The New York City Department of Education is the largest system of public schools in the United States, serving 1.1 million students in over 1,800 schools. New York City’s public schools are led by Chancellor Carmen Fariña, a veteran educator committed to partnership with all stakeholders of the school community, and to supporting teachers so they can provide a quality education to all students. An internship with the DOE offers you the opportunity to gain experience in the field of public education, while working for one of the most dynamic agencies in New York City.
Employee Engagement & Development Intern
The Organizational Development Unit (ODU), within the Division of Human Resources, leads the Employee Engagement & Development Initiative (EE&D), a department-wide effort to provide organizational development and culture programs and services to 7,000 Central, Field, and Superintendent Offices and its employees
ODU is seeking interns to support current program and event offerings within the areas of professional learning and employee engagement. The intern will work with program managers to provide administrative, logistical, and strategic planning and support. The intern will support the program implementation planning and creation of program materials and communications in the SY2017-18. As part of the project, the day-to-day work will also include project management, communications roll out, and planning event support.
Duration: October 16 – June 29, 2018
Time requirement: At least 20 (max 30) hours per week with a minimum commitment of 12 weeks; Flexible weekday hours.
Compensation: $20.00 per hour
- Fall Program dates are October 16 – December 20, 2017
- Spring Program dates are January 8 – June 29, 2018
- Interns will need to complete a fingerprinting and background check prior to beginning the program. The fingerprinting fee is $135.
Application Process & Deadline:
The application process runs from September 7, 2017 to September 25, 2017. Applications will be considered through September 25, 2017.
To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Organizational Development Unit at ODU@schools.nyc.gov. Please include “ODU Internship Opportunity” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
If your application is selected, you will be contacted via email for a phone (or in-person) interview.