National Urban League Internship Program

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Summary:
The National Urban League Summer Internship Program provides an insight into the world of non-profit management for college students, from the New York City metropolitan area and 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 is an eight week paid program (June 11th through August 3rd, 2012).  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 New Orleans, LA
  • Lunch with the President & CEO, National Urban League
  • 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
  • Participate in the Black Executive Exchange Program Leadership Conference in Orlando Fl.
  • Visit a National Urban League Affiliate
  • Lunch with National Urban League’s “Women of Influence”
  • Lunch with National Urban League’s “Men of Influence”

Requirements:

  • Official current academic transcript (minimum 2.8GPA)
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Two academic letters of recommendation
  • One page essay expressing interest in the program

Deadline:

  • March 1st, 2012

PLEASE SEND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS TO:
National Urban League Internship Program
Attention: Dale Y. Johnson – Talent Management Department
120 Wall Street, 8TH Fl.
New York, NY 10005
Fax 866-532-4638
Email: recruitment1@nul.org

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