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Student Assistant (Statistical) (ID: 105713) for Fall 2017

Agency/Facility

Workers Compensation Board

328 State Street
Schenectady , NY 12305

Division/Unit: Policy, Research & Development

 

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

 

Proposal Information

Description:

The Student Intern assigned to the Workers' Compensation Board's Policy and Program Development Division will conduct research of policy and operation issues within the NYS Workers' Compensation Board and nationally. The intern will compile empirical findings, analyze correlations and trends in found data within a topic of interest, and assist with the design of statistical models to explain and predict outcomes. At the conclusion of the study, the Intern will draft an explanatory report summarizing the applicability and reliability of the model. The Intern is expected to work 10-19 hours a week during the school year and up to 37.5 during the summer.

 

Skills:

Researching topics/Report writing

Familiarity with Statistics packages

Data manipulation using spreadsheets

Quantitative skills in presenting data

Analyzing results

 

Internship Areas: Planning/Analysis/Research, Public Policy

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Schenectady

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Business Administration, Criminal Justice/Homeland Security, Health Services, Human Resources, Human Services, Legal Studies, Liberal Arts, Mathematics, Public Administration, Social Science