Scholarships and Internships

Use this page to access resources that allow you to search for potential internships and scholarships.  The best way to find an internship is to ask around. Speak with professors, friends, family members, friends of family members. Visit museums, libraries, businesses, coffee shops, to see what people are saying and posting about.   However, please use this page as a resource for finding internships and scholarships.

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code was founded to close the gender gap in technology. Their aim is to build the largest pipeline of female engineers in the country. They have chapters throughout New York and the United States. They are looking for college interns and also offer a summer immersion program for 10th and 11th grade girls.

Brooklyn Museums Internships
The mission of the Brooklyn Museum is to create inspiring encounters with art that expand the ways we see ourselves, the world and its possibilities. The museum envisions a world where great art and courageous conversations are catalysts for a more connected, civic, and empathetic world.
The Museum holds itself to the highest standards of curatorial excellence-from great art and original shows to beautiful installations and canon-expanding scholarship and strives to create and present inspirational and transformative engagement with our collections, exhibitions, programming, and educational offerings, welcoming all visitors with respect and a true sense of hospitality.
The Museum is currently offering these programs:

New York City - Urban Fellows Program
The Urban Fellows Program is sponsored by The City of New York and administered by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS). The program is designed to introduce America’s finest college students and graduates to local government and public service.

To learn more go here.
New York City Department of Education Teaching Fellows
The NYC Teaching Fellows program is one of the country’s largest and most selective alternative teacher preparation programs. As a Fellow, you’ll train in NYC classrooms, working one-on-one with experienced coaches to get the feedback you need to become a talented teacher, ready to make a profound difference for NYC’s students.

For an overview and more information, go here.
United Nations Internship
The world looks to the United Nations for solutions to complex problems everywhere; from ending conflict and alleviating poverty, to combating climate change and defending human rights. The issues on our agenda are manifold and diverse as are the careers we offer. Among the ranks of the United Nations you will find staff members who monitor elections, disarm child soldiers, coordinate relief in humanitarian crises and provide administrative as well as logistical support to carry out our complex mandates. These are just a few examples amongst the many other equally critical and necessary functions.

To learn more about internship opportunities at the United Nations go here.
To learn about the application process go here.
Simon Wiesenthal Center Internship
For the summer of 2017 the Simon Wiesenthal Center is proud to announce the second year of its one of a kind, local Government Advocacy Internship Program. This program is centered on encouraging and educating the next generation of Jewish youth to the mechanics of state and municipal government, politics and advocacy. It serves college and graduate school-aged students
in its first year from the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut regions.

For more information click here.

Kings County District Attorney's Office Internship

The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office offers high school, college and legal internships throughout the year. These highly competitive internships offer students a unique opportunity to be part of a district attorney’s office.  An intern’s duties may include assisting in investigations, attending trials, preparing and compiling documents and financial data, conducting and analyzing legal research, and supporting community outreach programs.

To find out more, go here.

DEADLINE IS MAY 5, 2017.

Penn MSI Graduate Student Weekend

If you attend a Minority Serving Institution and are interested in pursuing graduate school, this post is for you.  The UPenn MSI Graduate Student Weekend invites undergraduate students interested in professional degrees in education to spend a weekend in Philadelphia living and learning about the field.  For more information, check out the link below:

http://www2.gse.upenn.edu/cmsi/programs/msi-weekend

Teach and Learn in Korea

Teach and Learn in Korea

TALK program is a unique scholarship opportunity for undergraduates who are seeking personal, professional and educational experience in Korea. The program is designed to support public English education in the rural areas of Korea.

Position: Educational Scholarship

Grade Level: Elementary School

Location: Rural Areas ONLY

Teaching Type (Hours): After-School Classes (15 teaching hours per week)

Eligibility: Completed Associate’s Degree or enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree

Program: (3rd year or higher)

Must be a citizen of one of the following countries: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, U.K, U.S.A.

Contract: 6 months or 12 months

  • Salary: 1.5 Million KRW (per month) = $1,400
  • Benefits: Settlement Allowance (300,000 KRW = $270), Free Accommodation, Medical Insurance, Flight Allowance (1.3 Million KRW ($1,200) x 2)

Application Deadline:

  • Fall Term (Begin Aug): Mar – Aug
  • Spring Term (Begin Feb): Aug – Jan

Salary Conversion:

  KRW Dollar
Monthly Salary* 1,500,000 KRW $1,364
Year 18,000,000 KRW $16,364
Settlement Allowance 300,000 KRW $273
Flight (US ? KR) 1,300,000 KRW $1182
Flight (KR?US)** 1,300,000 KRW $1182
Housing Free Free
Insurance Free Free

*1.5 Million KRW per month /  1 Dollar = 1,100 KRW

** Flight (KR? US): Successfully complete contract

Link: TALK.GO.KR

English Program in Korea

English Program in Korea

EPIK’s objective is to improve the English speaking abilities of Korean students and teachers, developing cultural exchange, and introducing new teaching methods into the Korean education system. This would be a great opportunity for graduates to teach English at Korean public schools.

Position: Professional Teaching Position

Grade Level: Elementary / Middle / High Schools

Location: Metropolitan and Provincial Areas

Teaching Type (Hours): Regular Curriculum (22 teaching hours per week)

Eligibility: Minimum Requirement: B.A. Degree

Must be a citizen of one of the following countries: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, U.K, U.S.A.

Contract: 12 months

Salary: 1.8 Million KRW– 3.0 Million KRW (per month) = $1,600-$2,600

Benefits: Settlement Allowance (300,000 KRW ? $270), Free Furnished Housing, Severance Pay (One month’s salary after successful completion of contract), Medical Insurance (50%)

Application Deadline:

  •  Fall Term: Feb – Jul
  •  Spring Term: Aug – Jan

Salary Conversion:

KRW Dollar
Monthly Salary* 2,000,000 KRW

$1,818

Year 24,000,000 KRW $21,818
Severance** 2,000,000 KRW $1,818
Settlement Allowance 300,000 KRW $273
Housing Free Free
Insurance 50% 50%

*2 Million KRW per month / 1 Dollar = 1,100 KRW

** Severance: Successfully complete 1 year contract

Link: EPIK.GO.KR