Internships & Field Placements

Many Milano students gain experience throughout their graduate career through internships on a local, national and international level. The following are organizations where Milano students have interned:

United States

  • Citizens Union of New York City
  • City of Miami
  • Civilian Complaint Review Board
  • Common Cause NY
  • Community Resource Exchange
  • Enterprise
  • Farm Sanctuary 
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • The Genesis Foundation
  • Human Rights Watch 
  • Human Services Council
  • International Institute of New Jersey 
  • International Rescue Committee
  • Jewish Federations of North America
  • Joshua Venture Group 
  • Kids Creative
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation
  • Maya Educational Foundation 
  • Metropolitan Water Alliance (MWA)
  • Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
  • New York City Center for Economic Opportunity
  • New York City Department of Homeless Services
  • New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development
  • New York City Department of Education 
  • New York City Office of the Mayor
  • New York City Opera 
  • The New York Foundation for the Arts
  • New York Immigration Coalition
  • New York League of Conservation Voters
  • New York State Assembly
  • New York University Langone Medical Center
  • Office of Management and Budget 
  • Oppenheimer Funds, Inc.
  • Patch Adams Gesundheit 
  • Philantropia Inc.
  • Red Cross International Headquarters, Washington, DC
  • Regional Plan Association
  • United Nations Deptartment of Public Information
  • United Way of New York City
  • Visiting Nurse Service of New York 
  • Women of Kireka Japan Society 
  • Young Audiences New York

Argentina

  • ACUMAR, (Autoridad de Cuenca Matanza-Riachuelo)
  • Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos (AySA)
  • Asociacion Ciudadana Por Los Derechos Humanos (ACDH)
  • Asociación de Vecinos de la Boca
  • Autoridad de Cuenca Matanza-Riachuelo (ACUMAR)
  • Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS)
  • Fundacion Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (FARN)
  • Fundación SES
  • Greenpeace
  • Universidad Nacional de Avellaneda (UNDAV): Observatorio Ambiental
  • Water company in Argentina, AySA (Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos)

Balkans

  • The Helsinki Committee, Serbia
  • Innovation Lab, UNICEF, Kosovo
  • KCSS, Kosovar Center for Security Studies, Kosovo
  • KIPRED, Kosovar Institute for Policy Research and Development. Kosovo
  • Kosovar Institute for Policy Research and Development (KIPRED), Kosovo
  • Kosovar Center for Security Studies (KCSS), Kosovo
  • KWN (Kosovo Women’s Network), Kosovo
  • Lawyers Committee of Human Rights
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kosovo
  • Transparency International, Bosnia

Colombia

  • Alcaldia de Riosucio – Secretaria de Desarrollo Economico – Sembradores de Paz 
  • Grupo Project – Rio Supia
  • Mayor’s Office, La Merced
  • Municipality of Marmato

Hong Kong

  • Amnesty International
  • Asian Human Rights Commission
  • Asian Migrant Center (AMC)
  • Asia-Pacific Mission for Migrants
  • China Labour Bulletin
  • Christian Action
  • The Climate Group
  • Designing Hong Kong
  • Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)
  • Helpers for Domestic Helpers
  • Hong Kong Democratic Foundation
  • Kelly Support Group
  • Mission for Migrants
  • MSF (Doctors Without Borders)
  • National Democratic Institute for International Affairs
  • United Filipinos in Hong Kong (UNIFIL)
  • World Wildlife Fund
  • Zi-Teng

South Africa

  • Chimurenga Magazine
  • Embrace Dignity 
  • Equal Education
  • Grassroots Soccer
  • GroundUp
  • Heinrich Boll Foundation
  • Institute for Justice and Reconciliation
  • Parliamentary Monitoring Group
  • Social Justice Coalition
  • The Open Democracy Advice Center

Turkey

  • Amargi Istanbul
  • Anadolu Kültür
  • CISST (Ceza Infaz Sisteminde Sivil Toplum Dernegi) Civil Society in the Penal System Foundation
  • Community Volunteers Foundation
  • Foundation for the Support of Women’s Work
  • GocDer Dernek (internal migration/Kurdish rights)
  • Habitat Center for Development and Governance
  • Hafiza Merkezi (Project for Truth, Justice, Memory)
  • Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly
  • Hrant Dink Foundation
  • Human Rights Association Istanbul Branch
  • IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation
  • Istanbul Youth Initiative
  • KA-DER Association for Support and Training of Women Candidates
  • Kadir Has University Center for International and European Studies
  • Kimse Yok Mu
  • Koc University Migration Research Center
  • Mavi Kalem – Social Assistance and Charity Association
  • Mazlumder – Organization of Human Rights and Solidarity for Oppressed People
  • Mor Cati – Women’s Shelter Foundation
  • SKYGD (Development of Social and Cultural Life)
  • TEPAV Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey
  • TESEV – Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation
  • Truth-Justice-Memory Project
  • Toplum Gonulluleri (Community Volunteers Foundation) – organization focusing on youth’s self organization and participation building
  • Ucan Supurge – Flying Broom
  • United Nations Population Fund
  • Young Civilians

Uganda

  • International agencies (World Bank, UN-Habitat etc)
  • Government institutions (Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development),
  • Transnational community groups (Slum Dwellers International) 
  • NGOs active in the urban field.