Our students intern at renowned NYC biomedical facilities, including the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medical Center, Columbia University, Hospital for Special Surgery, Museum of Natural History, and Rockefeller University. These internships allow students to gain valuable research experience while making career connections. Read about recent student experiences below.

Biology Internships


Beatriz Morocho '16Beatriz Morocho ’16:

I interned in Mount Sinai’s Morishita Lab, where I ran behavioral tests on mice that have a genetic modification to determine the effects on attention. I also worked as a Pharmacy Technician at Rite Aid Pharmacy, where I typed prescriptions, billed claims to insurance, and counted and dispensed medication while also servicing patients.”


Urban and Environmental Studies Internships


 Gianna O'Connor '21Gianna O'Connor '21


Gianna O’Connor, a sophomore UES major,interned during the Spring 2019 semester with the New York League of Conservation Voters. Click here to read more about Gianna’s internship experience.


Environmental Studies Internships


Jillann Mahmoud, an Environmental Studies major, interned with the New York League of Conservation Voters. Jillann reported, “I worked with the State Director for Environmental Policy. My main role was doing research on current environmental issues and environmental policies. I also conducted candidate research and lobbied policy makers/elected officials.”


Madison WeisendMadison WeisendMadison Weisend, an Environmental Studies major, interned with Our Climate to promote carbon-pricing initiatives in NYC as part of their carbon-pricing campaign, Put a Price on It


Alexis Keller at the U.N.Alexis Keller at the U.N.




Alexis Keller, an Environmental Studies major, completed a professional immersion internship at the United Nations. Read all about it here.