The City University of New York is offering a summer internship program in Washington, D.C. from June 7 to July 30, 2020 for a limited number of CUNY students. The Program will be coordinated by the Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government & Public Affairs and a Campus Faculty Coordinator at each of the City University’s senior colleges.
Applications and Deadlines:
You can access the link to the online application here: https://cunysud.formstack.com/forms/etr_dc_application.
Applications and all supporting materials must be submitted by March 8, 2021—no exceptions. Online interviews with the CUNY Washington, D.C. Internship Program Selection Committee will be conducted on April 16. In order to be considered, student finalists must be available to attend an interview on that date (time TBA). All students selected for an interview will be notified by mail and/or telephone regarding dates and times.
The Program is open to any student who will be a Junior in the Spring 2021 term. Any major may apply, but students who wish to be considered should demonstrate an interest in and understanding of national government and politics. Applicants must also carry a minimum 3.2 GPA, and must submit two confidential faculty recommendations along with their applications. Applicants must also possess a valid Social Security Number or ITIN.
Remote Internship Requirements:
You must be available to serve a minimum of 20 hours/week. You must have access to a reliable computer/laptop/tablet with internet capabilities
CUNY will provide $2,000 scholarship to each eligible student.
Academic Component and College Credit:
All CUNY Washington, D.C. interns must participate in the Program’s academic component, which consists of weekly seminar meetings with prominent members of the Washington, D.C. community. In addition, students will draft research papers and written accounts/analyses of their internship experiences for Campus Faculty Coordinators.
Credits must be arranged—up to 6 credits during the summer or succeeding fall—by students and Campus Faculty Coordinators. All credit arrangements should be made prior to the first day of the internship program, June 7, 2021.
Interns will serve for 20 hours per week during the Summer Program. Based on availability, student interest and experience, the Program will offer internship placements in the following types of offices:
- Legislative offices of U.S. Representatives and Senators;
- Non-governmental advocacy organizations;
- Departments of the federal government.
For further information please contact your Campus Faculty Coordinator, Professor Marcus Johnson (email@example.com or email the Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program at firstname.lastname@example.org