Government and Public Affairs

Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government & Public Affairs

The mission of the Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government and Public Affairs is to provide "education for the public service" by bridging the gap between academic study and the practical world of government and public affairs. The Program offers several paid internships: The Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program Award (full-time with a New York City agency), The New York State Assembly Session Intern Program and the New York State Senate Session Assistants Program (full-time, semester long undergraduate and graduate internships in Albany), The New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus CUNY Scholars Program and The CUNY Women's Public Leadership Intern Program (part-time, semester long paid internships in New York City) and The CUNY Washington, D.C. Internship Program (an intensive eight-week summer experience in D.C.).

Marvin Rosenberg/Hubert H. Humphrey Internship Program in Public Policy
Through the Rosenberg/Humphrey Program, over 130 City College of New York students have interned at Executive and Congressional offices, House and Senate committees, labor unions, governmental agencies, advocacy groups and policy research organizations in Washington, DC and New York City. Students receive valuable work experience, exposure to new ideas and career options as well as direct contact with the political process. Rosenberg/Humphrey Interns have gone on to law and graduate schools as well as successful careers in the public sector, expanding the pool of local and national leadership.


Weissman Center for International Business
The Weissman Center for International Business arranges internships for Baruch undergraduate and graduate students with firms doing international business in the New York metropolitan area. The duration and structure of each internship is customized to meet the needs of both host and student.

The Internship Program
The internship program at the Baruch College Career Development Center is an optional program designed to assist undergraduate students to find and secure study-related work experience.


CUNY Law School
A complete listing of internships is updated regularly.


Hunter College Center on AIDS, Drugs and Community Health
The Hunter Center on AIDS, Drugs and Community Health works to bring together community, science, practice, scholarship, and policy to fight urban health threats.

York College U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Positions involve instrumental and analytical chemistry employing HPLC, AA, FTIR, UV and other methods for the analysis of metals, colors, pesticides, food additives and pharmaceuticals.

Hunter College Dietetic Internship Program
The Dietetic Internship (DI) is a supervised practice program that enables graduates eligibility for the dietitian registration examination and active membership in the American Dietetic Association (ADA). The DI provides a minimum of 900 hours of supervised practice experience to meet the competencies for entry-level dietitians and the standards of education set forth by Commission on Accreditation in Dietetics (CADE), the accrediting arm of ADA. The Dietetic Internship is offered through the Nutrition and Food Science (NFS) and Public Health Nutrition track in the Urban Public Health (UPH) program in the School of Health Sciences - a specialized unit of Hunter which offers programs in health related professions.


Lehman College Internship Program in Geography Information Science
The Lehman College Department of Geology and Geography now has an Internship Program for students concentrating in Geography Information Science (GISc). The Internships earn 4 credits towards a degree, and can be paid or unpaid. Students in the internship program are expected to work at the job site from 8-20 hours per week for the term, depending on the needs of the particular employer and student.


CUNY Athletics Internships for Students
Are you fit for TV? We are looking for student interns to work on a monthly sports show, airing on CUNY-TV. Writers, reporters, camera operators, tape editors and production assistants are needed and must receive school credit for their work.

Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems,
and Related Computing Majors

The CUNNY IT Specialist Internship Program

The IT Specialists Internship Program provides CUNY students with an opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in the IT field and earn a wage, while at the same time providing New York City government agencies and public schools with a streamlined and cost-effective way to acquire IT talent to support the City’s technology goals.  To be eligible for the program, students must be pursuing a degree – associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral – in a computing field such as computer science, computer engineering, information systems, or a related field like business, at any CUNY campus. The program typically employs about 500 students each year as application/web developers, database analysts/designers, IT business analysts, helpdesk technicians, and GIS analysts, among other roles, at more than a dozen city agencies and about 150 public schools. >>

Media Studies

Queens College Department of Media Studies Internships
The internship program in the Department of Media Studies is an honors program.

Cooperative Education

LaGuardia Community College Cooperative Education Department Internships
Students choose their internships from over 600 cooperating companies and organizations. The internships span a wide range of fields including accounting, business, education, the liberal arts, natural and applied sciences, computer related fields, and office technology. Students are placed on internships through an interview process with the prospective employer, arranged and coordinated by Co-op faculty.


Borough of Manhattan Community College
The Office of Internships and Experiential Learning at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) supports and strongly encourages every student to pursue and complete at least one type of approved experiential learning opportunity prior to completion of study. There are a wide variety of opportunities to choose from, including the most easily recognizable – an internship. Experiential learning consists of BMCC approved activities which develop, enhance and build upon academic knowledge, skills and values. Activities can be in the classroom, co-curricular, in the workplace setting and through community engagement. For more details, contact the Office of Internships and Experiential Learning. Experiential learning is hands-on education. This type of opportunity allows students to apply knowledge gained and produce evidentiary skills and outcomes to better understand the global job market and transfer to the next destination, whether that be workforce or another degree-granting program.