Students at The College of New Rochelle develop critical skills and acquire work experience relevant to their major, interests, and talents via internships. Identifying appropriate internship sites is a collaboration between the student, an academic advisor, and the Office of Career Development.
School of Arts & Sciences students have interned at the following sites:
Students majoring in social work, sociology, psychology, and art therapy, and those seeking teaching certifications, pursue internships in these fields. The College has excellent relationships with key agencies, hospitals, schools, and nonprofit organizations.
Internship sites: Bright Horizons, City of New York, Goodwill Industries, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Montefiore Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital Psychiatric Treatment Center, New York Presbyterian, Westchester Department of Social Services
Students majoring in communication arts are required to complete an internship and many have performed internships in television, publishing, public relations, advertising, sports marketing and more. The College has placed students in smaller entrepreneurial organizations as well as major media players such as NBC and ESPN.
Internship sites: ABC-TV, ESPN, MTV Networks, New York 1, News12 Westchester, Time Inc., Westchester Monthly
In addition to art therapy and art education internships, the Art Department supports internships in studio art and art history. Majors have interned in the art and production departments at media companies, advertising agencies, and other businesses, as well as art studios, galleries and museums. Internships are required for art majors.
Internship sites: Cooper-Hewitt, F. Schumacher, The Guggenheim Museum, The Jewish Museum, Museum of Modern Art
Business majors at The College of New Rochelle have completed internships in marketing and management, finance, human resources, and financial services. Past internships have been performed at a range of both for profit and not for profit organizations. Internships are required for the business major.
Internship sites: Habitat for Humanity, J.P. Morgan Chase, MTA, TD Bank, YMCA
Science and Mathematics
Students majoring in the sciences or math have completed internships at company laboratories, research, educational and scientific institutions, and clinical practices within the health field.
Internship sites: National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates
History, Law and Political Science
Teaching institutions, law firms, nonprofits, and government agencies provide excellent opportunities for interns majoring in history, political science and legal studies certification.