FAQs

Is the Office of the Mayor Internship a paid position?

No, the Office of the Mayor does not offer any paid internships. Any outside funding received for your duties as an intern must be pre-approved.

How long is the internship program?

The Summer Internship program lasts 10 weeks—from the first week of June to mid-August. These dates include first day orientation, service days, and other special programs. Please be familiar with your schedule during your interview.

Can I mail my application?

No. Only applications submitted via our website will be reviewed.

Does the Office of the Mayor provide sponsorships for foreign students?

No, we do not sponsor foreign students. All international students must have authorization to work in the United States.

Is housing available for summer interns?

No, we do not provide housing. Summer housing opportunities are available through the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and other local organizations.

Can internships lead to full-time positions?

An internship does not guarantee full time employment. However, previous interns have successfully pursued employment with the Mayor’s Office after completing their internship. Anyone wishing to work in the Office of the Mayor is required to apply for full time positions as they become available.

What if I have more questions?

If you have any additional questions not answered here, send an email to interns@cityhall.nyc.gov