Summer Internship Program

In past summers, Lang students have interned for organizations including

  • The Food Bank of New York City
  • Vogue magazine
  • CNN’s American Morning
  • The New-York Historical Society
  • The Theater for the New City
  • The Baryshnikov Dance Foundation
  • MTV Networks
  • Focus Features

Summer Internship Program Options

Summer internships at Eugene Lang College are tuition based. All summer internships must last a minimum of eight weeks to qualify for inclusion in the Summer Internship Program.

Externship - LNGC 3940

  • 0-1 credits
  • Graded pass/fail
  • No seminar

Students who take Externship receive recognition for completing an internship on their transcripts. Students complete a minimum of 60 on-site internship hours and are graded on a pass/fail basis. Participation in the internship seminar is not required. The noncredit option does not require a final assignment. Students who register for one credit must complete a final written assignment. There is no tuition charge for the noncredit option.

Requirements: Internship Proposal Form (PDF), learning goals agreement, midpoint evaluation, final evaluation, and (credit students only) final written assignment

NYC Summer Internship - LNGC 3904 A

  • 1-6 credits
  • Letter grade (A-F)
  • Five-session seminar

Students earn between one and six credits and receive a standard letter grade. Five internship seminar meetings—in addition to hours worked on-site—are mandatory. Seminar meetings take place on Monday evenings. These meetings facilitate discussion of internship experiences, participation in industry panels and other career development activities, and an increased awareness of career preparation and clarification. Students acquire skills that are useful for work in professional environments, such as networking and navigating organizational hierarchies.

Requirements: Internship Proposal Form (PDF), participation in five seminar meetings (approximately every other week), learning goals agreement, midpoint evaluation, final evaluation, monthly time sheets, one journal assignment, one informational interview, and a final written essay. Some periodic contact with the internship seminar instructor may be scheduled as well. An evaluation of the worksite by the student is optional.

NYC Advanced Summer Internship - LNGC 3904 B

  • 1-6 credits
  • Graded pass/fail
  • No seminar
  • Biweekly journal assignments

Students earn between one and six credits and are graded on a pass/fail basis. Students must have completed the internship seminar in a previous semester with a grade of C or higher to be eligible for Advanced Internship.

Requirements: Internship Proposal Form (PDF), learning agreement, midpoint evaluation, final evaluation, biweekly reflections/journals, one informational interview, and a final summation essay. An evaluation of the worksite by the student is optional.

Distance Learning Summer Internship - LNGC 3904 C

  • 1-2 credits
  • Letter grade (A-F)
  • No seminar

This option is for first-time interns who will be interning at a site outside of the New York City area. Students earn between one and two credits and receive a letter grade.

Requirements: Internship Proposal Form (PDF), learning agreement, midpoint evaluation, final evaluation, biweekly reflections/journals, one informational interview, final summation essay, and research paper. An evaluation of the worksite by the student is optional.

 
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