Department of Civil Service

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Legal Intern (ID: 105698) for Fall 2017

Agency/Facility

Off of State Inspector General

61 Broadway Suite 2100
New York , NY 10006

Division/Unit: Inspector General

 

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

 

Proposal Information

Description:

We offer legal and non legal (college) internships to students in all 3 of our offices in New York State: Albany, Buffalo and New York City. Legal interns are responsible for compiling and analyzing documents; performing legal research and drafting of legal documents for staff attorneys; proofreading and cite-checking; drafting correspondence to other state, local and federal agencies; performing research for the entire staff, including investigators, attorneys and auditors; assisting staff with miscellaneous tasks as requested and creating databases, inputting data and analyzing such accordingly. College interns work under the supervision of our Case Management Unit to review and process complaints to determine jurisdiction. Draft referral letters to other agencies. Perform research, maintain filing system and track complaints in a computerized data base.

 

Skills:

Highly motivated, self-starters

detail oriented

Analytical thinkers

Excellent written and oral communication

strong legal research

 

Internship Areas: Accounting/Auditing, Criminal Justice/Corrections, Legal Specialties, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Unpaid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: New York

Number of Interns Needed: 3

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing 3rd Year Law Student

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Legal Studies, Public Administration