2014 NYC Summer Internship Program



NYC Summer InternshipsThe City of New York offers many of internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.

City Government Internships:
City government internships allow students to make important contributions to the City while participating in a challenging and rewarding work experience.

To complement the work experience, all summer graduate and undergraduate interns participate in a special seminar series that features top City officials presenting overviews of municipal government, specific agencies, and the latest issues confronting the City.


Criteria for Participation:
To participate in the summer internship opportunities in City agencies graduate students must be currently enrolled or accepted into a graduate program and undergraduate students must be enrolled in college or university.


Participating Agencies


DEPARTMENT FOR THE AGING (DFTA)
Aging 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.

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  • 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.

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  • OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE TRIALS AND HEARINGS (OATH)
    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 brough pursuant to the New York City Administrative Code.

    There are no postings at this time. 
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    BUILDINGS, DEPARTMENT OF (DOB)
    Department of Buildings 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.

There are no postings at this time.

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  • BUSINESS INTEGRITY COMMISSION (BIC)
    The Business Integrity Commission 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.
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  • OFFICE OF CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER (OCME)Office of Chief Medical Examiner 
  • 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.
     
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DEPARTMENT OF CITY PLANNING (DCP)
City Planning 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. The positions have been filled and we are no longer accepting applications.

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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. 
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CONSUMER AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF (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.

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CORRECTION, DEPARTMENT OF (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.

 

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (EDC)
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 http://www.nycedc.com/

There are no postings at this time. 
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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. 
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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.

 

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DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (DEP)
Department of Environmental ProtectionThe 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 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 4, 2014.

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FIRE DEPARTMENT (FDNY)
Fire Department 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.

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HEALTH AND HOSPITALS CORPORATION (HHC)
Health and Hospitals Corporation 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. 
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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.

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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.

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  • 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.

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HOUSING PRESERVATION & 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.

 

 

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HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINSTRATION (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.

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DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS (DOITT)
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.

 

 

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DEPARTMENT OF INVESTIGATION (DOI)
Department of Investigation 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. 
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OFFICE OF THE MAYOR (OTM)
City Seal The Office of the Mayor includes the administrative functions of the Mayor, the Deputy Mayors, the Advisors and Assistants to the Mayor and their support staffs. The Office develops and implements policies in accordance with the priorities of the Mayor and the goals of the administration. Several units perform outreach functions, such as the Community Affairs Unit and the Mayor's Office of Special Projects and Community Events. Other units provide services, such as the Office to Combat Domestic Violence, the Office of Immigrant Affairs, the Office for People with Disabilities, the Office of Veterans' Affairs, the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs and the Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability. In addition, the following units provide support services: Administrative Operations, Facilities and Construction Management, Fiscal Operations, Management Information Systems and Human Resources. Internship opportunities are geared for college and graduate students and are available full- and part-time, year round and are non-salaried.

The deadline to submit a 2014 Mayor's Office Summer Internship Application is Friday, April 18th, 2014.

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DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION (DPR)
Department of Parks and Recreation The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) 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.

 

 

 

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THE OFFICE OF PAYROLL ADMINISTRATION (OPA)
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. 
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DEPARTMENT OF PROBATION (DOP)
Department of Probation 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.

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QUEENS BOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (QBPL)
Queens Borough Public Library 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. 

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DEPARTMENT OF SANITATION (DSNY)
Department of Small Business Services 

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.

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DEPARTMENT OF SMALL BUSINESS SERVICES (DSBS)
Department of Small Business Services The Department of Small Business Services (DSBS) 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. 
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TAXI AND LIMOUSINE COMMISSION (TLC)
Department of Transportation 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. 
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT)
Department of Transportation 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.

 

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DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (DYCD)
Department of Youth and Community Development 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.

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Additional Internship Opportunities through the Public Service Corps (PSC)
Public Service Corps 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.

There are no postings at this time. 
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