All positions are currently filled for the Spring Semester.
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 via mail or fax:
Completed internship application form, cover letter, current resume,
recommendation from a former employer or teacher, current transcript (unofficial acceptable) and a writing sample. The cover letter 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) Interest in one of our policy centers. Because there are only a few intern positions, students will not be assigned to work exclusively in a specific
Applications should be addressed to Manhattan Institute Internship Program, C/o Sarah Ferrara, 52 Vanderbilt Avenue, Second Floor, New York, New York,
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