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Internships

St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers both graduate and undergraduate students the opportunity to gain professional experience in their chosen field of study through internships.

Students who participate in internships gain:

  • Academic credit toward their majors
  • A head start in their chosen careers
  • An introduction to the professional world
  • Practice in skills like written and oral communication, leadership, organization, teamwork, flexibility, and critical thinking
  • Networking opportunities
  • Resume-building experience

Internship Types
Students may participate in internships for academic credit, or paid internships for which no credit is awarded. Career Services offers more information about the types of internships available to students.

Minimum Requirements for Internships
Undergraduate students eligible for internships will have completed 60 credits overall. They should have completed at least 12 credits within their majors, with a major GPA of 2.75 or higher. Graduate students eligible for internships must be in good academic standing with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Internships Around the World
St. John's University offers some international internships to undergraduate students in their junior year who meet the language prerequisites for each program. Opportunities are available for both graduate and undergraduate students in ParisLimerick, and Rome, and include positions at government offices, local universities, private companies, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs).

Contact Information

Undergraduate

Christine Yang
Assistant Dean
St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
St. John Hall, Room 145
718-990-1314
[email protected]

Graduate

Molly Mann
Assistant Dean
St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
St. John Hall, Room 145
718-990-1443
[email protected] 

Anthropology

Anne M. Galvin, Ph.D.

Art & Design

Undergraduate - BFA
Aaris Sherin

Graduate - MA Museum Administration
Susan Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Asian Studies

Hung-Yi Erik Shen

Biological Sciences

Undergraduate
Ales Vancura, Ph.D.

Graduate
Yong Yu, Ph.D.

Chemistry

Joseph M. Serafin, Ph.D.

Communication Sciences & Disorders

Patrick R. Walden

Criminology & Justice

Judith A. Ryder, Ph.D.

English

Jennifer Travis, Ph.D.

Staten Island
Robert Fanuzzi, Ph.D.

Environmental Studies

Dianella Howarth, Ph.D.

Government & Politics

William Gangi, Ph.D.

History

Undergraduate
Nerina Rustomji, Ph.D.

Graduate
Timothy A. Milford, Ph.D.

Public History
Kristin M. Szylvian, Ph.D.

Languages & Literatures

Spanish and Latin American & Caribbean Studies
Alina Camacho-Gingerich, Ph.D.

Italian
Annalisa Saccà, Ph.D.

Italian
Florence Russo, Ph.D.

Spanish
Nicolas J. Toscano, Ph.D.

French
Steve Puig, Ph.D.

Library & Information Science

James Vorbach, Ph.D.

Mathematics & Computer Science

Undergraduate
Mikhail Ostrovskii, Ph.D.

Graduate
Florin Catrina, Ph.D.

Philosophy

Kevin Kennedy, Ph.D.

Physics

Mostafa Sadoqi, Ph.D.

Psychology

Undergraduate
William Chaplin, Ph.D.

Graduate – M.A.
Wilson McDermut, Ph.D.

Graduate – M.S. & Psy.D.
Marlene Sotelo-Dynega, Psy.D.

Graduate – Ph.D.
Tamara Del Vecchio, Ph.D.

Rhetoric, Communication, & Theatre

Jeremiah Hickey, Ph.D.

Sociology

Roberta Villalon, Ph.D.

Theology & Religious Studies

Christopher P. Vogt, Ph.D.