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Empire Center Internship Program

January 01, 2014


The Empire Center is looking for talented students for our internship program, located in Albany, NY.


Empire Center internships provide students interested in public policy with a unique work experience at a leading state-based think tank. The Empire Center is dedicated to fostering greater economic growth, opportunity and individual responsibility in the Empire State.  Through research papers, policy briefings, commentaries and conferences, the think tank seeks to educate and inform New York State policymakers, news media and the general public.


Responsibilities include editing, data analysis, administrative tasks, and some research.  Interns are matched according to the Empire Center's needs, the applicant’s past experience and their interests.


Students wishing to apply should send:

- a 500 to 700 word autobiography, including the student's education, work, other activities and future goals as they relate to an internship at the Empire Center;

- a current resume;

- a recommendation from a former employer or teacher; and

- a writing sample.


Fall and Spring internships are part-time for a minimum of 15 hours a week.  Summer internships are full-time for 10-12 weeks and adjustable to the student's schedule.


Summer 2014 internship applications are due by May 1, 2014.

Fall 2014 internship applications are due by August 1 ,2014.

Spring 2015 internship applications are due by December 1, 2014.


Questions or applications should be emailed to or mailed to:

Empire Center

c/o Internship Program

PO Box 7113

Albany, NY 12224