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 Internship Certificate

Internship certificates are only available to Graduate College Programs where an Internship is part of the Program requirements. This type of certificate is currently available for applicants and is within the School Administration and Supervision and the Classroom Teachers area of interest.
  • A certificate of this type is issued to a student in a NYS registered/approved graduate teacher education program (teacher, pupil personnel or school leadership) which includes an internship experience(s). The student must be 50% through the program and the program has to determine if a student is eligible for this Internship certificate. 


  • Valid for up to two years and not renewable while the student is matriculated in the program and completing the internship requirement of the program. When the student completes or leaves the program, the certificate is no longer valid.

Application Fee:

  • $50


  • Enrolled in a NYS Registered Program
  • Completion of at least 50% of a NYS registered graduate program
  • Institutional Recommendation
  • DASA (Dignity for All Students Act) seminar
  • Fingerprint Clearance

Teacher Certification Office
Powdermaker Hall - Room 100G


 Request College Recommendation

​To receive a Queens College Institutional Recommendation for an Internship Certificate you must submit the following to the Teacher Certification office:
  • A letter from your Program Coordinator stating that you have completed at least 50% of your program and that you are eligible for the Internship Certificate.
  • A letter from a school offering you a position.  The letter must be on school letterhead, signed by the principal, and must include the following:
    • The title and subject area of the position which you are being offered.
    • The term of employment.
    • That the school is willing to hire you under the Internship Certificate.
  • Copy of the DASA seminar
  • Copy of the Child Abuse seminar
  • Copy of the School Violence seminar
  • *Special Education - Autism Seminar
  • College Recommendation Request Form


 Apply for Internship Certificate

​Apply for your certificate by entering an application on the NYSED TEACH System. 
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