Internship in Building Community

A paid internship for undergraduate and graduate students

A professional development internship providing wide-ranging skill development, contributing to the intern's readiness for the contemporary workplace. 

  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Community & Team Building
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Self-Management

The Internship in Building Community is ideal for growth-oriented, creative college and grad students who are interested in collaborating with others to help shape and support Columbia University’s High School Immersion Program.

For Summer 2022, we are offering an in-person residential opportunity on the Columbia University Morningside campus in New York City. The position will offer room and board throughout the duration of the program. Applications for 2022 residential intern opportunities have now closed.

For Summer 2022, we are offering in-person and fully remote Course Facilitator roles. Housing is not available for those applying for the On Campus Course Facilitator role. For more information on the application process, please visit the Course Facilitators tab.

These opportunities will allow interns the chance to build connections through Columbia networks, gain skills as a leader and community builder, and identify professional values that drive your career choices while contributing to a dynamic and engaging academic program geared towards high-achieving high school students from around the world.

Information Sessions

To learn more about the internship program, open positions, the application process, and pose any other questions, potential applicants can attend our information sessions. All information sessions for this season have passed, however if you are interested in receiving a recording of the content, please email us at

All interns are required to show evidence of COVID-19 vaccination and follow COVID-19 safety policies while on campus. Religious and medical exemptions can be requested and will be reviewed in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.