This fellowship provides a unique opportunity to combine research, theory, and practice. It is available to current second-year, third-year, and fourth-year (BA/BFA only) students at Lang with a strong academic record in the social sciences. The fellowship requires the ability to work independently over the summer and throughout the fall semester. It provides a rare chance for students to develop their research and writing skills through individual mentoring and feedback on their work.
The fellowship has three components:
Students must also participate in a half-day orientation session in spring 2019 as well as various training sessions related to research methods. Fellows receive a $2,250 stipend from The New School for the summer internship.
Deadline: January 4, 2019To apply: Complete the online application. Applicants must submit their résumé with relevant experience, a cover letter, and a writing sample and must indicate at least two preferred internship sites. Students will be notified in February if they have been selected for an interview.
Summer 2019 internship sites:
Partners, a woman-led Certified B Corp in the impact tech space, has brought
to market an innovative mobile platform (PIPs or PIPs Rewards) that turns
verifiable engagement in beneficial behaviors (from biking, bike sharing, and
riding the bus to volunteering) into highly valued rewards
to “stay in school” matching funds and discounts on healthy food and fitness classes, fueling a continuous "engine of good."
The Center for Court Innovation (CCI) seeks to help create a more effective and humane justice system by designing and implementing operating programs, performing original research, and providing reformers around the world with the tools they need to launch new strategies. The Center disseminates the lessons learned from innovative programs and performs original research evaluating innovative programs to determine what works.
The fellow will assist the Center’s Operations Team with a range of projects, including the implementation and expansion of alternative-to-incarceration (ATI) programming such as pre-trial diversion, and projects supporting the Center's community justice centers.
Founded in 1993, Fulcrum Analytics has stood at the forefront of data and analytics for more than 20 years. Fulcrum offers sophisticated solutions, groundbreaking technologies, and winning strategies that help companies achieve their targeted results. Fulcrum takes on the toughest data questions — ones
that create big impact, uncover the hidden picture beneath mountains of data, and move businesses forward every day. The fellow will work as a member of the Fulcrum team on current client projects.
Governor Cuomo’s Executive Chamber Internship Program offers an outstanding opportunity for motivated college students, recent college graduates, and graduate students to gain real government experience working closely with the Governor’s staff. This internship will be focused on the Governor's NYC-based Office of Constituent Affairs. Intern responsibilities will range from administrative work to substantive research. All interns should be ready to work hard, learn quickly, and cooperate with a diverse team serving the people of New York State.
Generation Citizen works to ensure that all students in the United States receive an effective action civics education that provides them with the knowledge and skills necessary to participate in our democracy as active citizens. GC teaches teenagers how to take effective political action. Through an innovative in-class curriculum, students work with local leaders to fix local problems. Generation Citizen's fellow will be supporting GC's national Director of Programming, who supports program quality and design, pilots, and evaluation across GC's six sites. Projects may involve helping organize a summer retreat for GC's Student and Teacher Leadership Boards, supporting analysis of 2018-2019 program outcomes, and developing curricular and training resources for 2019-2020 partners.
Global Americans is a modern-day take on the traditional think tank. Through our website, we provide up-to-date research and analysis on key areas affecting the countries of the Americas — democracy, human rights, social inclusion, and foreign policy. Our goal is to provide policymakers, academic,s and Latin America enthusiasts with the tools needed to promote change and build more prosperous inter-American relations. We are also a platform for a wide range of scholars and activists, serving as a channel to connect their research, opinions, and analysis to an audience in the United States that they wouldn’t regularly have access to in their home countries.
The International Peace
Institute (IPI) is
an independent international not-for-profit think tank dedicated to managing
risk and building resilience to promote peace, security, and sustainable
development. To achieve its purpose, IPI employs a mix of policy research,
strategic analysis, publishing, and convening. With staff from more than twenty
countries and a broad range of academic fields, IPI has offices facing United
Nations headquarters in New York and offices in Vienna and Manama.
Museum at the World Trade Center bears solemn witness to the terrorist attacks
of September 11, 2001, and February 26, 1993. The Museum honors the 2,983
victims of these attacks and all those who risked their lives to save others.
It further recognizes the thousands who survived and all who demonstrated
extraordinary compassion in the aftermath. Demonstrating the consequences of
terrorism on individual lives and its impact on communities at the local,
national, and international levels, the Museum attests to the triumph of human
dignity over human depravity and affirms an unwavering commitment to the
fundamental value of human life.
Department, under the direction of the Museum’s Chief Curator and Executive
Vice President of Collection, employs 16 museum professionals who work as
curators, oral historians, registrars, conservators, inventory specialists,
cataloguers and collection managers.
Founded in 1923 as a
private, nonprofit corporation, the museum connects the past, present, and
future of New York City. The Museum of the City
of New York serves the
people of New York and visitors from around the world through exhibitions, school and
public programs, publications, and collections. For more information about the
museum, visit mcny.org.
Fellows will assist in
research on new and ongoing projects and proposals in New York and other global
cities to address the challenges explored in the Lab. This research will
consist of working with the Director of the Lab to identify interesting
proposals, outreach to relevant agencies and organizations to solicit
additional information, and online data collection.
The New York City Central Labor Council (NYCCLC) is a nonprofit labor membership organization devoted to supporting, advancing, and advocating for the working people of New York City. The NYCCLC brings together 300 local unions from every trade, occupation, and public and private sector of the New York economy. It represents 1.3 million workers, including teachers, truck drivers, operating engineers, nurses, construction workers, electricians, firefighters, retail workers, janitors, train operators, bakers, and many more who are the backbone of today’s workforce.
The fellow will work on a range of projects including analysis of public investments in renewable energy, job creation projections around mandatory retrofitting of large buildings, and analysis of patterns of legislative and electoral voting habits, particularly how the New York City Council voted in committee hearings against Stated Meeting votes and what that reveals about partisanship and coalitions.
The NYC Mayor’s Office
of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) promotes the well-being of immigrant communities by recommending policies and programs that facilitate successful integration of immigrant New Yorkers into the civic, economic, and cultural life of the city. Through policy,
education, outreach, and advocacy, MOIA’s initiatives fulfill three primary objectives: (1) Enhance the economic, civil, and social integration of immigrant New Yorkers; (2) Facilitate access to justice for immigrant New Yorkers; and (3) Advocate
for the elimination of inequities facing immigrant New Yorkers, and add our voice to the fight for continued immigration reforms at the national level. The fellow will primarily work on initiatives intended to build the capacity and increase the ability
of MOIA to carry out its programming. Based on the conditions and work flow at the time of the internship, a specific project will be assigned to the intern.
The Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP) is a nonprofit organization that empowers people to decide together how to spend public money in order to deepen democracy, build stronger communities, and make public budgets more equitable and effective. The fellow will spend the majority of his or her time improving PBP's materials, tools, and toolkits. They might interview PBP staff, city staff, community members, teachers, elected officials, or others to understand their needs and experience. By making the PBP's materials more useful, the fellow can make the organization — and by extension democratic processes — work better for communities.
The Same Sky Foundation provides empowerment, tools,
education, and opportunity to women and girls worldwide so that they can build
self-esteem and brighter futures for themselves and their families. Same Sky
runs a social enterprise in conjunction with a foundation that puts us in a unique
position to flexibly provide empowerment tools. Through research projects,
conferences, and meetings, the foundation will build a curriculum to grow their impact by sharing research results with a network of educational institutions
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