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Internships and Employment Opportunities

Internship/Employment Opportunities

  • CBS Eye Max Summer Internship– CBS Eye Max is seeking a paid Summer 2020 intern. The intern will assist in the day-to-day product integration selling/execution efforts across all CBS Network dayparts (Primetime, Late Night, News, Sports and Daytime). The intern will have exposure to various departments throughout the company and get a firsthand experience to see how product integrations come to life from start to finish. The ideal candidates will have a passion not only for the television industry, but also for advertising/marketing and the integration of advertisers in entertainment content. Must be a current college student (rising junior or above) with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Learn more here.
  • Global Citizen Curtis Scholarship: The 2018 Curtis Scholarship is an annual leadership development program to support youth ages 16-20 from underserved communities in the U.S. or U.K. who embody the values of global citizenship. Curtis Scholars will be invited to join a 10-day learning trip to South Africa, and one advocacy trip to Global Citizen Week Events in NYC. Joined by members of the Global Citizen staff, the Curtis Scholars will explore social issues, innovative international organizations and cultural sites with a focus on poverty alleviation in Global Citizen’s issue areas. Their mission is to foster global citizenship through empowering youth from underrepresented groups with the skills and tools to become dynamic change-makers for local to global impact.
  • Downtown Brooklyn Arts Management Fellowship
  • StreetSquash Summer Discovery Intern
  • The New 42nd Street College Corps
  • Pipeline to Justice Pre-law Summer Program
  • PracticeMakesPerfect
  • New York Power Authority (NYPA) – College Level Summer Internships –
  • Birthright Africa
  • Diversity in Arts Leadership Internship Program 
  • CUNY Investment Industry Fellowship Program (Apply by May 29)
    Designed for current CUNY students interested in pursuing entry-level roles in the investment industry. This is an exciting opportunity for CUNY students to increase their knowledge of the industry, build professional skills within a cohort and connect with professional mentors in the investment space. The Fellowship was founded in 2018 by the Centerbridge Foundation, with support from Centerbridge Partners, L.P. You can see the full job description here. Complete your application here by May 29.
  • CUNY – Free Production Accounting Training
    Entertainment Partners is providing any CUNY student with the unique opportunity to receive FREE certification in production accounting online. By registering, CUNY students will receive the link to the training, the opportunity to receive additional training, and full time job placement when production starts again. Previous trainees have been placed with large, well known production companies such as HBO! There are a limited number of spots and is open to those graduating between June 2019 and June 2020. Register here.
  • CUNY Cultural Corps
  • CUNY Service Corps
  • CUNY Tutor Corps
  • genArise Fellowship
  • JPMorgan Chase Sophomore Early Insights Program– The JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) Sophomore Edge program provides an immersive training experience into the world of banking for historically underrepresented segments in the field of financial services, specifically Black, Hispanic and Native American students. Talented students will be exposed to the finance industry and different career paths through a series of in-person events and virtual sessions. Qualified students will have: Sophomore class standing (graduating class of Winter 20201 or Spring 2022)
    3.2 GPA, Basic understanding of the financial services industry and/or technology, Resume and unofficial transcript for submission. You can learn more and submit your application here. The application deadline is Sunday January 26th.
  • Ladders for Leaders Summer Internships- Ladders for Leaders is a nationally recognized program that offers outstanding high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid professional summer internships with leading corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies in New York City. Participating companies include Amalgamated Bank, KPMG, Morgan Stanley, Bloomberg, among others. Eligible candidates must be 21 or younger, a resident of the 5 boroughs and have a 3.0 minimum GPA. Apply here by February 7!
  • The MILL – Intern at the MILL NY, a digital media business, is seeking highly creative, passionate, and hard-working interns with an interest in production to join their in-house, directed Content Department. Interns play an integral role in the day-to-day dealings of the department by providing overall administrative support to the Production Assistant. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, willingness to work hard in a fast-paced environment, and strong organization skills. This is an unpaid internship that qualifies for college credits. Learn more and submit your application here.
  • New York State Assembly Internship Program
  • NASA is currently accepting applications for Summer 2018 internships
  • The National Science Foundation launched the Historically Black Colleges and Universities – Excellence in Research Program (HBCU-EIR)
  • Clean Energy & Sustainability Internships at NYSERDA– The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is currently recruiting for paid Summer and Fall 2020 interns. Internships are available for Associate’s, Bachelor’s, and Master’s students interested in clean energy, sustainability, and policy. Many of the roles express a preference for candidates that speak Spanish, Mandarin, or Arabic. You can review all available opportunities and apply here.
  • Ogilvy – Marketing Internships at Ogilvy- Ogilvy, a marketing and advertising agency, is recruiting current Juniors and Seniors for its paid summer internship program. The summer internship program at Ogilvy provides opportunities in Client Services, Strategy, Production, Consulting, Data, and Experience Design in New York City, as well as 4 other US cities. Applications are due February 1 and require a writing assignment and two letters of recommendation.
  • Shiseido– Shiseido, one of the top cosmetics companies in the world, is hiring for paid, full-time summer 2020 interns in NYC in roles such as Supply Chain, IT, Finance, Marketing, PR and e-Commerce. Learn more and apply here.
  • Summer Hire Opportunities at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Proctor and Gamble Assistant Brand Manager
  • State Government Accountability Auditor Intern– Are you interested in learning more about government programs and operations work or a career in auditing? Intern with the New York State Comptroller’s office of State Government Accountability! Interns will research state/federal rules and regulations, written reports, and other relevant information, Conduct risk reviews and identify issues that warrant further research, and work with audit teams in the field at state agencies, public authorities, and New York City agencies. Preferred candidates are Sophomore-Senior standing and are in relevant majors like Accounting, Business Admin/Management, Comp Sci/CIS, Econ, Engineering, Finance, Math, Public Admin/Health/Policy, Political Science, Statistics. Learn more about the opportunity here. Apply by sending your resume and cover letter to with the position in the subject line.
  • The U.S. Department of Education, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities is seeking interns for Spring 2018!
  • Viacom– Viacom, the media conglomerate that includes CBS, BET, Comedy Central, ShowTime and more is currently recruiting interns for summer 2020. There are a variety of opportunities including: Communications & Social Responsibility, Creative Development & Programming, Legal, Marketing, Research and more. Learn more about the opportunities and submit your application here.
  • Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship in New York: The WiTNY Career Readiness Program is a 6-session extracurricular program, designed to give CUNY students industry-specific preparation for the tech hiring process. Centered within a cohort-focused, experiential framework, sessions cover professional skills development from building an effective resume to how to prepare for a technical interview.

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