This Week in Social Good | February 1, 2024

Hello, Social Good Career Community! We have a lot of great and exciting opportunities for you this February including the Designing Social & Environmental Change Event, Spring Career Expo, Humanities for Life Summer Internship Program, & more!

Designing Social and Environmental Change

Thursday, February 29th, 2024, 5:30PM – 7:00PM, Rush Rhees Library, iZone

This is an event that involves ideating and workshopping between students, as well as students and leaders. The leaders of the workshop include alumni whose careers are concerned with social justice and environmental sustainability.

Register Here! 

Featured Opportunity!

The Greene Center invites you to apply for the 2024 Humanities for Life (HFL) Summer Internship Program. This elite program connects UR students to paid internship opportunities with non-profit organizations in the Rochester, NY region.

As a member of the HFL program, you will receive a $5,000 stipend, three summer excursions, internship credit with transcript notion, and a dedicated career advisor!

Organizations currently recruiting with spots held for UR students include The Strong National Museum of Play, YMCA, Susan B. Anthony House, Rochester Museum & Science Center, United Way & more!

Now is your chance to become part of this elite program! Apply individually to 28 available positions through Handshake.

The deadline for applications is February 25, 2024.

Participating Organizations:

Communications & Marketing

Communications Intern | Cracker Box Palace | Apply Here
Graphic Design Intern | The Strong National Museum of Play |  Apply Here
Marketing & Communications Intern | Mary Cariola | Apply Here
Publishing and Marketing Intern | Open Letter | Apply Here
School Administrator and Communications Associate Intern | Garth Fagan Dance | Apply Here
Volunteer and Social Media Coordinator | Mary’s Place Refugee Outreach |  Apply Here

Community Engagement & Education

Community Engagement Intern | Goodwill |  Apply Here
Community Engagement Intern | Student Arts Foundation | Apply Here
Curiosity Camps Assistant | Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) | Apply Here
Curiosity Camps Instructor | Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) | Apply Here
Education Intern | Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO)  | Apply Here
Leadership Development/DEI Intern | United Way |  Apply Here
Nonprofit Administration Intern |  Cracker Box Palace | Apply Here
Public Programs Intern | The Strong National Museum of Play | Apply Here

Fine Arts, Media & Production

Camp Media Specialist | YMCA | Apply Here
Dance & Movement InternMt. Hope Family Center in Partnership with Swan @ Montgomery | Apply Here (2 Positions Available)
Festival Production Intern | Rochester Fringe Festival | Apply Here

General Business

Apprentice Coordinator | Writers & Books |  Apply Here
Collections Intern | Visual Studies Workshop | Apply Here
Collections & Conservation Intern | The Strong National Museum of Play | Apply Here
Development Intern | Garth Fagan Dance | Apply Here
Museum Intern | Susan B. Anthony Museum & House | Apply Here
People & Culture Summer Intern |YMCA | Apply Here
Pre-Employment Training Services Intern | Starbridge | Apply Here
Programming Assistant | Girls Rock! Rochester (GR!R) | Apply Here
Social Good Intern | Delphi Rise | Apply Here
Summer Staff Intern | Camp Good Days | Apply Here

Spring Career Week!

February 8, 2024: The Inside Scoop: Navigating Spring Career Week – Register Here! 

February 9, 2024: Career Clothing Closet Open House – Register Here! 

February 12, 2024: Cupcakes and Connections: An Employer/Student Networking Event – Register Here! 

February 13, 2024: In-Person Spring Career Expo – Register Here! 

February 15, 2024: Virtual Spring Career Expo – Register Here! 

Job and Internship Opportunities

AmeriCorps Student Success Coach – APPLY BY 11/3/2024

As a City Year AmeriCorps member, your service will focus on coaching and mentoring elementary, middle and/or high school students. You will help these students earn academic success, improve their attendance, learn social-emotional skills and develop positive behaviors at school. You will plan and monitor individual student progress and work with teachers on whole class instruction, breakout spaces and other in-class student assistance.

Teach for America Creative Doer: Teacher K-12 – APPLY BY 3/15/2024

Illuminate every learner with Teach For America, a two-year training and certification program aimed at fostering the growth of passionate, equity-driven leaders in our education system. Our full-time teaching opportunities in low-income communities across the United States tap into your passion for social justice, community building, and lifelong learning. As part of our corps, you’ll cultivate close-knit relationships and meaningful connections, partnering with parents, fellow educators, and local communities to uplift students within the classroom. Beyond the classroom, you’ll join a network of pioneering leaders striving to reshape and re-envision the trajectory of our education system.  Be a hand-raiser. Be ambitious. Be joyful. Ignite a love for learning and illuminate the path for every learner with Teach For America.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund – APPLY BY 2/15/2024

The 2024 HSF Scholar Program Application is now open and closes on February 15, 2024, 5:00 PM PT.

  • Every year, HSF selects 10,000 outstanding students as HSF Scholars from a broad and talented pool of applicants
  • HSF Scholars have access to a full range of invaluable Scholar Support Services, including career services, mentorship, leadership development, knowledge building, and wellness training
  • Career services include access to select internship and job opportunities with HSF corporate partners
  • HSF Scholars are eligible to apply for all Scholar Conferences including, the STEM Summit, Finance Conference, Media & Entertainment Summit, Entrepreneurship Summit, and Healthcare Summit
  • Exclusive access to the HSF Insider which shares invaluable information and career opportunities
  • Finally, and importantly, HSF awards more than $30 million in Scholarships annually and, depending upon available funds, HSF Scholars may also be eligible to receive a scholarship, which range from $500-$5,000 and are awarded directly to students


  • Must be of Hispanic heritage
  • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students
  • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the U.S., for the 2024-2025 academic year
  • Submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms (if applicable)

To discuss these opportunities or more, schedule an appointment with a Greene Center advisor through Handshake.

Have a great week!

Jennifer Hall | Career Advisor
Social Good Community

By Brittney Turner
Brittney Turner Employer Engagement Program Director