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Bureau of Labor Market Information (ID: 105748) for Fall 2017


Department of Labor

State Office Campus Building 12
Albany , NY 12240

Division/Unit: Research & Statistics


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


Proposal Information


The placement is in the Bureau of Labor Market Information (BLMI), which is a group of approximately 30 economists, statisticians and research specialists engaged in producing a wide range of economic reports and labor market products.

The intern will work on a number of research projects related to New York State's labor market and the economy in general. Working together with a team of economists, statisticians and research specialists, the intern will assist with the preparation of monthly jobs press releases, associated web-based reports, monthly briefing documents for Department executive staff and the Governor's Office and various ad hoc data requests. The intern will also write articles for our award-winning monthly economics newsletter and assist with other assignments as needed.

The selected candidate(s) will: learn how official government statistical series are produced from beginning (data collection) to end (publication); more fully develop analytical skills useful in a wide range of job environments; hone their writing skills under the direction of a staff of professional economists, statisticians and research specialists.

*Please include writing sample*



Microsoft Excel

Strong analytical skills

Strong writing skills

Strong spoken communication skills


Internship Areas: Communications/Public Relations, Economic Development, Labor Management, Planning/Analysis/Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Albany

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Junior

Degree Concentrations: Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Science