CUNY Internship Programs

Building from the success of the former IT Specialists Internship Program, CUNY Internship Programs is expanding our relationships with New York City agencies to include internships in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Programs include STEM InternshipsThe CUNY 311 Project , and The NYCHA Customer Contact Center Project.

Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government & Public Affairs

The mission of the Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government and Public Affairs is to provide “education for the public service” by bridging the gap between academic study and the practical world of government and public affairs. The Program offers several paid internships: The Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program Award (full-time with a New York City agency), The New York State Assembly Session Intern Program and the New York State Senate Session Assistants Program (full-time, semester long undergraduate and graduate internships in Albany), The New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus CUNY Scholars Program and The CUNY Women’s Public Leadership Intern Program (part-time, semester long paid internships in New York City) and The CUNY Washington, D.C. Internship Program (an intensive eight-week summer experience in D.C.).

College Programs

Baruch College – Weissman Center for International Business

The Weissman Center for International Business arranges internships for Baruch undergraduate and graduate students with firms doing international business in the New York metropolitan area. The duration and structure of each internship is customized to meet the needs of both host and student.

Borough of Manhattan Community College – Internships and Experiential Learning

The Office of Internships and Experiential Learning at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) supports and strongly encourages every student to pursue and complete at least one type of approved experiential learning opportunity prior to completion of study. There are a wide variety of opportunities to choose from, including the most easily recognizable – an internship. Experiential learning consists of BMCC approved activities which develop, enhance and build upon academic knowledge, skills and values. Activities can be in the classroom, co-curricular, in the workplace setting and through community engagement. For more details, contact the Office of Internships and Experiential Learning. Experiential learning is hands-on education. This type of opportunity allows students to apply knowledge gained and produce evidentiary skills and outcomes to better understand the global job market and transfer to the next destination, whether that be workforce or another degree-granting program.

Brooklyn College – Internship Stipend Awards

Internship Stipend Awards are competitive cash awards to help current undergraduate and graduate students take non-paid off-campus internships (volunteer, research, student teaching and internships required for your degree qualify) that you would not have otherwise been able to afford. Internships providing small stipends such as travel or lunch, and internships for academic credit, are also eligible.

City College of New York – Career & Professional Development Institute Internship Program

CPDI developed an internship program that will advocate for and market the CCNY students to employers in effort to place the CCNY students in valuable internship opportunities.

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism – Summer Internship Program

Most CUNY journalism students, except for those in the one-year social journalism program, graduate with on-the-job experience gained during a required summer internship. The school guarantees that every student will be paid, either by the employer or, if compensation is not provided, with a stipend from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

CUNY School of Professional Studies – Capstone Project Class

Students in the BS in Business online degree program have the opportunity to complete their capstone requirement by participating in an internship for credit. Whether it’s on campus, online, or through phone counseling, Career Services provides support to students looking to identify opportunities to fulfill this requirement.

CUNY School of Law

A complete listing of internships is updated regularly. All postings for post-graduate, school term and summer internships are located on the CUNY Law Job Portal.

Hunter College – Dietetic Internship Program

The Dietetic Internship (DI) is a supervised practice program that enables graduates eligibility for the dietitian registration examination and active membership in the American Dietetic Association (ADA). The DI provides a minimum of 900 hours of supervised practice experience to meet the competencies for entry-level dietitians and the standards of education set forth by Commission on Accreditation in Dietetics (CADE), the accrediting arm of ADA. The Dietetic Internship is offered through the Nutrition and Food Science (NFS) and Public Health Nutrition track in the Urban Public Health (UPH) program in the School of Health Sciences – a specialized unit of Hunter which offers programs in health related professions.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice – Academic Internship Program

The Academic Internship Program is an integral part of a students’ path to career discovery.  This program supports students in discovering, experiencing, and deciding upon future career goals.

Kingsborough Community College – Center for Career Development and Experiential Learning

Exploring careers and developing internships offering you the ability to acquire professional experience.

Lehman College – Internship Program in Geography Information Science

The Lehman College Department of Geology and Geography now has an Internship Program for students concentrating in Geography Information Science (GISc). The Internships earn 4 credits towards a degree, and can be paid or unpaid. Students in the internship program are expected to work at the job site from 8-20 hours per week for the term, depending on the needs of the particular employer and student.

Macaulay Honors College – Internship Experiences

One of the goals of Macaulay Honors College is to prepare students for leadership in their chosen fields. Learning experiences outside of the classroom enrich studies, expand horizons, and provide valuable practical experience to prepare students for their careers.

New York College City of Technology – Internship Programs

Computer System Technology Department internship program helps students build a bridge between education and real applications.

Human Services Professional Internship I & II -The Human Services Fieldwork experience provides students with opportunities to integrate theory and practice.

Mathematics Internship/Scholarship – awards approximately 25 scholarships of up to $2,000 per semester for students majoring in Applied Mathematics, Chemical Technology and Computer Science. Each scholarship is renewable and may be received for a maximum of eight (8) semesters.

Queens College – Department of Media Studies Internships

The internship program in the Department of Media Studies is an honors program.

York College – U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Positions involve instrumental and analytical chemistry employing HPLC, AA, FTIR, UV and other methods for the analysis of metals, colors, pesticides, food additives and pharmaceuticals.