Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness


The Staten Island Foundation (TSIF) is looking for a Student Intern to aid with the update of the 2019 study, “The North Shore of Staten Island: Community Driven Solutions to Improve Child and Family Well-Being.” The study was created by the Citizens Committee for Children with support from the TSIF and  Staten Island Alliance for North Shore Children and Families. The project provides the amazing opportunity to learn about the importance of using data to advance public policy and its intersect with community-based organizations. The Intern will work closely with all members of the TSIF staff and report directly to the Executive Director. During this internship, there will be many opportunities to learn about the field of philanthropy and its impact on the community.


About TSIF

TSIF is ran by a diverse group of nine community leaders from Staten Island. The mission of TSIF is to better the quality of life on Staten Island, primarily for the least advantaged, with a focus on improving education, health, community services and arts & culture. They accomplish this by providing the community with financial support, community leadership opportunities, collaboration with other entities, and supporting other local organizations to continue fulfilling their missions. To learn more about TSIF, please see


Key Responsibilities

• Develop workplan for the internship in coordination with TSIF staff;

• Review “The North Shore of Staten Island: Community Driven Solutions to Improve Child and Family Well-Being” and the various public data sources cited in the study;

• Intersect with the North Shore Alliance and its community based partners;

• Research and use tools such as the Citizens Committee for Children of New York’s Keeping Track database to update 2019 data points;

• Draft documents for use by TSIF and its partners to inform and advance TSIF and partner priorities.



Candidate will be a mature undergraduate or graduate student with experience and enthusiasm for data as it informs public policy, particularly as it relates to early childhood and families. A Staten Island resident is strongly preferred. Additional qualifications include:

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;

• Familiarity with online research tools;

• Demonstrated experience with data analysis;

• Self-starter with ability to work as a small team member;

• Ability to work approximately 10 hours a week with at least one day a week in the Foundation’s office at 260 Christopher Lane, Suite 3B, Staten Island, 10314. (Schedule to be agreed upon)



June 12th , 2023 – September 1st, 2023



Student intern will be compensated with a stipend to be released in 3 payments upon completion of agreed upon milestones totaling $3,000.


How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter telling us about your interest in this position to [email protected] by May 22, 2023. Please include demonstrated experience with research projects and social media. Applicants will be contacted for an interview. A decision will be made by May 31, 2023.






The Staten Island Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is firmly committed to complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. The Foundation prohibits discrimination against employees and applicants for employment because of the individual’s race or color, religion or creed, immigrant, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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