Summer Internship Program – Engineering and IT
The New York City Comptroller is an independently elected official who serves as the Chief Financial Officer of the City of New York. The mission of the Office is to ensure the financial health of New York City by advising the Mayor, the City Council, and the public of the City’s financial condition. The Comptroller also makes recommendations regarding City programs and operations, fiscal policies, and financial transactions. In addition, the Comptroller manages assets of the five New York City Pension Funds, performs budgetary analyses, and audits City agencies, registers proposed contracts, determines credit needs, issues and sells City obligations. The Office employs a workforce of 760 professional staff which includes: accountants, auditors, attorneys, information technology specialists, economists, engineers, budget, financial and investment analysts, claim specialists and researchers in addition to administrative and support staff.
Comptroller’s Office is committed to providing a wide range of learning and work opportunities to students with an interest in public service.
Over the course of the nine-week program, interns will participate in hands-on departmental projects in their assigned bureau as well as an overall enrichment program that includes networking opportunities, professional development programming and community service activities.
Students are expected to work 28 hours a week on a Monday – Thursday schedule.
We are seeking hardworking interns who are committed to public service and have excellent technical and research skills. IT and Engineering interns are needed in the following areas:
Bureau of Engineering – To assist in reviewing construction contract claims and perform engineering research.
Bureau of Audit – to assist in ongoing research and fieldwork for various IT and Engineering Audits.
Bureau of Information Services – to assist in a variety of technical services, including but not limited to web design, application development, and general technical support.
Our office is located at the David Dinkins Municipal Building, 1 Centre St. Manhattan. However, we plan to host a summer intern program consistent with the safety of all of our employees given the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. We will provide additional guidance as to work location and other important logistics as more information becomes available in the coming months.
All intern applicants must be enrolled in a degree program for the Fall of 2021. Students graduating in the spring or summer of 2021 should not apply, unless they have proof of enrollment in a graduate program for Fall 2021.
Successful candidates will have excellent communication and research skills and relevant education and experience. Those who also display a deep interest and commitment to public service will be considered among the strongest candidates.
Undergraduate interns will receive an hourly salary in the range $15.50 – $16.50, based on college year level. Graduate and Law students will receive an hourly salary in the range $19.00 – $22.50, also based on year of study. All interns will work a 28 hour week.
The program period is from June 7 – August 5th.
Complete the general application at https://comptroller.nyc.gov/jobs/summer-internship-program/. You will be able to indicate your area of interest. Applications will be accepted January 2 through March 6
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H/V