Paid Internship Alert: MTA-NYCT, Department of Subways, Capital Programs

MTA-NYCT, Department of Subways, Capital Programs is hiring an intern interested in helping with tasks related to strategies and research.

New York City Transit Internship Project Information:
Project Number: DOS-505-CA
Department: Department of Subways
Division: SVP-Capital Programs
Work Location/Room Number: 2 Broadway, New York, NY
Title of Intern Position: Analyst Support Aide
Major(s) Preferred: Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration

Overview of Dept/Division:
The Office of Capital Programs is responsible for planning, coordinating and providing oversight for the capital program for the Department of Subways, including writing the Fleet Management Plan, the Subway Service Strategy, and maintaining the departmental Capital Asset and Condition database.
Project Responsibilities: The college aide will assist in research and writing required to support the Capital Asset Investment Needs & Strategy Statements, Rail Fleet Management Plans, and to improvements to the Capital Asset and Condition database.
All are important tools for the planning and prioritization of projects in future capital programs.
Special Qualifications or Background Needed:
• Research and analysis experience
• Good writing and communication skills
• Experience with databases and data management software a plus.
• Senior or graduate student preferred.

To Apply, go to:

How to Apply

Coordinator’s Message:

New students to the program must initiate the eligibility process with their career services coordinator/advisor. Internship coordinators/advisors whose students express interest in the Internship Program are requested to partner with NYC Transit to provide them with a valuable career development opportunity.

Coordinators/advisors who are not currently listed in the Internship-Mentorship program database must e-mail their full contact information to to obtain a user ID and log-on password to gain access to the Internship Online Web Portal:


  • Coordinators/advisors in our database must input the following information in the online web portal for students to receive a user ID and log-on password to apply: Full name, phone number, e-mail address, major credits earned, grade level (junior, senior, graduate student), expected graduation date, available hours, and residency status. Upon completion, coordinators must SAVE then SUBMIT for the online information to be accepted.
  • Students should make the following documents available to the coordinators/advisors to facilitate the process:
    • Updated resume
    • Unofficial transcript
    • Course schedule
    • Valid I-20 for international students
  • The coordinator need only input the student’s information once. An unselected student who wants to apply/reapply in a different semester may e-mail to gain access.
  • Students will receive an e-mail with a user ID and log-on within 48 hours of receipt of the coordinator’s submission, providing access to paid or unpaid projects according to eligibility (see Qualifications and Requirements). Go to to review available projects. Up to twelve projects relevant to major/areas of study may be selected. However, all projects must be submitted at one time.
  • The student user ID and password remain active for up to 30 calendar days. After 30 days, an e-mail from the student must be sent to requesting reactivation, including reason(s) for the request. Students need not return to the coordinator.
  • Only students of interest will be contacted directly by project managers to schedule an interview. Resumes of unselected students will go into a database for review by managers who have unfilled projects and are seeking specific talent. Therefore, students may receive a call from a manager at any time.
  • Selected students will be sent an e-mail inviting them to complete the eligibility process in person. I-9 documentation will be required from the “List of Acceptable Documents”.

We acknowledge and appreciate the cooperation of school coordinators/advisors assisting in this process.


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