IT Administration Summer Intern

  • Internship
  • Remote
  • Temporary
  • Manhattan, NY
  • Applications have closed


$15.00 – $16.50 an hour

*****Please note: TRS is currently working remotely; however, this may change during the length of the internship based on the City of NY directives. As such, the candidate will need to commute to lower Manhattan for the remainder of the internship.*****

* The Teachers’ Retirement System of the City of New York (TRS) is a public pension fund that provides New York City educators with retirement, disability, and death benefits. TRS was established on August 1, 1917 and is one of the largest pension plan sponsors in the United States, with almost $72 billion in assets and over 200,000 active and inactive members, retirees and beneficiaries.

* Work across units to identify Level 1 (L1) roles, tasks and activities.
* Document the L1 activities in sufficient detail to enable cross training
* Identify tools, access permissions and other requirements for L1 task assignment
* Identify duplicated/redundant activity between units
* Provide recommendations of tasks to be moved and removed

Minimum Qual Requirements

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

Must haves:
Ability to coordinate and communicate across IT department units
Ability to understand technical details sufficient to document and explain in non technical terms
Ability to analyze and prepare documents, reports, and correspondence
Ability to learn new tools (application monitoring)
Ability to communicate roadblocks and mitigate risks accordingly
Ability to prioritize, handling multiple responsibilities

Additional requirements while working remotely:
Must have a working desktop/laptop with updated anti-virus & internet security software
Must have either a smart phone with a working camera or webcam on desktop/laptop
Must have access to a reliable internet connection, (USB connection preferred, but not required)
Quiet working area away from distractions
Capacity to read, understand, as well as follow oral and written guidelines
Must be able to work independently or with small groups to get work/projects done
Ability to acquire the skills to successfully work from home as needed

Additional Information

Teachers’ Retirement System of NYC, in accordance with New York City, state and federal laws, is an equal opportunity employer and thereby assures all qualified applicants equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, alienage status, or veteran’s status, physical or mental handicap.

The Teachers’ Retirement System of NYC offers reasonable accommodation during the application process for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance during the application or interview process and in completing new hire paperwork to accommodate a disability, please email requests to: TRS also offers reasonable accommodation during employment in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

To Apply

Apply via ESS for NYC employees and NYC Careers for external applicants.

We appreciate your interest and thank all applicants who apply. Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Residency Requirement

New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.