Welcome to the Career Services website for the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy. Here you can find resources for all Milano programs including environmental policy & sustainability management, international affairs, nonprofit management, organizational change management, and public & urban policy. We also have resources for alumni and employers available. If you have any questions, suggestions, or concerns about this site, please feel free to send a message to milanocareers@newschool.edu.

Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps Fellowship Information Session

Representatives from the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) will visit The New School to discuss their Climate Corps Fellowship for graduate students, where more than 10 Milano students have worked in the past few years.  Visit http://edfclimatecorps.org/ for more details about this fellowship and you may contact Milano’s Career Services office to possibly be connected to some of these alumni.
The Tom Graf Diversity Fellowship for both undergraduate and graduate students will also be discussed briefly.  For more detail about this fellowship, visit https://www.edf.org/jobs/internships-fellowships/tom-graff
** Register to attend this event: Career SuccessLink and select the “Events” tab then choose “Workshops” **

Networking Workshop


Networking aka Community Building is the key to finding what you need in work (and life). How can you do it more effectively? How can you do it and stay authentic?Join Career Counselor Hope Newman as we explore these issues. Click here to RSVP!

Federal Reserve Bank of New York – Internships & Mentoring Day

Milano’s Career Services Office is pleased to share exciting opportunities that are being offered to you as a result of an ongoing partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY). Below, you will find information for the Summer 2017 Internship Program, which is open to all students regardless of disability status, and the Disability Mentoring Day, which is only for students who have disabilities. All eligible students are encouraged to apply.
If you have interest in either program or both, please send a message to milanocareers@newschool.edu and type FRBNY Programs in the subject line. In the body of the message, indicate which programs are of interest in so we know specifically who is applying from Milano. 
2017 Summer Internship Program
Deadline: November 1, 2016 
The internship program is open to students who will complete their degree by December 2017 or Spring 2018 and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Attributes of successful candidates have included:
•     Demonstrated interest in public policy, economics, business, risk management, banking or finance with a strong academic record and passion for public service
•     Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
•     Demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Over 80% of eligible interns receive full-time offers at the end of their summer experience at the New York Fed.
If you are interested please visit the FRBNY website to apply.
*Disability Mentoring Day* –  October 25, 2016
Deadline: September 15, 2016 
On Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) you will have an opportunity to learn about the Federal Reserve, work one-on-one with a FRBNY employee to shadow their work, and even take a tour of the Bank. A résumé and interview workshop will also be presented by staff at the Fed. If you are interested in participating, please submit your résumé tomilanocareers@newschool.edu by the deadline.  FRBNY coordinators will pair student participants with a mentor whose work/background is closely with their career interests.
*This event is for those who have disabilities.*  

THE CENTER: The 2016 LGBT Career Fair



Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with dozens of major employers that value LGBT diversity in the workplace! Explore possibilities for your future while experiencing panels, workshops and networking opportunities. You can find more information by clicking here!!!!

NYC Idealist Fair this Thursday, September 8


Urban Ecology or Environmental Studies students at The New School or students interested in pursuing graduate studies in Regional Planning, Regional Science, or Historic Preservation Planning are invited to meet Cornell University’s Department of City and Regional Planning at NYC Idealist Fair this Thursday, September 8 (5:00-8:00pm at the Metropolitan Pavilion 125 W 18th St). Special invitation offered by Maureen Carroll, Cornell University’s Director of Admissions for the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning.

Fall 2016 Bootcamps

Fall 2016 Bootcamp

Fall 2016 Bootcamp

Idealist – Administrative Assistant

About the Foundation

Brooklyn Community Foundation is the first and only foundation solely dedicated to New York City’s largest borough. It is on a mission to spark lasting social change, mobilizing people, capital, and expertise for a fair and just Brooklyn.

Since its founding in 2009, Brooklyn Community Foundation has provided over $25 million in grants to more than 300 nonprofits through its Community Fund and Donor Advised Fund program. The Foundation’s innovative community-led approach stems from Brooklyn Insights, a project that engaged nearly 1,000 residents across Brooklyn whose ideas resulted in three core strategies focused on Youth, Neighborhoods, and the Nonprofit Sector. In 2015, the Foundation won the prestigious Impact Award from the National Committee for Response Philanthropy in honor of this work.

Visit www.BrooklynCommunityFoundation.org for more information.

Position Overview

The Administrative Assistant provides targeted support to the entire Foundation staff including the Program, Operations, Communications and Development teams, while managing daily office functions. This is an outstanding opportunity for someone early in their career to gain insight into all aspects of community philanthropy and foundation operations—particularly at an exciting time in the Foundation’s growth and development.


The Administrative Assistant reports to the Director of Operations. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Administrative Support: Provide executive assistance to the President; manage Reception and general office duties, coordinate use of Community Space and meeting preparations

Operations Support: Coordinate Board materials and meetings; maintain document filing system; schedule and coordinate staff events; work with technology and IT vendors

Program Support: Be a front-line representative to the public and grant seekers; accept and manage grant applications; maintain constituent data and generate reports; curate and draft monthly e-newsletter for nonprofits; schedule for meetings and trainings in Community Space and manage event registrations

Development Support: Record incoming donations; maintain constituent data and generate reports; manage organization of marketing collateral for external audiences


  • High school diploma or equivalent; B.A. degree preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience in an office setting, preferably with experience in hospitality, office management or administrative support
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills required with particular proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with database management in Salesforce or Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Strong ability to plan and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Keen sense of discretion especially when handling confidential donor and other sensitive information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability and desire to interact with a broad cross-section of individuals with a customer service orientation
  • Ability to work independently and be a team player

Additional Information

This is a full-time position located in Brooklyn, NY and may require occasional early morning, evening, and weekend work. Salary range: $28,000 – $34,000. The Foundation offers an excellent benefits package, which includes generous paid time off, employer-paid health and dental insurance, and a relaxed, friendly work environment.

Brooklyn Community Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In alignment with its Racial Justice Lens, the Foundation is committed to maintaining a diverse staff and lifting up the leadership of people from communities historically underrepresented in philanthropy. Additionally, the Foundation does not base any hiring decisions on applicants’ history of involvement in the criminal justice system.

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Brooklyn Community Foundation

  • 1000 Dean Street
    Suite 307
    Brooklyn, NY, US 11238

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  • Application deadline:

    September 15, 2016

  • Start date:

    August 15, 2016

NYC Department of Education

The Expansion Development Manager is responsible for the development and effective implementation of policies and procedures related to Pre-K expansion. The Manager will develop processes and systems for effective management of the RFP process and for data collection. The Manager will work closely with the field office managers to align practices and protocols and track data on budgets, seat allocations and personnel and assist with reporting structures from the field to central. Performs related work.


Qualification Requirements:




  1. A master’s degree from an accredited college in a field related to the position and three (3) years of full-time progressively responsible professional experience in education administration in one or more education-related areas, at least eighteen (18) months of which must have been in a managerial capacity; or
  2. Graduation from an accredited college with a baccalaureate degree and four (4) years of full-time progressively responsible professional experience, as described in “1”; or
  3. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” above including teaching experience towards meeting the general experience in “1” above; however, all candidates must have the eighteen (18) months of managerial experience.




  • MA, MBA or MPA degree.
  • Knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Capable and detail-oriented multitasker who can prioritize and remain professional in demanding situations.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to learn quickly and succeed in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Team player capable of resolving organizational roadblocks.
  • Educational experience.
  • Talent for listening, asking effective questions, and synthesizing information.
  • Internal candidates preferred.


Salary: $80,393+

(Internal candidates who are selected for this position and who currently hold comparable or less senior positions within the DOE will not make less than their current salary.)


Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.

Applications will be accepted through July 26, 2016 until 3:00 p.m.

Context America – internship


Context is a corporate sustainability consultancy founded in 1997 with offices in London,

Los Angeles and New York. They have helped multinational companies

develop corporate sustainability strategies, engage with stakeholders and communicate

with internal and external audiences.

Their New York office is currently looking for an enthusiastic self-starter with a passion for

writing and sustainability issues. Context’s three to six month internship program is

designed to give successful applicants experience in a professional consultancy

environment advising on sustainability strategy and communications.

As a Context Intern, you will play an active role assisting the New York team.

Key Responsibilities:

 Researching and writing copy for sustainability reports

 Creating and filling in GRI indexes

 Posting on our social media channels

 Writing blog entries and news stories for our website

 Taking notes at meetings

 Benchmarking and sector comparison exercises

 Writing case studies

 Proofreading and formatting

 Writing briefing documents

 Creating PowerPoint presentations

 Providing research for stakeholder engagement events

 Participating in meetings, brainstorming sessions and events.

The ideal candidate will have:

 Completed a bachelor’s degree

 Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 Strong project management and analytical skills

 Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 Authorization to work legally in the United States

 A genuine interest in sustainability and/or corporate social responsibility and a

desire to pursue a career in this space

 Previous internship and/or full-time work experience in a sustainability/CSR

program or function a plus.

Context interns get involved in all aspects of our work. We want you to get the most out of

your experience, and try to make our internships as varied and rewarding as possible.


“We don’t think anyone should work for free. We expect a lot from our interns and think it’s

fair that they are properly rewarded.”
How to Apply

To apply for the fall internship program that begins in September 2016, please email your

resume and cover letter to internship@contextamerica.com by Friday, August 5, 2016.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

For more information


Ashoka U is on the search for a Changemaker Campus Director and Growth and Partnerships Director.

More info at: https://newschool-csm.symplicity.com

IDs#28259,28260 Apply now!
**Both positions are located in Washington, DC.
Here’s some insight on what they are looking for!


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