FAQs

Is the Office of the Mayor Internship a paid position?

Yes, the NYC Mayor’s Office Internship Program is now a paid internship. Interns are compensated based upon their Education Level.

Compensation Rates:

High School Students: $13 per hour
Undergraduate College Students: $15.50 per hour
Graduate Students: $17 per hour

What are the requirements to be an intern with the Mayor’s Office?

Interns must be a registered student accumulating credits and must be a NYC Resident. NYC Residency is required within 90 days of employment.

How long is the internship program?

The Fall 2018 – Spring 2019 Internship program runs from October 2018 – May 2019 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. NYC Residency is required within 90 days of employment.

Is housing available for interns?

No, we do not provide housing.

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