Internships @ NYPL

To support its community engagement efforts and programs, The New York Public Library offers numerous intern opportunities throughout the organization.   Through internships hosted by NYPL and through partnerships with outside organizations, the Library creates an environment of ongoing learning for both staff and patrons alike.


To apply for an internship at NYPL, please follow the process below:

  1. Select the appropriate intern opportunity below
  2. Create a candidate profile, including resume, cover letter and up to date contact information
  3. Complete the NYPL Employment Application
  4. Answer any screening questions truthfully*
  5. Submit your application


*Questions will appear as pop-up windows so make sure your internet settings have the pop-up blocker temporarily disabled


Your application will be reviewed by a member of our Talent Acquisition team within 1-2 weeks. If you encounter any problems or have further questions about the application process, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions page for additional information.

Thank you for considering an internship with NYPL.

Good Luck!

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