The Mayor's Office for Economic Opportunity works to reduce poverty and broaden opportunity by advancing the use of data and evidence in program and policy design, service delivery, and budget decisions.

We are seeking candidates for design, data, research, policy, and technology roles to develop and support digital products and programs that reduce poverty and advance opportunity for City residents.

Apprentice positions will sit within the Service Design Studio and the Product team.

Service Design Studio
Service Design Studio helps further the City’s use of human-centered design methods.The Studio partners with agencies to engage with residents and those who deliver services so that their insights can shape new and existing programs. The Studio team is versed in design tools, experienced in developing in-person and digital services, and focused on addressing poverty-related challenges. The Studio produces the Civic Service Design Tools + Tactics—an introduction to service design for public servants.

The Product team manages the Growing Up NYC, Generation NYC and ACCESS NYC products. The team follows a human-centered process, working with stakeholders to analyze needs, identify opportunities and design and develop products that make an impact. Central to the work on all products and initiatives, we conduct user research, which informs the user experiences we design, and work closely with internal and vendor technology teams to prototype, develop, and set ongoing strategy and roadmaps for digital tools.

We are hiring for four Apprentice Positions:


  • Location:
    New York City
  • Salary: , This is a part time or full time, paid by the hour position.
  • Deadline:


Minimum qualifications