In the Fall and the Spring, the Faculty Commons at City Tech hires design interns. This department coordinates all professional development, grants and assessment activities of the faculty here at New York City College of Technology. It usually begins recruiting for the Fall in mid-April and for the Spring internships in mid-November. Those selected for the internship need to complete a 35-hour training program in either June or January before the start of the internships as part of the Faculty Commons Design Team. There is a call for interns email that is sent via email to all students in the department about these internships.