Internship Spotlight: The Bug Jar

Presenting our first internship spotlight: Sydney at The Bug Jar! Internship spotlights feature students who have already completed their internship and asks for their insight and advice on the process. Stay tuned for more to come!


Interns Needed in Kingston, NY for Sen. Hinchey’s Office: Spring, Summer, Fall

The Office of NYS Senator Michelle Hinchey is still building our team of District Interns for the current academic term. Ideally this group of interns will be ready to hit the ground running by early February, so they are interviewing candidates remotely as quickly as applications come in. Information about the program is in the letter below. Interested students are encouraged to fill out the application here: 

Below is more information about the internship. Please fill out the Google form if you are interested in interning with us. Additionally, please share your resume as an attachment either via the application form or separately by email to

● Internships in our office can be for credit or volunteer. For volunteer interns, we ask a
minimum of 5 hours a week during the fall/winter/spring, or 10 hours a week in the summer in
order for you to get the most of this experience. For interns receiving academic credit, please
include your department/program, the number of hours required for your program, and any
other requirements. Additionally, please provide what availability works best for you in the
google form (please use the short answers to fill in the gaps if the multiple choice options don’t
fit your schedule).

● Our District Office is located in Kingston. The office’s hours are Monday through Friday 9am
to 5pm. Depending on individual situations, remote opportunities may still be available, but
the work hours would be the same.

● Interns can focus on a few different areas — communications, legislation/policy, or community
outreach/local issues. A short description of each is below and on the attached form, please let
us know your area(s) of preference.

a. Communications — work closely with our communications manager to help her track
press hits, draft constituent correspondence, keep our press list up-to-date, identify
upcoming events in the community to promote on social and in newsletters, and more.
b. Legislation/Policy — work closely with staff to draft background memos on relevant
c. Community Outreach/Local Issues — work closely with our constituent services team to
get background on district specific issues, respond and speak to constituents about
important issues and plan community events.

● Sometimes there will be events outside of normal business hours, which we will let you know
about and would love to have you attend.

● Dress Code is business casual, though for events you may be required to dress business formal
– or dress totally down — like for a stream clean-up event.

Here is the google form: . Please fill this out if you are interested in applying to intern, and we will take it from there! Next steps would include an interview at a time that works for us both. Of course do not
hesitate to reach out with questions or concerns in the meantime.

Alexandria “Alex” Wojcikshe/her/they/them
External Relations AssociateOffice of Senator Michelle HincheyNew York Senate Majority Conference

845-331-3810 (office)


Woodstock Film Festival Seeks Interns

The Woodstock Film Festival is accepting applications for the Spring, Summer, and Fall Internship Program. Departments include but are not limited to: Operations, Public Relations and Marketing, Festival Administration, Programming, Graphic Design, Photography, and Production.

Responsibilities may include: database management, film entry screening evaluations, fundraising, public relations, social media, copy editing, community outreach, industry research, production coordination, event planning, and equipment optimizing/organization.

The internship will be custom tailored depending on the intern’s individual experience and skills. Applicants with extensive knowledge of relevant software systems will be able to expand upon their experience. Programs include Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Canva, Squarespace, Lightroom,, Google Drive, and more.

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PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies Announces Summer 2024 Internship Program

The PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies is pleased to announce that undergraduate student applications are now open to join their Summer 2024 Green Teams Internship Program, running from May 28th, 2024 – August 8th, 2024. This 11-week program pays a $6,000 stipend plus housing. Travel grants are also available. This is the ninth year that this program brings together students from diverse backgrounds, universities and majors to address complex sustainability challenges for a wide array of organizations including but not limited to corporations, local businesses, municipalities, community groups, government agencies, and nonprofits. Visit for more information.

Apply directly online at

The application deadline is SUNDAY, JANUARY 28th, 2024 @ 11:59 PM ET.

If you have any questions about the program or how to apply, please contact

Still Looking for an Internship?

Once you’ve been approved for internship eligibility it can be stressful trying to find and secure an internship. One good thing about securing an internship is that you don’t need to secure one until the first day of the semester you’re interning. This means, if you don’t yet have an internship, you have all of winter break to find one. Continue reading

Firelight Seeking Numerous Interns in Production, Communications, Operations, and Development

About Firelight:

Firelight is two separate organizations with one mission: to support communities of color in front of and behind the camera. Firelight Media, a non-profit artist support organization, is the premier destination for non-fiction cinema by and about communities of color. Firelight Media produces documentary films, supports filmmakers of color, and cultivates audiences for their work. Firelight Media’s key programs include the Documentary Lab, the Groundwork Regional Lab, and the William Greaves Fund. Firelight Media also produces digital short films series in partnership with public media organizations. To learn more, visit Firelight Films is a documentary production company founded by Emmy-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson. Firelight Films productions include the Oscar-nominated Attica for Showtime; Crack: Cocaine, Corruption and Conspiracy for Netflix; and The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution for PBS. Firelight Films has several documentary projects in development and in production that are slated for release in the coming years. To learn more, visit

Internship Program:

It is Firelight’s mission to mentor interns and give them the skills and experience to be the next generation of film, media, and arts administration professionals. Their internship program will give dedicated and driven participants the opportunity to assist the Firelight Media and Firelight Films teams with a variety of projects depending on their area of interest. Opportunities include the production and development of documentary film projects; graphic design and social video production; fundraising and arts administration, and more. Interns will be assigned to specific departments with specific assignments and will be expected to complete short- and long-term projects under the direct supervision of our dedicated staff. Please see the different departments that have openings below:

  • Production Interns
  • Communications Interns
  • Operations Department Interns
  • Development Department Interns

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