Three different positions at KJCC

Internships at KJCC: 2 credits (8-10 hours) / 4 credits (12-16 hours)

*Administered through the Department of Spanish & Portuguese with approval from Internship Director, Lourdes Dávila:

Or internship course credit through another department with approval of KJCC Director and supervising internship faculty member.

*1 position available each semester (may be filled by the same student for the full year with approval from Internship Coordinator and KJCC Director)


  1. Cover letter explaining why you would like this internship and what you would bring to it
  2. CV
  3. Writing samples in English and Spanish (for example: seminar paper or creative writing, submit no more than 5 page excerpt)
  4. Unofficial transcript
  5. One letter of recommendation from a faculty or NYU staff who knows you well to be sent under separate cover to

Deadline to apply for Fall 2024: May 1 and ongoing until filled

Questions and application submission: and

Special Project: Fridays on the Patio

Oversee and project manage "Fridays on the Patio" program - a free student-centered open to all program that includes both subject-specific programs related to the mission of the center along with other programs that are focused on mindfulness, self-care and community building. The intern will work to develop co-sponsorships, co-programming opportunities, and reach out to student clubs and related departments like Spanish & Portuguese, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, for example.

Link to Fridays on the Patio program page:

*Work directly with the Director, Assistant Director, and Public Humanities Fellow of the KJCC on undergraduate programs, with a focus on the “Fridays on the Patio” program

*Follow guidelines for internships set by the Department: weekly journal entries, analytical paper about the experience, weekly meetings with Director

*Patio program is held 3-5pm select Fridays (September-early November; March-May)

*Intern must be available Fridays 2-6pm + other days/times as arranged; mostly in person, some remote okay

*Option to be on KJCC Advisory Board as undergraduate rep

*Develop program ideas drawing from NYU community and beyond

*Goal to bring students together and raise awareness of the KJCC as a cultural resource

*Oversee beverage and food set up

*Develop directed publicity and mailing just for students and faculty; option to assist with design of flyers

*Write and manage correspondence with all partners (invited guests, clubs, departments, other students interested in developing programs); should demonstrate good writing and communication skills in English and preferably Spanish as well

*Should be comfortable interacting with others, building good relationships between KJCC and the community

*Creativity welcome: to think up new program ideas, partnerships, and strategies for getting the word out on campus about KJCC’s undergrad programs and initiatives