National Association of School Boards of Education

Multiple Internships

Albany, NY

Working as an intern with NASBE can provide an experience that encompasses both the nonprofit and public sectors. The internship will give you an opportunity to interact with state board of education members, education leaders, policy experts, and government officials–all who work together shaping public education policy. NASBE offers a great working atmosphere and provides the opportunity to work with different parts of a nonprofit organization. For those who are interested in education and education policy, an internship can provide a great opportunity in exchange for college credit. If you are interested in shaping education policy or working with policymakers, then apply today.


NYS Executive Chamber of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo


Washington, DC

We’ve got a lot of exciting work in the Governor’s office and we are looking for a few outstanding interns to assist us with the Governor’s initiatives.  Interns will be briefed and asked to conduct thorough research and prepare concise reports or policy memoranda.  We also keep a close eye on the press cycle to see what’s important to the people of New York.  To that end, our interns will read and summarize press stories and keep us abreast of the issues.


National Business and Disability Council

Emerging Leaders Summer Internship Program

Albertson, NY

A program of the National Business & Disability Council (NBDC) at The Viscardi Center,the Emerging Leaders program offers paid summer internships at many of America’s leading corporations. These companies are NBDC corporate partners (, and they are proactive in recruiting qualified students with disabilities.


Human Rights Campaign


Multiple Locations

HRC University, the HRC Internship Program focuses on leadership training and developing one’s voice as an LGBTQ advocate, HRCU connects interns to some of the foremost LGBTQ and allied leaders. In addition, interns play an active role  within a program at HRC while developing professional skills and experiencing  various parts of a non-profit advocacy organization. We treat our interns as  junior staff members; an intern should expect both substantive and  administrative work.Along with the duties listed in the internship  descriptions, interns receive special projects that will allow them to grow and  explore their interests while here at HRC. Our internship program includes  a series of educational brown bag seminars, through which every intern will learn  about all aspects of the organization, LGBTQ issues, career planning and professional skills.


US Agency for International Development (USAID)

Pathways Summer Interns

Washington, DC

The USAID Internship Program (Summer 2015) is designed to provide Interns with substantive work assignments, which expose them to the benefits of a Federal career. The work assigned in most bureaus or offices varies. Typical assignments include a variety of research projects, writing program memoranda, drafting documents, facilitating meetings and/or special events, performing analytical work, attending program discussions in the Agency and/or at the Department of State, communicating on USAID program issues, and performing other duties as assigned

The Interns complete a variety of work assignments dependent upon their areas of study and series. For example, previous Interns with scientific and technical backgrounds worked on issues such as climate change, biodiversity, natural resources management, global health, food security, the application of mobile technologies and/or geospatial analysis for development

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