Internships / Fellowships / Jobs

Internships / Fellowships / Jobs

Internships

The following institutions have contacted our office in the past with information about internships. The list below is provided for information only; deadlines for this year's internship opportunites may have already passed.

HUD Student Interns Program
The Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Interns Program is always interested in finding talented people who have the skills needed to meet our future employment needs. Through a variety of programs, the HUD Intern Program is designed to help recruit and attract exceptional individuals to a broad spectrum of occupations within HUD. The program offers interns professional experiences and formal training opportunities that are tailored to meet their educational and professional goals and interests.

New Hampshire Institute of Politics
Summer Internship Opportunity - New Hampshire Institute of Politics is once again partnering with Rutgers University and the Center for American Women in Politics (CAWP) to bring New Leadership™, the acclaimed leadership training program for undergraduate women, to New England. New Leadership™ is a five-day, residential summer program for college women designed to educate, engage and empower them in the political process.  Students from all majors are welcome to apply. Watch for Spring deadline date.

NYC Percent for Art Program
The Department of Cultural Affairs' Percent for Art Program administers New York City's Percent for Art Law, which requires that 1% of the construction budget of newly constructed or reconstructed city-owned buildings be allocated to the commission, purchase, or restoration of art work for the site. The artist image registry is an essential part of the Percent for Art Program. It contains the work of over 2,000 aritsts who are interested in being commissioned to create work for public sites. It is consulted for each Percent for Art projecte and is used by outside art consultants.

The Skyscraper Museum
The Skyscraper Museum is a young institution in New York City devoted to the study of high-rise building and city history. The Museum seeks a part-time Project Intern to assist with the implementation of daily operations and long-term projects.

Duties include:
- Group tours for students, seniors, and teachers. School group visits allow students to interact with the Museum’s collections and incorporate activities in science, mathematics, the arts, and social studies.
- Research for public programs and exhibition development.
- Draft and edit professional correspondence and member materials.
- Exhibition installation and design support.
- Administrative tasks as necessary.

This position is ideal for a self-starter with an interest in architecture, urban history, or arts administration and strong knowledge of New York City. Candidate must be creative, organized, flexible, and enjoy working with a small team on a myriad of tasks. Proficiency in Mac/PC environment and strong knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
Schedule: Part-time 2-3 days/week required.

To apply please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Elinor Rubin, elinor@skyscraper.org
No phone inquiries please.

Lott Community Development Corporation
Lott Community Development Corporation.  Lott CDC is a non-profit community development organization headquartered in East Harlem.  It owns and manages approximately 700 apartments in twelve different properties in East and Central Harlem, and is reinvesting and looking to expand.  Lott is welcoming student interns and class research projects on a range of issues, including neighborhood planning, sustainability/resiliency, organizational management, facilities management, preservation, landscape architecture, art, graphic design, and real estate finance. 

For more information on Lott, please visit the organization’s website at www.lottcdc.org.

Contact: Brown Urban Studies Alumnus Christopher Cirillo ‘95, Executive Director CirilloC@lottcdc.org

Providence Preservation Society
Among the internship opportunities this fall, Providence Preservation Society (PPS) will need help with preparations for its Symposium, coordination of the Most Endangered Properties program, coordination of the Historic Property Marker Program, coordination of the Spring educational Series, along with assistance with our ongoing advocacy efforts.

Contact: Paul Wackrow pwackrow@ppsri.org

Khadarlis - Providence-based Non-profit - Looking for Student Volunteers!
Khadarlis is a small all-volunteer Providence-based non-profit working to alleviate poverty and inequality both locally in Rhode Island and abroad in Sierra Leone and Guatemala. Our projects include running a computer resource lab for Rhode Islanders without computer access at home, collecting books and supplies for school children in rural Guatemala, and building wells and solar electric panels in villages in Sierra Leone. We're looking for student volunteers and university collaborators who can help us write grant proposals and run fund-raising initiatives. If you're interested, please call as at 401-454-6916 or email our executive director, Aisha Khadar Desince at aishakhadar@khadarlis.org


Fellowships

Match Corps
Competitive Fellowship in Urban Education Match Corps consists of tutoring and teaching at an inner-city school in either Boston or Lawrence, MA. According to a recent Brown graduate, Jonathan Smallwood, after the year fellows go on to top grad schools in medicine, law, and the social sciences, become full-time teachers in high-need schools, or go into education policy and administration. The application process is highly selective and the demands of the program are intense. Corps members who know they want to teach for at least two years in an urban charter school should opt in to Match Teacher Residency. Click HERE for more information.

Jobs

NYC Urban Fellows Program

The Urban Fellows Program is sponsored by The City of New York and is designed to introduce America's finest college students and graduates to local government and public service.