National Urban League

  • 2019 National Urban League Summer Internship Program

    Job Locations US-NY
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/14/2018 4:25 PM)
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  • Overview



    The National Urban League Summer Internship Program provides an insight into the world of non-profit management for college students. Internship will be based in the headquarters office in New York City and in the Washington Bureau office 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.


    This is an eight week paid program (June10 – August 2).  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


    Why Participate?


    The National Urban League offers valuable work experience in a professional, fast-paced environment.  Some highlights of this summer’s activities include:


    • Behind the Business Tours with corporate partners in the tri-state area
    • Special assignments at the National Urban League Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana.
    • Lunch with the President & CEO, 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 and CEO presented to Senior Leadership of the National Urban League at the end of the program
    • Attend a Networking Event
    • Visit a National Urban League Affiliate
    • Lunch with National Urban League’s “Women of Influence”
    • Lunch with National Urban League’s “Men of Influence”




    • 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:


    • February 28, 2019


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    Click here to apply on-line:

    & Upload your required documents




    Regular Mail:

    2019 National Urban League Internship Program

    Attention: Ms. Dale Y. Johnson – Talent Management Department

    80 Pine Street, 9th Floor

    New York, NY 10005




    The National Urban League is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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