in the set-up and preparation of project controls meetings related to design, construction, program management and project packaging
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of project reports and briefs.
  • Attend, as a guest of their mentor, strategic and management meetings.
  • Meet weekly with project mentor to share and discuss current assignments, goals and general status of objectives.

Education: Undergraduate studies in engineering, project management, construction management, or industrial engineering.

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MTA Capital Construction Internships - Planning/Architecture/Construction Management

Dept./Division: Administration

15-22.5 Hours/week

Objectives: Learn about Public-Private Partnerships (P3) for the MTACC Mega construction projects including Master Lease tenant fit-outs; construction monitoring; evaluate means to increase revenue streams at the Mega-projects through advertising and retail opportunities.

Responsibilities: Intern will work with the Chief Architect's office on:

  • Fulton Center Tenant fit-out: assist in reviews of designs for code compliance; monitor tenant construction;
  • Second Avenue Subway: assist in the preparation of documentation for advertising and retail; conduct field research digital media options
  • Prepare PowerPoint of mega-projects
  • Assist in site tours; assemble documentation; prepare meeting minutes; interact with consultants and industry professionals

Education: Recent graduate or current matriculation in an accredited undergraduate program

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Brooklyn-Queens Now - Program Intern

Major(s): Political Science; English; Journalism; Event Planning; Social Media; All Majors

Spring 2015

Love to Plan Events? Got a passion for multitasking?
Become Our Program Intern?

  • In the absence or unavailability of the Chapter Secretary, take the minutes (notes) at the monthly chapter meeting.
  • Assist with the dissemination of flyers on the Brooklyn and Queens College Campuses to the students in the appropriate departments.
  • Write articles and information for the chapter newsletter on programs and events at the request of the Chapter Board.

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Brooklyn-Queens Now - Politics and Legislative Intern

Major(s): English; Journalism; Social Science; Law; Political Science

Spring 2015

Passionate about Public Affairs?
Become our politics/legislative intern?

  • Research issues of importance to women at the local, state, and federal level and report back to the chapter membership and board at monthly meetings
  • Compile a summary of the reports for each month into one document to be presented at the chapter meeting which will be included in Chapter Task Force Reports.
  • Monitor NYC Council schedule (online) for committee hearings on Women's Issues, Pay Equality Issues, Domestic Violence, Civil Rights, and Employment. Attend such hearings when approved by at least one officer and report back to chapter.
  • Review campaign literature of candidates running for office in Brooklyn and Queen. Summarize issues of importance and advise on whether our PAC would be interested in considerign the candidate

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Brooklyn-Queens Now - Social Media Intern

Major(s): New Media; Political Science; Social Media; English; Journalism; All Majors

Spring 2015

Got a Passion for Spreading the Word?
Become Our Social Media Intern?

  • Manage the Chapter's Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Pinterest and Instagram pages. Keep membership aware of what's happening around the country for women's rights!
  • Research articles, blog posts, and caption interesting photos/videos relating to women's rights.
  • Find new and interesting social media platforms for the chapter to have a presence on and report back updates at chapter meetings.

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Wellspring Advisors, LLC - Special Initiatives (SI) Internship

Major(s): Social Sciences; Journalism; English; Political Science; Human Rights; Administrative; All Majors

Summer 2015

Wellspring Advisors’ Special Initiatives Internship provides practical training and experience in the areas of philanthropy, social justice and human rights. The internship offers an opportunity to become an integral member of staff working with professionals to promote and administer the full spectrum of the grantmaking and social-justice fields. Wellspring Advisors will provide opportunities for learning and exposure to the programmatic, grantmaking and/or operations sides of philanthropy.

Special Initiatives
The Special Initiatives (SI) portfolio works with organizations whose work reinforces two or more of Wellspring’s main grantmaking areas but does not fall precisely within any other program area. Some areas of focus include human rights, women’s rights and climate justice.

Qualifications

  • undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a relevant field preferred,
  • previous volunteer or work experience in the field of human rights, grantmaking or nonprofits preferred,
  • familiarity with documentary films as advocacy tools preferred,
  • excellent English-language written- and verbal-communication skills,
  • excellent research abilities,
  • experience living or working in a developing country preferred,
  • excellent skills with Microsoft Office,
  • initiative, resourcefulness and flexibility, and
  • ability to handle confidential client information with complete discretion.

More…

New York City Summer Internship Program 2015

Major(s): Most majors

NYC Agencies Internships for summer/fall

Internship positions available for graduate and undergraduate students
Application period begins April 2015 until positions are filled

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To view previous internship opportunities, click here.

Be aware that The Office of Career Services will be sending you a notice in your weekly TigerMail “Newsletter” alerting you to NEW internship opportunities that become available. Many of them have time sensitive information. If you find one that you want information about, make sure to print the information about the opportunity you’re interested in and bring it with you.

Thank you for your attention.

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