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City of New York SUMMER COLLEGE INTERN - Parks in New York, New York

Job Description

TASK FORCE: Parks, Cultural Infrastructure and Capital Development

UNIT: Parks

JOB TITLE: One (1) Summer Intern



The Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is the City government's chief financial agency. OMB's staff of analysts and experts assembles and oversees the Mayor’s expense and capital budgets, which fund the services and activities of approximately 90 City agencies and entities.

The Parks Unit monitors the expense and capital budget of the Department of Parks and Recreation as well as the expense budget of the Landmark Preservation Commission, including developing cost reduction proposals, reviewing agency fiscal requests, and determining the budgetary impact of programmatic decisions.


The intern will provide assistance with the following:

  • Review and authorization of capital projects’ scopes and funding, specifically performed through the Certificate to Proceed (CPs) approval process.

  • Capital budget modifications to align with DPR’s planned project registration.

  • Expense and grant budget modifications to align with DPR’s planned spending.

  • Amendment of detailed spreadsheets regarding the agency’s expenditures by program area.

  • Ad hoc requests and special projects as needed.


As of June of the Program year the prospective interne must be a student matriculated in a college or be a recent college graduate (winter/spring term of the Program year).

NOTE: Appointment to this title is only valid for the duration of the Program, June - August each year.

Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.