New York City Council

About New York City Council

The City Council, comprised of 51 elected members, is the legislative branch of New York City government. Council responsibilities include, but are not limited to: oversight of city agencies, enactment of local laws and legislation, budget power, land use power, and advice and consent over mayoral appointments. Most of the Council's work is done in committees which are staffed with specialties from various divisions of the Council, i.e. Finance, Investigation, Human Services, Infrastructure and Office of General Counsel.

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Political Intern

July 2019 - August 2019 New York City, NY
β€œIt was a fun and fulfilling work environment and I enjoyed helping the people of my district. The supervisors were kind and good at what they did.”

Community Services Intern

June 2019 - August 2019 New York City, NY
β€œI liked being in a small office and getting hands-on experience in public service.”
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