Govt/ Public Internships

  1. Web access only: Federal agencies (
  2. The NY State Assembly Session Intern Program
  3. Model NYS Senate Session Project: The Model New York State Senate Session Project is an annual leadership development program, run by the ETR Internship Program in collaboration with the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force of the New York State Legislature and the State University of New York
  4. NYC Public Advocate office
  5. Office of the Mayor (All departments)
  6. Comptroller summer internships (appointment by March)
  7. City of New York Summer Internship Program: City Service Corps is comprised of high-impact service projects led by city agencies in impact areas addressing critical capacity and community-related issues
    1. from September 1, 2021 to July 8, 2022
    2. Full Time
  8. Brooklyn District Attorney: Intern’s duties may include assisting in investigations, attending trials, preparing and compiling documents and financial data, conducting and analyzing legal research, and supporting community outreach programs:
  9. Summer Internship Program (SIP) -Paid and unpaid summer internships for undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled or accepted in a college or university.
  10. The Manhattan district attorney’s office: 12-week internships are offered per semester when interns work 12-15 hours per week & students may assist in investigations, hearings, and trials; prepare, compile and analyze legal and non-legal documents, etc
  11. New York State Office of the State Comptroller’s Future Forward Internship Academy: This 12-week intensive summer program requires a time commitment of 37.5 hours a week. Successful participants will receive up to 13 upper-level college credits towards a baccalaureate degree. Students must be in the process of completing their sophomore, junior or senior year of college at the time of application. Space is limited; therefore, timely submission of the application and required documents is essential. All majors will be considered. The program is offered in Albany, and on a limited basis in New York City. Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities, are available upon request.
  12. The Public Service Corps offers two types of internships to graduate and undergraduate students: Work-Study internships and Academic Credit internships
  13. Pathways Program (paid),: The Pathways Programs include three paid Civil Service programs located in the United States. Specific positions will be posted here when the application window opens. Please register under Keep Me Informed to receive automatic notifications about these opportunities
  14. The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program : Six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current issues and trends in international affairs, a greater understanding of career opportunities in international affairs, and the enhanced knowledge and skills to pursue such careers. The Program usually selects participants (known as “Rangel Scholars”) each year from universities throughout the United States. This program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service, women, and those with financial need. Students live at Howard University, attend classes, and participate in a variety of programs with foreign affairs professionals at Howard and at diverse locations around Washington, DC.
  15. Ford Foundation Internships: Our summer internship program has provided an enriching and rewarding learning experience for students in all majors, with varying career aspirations. Designed to expose students to the workings of philanthropy and civil society, this internship emphasizes building skills and navigating the nuances of working in a professional setting
  16. Central Intelligence Agency: Our student (internship and co-operative education) programs offer highly unique and rewarding student experiences as you help keep our Nation safe. Work alongside experts in your field of study as you gain real-world experience within the Intelligence Community.
  17. Federal Bureau of Investigation: Learn about new FBI job opportunities in Huntsville, AL, where you could be at the forefront of our mission. Huntsville is welcoming a cross section of FBI employees to expand its presence at the FBI’s Redstone Arsenal facility. Relocation opportunities are available for you and your family. Bring your dedication to the FBI and a brand new facility!
  18. Department of Homeland Security: Whether you are still in school or just starting out in your career, we have many opportunities for you to make a meaningful difference while building your skills. Help protect American interests and secure our nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career. Get a job at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
  19. – AmeriCorps: AmeriCorps sends people power and funding to communities across the country. Disaster response, opioid crisis, education – these are just a few of the causes where AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers have stepped up to strengthen their community.
  20. Student Conservation Association: in SCA’s nationwide network of young conservationists and explore green career opportunities with professional internships in the field. Whether your dream is to lead public programs as a park ranger, trek the backcountry as a field scientist, or explore new sustainability solutions as an urban planner

                                                INTERNATIONAL PLACEMENT

  1. United Nations Internship Program: Only for seniors
  2. International Rescue Committee: Humanitarian crises such as refugees in the world
  3. Human Rights Watch: Human rights issue worldwide
  4. Freedom House: Dedicated for free institutions worldwide
  5. Council on Foreign Relations: International affairs
  6. Madre: For women and families worldwide
  7. James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program (Formerly Carnegie): Fellows have the opportunity to conduct research for books, co-author journal articles, and policy papers, participate in meetings with high-level officials, contribute to congressional testimony, and organize briefings attended by scholars, journalists, and government officials. ( 1 yr & paid)