Career Services Internship Opportunities
City Year New York Internship Program
Description: City Year New York provides hands-on learning opportunities for undergraduate students interested in non-profit administration careers. Interns will support a variety of projects that help City Year carry out our education mission by assisting in customer service, research, data collection, event execution, and more. Each intern will be matched with a specific department (descriptions below). Additionally, each intern will assist with general office operations, administrative work, event support, and data entry. Internships are typically between 10 and 20 hours per week during business hours (9am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday), and can be flexible with a student's academic calendar and extracurricular commitments. Please note that all internships are office based and interns do not serve in schools. The following internships are available at City Year New York: • DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS AND RESEARCH: Responsibilities include database administration, research, and events. The intern will assist in populating and maintaining our highly capable donor databases, Raiser’s Edge or Sales Force. Another large area of focus for the intern is Prospect Research, which allows City Year to identify wealth capacity and inclination to donate to the organization. The intern will assist with the coordination, organization and implementation of various fundraising events (limited to your schedule availability). The intern will also support the day-to-day needs and projects of the Development Team. (Fall, Spring, Summer) • CORPS OPERATIONS: Responsibilities include assisting with Corps Operations, Event and Program support (Opening Day, Corps Registration Days, and Uniform Distribution), and Office Management including strategy and security. The intern will support the Chief of Staff with the creation of board materials, file audits, and database management, assist with managing Corps Member files in order to assure the organization maintains compliance with government entities, supporting various Corps human resource matters and aid in organizational logistics and streamlining office efficiency. As needed, the intern will also complete a variety of research projects for the Executive Director centered on the organizational research priorities at the time; past priorities include donor prospecting, political engagement, Department of Education funding and organizational growth. (Fall, Spring, Summer) • HUMAN POTENTIAL & FINANCE: Responsibilities include assisting with Human Potential initiatives, Event support (Staff Retreats and Meetings), Finance, Office Management, and Site Communication. The intern will manage monthly budget reports and summaries of a multi-million dollar budget, assist in candidate sourcing and conduct screening interviews for the internship program, support various staff human resource matters, and aid in organizational logistics and support streamlining office efficiency. Additionally, this intern will own pieces our weekly all staff and senior corps communication tool. (Fall, Spring, Summer) • RECRUITMENT AND ADMISSIONS: Responsibilities include supporting a 5 person Admissions and recruitment team with all aspects of the corps member application process. The intern will manage relationships with candidates by supporting a customer service program that encourages timely and consistent communication with prospective and accepted applicants, supporting various events such as corps member registration days, potential corps member interview days and recruitment outreach events when necessary. The intern will also be responsible for researching City Year’s top application feeder schools, organizations, and programs, creating portfolios, and assisting in the development of campus outreach strategies. (Fall, Spring, Summer) • EVALUATION: Responsibilities include supporting our Evaluation team in spot checking weekly data submissions for accuracy, maintaining our data systems and organizing data from FY15 (FY15 means July 2014-June 2015). The intern needs to have Excel skills and great attention to detail. Through their work, this intern will gain insight into how a large non-profit organization manages data processes and outcome data.