This will be the first year NYS Senator Tony Avella's office hosts interns from the CCIP program. The office is interested in taking on one ten-week intern that starts on May 19. This internship is about constituent relations and community affairs. Language proficiency in English is a must; proficiency in Chinese would be a plus.
Colón & Peguero LLP can take on two interns each session. This opportunity is ideal for law or related majors wanting to gain relevant experience at a local law firm in a short period of time. This internship is an opportunity to get a glimpse of American law firm operations.
Congressman Crowley is the Chairman of the Democratic Caucus, the fourth-highest ranking position in the House Democratic Leadership. The Congressman's office is located in the diverse community of Elmhurst, a predominately Latin community. Interns with related majors and a strong passion for community work and immigrant constituent relations is necessary.
This internship centers district office operations and community outreach . The intern will work under the supervision of the Chief of Staff and the Director of Community relations, along with other key members. Examples of internship activities include conducting research, attending events, preparing commentary notes, and transcribing documents.
The district office of Assemblyman Kim can take one intern each session; a longer internship duration is preferred. Interns should have relevant majors in government, social science, public administration, law, etc. coupled with friendly, professional attitudes, and most importantly a strong passion for community outreach and interacting with immigrant constituents.
Congresswoman Meng is the first East Coast Asian-American elected into Congress in US history. The office can take on one 12-14 week intern. Most intern duties involve representing the office through liaising with immigrants of Chinese and other ethnicities. An ideal candidate is personable, and patient, with proficiency in English and understanding of Chinese. A strong passion for community outreach and interacting with immigrant constituents is a must.
The Office of Assemblywoman Nily Rozic can take on two interns per session. The internship is centered on the daily operations of the Assemblywoman's district office. Examples include community outreach and research. The supervisor has high expectations for proficiency in written English. Ideal candidates are pursuing relevant majors and want to work in the governmental sector after graduation. Knowledge in Chinese is a plus.
Senator Toby Ann Stavisky's office will be taking on one intern each session. The interns will closely assist the chief of staff and director of community outreach with projects centered in daily operations of the Senator's district office and community affairs. Examples include administrative matters, constituent services, researching newspapers, assisting with events, and making certificates, among other tasks. Knowledge in Chinese is a must.
Formerly BoConcept, Calligaris New York is an international furniture franchise famous for its modern designs. Calligaris New York has several different franchise locations. The company offers two integrated retail franchise business management and accounting internships. The ideal interns will be able to attend a longer session duration, preferably 12 weeks, interning at the accounting office under the supervision of the manager of business administration. American franchise experience is very rare and provides specialized knowledge, such as familiarity with POS systems, an excellent addition to a resume.
Djam is an insurance brokerage firm that specializes in homeowners insurance and other insurance products. The host can take on two interns per session who are eager to learn about insurance brokerage fundamentals and operations. Ideal candidates will have a mature mindset and be self-motivated with relevant majors such as insurance or business. This is not a sales position.
The First American International Bank (FAIB) is offering an internship in risk management as a junior loan review analyst; one intern each session. Ideal interns are friendly, mature, proactive, and self-disciplined. The objective of this internship is to sample daily duties as a junior loan review analyst in the risk management department.
Located in a culturally diverse neighborhood, Harry’s Nurses Registry's home office consists of eight staff members plus 200 nurses working at different locations. This internship is ideal for accounting and HR majors interested in the healthcare Industry. The supervisors and staff are very friendly. This internship also provides opportunities to pick up specialized knowledge such as Medicare and Medicaid billing, payroll, and HR (an uncommon opportunity in most companies due to confidentiality).
Padilla is a CPA firm specializing in nonprofit auditing. The company can take on two interns each session for auditing internships. The interns may have off-site auditing duties under the supervision of senior auditors. This is a particularly beneficial opportunity for accounting majors who want sharpen their portfolio with American CPA experience.
Trans Express Inc. is a charter bus company in Brooklyn with a history of family entrepreneurship. This internship is centered in company operations. It is for students majoring in accounting, business, or logistics. The office atmosphere is warm and friendly, an ideal environment for inexperienced interns with a flexible attitude and a sense of humor.
AmericaChina Public Affairs Institute can take on one or two interns each session. The president of the firm has an extensive professional network, thus students will have many opportunities to meet with prominent figures, such as fashion designer, Vivienne Tam, and former Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Tung Chee Hwa. The duties will center around marketing, research and event support. The host specifically expects someone who is a self-starter with an interest in PR and America-Chinese relations.
Beginning as a marketing firm specializing in cross-cultural communications, FUSIA has grown into a leading hub in cultural exchange initiatives. It is also a designated sponsor of the J-1 Intern visa by the US Department of State and the program sponsor of CCIP. FUSIA aims to take two interns each session in integrated marketing and program governance. Many FUSIA interns land elite postgraduate and career opportunities.
Located in Jamaica, Queens, Joe's Music and Dance Academy can take on two marketing interns each session. Marketing or related majors are encouraged to apply. An enjoyment and appreciation of music is preferable, but is not required. This opportunity is best for interns who prefer attention from a supervisor who is friendly and accommodating.
Sing Tao Daily News in New York offers internships in journalism (reporter internship) and marketing (event or design). The journalism intern is only for the May 19th session. Candidates must be highly motivated, have a related major, and have an intent to work as a reporter after graduation.
CMPNY is a not-for-profit, community-based organization specializing in career training for immigrants. CMPNY can take on two interns per session; an interest in nonprofit operations is a must. The interns will play a supporting role on the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) team, a NYC sponsored summer internship. SYEP is an excellent addition to a resume.
The interns will be under the supervision of the fund and development manager. Interest in nonprofit and community outreach is a must. The goal of this internship is to receive an integrated nonprofit experience through involvement in day-to-day assignments that allow a holistic view of how American nonprofits operate within the culturally diverse communities of Jamaica, Queens.
Admerasia is a leading Asian-American advertising agency. This host is offering an internship in the media department. Ideal candidates will be majoring in media, marketing, or a related field whose primary pursuit is a career in advertising. The host will possibly accept one additional intern in a creative or visual communication-related field if proven highly qualified.
Aithent specializes in tech-related solutions and has a young, hip culture at its office located in the center of the South Street Seaport. This marketing internship would especially suited students interested in tech or software-related industries and are majoring in visual communications or marketing.
GC Eng & Associates is an engineering consulting firm that includes both engineers (MEP) and architects. The host can take on one to two engineering students (civil or mechanical preferred); electrical engineering and architecture majors are also acceptable. A mature mindset and strong social skills along with a working knowledge of AutoCAD are essential.
Yu & Associates is an award-winning consulting engineering firm offering internships in various fields to motivated individuals with a great attitude toward learning and growing. Civil, Geotechnical, and Environmental Engineering; Computer Science major are welcome to apply. Commute between NYC and NJ is necessary.
The CCIP Host Roster covers a wide range of professional fields from government district offices, business, design, to engineering -- and more.
An array of professional fields geared towards selected academic backgrounds and interest.
A majority of the hosts have prior experience taking on J-1 interns which has proven to be conducive to bridging cultural differences and to accentuate the strengths between them.
Many of the hosts are small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) which encourages more frequent and direct interactions with decision-makers that are ideal for short-term internships.