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Internship with Draper Alumna – Higher Education – NYC – Paid.

Summer School Internship – Group Leader

Posted on: April 12, 2013
Posted by nordamerika.uni-koeln.de


Summer School Internship – Group Leader (start date July 1 – September 30, 2013)

The University of Cologne New York Office (www.nordamerika.uni-koeln.de)

The University of Cologne Faculty of Management, Economics, and Social Sciences (http://www.wiso.uni-koeln.de/international.html? &L=1)

The Summer School Program (http://www.wiso.uni-koeln.de/nyc.html?&L=1)

We seek a committed and energetic undergraduate student/ graduate student enrolled at a local college or university to join us in implementing our educational objectives and program administration needs. University of Cologne is looking for a skilled and motivated Intern to bring expertise in guiding groups of undergraduate students to our team. The internship will report to the Director in New York. The Intern will support University of Cologne’s local administrative staff and its undergraduate students based in the U.S. in their faculty/company interactions and support the needs of the students participating in an academic summer away program.

Deadline for applications: April 19th, 2013.

Primary Responsibilities

The Development and Partnership Manager is responsible for the following and other duties as assigned:

Professional Qualifications

The successful applicant will have the following minimum qualifications:

-Must be a U.S. citizen or legally able to work in the U.S.; we cannot sponsor a visa. International Students on student visas presently enrolled in a university or college in the U.S. are responsible for researching their eligibility with the help of their international office on campus.

-Experience leading a student group

– Expert knowledge in Social Media and its usage
-A bachelor’s degree or equivalent is preferred but not required

-Excellent knowledge of New York City
-Creativity, resourcefulness, and professionalism
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Willingness to travel locally and work from WiFi spots in the city

-Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
-This position requires occasional evenings and weekends

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation will not depend on the level of experience but the in-house mandated internship remuneration of USD 750 per month.

The internship will be located in New York City. July 1-August 4 the Intern will work from a home office. August 4 through September 13 the Intern will accompany the group. Post-Event reporting will be handled in a home office September 13 -30. The volume of hours is 20 5-10 hours a week pre- and post-student-arrival and departure and 30 hours a week during the summer school. The home office location should be in New York City.

About the Organization

University of Cologne New York Office reports to the University of Cologne International Office in Cologne, Germany and locally to DAAD New York Office.

The University of Cologne New York Office as a whole offers research events, lectures, alumni roundtables, education courses for its undergraduates, and other opportunities in the fields of higher education and international partnerships in the United States. Past meetings have been held in Boulder, Boston, Houston, San Francisco, Louisville, and New York City, on topics such as university partnership, international strategic partnerships, international higher education, career tracks at University of Cologne, Ph.D. programs in Germany, returning to Germany as a researcher presently in North America, and the language strategy at a German public research university.


To be considered for this position, interested candidates must submit a resume, cover letter, and references to Stefanie Grupp-Clasby via email s.grupp-clasby at uni-koeln.de

University of Cologne is an equal opportunity employer. Deadline: April 26th, 2013

871 United Nations Plaza, 15th Floor, New York, New York, 10017, United States


Start date

July 1, 2013

End date

September 30, 2013

Application deadline

April 26, 2013

Education requirements

4-year degree

Languages needed


Level of language proficiency


German – preferable but not required

Employment type

Part time Internship

Professional level

None specified

Stefanie Grupp-Clasby

University of Cologne New York Office

871 United Nations Plaza
New York, New York 10017, USA
Phone +1 (212) 758-5893
Cell Phone +1 (917) 208-0089
Googlevoice + (646) 807-8540


Draperite Christine Olson Nabs Year-Long Met Museum Internship

Congratulations to Christine Olson! She will be graduating from Draper this May and heading straight into the selective, year-long Tiffany internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

In her new role, Christine will assist curators in The American Wing with research and documentation of the permanent collections, special exhibitions, or additional ongoing departmental projects, as well as participating in museum seminars and conducting gallery talks.

Christine said that this feels “like a validation of my work” at Draper and we couldn’t be happier for her.

Internships available at Haiti Cultural Exchange

The Haiti Cultural Exchange, a non-profit, is looking for three interns in the roles of Program, Communications, and Fundraising. You can read the full internship postings on Idealist, and read more about the Exchange at their site.

In brief, “Haiti Cultural Exchange was founded to develop, present and promote the cultural expressions of the Haitian people. We seek to raise awareness of social issues and foster cultural understanding and appreciation through programs in the arts, education and public affairs.”

Draper student Jennifer Celestin alerted us to these opportunities. Jennifer often performs at the organization’s events and has been a storyteller and teaching artist for them at a bilingual elementary school.

Upcoming Professional Skills Events at Wasserman / Funded Internship Award

The following events at the Wasserman Center were announced in a recent ‘NYU Minute’ email blast. Of particular interest to Draper students may be the last item mentioned, the Funded Internship Award, which is a $1,000 award for “students pursuing unpaid internships at non-profits, government agencies, arts organizations and other industries that do not traditionally pay their interns…” Applications for the award are due (via NYU CareerNet) on February 21.

Wasserman Center Events

  • Women’s Foreign Policy Group Mentor Fair; Wednesday, Feb. 22, 6:30 pm, Kimmel Center
    Network informally in round table discussions with senior-level experts. Featuring International Development, NGOs, United Nations, Human Rights, Foreign Service, Communications and International Law, Health, Business. RSVP required at www.wfpg.org, (Event is full but sign up for the waitlist!) Free for NYU Students.

  • The Wasserman Center Professional Skills Series (RSVP through NYU CareerNet)
    • How to Write a US Resume and Cover Letter; Tuesday, Feb. 14, 12:00 noon
      Gain the skills to write a compelling cover letter and resume. Learn the specifics of preparing your resume and cover letter for the U.S. job search.
    • Telling Your International Student Story; Wednesday, Feb. 15, 12:00 noon
      This presentation will highlight ways to present your international student experiences as a strength and asset to prospective employers.
    • Communicating Effectively Through Your Job Search; Wednesday, Feb. 15, 5:00 pm
      In today’s job market, the competition is stiff. There is a hidden world of job searching. This seminar will focus on strategies of how to tap into the positions and how to develop more professional contacts.
    • Getting the Job: Job Search Techniques and Interview Skills that Work; Thursday, Feb. 16, 12:30 pm
      Learn about the power of networking and meeting the right people in your field. Then learn about interview preparation, proper attire, and appropriate responses to difficult questions.
    • S.T.E.M. Boot Camp
      Please join us on Friday, March 23, 2012 for an exciting one-day career exploration conference focusing on careers in science, technology, engineering and math. Highlights include seminars facilitated by industry leaders, interviewing tips and networking opportunities! Apply ASAP via NYU CareerNet, Job # 842337.
    • Non-Profit Boot Camp: Skills to Change the World
      The NYU Wasserman Center has teamed up with Morgan Stanley to host “Non-Profit Boot Camp: Skills to Change the World” to provide students with an exciting non-profit career exploration workshop designed to debunk myths and explore the realities of working in the non-profit world. Hear from a panel of professionals, speakers, and participate in a networking event. Friday, Mar. 30, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Wasserman Center. Apply ASAP via NYU CareerNet, Job ID: 842196.
    • Government & Non-Profit Expo
      Travel to Washington, DC to meet employers hiring for full-time employment and internships in the government, non-profit, and public service sectors. To sign up for a bus to DC or learn about other travel options, log into NYU CareerNet and click on Events. Transportation is provided by the Wasserman Center on a first-come/first-served basis. Registration is required in advance. Friday, Feb. 17, 10:00am to 3:00pm at Georgetown University. For info, call 212.998.4730.
    • Engineering & Technology Career Fair at NYU-Poly
      Explore full-time, part-time and internship opportunities in fields including engineering, computer hardware/software, technology, science, management, and digital media among others. Wednesday, Feb. 29, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at NYU-Poly, Jacobs Gymnasium.
    • Funded Internship Award
      The Wasserman Center for Career Development is accepting spring semester applications for the Funded Internship Award. Students pursuing unpaid internships at non-profits, government agencies, arts organizations and other industries that do not traditionally pay their interns may apply for this selective $1,000 award. Apply on NYU CareerNet, Job ID: 840998. Deadline: Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 2:00 pm.

Municipal Art Society: Call for Interns

Call for Interns

The Municipal Art Society Intern Program offers undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to work closely with senior staff on current MAS advocacy and program development. Interns will be exposed to a broad range of urban design, planning, and preservations issues facing New York City. By attending required MAS programming and networking opportunities, interns have the opportunity to further develop strong analytical, communications, and organizational skills and a better understanding of the urban design, planning, and preservation nonprofit landscape in New York City. The Municipal Art Society is seeking interns to contribute to the organization’s most significant projects and initiatives. Positions currently available include:

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  • Development Intern

  • Public Programs Intern

  • Greenacre Reference Library Intern

  • Jane’s Walk Intern

  • Arts and Culture Intern


    The deadline to apply is February 15, 2012.

    Application Instructions:

    To apply, please email a resume and cover letter indicating preferred positions to Afarkas@mas.org, attention: MAS Intern.


    Applicants should have a strong interest in urban design, planning, preservation and livability in New York City and are working toward either a bachelor or master degree in urban studies, geography, political science, communications, non‐profit management, library science or a related field. It is crucial that MAS interns possess strong organizational and written and verbal communication skills. MAS interns are expected to be able to work both independently and in group settings, while simultaneously completing multiple projects. All candidates must be able to use both Mac and PC platforms expertly.

  • Position Descriptions:

    Development Intern

    Working with the Development department, interns will be exposed to nonprofit fundraising in New York City. Interns will work on a variety of projects requiring great attention to detail including a range of board related activities, donor research and researching event spaces for MAS fundraising events. The development intern will also assist in organizing the annual MAS gala on April 19th that serves as our largest fundraiser during the year.

    Greenacre Reference Library Intern

    Reporting to the library manager, interns will be involved in all aspects of library maintenance, including collection, cataloguing and assisting visitors in their research. It is important for any applicant to have an interest in current affairs, as interns will be responsible for reading and clipping relevant articles from online publications and saving them to our digital library. During the internship, familiarity with the Library of Congress’s classification systems will be developed in order to catalogue books and articles. The intern will be required to keep a daily log of their activities. Ability to climb a library ladder is helpful but not required.

    Public Programs Intern

    Reporting to the Vice President of Public Programs and Marketing, the public programs intern will assist in various aspects of program planning, including content development, marketing, event production, promotion and post‐production logistics. This internship position is highly collaborative and offers the opportunity to work with and learn from MAS staff across departments. Applicants should have strong interest in New York City, current events, urban affairs, and event production. Applicants must also be highly organized and detail oriented with the ability to write, proof read and work on several projects simultaneously.

    Jane’s Walk Intern

    Jane’s Walk was started in Toronto 2007 by a group of Jacobs’ friends and admirers who aimed to celebrate her extraordinary impact on city life. Today, Jane’s Walk takes places in over 80 cities around the world, where local people host walks, and invite others to take their ‘eyes to the street’ and experience the city. MAS works to coordinate this program in New York City. Reporting to the Manager of Tour Programs, the Jane’s Walk intern will help connect with new walk leaders, develop ideas for new areas in the city to cover, help publicize the walks via our website, Twitter and Facebook, and answer questions from the public, participants, and walk leaders. The intern will be expected to be available all day Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6. This internship is ideal for students with interests in community organizing, local activism, and marketing this great program toward the diverse mix of people who love New York City.

    Arts and Culture Intern

    Reporting to the Vice President of Arts and Cultural Development, the intern will assist in efforts to identify, document, and assess community‐based cultural and economic development efforts citywide. He or she will also be exposed to stakeholders working regionally and nationally who are developing models, collecting and interpreting new data, and promoting best practices and innovation in this evolving sector. Applicants should possess a deep interest in arts policy and a willingness to travel broadly around New York City visiting cultural economic events, reporting their discoveries, and helping to shape observations within the context of MAS’s overall program objectives. Applicants must also be highly organized, and detail oriented with the ability to write clearly and concisely, work with quantitative data in spreadsheets, and work in a collaborative environment.

    Planning and Policy Intern

    The Planning and Advocacy department is seeking an intern to work on all facets of the MAS Livable Neighborhoods Training. Livable Neighborhoods offers New York City‐specific workshops on a range of planning topics including community organizing, the use of census data to understand neighborhood concerns, the role of the environmental review process, as well as instruction on the creation and implementation of comprehensive plans. Under the supervision of the Director of Planning, the Planning and Policy intern will be responsible for conducting research to revise and rewrite the current Livable Neighborhoods Toolkit. The intern will also be instrumental in helping to coordinate the event logistics for the day‐long Livable Neighborhoods Training session, which will be held in May 2012. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a graduate program in urban studies, planning, architecture, historic preservation, or a related field. Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills are required. The selected candidate is expected to be able to work both independently and in group settings and should be able to successfully manage multiple projects.

    Please note the deadline to apply is February 3, 2012. Please provide a 1‐2 page writing sample when applying.