Local Government Internships

Broome County

Broome County offers several Graduate level Internships to students within various departments. Paid internships are available.



Broome County Legislative Internship Program

Broome County also offers a specific Legislative Internship Program to students each summer. Interns with the Broome County Legislature have the opportunity to conduct research, act as a communicator between the Legislature and the other branches of the government, prepare and present data and reports to the Legislative Assistant or Clerk, assist with the drafting of press releases and Legislative Proclamations, and more. You can read more about this opportunity and view profiles of past Broome County Legislature Interns at the link below.



New York City 

Department of Citywide Administrative Services provides a comprehensive internship guide listing internship opportunities at over twenty-five different city agencies. Paid internships are available.


State Government Internships

New York State 

Comprehensive list of NYS internship opportunities in a variety of State departments and divisions.



New York State Assembly

The New York State Assembly sponsors graduate internships at the State Capital starting every January. The Graduate Internship provides a paid, full-time research or policy analysis positions with Assembly leaders, committees and research staffs. Graduate Scholars are required to attend Issue Policy Forums and a course provided by the Faculty Advisor or Professors-in-Residence. Graduate Scholars have the opportunity to develop their understanding of the legislative process and New York State government and to apply their ideas and research skills in the legislative process. 



New,  New York Leaders Program: The Empire State Fellows Program

The Empire State Fellows Program is a full-time leadership training program that will prepare the next generation of talented professionals for careers as New York State policy-makers.



Federal Government Internships

Making the Difference Federal Internship Directory



studentjobs.gov: A portal for federal internships



SUNY Brockport Washington Program

All SUNY students are eligible for this program. Students work in Washington D.C. full-time four days a week (Monday through Thursday) for 15 weeks in governmental offices or at organizations involved in studying or attempting to influence public policy or the policy-making process.

SUNY Brockport Washington Program


Washington Internship Institute

The Washington Internship Institute is an educational nonprofit organization that helps place students in an internship of interest to them in Washington, D.C. There is an application process and a tuition fee for this program, but need based scholarships are available. To learn more and see the many possible internship placements, follow the link below.



Nonprofit Internships


Idealist is an interactive site where you can search nonprofit internships and identify nonprofit organizations in your area of interest throughout the country.



First Call for Help Directory

This is a comprehensive directory for human services nonprofit organizations in Broome County. It can be used to search for nonprofits that may be relevant to your interests. You can search by city, program, or agency to find a potential internship site.



International Internships

Goin' Global

Going Global is the leading provider of both country-specific and USA city-specific career and employment information. The Going Global unlimited access subscription database features 33 Country Career Guides, 43 USA City Career guides, corporate profiles and more than 600,000 internship andjob listings within the USA and around the world.




Select the subject area titled "Public Policy, Public Administration, Government" in this internship search engine to search for relevant internships throughout the world.


General Internship Resources


http://www.internjobs.com/do/search (there is a nonprofit job category on this search engine)


Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development

HireBing, your campus resource for U.S.-based internships


Last Updated: 8/5/16