Internship Opportunity: Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs

May 3, 2011 | Jobs & Internships



The Mayor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs (MOVA) was established by Local Law 53 in 1987. MOVA advises the Mayor on issues and initiatives impacting the veteran and military community. MOVA works with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the New York State Division of Veterans Affairs (NYSDVA), City Agencies, veteran’s organizations and other stakeholders to offer services to veterans, their dependents and survivors, while encouraging innovative partnerships to ensure creative problem solving.

Job Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Deputy Commissioner, performs administrative duties for the Mayor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs which include and are not limited to:

  • Screening and routing telephone calls
  • Maintaining the office filing system which includes and is not limited to the filing of office correspondence and related documentation, etc.
  • Attending veteran and military events and meetings with MOVA staff


  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with computer software, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to interact and work well with the public
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays, as needed

Preferred Skills and/or Special Requirements:

  • College student or graduate
  • A veteran of the United States military, with an honorable discharge

Salary: This is an unpaid internship

    • To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to:

Mayor’s Office Internship Program: www.nyc.gov/mayor

The City of New York and the Office of the Mayor are equal employment opportunity employers