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2024-WB--Water Board Undergrad Intern

2024-WB--Water Board Undergrad Intern

Posted on: 05/15/2024
  1. Full-time



  1. No exam required



$16.00 – $16.00

Job Description

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high-quality drinking water, managing wastewater and stormwater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP's water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.

The New York City Water Board (“Water Board”) is responsible for establishing the rates for and distributing the collected revenue of the Water and Sewer System of New York City (the “System”). The New York City Water Board must ensure that they are able to fund the entirety of the water and sewer system’s operating and capital needs.

The selected intern candidate responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

- Reviewing billing inquiries, correspondence, and phone calls
- Researching account histories and pulling old bills and records of water charges
- Preparing presentations and updates for the Water Board membership on policy areas and topics of interest
- Compiling and analyzing data contained in old databases and spreadsheets
- Other ad hoc tasks to support utility management

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.

Preferred Skills

- Student must currently be enrolled at a college/university at the undergraduate level - Student must have at least a 2.5GPA (on a 4.0 scale) - Student must have at least a junior class standing Selection Criteria: - Strong writing skills effective interpersonal skills. - Leadership skills self-motivation and ability to work well with minimal supervision. - Interest or course history in mathematics/statistics is a plus
Public Service Loan Forgiveness

As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/.
Residency Requirement

There is no New York City residency requirement for this position.
Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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59-17 Junction Blvd Corona Ny

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