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Code and Zoning Interpretation Intern

🚀 Summer Internship

New York

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Summer Internship

EngineeringNew York


  • The Code & Zoning Interpretation Unit is responsible for the interpretation of the NYC Construction Codes, NYC Electrical Code, NYC Zoning Resolution, NYS Multiple Dwelling Law, and related laws and rules. The unit responds to interpretation requests, trains examiners on code and zoning, and manages appeals of determinations made by the borough offices.

Additional Information:

  • This internship position reports in- person and does not require New York City residency. If selected, candidates must provide transcript enrollment verification statement from their school attesting that they are enrolled in an accredited degree program. Internship assignments may start as early as May, must conclude by the first week in September, and must not exceed a maximum of 13 weeks.


  • Should be majoring in Architecture, Engineering, Public Administration, Political Science, Urban Studies, or a related field
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • As of June of the Program year the prospective interne must be a student matriculated in a college or be a recent college graduate (winter/spring term of the Program year).
  • NOTE: Appointment to this title is only valid for the duration of the Program, June - August each year

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Assist with coordinating code development meetings, and following up in a timely manner on matters requiring further action
  • Assist with the creation of technical material for code committee review
  • Tracking code committee progress
  • Assist with coordinating training sessions for industry stakeholders, DOB and other city-wide staff regarding code
  • Assist with creation and maintenance of databases, spreadsheets and tracking systems, tables, charts, graphs, and presentations related to code development
  • Drafting meeting summaries and status reports for tracking purposes; preparing documents for local law formatting
  • Performing research regarding national standards and codes of other jurisdictions
  • Scheduling and attending meetings, including inter-agency, division, and industry


Work type

Part time

Work mode


Application deadline

Apr 10, 2024


New York