Host Organizations

We place our Fellows with some of the most accomplished and effective not-for-profit organizations in Brooklyn, in areas ranging from environmental justice to legal advocacy and more. Learn more about the work they have done by visiting their websites:

(NOTE: If you are applying for the Hope Reichbach Fund Fellowship and are interested in Legal Aid Society’s Intern Investigator Position, you must submit an application to them here no later than March 31st, 2017. We cannot place any Fellow with Legal Aid unless they have also submitted to and been accepted for this position.)

Brookllyn Defender Services

Brooklyn Community Services


Girl Be Heard

La Nueva Esperanza

The HOPE Program

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corps


Gowanus Canal Conservancy

Brooklyn Community Pride Center


Safe Horizon

Crown Heights Community Mediation Center


Are you interested in hosting an impressive college intern this summer?

The Hope Reichbach Fund is looking for Brooklyn-based organizations to take on college interns! Join our community this summer by hosting a Hope Fund Fellow!

More about the Hope Fund

The Hope Reichbach Fund provides scholarships to students who take internships in civic leadership and community organizing. Before she passed away in 2011, Hope Reichbach made a significant impact on her hometown of Brooklyn, including working closely with Councilman Steve Levin. The Fund continues Hope’s legacy of progressive values and passion for Brooklyn in the following ways:

  • Provide stipends to dedicated college students who embody the values Hope stood for

  • Facilitate internships with Brooklyn organizations involved in local issues and activism

  • Provide mentorship and network of contacts to our students; enhancing their career development

  • Create a new generation of leaders in Brooklyn

If you are interested in hosting one of our Fellows this summer please send and email to with the following information:

  • A 150-200 word description of your organization

  • A description of the internship(s) position(s) available at your organization

  • A confirmation that the internship position is full-time (35-40 hours a week)

  • A confirmation that the internship position responsibilities will NOT consist of more than 15% of clerical work

The deadline for application submission is Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Thank you!