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City of New York SUMMER GRADUATE INTERN - Environmental Protection & Transit in New York, New York

Job Description

TASK FORCE: Environmental Protection & Transit

UNIT: Environmental Protection & Transit

JOB TITLE: One (1) Summer Intern

CONTROL CODE: INF Intern-24-01


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 Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Transit Task Force develops, monitors, and maintains the budgets for DEP, Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC), as well as the City’s contribution to the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA). This taskforce addresses issues pertaining to upstate watershed agreements, wastewater treatment, transit service subsidies, and regulation of the City’s taxicabs and for-hire vehicles.


The intern will lead the following project under general supervision, with latitude for independent initiative and judgement:

  • Assist in Day-to-Day Business: Assist unit with contract and Certificate to Proceeds (CPs) reviews, invoices and payments.

  • Reporting and Analytics: Reporting of the MTA’s Financial Plan and analyzing data pertaining to DEP’s water and wastewater systems.

  • Visualize Data: Clean and visualize a data set from the MTA’s Open Data portal and TLC’s public reports.

  • Draft Memos: Work on backgrounders focused on TLC and DEP’s operations, exploring their history and how they function.

  • MTA Bus Company Proposal: Work on a proposal examining the City’s relationship with the MTA Bus Company.


Candidates must be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program in an accredited college, university or law school.

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.