Service Corps

The Queens College Service Corps is a strong pipeline for diverse talent into New York City’s public sector, having provided thousands of students with paid work experiences in community-based organizations and government agencies since the program’s launch in 2013. The Service Corps mobilizes students to work on projects that improve the civic, economic, and environmental sustainability of New York City. The hallmarks of the Service Corps include recruiting a participant cohort that reflects the demographics of New York City in terms of socio-economic and ethnic/racial diversity, thorough preparation of participants before they go into the field, ongoing professional development for participants and their onsite supervisors, and data-driven program management and assessment. With the Service Corps, you can make a difference in your community, and gain professional skills and experience!

Career Launch

Earn over $2500 this summer as a CUNY Career Launch Intern! The Community and Social Services Hub is looking for undergraduate students enrolled in Spring 2024 at any CUNY campus who haven’t had any paid internship experience. The Community and Social Services Hub welcomes all majors and class years, has internships all over NYC and across different functions—from Technology Assistant to Legal Intern to Human Resources Coordinator and much more! Click here to apply TODAY and secure an interview!

Spring Forward

Discover your potential and make a difference in your community! Complete your 2024 CUNY Spring Forward internship with the Community & Social Services Hub! The Queens College Experiential Education team manages the Community & Social Services Hub, which focuses on internships in community-based, nonprofit organizations and New York City government offices. This Hub is for students interested in working in mission-driven organizations that serve New York City residents and improve the lives of individuals, families, and local communities. The Spring Forward internship will help you build your communication, leadership, and teamwork skills. Join us to take action and help strengthen New York City!

Teaching in Vietnam

The Teaching in Vietnam program sends studens to Vietnam to teach English and allows students the chance to broaden their views. Summer Fun is a program hosted by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, that helps children improve their communicative English by providing a fun learning environment. The program lasts for six weeks starting in late June to the end of July.
QC students who are chosen to participate in the program will serve as interns and co-teach kids ages 6-15 approximately 21 hours per week. QC students receive complimentary on-site boarding, guided tours with opportunities to travel, and a small daily stipend.

Big Buddy

The Big Buddy Program is a youth-based service-learning and mentoring program at CUNY Queens College that is designed to foster an engaging learning and mentoring experience for college students and homeless children in an equity-based, empowering, and socially just context. As such, the goals and objectives of the program include mentoring, educating and empowering children who are experiencing homelessness.