About Student Programs



From the halls of higher-learning to the halls of the State Capitol, New York State Senate Student Programs offers undergraduate and graduate students exciting opportunities to learn about state government and to experience firsthand the legislative process.

If you have ever thought about a career in public service or state government, now is the time to get started! Our on-site, experiential learning programs provide students with a work experience that is both professionally rewarding and academically enriching.

Below are just a few examples of the benefits of participating in one of our programs:

  • Earn up to 15 credits from your college or university toward your degree (undergraduate students only)
  • Each participating student receives a program stipend – earn money while you learn
  • Potential for full-time employment in the Senate after completion of the program
  • Excellent networking and career-building opportunities


Why not take your learning to the next level? For more information on charting a course to a future career in government, click on the link below for the program that best fits you.

           Learn more about our Session Assistants Program for undergraduates here.

           Learn more about our Senate Fellowships for graduate students here.