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Public Management Internship Program

The Public Management Internship (PMI) Program is an annual program which is administered by the New York State Department of Civil Service with the assistance of the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. The program offers a unique opportunity, offering exceptional individual careers in New York State government and public service in various state-operated agencies.

Minimum Qualifications:

Completed master's degree by August 31 in one of the following areas:


Salary negotiations for this year are not yet complete. The current starting salary is $33,242, increasing to $36,015 after successful completion of the first year. The job rate, normally attained after five years, is $44,847.


Two year internship with advancement after one year of satisfactory performance (Permanent employment continues after the two-year internship).

Career Tracks:

Positions will be offered in four career tracks:

Program Components:

Application Filing Deadline: December 1

For Additional Information and Applications:

Contact the NYS Department of Civil Service, State Office Building Campus, Building 1, Room 358, Albany, NY 12239

Tele: (518)457-6684

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