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National Urban League Summer Internship Program

What is the National Urban League Summer Internship Program?

The National Urban League Summer Internship Program provides an insight into the world of non-profit management for college students, in the New York City metropolitan area and in Washington, DC. The National Urban League is looking for candidates interested in a career in the not-for-profit sector, or in understanding the connection between non-profits, corporations, and government in the work of our nation. This internship is open to undergrads only.

Why Participate?

  • Behind the Business Tours with corporate partners in the tri-state area
  • Special assignments at the National Urban League Annual Conference in Cincinnati, OH
  • Lunch with the President & CEO of The National Urban League
  • 2 Day Event - Interns Day on the Hill – a visit to the National Urban League Policy Institute in Washington, DC, and the opportunity to meet a legislator
  • Work on The President’s Project - a special assignment from the President/CEO presented to Senior Leader- ship of the National Urban League at the end of the program
  • Visit a National Urban League Affiliate
  • Attend a Networking Event
  • Lunch with National Urban League’s “Women of Influence”

Who Should Apply?


 

We are interested in students from a variety of academic backgrounds and majors who:

  • Have demonstrated academic achievement
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Are enthusiastic and eager to learn about the National Urban League
  • Are involved in extracurricular and community-related activities

What are the Application Requirements?

  • Official current academic transcript (minimum 2.8GPA)
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Two academic letters of recommendation
  • One page essay expressing interest in the program

Deadline to apply for 2014 is over. Please try again next year.

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