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Intern - Ombudsman (ID: 105598) for Fall 2017

Agency/Facility

Off of Children and Family Svcs

52 Washington St.
Rensselaer , NY 12144

Division/Unit: Ombudsman Office

 

Web Site: http://ocfs.state.ny.us(New Window)

 

Proposal Information

Description:

As an intern at this placement, a student may observe and/or participate in the legal work performed by the office. This may include some, but not necessarily all, of the following activities:
- conduct research and write memoranda, briefs, letters, pamphlets, etc.
- accompany attorneys on visits to juvenile facilities and/or agency proceedings
- speak with youth in state facilities regarding their legal rights and any complaints or concerns they may have regarding
their placements
- notify responsible parties in an attempt to resolve youth concerns

 

Skills:

Research and Evaluation

Written and Oral Communication

Data Organization

Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint

Interested in Working with Youth

 

Internship Areas: Legal Specialties

Logistical Information

Payment? Tbd

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Rensselaer

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 3rd Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: 1st Year Law Student

Degree Concentrations: Legal Studies