Internships at OGS

The OGS Student Internship Program is a great way for students to gain valuable experience in their field of study.
Undergraduates & Graduates
Gain Valuable Experience in Your Field of Study

The OGS Student Internship Program is a great way for students attending undergraduate and graduate programs to gain valuable government work experience while also infusing new talents, ideas, and expertise into our workforce. Learn more about Internship Opportunities with New York State

Location: Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York

Salary: The current pay rate for Student Assistants is $20.72/hour (undergraduate student) or $23.15/hour (graduate student).

How to Apply: If you are interested in one of our current opportunities below, email the Office of General Services at [email protected] and attach your cover letter, resume, and the posting you are applying to. 

Additionally, you may create a profile in the New York State Student Internship Portal. This will allow you to search for internships, select areas of interest, upload a resume and submit an application. 


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Internship Opportunities

Applied Technology & Trades Internship Program

For Occupational Study Students

Get real-world experience! Internship program for students studying in an applied technology or trades course of study, including HVAC Engineering, Plumbing, Electrical Construction, Carpentry, and Mechanic and Motor Equipment.
A plant utilities engineer at work
The Empire State Plaza

There's so much to see & do at the Empire State Plaza! Meet your friends after work for one of our many concerts and festivals, like the Capital Concert Series, Food Festivals, Movie Nights, and more! Grab lunch from a nearby food truck and eat by the Plaza's famous reflecting pools. Enjoy the Plaza's history, architecture, art, memorials, and museum. The Plaza is convenient to downtown Albany and accessible by bike share or public transportation. 

The Capital District

The City of Albany and the greater Capital District is a vibrant and diverse community! Enjoy our outdoor parks like the Corning Preserve and Washington Park. Spend time in nature and take your bike out on Hudson River Recreational Trail. Find the perfect hangout to meet friends after work. Visit world-class museums, take in a show, or cheer on a local sports team. Albany's bike share and public transportation make it easy to explore everything there is to offer.