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SCA’s High School Summer Internship Program

The SCA Summer Internship Program (“SIP”) recruits talented NYC public high school students for a six-week paid internship with various SCA departments and SCA business partners throughout New York City. SIP is designed to expose students to careers in various industries including but not limited to architecture, engineering, construction management, information technology, business, real estate and/or public administration.  The program provides interns with a diverse internship experience along with career mentoring.  A 10 hour OSHA construction safety course will be provided for students whose internships may include a visit to one or more construction sites. Students who are under the age of 18 will also be required to submit a signed parent consent form prior to participating in such site visits.  Students spend four days a week with their intern host and the remaining day attending educational programming.

Program Highlights:

  • Students receive career exposure and mentoring. 
  • Students participate in various workshops on business etiquette, workplace communication, MS Excel, career exploration, college preparation, college success factors, leadership, financial literacy, mental health and hygiene, and may include a tour of a SCA construction site.
  • Students are able to network with industry professionals, interns and staff members. 
  • Students are paid $15 an hour for 30 hours a week during the six week internship.

Eligibility:

  • The program is open to New York City public high school students.
  • GPA requirement: 80 or above.
  • Students must be available for the program’s six week duration.
  • Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment must be able to provide original unexpired I-9 documentation to show their identity and employment authorization to work in the United States as well as  age-appropriate working papers (for those born after July 5, 2004), and
  • If selected, applicants must provide original proof that that they are fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine. 

Application Process:

  • Students must submit the following as part of their completed application by April 1:  online application for the Summer Intern 2022 position, current resume, and complete official transcript.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have any difficulties, please contact SIP at SCAINTERNSHIPS@nycsca.org.
  • Click Applicant Login below. Review the Job Details Page and Scroll down the page and Click Apply.
  • Click Application Guide below for instructions on how to complete and submit the online application.
  • Upload your resume to the online application.
  • Upload your transcript, as a pdf document, to the online application or ask your school counselor to send the document to SIP by email to SCAINTERNSHIPS@nycsca.org.
  • Students will be notified by email of the selection decisions for the interview process by April 8.  Students selected to interview will be contacted to arrange an interview appointment via MS Teams during the NYC DOE Spring break from April 18-22.
  • Students who complete the interview process will be notified of the final selection decisions for the program by April 26. Students selected for SIP will receive a SCA employment package by email. They will need to submit a scanned copy of their completed employment  package, along with a copy of their age-appropriate working papers (for those born after July 5, 2004)  I-9 documentation, to show identify and work authorization, and a copy of their vaccination card by email by May 2. Selected students will be required to present their original I-9 document(s), working papers (if applicable) and vaccination card to the SCA’s Human Resources department on or before the program start date.

 

Attachments:

 

Information and Application for Working Papers:

 

I-9 Form and List of Acceptable I-9 Documents

You must provide one item from Column A OR One item from Column B AND One item from Column C as outlined on page 3 of the I-9 form available via the link below:

 

The application period for the Summer Internship Program will run from February 24- April 1, 2022.

 

The SCA's internship programs follow the agency's avoidance of nepotism policy. SCA employees and SCA consultants should consult the agency’s nepotism policy on the SCANetwork

 

Inquiries may be emailed to: SCA Internships

 
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The New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) offers exciting internship programs for high school and college students.

SCA's College Internship Program

The SCA's College Internship Program ("CIP") was established to attract and recruit talented college students interested in art history, architecture and/or engineering (civil, electrical, mechanical, structural) design, construction management, information technology, business, legal, public administration, and other careers within the public sector.

Program Highlights:

  • Students receive progressively challenging work assignments and career mentoring.
  • Students may intern up to 20 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters, and up to 37.5 hours

    per week during the summer (from June through August).

  • Students are paid $18.00 per hour.

Eligibility:

  • The program is open to full-time college students enrolled in an accredited four-year bachelor’s degree

    program or in graduate degree program.

  • Effective verbal and written communications skills are important.
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs is preferred.
  • GPA requirements: 3.0 or above.
  • Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment must be able to present original unexpired

    documentation to show their identity and employment authorization to work in the United States.

  • If selected, applicants must provide original proof of having received at least one dose of an approved

    COVID-19 vaccine before their start date.

Application Process:

  • Submit a resume and cover letter indicating the area you are interested in being considered for an Internship.
  • Selected finalists will be notified and an interview will be scheduled with the selected area.

 

The SCA's internship programs follow the agency's avoidance of nepotism policy. SCA employees and SCA consultants should consult the agency’s nepotism policy on the SCANetwork. 

 

Inquiries may be emailed to: SCA Internships