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The Suffolk County Leaders in Training Internship Program


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The Suffolk County Leaders in Training Program provides college students with real world experience in public service. An internship with Suffolk County provides a valuable opportunity to view the inner workings of County government as well as the ability to gain professional-level public sector experience.

To get started, review the posted opportunities below and fill out the online application.  You will have to upload a copy of your resume. Your application will be sent to one of the county's departmental internship supervisors that best suits your goals and interests. 

Qualifications/Area of study

The Suffolk County Leaders in Training Program is open to residents of both Suffolk and Nassau Counties. We encourage students of all areas of study to apply; our program has included students with a focus in Business Management, Media Relations, Finance, Sociology, Political Science, Biology, and more.

The county has various internship programs, and depending on the type, some are paid and some are unpaid opportunities.  

Upcoming Session:

Below are recent opportunities posted by departments.  If you are interested in one of these internships, indicate it on your internship application.  

Current internship opportunities

Suffolk County Government

H. Lee Dennison Bldg

100 Veterans Memorial Hwy
P.O. Box 6100
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Riverhead County Center

County Road 51
Riverhead, NY 11901