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Success Academy in NYC Intern Positions
Date inactive: 3/31/2013


Interview Process: Resume/Cover LetterInterview Process: Resume/Cover Letter review -> Phone Interview w/ Intern Recruiter -> In-person

Interview Process: Resume/Cover Letter review -> Phone Interview w/ Intern Recruiter -> In-person

Interview or 2nd Phone Interview with Hiring Manager 

Start Date: May 28th (day after memorial day) but willing to make exception for highly qualified

candidates who won’t be able to start that early. Some departments have requested interns start as

early as possible (Enrollment, Leader Development & Talent) so willing to make exception for that as


TEAM! As an intern at SUCCESS, you are a key player in your department’s function as they work to

support our organization’s mission. 

Skill Set Growth and Development: Through ongoing mentorship and training during your time with us,

you will gain real experience, developing your project, time and resource management skills. All of

which can be applied to your future academic and professional endeavors. You will work directly

with a Success Academy Charter Schools Director who will oversee your work, help identify project

goals, and support your professional development. You will have the opportunity to attend

department and network-wide meetings as well as organization-wide events.

Weekly lunch presentations held by the Network’s different departments will give interns a sense of

the role they play in our overall function, providing exposure to the basic framework of a successful


Application Deadline: We will actively recruit and accept applications until all positions are filled.

However, applicants are encouraged to apply by March 31st.


Actively support our fundraising efforts by performing research on prospective donors, maintaining

our database of current and potential donors, offering logistical support for board meetings, and

planning several special events. 


Guide families through an extensive admissions process, building relationships and managing


 External Affairs

Provide support for our Education Reform mission through public relations, government relations and

advocacy work. 

Finance:  Direct and manage network financial strategy through analysis, reporting, grant preparation and

budget management. 


Acquire and retain top talent, acting strategically and tactically to ensure a high quality of life in a

stable, sustainable model. 

Information Communication & Technology

Provide technology infrastructure and solutions in partnership with schools that enable instructional

staff to focus on educating scholars. 


Develop and execute marketing plans to raise awareness of our schools among parents,

communities and perspective employees. 


Maintain schools and network facilities as the central authority for school-based personnel, from

managing renovations to field studies. 

Data & Accountability:  Help design test prep materials and provide logistical support so our schools can continue to rank in

the top 1% of elementary and middle schools statewide. As a Data & Accountability intern your work

will directly impact daily classroom instruction that will get thousands of students ready to ace the

state exams.

 Leader Development

Responsible for the training and professional development of all school leaders, the management of

academic consultants, and the development and execution of an extensive summer training

program (Leader Summit) for all new and returning leaders.


Interns will support the team as they further develop the THINK Literacy program and enhance

teacher and leader ability through Success Academy training methods.

 Teacher Development

Responsible for recruiting, training, and developing a master's degree program for incoming teachers

and administrators for Success Academies. Coordinate and plan professional development sessions

for fellows and teachers across our Network of schools. Support our Network teams and School

Leadership in improving teacher practice and driving student outcomes. Liaise with multiple teams to

ensure high-quality, consistent training in all instructional areas.

 Human Resources

The Human Resources team strategically supports employees across all of the Success Academy

Charter Schools through benefits and compliance and talent and organizational development.

Human Resources initiatives include performance management, benefits and compensation