NYC Department of Parks and Recreation

About NYC Department of Parks and Recreation

NYC Parks is the steward of more than 30,000 acres of land — 14 percent of New York City — including more than 5,000 individual properties ranging from Coney Island Beach and Central Park to community gardens and Greenstreets.

We operate more than 800 athletic fields and nearly 1,000 playgrounds, 1,800 basketball courts, 550 tennis courts, 65 public pools, 51 recreational facilities, 15 nature centers, 14 golf courses, and 14 miles of beaches. We care for 1,200 monuments and 23 historic house museums. We look after 600,000 street trees, and two million more in parks.

We are New York City's principal providers of recreational and athletic facilities and programs. We are home to free concerts, world-class sports events, and cultural festivals.


Site Survey Intern

May 2019 - August 2019 New York City, NY
“As a Site Surveyor at Parks and Rec, I had the amazing opportunity to travel all around the five-boroughs, exploring diverse communities, beautiful parks, and nature preserves while learning technical surveying skills. ”

Public Programming Intern

May 2017 - August 2017 Bayside, NY
“Enjoyed working with NYC parks and enjoyed working with the Queens community ”
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