Internships

Participating Agencies

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Department for the Aging (DFTA)

To work for the empowerment, independence, dignity and quality of life of New York City's diverse older adults and for the support of their families through advocacy, education and the coordination and delivery of services.

There are no postings at this time.

Administration for Children's Services (ACS)

The Administration for Children's Services (ACS) is responsible for the protection of New York City's children. ACS investigates reports of abuse and neglect, provides preventive, foster care and adoption services to families; and provides Head Start and Day Care services.

There are no postings at this time.

Office of Administrative Tax Appeals (OATA)

The Tax Commission is the City of New York’s independent forum for administrative review of New York City real property tax assessments set by the Department of Finance. The Tax Commission’s mission is to ensure that determinations of assessment appeals are made effectively, fairly and efficiently.

There are no postings at this time.

Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH)

The Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH) is New York City's central administrative tribunal. OATH conducts adversarial trials and related proceedings, in a wide variety of matters, including employee disciplinary and medical disability actions, license revocation and other regulatory proceedings, zoning matters, conflicts of interest cases, contract disputes, and other cases brought pursuant to the New York City Administrative Code.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Buildings (DOB)

The NYC Department of Buildings ensures the safe and lawful use of over 900,000 buildings and properties by enforcing the City's Building Code, Electrical Code, Zoning Resolution, New York State Labor Law and New York State Multiple Dwelling Law. Our main activities include performing plan examinations, issuing construction permits, inspecting properties, and licensing trades. We also issue Certificates of Occupancy and Place of Assembly permits. In all our activities, our focus is on safety, service and integrity.

DOB-001 Brooklyn Plan Examination

DOB-002 Buildings University

DOB-003 Cost Validation

DOB-004 Cranes and Derricks

DOB-005 Electrical Plan Examination

DOB-006 Emergency Operations

DOB-007 Forensic Engineering

DOB-008 Information Technology

DOB-009 Internal Affairs and Discipline

DOB-010 Labor Relations

DOB-011 Office of the Tenant Advocate

DOB-012 Safety Standards and Guidance

DOB-013 Site Safety Plan Examination

DOB-014 Staten Island Plan Examination

DOB-015 Technical Affairs Support

DOB-016 Technical Certification and Research

DOB-017 Asset Management

Business Integrity Commission (BIC)

The Business Integrity Commission (BIC) is both a law enforcement and regulatory agency charged with oversight of the private carting industry, the businesses operating in the City's public wholesale markets, and the shipboard gambling industry.

There are no postings at this time.

Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME)

The Office of Chief Medical Examiner investigates cases of persons who die within New York City from criminal violence, by accident, by suicide, suddenly when in apparent health, when unattended by a physician, in a correctional facility or in any suspicious or unusual manner or where an application is made pursuant to law for a permit to cremate a body of a person.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of City Planning (DCP)

The Department of City Planning is responsible for the city's physical and socioeconomic planning, including land use and environmental review; preparation of plans and policies; and provision of technical assistance and planning information to government agencies, public officials, and community boards. The responsibilities of the Director of City Planning, who also serves as Chair of the City Planning Commission, include advising and assisting the Mayor, the Borough Presidents, and the City Council in regard to all matters related to the development and improvement of the city, as well as assisting the Mayor in the preparation of strategic plans that have long-term implications for the city.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS)

The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) primary responsibility is to ensure that other City agencies have the critical resources and support they need to provide the best possible services to the public. To assist City agencies, DCAS administers the civil service system for all NYC employees; purchases and inspects goods in excess of $100,000 for use by City agencies; and administers the City's portfolio of public buildings, including City Hall, the Manhattan and Brooklyn Municipal Buildings, all Borough Halls and City and State Courts. DCAS also purchases, sells and leases real property and locates space for use by City agencies.

There are no postings at this time.

Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB)

The New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) is an independent and non-police mayoral agency. It is empowered to receive, investigate, hear, make findings and recommend action on complaints against New York City police officers which allege the use of excessive or unnecessary force, abuse of authority, discourtesy, or the use of offensive language.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Consumers Affairs (DCA)

Department of Consumers Affairs DCA HELPS BALANCE THE SCALES, KEEPING NEW YORK CITY'S MARKETPLACE FAIR. The City of New York created the Department of Consumer Affairs in 1969, the first municipal agency in the U.S.A. focusing on the rights and responsibilities of consumers and businesses. DCA conducts all of its efforts with a single purpose: To ensure that consumers and businesses benefit from a fair and vibrant marketplace.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Correction (DOC)

The New York City Department of Correction (DOC) employs just over 9,500 uniformed staff and 1,400 civilian staff. The Department provides custody of males and females, 16 and older, who — after arraignment on criminal charges — have been unable to post bail or were remanded without bail, pending adjudication of their criminal charges. These detainees constitute about two-thirds of the total inmate population. The Department also incarcerates those sentenced in the city to terms of up to one year, parole violators awaiting parole revocation hearings, and persons charged with civil crimes. Persons sentenced to prison terms of more than a year are held pending transfer to the State Department of Correctional Services.

There are no postings at this time.

Economic Development Corporation (EDC)

New York City Economic Development Corporation is the City's primary vehicle for promoting economic growth in each of the five boroughs. NYCEDC's mission is to stimulate job growth through expansion and redevelopment programs that encourage investment, generate prosperity and strengthen the City's competitive position. NYCEDC serves as an advocate to the business community by building relationships with companies that allow them to take advantage of New York City's many opportunities. Additional information on NYCEDC can be found by visiting the EDC website.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Education (DOE)

Department of Education (DOE) The New York City Department of Education is the largest system of public schools in the United States, serving approximately 1.1 million students in over 1,700 schools. Almost 135,000 people work full-time in New York City's public school system, with the shared mission of providing our students with an education that gives them the tools to thrive in college, in careers, and as active members of their communities.

There are no postings at this time.

Office of Emergency Management (OEM)

Office of Emergency Management Established in 1996, the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) plans and prepares for emergencies, educates the public about preparedness, coordinates emergency response and recovery, and collects and disseminates emergency information. To accomplish this mission, OEM maintains a disciplined unit of emergency management personnel, including responders, planners, watch commanders, and administrative and support staff, to identify and respond to various hazards.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

The NYC DEP is offering internship positions, paid and unpaid, for undergraduate and graduate students, in the areas of engineering, architectural, legal, information technology, customer services and administration. We are looking for diverse, bright, energetic students who want to make a difference. If you are interested in having an exciting summer interning with the NYC DEP, please click on the following link http://www.nyc.gov/html/dep/html/job_opportunities/internships.shtml for detailed job project descriptions and how to apply. The deadline for all applications is Friday, April 7, 2017.

There are no postings at this time.

Equal Employment Practices Commission (EEPC)

The Equal Employment Practices Commission (Commission) is the independent monitor of the employment practices of New York City's agencies. Created by the New York City Charter to promote equal opportunity for all who are employed by or seek employment with New York City government, the Commission's authority extends to 141 agencies. The Commission advises and assists City agencies in their efforts to establish effective programs to provide, and educate employees about, equal employment opportunities; implement and maintain effective employment practices which are non- discriminatory; and utilize discrimination complaint investigation procedures that conform to federal, state and local laws, regulations, policies and procedures.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Finance (DOF)

"We administer the tax and revenue laws of the City fairly, efficiently and transparently to instill public confidence and encourage compliance while providing exceptional customer service."

There are no postings at this time.

Fire Department (FDNY)

The mission of the Fire Department is to protect the lives and property of the City from fire, promote fire prevention and fire safety education, as well as to provide emergency medical services to those in need.

There are no postings at this time.

Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC)

The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), the largest municipal hospital and health care system in the country, is a $5.4 billion public benefit corporation that serves 1.3 million New Yorkers and nearly 400,000 who are uninsured. HHC provides medical, mental health and substance abuse services through its 11 acute care hospitals, four skilled nursing facilities, six large diagnostic and treatment centers and more than 80 community based clinics. HHC Health and Home Care also provides health services at home for New Yorkers.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)

All available information related to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene can be found here, including public testimony, job opportunities, legal notices and other documents.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Homeless Services (DHS)

The mission of the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) is to overcome homelessness in New York City. DHS prevents homelessness wherever possible and provides short-term emergency shelter and re-housing support whenever needed. The Department was established in 1993 and made an independent Mayoral agency in 1999. Since its inception, the work of DHS and its nonprofit partners has primarily focused on providing safe shelter, outreach services and, over the last few years, helping individuals and families transition to permanent housing.

There are no postings at this time.

New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA)

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) provides decent and affordable housing in a safe and secure living environment for low and moderate- income residents throughout the five boroughs. To fulfill this mission, NYCHA must preserve its aging housing stock through timely maintenance and modernization of its developments. NYCHA also administers a citywide Section 8 Leased Housing Program in rental apartments. Simultaneously, we work to enhance the quality of life at NYCHA by offering our residents opportunities to participate in a multitude of community, educational and recreational programs, as well as job readiness and training initiatives.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD)

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) is the largest municipal housing preservation and development agency in the nation. The agency's mission is to promote housing equality and create and sustain viable neighborhoods for New Yorkers though housing education, outreach, loan and development programs and enforcement of housing standards.

There are no postings at this time.

Human Resources Administration (HRA)

HRA Meeting Clients Where They Are.
The Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services (HRA/DSS) enhances the quality of life for all New Yorkers by providing temporary help to eligible individuals and families with social service and economic needs in order to assist them in leading independent lives. These goals are accomplished through the effective administration of a broad range of social welfare programs and services.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT)

The Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) oversees the City's use of existing and emerging technologies in government operations, and its delivery of services to the public. DoITT works to improve the government's efficiency through technology, and to make communication with the government straightforward and clear.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Investigation (DOI)

The New York City Department of Investigation's (DOI) primary mission is to promote the Integrity, effectiveness and efficiency of City government by investigating allegations of corruption and criminal misconduct by City employees and those doing business with the City.

There are no postings at this time.

Office of the Mayor (OM)

The Mayor's Office Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop the capacity to solve New York City's most pressing issues. The mission of the Mayor's Office Internship Program is to build a diverse pipeline of future public service leaders. This highly selected diverse group of men and women collaborate with staff to better the Office of the Mayor and New York City. All Mayor's Office Internships are unpaid. 

For more information and to submit your application, visit the Mayor's Office Internship Program website.

Mayor's Office of Contract Services (MOCS)

The Mayor's Office of Contract Services works with agencies, vendors, and providers to ensure that the contracting process is fair, efficient, transparent, and cost effective to the City.

MOCS-001 Technology Strategy

MOCS-002 Procurement Accelerators

Mayor's Office of the Chief Technology Officer (MOCTO)

The City of New York's Mayor's Office of the Chief Technology Officer (MOCTO) develops tech strategy and policies to make New York City the most tech-friendly, forward-thinking, and equitable city in the world. MOCTO is looking for talented, purpose-driven individuals to help us solve the many complex urban challenges facing our city.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR)

The employs over 3,000 employees (8,000 at the summer peak) It's principal mission is to keep the parks, playgrounds, and sitting areas clean and safe, while developing the City's recreational opportunities by offering quality facilities, programs, and events to meet the needs of all New Yorkers.
There are no postings at this time.

Office of Payroll Administration (OPA)

The Office of Payroll Administration is responsible for: ensuring timely and accurate employee and retiree payrolls and providing responsive payee services; maintaining and enforcing uniform payroll policies and procedures; coordinating payroll matters among central agencies including the Comptroller's Office, DCAS, OLR, OMB, Finance, and Law; ensuring the continued security, integrity, and effectiveness of the City's payroll systems; using technology to the greatest possible advantage in support of payroll operations; ensuring compliance with requirements of federal, state, and City taxing authorities; and managing and reconciling the City's payroll accounts.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Probation (DOP)

The Department of Probation promotes public safety in the City of New York by providing community oriented justice sanctions. It fulfills its responsibilities by supplying Criminal and Family Courts with information and dispositional recommendations; by supervising offenders through the monitoring and enforcing of their counseling and access to rehabilitative services; and by giving victims and their communities a voice in the justice process.

There are no postings at this time.

Queens Borough Public Library (QBPL)

The Queens Borough Public Library (QBPL) serves a population of two million from 63 library locations plus six Adult Learning Centers. It circulates more books and other library materials then any other library system in the country.

There are no postings at this time.

Queens County District Attorney Office (QDA)

The Queens District Attorney leads a staff of approximately 300 assistant district attorneys plus an equal number of investigators, accountants, paralegals, secretaries, clerks and other support personnel. The District Attorney has organized the office to reflect the prosecutorial priorities of his administration: violent crime, white collar and organized criminal conduct and so-called quality of life crimes.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Sanitation (DSNY)

DSNY is the nation's - perhaps the world's - largest and most diverse cleaning and collection agency.  Department of Sanitation is considered New York's Strongest.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Small Business Services (SBS)

The Department of Small Business Services (SBS) makes it easier for companies in New York City to form, do business and grow by providing direct assistance to business owners, fostering neighborhood development in commercial districts, promoting financial and economic opportunity among minority- and women-owned businesses, preparing New Yorkers for jobs and linking employers with a skilled and qualified workforce.

There are no postings at this time.

Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC)

The Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) is the City agency responsible for oversight of the for-hire vehicle industries in New York City including yellow medallion taxis, community car services and livery cars, black cars services, luxury limousines, commuter vans and paratransit services. Combined, TLC regulates industries that are responsible for over 500,000 daily trips, serving over 1,000,000 passengers. Our role is to ensure that each passenger's riding experience is safe, comfortable and convenient.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Transportation (DOT)

Our mission is to provide for the safe, efficient and environmentally responsible movement of people and goods in the City of New York and to maintain and enhance the transportation infrastructure crucial to the economic vitality and quality of life of our primary customers, City residents. In order to fulfill this mission, the Department regulates traffic, builds and maintains roadways, sidewalks, bridges, and municipal parking facilities; maintains and operates municipal ferry systems and monitors private ferry systems; and acts as an advocate and voice for better transportation.

There are no postings at this time.

Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD)

Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) facilitates youth development and community development by awarding contracts to a broad network of community-based organizations throughout New York City. These contracts support a variety of youth services and activities, including leadership development, runaway and homeless programs, structured recreation and athletics, tutoring and remedial education, cultural enrichment and delinquency prevention. These services provide positive reinforcement for your people, encouraging them to stimulate their cognitive, creative, social and physical abilities.

There are no postings at this time.

Additional Internship Opportunities through the Public Service Corps (PSC)

The Public Service Corps (PSC) is an off-campus internship placement program administered by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services. Summer and academic year internships are available to college, graduate and law students who receive Federal Work-Study Program financial aid or who seek credit-bearing internships.