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The Cyber NYC Internship Program is the City of New York's innovative internship program designed to support industry and develop NYC’s next generation of cybersecurity professionals.

By the Numbers


Open cyber positions in New York City area

The program facilitates internship placements for New Yorkers in cyber roles at partner companies. Participants are paid by the partner company and have a structured opportunity to develop technical expertise, network with industry leaders, and practice soft skills that are often essential to getting hired and advancing in an occupation.

Program Objectives

  • Identify, recruit, and place a cohort of diverse interns into paid cybersecurity internships in the private sector
  • Through partnership with industry, develop relevant and attractive industry-informed experiences, including networking opportunities and the practice and development of soft skills
  • Provide cybersecurity interns with hands-on technical training that further develops the skills and knowledge needed for success in the cyber industry
  • Expand, diversify, and cultivate the city's cybersecurity talent pool
  • Convert internship opportunities to careers in cybersecurity
  • Build career success and increase upward mobility by providing internships that enable critical thinking, creativity, communication, and collaboration

Application Timeline

Applications for summer 2023 internships are now closed. If you submitted an application by the March 31 deadline, you may continue to apply for roles by submitting expressions of interest via the job portal.

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Cyber NYC Partner Application

Interested in training the next generation of New York City’s cybersecurity workforce? Apply to become a Cyber NYC partner today.

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Key Dates

  • Now – May 2023 - Rolling selection and placement of internship applicants with corporate partners
  • May 23, 2023 - Pre-internship "Boot Camp" intensive training for placed interns
  • May – August 2023 - Summer internship period

For questions about the Cyber NYC Internship Program

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