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Student Intern (ID: 105721) for Fall 2017

Agency/Facility

Office of General Services

Corning Tower 40th Fl, Empire State Plaza
Albany , NY 12242

Division/Unit: Workforce Development Office

 

Web Site: OGS.ny.gov(New Window)

 

Proposal Information

Description:

The Office of General Services (OGS) is an agency of approximately 1,700 employees covering a broad spectrum of job responsibilities, educational and work backgrounds, and geographic locations. Among our employees are: administrative, information technology, and real estate professionals; office assistants; facility operation aides and assistants; parking services attendants; public building managers; visitor services assistants; offset print machine operators; janitors; mechanical, structural and construction engineers; architects; skilled trades professionals (electricians, plumbers, carpenters, etc.); general mechanics; plant utilities helpers, assistants and engineers; and contract management specialists. The agency is committed to workforce development and diversity. There are a variety of development opportunities that are open to employees¿from health and safety, to supervisory, to information technology training, and more. With work locations in Albany and throughout the state, OGS is truly a diverse place to work.

The Workforce Development intern will work on expanding and improving on the agency's Employee Engagement initiatives. This includes working on the employee recognition program, the agency orientation and on-boarding programs, conducting focus groups with new employees, and other aspects of employee engagement and organizational development.

 

Skills:

Strong writing skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Strong interpersonal skills

Highly organized

 

Internship Areas: Education, Human Resources

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 10 - 19

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Senior

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Business Administration, Communication Studies, Education Studies, Human Resources, Public Administration