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New York City Global Partners

Internship Opportunities

New York City Global Partners, a non-profit organization located in the NYC Mayor’s Office, promotes international cooperation between the City of New York and global cities worldwide. Its mission is to encourage New York City and its partner cities to learn from one another’s innovative solutions to common challenges. NYC Global Partners programs are international summits, an online youth exchange program, and an online resource bank of global cities’ best practices. For more information, visit:

Program intern
Interns will assist with day-to-day management tasks, including coordinating summit activities, updating the online resource bank of global cities’ best practices and supporting general outreach to foreign cities.
 Responsibilities may include research on municipal issues and statistics from cities around the world, reviewing and editing policy reports, preparing memos, correspondence and promotional text, special events tasks, and administrative duties such as database management, maintaining files and archiving. 15-20 hours per week.

Education intern
Global Partners Junior is an international education program that connects New York City middle school students to their peers in cities around the world using the internet. Interns will assist with site visits to New York City participating locations, as well as monitoring and evaluation activities. Both in-office and off-site internship opportunities are available. Travel to program sites in New York City may be necessary. Previous experience working with students, age 9-13, preferred but not required. Previous experience working with internet-based education and New York City after-school provider programs preferred but not required.

Global Cities research intern(off-site)
NYC Global Partners is seeking graduate interns to conduct a research project on Global Cities. Students will undertake research to identify and evaluate data related to global cities, including data related to demographics, socioeconomic indicators and a city’s infrastructure. Interns will be expected to work on this project about 10 hours per week. Research will be conducted off-site. Interns will be expected to attend regular meetings at the offices of NYC Global Partners.

About NYC Global Partners Internships
Internships will be based at the NYC Global Partners office at 2 UN Plaza (44th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenue) unless otherwise specified. Internships are unpaid. NYC Global Partners will work with interns to comply with the requirements of any stipend or internship-for-credit program at their institution.

Interns will learn first-hand how a non-profit organization with an international focus operates, as well as be exposed to various municipal agencies. Interns will gain skills in research and writing, non-profit management, and event planning.

General qualifications
Candidates must be able to assume significant responsibility and work independently. Excellent communication, organization and writing skills required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs required. Interest or experience in international affairs, city government, NGO or non-profit organization/management preferred but not required. Graduate students preferred but qualified undergraduates are welcome to apply. Database, Web/graphic design and foreign language skills preferred but not required.

How to apply
Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to email a cover letter and resume to Materials can also be sent by fax to 212-319-3430 or by postal mail to: New York City Global Partners, Inc., 2 United Nations Plaza, 27th Floor, New York, New York 10017

Applications for Fall, Spring and Summer positions accepted on a rolling basis.

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