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Office of NYC Council Member Eric Dinowitz

The Office of NYC Council Member Eric Dinowitz is seeking 1-2 interns to be a part of the team that provides services to District 11 constituents and helps to inform the priorities of Council Member Eric Dinowitz’s second term. As a Constituent Services Intern, you will be immersed in the daily and long-term work of our District Office. Every intern will go through an on-boarding process that includes an overview of the Council Member and District 11, and various training sessions. Training sessions will occur during your first days on the job, as well as throughout the length of the internship. Access to spreadsheets will be given, and we will provide multiple guides to help you along the way. This is a part-time in-person internship, with 10-20 hours per week at the district office.
Pay Rate: $16hr.

DEADLINE: June 14, 2024


Office of Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine Fall Internship

Gain work experience as an urban planner, a policy and communication intern within the Office of Manhattan Borough President. Selected individuals must possess excellent research skills along with the ability to complete tasks independently. Effective written and oral communication skills will also be important. Departments include Community Affairs, Communitions, Constituent Services, Budgeting, Events and Partnerships, Policy, Scheduling and Land Use and Planning.

DEADLINE: June 30, 2024


Brooklyn Museum Fall Internship

As a Brooklyn Museum intern, you’ll join a dynamic group of emerging arts professionals to re-envision the future of museums while gaining workplace skills through hands-on, real-world projects. Selected interns will be paired with a supervisor and integrated into one of the museum’s departments, participating fully in day-to-day workplace activities and projects with the guidance of full-time staff members. In addition to gaining extensive work experience, interns will also attend seminars that focus on the role of museums in society today and include intimate conversations with Museum staff. Seminars include intimate conversations with Brooklyn Museum curators, conservators, educators, and collection and exhibition specialists, as well as invited artists and outside experts. Interns also visit local museums and other cultural institutions.
Pay Rate: $17/hr.

DEADLINE: July 14, 2024


The Whitney Museum of American Art Fall Internship

The Whitney's Internship program offers a semester-long paid internship to undergraduate students currently enrolled in an accredited academic program. If you are a college student interested in learning more about how museums work or are considering a museum career, we encourage you to apply. Interns are assigned to specific departments across the Museum where they assist professional staff, interact with the public, conduct research, provide administrative support, and learn about modern and contemporary American art. For Fall 2024, interns commit between 16–21 hours per week over 10–12 weeks for a total of 200 hours.
Pay rate: $3,000 Stipend
Academic Credit available

DEADLINE: July 26, 2024


New York Amsterdam News Fall Internship

Intern positions are available in our editorial and digital departments. Amsterdam News interns must be located in the New York City area and have a passion for writing about the Black community. Interns will be required to participate in weekly video conference meetings with staff, editors, and the internship coordinator. Interns are provided with significant opportunities to boost their professional profiles plus ongoing references as they seek opportunities in media or other fields.

DEADLINE: July 27, 2024


The New York Historical Society Fall Internship

The York Historical Society offers internships in both Museum and Library divisions for college students. From modeling creative exhibition layouts to researching with our curators and educators, our interns experience unparalleled career development and cultivate fruitful professional relationships. This internship program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s leaders and prepare you for future public service opportunities. Interns are provided a unique vantage point from which to observe and participate in government work.
Pay Rate: $16/hr.

DEADLINE: August 2, 2024


Student Intern Program at the Department of Civil Service

The New New York Leaders Student Intern Program provides college students with the unique opportunity to work in state government where they receive valuable hands-on program experience and are introduced to the value of a career in public service. The Student Intern Program welcomes applications from undergraduate and graduate students at colleges and universities throughout New York State. Each intern works in a particular area within a New York State executive branch agency or department and has opportunities to gain valuable experience, interact with government leaders and policymakers, and perform rewarding and meaningful work.
Pay Rate: $17hr.
Academic Credit Available

DEADLINE: September 4, 2024


Metropolitan Museum of Art Spring Internship

The Museum offers internship opportunities for college students interested in careers in art museums. Join a community of interns to gain professional skills and learn about museum practice. The Met has over forty department areas that host interns from a wide variety of academic backgrounds. For example, students majoring in computer science might apply to intern in the Digital or Information Systems & Technology departments. Engineering students might be interested in the Buildings and Construction Department. Art history and other humanities students gain valuable experience in curatorial departments, as well as Editorial, Education, and Development. Studio art, design, or photography majors have thrived in areas like Digital, Design, or Imaging. The Department of Scientific Research welcomes students with a strong background in science.
Pay Rate: $22/hr.

DEADLINE: September 18, 2024


Brooklyn Museum Spring Internship

As a Brooklyn Museum intern, you’ll join a dynamic group of emerging arts professionals to re-envision the future of museums while gaining workplace skills through hands-on, real-world projects. Selected interns will be paired with a supervisor and integrated into one of the museum’s departments, participating fully in day-to-day workplace activities and projects with the guidance of full-time staff members. In addition to gaining extensive work experience, interns will also attend seminars that focus on the role of museums in society today and include intimate conversations with Museum staff. Seminars include intimate conversations with Brooklyn Museum curators, conservators, educators, and collection and exhibition specialists, as well as invited artists and outside experts. Interns also visit local museums and other cultural institutions.
Pay Rate: $17/hr.

DEADLINE: November 3, 2024


Office of U.S. Senator Charles Schumer

Your interest in Senator Schumer’s internship program is a positive indication that you are an informed member of your community with a willingness to learn and contribute significantly to the Legislative branch of our government. This internship presents an opportunity for both a unique learning experience and an inside look at the political process. Applicants must be hard-working, have strong writing and communication skills and have a demonstrated interest in public policy. While applicants from all backgrounds will be considered, students from New York are strongly encouraged to apply. Interns in the state offices assist staff with constituent service work, our scheduling team or are press team. Paid internships are available to interns who have been accepted into the internship program and are able to certify financial need and meet eligibility criteria.
Pay Rate: $1,000 – $1,500 Stipend

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

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS


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.

PART-TIME | FLEXIBLE | $15/hour POSITION

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON A ROLLING BASIS


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