Fall 2013 applications are due September 9th.
Summer 2013 applications are now closed.
The Manhattan Institute is looking for talented undergraduate students in the New York City area for fall, spring and summer term internships.
Manhattan Institute internships provide students interested in public policy with a unique work experience at a leading right-of-center think tank. MI brings free market perspective to key domestic policy issues, including budget
and fiscal issues, energy, health care, education, and culture. Interns are given broad exposure to our work by contributing directly to various MI departments. Responsibilities include editing, administrative tasks, and some research.
Interns are matched according MI's needs, the applicants past experience and their interests.
Interns regularly attend Manhattan Institute events, including debates, conferences, and luncheon speeches. Interns have recently attended events featuring
Governor Scott Walker, Harvey Pitt, Former Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission; and leading scholars such as John Taylor and Charles Murray.
Fall and spring semester internships are part-time for a minimum of 20 hours a week (hourly wage). Summer internships are full-time for 10-12 weeks adjustable to the student's academic schedule. Summer interns are paid a weekly
All questions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Students wishing to apply should send the following materials:
Completed internship application form, a 500 to 700 word autobiography, a current resume, a recommendation from a former employer or teacher, a
transcript and a writing sample. The autobiography should explain the student's education, work, other activities and future goals as they relate to an internship at the Manhattan Institute. Particular emphasis should be placed on
In other words—why you and why the Manhattan Institute?
Please indicate on your application if you have a particular interest or background in (1) Fundraising, (2) Communications (Press/Social Media), (3) City Journal (editing), or (4) Policy (if policy, which one or two MI areas of
policy listed on the website are you most interested in). Because there are only a few intern positions, students will not be assigned to work exclusively in a specific area.
Applications should be addressed to Manhattan Institute Internship Program c/o Lindsay Craig, 52 Vanderbilt Avenue, Second Floor, New York, New York, 10017, 212.599.7000.
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