CUNY Career Launch
CUNY Career Launch is a paid summer internship program for undergraduate CUNY students with no previous paid internship experience. Selected interns will be compensated $20/hr, 19 hours per week, for 7-weeks this summer, for their work in an organization related to one of four growing industries!
See below for additional eligibility and find out more here.
Applications are open now until January 27th and can be found here!
CUNY Career Launch gives you the opportunity to intern in a specific industry. Applicants must choose ONE industry hub to apply to.
CUNY Career Launch internships are in these industries:  
  • Healthcare 
  • Education 
  • Marketing & Communications  
  • Community & Social Services 
  • Grassroots Organizing 
  • STEM & Green (Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; environmental preservation, clean energy and efficiency, climate mitigation)  

Info Session for Hostos students:

Wednesday, January 25th
Meeting Registration - Zoom

General Info Session:
Friday, January 20th at 11am  The registration link can be found here

Additional eligibility includes:
  •  Eligible to work in the U.S. (International students can apply!).
  • Available for 19 hours/week every week from early July until late August.
  • Students are between 18 and 24 years old on January 28, 2023.
  • A current undergraduate student and plans to enroll in fall 2023 CUNY courses or plan to graduate spring or summer 2023. WE ARE HOPING TO REACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS!
  • Student(s) must be in good academic standing (GPA of 2.0 or higher).
  • Have not participated in Career Launch Summer 2022, Spring Forward 2023, or any other paid internship.
  • Not be an employee of the CUNY Research Foundation as of July 3, 2023.
Need a resume:
  • Watch the Video: How to Fill Out Common Resume Sections 
  • Sign-up with Skillshop, Grow with Google, for guidance on creating a resume and cover letter. Complete Path 3: Land a Great Job: Students use digital tools to search for a job, write a resume and cover letter, and learn how to stand out in interviews while conveying their personal brand throughout. You may visit Succeed@hostos to schedule an appointment with a Career Services team member. 
Office of Academic Affairs
Career Services

Hostos Community College
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