Women’s Public Service Internship Program

THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
WOMEN’S PUBLIC SERVICE
INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The City University of New York is proud to offer an exciting Fall internship opportunity in New York City for selected students. The Program will be coordinated by the Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government & Public Affairs and designated officers at each of the City University’s colleges. The CUNY Women’s Public Service Internship Program will provide highly qualified individuals the opportunity to learn by doing in the offices of selected legislators working to benefit women and promote women’s issues in New York.

Applications and Deadlines:

Applications are now available from your Campus Faculty Coordinator or Student Affairs Office, or can be downloaded in PDF format here. Applications and all supporting materials must be submitted by July 14, 2015!

Eligibility:

The Program is open to any student who has completed 30 credits by the Fall 2015 term. Any major may apply, but students who wish to be considered should demonstrate an interest in women’s issues and policies in New York. Applicants must carry a 3.0 GPA, and must submit 2 confidential faculty recommendation forms along with their applications. Award: CUNY will award $ 2,000 to each student.

Academic Component and College Credit:

Selected participants will be eligible to earn academic credit by enrolling in a seminar and internship course on their college campus.

Internship Placements:

Interns will be expected to serve 10-15 hours per week for the duration of the fall semester. Placement will be in the local offices of female legislators at the city, state and national levels. For further information please contact your Campus Faculty Coordinator or designated college officer.


 

KEY POINTS:

Students intern 10-15 hours per week.
Students will receive $2,000.00.
Applicants must have completed at least 30 credits, carry a 3.0 GPA, and must submit 2 confidential recommendation forms.
Students seeking academic credit must attend a weekly seminar at their college.
Deadline is July 14, 2015 for Fall 2015 participation.
All majors may apply (Please see your Campus Faculty Coordinator CFC).
Download Application here.


Internship opportunity: New York City Council

NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL JOB POSTING

Position: Summer Intern

Work Hours: 10-15 per week

Office: Council Member Andrew Cohen

Number of Positions: 1

Open Date: February 20, 2015

Close Date: March 31, 2015

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Office of Council Member Andrew Cohen is seeking a motivated intern with an interest in public service, city government, legislation, and public policy. Interns are expected to undertake projects on budget initiatives, answering and addressing constituent concerns, planning and participating in community outreach events, in addition to the various administrative duties that are part of running a city council office.

REQUIREMENTS

Interns must be capable of creative and analytical thinking, possess strong oral and written communication skills, display initiative and determination, and serve as a good representative of New York City Council.

Undergraduate/graduate students currently enrolled in a college or university, in good standing, are encouraged to apply.

This is an unpaid internship.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter and resume by March 31, 2015:

E-MAIL: KTheobald@council.nyc.gov

FAX: (212) 791-5266

Attention: Kate Theobald

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

NEST: Noyce Explorers, Scholars, Teachers

NEST: Noyce Explorers, Scholars, Teachers

A NSF Funded Initiative to Develop Extraordinary STEM Teachers

Interested in becoming a high school or middle school STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Teacher in New York?

The NEST initiative will

  • Provide early classroom teaching experiences
  • Mentor you toward and through STEM teacher training
  • Provide exciting Science and Teaching workshops
  • Offer Scholarships

How can you get involved? How much will you get paid?

  • Teaching Internships $750/semester
  • 3-week Summer STEM workshop $600
  • Exciting STEM workshops in Spring and Fall
  • Scholarships for Future STEM Teachers $10,000/year

Attending information sections

  • February 19, 2015, 12PM-2PM, Namm Hall 0908
  • March 2, 2015, 12PM-2PM, Namm Hall 0908
  • April 16, 2015, 12PM-2PM, Namm Hall 0908
  • May 7, 2105, 12PM-2PM, Namm Hall 0908

To apply or for more information contact Noyce Program Coordinator, Ms. Lusine Gasparyan, cuny889@gmail.com or

Dr. Fangyang Shen
Computer Systems Technology
Office: N1000
Email: fshen@citytech.cuny.edu

Dr. Andrew Douglas
Department of Mathematics
Office: N707
Email: adouglas@citytech.cuny.edu

Center for Fiction: Event Internship

Here’s a great internship opportunity for anyone interested in contemporary fiction, but also those interested in lots of the things that students in Communication Design and Entertainment Technology do. Here’s what Linda Lee McBride, Events Producer, wrote about the internship:

Event Internship

We are looking for interns to work specifically at our literary events, helping with setup (sound, promotional materials, refreshments, book selling, etc.), and the execution of the event (audience control, photography, videotaping, reception, etc.). A background or interest in event planning, and/or theater production would be helpful as well as knowledge of A/V, although not required. Some heavy lifting is necessary for the position. This internship is a great way to gain experience in event production and to connect to an amazing line-up of authors. This is a nonpaying position, but access to an extensive fiction library, study space and use of our Writers Studio is available. Interested candidates should email Linda McBride, linda@centerforfiction.org, with a brief cover letter and their resume. Please include the title of the internship in the subject line.

Essential Job Functions: Assist with set up and execution of regular author, music, and other events; set up book sale table and handle sales; assist event producer in promotion of events

Schedule: PT, afternoon and nights – 8-15 hours per week

Qualifications: Interest in books and/or event production; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong social media skills a plus, but not required

See more at: http://www.centerforfiction.org/about/internships


Linda Lee McBride, Events Producer
The Center for Fiction
17 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017
www.centerforfiction.org

Internships at The Center for Fiction

Internship details from Linda McBride:

We are looking for interns to work specifically at our literary events, helping with setup (sound, promotional materials, refreshments, book selling, etc.), and the execution of the event (audience control, photography, videotaping, reception, etc.). A background or interest in event planning, and/or theater production would be helpful as well as knowledge of A/V, although not required. Some heavy lifting is necessary for the position. This internship is a great way to gain experience in event production and to connect to an amazing line-up of authors. This is a nonpaying position, but access to an extensive fiction library, study space and use of our Writers Studio is available. Interested candidates should email Linda McBride, linda@centerforfiction.org, with a brief cover letter and their resume. Please include the title of the internship in the subject line.

Essential Job Functions: Assist with set up and execution of regular author, music, and other events; set up book sale table and handle sales; assist event producer in promotion of events

Schedule: PT, afternoon and nights – 8-15 hours per week

Qualifications: Interest in books and/or event production; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong social media skills a plus, but not required

Linda Lee McBride, Events Producer
The Center for Fiction
17 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017

 

Internship Opportunities at Alwan

Image: Alwan for the Arts logo

Internship positions available in the following areas:

      • Music
      • Film
      • Website Development (new!)
      • Communications and Development
      • Teacher’s Assistant  (new!)

Image: music-visual-fiber-written arts

Alwan for the Arts is currently offering fall and winter internship positions in its Music, Film and Communications and Development programs, for graduate and undergraduate students, as well as an internship as a Teacher’s Assistant for the Arabic Language and Culture program and technical Website Developer Assistant. The positions are based out of Alwan’s office and space, located in the Financial District in Manhattan.

Alwan’s Intern program provides applicants who have an interest in the Middle East and the arts and culture of the region with an opportunity to engage with Alwan’s curators and the New York culture and arts scene, firsthand. Interns become an integral part of Alwan’s team and its operations, conduct research, develop excellent writing and organizational skills, and gain hands-on experience in the planning, promotion, and execution of Alwan events.

As important members of Alwan’s dynamic team, interns gain valuable experience and exposure to the functions of a highly productive non-profit arts organization. Interns also go through performance evaluations, receive accreditation as required, and receive letters of recommendations.

Alwan also accepts volunteers year-round to support marketing, event management, fundraising and programming.

For more information about any of the upcoming intern positions or for instructions on how to apply please visit http://www.alwanforthearts.org/volunteer

NOYCE Internships and Scholarships

Calling all STEM Students

Find out about:
NOYCE Internship Opportunities
Summer Explorer Program
NOYCE Scholarships
DATE: Thursday, May 1, 2014
TIME: 12pm – 1pm
ROOM: Namm 908
* STEM departments:

Architectural Technology, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Systems Technology, Construction Management and Civil Engineering Technology, Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering Technology, Environment Control Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Mathematics, Physics

For additional information, please contact Professor Fangyang Shen, Computer Systems, at fshen@citytech.cuny.edu

Are you a STEMinist?

Do you know what a STEMinist is? It’s a mash-up of STEM–Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics–and feminist. So, are you a STEMinist?

You can get more information about women-oriented issues in the STEM fields on STEMinist.com. Browse through to the blog, to the (very short) list of jobs and internship (yes, only one at the time of this post). The blog might be helpful to orient you to issues women in STEM fields are facing and how they’re addressing them.

You might also be so inspired by the mere thought of STEMinism that you want to find out about neologisms, newly coined words or phrases.

This post is brought to you by your friendly Undergraduate Research Committee and inspired by Women’s History Month.