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Future Leaders in Public Service Fall 2024 Internship

This program helps bring diverse young talent to government and offers students the opportunity to apply their educational training to work at a federal agency. The program is actively recruiting for the Fall 2024 cohort. Undergraduate students from all academic disciplines are welcome to apply. Managed by the Partnership for Public Service, the Future Leaders in Public Service Internship Program.
Stipend: $3,200

DEADLINE: May 24, 2024


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.
Pay Rate: $750/wk.

DEADLINE: May 24, 2024


The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Internship

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has partnered with CUNY to provide paid internship opportunities to CUNY students. CUNY students. Interns will be exposed to real-world work experiences at the largest public transit authority in the United States. Internship positions will vary across MTA divisions including but not limited to accounting/finance, technology, engineering, and human resources. communications and law.
Pay rate: $21/hr.

DEADLINE: May 31, 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


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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