Jessica Bullock, Assistant Director of Campus Events and Campus Visits,

Admissions Office Intern

This internship offers an opportunity for students to gain valuable real-life work experience in an on-campus office. Training is provided by the Admissions Team to the student, whose leadership, presentation, and communication skills are developed throughout the duration of the internship. The student intern will gain valuable experience as a member of the Admissions Events Committee, planning upcoming counselor travel and assisting in the logistical planning of campus events. Working closely with a Liberal Arts and Sciences counselor, the intern will also assist in the application review process, community college newspaper advertising, and coordinating and editing the Counselor E-Newsletter.


This internship requires the commitment of an entire academic year, during which the student will work fifteen hours each week. Strong written and oral communication skills as well as an excellent work ethic are required. An interest in the college admissions process, college recruitment, and event planning is helpful.

Admissions Graphic Design Intern

Work closely with the admissions staff to assist with the design of event materials, counselor newsletters, applicant outreach and various admissions documents. The student intern will gain real-world graphic design work experience, learn how to work for a client, follow projects from design to print and develop communication and office skills. The student will be responsible for the production of brochures and graphic advertising for on-campus events including various Open-House events (Fall, Spring, Junior, Transfer) as well as weekly Information Sessions for prospective students.


Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite 3 (Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design); strong written and oral communication skills, proficient analytical and computer skills are required for application to this internship program. Interns are expected to work approximately eight hours per week. Students are encouraged to commit to a full academic year for the internship.


The Alternative Center provides peer-based support and a safe space for all students. Their mission is to educate, advocate, and celebrate safer sex, body positivity, identity development and gender development. They host community outreach events, workshops, and raffles for Purchase students and distribute safe sex materials, menstrual products, gender affirming products and more.

Internship positions for spring 2021:
Hiring 1-2 in person interns for spring of 2021. Email for more info on how to apply.

Position responsibilities:

  • 5 hrs a week in office (schedule is flexible)
  • Assist in advertisement of the Alternative Center over social media and throug posters and flyers
  • Help set up/plan programs
  • Research products that students need and the Alt-Center should have relating to hygiene, safe sex, identity, and gender development
  • Help with small tasks

COVID-19 Precautions:

  • Must wear a mask at all times while working
  • Wipe down the surfaces that were touched before leaving office
  • Must wear gloves when handling products (students are not allowed to grab products from the shelves, they must be handled by staff members)
  • Use hand sanitizer when you start and end shift

The Purchase Beat opportunities include:

  • General Management Intern
  • Web Editing Intern
  • News-Editing Intern
  • Reviews-Editing Intern
  • Photo/Video Intern(s)
  • Assistant Editor(s)
  • Reporter(s)


Internships are currently virtual.

Peer Career Liaisons (CLs) work closely with Career Development Center staff to assist in providing career support, resource referral, and helping to facilitate programs and events. Career liaisons will receive the training and mentoring needed to help develop basic listening and counseling skills.

Additionally, CLs are provided training and mentoring necessary to develop their leadership skills and are empowered to create and implement their ideas for marketing materials, resources, and programs.

To maximize the learning and skill development of this progressive internship experience, students are recommended to commit to a full academic year, whenever possible.

In the in-person internship experience, students will also receive the appropriate training as peer helpers. Student interns are expected to work with supervisors through email weekly and participate in regular in-person/Zoom meetings that focus on services, tools, and how to best engage students remotely.

Walk-in hours where resumes are critiqued, career videos recommended and support in job hunting is offered, interns will be empowered to assist during in-person/Zoom sessions.

CLs can observe and participate in orientation, training, and assignment discussions in-person/utilizing Zoom. If you require accessibility support, please let us know in your application email.

Marketing Internship - Video:  Creatively utilize video to promote the Career Development Center to Purchase students and to market events and services. The intern will work with the Center team (professional staff and interns) to contribute to marketing and promotion.

Marketing Internship - Design:  Utilize graphic design/creative skills to promote the Career Development Center to Purchase students and to market events, resources, and services. The intern will work with the Center team (professional staff and interns) to contribute to marketing and promotion.

Social Media Marketing Internship:  Focus on marketing the Career Development Center through our social media presence. The intern will help to plan and implement the Center’s social media marketing efforts including Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.


Dr. Lauren Rodriguez,

Peer Mentor, Cornerstone Program

Paid, credit-bearing internship

  • Attend peer mentor training at the start of the semester
  • Meet individually and in groups with mentees receiving services from the Cornerstone Program on a weekly basis, helping to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth
  • Accompany mentees to various campus sponsored activities (e.g., sporting events, theatre/dance productions, concerts, club meetings, etc.)
  • Help students develop skills integral to starting and maintaining social relationships with peers
  • Work with the Program Coordinator and other mentors to plan and organize on and off campus activities for mentees
  • Participate in weekly group supervision with the Program Coordinator
  • Complete required documentation in a timely manner
Qualifications include
  • Be a sophomore, junior, or senior in good academic standing (2.75 GPA) at Purchase College
  • Possess effective written and oral communication skills
  • Provide resume listing work/volunteer experience, as well as completed Cornerstone internship application
  • Open to any major, preference may be given to Psychology and Sociology majors

Counseling & Behavioral Health Services Internships: 

Advocacy and Building Community Track (ABC) 
Contact:  Catherine Van Bomel, LCSW, 

Earn up to 4 credits, In Person, On Campus

The ABC Internship educates interns on bystander intervention skills, how to advocate for self and others, and the role of a strong community in students’ physical and mental health.

Earn credits while working to make our community and our world a safer and more inclusive place!

Using a workshop class format, students will participate in training as well as learning how to appreciate struggles for various marginalized populations. Together we will focus on ways we can all interrupt the isolation that negatively affects the success of college students.

Interns will create, implement and promote a variety of campus programs to engage the campus community. Interns will also have opportunities to play an active role in social and support gatherings for students in the Lighthouse Lounge, Fort Awesome.

If you have an interest in helping others, we want to chat with you!  Come learn to recognize the Inner Advocate in you!

Prevention and Well-Being Track

Earn up to 4 credits, In Person, On Campus

The Prevention and Well-Being Interns will increase knowledge on the top challenges to college student health and well-being, and strategies to manage these at college. Interns will promote options to better self-care and program collaboratively to support healthy campus community activities.

Earn credits while working on self-awareness, personal habits, and promoting health-positive activities!

The class will cover many aspects of communication, leadership in health promotion, Mindfulness skills, the 8 dimensions of the SAMSHA Wellness Wheel, coping and avoidance behaviors, mental health and substance use.

Interns will each create and lead a health promotion project. The final paper provides an opportunity to reflect on personal growth, learning outcomes and campus health promotion.

Interns will help staff events and social gatherings in the Lighthouse Lounge


Leandro Benmergui,

Casa Purchase, An Outreach Center for Latin American Studies, is now offering new academic internship opportunities through our local partners.

All of these internships are intended for community work that will benefit a significant number of local residents and underserved populations in Westchester county. These internships offer a unique possibility to work with nonprofits and gained a valuable service-learning experience.

For a list of internships available through Casa Purchase, please visit our website.

In addition to these internships, Casa Purchase is also looking for Learning Assistants for Conversation in English Language (ESL). Instruction is here at Purchase College to the serve the immigrant community of Westchester County.

This is a partnership between Casa Purchase, the Westchester Hispanic Coalition, and the Office of New Americans of the State of New York.


Adriana Pera, Program Coordinator,

Web Development/Social Media Intern (2 credits)

The Web Development/Social Media Intern will work closely with faculty and staff from the Conservatory of Dance on a variety of digital projects that will help promote the program as well as their position within the college.

The intern will manage the department websites: write stories, provide photos, maintain calendars, record and post testimonials etc. Additionally, the intern will share the same information, if relevant on each department’s social media page.

Duties Include
  • Support the maintenance and updating for the public website and Conservatory social media pages
  • Monitor and post on social networks as per the schedule developed in conjunction with the Director.
  • Using analytics from social media platforms to figure out which posts perform better than others and why. The results will be shared with the Director of Dance.
  • Analyze how our heightened presence eon social media has impacted our recruiting efforts.
  • Increase the number of followers by engaging with the community.
  • Posting updates and/or stories on the Conservatory Facebook account under the supervision of the Director.
  • Work with directors to implement other channel-specific campaigns (e.g. uploading photos to Flickr, videos to YouTube, etc)
  • Re-purpose content from other sources for our own social media channels (and understand how to change the tone of the content for each channel).

The intern will receive advanced training in collaborative teamwork as well as knowledge of various processes involved in performing arts organizations.

  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Capacity to work collegially as part of a professional team
  • Capacity to create a lively web via social media
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Interest in the arts is a plus


Sue Fleishaker, Conservatory Coordinator,

Administrative Assistant Intern

This position is mainly responsible for planning and implementing a schedule including but not limited to maintaining correspondence with faculty and department chairs, web updates related to Music Auditions, etc.

Additionally, this intern assists the Conservatory Coordinator in managing new student files for advising and registration, and documenting all new transfer evaluations.

Additional administrative support; typing, filing, telephones, mailing and other duties assigned. Music background required. Previous Office Experience is a must, as is fluency with Microsoft Office applications.


Paul Nicholson, Director of Special Programs/Ombudsman,

The EOP/MAP intern will be present in the office 10 hours per week doing various tasks related to the admissions process of the programs.

The intern will:
  • Greet interviewees, their families, guidance counselors etc.
  • Inform interviewees of their status, admissions procedures, and required paperwork for admission.
  • Administer an essay question to interviewees.
  • Occasionally give campus tours to interviewees, their families, etc.
  • Contact applicants in order to discuss their applications to EOP/MAP.
  • Inform applicants of any missing documents.
  • Prepare financial documentation for review by our financial aid office.

The intern is also encouraged to attend weekly staff meetings. In addition to the above requirements, the intern will join us as a paid staff member this summer in the role of a peer mentor for some of the very same students he/she worked with to get them admitted/enrolled at the college.


Ragnhild Utheim, Liberal Studies Program Chair 

The Food Recovery Network (FRN) is the largest student movement fighting food waste and hunger in the United States. America wastes approximately 40 percent of the food it produces, despite confronting a growing problem of food insecurity across the country.

One in every six Americans do not know when their next meal is coming. With the urgency of hunger worldwide, and the spread of food insecurity across U.S. colleges campuses, we have a responsibility to respond.

The Purchase College FRN Chapter aims to provide resources to food-insecure students by participating in food recovery, donating food to those in need, and enhancing public awareness through education and advocacy.

Our goal is to make the USDA and EPA food waste reduction goal of 50 percent by year 2030 a reality, and to turn the tide on hunger and food-insecurity. Food Recovery Facilitators will assist in campus food recovery efforts, staff the pantry, and participate in FRN organizing to combat food waste and insecurity among the campus community.

Food Recovery Assistants will help with any of the following responsibilities:
  • Familiarize themselves with the FRN manual and CHIP Toolkit
  • Complete food safety training with FRN National
  • Attend meetings and coordinate tasks of the FRN Chapter
  • Participate in ongoing food recovery runs and deliver food to designated locations (on campus or to partner agency)
  • Track recovery data on FRN’s national database
  • Assist with developing public education and awareness materials
  • Maintaining student confidentiality
  • Compile recipes of the week
Food Recovery Assistants will gain the following competencies:
  • Collaboration and problem-solving with student peers
  • Community organizing on a local social issue
  • Service engagement and development of social responsibility
  • Public relations, marketing and advocacy skills
  • Leadership and coordination skills
  • Ability to work in dynamic and diverse work environment
  • Ability to lead and work as a team
  • Basic computer skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Investment in community service and engagement


Lizz Elvira, Assistant Director

This internship will focus on marketing the Multicultural Center by helping develop our social media presence. The intern will help to plan and implement social media marketing efforts including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok. The Social Media Intern will work with the assistant director to post content and engage students. Along with the team, the intern will develop a plan to increase our online presence and activity.

Training will be provided on all social media and online resources that are utilized by the Center. The intern will also receive training regarding the role and mission of the Multicultural Center and the services provided to all members of the campus community. The intern will be an important part of the team and receive supervision throughout the internship.

The intern is expected to learn how to market and promote, engage with a community, and gain an understanding of resources that can be used to enhance student engagement. 


The Neuberger Museum internship program introduces students to museum professions and the role of the museum in society. The program brings students together with museum staff to allow students to explore careers in museums. Students work in one area of the museum and contribute to current projects.

The Neuberger offers internships during each academic term for credit or non-credit. Students of all majors are encouraged to apply. All years are eligible for internships, although preference will be given to juniors and seniors. This is a competitive program with a limited number of interns accepted. It is important to apply early.

Internships are offered in the following areas of the museum:
  • Collections Management
  • Curatorial
  • Development/Membership
  • Event Planning
  • Education
  • Exhibitions
  • Public Programming
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Visitor Services/Museum Store


Community Liaison Intern-Interpersonal Violence (10HRs/week) 4 Credits/Paid

The Community Liaison-Interpersonal Violence Intern will assist the New York State University Police with community engagement and crime prevention as it relates to interpersonal violence. The Intern will assist in the planning and coordination of events and activities that foster community relations and awareness on campus and beyond.

Description of the Training that will be provided:
The Intern will attend regular trainings that focus on community relations and interpersonal violence. The Intern will join or implement programs that focus on educating persons regarding interpersonal violence. The intern will also be trained to market and prepare events by working with other facets of the campus community.

Expected competencies to be gained:
The Intern will become an active participant in community engagement education. They will gain experience in presenting which in turn will increase self- confidence in public speaking. The Intern will also increase their societal awareness and collaboration skills through effective program implementation and discussion.

Desired Qualifications:
Applicants must be creative thinkers with engaging personality, strong communicative skills, articulate, organized and punctual. The applicant should be proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint and be able to perform light/moderate lifting.

Community Liaison Intern (10 hours per week/4 credits/paid)

The Community Liaison Intern will assist the New York State University Police with community engagement. The Intern will assist in the planning and coordination of events and activities that foster community relations on campus and beyond.

Description of the Training that will be provided:
The Intern will attend regular trainings that focus on community relations. The Intern will join or implement a focus group regarding police and community relations. The intern will also be trained to market and prepare events by working with other facets of the campus community.

Expected competencies to be gained:
The Intern will become an active participant in community engagement education. They will gain experience in presenting which in turn will increase self- confidence in public speaking. The Intern will also increase their societal awareness and collaboration skills through effective program implementation and discussion.

Desired Qualifications:
Applicants must be creative thinkers with engaging personality, strong communicative skills, articulate, organized and punctual. The applicant should be proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint and be able to perform light/moderate lifting.

Police Department Auxiliary Intern (5 hours per week/2 credits)

This  program will allow 10 students to receive training in police and security disciplines to include legal, social and procedural aspects of policing. The program will introduce participants to a uniformed police academy environment. The participants will apply what they learned by performing as an adjunct to the Police Department by providing security at campus events. Trainings will include tactical awareness, counterterrorism, media relations, role-plays, simulations, and workshops to educate community members about police training and tactics. The goal of having participants acquire a better understanding of the authority and limitations of police. The information and insight gained from the program will allow all involved to assess their roles and responsibilities in fostering effective and productive police-community partnerships.

Description of Training that will be provided:
The training will include penal law, criminal procedure law and how it relates to policing. Topics such as first aide and illegal drugs will also be discussed. Members will also receive physical and practical training to assist them in passing the NYS MPTC police officer hiring requirements. Interns will complete the NYS Security Guard Pre-Employment Training.  Additional training will include Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster training. The position offers an excellent opportunity for those students looking to gain real-world experience in law enforcement.

Expected competencies to be gained:
The chosen applicant will gain competency in first aide, law enforcement techniques and the basic of the National Incident Management System as well as gain key leadership and team-building skills. Interns will have the opportunity to interact with the community while applying lessons learned.

Desired Qualifications:
Candidates must be service oriented and actively engage with people. Must be able to identify and find meaningful solutions to complex problems. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written is required and the highest level of integrity and dependability is expected.  Applicants should have a willingness to learn and apply new things.

Firefighter Internship (5hrs/week) 2 Credits

The Purchase Firefighter internship will prepare new firefighters to operate in the areas of a fire scene. The internship will take place in three phases: observation, member, firefighter 1. Participation within the fire department will be acknowledged on a point based award system. Points are obtained based on fire calls attended, department meetings attended, drills attended, standby hours, apparatus maintenance, parades attended, wake/funerals attended, etc.

Description of the training that will be provided:
The internship allows students to receive training in firefighter operations. The student will participate in the learning events covering firefighter personal protective equipment, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) donning, doffing and use, SCBA air management and SCBA emergencies, basic firefighter survival techniques, modern fire control methods, building fire search and victim removal techniques, firefighter survival skills, tactical ventilation techniques and basic power saw operation forcible entry techniques, hose line advancement, etc.

Expected competencies to be gained:
The intern will become a fully active and certified firefighter possessing a well versed knowledge in CPR, FEMA Nims 700a, ICS 100b, coordinated structure fire interior attack and transitional fire attack.

Desired Qualifications:
Applicants must be currently enrolled as a Purchase College student and reside within close proximity to the fire house. Pass a physical exam; be in a good physical condition. Demonstrate proof of good character. Have at least 14 college semester credits earned.


Chris Kozlow, 

Learn and develop the tools necessary to be the most effective student activist possible! Intern with NYPIRG (the New York Public Interest Research Group). For over 40 years, NYPIRG has been the largest student-directed student advocacy organization in New York. Interns with NYPIRG work on one (or more) of five main issue areas, while building skills in public speaking, writing for the media, lobbying, and grassroots organizing tactics.

The issues we work on are: Higher Education Affordability and Accessibility; Hunger Prevention; Environmental Protection; Consumer Protection; and Voter Mobilization/Voting Rights.

This internship is open to students from ALL majors.

Description of the Training Provided:
NYPIRG will work on a number of major campaigns each semester, each with a set of semester long goals and longterm objectives. The projects we work on will include a range of organizing opportunities, including planning events, working in coalitions, performing outreach and education, and receiving media coverage for the issue.


Elizabeth Pierson,

The Office for Global Education periodically offers internships in the fields of marketing and communication, journalism and writing, and event planning and program management. We love to work with students who are reliable, detail-oriented, motivated, organized, and excited about international travel and intercultural exchange. Students from all majors are welcome to reach out for more information about possible positions.


Mark Daley,

The Office of Institutional Advancement Annual Giving Assistants will work with and report to the Office of Annual Giving. They will perform a variety of tasks related to fundraising in the non-profit sector.

The duties and responsibilities of the interns may vary and will be determined after meeting with the staff and based on the interns capabilities and interests. This position will provide training in the software programs Raiser’s Edge and Crystal Reports. Additionally, interns will perform clerical and administrative tasks as requested.


Ian Driver,,  The Performing Arts Center


The Administrative staff provides support to the Director and other departments in the day-to-day operations of The Performing Arts Center, including:

  • meeting and greeting visitors, handling phone calls, incoming and outgoing mail, faxes, and deliveries
  • performing general administrative functions (creating documents and spreadsheets, copying, and scanning)
  • office management (maintaining office supplies and scheduling equipment servicing, providing support assistance to all PAC departments)
Arts-in-Education Intern

The Arts-in-Education program is a full arts management program in which our department performs all of the functions (other than production) of a full Performing Arts Center. The difference is that our programs are all for schools. As part of this program, you will:

  • Update and maintain our blog
  • Learn to use our ticketing and fundraising software
  • Plan and organize performance materials
  • Create Teacher Guides
  • Work on the AIE brochure by collecting pictures and data
  • Maintain booking sheets and create attendance sheets
  • Keep AIE’s entries on the Performing Arts Center’s website current
  • Compile results of evaluations by teachers after each performance
  • Keep AIE mailing list current
  • Take telephone bookings and establish telephone relationships with teachers
  • Enjoy working in a genial atmosphere
Box Office

The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College seeks to hire personable and self-motivated individuals for part-time box office sales. Must be organized and detail-oriented, preferably with customer service experience. Computerized ticketing system (Patron Manager) knowledge preferred but willing to train. Flexible schedule. Shifts available days, evenings, and weekends. Must be available to work throughout the 2018-2019 school year, including winter break, and over summer break, 2019. Candidates may submit a cover letter and resume to Tania Mather, Box Office Manager, at

House Management

House Management acquires information, positions resources—human and material, and carries out duties of a variety of events in fast paced, multi-theatre venue on college campus. As House Management Intern, your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Participation in the day-to-day operations of the House Department.
  • Assistance in managing team of 60 student ushers, including scheduling, hiring, and payroll.
  • Research, create, and train employees for the implementation of a facility tour program or Front of House information packet to assist future facility users and renters.
  • Host rental and University events

The Usher is responsible for the seating and the safety of patrons in all performance venues in The Performing Arts Center. This is a customer service position that requires excellent people skills and an upbeat, can-do attitude. For additional information regarding employment as an usher, please visit our website,


The Marketing Department is responsible for planning, implementing and analyzing marketing strategies designed to sell tickets to Center Series events, raise awareness about The PAC on campus and in the region, and create a virtual & real community (a “social hub”) around The PAC. The Marketing Intern reports to the Director of Marketing. This is a part-time internship, requiring a minimum commitment of 5 hours per week. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Informing the campus community about events at The PAC / $5 Rush sale dates; encouraging attendance and participation.
  • Ensuring all Center Series events are posted on the college website
  • Distributing campus flyers and other items as needed
  • Creating campus e-blasts
  • Assisting with the management of our social media channels
  • Assisting with website updates to The PAC website
  • Gathering information such as photos, quotes, articles, videos, and reviews about upcoming performances and artists
  • Posting event information to various local and regional websites
  • Creating and analyzing audience surveys
  • Proofreading of ads and marketing materials
  • Miscellaneous office work – check requests, creating / updating spreadsheets to track marketing efforts, and other paperwork as needed
  • Research projects

Skills required: Excellent organizational skills, Strong written and verbal communication skills, Basic understanding of marketing principals, Familiarity with office software (Word, Excel), Some familiarity with graphic design software a plus (Photoshop, InDesign)


Contracts, administers, and maintains finance records of external rentals and college events; manages space allocation/use for all building activity; does basic building upkeep and coordinates facility maintenance and improvement.

  • Rental contracting, administration, and recording keeping
  • Financial processes and records related to rental and College events
  • Research of past activity and projections of future
  • Building maintenance and improvement planning and execution
  • Business and personal interaction dynamics/politics

For additional information about student employment and internships, and to apply, please visit Purchase JobScore and our website: Questions can be directed to Coni Guhl at


Internships for The Phoenix: Purchase College’s Online News and Feature Publication
News and Features Intern

The Phoenix is seeking interns to contribute to at least one story per week and come to weekly Phoenix meetings (7:00 pm on Tuesdays) with pitches for stories they will take on and/or take on stories assigned to them.


The Phoenix is seeking a student with a strong interest and ability in taking and editing photographs to be a photographer for the publication. The intern is expected to assist the photo editor as well as develop stories independently. The intern is expected to attend weekly Phoenix meetings and contribute to a minimum of one story per week. The intern should have expertise in photography, experience with journalism is a plus. The Phoenix has DSLR’s that can be used.

Video Reporter/Producer/Editor

The Phoenix is seeking a student who can take on reporting, producing and editing videos for the website. The intern is expected to assist the video editor as well as develop stories independently. Familiarization with Final Cut Pro is essential. The intern is expected to attend weekly Phoenix meetings (7 p.m. on Tuesday) and contribute a minimum of one video every two weeks. The Phoenix has DSLR’s that can be used.


Studio Technician

PTV studio technicians run and operate live shows in PTV’s studios. All studio technicians must pass an equipment proficiency test given by the Show Manager before they will be allowed to run any live shows without supervision. Studio technicians are responsible for the station as a whole when they are running a show. They will conduct themselves appropriately and professionally during shows, as well as making sure that others in the studio do the same. Studio Technicians report to the Show Manager, and will inform him/her of any problems they encounter in the course of their work at PTV. Studio technicians will also be responsible for mobile shoots of on-campus events, to be determined by the executives.


Assigned work by the Programming Manager. They may be required to import submitted works, help maintain a schedule, edit videos, and keep PTV’s media library organized. They are also responsible for the filming and editing of promotions and commercials for PTV shows and events. Programmers will also be responsible for mobile shoots of on-campus events, to be determined by the executives.

Public Relations

The PTV public relations department is in charge of keeping the Purchase College campus community informed with the current happenings of PTV. This includes but is not limited to getting show schedules, special events, and requests for submissions published in campus-wide publications and by other campus media, as well as making PTV flyers and signs to post on campus. They will also be in charge of updating the PTV Facebook, Livejournal, and Twitter accounts on a weekly basis. The Public Relations staff as a whole is required to organize at least one PTV event to promote the station per semester in accordance with the Business and Communications Manager.

Web Design

The PTV web design department is responsible for maintaining the official PTV website. Duties include but are not limited to updating the website on a minimum weekly basis with current show schedules, show profiles, and general PTV news.


PTV Interns may hold any one of the above positions, provided that it is not an executive position. They will receive two upper-level credits for a minimum of five hours of work per week. They will be graded on their work with PTV and are expected to conduct themselves as they would while working in any other course. Interns receiving credit for their work at PTV cannot be paid.

Research Assistant

Create, administer and summarize research for the School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education; Research ideas include: student satisfaction, surveying students about support services and/or academic needs; Create and administer surveys to such audiences as: current Liberal Studies students, non-matriculated students, Rockland extension site students, Liberal Studies alumni, summer/winter prospective and current students; Coordinate and run focus groups and report on results; Student will have option to use research results to support senior project with faculty sponsor guidance.

The School of the Arts provides the highest level of professional training to developing visual and performing artists and arts mangers. Students are prepared for careers in their fields and are inspired to be engaged and innovative contributors to society. Prestigious faculties in the Conservatories of Dance, Music, and Theatre Arts , and the School of Art+Design cultivate, nurture, and prepare students through rigorous and comprehensive studio practice informed by theoretical, conceptual and historical study.

Working in concert with the Student Assistant for Communications and the School of the Arts Communication office, the interns will assist in the acquisition of images and the curation of content to support the recruiting, marketing, alumni and community outreach efforts of the student staffed School of the Arts Social Media and Content Development Team (the Team). This is a four credit, 10 hours per week, one-semester internship.

  • Social Media Editor Internship: Art+Design & Dance
  • Social Media Editor Internship: Theatre Arts & Music
  • Videography Internship
  • Photography Internship


Submissions Magazine 

Copy-Editing Internship (Sophomore or Junior Preferred)
Interns shadow Submission Magazine’s Editor-In-Chief and learn how to run the service from this role. Interns will attend weekly meetings and work closely with the Editor-in-Chief to edit the magazine and any promotional copy.

Layout Internship (Sophomore or Junior Preferred)
Interns shadow Submission Magazine’s Art Director and learn how to run the service from this role. This includes attending weekly meetings, as well as working closely with the layout editor to brainstorm and produce new and innovative ideas for the magazine.

Public Relations Internship
Interns shadow Submission Magazine’s staff and learn how to run the service. Their primary role will be attending meetings and assisting the Art Director in keeping up The Submission’s Instagram and website, as well as creating and distributing posters.

Production Internship
Interns shadow Submission Magazine’s staff and learn how to run the service. Their role will include planning campus events, making merchandise, and working to develop the magazine.


Graphic Design Intern (2 Upper-Level Elective Credits)

As a Graphic Design Intern you will develop skills in designing flyers for events, concerts etc… You will have the opportunity to work on a meaningful design project which will involve brainstorming and collaborating with our team and will be executed under your leadership (i.e. designing signs that lead to the station). Also, you will be responsible for two 4 hour monitoring shifts a week.

Engineering Intern (2 Upper-Level Elective Credits)

As an Engineering Intern your learning experiences will include, but will not be limited to, working with Station Engineer in setting up and striking down sound equipment, remote location broadcasting, and in-studio problem solving. Also, you will be responsible for two 4 hour monitoring shifts a week.

Administrative Intern (2 Upper-Level Elective Credits)

As an Administrative Intern your learning experiences will include, but will not be limited to, brainstorming, planning, and executing station policy, inter-departmental communication, and team-building in collaboration with Station Manager. Also, you will be responsible for two 4 hour monitoring shifts a week.