If you’re a mission-focused undergraduate or graduate college student seeking a meaningful internship experience, then we invite you to apply to our program—a rare opportunity to explore and enrich your future career prospects while serving others.
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. Through training and mentorship students:
Are involved in projects critical to the day-to-day work of our non-profit organization, gaining an insider’s perspective on our mission.
Gain professional experience and exposure to the non-profit sector.
Receive networking, personal and professional development opportunities.
If you have any questions regarding internship opportunities or want to learn more about our program, contact Stephen Wolfe, Manager, Volunteer Engagement, at Stephen.Wolfe@redcross.org.
What You Need To Know Before Applying
Our Internship Program is unpaid and you must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at the time of the internship.
The American Red Cross Greater New York Region offers only unpaid internships.
While this is an unpaid internship we offer College/University credit.
Housing, relocation and travel are not provided.
We accept international students but cannot act as a sponsor.
Our internships may not meet the requirements for a Public Health Practicum, Counseling or Medical Experience.
Our unpaid Internship Program typically runs for a specified 10 to 12-week duration. Alternative start and end dates may be accommodated at the discretion of the business unit.
Spring Applications Accepted: October 14th – December 2nd
Program Starts on Monday, January 27, 2020
Program Ends on Friday, May 1, 2020
Summer Applications Accepted: Applications are being accepted until May 27th
Program Starts on Monday, June 1, 2020
Program Ends on Friday, August 7, 2020
Interns in Action
How to Apply
To begin the process, view our Internship Opportunities and then complete our intern application. Our team will then reach out to you with further instructions based on the dates above. Due to the high volume of applications, we may not be able to contact every candidate.
Application Selection Phases
Preliminary Selection - Our Talent Acquisitions team reviews all applications and contacts qualified candidates for a telephone interview. Please note, due to the high volume of applications, we may not be able to contact all applicants.
Final Selection - A candidate pool is then forwarded to intern managers who conduct a second, more in-depth interview. Intern managers make the final selections. Offers are then extended to finalists by the Talent Acquisitions team.
Hiring Process - If selected for an internship, you will be required to complete an account in our database which includes a background check.