Volunteer at the office of Councilwoman Carlina Rivera (Y1s-Y2s) at the District Office

Councilmember Carlina Rivera represents the 2nd Council District which includes the diverse neighborhoods of the East Village, Flatiron, Gramercy Park, Rose Hill, Kips Bay, Murray Hill and the Lower East Side. She is dedicated to many issues, including affordability, open space, climate resiliency, education equality, and small business survival.

Administrative Intern [maximum of 10 hours a week, mainly afternoon from 4PM to 6PM] – Students who apply should be highly organized and detail-oriented with an interest in New York City politics and government operations.  Students will be expected to assist with filing and organizing official documents in the office.

Outreach Intern [maximum of 10 hours a week, mainly evening hours after 6PM)] – Students will be expected to represent the office at community events and meetings. Spanish and/or Cantonese or Mandarin fluency (speech/writing skills) preferred. Selected applicants will gain valuable work experience in government operations, office management, and community outreach.

This is an unpaid internship.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, describing your interest of either in the position and any relevant life or work experience and a current writing sample. Resumes are a plus! Please send to shrodriguez@coucil.nyc.gov and irosado@council.nyc.gov. Please write [CM Rivera High School Intern Spring 2020] in the subject line. Students are encouraged to submit applications as early as possible, as decisions are made on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

If you have any questions please reach out to irosado@council.nyc.gov, who is copied above. ktofek@council.nyc.gov

The DOE, in partnership with Students and Educators for Equity (SEE)

Youth Restorative Justice (YRJ), and NYU Metro Center, is hosting the second annual citywide youth summit, which will bring together youth leadership, school leaders, and community-based organizations (CBOs), to highlight the impact of disproportionality on students, and discuss ways to dismantle it. The DOE invites you, your school staff, and any youth-leadership community-based organizations (CBOs) affiliated with your school to propose a workshop or resource fair for this year’s summit. If you would like to participate, you should apply by February 9.  The youth summit, will take place at Prospect Heights Educational Campus (883 Classon Ave in Brooklyn), from 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., on June 4 (Anniversary Day). Participants will have the opportunity to learn, connect, share resources, and identify best practices to turnkey to their schools and communities.

Tutors Needed in the South Bronx at South Bronx United

A youth development organization that uses soccer to positively engage more than 1,000 boys and girls aged 4-19 from the South Bronx community. We combine both recreational and competitive youth soccer with academic enrichment, college prep, mentoring, health and wellness promotion, leadership development, immigrant legal service, and other social services.
SBU provides after school tutoring for 6th through 9th graders Monday through Thursday from 4:00-6:00. This tutoring is provided by volunteer tutors. I was wondering if any of your students would be interested in volunteering with us.
This is a great opportunity for the right student(s) to do something they love and are good at while making a real difference in someone else’s life. They will also gain real world experience that will look good on their resumes or graduate school applications. Contact for more information Volunteer coordinator, Coe Walker <walker@southbronxunited.org.
South Bronx United I Soccer for Social Change594 Grand Concourse, Suite #2Bronx, NY 10451

Children’s Village Internship

Children’s Village has a range of opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in accredited academic programs requiring practice-based internships All interns work closely with CV professional staff, under the direction of specialists in their field.

The Children’s Village offers internships in the following areas:

Social Work

The Children’s Village offers both BSW and MSW field placements through many schools in Westchester County and New York City that are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education including Columbia University, Fordham University, Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, Silver School of Social Work at New York University, Lehman College and Mercy College. The participants are selected in the late spring for the Social Work Intern Program. The internship is from September to May. Interested students should contact Regis G. McDonald, LCSW, Senior Vice President for Programs & Policy at rmcdonald@childrensvillage.org.

Therapeutic Recreation

The Recreational services Department offers a fieldwork internship opportunity to students from accredited college Therapeutic Recreation programs. The experience meets all standards set by the National Council on Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC). Interested students should forward a letter of interest, resume and two references to Bill Garrison, CTRS at wgarrison@childrensvillage.org


We work directly with students to create unpaid internships in departments such as Psychology, Education, Information Technology, Admissions, Agency Records, Human Resources, Runaway Shelter, Adoption and Foster Care and Greenburgh 11 Elementary and Middle Special Education school. Our internships are located in Manhattan, Bronx, and Westchester and Orange Counties. Interested students should forward your resume and a letter outlining what you hope to achieve from an internship (time frame, full/part time availability, area of interest) and any other details that will be helpful for us to find an appropriate placement. Applicants should contact adellipaoli@childrensvillage.org .

For more information on how to volunteer at The Children’s Village, click here.

Public Service Corps

The New York City Public Service Corps is the nation’s first and largest off-campus internship program for college students. The Public Service Corps is dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate students with opportunities to serve their communities, build professional skills and learn about careers in the public sector. A Public Service Corps internship links meaningful community service experience with academic learning, personal growth, and civic responsibility. While students apply their classroom studies to the real world, community needs are met.


For more information, visit: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dcas/employment/public-service-corps.page

NY County DA’s Office 2020 High School Internship Program

The New York County District Attorney’s High School Internship Program is a rigorous internship that provides students with an insider’s view of the criminal justice system. Each intern is assigned to a unit within the Office and helps Assistant District Attorneys and other staff members with their work. Interns also attend presentations and trips and participate in a mock trial competition.

For nearly 30 years, the program’s interns have represented a variety of public, independent, and parochial schools from the diverse communities of Manhattan. We will be accepting applications in February from bright and promising students who are interested in serving their communities. Interns receive a $175 weekly stipend.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must live in Manhattan or attend school in Manhattan (no exceptions will be made).

Applicants must be sophomores, juniors or seniors in high school at the time they apply (current freshmen may not apply)

TIME COMMITMENT: Applicants must commit to attend the entire program from July 5, 2018 – August 10, 2018, Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (students will not be permitted to start after July 5 or leave before August 10)

Application Requirements

The application opens February 10, 2020. The deadline to apply is March 9, 2020 at 5:00pm (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants will be required to attach the following:

  • A one-page resume
  • A 300-word essay discussing why you want to intern at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office or describing your interest in criminal justice
  • A letter of recommendation – may be uploaded by the student or emailed by the recommender to HighSchoolInternship@dany.nyc.gov
Please send an email to HighSchoolInternship@dany.nyc.gov


For more information, visit:  http://manhattanda.org/high-school-internship

Covenant Houyse Headquarters Internship Programs

Summer Internships

Designed for high-achieving juniors, seniors, and graduate students, Covenant House’s New York City Headquarters Summer Internship Program offers accepted applicants the opportunity to experience first-hand the workings of the largest privately-funded agency serving homeless youth in the Americas. Covenant House invites a select group of students each year to participate in a 10-12 week immersion working with project teams and strategic initiatives that are central to the organization’s success.

We provide interns with as much educational and experiential value as we can in exchange for their hard work and dedication to their summer’s projects. Interns gain great experience not just in general non-profit management, but in research, business writing, project management, finance, human resources, development/ fundraising, marketing, issues of youth homelessness, advocacy, and the use of technology in carrying out a non-profit organization’s mission.

Visit: https://www.covenanthouse.org/our-unique-internship


Planned Parenthood

Thank you for your interest in volunteering or interning for Planned Parenthood of Greater New York! By assisting in our health centers and our administrative offices, volunteers and interns make it possible for us to fulfill our mission. If you have questions, feel free to contact the Volunteer Program at 212-274-7284.

Ways to get involved:


Fill out our general volunteer application form and someone from PPGNY will be in touch with you.


Our six-week paid summer internships span departments including clinical, education, communications, and more, and are open to undergraduate and graduate students. Apply for an internship: https://jobs.lever.co/ppgny


ClassWish.org, a new nonprofit, is recruiting outstanding high school, undergraduate, and graduate students as interns. ClassWish uses modern business practices and the latest marketing techniques to help 125,000 schools serving 56 million kids.  Teachers visit the site to create Wish Lists of the resources the need.  People in the community can see exactly what is needed and contribute to help.

Please email your questions or your cover letter and resume to:

For more information, visit: http://www.classwish-intern-postings.org/about-us.html#.WDSO5tIrIdU