The Thinkubator is a newly formed nonprofit organization focused on elevating and bringing power to youth voice. The Thinkubator exists to train, educate, and connect youth to work-based learning experiences, employment, and educational opportunities. Youth are connected to businesses, nonprofits, elected officials, and government to partake in our US democracy and impact change. We seek to prepare diverse, low-income youth from the Bronx to succeed in the workplace and the world. The Thinkubator aspires to a world where young people from the Bronx are trained, educated, and powered to bring their voice to business, organizational, societal, and world challenges. Critical to our work is impacting public policy.
About the Role
The Thinkubator’s Research and Policy intern will play a critical role in supporting the development and incubation of a research center focused on the study of the Bronx. The intern will contribute to The Thinkubator and partner organization’s policy agenda, research, communications, events and administrative activities. Interns will engage in all areas of The Thinkubator’s operations and work directly with The Thinkubator’s Team and partners on a wide variety of projects and topics. Interns will have a unique opportunity to contribute to policy and education efforts impacting Bronx’s economic growth, youth, and workforce development system. The successful candidate must be a self-starter with a background in urban and public policy. Excellent research and writing skills, as well the ability to handle multiple tasks under short deadlines, are essential qualities. Current graduate student, or recent graduates.
Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited, to the following:
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Research and Policy Internship.” The internship can start immediately
will run through December 2021 or May 2022. You will be expected to work a minimum of 10 hours per week and apply for your institution’s credit bearing internship courses to receive academic credit for this experience. Our required hours will depend on the amount of internship hours required to complete your internship. Funding is very limited as we are a startup nonprofit organization. We will revisit funding opportunities in November 2021.
Please note: This position is based in The Bronx, NY. In response to COVID-19, The Thinkubator staff are temporarily teleworking. Once the office reopens, the person hired for this
position will work in The Thinkubator’s office in Bronx, NY or Poughkeepsie, NY.
The Thinkubator is a newly formed nonprofit organization focused on elevating and bringing power to youth voice. The Thinkubator exists to train, educate, and connect youth to work-based learning experiences, employment, and educational…
Interns should submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample.