The New NY Leaders Program, Fall 2012 Session, is now accepting applications.

The New NY Leaders Student Intern Program will bring students into state government where they will be exposed to the work of governing and introduced to the increasingly complex policy challenges facing New York State. Each intern will be assigned to a particular area within an executive branch agency or department. While providing hands-on program assistance, interns will interact with government leaders and policymakers.

To be eligible, students must:

-Be a U.S. citizen or foreign national eligible to work in the United States
-Be 18 years of age or older
-Be a New York State resident or attending a New York State college
-Have attended at least one year of college
-Have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5

The application deadline for the Fall 2012 session is Friday, June 1, 2012.

For more information on the program or to download the application, visit the Program Website.

Students interested in applying may contact Dr. Geoff Hempill at or 718.982.2301 for assistance with their applications. Further information can also be found in the Career and Scholarship Center in Building 1A, Room 105.