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Intern with the Institute

We are no longer accepting applications for Summer 2015.
Please submit a resume and a written statement clarifying why you want to pursue an internship at Cowen Institute and how your experiences may be relevant to .
We will be seeking one Operations Intern for the Summer. Description is below.

The Cowen Institute is seeking an organized, energetic, and dedicated intern to work directly with the executive staff to support the overall administration and operations of the Cowen Institute. The responsibilities of the intern will include (but not be limited to) conducting basic research and assembling data and information in an organized manner; manipulating data in Excel; formatting and editing Word documents; coordinating and carrying out operations tasks; and assisting with other necessary projects and completing tasks as assigned. Ideally, the intern in this position would work 15-20 hours/week.

We will also be seeking 2 Policy Interns this Summer. One term will be June 1 – July 3, and the other will be July 6 – August 7. If you are selected for either of the Policy Internships, we will work with you to finalize your schedule.

As an intern you will:

  • Understand the complexities of public education in New Orleans including a charter public school system
  • Work closely with the Cowen Institute staff
  • Gain experience applicable towards careers or graduate school
  • Earn credit toward graduation or fulfill your public service graduation requirements



The Cowen Institute will support Advanced Placement classes at four public high schools in New Orleans as part of its college readiness initiatives. Classes include AP Calculus, Chemistry, English Literature, English Language, Biology, and Statistics. We need you to assist with AP tutoring and/or mentoring students on the college admission process. Sign up here or call 504-274-3680 for more information.