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Internship experiences are vital to a well-rounded education​ and provide students with the opportunity to learn and grow in fast-paced, real world environments.

Working outside of the classroom allows students to be exposed to different careers, learn from professionals, and develop lifelong skills. Through different internship opportunities facilitated by TEAK, students gain valuable skills, perspectives, and experiences while also making a difference at their host sites, with some students earning full-time employment at their internship sites.



College Internship Program

TEAK provides college students attending or preparing to attend, 4-year colleges with professional development opportunities through internship experiences and workshops. The goal of the internship is for every College Scholar to learn more about a career field they are interested in pursuing while being a valuable resource to their host company. TEAK works closely with the Scholars and participating companies to ensure that the most compatible candidates are presented for consideration. Hiring decisions are at the discretion of the host company. Once hired, TEAK monitors job performance and provides ongoing support to the intern and host companies. Each internship is designed by the host company according to its needs.


A typical internship will include:

• Hourly salary of minimum wage or higher
• 6-10 week commitment over the summer months
• 35-40 hour work week
• A designated supervisor
• Job duties and responsibilities appropriate to the company


TEAK has partnered with the following organizations:

A&E Real Estate
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer and Feld
American Museum of Natural History
Apollo Global Management
Atlantic Records
Breakthrough Collaborative
Canoe Intelligence
Carter Burden Gallery
Choice New York Management
The Corcoran Group
Cushman & Wakefield
Deutsche Bank
Entertainment Weekly
Fiera Capital
Ford Foundation
Harlem Village Academies
Hospital for Special Surgery
Hudson Companies
Libra Group
Macmillan Publishers

Major League Baseball
Manhattan Borough President’s Office
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Neuberger Berman
New Holland Capital
One Equity Partners
Patterson Belknap Webb and Tyler LLP
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
Penguin Books
Plough Penny Partners
Queens District Attorney’s Office
Robb Report
Royal Bank of Canada
Search Kibble
Select Equity Group
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Société Générale
S&P Capital IQ
TD Ameritrade
Viacom Media
Writers House

For more information on how your company can host a college intern, contact Kelli Goodman, Director of Career Programs [email protected]

“I’m so grateful to have had this intern during the summer. She was extremely helpful and became an asset especially since my area at work truly needed the extra hands. She was proactive and displayed excellent analytical skills. She went beyond what she was assigned to do and it made my review process easier and more efficient. I loved having her.”


– College Internship Supervisor

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