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DOI Internship Program

 

DOI accepts a number of students during each of the Summer, Fall and Spring semesters for internships. There is no stipend for these internships, but we will work with you in fulfilling whatever requirements your school may have so that you can receive credit for your work with DOI. For consideration, you must submit a resume with coverletter, unofficial transcript, a brief writing sample and the names and valid contact information for your three references. Selected candidates will be notified.

Please note: all intern candidates must pass a fingerprint screening before they can begin working here, so please submit your resume as early as possible the semester preceding the one in which you desire to do the internship, so the screening process can be completed in a timely manner.

Please View Intern Job Descriptions below:

 

CONFIDENTIAL AUDIT INTERN


The New York City Department of Investigation, DOI, is looking for highly motivated matriculating third year and above undergraduate/graduate students with a strong interest in combating municipal corruption for its Audit Internship Program. The ideal DOI Intern candidate must be a good communicator with strong writing and problem solving skills. The Candidate must also have the ability to interact and work well with others.

DOI’s Internship Program provides students who are interested in fighting corruption with an exciting hands-on investigative experience. Interns assist investigators with cases that may involve elected officials, City employees or companies which do business with the City. DOI Interns are also tasked with obtaining and reviewing evidence, participating in interviews, and conducting financial reviews and audits. Therefore, DOI Interns must maintain strict confidentiality and successfully pass their Intern Background Investigation.

Audit Interns will work under the direction of a senior auditor, ensuring the collection, management and analysis of data from external sources. Audit Interns will receive an introduction into complex investigations through large scale data collection and analysis – learning about procedures, data analysis, gathering evidence, creating reports, and checking for accuracy. Audit Interns will participate in every aspect of the investigative process including the opportunity to attend various in-house investigative training sessions.

Preferred Skills:

  1. Outstanding academic record – 3.0 or above GPA preferred
  2. The ability to divide time between work and study
  3. Demonstrated interest in public corruption investigations and prosecution
  4. Conversational knowledge of NYC Charter Chapter 34 and Mayoral Executive Order #16, (1978 Koch Administration) and its succeeding amendments.
  5. The ability to handle confidential information with a high level of discretion, sensitivity and professionalism.
  6. Demonstrated ability to write succinct and organized reports
  7. Strong Organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to manage time efficiently, meet deadlines, multi-task and manage competing priorities
  8. Ability to work as a team by following directions
  9. Strong aptitude for math
  10. Excellent problem-solving skills
  11. Meticulous attention to detail
  12. Ability to meet deadlines under pressure
  13. A team player with strong interpersonal skills

INVESTIGATIVE INTERN


The New York City Department of Investigation, DOI, is looking for highly motivated matriculating third year and above undergraduate/graduate students with a strong interest in combating municipal corruption for its Internship Program. The ideal DOI Intern candidate must be a good communicator with strong writing and problem solving skills.  The Candidate must also have the ability to interact and work well with others.

DOI’s Internship Program provides students who are interested in fighting corruption, with an exciting hands-on investigative experience.  Interns assist investigators with cases that may involve elected officials, City employees or companies that do business with the City.  DOI Interns are also tasked with obtaining and reviewing evidence, participating in interviews, and conducting financial reviews and audits.  Therefore, DOI Interns must maintain strict confidentiality and successfully pass their Intern Background Investigation.

In addition, DOI Interns will be tasked with obtaining and reviewing documentary evidence, participating in interviews and agency visits, conducting programmatic and financial reviews, and audits. DOI Interns can also expect to prepare reports in which they concisely summarize the evidence uncovered during the investigations.

Preferred Skills:

  1. Outstanding academic record – 3.0 or above GPA preferred
  2. The ability to divide time between work and study
  3. Demonstrated interest in public corruption investigations and  prosecution
  4. Conversational knowledge of NYC Charter Chapter 34 and Mayoral Executive Order #16, (1978 Koch Administration) and its succeeding amendments.
  5. The ability to handle confidential information with a high level of discretion, sensitivity and professionalism.
  6. Demonstrated ability to write succinct and organized reports
  7. Strong Organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to manage time efficiently, meet deadlines, multi-task and manage competing priorities
  8. Ability to work as a team by following directions

To apply please submit your resume to: internship@doi.nyc.gov


Contact Information:


NYC Department of Investigation
Intern Recruitment Division
180 Maiden Lane
New York, New York 10038