Executive Intern

New York, NY
Entry Level

Executive intern

Organization Mission: Oliver Scholars prepares high-achieving Black and Latinx students from underserved New York City communities for success at top independent schools and prestigious colleges. We provide crucial support for our Scholars so they can realize their full potential and ultimately give back to the city, the nation, and the world.


Position and Summary Reporting:  Reporting to the CEO, the Executive Intern will directly assist CEO on administrative task and research projects.


  • Conduct research related to Black and Latinx student educational outcomes.
  • Research and identify evaluation tools to assess program impact.
  • Assist in foundation and corporate prospect research related to specific expansion goals.
  • Provide high-level administrative support and assistance to CEO.
  • May perform additional projects upon request.



  • Liberal arts, Education or related major.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suites
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program.
  • Part-time 10 to 20 hours a week from January 16, 2024, to May 10, 2024
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must be available for in person office hours based on office hybrid work schedule.



Desired Competencies

  • Takes initiative: Act on one’s own initiative; making the most of opportunities; undertaking tasks, even if it entails risk
  • Analytical: Understands complex information; making connections; drawing conclusions
  • Creative: Coming up with new ideas, approaches or solutions
  • Flexible: Manages to adapt if circumstances change
  • Written communication: Is capable of communicating well in writing, even with people who communicate differently
  • Monitors outcomes: Regularly checks whether work is on schedule
  • Verbal communication: Understands others and being understood in verbal communication
  • Teamwork: Work well with others and thrive in a team environment
  • Integrity:  Submits finished work-product that meets your own high standards
  • Commitment to excellence: Strives to do deliver your best work-product
  • Collaborative learner: Enjoys working with others to learn on the job.


Compensation: Stipend payment of $1,000



We are committed to ensuring our office and alternate educational and event locations are safe for employees and the constituents we serve. The policy of the organization requires all employees to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19 to safeguard the health of our employees, visitors, partners, and the constituents we serve.



Oliver Scholars is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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