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NEW YORK CITY GOVERNMENT SUMMER INTERNSHIPS
The Department of Citywide Services provides a comprehensive internship guide listing internship opportunities at over twenty-five different city agencies. Paid internships are available.
BROOME COUNTY GOVERNMENT INTERNSHIPS
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. Requests for applications to the summer program will be posted on the MPA list serve each spring.
STATE OF NEW YORK EXCELSIOR SERVICE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
The New York State Excelsior Service Fellowship Program is a two-year funded fellowship offering talented recent graduates hands-on training and experience in New York State government. Fellows work full-time at host executive-branch agencies and authorities, and may be placed in the Executive Chamber, Empire State Development Corporation, Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, the Department of Environmental Conservation, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. Most placements are located in Albany. Visa sponsorship is not available.
The application will be posted to the MPA listserv at the end of each fall semester, with interviews in January and February.
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES IN NEW YORK STATE GOVERNMENT
Comprehensive list of NYS internship opportunities in a variety of State departments and divisions.
INTERN WITH THE NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
The New York State Assembly Intern Committee sponsors the Graduate Internship at the State Capital starting every January. The Graduate Internship provides full-time research or policy analysis positions with Assembly leaders, committees and research staffs. Graduate Scholars are required to attend Issue Policy Forums and the 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. Paid internship. Application deadline rolls from mid-August to mid-November each year; faculty contact is Dr. Sinclair.
Federal and other Washington, D.C. Internships
SUNY WASHINGTON INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
All SUNY students are eligible for SUNY Washington Internship 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.
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.
Idealist is an interactive site where you can search nonprofit internships and identify nonprofit organizations in your area of interest throughout the country.
Nonprofits in Broome County
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.
Select the subject area titled "Public Policy, Public Administration, Government" in this internship search engine to search for relevant internships throughout the world.