City government internships allow high-school and college students to make important contributions to the City while experiencing first-hand the rewards that come with working for the people of New York City.
The New York City Public Service Corps (PSC) is the nation's first and largest off-campus internship program for college students. The program offers paid Federal Work-Study internships, as well as placements in which students may work for academic credit.
Since the program's inception in 1966, over 100,000 students from more than 100 colleges and universities have participated in the PSC program.
NYC Public Service Corps
NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services
1 Centre Street, Rm 2435
New York, NY 10007
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The City of New York offers paid and un-paid internship opportunities through placements in agencies across the city.
Please refer to the Eligibility and Application Process pages for participation requirements.
Every year, the Department of Education provides 50 public high-school students the opportunity to participate in the Automotive High School Internship Program. This paid position allows students the hands-on experience working along-side City experts in maintaining the largest municipal fleet in the United States.
The CTE Facilities Internship Program is a rare opportunity for Career and Technical Education high-school students to gain valuable, real-life experience in their area of study by pairing them with DCAS professionals as they maintain buildings across the city.
Email the CTE Coordinator (select "Message Topic > Facilities Management" from the drop down menu) for more information.
For information regarding additional internship opportunities within the City, please visit NYC Jobs.
Are you a New York City agency supervisor looking for a star intern to support your team? Consider hiring a NYC Public Service Corps (PSC) work-study intern to fulfill your agency’s immediate support needs, and you might be training the next generation for public service!
PSC interns are New York City college students who are available during academic semesters. Interns are paid $15.50-19.90 per hour and must work around their class schedules, for up to 20 hours each week during spring and fall and up to 35 hours during summer. A hiring agency is responsible for only 25% of an intern’s salary. As part of a City agency collaboration with schools and federal work-study programs, the PSC program provides the added advantage of skilled and diverse student supports. To learn more and sign up to mentor and train today’s students for a future career in public service, contact us at email@example.com or (212) 386-0057.