You can get information about City internship programs.

The City's Ladders for Leaders program offers high school and college students paid summer internships with leading corporations, non-profit organizations, and government agencies in New York City.

The program is an initiative of the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and supported by the NYC Center for Youth Employment and the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City.

Participants receive 30 hours of pre-employment training designed to teach essential workplace readiness skills and business etiquette.

Online

Get more information about Ladders for Leaders and how to apply.

By Phone

  • Agency: Department of Youth and Community Development
  • Division: Youth Connect
  • Phone Number: (800) 246-4646
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

You can get information about internship programs with New York City for young adults, college age undergraduates, and those who recently graduated college.

The Department of Citywide Administrative Services administers internships to introduce participants to public services.

Get more information about internships with the City.

The Intern & Earn program, which used to be known as the Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) is a 14-week paid internship program for out-of-school and unemployed young adults ages 16 to 24.

Intern & Earn offers you the chance to develop essential skills for today's workforce through a combination of:

  • Educational workshops
  • Counseling
  • Short-term paid internships

The program's goal is to connect Intern & Earn graduates to work, advanced training, or education.

Locations for the organizations sponsoring internships will be provided. You can get applications from these sites.

The City will provide additional assistance to out-of-school and unemployed youth ages 16 to 21 who have not been able to locate a suitable Intern & Earn (formerly the Young Adult Internship Program) sponsor organization.

Online

Learn more about the Intern & Earn Program and sponsor organizations.

Use Site Finder to search for Youth Employment.

By Phone

  • Agency: Department of Youth and Community Development
  • Division: Youth Connect
  • Phone Number: (800) 246-4646
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM