Internship Program

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About Our Internship Program

The American Red Cross offers exceptional undergraduate and graduate students developmental internship opportunities at our chapters across the Greater New York Region, which includes New York City, Long Island, Greenwich, Conn., and the Lower Hudson Valley. An American Red Cross internship is a rare opportunity to explore and enrich your future career prospects while serving others. Red Cross interns are involved in projects critical to the day-to-day work of our non-profit organization, gaining an insider’s perspective on the Red Cross humanitarian mission as well as service delivery throughout our region.

Key Dates

Applications for each internship cycle are accepted on a rolling basis, as opportunities become available.

The dates below are for our 2017 Summer Internship Program.

  • Program Start: Monday, June 5th
  • Program End: Friday, August, 11th
  • Application Deadline: Applications are accepted until May 5th.
  • Fall Internships – Applications open in April
  • Winter/Spring Internships – Applications open in September
  • What you Need to Know Before Applying

    Our formal summer internship program typically runs for a specified 10-week duration (alternative start and end dates may be accommodated at the discretion of the business unit). Start and end dates for other internship cycles are flexible, based on student availability and school schedule. Available positions vary according to our needs, but the program typically offers opportunities in almost every Red Cross line of business.

    You must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at the time of internship to be eligible.

    The American Red Cross Greater New York Region offers only unpaid internships. Housing, relocation and travel are not provided by the Red Cross.

    How to Apply

    Internships are posted below, on Handshake and on other internship sites. You may apply for as many positions as you wish; however, you must apply for specific positions—we do not accept general applications. Be sure to follow any additional instructions provided in each job posting that interests you.
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    To learn more about our internship program, contact Stephen Wolfe, Manager, Volunteer Services, at Stephen.Wolfe@redcross.org.