CUNY Internship to Employment Opportunity

CUNY | New York | Part-time | Salary: $15/hour


CUNY Internship to Employment (I2E) provides opportunities for recent CUNY graduates to intern for 8-weeks with NYC small businesses, with the aim of converting the internship into employment. As a part of this program, CUNY offers professional development workshops for all I2E participants.


The two-phased program allows small businesses located in New York City to hire recent CUNY graduates for an 8-week internship that is fully paid by CUNY (Phase 1) and offers the small business the option to hire the intern upon completion of the internship and receive a partial wage subsidy for up to 35 hours per week for up to 24 weeks (Phase 2).


Program Details:

  • Employer partners and job opportunities span all industries
  • CUNY recruits recent CUNY graduates from a variety of majors
  • The 8-week internship period happens twice a year: Summer and Winter
  • Interns are vetted and matched with businesses based on job descriptions and skill requirements
  • Businesses interview candidates before selecting which intern to hire
  • Interns are paid $15/hour for 35 hours of work per week, covered by CUNY payroll
  • CUNY I2E prioritizes businesses that show strong potential to hire their interns upon completion of the internship
  • Employers that extend employment to the intern will receive a wage subsidy of $8 per hour for 24 weeks
  • CUNY provides professional development sessions for both Interns and new hires 
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