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Winter 2019 Liberal Arts to Careers Externship Sites

Important: Winter 2019 site options are listed below in alphabetical order by organization name. After reviewing the information, indicate your top five choices via Google form as part of your application. Please ensure that externship site locations are within reasonable traveling distance before selecting them.

Fields include: Administration, Business, Education, Engineering, Entertainment, Environmental, Finance, Government, Healthcare, Health Care Administration, Higher Education, Human Resources, Human Services, Journalism, Marketing, Media, and Non-Profit

To search for a specific field, use Ctrl + F (Windows) or ⌘ Command + F (Mac).

Organization Name: The Acadia Hospital
Mentor Title: Clinical Psychologist
Location: Bangor, ME
Field: Healthcare

At this non-profit hospital, this alumna works with adults and conducts psychological evaluations of mainly outpatients but occasionally inpatients, to help to determine psychiatric diagnoses or to screen for cognitive disorders such as dementia.

Organization Name: American Heart Association
Mentor Title: Coordinator: Youth Market and Wear Red Day Operations
Location: Wallingford, CT
Field: Non-Profit

This alumna manages daily operations of Youth Market (Jump Rope/Hoops For Heart) and Wear Red Day Campaigns including incentive structures, online fundraising, national and affiliate driven campaign strategies, and financial and internal processes; provides strong internal customer service to eight Youth Market Directors by communicating via email and phone to handle inquiries/requests and effectively troubleshoot and resolve issues around data systems; works closely with external vendors to ensure that event materials are shipped in a timely manner; establishes documentation for daily work functions for external and internal customers, including procedures/guidelines for managing customer relationship data

Organization Name: Atlas Media Corp
Mentor Title: President/Executive Producer
Location: New York, NY
Field: Entertainment, Media

Atlas Media Corp in New York City is a TV/Film production company specializing in non-fiction projects: from documentaries and TV reality shows to TV movies and theatrical documentaries. The President/Executive Producer oversees all aspects of the company: development, production, programming, post production, accounting, etc. He also serves as Executive Producer of all productions.

Organization Name: Bayside High School
Mentor Title: English Teacher
Location: Bayside, NY
Field: Education

This high school English teacher plans lessons, gives instruction, designs and implements assessments and participates in school events.

Organization Name: Bergen Family Center
Mentor Title: President/CEO
Location: Englewood, NJ
Fields: Business, Non-Profit, Human Services

The Bergen Family Center is a not for profit social services agency providing human services for all ages. The alumnus is responsible for overall management and oversight of the not for profit organization, directs the management team, and works with the Board of Trustees.

Organization Name: Care Compass Network
Mentor Title: Executive Director
Location: Binghamton, NY
Fields: Healthcare, Human Services

Care Compass Network is a healthcare transformation organization supporting the migration from fee for service (volume based care) to value based care. Initiatives aim to increase health and wellness outcomes for the Medicaid population across the Southern Tier. This alum is responsible for establishing and achieving organizational goals. He maintains relationships with the Board of Directors, Department of Health, and community stakeholders. He also fosters an environment of trust and collaboration, helping to identify common goals and helps integrate community services around common populations served. In addition, he promotes innovation and experimentation in the healthcare field and evaluate and measure success factors.

Organization Name: Department of Emergency Medicine, SBHHS
Mentor Title: Medical Director, Vice Chairman
Location: Bronx, NY
Field: Healthcare

Emergency Management is a collaborative field that plans, prepares, mitigates, responds, and recovers from large emergencies and disasters. Working with first responders, other government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private sector businesses, NYC emergency managers respond to emergencies, develop emergency plans, conduct trainings, drills, and exercises, and extensive public outreach campaigns to help new Yorkers prepare for emergencies.

Organization Name: East Side Middle School
Mentor Title: Principal
Location: New York, NY
Fields: Administration, Education

This alumnus is principal of a highly successful public middle school on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Organization Name: ESPN Deportes and International Production
Mentor Title: Producer
Location: Bristol, CT
Field: Media

ESPNDeportes is a US network and the International Productions consists of about 20 networks across Latin America. They air what you see on ESPN but all in Spanish, as well as original content. This alumnus produces shows such as Monday Night Football, Friday Night Fights, X Games, Tennis Grand Slams, NBA, and NFL Playoffs including the Super Bowl. All of these in Spanish for the Latin-American market. In this position, the alumnus creates rundowns, writes scripts, and manages a team of 30.

Organization Name: Fashion Institute of Technology
Mentor Title: Associate Professor/Counselor, Career and Internship Services
Location: New York, NY
Field: Higher Education

This alumna is a career and internship counselor at FIT. Duties include: counseling students, placing students in internships, and teaching internship courses.

Organization Name: Fordham University
Mentor Title: Annual Giving Officer
Location: New York, NY
Field: Higher Education

This alumna oversees annual giving fundraising on behalf of Fordham University. In this role, she coordinates mass solicitations, meets with donors, and coordinates alumni events.

Organization Name: Friedberg Jewish Community Center
Mentor Title: Director of Youth Services
Location: Oceanside, NY
Fields: Education, Non-profit

This externship is with the Director of Youth Services at Friedberg JCC in Oceanside, NY.

Organization Name: Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce/Greater Binghamton Education Outreach Program
Mentor Title: Talent and Education Director
Location: Binghamton, NY
Field: Business, Education, Non-Profit, Government

This alumna is responsible for the successful management and effective implementation of the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce and Greater Binghamton Education Outreach Program's (GBEOP) workforce development initiatives and programs. In this role, she works with K-12, higher education, business leaders, trade organizations, and county programs to develop a Broome County K-12 Talent Pipeline to fill the skills gaps that our current employers see. This includes facilitating meetings, program development, grant writing, volunteer management, event planning, and advocacy. Additionally, she oversees the day-to-day operations of a small non-profit, GBEOP, that is housed within the Chamber.

Organization Name: Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce
Mentor Title: Executive Director
Location: Flushing, NY
Fields: Business, Government, Non-profit

This alumnus has two decades of leadership experience in public service: developing and managing projects in government agencies, political campaigns, and nonprofit organizations; coordinating stakeholder analysis and coalition building on a range of issues; and, directing policy development and communication strategy to advance landmark legislation, including New York City's "Equal Access to Health & Human Services Act." The Greater Flushing Chamber of Flushing is an outgrowth of the One Flushing community organizing project launched by AAFE in December of 2011 to empower entrepreneurs and local residents with economic resources and opportunities. One Flushing worked closely with NYC Business Solutions, AAFE's Renaissance Economic Development Corp. and other community partners to secure financing, expand marketing, and build networks for those seeking to start or grow their business.

Organization Name: Hudson Valley Radiology Associates
Mentor Title: Radiologist
Location: New City, NY
Field: Healthcare

This externship is with a radiologist at a large practice in Westchester County.

Organization Name: JCrew
Mentor Title: Executive VP of Human Resources
Location: New York, NY
Field: Human Resources

JCrew debuted in 1983 with the mailing of its first catalog. Six years later, they opened a flagship store at New York's South Street Seaport. Today, the business includes retail and outlet stores nationwide and an ever-growing online and catalog business. This alumna leads and manages all functions of human resources including recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, compliance and associate relations.

Organization Name: Linguistic Society of America
Mentor Title: Executive Director
Location: Washington, DC
Field: Non-profit

This externship is with the Executive Director of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) in Washington, D.C. Her background is in non-profit management, and she has worked for a variety of professional associations, advocacy groups, coalitions and membership organizations. She also has significant experience in the topical areas of public policy, health care, elections, higher education, and the status of women. The mission of the LSA is to "advance the scientific study of language" and to aspire to "a world in which the essential nature of language and its central role in human life is well understood."

Organization Name: Mahopac High School
Mentor Title: Speech Language Pathologist
Location: Mahopac, NY
Fields: Education, Healthcare, Human Services

This alumna evaluates and treats speech and language impairment in school age children.

Organization Name: Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
Mentor Title: Director of Marketing
Location: New York, NY
Fields: Marketing, Non-profit

The Manhattan Institute is a leading, free-market think tank whose mission is to develop and disseminate new ideas that foster greater economic choice and individual responsibility. The organization focuses on rigorous research and real-world reporting to inform education, energy, health care, legal reform, economic growth, public sector, race and urban policy. As the Director of Marketing at Manhattan Institute (MI) this alumna is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing multi-channel (online and offline) marketing strategies to extend the reach of MI's policy research and ideas. In addition, the team is tasked with identifying and expanding key audiences through brand-building and engagement-driven initiatives.

Organization Name: Marketing Entertainment Group
Mentor Title: President/Owner
Location: New York, NY
Fields: Entertainment, Marketing

This alumnus has made a career of promoting and producing theater. His work spans the gamut, from a four-year stint running the promotions for the most expensive musical in history, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," to immersive theater such as "Fuerza Bruta," and other Broadway and off-Broadway shows. His current company promotes and markets live entertainment in the NYC area.

Organization Name: Mitlin Financial Inc.
Mentor Title: President
Location: Hauppauge, NY
Fields: Business, Finance

Our firm is an SEC Registered Investment Advisory Firm. We work with both Private Clients (Individual Clients) and Corporate Retirement Plans. We assist people in becoming and remaining financially independent by designing a financial plan, managing their assets and coordinating with other professionals to cover all areas of their financial lives. I am the President of the firm and responsible for the mission, vision and execution of the firm. I oversee all aspects of planning and investment management for the firm.

Organization Name: Nester Podiatry Associates
Mentor Title: Podiatrist
Location: Glen Cove, NY
Field: Healthcare

Organization Name: New York City Emergency Management
Mentor Title: After-Action Coordinator
Location: New York, NY
Field: Public Service

Emergency Management is a collaborative field that plans, prepares, mitigates, responds, and recovers from large emergencies and disasters. Working with first responders, other government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private sector businesses, NYC emergency managers respond to emergencies, develop emergency plans, conduct trainings, drills, and exercises, and extensive public outreach campaigns to help new Yorkers prepare for emergencies.

New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center
Mentor Title: Training Program Manager
Location: New York, NY
Field: Health Care Administration

This alumna manages the training coordinators for various programs including: Psychosomatic Fellowship, Adult Psychiatry Residency Program, Child & Adolescent Fellowship Program and Geriatrics Fellowship.

Organization Name: New York Road Runners
Mentor Title: Vice President, Community Engagement & Initiatives
Location: New York, NY
Fields: Government, Non-Profit

New York Road Runners' (NYRR) mission is to empower everyone, of all ages and abilities—beginners and competitive athletes, the young and the elderly, adult professionals and underserved schoolchildren—to improve their health and well-being through the power of running and fitness. Headquartered in New York City, NYRR implements a unique nonprofit model that teams contributed and earned income to make all its efforts possible. The Vice President of Community Engagement & Initiatives plays a critical role in the organization, responsible for launching new programs that will enable running and walking opportunities throughout NYC communities. Responsibilities include: serve as an engaged member of the executive team, ensuring alignment with NYRR mission and core values, with a strong focus on community service programs; Lead the organization's efforts to create, develop and launch new community initiatives to increase impact through running and walking; Develop strategies to implement programs at various NYC parks and open spaces, and identify viable locations and partner groups for weekly community runs.

Organization Name: Newsday
Mentor Title: Reporter
Location: New York, NY
Field: Journalism

This externship is with a Reporter at Newsday, a daily newspaper. He covers politics and writes stories in the New York City area at City Hall. This externship offers insight into what goes into creating a daily newspaper.

Organization Name: Newtown Savings Bank
Mentor Title: Chief Risk Officer
Location: Newtown, CT
Field: Finance

Mutual Savings Bank with 14 branches across Fairfield County, CT. This alum manages Bank's risk profile, compliance program and BSA program.

Organization Name: North Carolina State University
Mentor Title: Project Manager - Facilities Mgmt
Location: Raleigh, NC
Fields: Business

North Carolina State University is part of the University of North Carolina land grant system. NCSU maintains and operates over 1,000 buildings including satellite locations throughout the state of North Carolina. This alumnus manages building design and construction projects, including new buildings, repairs and renovations.

Organization Name: Pacific Resources for Education and Learning
Mentor Title: Director: STEM
Location: Honolulu, HI
Field: Non-profit

Our vision for the Pacific is clear and compelling: to support strong schools, healthy communities, and thriving cultures with Pacific hearts and global minds.

Organization Name: South Beach Psychiatric Center
Mentor Title: Director of Psychology
Location: Staten Island, NY
Field: Healthcare

This externship is at the South Beach Psychiatric Center in Staten Island, NY, shadowing the Director of Psychology. He establishes clinical programs, oversees the department, assists with testing, performs some clinical and legal work, and supervises new psychologists. In addition, he collaborates with other administrators, cabinet members, and the executive director of the hospital. He coordinates the doctoral level extern program, also.

Organization Name: Stuyvesant High School
Mentor Title: History Teacher
Location: New York, NY
Field: Education

This alumna teaches sophomores and juniors global history and APUSH at a competitive NYC public high school.

Organization Name: Trilogy Financial Services
Mentor Title: Vice President, Client Services
Location: Woodland Hills, CA
Field: Finance

Financial planning and investment advisory practice, including stock brokerage, insurance services, corporate benefits, charitable planning and comprehensive financial & business planning.

Organization Name: Two River Theater
Mentor Title: Assistant Properties Supervisor
Location: Redbank, NJ
Field: Entertainment

Organization Name: United Health Services Primary Care
Mentor Title: Physician Assistant
Location: Binghamton, NY
Field: Healthcare

This alumna specializes in internal medicine and primary care.

Organization Name: Universal Instruments
Mentor Title: Software Quality Engineer
Location: Conklin, NY
Field: Engineering

Universal Instruments is a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced automation and assembly equipment solutions for the electronics manufacturing industry. This alumna evaluates and tests new and modified software programs and software verification procedures used to assure that programs function according to user requirements and conform to established guidelines. This alumna and her predecessor both have degrees in mathematics.

Organization Name: Wolfe Research
Mentor Title: Stock Analyst
Location: New York, NY
Field: Finance

This alumnus is a sell-side stock research analyst for the utilities and power sector. He makes recommendations on 37 companies (stocks), writes reports and talks to clients on these companies and the industry overall. His clients are all large investment firms like mutual funds (Fidelity), hedge funds (Millenium), pension funds (TX Teachers), and others. Responsibilities include research meetings, client calls/meetings, talking to and analyzing companies, planning conference and marketing trips, overseeing 5 analysts, writing reports, working on financial models, etc.