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Capstone Internships

Capstone internships allow students to gain additional experience while testing their skills in a real-world professional context.

Recent Capstone Internship Opportunities

ACE Physical Therapy and Wellness Center

Intern Opportunities | Learn about the center

  • Prepare for therapy sessions by organizing the treatment locations based on the patient’s needs
  • Work with and observe the physical therapist
  • Help patients with exercises in the fitness center
  • Set up patients with cold and heat packs
  • Observe the patients’ development during therapy sessions and make notes on how the patients respond.
    (therapists and physical therapy assistants use these notes to evaluate the effectiveness of specific treatments for the patients)
Hebrew Home at Riverdale by RiverSpring Health

Intern Opportunities | Learn about the center

  • Assist with rehabilitation services
  • Lead residents through the Hebrew Home’s art collection and museum
  • Accounting assistance
  • IT support and library services
  • Marketing and communications
  • Help residents get to and from the facility to the community
  • Lead discussion groups with the residents
Art Start

Internship Opportunities | Learn about the program

  • Assist and teach visual arts, dance, and theater workshops to youth living in family homeless shelters
  • Develop creative arts workshops
Manhattan Institute for Psychoanalysis

Internship Opportunities | Learn about the institute

  • Conduct policy research, communications, and fundraising
  • Work independently and with Manhattan Institute staff on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Have numerous individual responsibilities important in shaping the Institute’s work

Available internship positions include:

  • S. Savas Intern Fellowship
  • General Program
  • General Research
  • Adam Smith Society
  • Communications
  • Development (Fundraising)
  • Events
  • Health Policy
  • Legal Policy
  • State and Local Leadership
Bronx Zoo – Future Leaders Program

Intern Opportunities | Learn about the program

  • Track, manage, and maintain all sensitive paperwork and
    electronic data related to the Future Leaders Program
  • Gain experience in the preparation and co-facilitation of program workshops
  • Strengthen presentation skills and learn how to manage large groups of youth
  • Interact, foster, and maintain positive relationships
    with a variety of people, including high schools and community-based
    organizations, to recruit candidates and report participant progress
  • Create and complete payment forms while processing participants’ payment requests bi-weekly
  • Effectively coordinate, schedule, and execute program events that includes special guest speakers
Metropolitan Fire Association

Intern Opportunities | Learn about the association

  • Keep complete and accurate records of proceedings
  • Send notices of regular and special meetings
  • Receive all communications and bills and present them at regular meetings
  • Deposit all incoming funds in the manner prescribed by law
  • Keep district accounts and all substantiating records and materials, such as receipts, orders, vouchers, cancelled checks, etc.
  • Present total accounting of money received and disbursed during fiscal year to Board
Concourse House

Intern Opportunities | Learn about the house

  • Be a positive role model
  • Assist with homework and school projects
  • Work one-on-one with children
  • Share time and talent
New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Internship Opportunities | Learn about the center

  • Patient Care Unit
  • Emergency Department (ED)
  • Columbia Patient and Family Advisory Council
  • Occupational and physical therapy
  • Reach Out and Read
  • Health Education and Adult Literacy (HEAL)
  • NYP Paws for Patients