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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

The Office of the Brooklyn Borough President Fall Internship

The Brooklyn Borough President’s Office is looking for a highly motivated Communications intern, a Community Boards intern, and an Intergovernmental Affairs and Appointments intern. Some requirements for these positions are excellent verbal and written communication skills and problem-solving skills. Organized, detail-oriented, and able to multitask and prioritize duties and knowledge of New York City’s policy landscape, and Brooklyn and interest in its neighborhoods/communities a plus. The work schedule is flexible based on the candidate’s schedule.

DEADLINE: August 9, 2024

HRTP: A Public Health Fall Internship Program

One of the oldest and largest public health traineeships in the country, the NYC Health Department Health Research Training Program (HRTP) provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to experience some of the real-life challenges of public health. By working on current public health issues under the close supervision and mentorship of experienced professionals, students apply classroom learning to practical problems in a closely matched practicum. In the process, they learn critical skills needed to excel in the field.

DEADLINE: August 15, 2024

NASA OSTEM Spring 2025 Internship

NASA offers several opportunities for students to undertake meaningful and challenging projects that truly make an impact on humanity. As a NASA intern, you’ll work on meaningful projects that will make an enduring impact on humanity. And you’ll join an inclusive culture that values diversity and inclusion as critical to mission success. Internships are located at NASA centers nationwide; some are available virtually.
Average Pay Rate: $32/hr.

DEADLINE: August 23, 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

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

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.
Pay Rate: $470/wk.
Academic Credit Available

DEADLINE: October 18, 2024

NASA OSTEM Summer 2025 Internship

NASA offers several opportunities for students to undertake meaningful and challenging projects that truly make an impact on humanity. As a NASA intern, you’ll work on meaningful projects that will make an enduring impact on humanity. And you’ll join an inclusive culture that values diversity and inclusion as critical to mission success. Internships are located at NASA centers nationwide; some are available virtually.
Average Pay Rate: $32/hr.

DEADLINE: October 25, 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

New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)

Are you looking to gain real-world clean energy experience and earn money through a paid internship? By participating in New York State’s Clean Energy Internship Program, you will gain hands-on experience in the growing clean energy sector as either a part-time or full-time paid intern in one of many potential roles. New York State Energy Research and Development Authority has ongoing internship opportunities. NYSERDA is helping prepare the next generation of clean energy workers by funding internships for students and recent graduates at New York State’s clean energy companies through the New York State Clean Energy Internship Program.
Pay Rate: $17/hr.

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

Mentoring in Medicine Paid Internship

Mentoring in Medicine is seeking instructors across their K 12 programming sites. Stem Instructors' positions are available in their Community Health Ambassador Mentorship Program (CHAMP) school sites. delivering health and science curriculum to students.

(ID: 16565)
Pay Rate: $20/hr.

DEADLINE: Applications Accepted on a Rolling Basis

Maimonides Medical Center

From primary care to specialized care, Maimonides Medical Center is among the world’s finest hospitals and is the third largest independent teaching hospital in the nation. The 705-bed facility is complemented by over 70 community-based health care centers. An internationally renowned staff of over 600 physicians is supported by the most advanced technology. Highly skilled nursing and support staff provide quality patient care, and interpretation is available in over 70 languages. Maimonides is proud to have over 1700 volunteers and students serve its community each year. 

Some Departments Include:

  • Ambulatory Surgery
  • Anesthesiology
  • Breast Center
  • Cancer Center
  • Community Relations
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Perinatal
  • Pre-Admission Testing
  • Surgery
  • Urology
  • Volunteer Services
  • Wound Care

DEADLINE: 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.



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