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New York State Council on the Arts (ID: 105655) for Fall 2017

Agency/Facility

Council On The Arts

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

Division/Unit: Executive Office

 

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

 

Proposal Information

Description:

I. EXECUTIVE OFFICES
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Interns will work alongside Executive office staff to assist in areas of agency administration which may include:
* Administrative & Research Support on Special Projects
* Database and Contacts Management
* New York State Government Research
* Paper and Digital File Archiving and Organization

QUALIFICATIONS:
* A current undergraduate or graduate student
* Ability to perform diverse tasks with accuracy and attention to detail
* Great keyboarding and excellent written and oral communication skills
* Strong PC skills, MS Office, Adobe Reader and Web 2.0; multimedia and productivity websites (e.g. YouTube, Vimeo, ZoHo, Google Docs, etc.)

SCHEDULE:
Schedules are flexible and will average 1-5 days per week, 10 - 20 hours weekly. Business hours are 9 - 6pm Monday - Friday.

 

Skills:

Strong organizational skills

Excellent computer skills

Strong written and communication skills

Ability to work in fast pace environment

Perform tasks with detailed accuracy

 

Internship Areas: Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: New York

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Graduate Student

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Communication Studies, Liberal Arts, Visual/Performing Arts