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New York State Council on the Arts (ID: 105654) for Fall 2017

Agency/Facility

Council On The Arts

300 Park Avenue South, 10th Floor
New York , NY 10010

Division/Unit: Programs and Operations Areas

 

Web Site: http://www.arts.ny.gov(New Window)

 

Proposal Information

Description:

Proposal Information
DESCRIPTION OF INTERNSHIPS

I. OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT
Interns will work with staff to gain training and assist in:
* General Administrative Support and Reception; Paper/Digital File Archiving and Organization
* NYS Government Research
QUALIFICATIONS:
* A current undergraduate or graduate student or recent graduate
* Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills
* Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access along with familiarity with multimedia and productivity websites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, ZoHo, Google Docs, etc.)
II. GRANT PROGRAMS DEPARTMENT
Interns will work with Grant Program staff and assist in areas of grant program administration:
* Working on an Electronic Grants Management/Application system
* Catalog grant application and work sample submissions
* Review application support material submissions (video, audio, and documents)
* Preparation and support for Panel Meetings, operation of media and technical equipment, and taking meeting notes
* Communicate with applicant organizations across the state
QUALIFICATIONS:
* A current undergraduate or graduate student or recent graduate
* Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills
* Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access along with familiarity with multimedia and productivity websites
SCHEDULE: Schedules are flexible and generally include interning 8 - 20 hours a week, Monday - Friday, for between 2 and 6 months. Office hours are 9:00 - 5:00 pm;TO APPLY: Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, no more than one page, containing 1) area/s of interest 2) available start and end date and 3) days of week and/or hours available. Also required are: a resume. Please send this material to Brenda K. Brown at: brenda.brown@arts.ny.gov. No telephone calls please.
Internship applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. NYSCA will only contact applicants with whom interviews will be scheduled.
The New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) is a New York State agency dedicated to supporting arts, culture, and heritage activities that serve the state's citizens and visitors. Each year, through a competitive grant program, NYSCA awards grants to non-profit organizations. In FY15-16, more than 1,850 grants were made to over 1,250 organizations.
NYSCA is now accepting applications to its Internship Program for Summer 2016. The internships are unpaid and may be performed for academic credit and/or work experience. Interns are needed in NYSCA's Executive Offices, Operations and Grant Programs. Interns will gain hands-on experience and valuable exposure to public sector arts funding policies; non-profit arts management and artistic programming; state agency operations; analysis and evaluation of grant applications; and integration of new technologies in funding and agency management.
Skills: Excellent written and oral communication; Strong PC skills, MS Office, Adobe Reader; Great keyboarding skills; multimedia and productivity websites; Proficient in MS Word, Excel, & Access; Internship Areas: Communications/Public Relations, Economic Development, Human Services, Information Technology.
Skills:
Internship Areas: Communications/Public Relations, Education, Information Technology, Public Policy

 

Skills:

Excellent writing and communication

Organizational Skills

Strong PC skills

Proficient in MS Word, Excel, & Access

Great keyboarding skills

 

Internship Areas: Communications/Public Relations, Contract Management, Planning/Analysis/Research, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: New York

Number of Interns Needed: 6

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Liberal Arts, Visual/Performing Arts