CUNY Women’s Public Service Internship Program

CUNY Women’s Public Service Internship Program

Deadline is July 22

The City University of New York offers a fall internship opportunity in New York City for selected students. The CUNY Women’s Public Service Internship Program will provide highly qualified individuals the opportunity to learn by doing with the offices of selected legislators working to benefit women and promote women’s issues in New York. The focus of internship assignments varies. Community affairs, research, and policy formulation in areas of most concern to women is central. CUNY will provide $2,000 to each eligible student.

In addition to the first hand experiences they receive with the local offices of legislators, all CUNY Women’s Public Service Interns are given academic guidance through enrollment in campus-based seminars with faculty, as well as in special meetings with Internship Program staff. Students also draft research papers and written logs, in which they describe, analyze, and comment upon their internships.

Women’s Public Service Interns also attend the CUNY Women’s Leadership Conference and other special events sponsored by the University. This combination of on campus and off campus activities constitutes the core of the CUNY Women’s Public Service Internship Program—an academically rigorous experience for students considering careers and involvement in public service.

The Program is open to any student who has completed 30 credits by the Fall 2021 term (CUNY graduate students are not subject to the credit requirement) in which the internship takes place. Any major may apply, but students who wish to be considered should demonstrate an interest in women’s issues and public policy in New York. Applicants must carry a 3.0 GPA, and must submit the names of two faculty members who will provide confidential recommendations.

Selected participants will earn academic credit (POL5052: Field Work in Government and Politics).

Students can submit their applications using the following link (also available on ETR website):

The fall 2021 internship cycle may be remote, in-person, or hybrid, and will be based on the capacity and expectations of host sites, student needs, and the Academic Continuity Guidelines of CUNY.

For further information, please contact Prof. MK Kang (


  • Students serve up to 15 hours per week
  • Scholarship-eligible students will receive $2,000.00
  • Applicants must have completed at least 30 undergraduate credits by the Fall 2021 term (CUNY graduate students are not subject to the credit requirement), must carry a 3.0 GPA, and submit the names of two faculty members who will provide confidential  recommendations
  • Students will enroll in a weekly seminar at their college to earn academic credit
  • Students also attend 3 monthly meetings at CUNY TV
  • Participation in the annual CUNY Women’s Leadership Conference during the fall semester
  • All majors may apply

Please spread the word if you know any students who might be interested in it.

U.S. Department of State: Student Trainee (Program Analysis) — PAID Internship

This vacancy announcement will be open from May 20, 2021 to May 24, 2021 or when 50 applications have been received. The vacancy will close on whichever day the first of these conditions are met. If the application limit is reached on the same day the announcement opened, the open and close date will be the same. Candidates are encouraged to read the entire announcement before submitting their application packages.

This position is assigned to the Bureau of Administration, Office of Real Property Management (A/OPR/RPM). A/OPR/RPM is responsible for all domestic real estate including acquisition of space and all design and construction activities.  As such, it is responsible for budget oversight and assignment of domestic space for the Department as well as development and management of strategic housing plans and asset management plans for the Department’s domestic real property portfolio.

As a Student Trainee (Program Analysis) GS-02, you will:

  • Compile simple data for analysis by the supervisor or higher-graded staff.
  • Perform specific, routine operations that include a few separate tasks or procedures, as directed by the supervisor or higher-graded staff
  • Assemble information in accordance with specific guidance and enters data to automated systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

This Year-Round position requires at least 20 hours per week between the hours of 8:15 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday-Friday.

For more information, including how to apply, visit USAJOBS.

Applications Open! Public Policy Leadership Conference at the Harvard Kennedy School

The 21st Annual Public Policy Leadership Conference (PPLC) will be held October 8-10, 2021. Submit your application by Tuesday, June 15 at 5 p.m. ET. It will be entirely virtual this year due to the pandemic, but participants can still expect to have a life-changing experience.

The PPLC inspires talented and driven undergraduate students to pursue careers in public policy and become leaders in:

  • Federal, state, or local governments
  • Nongovernmental organizations
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Intergovernmental organizations
  • International institutions
  • Social enterprises

During the PPLC, you will have the chance to learn about what it means to study public policy in a graduate school environment and will have opportunities to connect with current HKS students, faculty, and staff as well as other high-achieving undergraduate students.

You will also receive information about possible fellowship and scholarship opportunities that could help fund your HKS graduate studies.

The PPLC 2021 agenda is a work in progress, but look at last year’s schedule to get a sense of its formative opportunities.

To be considered for PPLC, you must:

  • Be enrolled in a two- or four- year U.S. institution at the time of the conference
  • Have completed at least 2 academic semesters at a two- or four- year U.S. institution at time of the conference
  • Not be scheduled to receive a bachelor’s degree in the 2021-2022 academic year
  • Be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient
  • Have a 3.0 grade point average (GPA) or above
  • Demonstrate an abiding commitment to public service through activism, student leadership, civic participation at school, in your community, or through volunteering. These details should be included in your resume and personal statement essay.

To learn more about the PPLC, including instructions on how to apply visit the Public Policy Leadership Conference homepage.

Volunteers for Fatima – Fatima Baryab (D) campaign for city council, seeking interns!

Message from Fatima Baryab:

My name is Fatima Baryab and I took on the endeavor of running for New York City Council at the age of 22. I want like-minded youth to get involved in my campaign because now it’s our time to shine.

We only stand strong when we are united. Therefore, as a fellow New Yorker, I am asking for your help. I am looking for passionate New Yorkers who want to reclaim our city. New Yorkers who wish to take control of our history. New Yorkers who wish to be the flicker of hope in the darkness that surrounds us today.

I am willing to provide a platform to initiate this change. As Interns/volunteers participants will be compensated with recommendations, community service credits, and a stipend to cover food and travel expenses. Additionally, this is an ideal opportunity for students wishing to gain experience in the fields of political science and public affairs. Students will be provided a safe and nurturing environment that will facilitate them in their career search.

I am writing to you to help spread the word of this opportunity to your students at Baruch College.

Please find the flyer and application attached to this email. Please contact my team at with any questions.

Application Link:

Volunteers For Fatima Flyer

Center for an Urban Future — Paid Summer Internships, apply now!

The Center for an Urban Future (CUF) is an independent, nonpartisan policy organization that uses fact-based research to elevate important issues and advance practical solutions to reduce inequality, increase economic mobility, and grow the economy in New York City. 

Application Deadline for Summer 2021 internships: 5/1/2021

CUF seeks interns with interest and experience in journalism and/or public policy research to support our work. Intern responsibilities include:

  • Data analysis
  • Phone interviews
  • Web research
  • Writing
  • and more …

This is an hourly paid position. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to

For more information, visit:

Vaccine for All Corps now hiring!

In his recent State of the City address, Mayor de Blasio announced the Vaccine for All Corps, an effort to bring good jobs to 2,000 New Yorkers supporting vaccination efforts across the five boroughs. We are excited to announce that hiring for the first of these positions is now live!

Recruitment for Vaccine for All Corps jobs is led by the Workforce1 Career Center System operated by the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS), targeting candidates from the communities hit hardest by COVID-19. No healthcare experience is required for many of these positions, which include roles in site management, operations, and client services, in addition to clinical roles. Interested jobseekers should visit to fill out an interest form to begin the screening process with SBS Workforce1 staff.

The Vaccine for All Corps will bring much needed job opportunities to our hardest-hit communities, while also ensuring that there are familiar, friendly faces greeting New Yorkers at their local vaccination site—and in their languages—driving trust and combating hesitancy. Again, no healthcare experience is required for many Vaccine for All Corps roles and all jobseekers with operations, customer service, and management experience should apply at, including those from hard-hit sectors such as restaurant and hospitality workers.

Starr Career Center Diversity Expo! Friday February 26th 11 AM – 3 PM

The 5th annual Diversity Career Expo Baruch College is designed to provide candidates from diverse backgrounds with an opportunity to meet employers and organizations interested in recruiting new talent for internships, leadership programs and entry-level positions.

This event will kick off with a keynote address on the importance & benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, followed by group discussions on diversity recruiting tactics, concluding with a 2-hour networking session where students and employers can connect and speak about hiring opportunities.

You can register to attend the Diversity Career Expo with this link: 

Diversity Scholarships @ the CUNY School of Labor — Deadline March 4th!

The Joseph S. Murphy Scholarship for Diversity in Labor is committed to diversity and excellence. This unique scholarship was created for women and students of color who wish to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies at the CUNY School for Labor and Urban Studies (SLU). It is available to students nationwide.

The Scholarship Application is available here.

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must first apply for early admission – and be accepted – to SLU. Applicants may apply either to the MA in Labor Studies program or the BA in Urban and Community Studies program with a concentration in Labor Studies. Both programs are flexible, interdisciplinary majors that let students pursue a wide range of academic interests and careers, such as labor relations, law, public policy, and social justice.

Awardees of the Diversity Scholarship receive two-year scholarships of up to $30,000 (graduate students) and up to $20,000 (undergraduate students). To be eligible, undergraduate students must have earned 60 or more prior college credits, with at least a 2.5 GPA. Graduate students must have earned at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA in their prior undergraduate-level work. Questions about the application process should be directed to the SLU Scholarships Office at

REQUIRED: Early Admission to MA or BA degree program. Your degree program application is due March 4, 2021 to be eligible for the Diversity Scholarship.

The Diversity Scholarship application submission deadline is March 23, 2021 at 11:59 PM.