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2015 Summer Internship Program

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, 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.

Summer Internship Program

The Summer Internship program reflects the Comptroller’s Office commitment to provide a wide range of learning and work opportunities to students with strong interests in public service. The Comptroller’s Office welcomes the opportunity to attract a diverse group of college students to help enable a mutual exchange of knowledge, experience and service to benefit the Office as well as our interns.


Interns may be needed by a number of Bureaus throughout the Office; possible areas include: Asset Management, Accountancy, Budget, Audit, Press Office, Economic Development, Contract Administration, Public Affairs, Policy, Information Systems, Engineering, and the Office of the General Counsel. Those interested in applying for this very competitive program are encouraged to go to www.comptroller.nyc.gov to learn more about our bureaus and our missions.


Applicants must be currently enrolled in a BA/BS, J.D. or a graduate degree program. Those who also display a deep interest and commitment to public service will be considered among the strongest candidates.


Interns will receive $11.00-$13.00 (Undergraduate) and $14.00-$18.00 (Graduate) an hour for a maximum work week of 28 hours.

Program Term

The program period is from June 8th – August 6th.

Applications accepted through April 20, 2015

(Applications received after the deadline may be placed on wait list consideration)

To Apply

Applications acceptance will begin Monday, March 16, 2015. Go to Employment Opportunities and Summer Internships at www.comptroller.nyc.gov

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