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Politico’s Editorial Fall Internship

POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy. With publications based in Washington, D.C., New York, and Brussels - and continued expansion into various state capitals in the United States - the POLITICO NY office is seeking an editorial intern for Fall 2023. The intern - working both virtually and from the Lower Manhattan office - will play a critical role in the coverage of Mayor Eric Adams, the City Council, and politics and policy in America's biggest city.
Pay Rate: $23/hr.

DEADLINE: May 30, 2023

The Center for an Urban Future (CUF) Fall Internship

The Center for an Urban Future (CUF) is an independent nonprofit public policy research think-tank that produces innovative analysis on economic development and workforce development issues in New York City, with a focus on promoting economic diversity while creating opportunities for disadvantaged populations and lower-skill workers. Our work seeks to highlight issues within our fields of focus that tend to fly under the radar in mainstream policy discussions. For the fall they are seeking Development and Communication interns and Policy Research interns.
(ID: 19106 & 19107)
Pay rate: $15/hr.)

DEADLINE: June 14, 2023

Women's Public Service Internship Program

The City University of New York in coordinated by the Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government & Public Affairs and designated officers at each CUNY college offers a fall internship opportunity for selected students. The CUNY Women’s Public Service Internship Program will provide highly qualified individuals the opportunity to learn by doing in the offices of selected legislators working to benefit women and promote women’s issues in New York. The focus of internship assignments varies. Community affairs, research, and policy formulation in areas of most concern to women is central. CUNY will provide $2,000 to each eligible student.
(ID: 19109)
Pay rate: $2000 stipend

DEADLINE: June 28, 2023

JFK International Air Terminal Operations Internship (JFKIAT)

This internship is open to students enrolled and attending classes during the internship. Interns will be assisting with management of passenger queues in the Customs and border Patrol, TSA Security and Check-in areas, including but not limited to, managing social distancing, ensuring continuous flow of passengers through each process, screening for non-ticketed passengers and crowd control. Support management staff as needed, and supervise, direct, monitor daily performance and work in coordination with outsourced contracted staff.
Pay rate: $20/hr.

DEADLINE: June 30, 2023

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) National Internship Program (Fall)

Gain valuable work experience through paid internships at federal agencies nationwide such as NASA, USDA and the Library of Congress. HACU matches a student’s career interests, educational background, and previous work or volunteer experience with the needs and demands of our federal and corporate partners. Students receive paid round-trip airfare, housing arrangement assistance, emergency medical insurance, biweekly stipend, and attend an intern orientation. Throughout the internship, students also have the opportunity to participate in professional development, networking, and cultural activities.
(ID: 18469)
Pay Rate: $16.10/hr.

DEADLINE: June 30, 2023

White House Council on Environmental Quality Fall Internship

The White House Internship Program (WHIP) is a public service leadership and development program that provides emerging leaders with an opportunity to gain valuable skills while supporting the work of the White House Office. The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) interns are supervised by CEQ staff, and provide critical research and writing assistance on a range of environmental policies. Through CEQ’s participation in policy procedure across the Federal government, interns have the opportunity to perform diverse and substantive policy work. Duties include but are not limited to: researching policy issues; assisting the staff in drafting fact sheets, memos, and blogs; attending meetings; liaising with external stakeholders; managing projects; performing administrative tasks; and other duties as assigned. The office environment is fast paced, so accuracy and attention to detail are absolute requirements.
(ID: 18380)
Pay Rate: $750/wk.

DEADLINE: June 30, 2023

The Dream.US Internships

Exciting news! Through a partnership between Kingsborough Community College, TheDream.US, and #ParkerDewey, TheDream.US Scholars now have access to exclusive, flexible, real-world, PAID experiences! Scholars, you can create your profile in less than 10 minutes and start applying today! These internships will enable TheDream.US Scholars to gain and demonstrate skills, explore career paths, and build professional networks.

Applications Accepted on a Rolling Basis

The Borgen Project Internship

The Borgen Project have several internship and volunteer openings that may be of interest to you, these range from HR, PR/Marketing to writing and journalism. All internship and volunteer programs provide experience in advocacy, mobilizing and fundraising, coupled with real industry exposure and an insight into the nonprofit world. Borgen Project remote internships are work from home roles, weekly deadlines must be met, meetings will be held online and a weekly update of your progress submitted.
Academic Credit


Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program

The Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program is a team of dedicated professionals focused on providing individuals with meaningful college experience, relationships and life. Currently, we are establishing a team of devoted college student mentors to provide support to students with intellectual disabilities. College Mentors will provide academic, internship, community and social supports to students enrolled in Melissa Riggio Higher Education Program. 

Mentors are thoroughly trained and supervised by our program coordinator and are involved in a variety of activities with our students.



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