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🚀 Internship

Collections Intern

🚀 Summer Internship

New York

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  • The candidate must be a current college student or recent graduate, possess strong organizational and analytical skills, have excellent written and verbal communication abilities, be able to multitask and work independently, and have proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite.
  • The Collections Intern at the NYC Department of Finance will be responsible for supporting the Outside Collection Agency and External Inquiry Unit with budgeting, reporting, invoicing, communication, and assisting with enforcement actions such as mechanic liens, levies, and vendor offsets.

Summer Internship

Banking & FinanceNew York


  • NYC Department of Finance (DOF) is responsible for administering the tax revenue laws of the city fairly, efficiently, and transparently to instill public confidence and encourage compliance while providing exceptional customer service.
  • The Customer Operations Division has oversight of the Department of Finance business centers, City Register’s Office, and the Land Records, Adjudication, and Collections divisions. Customer Operations is charged with the processing of tax payments, parking violations payments, and all other charges collected by DOF. The division is also responsible for recording property transfers, adjudicating parking and camera violations, and managing the full life cycle of the department’s enforcement activities related to unpaid business and excise taxes, parking fines, and Environmental Control Board summonses.


  • 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).
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to collect and analyze relevant data sets.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize projects as well as work independently.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance


  • The Collections Division is responsible for managing the full life cycle of the Department of Finance’s enforcement activities related to unpaid business and excise taxes, parking fines, and Environmental Control Board summonses. The debt collection process involves specialized professional collectors, experienced in the art of negotiation, who provide debtors with options and encourage full payment. The division utilizes several collection tools to enforce compliance, including notices, telephone dunning, outside collection agencies, and special projects aimed at locating and taking enforcement actions against assets
  • The college intern will work closely with the unit head of the Outside Collection Agency (OCA)/External Inquiry Unit on various areas of the unit functions to includes preparing budget, division new needs, contracts, reporting, invoicing, communication (written, email, telephone) with vendors, DOF staff and the public. The intern will also lend support to the OCA and External Inquiry Unit staff. This task includes assisting with completing and processing mechanic liens, IRS levies, New York State Department of Finance levies, NYC Sheriff and Marshal levies and ECB and business tax vendor offset.


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Mar 7, 2024


New York