The New New York Leaders: Student Intern Program provides a centralized location to access all New York State government internships.

The Student Intern Program welcomes applications from students attending undergraduate and graduate programs at colleges and universities throughout New York State, as well as New York State residents studying elsewhere. Each intern works in a particular area within a New York State executive branch agency or department, and has opportunities to:

Program Portal  

Interested students use an internship portal to view job descriptions, review and identify preferred internships, submit applications, and upload resumes.

Available internships can be filtered by degree concentration, occupational interest, location, and state agency. Students can apply for multiple opportunities with one application using the portal, and each host office or agency review applications to identify select candidates.


The Department of Civil Service hosts the Student Intern Program Portal, where students can:

The FALL 2024 application period runs from April 27, 2024 through September 11, 2024.

You will need a personal NY.gov ID to access the information below. If you do not have a personal NY.gov ID, please create an account.(External Link)

Eligibility Requirements
Fact Sheet

For Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Student Intern Program, visit the FAQ page.

State Agencies  

Once a state agency submits a preferred candidate profile, the Department of Civil Service provides the agency with a list of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment.

Agency access to the internship portal is limited to Human Resources professionals only.

Agencies will be able to access the internship portal to post internships for FALL 2024 from April 27, 2024 through September 4, 2024.

Portal Sign-in


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