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Unpaid Student Intern (ID: 105691) for Fall 2017


Division Of State Police

Division Headquarters, Building #22
Albany , NY 12226

Division/Unit: NYS Intelligence Center


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Proposal Information


Interact professionally with sworn and non-sworn members at a variety of levels;
Abide by confidentiality agreements provided by Division of State Police
Under direction of a supervisor:
* Assist Analysts and Investigators in the Criminal Intelligence Section with monitoring social media platforms in a proactive and reactive manner for criminal activity;
* Review newspapers, blogs, current events, and posts for current events, issues or concerns for law enforcement;
* Become familiar with commercially-available tools available at NYSIC;
* Under direction of a supervisor, review social media for threats to law enforcement;
* Under direction of a supervisor, monitor social media during mass gathering events for potential indicators of officer safety or public safety issues;
* Assist NYSIC staff in providing social media data potentially relevant to ongoing criminal investigations, assist with preparation of presentation materials; and,
* Support Criminal Intelligence Section staff as needed - for example, open source research for ongoing projects.

In addition to uploading your resume onto the New York State Student Intern Program portal, a New York State Police Application for Internship, a New York State Police Release of Information form, a letter of recommendation from your school and most recent transcripts must also be submitted. The application and release are available at

Please mail the application, release, letter of recommendation and transcripts to:

New York State Police
Internship Program Coordinator
1220 Washington Avenue, Building #22
Albany, NY 12226

*Prior to beginning an Internship, the student must pass a background investigation. This process could take up to two (2) months to complete.



Excellent communication skills

Self-motivated, directed and disciplined

Excellent work ethic

Excellent organizational skills

Experience using forms of social media


Internship Areas: Criminal Justice/Corrections, Homeland Security, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Criminal Justice/Homeland Security