The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) administers internship programs to introduce college students and recent graduates to public service. Through the Urban Fellows Program, and the Public Service Corps, college students/recent graduates receive valuable work experience in exchange for academic credit or stipends, depending on the program.
Urban Fellows Program
The 2017/2018 Urban Fellows Program application period is now open.
The Urban Fellows Program is open to graduates no more than two years out of college. For more information about the Urban Fellows Program call 311 or dial (212) NEW-YORK if outside of NYC. Review all application information and click on "Apply Now" when you are ready to submit. A link to access the application will be sent to you when you enter your email address.
Social Justice Post-Graduate Fellowship
The New York City Social Justice Postgraduate Fellowship (SJPF) is a program for law school graduates to gain professional experience within municipal government.
NYC Service Fellowship
The NYC Service Fellowship offers a unique opportunity to obtain practical City government experience in the areas of volunteerism and community service at the City level. Click on “Learn more “ for information and access to the online application for the 2016 NYC Service Fellowship.
Public Service Corps (PSC)
The Public Service Corps (PSC) is open to undergraduate and graduate students eligible for Federal Work-Study Program internships. For more information about the PSC call 311 or dial (212) NEW-YORK if outside of NYC. (Application deadline: Seasonal)
Citywide Summer Internship Program (SIP)
In addition to the DCAS internship programs, a number of City agencies independently offer summer internships. DCAS coordinates the Citywide Summer Internship Program, which includes hundreds of paid and unpaid internship opportunities in agencies throughout the City. (Application deadline: April to May)
NYC Internship / Fellowship Programs
Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS)
1 Centre Street, 24th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Please note: The Fellowship Programs do not provide student loans, financial aid or scholarship for study.
Mayor's Graduate Scholarship Program
The 2017/2018 MGSP Application Period is now closed.
The Mayor's Graduate Scholarship Program (MGSP), open to current, full-time City employees only, offers an opportunity for New York City local government employees (employed by a City agency) with undergraduate degrees to study at accredited colleges/universities in the metropolitan area.