Data Analytics Intern

About HDC:

The New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) is a public benefit corporation and the nation’s largest municipal Housing Finance Agency. HDC seeks to increase the supply of multi-family housing, stimulate economic growth, and revitalize neighborhoods by financing the creation and preservation of affordable housing for low-, moderate-, and middle-income New Yorkers. HDC’s programs support the construction and preservation of multi-family affordable housing in New York City.

For more information about the New York City Housing Development Corporation, please visit our website:


In the service of HDC leadership, HDC Policy & Analytics provides policy advisory, financial and data analytics, and operational planning services to increase HDC’s capacity to build and preserve affordable housing and advance the life outcomes of residents living in HDC housing.  The Data Analytics Intern will support the Policy & Analytics team’s data analytics work.

The Data Analytics Intern will support the Policy & Analytics team’s financial and data analytics work by providing quantitative analytical support to inform decision-making on new proposals, legislation impacting housing, policy plans, and business processes. 

Area of Talent                                   Data Analytics

Position Type                                   Fall Full/Paid Internship

Location                                           NYC/Financial District

Reports to:                                       VP Policy & Portfolio Analytics

Desired Class Level(s)                    Undergraduate

Internship Stipend                           $ 4,480 (dependent on confirmation of work schedule)

Intern Responsibilities:

  • Execute data cleaning, analysis, and visualization in Excel and R as needed for various projects. 
  • Extract data housed in HDC’s enterprise data systems and prepare it for analysis.
  • Assist in the design of model shells and data collection tools in Excel.
  • With the support of the Policy & Analytics team, plan data analyses and communicate findings. 
  • Undertake special projects/initiatives as requested.


  • Must be pursuing a BA or BS. This internship is open to all majors but see “preferred qualifications” below for coursework areas most relevant to this opportunity.
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Introductory coursework in statistics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Intermediate coursework in statistics, econometrics, math, data science, or computer science
  • Experience coding in R (Tidyverse), Python (Pandas), or other data analysis software (e.g., Stata) is helpful

How to Apply

Submitted resumes must be accompanied by a cover letter. Please email your cover letter and resume to or fax to (646) 304-4819.

As of August 2, 2021, all HDC hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability.

If you are offered an internship at HDC, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by HDC.

HDC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

HDC is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, HDC will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of the internship, please contact Human Resources by emailing Jobs@NYCHDC.Com.