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APPLY FOR AN INTERNSHIP! Click on the links below to learn more about these great internship opportunities!

Community Organizer Internship — Community Action for Safe Apartments (CASA) is grounded in the belief that everyone has a basic right to a safe, healthy, affordable and stable home. CASA seeks an intern with a passion for social justice and social change; a willingness
to meet new people and develop diverse relationships; a willingness to participate in community outreach, research and project development; a willingness to learn; work well individually and as a group; and is dynamic, honest, hard-working and fun! English/Spanish bilingual skills are a plus. Experience with twitter/facebook/instagram is a plus! Hours are flexible and can easily be worked around students’ schedule. For more information, click here to view the internship flyer, visit CASA’s website at casapower.org/volunteerintern-opportunities or contact Susanna Blankley, Director of Housing Organizing at 718-716-8000, ext. 125 or email s.blankley@newsettlement.org.

Education Research and Data Analysis Internship (Part Time) - Bronxworks seeks an intern with a minimum of three years of college, majoring in the social sciences, urban affairs, public policy, social work, or a related field.  Work experience or training in survey design, administration, and analysis is a must along with familiarity of social issues facing low-income Bronx communities.  For more information, please visit the Bronxworks website at bronxworks.org/internships. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Ken Small, Development Director at ksmall@bronxworks.org.

Community Housing Internship – Seeking job experience as a community organizer or looking to fight for our neighborhood? Consider applying for a 4-month internship with GOLES (Good Old Lower East Side), a neighborhood housing and preservation organization that has served the Lower East Side of Manhattan since 1977. Our interns help with research, door-knocking, campaign strategy, phonebanking, and administrative tasks. If you’re interested in interning, visit the website for more information at goles.org/getInvolved, call (212) 358-1231 or contact Margot Seigle at margot@goles.org.

Paid Internships with Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) – This summer’s Young Adult Internship Program begins July 31 at three locations in Brooklyn and Jamaica. Young adults are encouraged to apply today! Youth must be 17-24 years old, out of school and unemployed, NYC residents, and eligible to work in the US – a diploma is not required.  Participants work 25 hours a week gaining job skills, life skills and work experience, earning up to $3,850 in 14 weeks! Open Houses will be held this month in Bed-Stuy, Bushwick & Jamaica. Click here to see YAIP program flyer with Open House times, dates & locations! If you can’t make it to an Open House, please visit www.obtjobs.org/referral, email OBToutreach@obtjobs.org or call or text 917-530-1496 for more information.

Content Creator InternGain the opportunity to be hands-on and influential in increasing the brand awareness of a new start-up company in Brooklyn, NY. Concrete Connect Inc., www.concreteconnect.nyc, a new airport shuttle transportation service, provides shared-ride airport shuttle service from Brooklyn to New York City airports. Concrete Connect believes their customers should Ride Well and Travel Well, and this messaging should be communicated consistently to potential customers. We are looking to hire a creative Content Creator Intern to develop travel content/articles for our website and social media channels. Qualified interns should have a focus in Communications, Journalism, Social Media or Marketing for their expected degree; In depth knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter; travel experience; Excellent written communication skills. Click here to read full internship flyer. For more information or to apply, email info@concreteconnect.nyc.

Paid Summer High School Internship Program at the Office of the Brooklyn District Attorney – Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez is offering a paid 5-week summer internships to qualified high school sophomores, juniors & rising seniors attending school in Brooklyn. The internship will offer invaluable insight into the criminal justice system in addition to a $150 weekly stipend and a free Metrocard. To apply visit www.brooklynda.org/internships and click on the high school summer internship link. Students will be asked to provide recent academic transcripst, a one-page resume, two letters of recommendation (from a teacher, coach, mentor, etc.), along with a 300-word typed personal essay (12 pt. font, double spaced.) The deadline to apply is April 20, 2017. Click here to see flyer. For more information call 718-250-4873.

Apply for Legal, Policy or Communications Internships at the Office of NYC Public Advocate Letitia James. The application period remains open and interns are hired throughout the year. For more information, visit the Public Advocate’s website at pubadvocate.nyc.gov/internships-volunteer-employment-opportunities or call (212) 669-7250 or email GetHelp@pubadvocate.nyc.gov.

Apply for a Paid Summer Internship at Comptroller Scott Stringer’s Office – The Comptroller’s Office is committed to providing a wide range of learning and work opportunities to students with an interest in public service. Over the course of the nine-week program, interns will participate in hands-on departmental projects in their assigned bureau as well as an overall enrichment program that includes networking opportunities, professional development programming and community service activities. Students are expected to work 28 hours a week on a Monday – Thursday schedule. The term of the Summer Internship program is 9 weeks, from June 5th to August 3rd. The application deadline is March 31st. Currently interns will receive $12-14 (Undergraduate) and $15-$19 (Graduate and Law)  an hour for a maximum work week of 28 hours. For more information, visit the Comptroller’s website at comptroller.nyc.gov/jobs/summer-internship-program/ or contact SummerInternship@comptroller.nyc.gov.

Paid Summer Internships at the Brooklyn Navy Yard - BNYDC’s mission is to fuel New York City’s economic vitality by creating and preserving quality jobs, growing the City’s modern industrial sector and its businesses, and connecting the local community with the economic opportunity and resources of the Yard. As part of this mission, BNYDC is excited to welcome our third group of local students to our Summer Internship Program. The BNYDC Summer Internship Program connects college-attending or college-bound young adults with Navy Yard-based businesses for 8 week summer internships. The Summer Internship Program gives students an opportunity to gain real work experience, exposure to the Brooklyn Navy Yard and the industrial sector, and the opportunity to earn a salary during the summer that may supplement their college costs.  All interns commit to a 40 hour work week with a one hour unpaid lunch break each day. This totals to 35 paid hours each week. All interns are compensated at $11/hr. For more information and to apply, visit http://brooklynnavyyard.org/employment/summer-internship/ or  email SummerInternship@BrooklynNavyYard.org. The deadline to apply is April 15th.

NYC’s Ladders for Leaders program provides high school and college students the opportunity to participate in summer internships with some of the most dynamic corporations and businesses in New York City. The NYC Ladders for Leaders program, a component of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), provides professional internships to NYC youth between the ages of 16 to 22. This competitive process differs from the traditional SYEP model in that it requires applicants to submit an application to one of several community-based organizations (CBO) serving the five boroughs. Applications are evaluated based on academic performance, response to an essay question, and resume. Once participants have been selected, they are engaged in 30-hours of pre-employment training designed to teach essential workplace readiness skills and business etiquette. Interviews for summer internships are scheduled by our partnering CBO’s in a variety of industries from the public and private sectors. Final selections for the six-week internship are made by our partnering employers. If you are interested in applying to the Ladders for Leaders Program, you MUST complete an SYEP application first to be directed to the Ladders application page. Please click here to start your SYEP/Ladders application. Applications are due on March 17th.

NYC Fellows Film Program Now Accepting Applications: The NYC Fellows Program is accepting applications for the 2017-2019 program from NYC high school students ages 14-18 from across all five boroughs. The Fellows Program is an award-winning, 30-month immersion in cinematic storytelling and production training for high school students. Students receive college-level instruction from leading filmmakers and industry experts, visit live sets and studios, and even have the opportunity to shoot films abroad. The Fellows Program is free of charge for all students. Click on this link for more information and the application. Applications are due on March 15th.

Get Paid!  Young Adult Internship Program! If you know a youth 17-24 who is not working or in school, they can earn $3,850 in 14 weeks while earning valuable job skills and work experience!  Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) are hosting two open houses for interested youth to learn more and apply.  To qualify, youth must be currently out of school and unemployed, 17-24 years old, and eligible to work in the US.  To apply they must bring a photo ID, social security card and proof of address.  Click here to see program flyer. For more information, contact OBT at 718-381-3222.

Young Adult Internship Program at Henry Street Settlement – This 14-week fully paid internship program includes two weeks of job training classes followed by an 12-week internship site placement. Participants are paid $11 an hour for the 14 week duration. For those who need their GED/HSE, they will be enrolled in our in-house GED/HSE classes. To enter the program, applicants must be between 17-24 and out of work or school. The application deadline is March 6th. Henry Street Settlement is located at 99 Essex street (3rd floor) above the McDonalds. For more information, click here to see program flyer or visit the website.  If you have any further questions don’t hesitate to call at 646-539-8774. Feel free to share this within your networks.

Free Web Design and Coding Fundamentals Program! For high school grads interested in technology and web design, Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) is now accepting applications to the Web Design and Coding Fundamentals Program!  Participants learn popular coding languages, develop original websites and earn Adobe Photoshop Certification; some paid internships available through the program.  To qualify youth must have a high school diploma, not be in school, and eligible to work in the US.  To apply they must bring a photo ID, social security card and proof of address.  Program offered at the Innovation Lab, 87 35th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232  Click here to see program flyer. For more information, contact OBT at 718-381-3222.

NYC HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: LEARN, TEACH, AND GET PAID! The Application Deadline has been extended to Wednesday, November 23, 2016! New York City public and charter school students can apply now for a paid, in-depth spring-summer 2017 internship where they can learn about different cultures and making a difference in the world.  The High School Apprenticeship Program at the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust offers New York City public high school students a challenging program of work and study as they learn about Jewish heritage, the Holocaust, and what goes on “behind the scenes” at a museum. TRAINING: From February through June, Apprentices participate in paid, after-school training twice a month to prepare them for full-time summer employment at the Museum.  SUMMER EMPLOYMENT: Apprentices have full-time paid positions at the Museum, from the end of June through mid-August. Through a close mentoring relationship with staff, Apprentices explore careers in different departments at the Museum, as well as hear Holocaust survivor testimony, go on field trips, and lead tours for summer youth groups. Students from all backgrounds from New York City high schools and charter schools are encouraged to apply.  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION & FOR MORE INFORMATION or CLICK HERE FOR THE ONLINE APPLICATION  Questions? hsap@mjhnyc.org | 646.437.4273 | www.mjhnyc.org

The Ranger Conservation Corps – The Ranger Conservation Corps (RCC) is an urban environmental internship for high school students. RCC participants work on environmental restoration in Forever Wild sites located in our flagship parks. There are two RCC sessions each year (fall and spring), and each session lasts 8 to 10 weeks. The program occurs one day a week, on a school day afternoon for 2 to 2.5 hours. RCC is a great program for students who are interested in the natural world or environmental issues. It is an excellent opportunity to gain experience while working with the Urban Park Rangers. Participants may go on exciting field trips including canoeing, overnight camping and more. RCC participants receive community service hours, and the experience looks great on a college application. Interested students are encouraged to fill out an RCC Student Application Form and submit it to the address listed. For more information, call 311 (or 212-NEW-YORK outside of NYC) and ask for the Urban Park Rangers.

Mayor’s Office Internship Program – The Spring 2017 Internship Application is now open.  Please submit your application before November 13, 2016. The Mayor’s Office Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop the capacity to solve New York City’s most pressing issues. The mission of the Mayor’s Office Internship Program is to build a diverse pipeline of future public service leaders. This highly selected diverse group of men and women collaborate with staff to better the Office of the Mayor and New York City. Visit the Mayor’s Internship website or email interns@cityhall.nyc.gov with any questions.

Urban Fellow positions available for college students & graduates! The 2017 – 2018 Urban Fellows Program application is now open! The Urban Fellows Program is a highly selective, nine-month fellowship which combines work in Mayoral offices and City agencies with volunteer service opportunities and a seminar series that explores current urban issues impacting public policy. Program participants are diverse and come from all over the country to work in New York City. The program is designed to introduce America’s finest college students and graduates to local government and public service. The nine month Fellowship begins September 5, 2017 and ends May 11, 2018. Participants will receive a stipend of $30,000 and Health Insurance coverage (not including dental or vision.) For more information, visit the program website or contact the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services at (212)-386-0058.

Year Up Offers Paid Internship & Training Program: Don’t miss out on this great opportunity! 100% of qualified students are placed into internships. You could be next! Classes begin in March and September. Applications are considered on a rolling basis until the class is filled. Year Up is a one year, intensive training program that provides low income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skill development, college credits and corporate internships. Participants earn a stipend throughout the program (both while you train and during your internship) and complete courses eligible for college credit. For more information and to apply, visit: www.yearup.org

YAIP Paid Internships – Fall is here and Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow is gearing up for our paid Young Adult Internship Program, starting this November! This 14-week program is an excellent opportunity for young adults 17-24 to gain valuable job skills, hands-on experience at an internship site, and job placement and educational support, while earning minimum wage and working 25 hours a week! The Young Adult Paid Internship Program (YAIP) begins November 7, 2016. The 14-week Paid Internship Program which offers 3 weeks of comprehensive job training followed by an 11 week internship at local business, law firms, corporate offices, non-profit organizations and various government entities throughout NYC. Participants earn minimum wage, 25 hours a week, totaling at $3,150 throughout the 14 weeks. Participants obtain certifications in Customer Service and Microsoft Office. College access and job placement assistance is offered once program is completed. Access to free professional clothing and a free YMCA Membership. Click Here to see Program Flyer. For more information, click here to visit the program website.

Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP) Programs Internship – The Participatory Budgeting Project, Inc. (PBP) is seeking part-time interns for the Brooklyn office beginning Fall 2016. The internship is ideal for individuals interested in exploring the potential of participatory democracy and gaining experience in the internal operations of a growing nonprofit while furthering their skills in research and statistics/data analysis. Interns may be current or recently graduated students in any relevant degree- or certificate-granting program (2-year or 4-year college, graduate level), or professionals in transition (of any educational level) who are looking to develop new skills. Interns will receive a stipend of $500/month. For more information, visit our website at www.participatorybudgeting.org. To apply, send a letter of interest, resume, and work sample (e.g. a brochure, flyer, powerpoint presentation, info sheet, website or 2-3 page report/paper excerpt as appropriate) to jobs@participatorybudgeting.org by August 22.

Children of Promise, NYC Internships - Children of Promise, NYC (CPNYC) is actively recruiting for Summer 2016 Paid Internships ($1000 Stipend.) CPNYC is a community based, nonprofit organization, in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, with a mission to embrace the children of incarcerated parents and empower them to break the cycle of intergenerational involvement in the criminal justice system. CPNYC offers an innovative and unique after-school program and summer day camp, the only one of its kind in New York City, specifically designed to meet the needs, interests and concerns of children left behind by parents serving time in prison. Click here to visit website with more information about the internship or call (718) 483-9290.

Intern at the Flatbush Tenant Coalition - The Flatbush Tenant Coalition is launching our volunteer & internship initiative! Whether you’re available an hour a month or several hours a week, whether you’re a teen or a senior, you can help us build tenant power & strengthen our community. Learn more about housing in NYC. Access professional trainings. Share your skills and learn new ones. Get school & community credit. Join a community of neighbors fighting for stronger tenant rights and an end to displacement. Click here to read more about the opportunities available. Contact Aga Trojniak, Coalition Coordinator, for more details: ftcoalition@gmail.com or347.232.5417

Internships at Senator Jesse Hamilton’s Office – Interns will learn about the New York City and New York State political system, plus have the opportunity to work alongside a staff member in their ‑selected field of interest, and apply their interests to the projects they are assigned. Opportunities are available in communications, legislative, constituent services, community engagement & special events. Prospective interns should be able to write and communicate clearly with staff and constituents, maintain a professional demeanor and appropriately represent the office and the Senator. Familiarity with city government and proficiency in Spanish, French or Chinese, is a plus, but not required. For more information, click here to read full internship description. To apply, send resumé to Hamilton@nysenate.gov.

Americorps VISTA Internships at ACS - Apply by May 31, 2016. Make a difference in the lives of New York City families and children while gaining experience in NYC government as an AmeriCorps NYC VISTA.AmeriCorps NYC VISTA members will serve for 12 months at ACS and work to create as well as improve upon management and data tracking and training systems, develop resources, and organize outreach. ACS is seeking three VISTA members to support the following ACS Departments: Division of Family Permanency Services, Division of Youth and Family Justice & Offices of Public Private Partnerships & Communications and Community Affairs. Learn more about the program by visiting the website at  www1.nyc.gov/site/acs/about/work/americorps.page.  For more information, contact Bridgette Blair at 212-788-3209 or NYCVISTA@cityhall.nyc.gov.

Chhaya Internships – Are you interested in working for one of New York City’s leading social justice non-profits? Chhaya CDC offers opportunities for up and coming leaders in our community who want to make a difference in the lives of our immigrant communities. We are seeking talented individuals who are committed to learning and growth with our organization and who can make meaningful contributions to our efforts to ensure that the lives of the South Asian population in our city is improved and sustained. Apply now to these exciting opportunities: Asset Building Intern; Communications Intern. For more information, email info@chhayacdc.org.

ARTS Intern Program – ARTS Intern places undergraduates from diverse cultural backgrounds in paid summer internships at museums and cultural institutions. Since its inception in 1999, the program has provided an exciting opportunity for college undergraduates to learn about museum professions in New York City, through internships in museums and cultural institutions. Positions for the summer of 2016 are being added each week. Check here for new positions. Positions will remain open until filled. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. For more information, visit www.artsintern.org or email artsintern@studioinaschool.org.

El Museo del Barrio Internships – Each spring, summer, and fall El Museo del Barrio offers Internship opportunities to promising undergraduate and graduate students, recent graduates and career changers who are considering careers in the arts, education, non-profits and museum profession. Through administrative and project-based Internships, Interns have opportunities to research, conceptualize, coordinate, execute, and/or evaluate programs and initiatives. During the spring and fall sessions Interns are expected to commit 14-21 hours per week during a 14-16 week cycle, and 10 week cycle during the summer. Intern @ El Museo this Summer! Summer 2016 Internship Cycle begins in June  and runs through the end of August.  Please note, applications must be received on or by April 29, 2016 to be considered. For more information, email  interns@elmuseo.org or call 212.831.7272.

Television Production Internship – Are you a student pursuing a degree in Television Production or Journalism, have already taken some studio production classes and you are looking for an opportunity to get some real hands on experience, then look no further. Brooklyn45 offers production experience internships to several college students and college graduates each year. Interns work as writers preparing interview questions and short features. We also have internship opportunities for persons wanting to operate studio cameras and work in other studio positions. Brooklyn45 internships are designed to prepare students for the world of television production. For more information or to apply, visit the website at brooklyn45.com or contact Brooklyn45 TV at  Brooklyn45channel@gmail.com.

Chinese-American Planning Council Volunteer & Internship Programs
The CPC Volunteer CORE Program and CPC Internship Program both focus on community service and becoming active leaders in the community.  The CPC Internship Program consists of undergraduate and graduate students who would like to leave a footprint in the community by helping CPC reach out to members in and outside of the community through community service and fundraising projects.  The Volunteer CORE Program consists of motivated high school students. For more information, Click Here to visit the CPC website or call (212) 941-0920.

Discovery Internships
Age: Teens
Website: http://www.discoveryinternships.com/
Description: New York City is one of the greatest cities in the world. With unique opportunities in over 25 industries including medicine, fashion, finance, and entrepreneurship, NYC is an ideal place for a summer high school internship.
• Past interns have coordinated fashion shows, learned about financial markets and securities, critiqued scripts for plays and movies, and examined x-rays at veterinary hospitals. Spend your days exploring your interests and your weekends having a great time in “the City That Never Sleeps.”
• On campus housing at NYU. Evening and weekend activities. 2 meals daily. Transportation to and from your internship. College credit from NYU. New friends from all over the world. During this all-inclusive experience, we take care of all of the details and support you throughout the summer.

DYCD Internship & Fellowship Opportunities – The Department of Youth & Community Development sent notification of new internships available to NYC students. Click the links next to each to visit the website and find out more about each opportunity. Apply today!
White House Internship: www.whitehouse.gov/about/internships
Intern with Radio Station WBLS 107.5 fm: www.wbls.com/internships
Thiel Fellowship: www.thielfellowship.org
Google Bold Intern Program: www.google.com/about/careers/search#!t=jo&jid=21415002
Internmatch:
https://www.internmatch.com/

Everytown for Gun Control Internships – Everytown for Gun Control is offering paid internships (2-3 days/week in the NYC office) for ambitious, motivated individuals interested in stemming gun violence and working towards positive social change. Digital, Policy, Communications, State Affairs, Legal, Outreach & Organizing Internships are available. Click this link and scroll down to view details about the available internships (everytown.org/482374902835-2/). Everytown is the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country with more than 2 million supporters including moms, mayors, survivors, and everyday Americans who are fighting for reforms that respect the Second Amendment and protect people. At the core of Everytown are Mayors Against Illegal Guns, founded in 2006 by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a grassroots movement of American mothers founded after Newtown. Learn more at www.everytown.org or follow @Everytown.

Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Summer Internships
Age: 15 and older
Website: http://vancortlandt.org/fvcp-youth-internships-summer/
Description: The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park are offering two separate internships for youth this summer. Below is more information on each program and how to apply. Both are competitive programs so please make sure to get your completed application in on time and best of luck!
• The Youth Run Farm Stand Internship offers the rewarding opportunity to learn about produce in an urban setting. Within the FVCP garden interns will assist growing the produce, and complete tasks such as weeding, watering, and maintaining the garden beds weekly. While running the outdoor markets, the focus is on merchandising, customer service, and how to promote the stand in the community. The markets also include youth led cooking demonstrations to encourage healthy eating in our community. Work schedule each week is a total of 15 hours spread over the course of 3 days during the summer and 5 hours of work each week during the fall. This internship has been partially funded by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
• The Summer Teen Trail Crew Internship combines hard work and environmental conservation for a rewarding experience. The teens work to complete a variety of projects on over 20 miles of trails in Van Cortlandt Park including maintenance, habitat restoration, and invasive species removal. Highlights from last summer’s program include the completion of 3 footbridges and more than 30 check dams, both of which will help prevent trail erosion. Along with trail maintenance, the crew learns about the ecology of the park and how removing non-native invasive plant species improves the overall health and quality of the forest. Students participating in this internship have a positive impact on Van Cortlandt Park while learning valuable green job skills. Work schedule is a total of 25 hours spread over the course of 4 days for the summer. This internship has been partially funded by the Pinkerton Foundation.

Housing Works Internships:  Offering internships & volunteer opportunities to work in Social Work, Nursing, Art Therapy, Human Services, Human Resources, Occupational Therapy, Job Training, Marketing, Advocacy, IT, Development and Administration. Also offering internship opportunities within the Housing Works Thrift Shop Operations including for Sales Associates, Thrift Shop Assistant Managers-in-Training and Donation Coordination Assistants. Click here to find out more about internships & Click Here to find out about current volunteer opportunities. For more information, call (347) 473-7400.

Human Rights Internships – Barnard College has created a list of mostly New York-based internships with a human rights focus. Opportunities are available in many different areas of social justice, advocacy and support services.  For more information, visit this link: humanrights.barnard.edu/student-activities/internship-resources

Intern Match
Age: All ages
Website: http://www.internmatch.com/
Description: Ever dreamed of a simpler way to find and apply to the internships you want?
InternMatch is entirely free for students and let’s you search or browse thousands of unique internships across the country, ranging from Fortune 500s to local non-profits.Once you start finding positions you like, use the save position feature to keep track of internships and deadlines in your dashboard. Also, feel free to check out our résumé and cover letter resources to get ready to apply!

Internships Available with Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS): DCAS administers internship programs to introduce college students and recent graduates to public service. Through the Urban Fellows Program, and the Public Service Corps, college students/recent graduates receive valuable work experience in exchange for academic credit or stipends, depending on the program. Click Here to visit the DCAS Internship webpage for the full listing of internship opportunities.

Internship Opportunity posted by DYCD: FindIntership.com (http://www.FindIntership.com) is an online resource that helps students find both summer and year-round internships from corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies.  Also available is DYCD’s Own Youth Job, Volunteer, Intership & Scholarship List: Click this link (http://bit.ly/YouthJob) for information about employment and volunteer opportunities, internships, scholarships and other resources for  New York City youth 16 and up.

Internships Available at the Mayor’s Office: Students are invited to apply for multiple available internship positions with the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit (CAU). Interns will work in support of key mayoral initiatives at the community level and will participate in public events across the five boroughs,  gaining experience in government and community organizing while working side by side with senior office staff.  Get an inside look at New York City government! Ideal candidates will be highly reliable and motivated, independent, sociable, and comfortable in high pressure situations. This is a perfect opportunity for students focusing on areas such as public affairs, public policy, and political science. Full time and part time internships are available (minimum 15 hours per week.) CLICK HERE to read full job description. Please send resume and cover letter to TLin@cityhall.nyc.gov.

Internships for Young Adults – PAID Program – Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (OBT) is recruiting for paid internships in Bushwick and Bed-Stuy. The program is free and open for applicants 17-24 years old that have been out of school for at least 5 months and who are not employed.  This 14 week program will allow participants to learn valuable skills while earning up to $2,500.  Interns will be placed in corporate, small businesses, government, or legal internships.  Interested candidates can contact the YAIP Youth Coordinator Alexandria Bellivan directly at  718-387-1600 or via email abellivan@obtjobs.org.  Clients must bring their ID, a proof of address, original birth certificate and social security card to register. Click This Link to see YAIP program flyer with more information.

Italian American League Internships & more: This program is an academic enrichment program designed to help our participants graduate, go on to higher education, and find a job. Program offeringss include the In School Youth Education and Employment Program, the Summer Youth Employment Program, the Young Adult Internship Program (SEEK.) IAL also offers Computer Training courses, After school Labor Related Training workshops, Homework Help, SAT study sessions, Job Readiness & Resume Writing Workshops, Educational Field Trips, Career Counseling and more. IAL offers classroom instruction, a personalized program of agency support services, and provides participants summer jobs. For more information, call (718) 642-2180.

Law Internships for Teens – Are you 14-18 years old? Are you enrolled in school or a GED program? Do you want to learn about law? Do you want to help teens who have gotten in trouble?  Are you looking for a PAID Internship? The Brownsville Youth Court wants you! To apply online, go to www.brownsvillejusticecenter.blogspot.com. For more information or to request an application, call 347-404-9581 or email byc@courtinnovation.org.

New York City Summer Internship Programs
Age: Undergraduate/Graduate Students
Phone: 311
Website http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcas/html/work/summerintern.shtml
Description: City government internships allow students to make important contributions to New York City. Additionally, this is an opportunity for students to participate in a challenging and rewarding work experience, also a great way to find student housing. Undergraduate applicants must be enrolled in a college or university before applying. Graduate applicants must be enrolled or accepted into a graduate program before applying.

New York Cosmos Internships
Age: N/A
Website: http://www.nycosmos.com/careershttp://www.nycosmos.com/careers
Description: The New York Cosmos began play in 1971, spending 14 seasons in the earlier NASL, winning five Soccer Bowl trophies and bringing some of the biggest names in world soccer history to North America. On Aug. 3, 2013, after a nearly 30-year hiatus, the New York Cosmos returned to the NASL with a sell-out win at Hofstra University’s Shuart Stadium. The club closed out its inaugural season by winning the 2013 NASL Soccer Bowl with a 1-0 victory against the Atlanta Silverbacks on Nov. 9, 2013. The new Cosmos ownership group, led by industry veteran Seamus O’Brien, is committed to putting the club back at the forefront of North American soccer.

New York Intern Program
Age: 21 and up
Website: http://www.newyorkinternprogram.org/
Description: New York Intern Program is an opportunity for young adults to commit to a year of service, discernment, social justice and intentional community, based in two diverse Harlem church communities.
Young people age 21 and up, join NYIP from late August through mid-August of the following year, to provide services to people in need, through initiatives at some of New York City’s most innovative and caring agencies. The interns share apartments in the churches, and participate in the worship life and social action happening in and around these historic, activist faith communities.

NYC Mayor’s Office Internships Available!  The Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit (CAU) is the direct link between the Mayor and New York’s communities. Interns will gain experience in government and community organizing while working side by side with senior office staff to carry out the Mayor’s key initiatives across New York City.  Internships with CAU will provide an opportunity to assist with and attend many government and community events and get an inside look at New York City government. Ideal candidates will be highly reliable and motivated, independent, sociable, and comfortable in high pressure situations. This is a perfect opportunity for students focusing on areas such as public affairs, public policy, and political science.   Multiple internships are available.  Based on skills and interests, internships may be designated to focus on key constituency or program areas.  Full time and part time internships are available (min 15 hours/wk).  All internships are unpaid; will complete paperwork necessary for student to receive available college credit. For more information, click here to see Internship Flyer. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to TLin@cityhall.nyc.gov.

NYC Web Development Fellowship is now accepting applications for its next training, which begins in January and will train participants in the skills necessary to kick off careers in web development.  They are looking for NYC residents ages 18 – 26 who do not have a four-year college degree, and who do not  have professional web development experience.  The program includes a five-month on-campus training, a 12-week paid internship in companies like BuzzFeed and Microsoft, and placement in technology jobs paying $65,000 or more. Applications are due at the end of December 2014, but they are reviewing candidates on a rolling basis, so the sooner people apply, the better!  If you have any questions about the opportunity, email the Web Development staff at the Flatiron School (nycworkforce1@flatironschool.com).    The direct link for the program’s website: http://flatironschool.com/nycworkforce1/

Out-of-School (OSY) ProgramThe Out-of-School Youth Program (OSY) is a year-long program for low-income youth between the ages of 16 and 21 who are not working and are not in school. OSY provides services to help young people upgrade their job skills and find permanent work. For more information, visit: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dycd/html/jobs/osy.shtml or call DYCD Youth Connect at 1-800-246-4646.

Project Rise: GED/Job Readiness/College Credits at Kingsborough Community College: Project Rise, located at Kingsborough Community College (T7-115) is a FREE GED, Internship, and College and Employment Readiness program. This program helps unemployed 18- to 24-year-olds who have not been in school for at least 6 months, prepare for their GED, and re-engage in productive activities through a combination of educational opportunities, paid internships, and case management as a pathway to long-term economic self-sufficiency. Project Rise offers the opportunity to receive:Up to 5 College Credits, Paid Internships, Job Placement, Resume Building Assistance, Counseling Services, College Enrollment Assistance, Full Access to KCC Facilities. Eligible participants will receive full Kingsborough Community College student privileges, including access to our library, computer labs and beach. Click Here to see the 2013-2014 Fall/Winter term flyer or call 718-368-6600 for more information.

Prospect Park Zoo Discovery Guide Internship Program: This program is for teenagers and college students. Discovery Guides work with the zoo’s animal exhibits, assist with special events and conduct research projects. Zoo internships can satisfy school community service hours, which can be applied toward school credit (check with your school), provide an introduction to careers in the animal field, or be a satisfying part of a summer vacation. Applications are currently being accepted for the the 2013-2014 Fall/Winter season. For more information, call (718) 399-7339 Ext. 325 or email ppzvolunteer@wcs.org

Red Cross Community Relations Internship - The American Red Cross is seeking college enrolled interns for the fall semester to assist and support the Community Relations Department. Interns will provide support the department as I seeks to increase awareness of Red Cross programs, activities and services throughout New York City, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley. Interns will also assist in direct outreach to promote specific programs being administered by the Community Relations Department and represent the Red Cross at community events where the organization is invited to share information and materials with the public, such as health fairs, street fairs and employee engagement days. Interns will also be trained as an active participant in the department’s large-scale disaster plan and will be called upon to assist the department if the plan is activated. Click Here for additional internship details, application instructions & contact information.

Russell Simmons Internships
Age: depending on opportunity
Website: http://www.findinternships.com/2014/04/russell-simmons-internships.html#.U2kEhfldXTo
Description: Hip hop mogul Russell Simmons is hiring college students with an interest in and expertise in the areas of editorial, social media, graphic web design, product management and business development. Internships are located in New York City and are for college credit only. Students applying for internship positions must be able to work 20 hours a week. Depending on the position, students must be majoring in computer science, business, communications, graphic design, or media. Some positions may have specific work schedules, such as the editorial internship which requires interns to work 3 days a week from 8:30-5:30.

Summer EDC Internship Program: NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) hosts students for 10 – 12 week summer internships. We place interns within individual departments where they contribute to a variety of economic initiatives. Our summer interns can look forward to attending our educational seminar series, in addition to events sponsored by the City Government Internship Program. For more information, please visit the website at www.nycedc.com/careers/students or send an email with questions to careers@nycedc.com.

Summer Media Internship Opportunity for Teens: An exciting opportunity is available for teens to intern for the “Teens Live To Tape” (TLT Squared) television show.  8-12 week internships for producers, writers, camerapersons and more are available. TLT Squared aims to challenge negative perceptions of young adults by showcasing teenagers in a positive light, through entertaining and educational programming. To apply, please email your resume to eulaguest@gmail.com. If you do not have experience in this field please submit a short paragraph explaining why you are interested in pursuing this internship. For more information you may call Eula M. Guest at (347) 224-7045 or visit www.tltsquared.org.

Summer Technology Internships available!  NYC GenTech is looking for talented New York City high school students interested in technology, entrepreneurship and transforming the world through tech-based innovations for a two-week tech-entrepreneurship “bootcamp.” Selected students will participate in hands-on learning experiences and mentorship opportunities where they will  learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship; develop basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript; and develop a mobile app and business plan aimed at improving education or the quality of city life for NYC students. Following the bootcamp, students will continue to develop their coding skills while building out their apps and business plan during weekly classroom sessions and twice-weekly evening mentoring sessions from July-August. To apply for an opportunity to participate in the Summer 2015 program, download an application here: www.NYCGenerationTech.com/applyClick Here to see the program flyer.

TADA Theater Internships
Age: Depending on opportunity
Website: https://www.tadatheater.com/jobs.asp
Description: TADA!’s internship program offers students a hands-on opportunity to learn about the operations of a renowned youth theater and arts education organization. We are always looking for smart, motivated people to join our team. Send us your resume and a cover letter telling us why you’re interested in TADA! College and graduate student interns can arrange to receive credit and may choose to complete a project in conjunction with their internship with the approval of TADA!’s management and we can work around your class schedule. Please note: TADA! does not provide housing for interns.

Teen Law Internships – Are you 14-18? Are you currently enrolled in school or a GED Program? Do you want to learn about the law? Do you want to help other teens who have gotten into trouble? Do you want the opportunity to get PAID? Apply for an internship with Brownsville Youth Court today! To find out more, visit www.facebook.com/brownsvilleyouthcourt or Apply on Online at www.brownsvillejusticecenter.blogspot.com. Email byc@courtinnovation.org or call us at 347-404-9582 for more information.

The Trevor Project Educational Internship
Age: N/A
Website: http://www.thetrevorproject.org/pages/education-intern/
Description: Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Wildlife Conservation Society Internships
Age: 14 and up
Website: http://www.wcs.org
Description: All WCS interns and volunteers based in New York City work within one of our four zoos or aquarium. With a strong focus on community education and a broad spectrum of functional areas, WCS is a prime institution for meaningful internships and volunteer experiences. In addition, volunteers and interns know that their efforts further WCS’s mission of saving wildlife and wild places. As a cultural institution, conservation organization, and zoological attraction, WCS offers a diverse array of internships and volunteer opportunities in the areas of guest services, animal care, conservation programs, education, development, public affairs, and administration.

Year Up
Age: 18-24
Website: http://yearup.org
Description: Year Up is a one-year, intensive training program that provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skill development, college credits, and corporate internships.

Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP)
Age: 16-24
Website: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dycd/html/jobs/internship.shtml
Phone: 1-800-246-4646
Description: The Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) is DYCD’s workforce development program targeting young adults between 16 and 24 who are not working and not in school. The program is part of the Center for Economic Opportunity, which was created to promote innovative approaches to poverty reduction. It is a 14-week internship program for low-income New York City young adults. YAIP begins with a 2 to 4 week orientation conducted by DYCD funded community-based organizations and is followed by a 10 to 12 week paid internship that offers structured work opportunities. This is a year- round program; the program incorporates ongoing education, as well as additional participant and employer support. Next cycle begins in July.

Young People’s Chorus of NYC
Age: 7-18
Website: http://ypc.org
Description: The award-winningYoung People’s Chorus of New York City® has a limited
number of openings available in its after-school program. Interested boys and girls ages 7 to 18 are encouraged to tryout and no prior music education is necessary. Auditions are by appointment and take place throughout the year. The audition process for the youth chorus is simple: candidates sing a song of their choice and must be able to sing basic music patterns. For more information or to schedule an audition, contact the YPC by phone, 212-289-7779, ext. 10 or by e-mail,audition@ypc.org