New York State Senate and Assembly Undergraduate Sessions

New York State Senate and Assembly

Undergraduate Sessions Assistant Internship Programs for 2022

The New York State Senate and Assembly Sessions Internship are comprehensive academic programs which give qualified students direct access to state government and the legislative process. Strong personal initiative and principles are essential for success in the programs.

Over the past 9 years, more than 70 Baruch students have participated in the Albany Senate and Assembly Session Assistant internship programs during the spring semester. Many of them have been selected for competitive fellowship programs, such as New York City Urban Fellows, and/or have gone onto graduate school.

If you are accepted to the programs, you will:

  • Spend the spring semester (January-May 2022) living and working in the state capital!
  • Earn a $6,600 stipend and 15 credits!
  • Work full-time with a NYS Senator or Assembly member

Want to get well prepared? Register for one of the following virtual information sessions hosted by Prof. Michael Feller, Campus Liaison Officer.

  • Thursday Sept 23rd, 12:30pm-1:30pm: RSVP
  • orThursday Sept 23rd, 5pm-6pm: RSVP

If you have any questions regarding the program and the information session, please or Prof. Kang (

Internship Opportunity at the District Office of Assembly Member, Nathalia Fernandez

The Office of the Assembly Member Nathalia Fernandez is looking for an intern who will work for the Assembly Member’s district office for the upcoming semester. The internship would offer a unique opportunity to work directly with the Assembly Member and allow you to receive hands-on experience working in State and Local Government.

If you are interested or have further questions, please reach out to Mr. Dylan Tragni directly at and Odis Guerrero so they can set up an interview.

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.

The New York State Assembly Internship

The New York State Assembly is looking for interns for the Spring semester. This internship is a great opportunity for students who wish to pursue his/her career in public affairs in the future. During the internship, interns will

  1. Get a $6,200 stipend
  2. Stay in Albany, working minimum 30 hours a week
  3. 12 credits will be allocated: 3 internship credits (POL 5452) and 3 “Special Topics” courses, for example, Legislative Politics, Urban Politics, NYC Politics.

To apply for this internship, students need to

  1. Complete the application form
  2. Two letters of recommendation
  3. A concise writing sample which provides a good indication of the student’s research and communication abilities

You can download the application form here:  (

The application form and all supporting documents should be submitted to Prof. Kang, MK ( by Thursday, October 25th.  Feel free to contact Prof. Kang for further information on the application.

Intern at Equal Justice America

Equal Justice America is a independent non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation and national leader in providing opportunities for law students to work with organization who provide civil legal services to those most in need. We are in the early phases of developing an alumni association for our 4,300 past fellows and are in need of a social media and journalism volunteer. These are unpaid positions but wonderful opportunities for students looking to explore careers in nonprofit work, social media marketing and strategy, journalism, communications, and law. Please share the attached flyer with anyone you think might be interested and have them send their cover letter and resume to by February 28.

Interns at Senator Schumer’s office (Summer & Fall)

Senator Schumer’s office is currently looking for students for our Summer and Fall Internship sessions at our New York City office.

This internship program offers insightful hands-on experience in the operation of a Senate Regional Office. Intern responsibilities typically include: researching local issues, assisting in constituent service, preparing press clips, scanning various local media outlets, assisting at press conferences, and coordinating event logistics.

They are seeking current students or recent graduates from any course of study who have enthusiasm for government and politics.

This internship is unpaid, but we work with students if the school offers course credit.

Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, application form, and 2 references to:

Office of U.S. Senator Charles Schumer
Attn: Czareena Dotchev
780 Third Ave, Suite 2301
New York, NY 10017
Fax: (202) 228-2838, Attn: Czareena Dotchev
E-mail all documents to

For additional information, please feel free to contact Czareena Dotchev at (212) 486-4430

If you’re interested, check out the attached internship application.

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development Division of Economic Opportunity & Regulatory Compliance

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development

Division of Economic Opportunity & Regulatory Compliance

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is the largest municipal housing preservation and development agency in the nation.  The agency promotes the construction and preservation of affordable, high quality housing for low- and moderate-income families in thriving and diverse neighborhoods in every borough by enforcing housing quality standards, financing affordable housing development and preservation, and ensuring sound management of the city’s affordable housing stock.

Economic Opportunity & Regulatory Compliance

The Division of Economic Opportunity & Regulatory Compliance (“EORC”) oversees the agency’s compliance with various federal, state, and local regulatory and statutory requirements.  EORC’s work is at the cross section of many important and exciting policy issues impacting New York City, including:

  • investigating allegations of wage theft and enforcing labor standards requirements to ensure that workers helping to build New York City’s affordable housing are paid prevailing wage rates;
  • revising and operationalizing the agency’s language access plan to ensure that limited English proficiency persons have equal access to the agency’s services;
  • assisting the M/WBE officer with setting, tracking and enforcing the agency’s goals for contracting and subcontracting with minority- and women-owned business enterprises; and
  • educating developers, contractors and the public about fair housing laws and working with the New York City Commission on Human Rights to resolve fair housing complaints.

Internship Description

Economic Opportunity & Regulatory Compliance is seeking an Analytics Intern to work on projects that include data gathering, analysis, report design and generation, scheduling, and other projects as needed.  Interns will work closely with the Division to analyze data that will be used for decision-making.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be detail-oriented;
  • have strong verbal and written communication;
  • have proficient analytical skills, data cleansing and data manipulation skills;
  • have a working grasp of Microsoft Power BI and Office.
  • have the ability to present dense data in an easily digestible form;
  • have excellent customer service skills; and
  • have any combination of education, training, and experience in an office setting.

Duration: 8-12 week commitment

Hours: Flexible within Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Jennifer Annunziata, office manager, at with the subject line “EORC Analytics Intern.”


Program Development Intern Job Description


Dress for Success Worldwide is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the economic independence of women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.


Under the supervision of the Research & Evaluation Specialist, the Program Development Intern will work closely with the Program Development Team to ensure the ultimate success of programmatic implementation and evaluation across the globe.

The ideal candidate is dynamic, highly motivated and passionate about helping women succeed in life and in their careers.


– Establish and maintain a collaborative working relationship with affiliates and communicate about reporting requirements

– Prepare exemplary written correspondence (i.e. thank you letters, evaluation and overview documents, etc.)

– Assist with survey development, data collection, compilation and analysis

– Gather program best practices by tracking and analyzing program outcomes

– Assist as needed with a wide range of other programmatic and operational needs of the team

– Contribute to department’s general administrative tasks, as needed

– Special assignments as necessary


– Exceptional writing, editing and communication skills

– Organized, creative, and skilled in research and tracking.

– Exceptional computer skills and technical expertise (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, social networking tools)

– Excellent attention to detail and follow-through.

– Ability to multi-task, work in fast-paced environment and be a great team player

– Must have the ability to take initiative and work unsupervised

– Passion for helping women succeed in the workplace

– Research and data analysis experience strongly desired


Position available immediately

Dress for Success WW New York office

12 – 14 hours per week

NO CALLS PLEASE: Please email resume and cover letter to with “Program Development Internship” in the subject line. Please indicate which semester you are interested in interning and what your weekly availability is for that semester.