Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Nonprofit internship opportunities

Dear students, please see below for a letter from Bill Pfeiffer,
Director of the Office of Civic Engagement,
regarding internship opportunities in nonprofits.



Dear Student,

The NYU Community Fund Internship Program is seeking interns to work during the fall semester on specific community service projects within nonprofits in lower Manhattan that receive financial support from the NYU Community Fund.

If you are considering a career in public service, non-for-profit management, or grassroots organization administration, this is an excellent opportunity to build your resume and help your community!

Most placements require 4-plus hours per week that can be conveniently scheduled around your classes. Please note that this is a non-paid, non-credit internship that rewards the participants with valuable knowledge and experience, as well as an opportunity to help those who need it the most.

Internships are available in the following areas: environment, historic neighborhood preservation, education, care for the elderly, the needy and for people with disabilities, child care, performance, and alternative education.

We will be holding an information session next Friday, September 25 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm in Room 414, CAS Silver Center. Please reply to if you would like to reserve a spot at this session. Once your email is received, you will be sent a full description of the internships available this semester. If you are unable to attend, please email to the address below to arrange a meeting with a member of the Community Fund staff.

Thanks and I hope you can make it on Friday.

Bill Pfeiffer
Director, Office of Civic Engagement
(212) 998-2097

The participants of the Community Fund Internship Program for Fall 2009 include the following nonprofit organizations:

Art in General

Bailey House

Chelsea Opera

Downtown Music Productions

Educational Alliance

Friends House

George Jackson Academy


LaGuardia Corner Gardens

LIFT (Legal Information for Families Today)

Manhattan Land Trust

Metropolitan Playhouse (Parsifal’s Productions)

New York City Rescue Mission

New York Nativity

Reproductive Health Access Project

Resources for Children with Special Needs

The Children's Aid Society

The Church of the Village

The New York Foundling

Third Street Music School Settlement

University Community Social Services, Inc.

University Settlement and The Door