Jobs, Internships and Study Abroad Opportunities

Many organizations reach out to the Children and Youth Studies Program to inform us of job and internship opportunities available to our students. Below we have listed the most recent job and internship opportunities. We have also included a section to inform you about possible study abroad opportunities. If you have any questions or want more information, please stop by the Children and Youth Studies Program, 1304 James Hall, or contact us by phone, 718.951.3192, or e-mail.

Students across the country regularly complete one to two internships — it is beneficial for acceptance into graduate schools and for future employment. Internships and part-time job experience in your field play a pivotal role in finding a job after graduating. They will also help you stand out when applying for jobs.

Job Opportunities

  • Blue Engine, an education nonprofit, is currently hiring seniors and recent college graduates to be a part of the next team of Blue Engine teaching assistants.
  • Teach for America is a growing movement of leaders who work to ensure that kids growing up in poverty get an excellent education. Teach for America hires recent college graduates each year to participate in their program. Apply now.
  • Administration for Children's Services is hiring a child protective specialist who ensures the safety of the children of New York City by conducting investigations for child abuse and/or neglect cases.
  • New York State Office of Children & Family Services list many job opportunities on their website.
  • Children's Corp (CC) is a new approach to working in the child welfare system; it aims to improve life opportunities for all children and families who come to the attention of the public child welfare systems throughout the United States. CC candidates aren't required to have prior social work/casework experience, but they should possess the skills and attitude that enable them to become successful child welfare workers in New York City.
  • New York City Department of Youth and Community Development lists jobs and internship opportunties for high school and college students.
  • The New York Civil Liberties Union posts job, fellowship and internship opportunities that may be of interest to children and youth studies students.

Internship Opportunities

  • Los Ninos is currently looking for a marketing intern to assist with its Young Child Expo and Conference on April 18–20, 2012.
  • Social Media For Kids is educators, in partnership with social media professionals, helping young people navigate the Web in an effective and safe manner while ensuring their future success in a tech-savvy and highly connected world. Social Media for Kids is currently seeking interns to work as instructors/facilitators to help roll out this program in local schools in Brooklyn.
  • The NYU Child Study Center, an independent outpatient clinical and research center of the NYU School of Medicine, seeks highly organized, motivated individuals to serve as volunteer interns on a large-scale, school-based intervention to improve the physical and mental health of adolescents with undiagnosed asthma.
  • The New York Civil Liberties Union posts job, fellowship and internship opportunities that may be of interest to children and youth studies students.

Study Abroad Opportunities

  • Brooklyn College offers study abroad programs in Israel, China, Antigua, Barbuda, France and many other locations throughout the world.