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Internships

Our Internship Program allows students to gain professional roles within various organizations and helps them define career choices and obtain practical experience.

Internship Benefits
1. Students learn more about their field and get practical training. They connect knowledge obtained in class to the workplace.
2. Students can determine if the career they are considering is right for them and change focus if it is not.
3. Students find mentors and future professional references from internship supervisors. 
4. Internships build resumes. Employers look for practical experience in addition to educational credentials. 

Internships are available in any major and can be done during the academic year or in the summer.

Recent Internship Placements 

  • Active Care Physical Therapy
  • The Chatwal, a Luxury Collection Hotel
  • The Irish Legal 100
  • Irish Voice Newspaper
  • New York City Department of Small Business Services
  • Resolution Media
  • OmnicomMediaGroup
  • Sharpleft | High Performance Marketing 
  • The Bill Cunningham Show
  • Turn 2 Us New York-Presbyterian
  • Harrington Talents
  • Let's Talk Twenties
  • Red Monkey Theater Group  
  • The Daily News
  • WABC-TV
  • College of Mount Saint Vincent
  • WNYW (FOX)
  • Lanchid, LLC
  • Left Forum | CUNY Graduate Center
  • News 12 The Bronx/ Brooklyn
  • Riverdale Neighborhood House
  • Sally Fischer Public Relations
  • The Hebrew Home  
Eligibility
Students are eligible to register for internships during the fall, spring, winter, and summer sessions. Interns earn three credits by working 120 hours at the internship site and completing academic and career-related assignments.

Requirements
All internships must be approved by the Director for The Oxley Career Education Program/ and/or Internship Coordinator and the Internship Supervisor in the academic department. Students may earn up to six credits for internships during their time at the college. Academic credit is not given for any paid employment.

Students are required to sign an Internship Agreement, which specifies the number of hours they will work per week, their responsibilities, and their internship assignments. The site supervisor, faculty supervisor, and Director for The Center for Academic Advisement and The Oxley Career Education Program also sign the agreement. 

Registered students should submit the agreement to the by the end of the first week of classes.  

Find an Internship
Finding an internship is like finding a job. Students browse listings for appropriate placements, prepare a resume and cover letter, and go on interviews. The Center for Academic Advisement and The Oxley Career Education Program assists students with the entire process.

  • Search Dolphinlink – CMSV Internship Database
    Through the Dolphinlink, students can:
    • Apply for internship opportunities online
    • Gain access to internships.com and indeed.com for local and national career listings
    • Manage multiple resumes, cover letters, and other employment-related documents
    • Access employer database
  • Internship websites 
  • Inroads


Internship Handbook

 Click to view the Spring 2015 Internship Handbook and the Checksheet for Planning Internships

Contact
For more information about internships, contact:

Ronald Astree

Internship Coordinator for The Oxley Career Education Program
(718) 405-3207
ronald.astree@mountsaintvincent.edu